ONE-FOR-ONE, FOR ALL: TOMS FOR TARGET HOLIDAY COLLECTION – THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

As the temperature drops just a bit lower, the days get shorter and the sun seems to stay away longer, we are comforted by the fact that the holiday is just around the corner. The stores start to twinkle with every Christmas lights and ornaments up on display and the aisles get filled with glittering…

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FROM HAPPY CANADA DAY TO HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

I am feverishly in love. With summer that is. I think I’ve waxed poetic on how absolutely magical summertime is (see last post for recap) that aside from the sun brightly shining, the birds chirping happily in the morning as the clouds part for the blue skies to come in, everyone just really seems to…

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Au revoir 2013, Bonjour 2014! Top 5 Short and Sweet New Year’s Resolution

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Indeed it is as the merriment of Christmas gives way to the excitement of the New Year, this stupendous feeling extends all the way to the first month of the year – January! Despite the inhumane frigid temperature this side of the world, January is more than…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: WHAT TO WEAR TO CHRISTMAS PARTIES (PART II) AND LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS

It is two days to Christmas my friends and I cannot tell you how thrilled I am for this day to finally come! The hustle and bustle everywhere as they shop for food and gifts lends to the festive spirit of the season! That festive spirit certainly extends to Christmas parties, which makes it even…

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CBC NEWS OTTAWA’S LUCY VAN OLDENBARNEV TALKS CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WITH @20YS AND @613STYLE IN #OUROTTAWA

Why are we sooo very excited this week? Well, after a very successful stint at CBC NEWS Ottawa in it’s new show Our Ottawa, a weekly magazine television program featuring stories and people our city is talking about, we are invited back for a Holiday / Christmas special. Join Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, me and Grace Oudomo of 613…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: MY PERSONAL CHRISTMAS WISH LIST

It’s been absolutely fun and magical sharing with you guys our Twenty York Street’s top picks for this holiday (#20YSHOLIDAYS). Part of this guide is my annual Christmas Wish list, which longed replaced my letters to Santa though I may just write on this year for extra insurance. While browsing over hundreds (literally) of stores,…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: ROWENTA CANADA’S ULTIMATE CURLING IRON – THE CURL ACTIVE

  Having the stereotypical Asian hair – pin straight, sleek one line from top to bottom – can be both a blessing and a curse. I normally don’t have to do anything much with my hair other than shampoo and condition it daily with THANN, it’s always looks the same way whether I just woke…

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