INTRODUCING THE BANANA REPUBLIC ISSA LONDON LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION

  Photos courtesy of: SKYFALL BLUE I guess there really is quite something very exciting with designer collaborations, the coming together of big Fashion Houses or in this case, the fashion label whose name was launched when the Duchess of Cambridge donned the now world famous satin blue engagement dress in November 2010. Fast forward…

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THE 2013 ARBORETUM FESTIVAL: Music, Food and Art All Rolled In One

Last year, Ottawa welcomed the ARBORETUM FESTIVAL to its lineup of wonderful festivals for the summer season. But what exactly makes it stand out from the rest? Well, not only does it showcase Canadian musicians but it also has the best that Ottawa’s foodie scene has to offer. Inspired by progressive arts festivals around the…

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THE OPERA LYRA OTTAWA – ALL IN THE NAME OF THE OPERA (PART I)

When the Opera Lyra Ottawa announced last year that it’s newly appointed Director General is John Peter Jeffries in time for its 28th season, OLO also renewed its commitment to nurturing and showcasing Canadian talents and educating young audiences and instilling in them the love of opera and the arts. All photos in this post…

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Welcome 2013: THANN, Resolutions And NYE Celebrations

Just because Christmas has come and gone with every present unwrapped and we’ve all eaten ourselves silly, it doesn’t mean the festivities are over. In fact, one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year is the one that ends it and welcomes in the new one – the New Year’s Eve party.   The…

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OTTAWA FASHION: @20YS IS GUEST JUDGE FOR STEPPING OUT 2012

There is something I am extremely excited to share with you – an international organization called Dress for Success (DFS). In 2011, Dress for Success Ottawa opened its doors and to date, DFS outfitted over 275 local Ottawa-area women who are set to enter the workforce.  While Dress for Success Ottawa is best known for…

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