LE CHATEAU’S THE WEDDING BOUTIQUE MEETS THE GOVERNOR GENERAL PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS #GGAWARDS

Perhaps one of the easiest and the hardest events to get dressed up for are formal black tie affair coupled with red carpet arrivals. Easy because you know exactly the proper dress code, it’s not casual business (what does that even mean?) or daytime cocktail (you mean a dress code for when you drink mimosas?)….

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THRIFTING 101: 8 TIPS ON HOW TO SHOP AT VALUE VILLAGE

For those of us who love to shop, it’s always fun to add a level of difficulty to the task. Why head straight to a shopping mall where you can shop in ease and comfort of an impeccably arranged clothing rack when you ca add a bit of spice into your shopping adventure. It’s like…

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DON’T MISS: NORDSTROM’S HALF YEARLY SALE IS MASSIVE

One of the biggest things that ever happened in the still booming Ottawa retail landscape is the opening of the US retail giant Nordstrom. For a long time, rumours have been buzzing on what is set to replace the old Sears store at Rideau Centre’s prime location. There we talks that it would be Quebec’s…

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TOP 5 FRAGRANCE PICKS FOR SPRING AT NORDSTROM OTTAWA BY SID CRATZBAG

Just like in the world of fashion and beauty, the fragrance industry is ever changing, ever evolving. There are so many things to consider when you choosing the right fragrance for the right occasion. Do you like it musky or spicy or do you like it sweet and dainty. Floral, citrusy, bergamot, Ylang Ylang, vanilla,…

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TOP 5 SPRING TRENDS FROM JOE FRESH

Remember when two years ago, Ottawa welcomed Joe Fresh grand opening in 2013 in grand festive way? Were you there? If you were, you may recall the massive crowd and the equally long line up to the change room when St. Laurent Shopping Centre hosted the very first free standing Ottawa location (a JOE FRESH…

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NORDSTROM NEWS: OTTAWA WARMLY WELCOMES NORDSTROM TO THE CAPITAL

As the bright shining star that is starting to illuminate the rapidly dimming dark sky that is the Ottawa retail landscape, NORDSTROM is poised to become the ray of hope for those left wanting for more in Canada’s capital. As one of the United States’ retail giant, NORDSTROM is a publicly traded leading specialty fashion…

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THE J.CREW NECKLACE THAT’S LIKE A SUDDENLY HOT AGAIN EX-BOYFRIEND

Nothing else can make a girl feel better than discount on top of discount on an already discounted item. I have to admit, I have seen these accessories many times over while browsing through J.Crew at the Rideau Centre and while they’ve caught my eye, I dismissed them every single one of those times. THE…

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9 TO 5 FASHION: FIND THE PERFECT SUIT AT LE CHATEAU

As the New Year rolls in, so does the number of loft goals we set for ourselves, personally and professionally. I for one have made a resolved with myself that 2015 is the year that I will take my professional career to the next level. I know that sounds all-encompassing and frankly, just too vague…

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#NYE PARTY: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD BOOTIES AND TOP PICKS FROM ALDO

As we are practically recovering from the daily festivities of Christmas, the endless gift-wrapping and unwrapping and the endless eating, there’s another big holiday around the corner and it’s coming up real fast – the New Year’s Eve Party. Though technically not a holiday and more like that it really is, a party, it requires…

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GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME WITH JORD WOOD WATCHES #JORDWATCH

There is no denying the fact that I love accessories. In addition to the over packed closet after over packed shoe closet I have, there are separate shelves and boxes and hidden compartments dedicated to just accessories. From sparkly studs to drop down chandelier earrings, from tennis bracelets to massive cuffs, from dainty necklaces to…

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