#NACOFRIDAYS in #OTTAWA: CASUAL FRIDAYS AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S CULINARY OVERTURE {BLOG GIVEAWAY}

There are few good things that are universal in this world and when you pair them together – Music, Food, Wine, Friends, the magic is even more incredible. Bringing all this together in one memorable evening is the National Arts Centre’s social and culinary overture, the 3 Casual Fridays with the NAC Orchestra. What started…

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VALENTINES GUIDE: TOP 3 DARLING GIFTS SHE WILL SURELY LOVE

Dear guy readers of Twenty York Street, We know you have been following with such loyalty and until recently, I didn’t quite know how many of you there are and realized, you actually make up for such a big percentage of audience here in the blog so first off, I want to say my SINCEREST…

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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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COLOUR ME BLUE: COBALT BLUE

While the fall season has definitely made its presence known this week, I’m trying to cling on to the last bits of warmth and still refuse to wear tights and long boots. Mother Nature is quite a tease you see, the weekend before this was absolutely gorgeous that patios re-opened and summer outfits re-mixed! I…

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DO YOU HEAR THAT ECCO IN THE WOODS

When we arrived in Mont Tremblant, I was immediately captivated by the beautiful sight, the magical changing colours of the leaves that I stood there in awe, once again, as if I’ve never been there before. Truth be told, Mont Tremblant is perhaps one of our most visited mountain resort as we’ve spent countless special…

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FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK AND GREY

Thanksgiving Day (Jour de l’Action de grâce for French Canadians) is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.  Although we really shouldn’t wait for that one day a year to feel grateful and thankful…

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2X2 SPECIAL FEATURE: FALLING IN STYLE WITH IVA AND BANANA REPUBLIC’S FAUX LEATHER SIMONE PONTE KNIT DRESS

It’s that special time again, a much anticipated TWINSIE post with the always stylish and elegant IVA of FALLING IN STYLE Fashion and Style Blog. A well-known Toronto fashion blogger, model, brand ambassador and television star, IVA and I seem to share the same taste as evidenced by a whole lot of similar pieces in…

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ORANGE CRUSH: SPRING 2014 BEAUTY TRENDS FROM NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Perhaps regarded as one of the world’s most watched fashion weeks, New York Fashion Week has continued to be an incubator of not only the upcoming trends in fashion but also in beauty. This year, there were several looks that really stood from the crowd and those that made an impact on me are the…

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FASHION HALLELUJAH: TARGET OPENS IN OTTAWA

There is nothing more exciting for us fashion lovers than finding out that your much anticipated store from South of the Border is finally opening in your hometown. Fast fashion, the latest in trends straight off the runway and of course, the occasional much feted designer collaboration. This fall, Ottawa welcomes the addition of the…

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THE OPERA LYRA OTTAWA’s CARMEN – A GIVE-AWAY IN THE NAME OF THE OPERA (PART II)

The last time we told you about one enchanting evening at the Opera, courtesy of Opera Lyra Ottawa’s Annual Garden Party at the Honourable Italian Ambassador’s residence, we promised we’d come back with stunning coverage of not only the performers and the guests of honour but also the equally stylish guests who came to brave…

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