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LXRY Attends: The TWIFF Party At Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Last night we attended The TWIFF Party at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, where hundreds attended for the kick-off of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF, Twitter Canada, and Omega Group partnered up to bring stars, Toronto celebrities and well-dressed people alike to the high-ceilinged Imperial Room and Library Bar of the beautiful Fairmont Royal York Hotel. This was the first ever TIFF pre-festival, social media party for Toronto and cameras and smartphones were flashing, bringing the lights, camera and action to the main floor of the famous Fairmont Royal York Hotel. First Impressions: We entered in on the east[Read More]

CityKeyVIP Brings Loyalty Program To Toronto

What would you do if you had the Key to the City? Last night we attended the launch party for the CityKeyVIP, a new company based in Toronto, taking aim to provide a better benefits platform for anyone who has one of these limited-run Keys to the City. The ‘Key Party’ Launch Event was at the beautiful Osteria Dei Ganzi, just east of Yonge and Wellesley. The beautiful vintage Gooderham building brought a great traditional restaurant/lounge feel to the event and had a very extensive patio attached to it. CityKeyVIP is run by three well-versed and motivated professionals: Tanya May, Dennis[Read More]

Converge 2.0 Brings Big Toronto Names To The Windsor Arms Hotel

“If you start from anywhere, you can go everywhere.” Just one quote from the panelists at Converge 2.0 at the beautiful Windsor Arms Hotel, a follow-up event from the very successful Converge Toronto event that happened two months early. Converge 2.0 was the second Converge event hosted and presented by Madflower Creative Group and Omega Group, which showcased a great mix of two events, the exclusive Showcase Panel followed up by a networking gala, which included some great vendors as well. The First Impressions After walking into the arches and large foyer of the Windsor Arms Hotel, it brought an element of escape to the busy[Read More]

LXRY Launches New Android Phone & Tablet App

Question: do you have an Android Phone? If so you can download our new LXRY Smartphone application tailored to your mobile or tablet screen! This new Android Application is available on the Google Play Store or you can use a QR Code Reader application to direct you write to the Google Play Store. About the New LXRY App Sleek Tiled Design The new tiled design makes it easy to navigate the application to find the latest stories or pages you are looking for. The Twitter tile enables you to read our latest tweets on the latest in Canadian luxury from[Read More]

GUESS Rocks The Retro At Their Festival Collection Launch Party

Last night we attended the GUESS launch party for their new Festival Collection, bringing back nostalgic designs and pairing it with 2013 spring fashion trends. The event was at their high-ceilinged, two-storey GUESS store on Queen Street West in Toronto. First Impressions Approaching the glass branded GUESS building on busy Queen Street West, the transparent doors opened to a wide and tall space with white coloured walls and floors refocused your eyes to look towards the sky-patterned backgrounds and brightly coloured clothing. We were greeted and grabbed the first GUESS branded lemonade we could find. Have to stay hydrated, there was[Read More]

The Moments Of Smart Luxury Event Presented By Gc Swiss Watches

Last night we were cordially invited to attend Gc’s Moment of Smart Luxury event at the beautiful TIFF Bell Lightbox, located in downtown Toronto on the sixth floor looking down to the bustling nightlife of King Street West. Enter Gc Swiss Watches Some new and marketed GC Swiss Made Timepieces were being showcased as guests filled the space, surrounded by watches, food, wine, and more to keep them entertained and mingling. First Impressions As soon as the elevators doors opened, people flooded the sixth-floor Malaparte entrance to get their coats checked, get a quick picture in front of the Gc wall and[Read More]

The Trump Toronto Wedding Showcase: Plan Your Big Day, Trump Style.

Your wedding. That one beautiful day where you and your better half say, ‘I do’ in front of your close loved ones. That one day that maybe you or your loved one plans out for years before, all up to that moment that you will never forget for the rest of your life. A wedding is an all-out decorative event that has to be up to a standard of perfection. The ‘big day’ has the opinions, help and planning of many experts and family members to make sure the groom and bride get the perfect day and a great start[Read More]

Influencers Inspire At First Annual Converge Toronto Gala

“All big things come from small beginnings”. A quote that rang through the large two storey room as hundreds gathered for the first annual Converge Toronto Gala at the Windsor Arms Hotel last Friday. The ConvergeTO event was hosted and presented by Madflower Creative Group and Omega Group, and showcased a great mix of two events, the exclusive Showcase Panel followed up by a well-dressed, networking gala. The First Impressions When walking into The Windsor Arms Hotel, it had a nice charm, a grace to it, and even though it was early in the night, you knew that the event was going to be[Read More]

Sitamaa Brings An Escape To Downtown Life

When was the last time you relaxed? Like really relaxed? When living in a busy downtown city like Toronto, you are always on your cell phone, have calls to make, have people to get back to, and everything always have an aspect of urgency for everything. But what if you don’t have time to go on a week long vacation to a different country and you want to escape. What happens when you want to have a vacation in the big city? Going to the spa should be in relaxing experience. It should be a place where you don’t have[Read More]

Grey Goose Launches New Lounge At Muzik

[L]ast night we went to Muzik‎ in Toronto to experience the new Grey Goose Lounge. The event seemed completely opposite than the Grey Goose Cherry Noir event, but the different vibe was a nice change! Muzik is a massive. The venue was able to fit more than enough people and brought lots of different personalities from the world of television, blogging, fashion, and entertainment. The event started at 6pm with people coming later after probably ditching their after-work attire. For the people who just had time to change clothes, Grey Goose and Muzik had a hair styling salon situated from one[Read More]

The 2013 CIAS Brings New Futuristic Design And Style To Toronto

The Canadian International Auto Show is a way for carmakers to reveal their latest and greatest designs to anxious automotive enthusiasts for an entire week. The Metro Toronto Convention Centre holds everything in place as thousands of fans and new visitors hit the display floors. Each display seemed to be more elaborate than the last, with huge, overhanging branded displays filling the floor space and brought to new heights. In some cases it was a battle for the biggest display! A lot of people took notice to the the deep red coloured SRT Viper, which appeared on the very first episode of[Read More]

The Interesting Coincidence Behind Our Colours

Have you ever felt attached or drawn to a colour and you don’t know why? When it comes to branding, logo design and colours are key. Colours make your brand more recognizable and more lively. Our brand colours are black and white, with the orange as a secondary colour. When the magazine started, it was silver, and we didn’t it find it to be the best colour. There wasn’t enough personality to it, there wasn’t enough edge. So when we went through the development of LXRY and rebrand of the logo, we wanted a strong colour. Something that provided a[Read More]

LXRY Attends: BoutiqueMonique Vintage Store Launch Party

Style is timeless. Think of the little black dress or the classic suit and tie for men, it’s always in style. There are a lot of different fashions that come and go, but some stay as fresh as the day when they first came out. It’s all in how you wear it and style yourself, it could be a combination of new and vintage, bright and subtle, with different patterns and textures that develop your own personal style. Last night we went to BoutiqueMonique‘s Launch Party and we were exposed to all sorts of different vintage clothes from well-known classic brands.[Read More]

LXRY Attends: The Tale of Cherry Noir Event Presented by Grey Goose Cherry Noir

Last night we attended The Tale of Cherry Noir event presented by Grey Goose Cherry Noir at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto. This event brought a slew of media attention and socialites all enjoying a menu of specialty beverages, all incorporating the new Grey Goose Cherry Noir flavour. The event started at 9:00 pm and it was stirring with people from magazine writers and editors, TV personalities, media people and everyone in between. One of the standout aspects of the event was the Instaprint system, which printed out your Instagram picture when attendees use the hashtag, #CherryNoir (shown below). The event[Read More]

How To Be A Cake Boss at Bonnie Gordon College

What are you doing on Valentine’s Day? With Valentine’s Day coming up next week, elaborate or romantic outings are often tough to dream up. So why not do something fun with your sweetheart? Why not take a class on making really delicious desserts? Wednesday, we were invited to Bonnie Gordon College of Confectionary Arts to make our own chocolate, a very nice way to spend the afternoon. Other media people from Cosmo TV and an assortment of other bloggers there, who were all anticipating the making, and most important, eating of delicious chocolate. The Bonnie Gordon College had recently moved to their[Read More]