Tag Archives: Up to $999

Training Yourself To Enjoy A Weekend in Montreal

Montreal is a popular but so vastly different city than major cities around it, like Toronto and Ottawa. The city is built so beautifully with elevation changes, historic buildings and a particular focus on architecture and spacing. What I really liked specifically was the ‘of-course’ mentality they have with architecture and design in the city. I feel like bad design dies on the drafting table before the design is even complete. Of course we should have beautiful buildings for people to love working and living in Of course we should have large foyers, people have to walk through them Of course this building[Read More]

Last Minute Holiday Gift Options For Whisky Lovers: The Balvenie

It’s crunch time, you only have a few days left and you are out of options for a gift. What do you do? Time to turn to whisky. Not you…but a great last-minute gift option. The Balvenie has a long history of whisky making and it’s surely an option that will bring a smile to any whisky lover’s face. We have recommendations for the two types of people in your world: (1) For The Acquaintance & (2) For The Person Who Is (Practically) Family The Acquaintance Maybe you know someone through work, a friend of your partner, maybe it’s a client[Read More]

Enjoying Time With Mombacho Cigars

Claudio was a young man, working in Dominican Republic as a school teacher, teaching Italian to youths and people who were interested in learning a new language. He was smoking cigarettes on his breaks, passing time, getting a little space between marking homework and teaching. But there was something missing for Claudio at the time. His friend served him up a cigar and that was it, that was his eureka moment. He was curious about cigars, he loved the taste, the smell, and the social aspect of them. But, the biggest thing he liked about it, about this one cigar, that it[Read More]

Innis & Gunn Introduces Limited Edition Beers For The Summer

I had the pleasure of trying 5 different types of beer all from the Scottish beer maker, Innis & Gunn. Innis & Gunn is something different. They brew and mature their beers with hints of oak, so it’s really quite flavourful. With the new line of strong, bold flavours, they have also sweetened the lineup with new Melville’s Craft Lagers. Some nice alternatives to the original line up. Innis & Gunn’s Latest Limited Edition Beers Melville’s Ginger Craft Beer The Melville’s Ginger Craft Beer has a sharp taste, smooth feeling, but with an edge in the back of your throat. The[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates 175th Anniversary With New Collections

[T]he Tiffany Blue Box, something that awaits surprise and anticipation, something so iconic that it can be recognized from a mile away. So how do you celebrate an iconic jewellery box and world class jewellery company’s 175th birthday? Well to commemorate Tiffany & Co.’s lustrous 175 year career, after becoming a household name in jewellery business, Tiffany & Co. celebrates their amazing milestone with the unveiling of RUBEDO™ metal, a new jeweller’s metal. RUBEDO™ metal is the first such creation in Tiffany’s history and takes its place among the most beautiful metals in the world RUBEDO. Metallurgists experimented with different alloys over[Read More]

LXRY Event: The Ancaster Wedding Show

Thinking about tying the knot soon? If you are, there is a lot to think when it comes to planning and executing a memorable wedding. The invitations, booking a venue, table pieces, catering, music, guests, and most important, the dress, are all big factors with wedding planning and can cause a lot of frustration and headaches. Planning can be difficult, so why not get some help from wedding specialists and experts to make your life a lot easier. For all of those brides-to-be, the Ancaster Wedding Show is a great spot to check out to make sure you and your[Read More]

LXRY Attends: Sorel 2012 Fall/Winter Preview

Location: Nyood – 1096 Queen Street West When you have such a household name like Sorel boots, coming up with brand new designs and new campaigns that breakaway from the traditional styling of Sorel, is tough to do. But for the 2012 Fall/Winter collection looks like it has done just that. The preview was located at the Nyood in the West Queen West area, was the presentation room for the new styles of boots that were on showcase for the upcoming colder months. Nyood provided a lot of space, comfortable seating and a nice open area for the shoes to be[Read More]

The Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Location: 100 Front Street, Toronto, ON What does having a vacation in the middle of downtown Toronto feel like? With all the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s hard to imagine. But, there is a place located in the heart of Toronto that has been their since 1929 in which you can experience a downtown vacation, even if you are from around the city. That vacation spot? Enter The Fairmont Royal York Hotel The Fairmont Royal York Hotel is located across the street from Union Station in Toronto and spans an entire city block. With a beautiful illuminating sign[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates Mother’s Day with Sparkling Gifts

With Mother’s Day fast approaching there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect gift. Luckily, Tiffany & Co. has a selection of jewellery and accessories to honour Mother’s day in a very elegant way. Offering a wide variety of elegant pieces, Tiffany and Co. has a selection that will fit any and all of her unique and fashionable styles. Tiffany Celebration® Rings Tiffany Celebration® rings are a beautiful way to celebrate life’s most special occasions, so why not show Mom what she means to you with some extravagance. Show how much you care with a ring of round brilliant,[Read More]

LXRY Visits: CIAS 2012

The Canadian International Auto Show is a chance for car companies to showcase some of their latest and greatest vehicles, and also some concepts as well. The Auto Show was located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, downtown Toronto and had 4 huge levels where the public can spend ample time getting press material and information. Here are some interesting things we noticed when we were at the show. Both Cadillac and Ford had really engaging floors, providing people with knowledge about their vehicles, but also entertaining the public with contests and the use of Xbox Kinect. One of the[Read More]

Living Frames by Urban Foliage

Living Frames Price Range: $990 – 2,990 Living Frames made by Urban Foliage is a great new modern picture frame that has beautiful plants growing from it to create a nice, unique piece. Made in Vancouver, these ‘Living Frames‘ are beautifully designed and a great addition to any home. They definitely make a great conversation starter! Their modern style makes them the first of their kind in North America and provide great design to any room. These frames have an extremely low amount of maintenance required, only watering after every 2-3 weeks, perfect for Canadians who are on the go,[Read More]

Tiffany & Co.: Paloma Picasso’s Venezia Collection

Tiffany & Co.: Paloma Picasso’s Venezia Collection Price range: from $140.00 – $88,000.00 One of the most recognizable brands in fashion, in the world, and on nearly every woman’s must-have list is Tiffany & Co. Tiffany & Co. is a brand that exudes luxury, style, and design, and it all comes in one of the most recognized jewelry boxes, the classic sea-foam green box. Regardless of which special occasion it is for, be it an anniversary or birthday, one of the best gifts to give is any Tiffany & Co. necklace, pendant, or ring. Tiffany & Co. has introduced a brand new line[Read More]

Samsung Galaxy S2

Price: $599.95 The Galaxy S2 by Samsung is one of the most innovative phones on the market right now. When Samsung describes it as ‘Vivid. Fast. Slim’, they are most definitely right. The Galaxy S2 super-phone boasts a dual-core processor and supports 4G, meaning the phone’s web browsing is very quick and nimble. It has a 4.3″ AMOLED screen which is full of vivid colour and a display you can use in both bright and dark lit situations very easily. Samsung has always competed with Apple, with its iPad and iPhone releases, and this is no different. It supports the[Read More]

Le Petit Hotel

Le Petit Hotel Location: 168. rue St-Paul West, Montreal, QC Price: $159 – $319 / night Le Petit Hotel is a upscale, luxurious, and highly rated hotel and Cafe located in the heart of Old Montreal. The Hotel utilises a 19th-century building to house the boutique hotel, that boasts a European flair and great location. (more…)

The Armani Man

The ‘Armani‘ Man Price: $2887.56 Armani is a brand that is known worldwide for its elegant design, luxurious style, and impeccable quality. Giorgio Armani is one of Italy’s most popular designers and continues to raise the bar in men’s and women’s Fashion. Armani consists of three brands, Armani Exchange, Giorgio Armani, and Emporio Armani, each bent on quality and style in their own ways. Giorgio Armani is a rarity in some parts in Canada, but definitely a conversation piece when it is worn. Here is a set of Armani items that would definitely help to shape an ‘Armani‘ Man. 1.[Read More]