Tag Archives: Ontario

A Gourmet Night at The Castlefield Theatre

Last month marked the launch of The Castlefield Theatre but we were invited to a sneak peek of the recent transformation of the beautiful venue. We were invited to The Castlefield located just north of the ever-so-busy and vibrant Yonge & Eglinton area, and we didn’t know what to expect. We were taken into a beautiful wrap-around bar area in which light music, wine, and Hors D’ouerves were being served up with the great conversation and great company. Next thing you know, Brandon Michael Lee, wedding and event planner extraordinaire and friend of the magazine comes out allows us to[Read More]

The Ultimate Luxury Escape: The Return Of Necker Island

[C]lose your eyes and picture yourself amidst the panoramic ocean views of the Caribbean’s turquoise waters and coral reefs along a sandy white beach, a view so stunning in itself that will become even more amazing as I tell you the exclusivity of your surroundings are envisioned on a private island. Now imagine yourself on this private island with up to thirty of your closest friends and family members staying at a luxury retreat sipping champagne in a Jacuzzi watching the sunset along those captivating panoramic ocean views. What a “great” escape don’t you think? If you are imagining correctly,[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]

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]

The Perry Condos Brings Boutique Style Living To The Annex

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” – Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris Home. It’s the end and start of your day, it’s where you keep your most prized possessions, you build a life in your home and have a strong bond with it. When it comes to creating a space for a home in Toronto, a lot of people have different definitions of what that is. Homes developed in Toronto are becoming more vertical and residents are sacrificing their location to have more space. A home should give you all the treasures of living: amenities, location, character and a neighbourhood to[Read More]

Salvatore Ferragamo To Make It’s 2nd Entrance Into The Canadian Marketplace

[A] name that comes synonymous with luxury is the legendary Italian born Salvatore Ferragamo. Born into a family of 14, a young Salvatore discovered his passion for shoes at the tender age of nine, eventually making his way to Naples to study the craft of shoemaking. After a year of studies he returned home to open a tiny shop in his parent’s home. He ended up immigrating to Boston a few years later, where one of his brothers was working in a cowboy boot factory. This was when Salvatore would convince his brothers to move to California, where he opened[Read More]

David Yurman To Showcase New Designs In New Yorkdale Location

[J]ewellery designer David Yurman and wife Sybil have certainly come a long way from their bohemian routes but have definitely managed to keep their heritage strong. With items like the iconic cable bracelet and the buckle collection, it’s no wonder why David Yurman products are in such high demand! The new Yorkdale store will be the brands first stand-alone Canadian location and will offer the full line of David Yurman products. This will include his classic collection of male watches, an idea that was sprouted from collaboration with his son Evan. The collection is composed of a Chronograph, a Moon[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 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]

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 InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel

Location:  225 Front St W, Toronto, ON In the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, you’ll be sure to find young, hip and professional urbanites thriving in and around the Entertainment District. Of course, with so much to do in the area like catching the latest sports games and concerts, attractions to see, places to dine and an exciting nightlife, a night’s stay nearby in the InterContinental Toronto Centre tops off any evening spent in the district. The 4-Diamond InterContinental Toronto Centre hotel is a luxury landmark in the city, ideally located just steps away from the CN Tower, the Air Canada Centre[Read More]

LXRY Attends: A Night of Pomp & Pageantry presented by SAVVY!

Last night we attended the event, ‘A Night of Pomp & Pageantry‘ organized by SAVVY! and held at the Pomp & Pageantry store in Toronto. The sold out event featured a variety of different stylish and fashionable young professional women, in a variety of different fields. Marketers, business owners, jewellery makers, lawyers and entrepreneurs, all filled the room and provided all sorts of great conversation throughout the night. The event location was based out of the fashionable Pomp & Pageantry store on Scollard Street in Yorkville, with classic two-level Yorkville brick exterior, walking up to a couple of inviting people giving[Read More]

LXRY Attends: Cocktail Couture

Don’t you deserve a bit of luxury in your life? Last night we attended Cocktail Couture at Crown Lounge in Toronto, hosted by Toronto Business Casual. The Cocktail Couture event is a bi-annual event that brings forth stylish people to mingle in very approachable way. The venue was great. The open concept provided a lot of room for great conversations, and it was easy to move from social circle to social circle. The two-tiered couches provided a nice bandstand feel, especially for the main event. Towards the middle of the night, there was the Luxury Runway Fashion Show, where spectators[Read More]

Porsche Design Toronto: The 2012 Fall/Winter Collection

2012 Fall/Winter Collection Porsche Design has released their latest fall and winter collections for both men and women, and the collection is looking great. Some of the pieces are timeless, some of the pieces are even better than their predecessors and others are brand new to the store and have limited inventory, so you are almost guaranteed not to be caught in the same outfit as someone else. What Porsche Design does really, really well, is incorporating style and functionality to their collections. Their winter jackets are light in weight but when you put them on, you instantly know that[Read More]

LXRY Features: Porsche Design Toronto

[W]hat happens when heritage meets fashion and practicality? You get…Porsche Design. You are walking down the streets of Toronto, you feel like you want to buy something new, but you also want the quality too. You are looking for something that adds to your style or brings your style to the next level. Or maybe you want that one piece that you are proud to own. Most of these scenarios are tough to live through because usually you compromise style for quality, but all of these scenarios can be made at Porsche Design’s store in Toronto. Immediately when you walk[Read More]