Tag Archives: Yorkville

Viña Casablanca Wine Plays Nice With Parties Of All Sizes

If you are looking for a weeknight wine to pair with dinner, something to bring over to a friend’s place or a gift for the holidays, Viña Casablanca makes great, well-rounded wines. Enter The Wines of Viña Casablanca Viña Casablanca comes from Chile and named after a nearby Appalachian of the same name. It was one of the first winemakers in the region and with the expertise from their winemakers, quickly became the next stop to make wine in Chile. The grapes are handpicked and 50-60% of the wine is spent between 6 to 8 months in French oak barrels[Read More]

Toronto Favourite Over The Rainbow Has A New Home

If you have been shopping in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood for jeans for over the last 40 years, you might have noticed the gem, Over The Rainbow. The store itself is a Toronto institution in a lot of ways for its selection of premium denim and the charismatic family that runs it. The decision to expand to a new, bigger and better location in the heart of the Manulife Centre at Bay and Bloor, a central location for one of Toronto’s biggest shopping strips, the Mink Mile, for high-end fashion buying. The expansion has brought a larger space, a dedicated spot[Read More]

LXRY Attends Richard Mille’s Grand Opening in Toronto

Richard Mille is a watch company that is radically different than the others. They create timepieces that seemingly jump off people’s wrists through their designs and strong pops of colour. There are uniquely shaped watches and there are Richard Mille shaped watches. The bold shape, richness of colour, either fully involved or accented on a small dial, provides a viewing experience unique to the Richard Mille brand for almost two decades. Even the addition of crystals on their timepieces even makes them shine even more from your wrist, adding that extra little bit of extravagance. The brand was born in[Read More]

Spending A Day Like A Celebrity in Toronto With The Lincoln Continental

Celebrities always have an interesting life, inside or outside of the tabloids. Whether it’s living, driving or just being at lavish events or doing lavish things. It can be quite the life. But, what’s it like to live like a Celebrity in Toronto? We find out…with the Lincoln Canada team and the all-new Lincoln Continental. You don’t have to be a celebrity to live like one. But, you can enjoy a day like one, and here’s how. A Start Atop A Hotel We started our day on the rooftop of the Bisha Hotel and Residences, where we are briefed on the[Read More]

Archives Boutique – Exclusive gems in the heart of Yorkville

By: Pamela Putman. Jaleh Farhadpour has a true eye for beauty, and nothing could demonstrate this more than the unique assortment of designer jewelry and accessories displayed in her luxury Yorkville boutique. Archives is the sole carrier in North America of Pristine, which in itself was no easy feat. It required 13 months of negotiation to woo this ultra luxury brand, where it previously could only be found at Colette in Paris. If scarcity is a strength, then Archives is positively Herculean in the competitive field of high end designer stores in Toronto. Beyond this however, is not just 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]

Treccani Milano’s Bold and Beautiful Bespoke Shoes

[W]hat happens when you bring the freedom to be creative and actually build something you love, instead of building somebody else made? That something is beautiful, conversational, luxurious, one-of-a-kind, rare and your own, that something is shoes made by Treccani Milano. Located in heart of Yorkville, Treccani Milano brings style, elegance and power to the end user by giving you the ability to build your own custom shoes based on your how you want it to be. The Process: First off, you have to pick the style of shoe that you want. This is one of the most impressive things[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]

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]

LXRY Attends: A Night For Sight Charity Event

Friday night was the A Night For Sight charity event and it was a terrific red carpet event with great company around! The goal of the night was to have people who want to enjoy networking and revelry, and that was definitely achieved. The event was put on by Omega Group who teamed up with the ORBIS team for a great cause. The event took place at the beautiful InterContinental Hotel in Yorkville and it provided a great venue for this great charitable night. Tag Vodka provided some great beverages, like cinnamon spiced cocktails, and the finger food kept hungry attendees content.[Read More]

Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry

Price: $1890.00 Want a phone that matches your Porsche? [P]orsche Design teams up with Research in Motion to launch the much anticipated Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981 smartphone in Canada. You can find this smartphone exclusively at the Porsche Design store in Toronto at their recently opened Yorkville location. Enter The Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981 Smartphone The tagline from the BlackBerry release states ‘Engineered Luxury Meets Powered Performance’. But is that true? Not too long ago, BlackBerry was the go-to phone for business and fast interaction with applications built in like BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), fast email response, and high levels of[Read More]

The St. Thomas

The St. Thomas Location: 2 St. Thomas St, Toronto, ON Price:  $1,600,000 to $8,000,000 The St. Thomas is a new condo by the well-known developer, Minto, and is located at Charles St. and St. Thomas St. in Toronto, Ontario. The St. Thomas development houses 48 units and is only a striking 23 stories tall. (more…)