toronto.event: National Women’s Show + GIVEAWAY

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I find some of the best events of the year happen in the winter months. No exception to that rule, the NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW is happening November 7th to November 9th – the ultimate girl’s day out!

chic.toronto just happens to be an official blogger for the NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW … so keep reading for your chance to win a pair of tickets for you and friend!

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monday.must: eLiasz and eLLa Violet Edge Necklace

Violet Edge Necklace

Anyone who reads this blog and follows me on Twiter knows that I love Canadian brand eLiasz and eLLa. One of the first brands I wrote about on chic.toronto, eLiasz and eLLa speak to fans who love a bit of an urban twist on their jewellery. All of their pieces are singlehandedly beautiful, edgy, and gloriously colourful.

Their Violet Edge Necklace is this week’s must have item.

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lit.review: Pear Shaped by Stella Newman

Pear Shaped

PEAR SHAPED by Stella Newman has all the makings of being a good novel but falls short. PEAR SHAPED has a good concept…but is actually quite a “miss” when it comes to literary works. A novel where the protagonist’s behaviour is slightly appalling and set’s women back a few notches, PEAR SHAPED by Stella Newman left me with a sour taste in my mouth.

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chic.feature: Q&A with AMIE Founder Fiona Parkhouse + GIVEAWAY

AMIE Skincare

A few weeks ago, I posted about a fabulous new skincare line that really had me raving. AMIE SKINCARE is singlehandedly one of my favourite skincare brands – it’s clean, natural, and efficient.

Lucky for me, I had the ability to have a Q&A with AMIE SKINCARE founder Fiona Parkhouse. Click behind the cut to see….and enter to win a starter kit of AMIE SKINCARE for yourself!

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monday.must: Joe Fresh Plaid Blanket Scarfs

This week’s monday.must is …. JOE FRESH’s PLAID BLANKET SCARFS. This is the item to splurge on for the week.

When I saw this plaid scarf on fellow blogger’s TEACH IN FASHION’s blog, I instantly fell in love. This beautiful scarf can be used as a regular scarf, a shawl, or even a sweater. It’s multi-purpose is phenomenal for the low price of $24.00 CAN. An investment piece that will last throughout the many winters to come!

Treat yourself!

monday.must: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time Jodi Picoult

I’ve been meaning to change things up on the blog for a bit, which includes adding new features. One I’ve been thinking about for awhile is “Monday Musts” – a weekly post about one specific product (could be a movie, book, piece of clothing, beauty product, etc) that need to be on everyone’s ‘must-have’ lists. These are the products that if you were to treat yourself to one thing each week, these items would be it.

Up first on monday.musts is a book that I’ve been personally waiting for for over 2 years. The item you need to treat yourself to this week is LEAVING TIME by Jodi Picoult.

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