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By Linda G. French designer Thierry and fashion forward Toronto-based Spectacle worked together to launch an exclusive eyewear collection. Thierry’s glasses are all handmade with the best craftsmanship in France. For this one of a kind collection, he used vintage … Continue reading

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July 2014 By Harija Ravitharan   All the children are out of school and parents if you are looking for some events for the month July here are the top ten events chosen by Fashion Weekly Magazine. Savour the Summer … Continue reading

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APRIL 2014 Natalie Spence Toronto aimed at promoting a more sustainable economy. Here are a few that you can attend this month to help you find ways to contribute to a greener lifestyle.   14th Annual Halton Eco Festival Saturday, … Continue reading

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March 2014 Samantha Lawson For centuries, there have been forces that dictate both men’s and women’s appearances—clothing reflected the time period and societal influences. These forces continue to shape how society views women, femininity and overall attractiveness. In the last … Continue reading

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February 2014 For most of us, one of the first things that come to mind when entering the month of February is Valentine’s Day.  Perhaps it is simply because we are surrounded by stores that are selling endless amounts of … Continue reading

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  By: Christopher Mello   A glance into Toronto’s top five, fashion forward boutiques. Jacflash. 1050 Queen Street West.   A hip urbanized look to the store, its like walking into a fashionistas closet for hipsters, with a blended with … Continue reading

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January 2014 We all know that drinking a hot cup of tea is beneficial to our health, but how much do we really know about it?  The crazy amounts of types of tea in stores can make choosing and buying … Continue reading

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Fashion can’t forget about men anymore   By Christopher Mello   As the fashion industry begins to see a change, as to whom is truly spending the dollars in fashion, its quite clear that men are now becoming the lead … Continue reading

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    By: Christopher Mello   Forget about terrible Tuesday, or the darkness falling outside of fall. The Tristan’s exclusive Canadian launch of Lui and Elle fragrance at the Yorkdale mall location was more then sufficient to cheer the mood … Continue reading

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 Fashion Weekly had the chance to meet with some of the top designers to get the inside scoop of this year’s shows. One designer, who we’ve seen grace the Toronto fashion scene through the luxury genius that is Pavoni, has … Continue reading

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November 2013 By Amanda Labelle November is that time of year when fall is on its way out and winter is on its way in. It’s still warm enough to have some fun outside, but cooler changes in weather begin … Continue reading

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October 2013   Ashley DeFrancesco                 Most people who are DIY fanatics don’t go into a specialized workshop to create; they use what is around the house first and makeshift something out of something old.  Start looking around your house … Continue reading

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September 2013 by Mackenzie B.             Countdown to Christmas: 95 days. Yes, that’s right the Fashion Weekly team is already gearing up for the festivities that ensue every December. Who can blame us? With twinkling lights dressing up our snowy … Continue reading

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Sept 2013 Vivian Liu Here’s a quick look at the two fashion powerhouses: The United States and European countries. After doing some research on the two sides’ runways, we have come to a consensus that American designers tend to sway … Continue reading

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Aug 2013 Mackenzie B. Sears opened its doors to us at Fashion Weekly on July 4th to provide us with a sneak peek of its key collections for this year’s upcoming holiday season. These noteworthy collections incorporate alluring details such … Continue reading

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July 2013 By Jennifer We all know that sleep is beneficial to our health. However, between work, school, and other priorities, most of us actually get 6.1 hours of sleep a night compared to the recommended 7.5 hours.               … Continue reading

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June 2013 Megan Dussin BlogTO has quickly become Torontonians’ go-to blog for updates on events, reviews, and happenings in the GTA. Editor in chief, Derek Flack, has taken the Toronto blog scene by storm, revolutionizing the basic blog format into … Continue reading

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May 2013 By Trisha B With over 250+ stores, Yorkdale mall is known to be one of the most premier shopping centers in the country. Located within the GTA, you can find big-name, international exclusives such as Tiffany & Co., … Continue reading

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If you are like any fashionista we know, with the love of fashion comes the love of cupcakes- we don’t know what it is about the chic blissful bites of a cupcake that just win our hearts- but  we DO … Continue reading

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By Ashley April 2013 Everyone wants to revamp his or her living space from time to time.  But who has the money?  How will you get exactly what you want?  DO IT YOURSELF!  You will gain tremendous satisfaction knowing what … Continue reading

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By Stephen On March 19th, 2013, the second day of Toronto’s Fashion Week, DHL held their annual DHL Fashion Industry Panel.    The event was moderated by Leesa Butler, president of Devine Lab, Inc. (marketing firm), and founder of the … Continue reading

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By Casey Jane Tuninga  March 2013 Opening the show with a short film showing a young model with a sixties bob, baseball bat in hand with long leather gloves. Ending on a porch as the model swings the bat at … Continue reading

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By Ashley D March 2013 Everybody wants to know the secret to health tricks that work fast! How can we stay looking young and fit? FW thought we should interview a holistic nutritionist to find out the real facts. We … Continue reading

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 Feb 2013 By Wendi Chang text and photos Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples. February is the month of the love and it is a perfect time to celebrate love and have fun with loved ones. Essence Cosmetic launched their … Continue reading

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Feb 2013 By Kyla N. Lately, the weather has a lot of us feeling down, but Holts provided their beloved customers the ultimate pick-me-up. On January 22, Holt Renfrew’s Bloor Street location held a fabulous party, showcasing their Spring 2013 … Continue reading

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jan 2013 Canada has been blessed with a high end fitness resort! LIFETIME Athletic launched its club in Mississauga just a few months back in March 2012. FW was recently invited over to check out the facility and all its … Continue reading

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FW loved attending IMATS – the International Make- up Artist Trade Show. FW’s style staff attended and informed back that the Metro Convention Centre had transformed into a make up artists heaven. With new innovations and technology, latest brands and … Continue reading

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December 2012 By Megan Dussin Waxed Wax Bar, founded by Michelle Revivo and Inna Rozenfeld, opened on July 11th of this year at 1777 Avenue Road and since, has been gaining substantial buzz in the Toronto salon scene. Women and … Continue reading

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By Megan Dussin On Monday October 22, 2012, Fashion Weekly attended the Fashion Forward Commercial Launch Party at Stirling Room, located in the Distillery District. Fashion Forward (www.fashion-forward.ca) is a free online local classified that encourages the resell of men’s, … Continue reading

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HOLT RENFREW Holt Renfrew opened World Mastercard fashion week on October 22nd with a runway show which highlighted this season’s must have looks by a series of high-end designers. The runway show held a whopping 67 fall 2012 looks and … Continue reading

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Oct 24th 2012 On Tuesday morning I headed off to the Marshall’s new downtown store at John and Richmond. As FW walked through the doors and was pleasantly greeted by a team of associates who took us on a tour … Continue reading

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October 18 2012 By Erika Lobo and Elizabeth Lopez Mendocino, a clothing store that has carried designer styles since 1987 celebrated their Silver anniversary which took place at their store in Toronto and FW had the privilege of being a … Continue reading

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October 2012 Courtney vike Fall is in the air, and that can only mean one thing – the best fashion of the year is released and New York Fashion Week premiers all of the new designs and collections. This is … Continue reading

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Sep 11 2012 By Telisha R. Photos by Kyla N. Walking through the doors of the suite FW was face to face with a stunning concrete loft with floor to ceiling windows, rays of natural sunlight were shining in from … Continue reading

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Sept 2012 By Cherbille The CNE, also known as the EX, is located west of Toronto’s downtown core and is running from August 17th to September 3rd. This means 18 days of festivities for people to experience “the best and … Continue reading

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This time Marc Jacobs is putting the dot on the exclamation following fragrance! Inspired by the timeless motif of what is called the polka dot, the bottle of his third fragrance is a masterpiece in itself. A whimsical twist of … Continue reading

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Aug 18th 2012 Luxury Watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, Frank D’Angelo and Bandiera Jewellers Unveil the New Blue Sea Timepiece in Canada. The Event Raised $18,000 for Toronto General Hospital’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program Designed to tackle extreme conditions this time piece is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Aug 8th 2012 Does not matter what age you are- walking through the Science and Technology Museum on a recent visit to Ottawa inspires you to learn, explore and dream! Exhibits range from Energy: Power to Choose to Canoes: … Continue reading

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Tue July 10 2012 Written By: Amrita Labana Fashion Weekly got the chance to check out Toronto’s biggest fashion festival this past weekend. The 3 day event included shows from numerous international and local brands. Each line had its own … Continue reading

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Fri July 6th 2012 By Jennifer Caylee Wasilenko, of Hype Studio in Vancouver, was one of the fierce competitors on Canada’s Best Beauty Talent. Her years of experience and passion for creating unique hairstyles pushed her to the top of … Continue reading

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Tue June 12 2012 By Martina The opening of the Juicy Couture at Eaton Centre event took place on Thursday May 31, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm. FW was informed that this was their very first full concept store. Waiters … Continue reading

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June 2012 By MELISSA If you are looking for a great way to spend a weekend in our great city, FW checked out the annual Doors Open Toronto event that took place May the 26th and 27th! Doors open Toronto … Continue reading

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Tue May 22 2012 By Ashley d. Town Shoes rolled out the pink carpet celebrating its birthday on Tuesday night at their Bloor St. West location. Sixty years ago on May 15, 1952, Leonard Simpson opened the first Town Shoes … Continue reading

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Tue 8th May 2012 The ninth annual White Cashmere Collection 2012: Fashion with Compassion, starring 15 of Canada’s leading-edge fashion designers, is proud to announce its 2012 Fall line-up. A stunning showcase for Canada’s established and emerging talent, the 2012 … Continue reading

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May 1st 2012 Fashion Weekly had the chance to visit the Lotus Leaf office for their press day. Vendors at the event included, BB Dakota, Cocoa Jewelry, DrMartens, Roxanne Nikki, Watch It, Manitobah Mukluks, PKG, Bare Love Beauty and Celeb … Continue reading

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Monday April 23 2012 Jennifer FW STAFF The Thompson Hotel opened their Wellness Spa earlier this month and it is quickly becoming one of the hottest spas in the city. The spa is the second of its kind, the first … Continue reading

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Monday April 16th 2012 Spring is here and the Fifth avenue collection is fresh, modern and the perfect accessory to modernize any outfit or add the extra umphhh to your bland outfit. Wear a simple top and skinny jeans, and … Continue reading

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Monday April 9th 2012 By: Meagan Enciso Forget Halley’s Comet, solar eclipses, or even the real life Cinderella story that is Kate Middleton. There is one thing that is even rarer, and to a lot of women, worth its weight … Continue reading

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date of event: July 24-27 2012 *GUESTS FROM TV’S “**AMERICA**’S NEXT TOP MODEL” * *AND PHOTO SHOOTS WITH **TOP FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS * * * Modeling Camp Toronto will be held during the week of July 24th-27th at Marriott Hotel Eaton … Continue reading

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Monday March 19 2012 Ashley D. Have you heard of the new exhibit at the Textile Museum of Canada; Dare to Wear Love? The word is out, and hopefully continues to educate others about their wonderful cause. Fashion Weekly Magazine … Continue reading

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Monday March 12th 2012 By Hebah Baker Basch it Up- what a wonderful event to attend! On March 6, 2012, a fashion show competition was held to highlight the vast talent of Ontario’s post-secondary fashion programs. Students were asked to … Continue reading

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Mon Feb 27 Issue 4: MARCH 2012 By Avery Hamelin Another Ottawa Fashion week has come and gone, and it was an unmitigated success, showcasing some of the best Canadian design talent this beautiful country has to offer. Here are … Continue reading

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Issue 4: January 30 2012 Sears’ Artful Inspired Summer 2012 Collection By: Sanchia Saha Influenced by Miami’s South Beach, there are beautiful bright oranges, reds, greens, and blues in Sears’ high-energy Ocean Club look, while their Desert Bloom look features … Continue reading

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Monday January 23 2012 – Jan issue 3 Location: 8 Price Street Suite 101, Toronto 647 351 5011 NarwhalBoutique.com Written & Photographed By: Avery Hamelin Since the boutiques opening a little more than a year ago, The Narwhal has flourished … Continue reading

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Though the concept has been around for awhile now, it’s only recently that the Green Movement has exploded. Many designers and companies have capitalized on this trend and have come up with fresh, new ideas for products that also benefit … Continue reading

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Torontonians and others frolic over from parts of Canada to experience the all and mighty Canada’s Wonderland every year from May to end of October. Recently, they have started making certain days stand out more to market towards various ethnic … Continue reading

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Ialways find it super negative when people do a best and worst dressed list. There is no need to reminisce on the poor decisions made by some of our beloved stars. Since the beginning of the festival on September 8th … Continue reading

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The newly expanded Jonathan+Olivia (49 Ossington Avenue)has now added to their existing roster of labels some of thehottest wears from the worlds’ coolest high street retailer.The TOPSHOP store in store features the TOPSHOP mainline,Unique+Boutique collections including TOPSHOP footwear.For fall 2010, … Continue reading

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Fashion Weekly ran a contest and after a selection from hundreds of candidates, Leah Marie Alocilja from Ryerson University was our lucky winner! 19 year old fashionista got to meet with our own fashion icon Barbara Atkin from Holt Renfrew … Continue reading

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Mryriam Bouchenafa, FW Writer I have known my BFF for over 10 years. This is years before he finally admitted he was gay! We were two very different teenagers growing up in the Parisians suburbs. He was very popular, very … Continue reading

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By: Ayesha faruqui, FW Writer The Lemon Cake Judith Stafford Abigail Milhouse is one of the four beautiful Milhouse sisters who are all making their debut in 19th century London society (although if left up to Abigail, she considers herself … Continue reading

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By: Sakina Khawaja Spring Reads- a time for love, fashion and everything in between Love (luv) n. by Karen Porter Sorensen Adams Media What does love mean to you? Have you ever fallen in Love? These are questions we all … Continue reading

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BY: MYRIAM BOUCHENAFA, FW WRITER Last night I was at one of my girlfriend’s downtown condo, enjoying a glass of wine and mostly spying on her flat mate and his new girlfriend! I know it sounds childish but give me … Continue reading

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Interview and photos by Amiee Wu eye of the blogger Blog: http://foryoursatisfashion.com/ 1. What originally inspired you to start foryoursatisfashion? What does it mean and when did you start it? I started my blog September of 2009 and my music … Continue reading

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By: Ayesha Faruqui, FW Writer63 NEW MOON Stephenie Meyer. New York. Little, Brown and Company; 2006. 563 Bella is celebrating her 18th birthday at the Cullen family residence. Dr. Carlisle Cullen, his wife Esme, and their five adoptive children, Emmet, … Continue reading

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Interview  and photos by Amiee Wu http://www.urbanebloc.com/ eye of the blogger 1. Originally, why did you start urbanebloc? I started the blog because I needed a creative outlet. When I was designing for a specific brand or association, or in … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Amiee Wu eye of the blogger http://www.fashionmagnet.ca 1. When did you get involved in fashion at first? What inspired you to do so? I grew up in Glasgow, Scotland and moved to Canada in 1989. My interest in … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Amiee Wu eye of the blogger Blog: http://finalfashion.ca/ Photographer: Jason To 1. Initially, you started final fashion to document your senior thesis. How do you think it has evolved and grown? The blog has evolved and grown along … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Amiee Wu & photos by Jeremy Swinarton eye of the blogger http://iwantigot.geekigirl.com/ 1. What do you consider when you’re blogging and preparing material? What are the more technical things you consider? What advice can you give to aspiring … Continue reading

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As a new Torontonian who moved to the city only a few months ago, I’ve done the tedious task of scoping out all of the neighbourhoods, searching for a great place that has the hottest location and the most attractive … Continue reading

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By: Shehrezad Bawany, FW Writer As a new Torontonian who moved to the Held at Panorama on a beautiful Tuesday evening, it was the perfect day to experience LOOK by Vera Wang. Bowls of oranges and apples were scattered around … Continue reading

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Eat Your Greens By: Sakina Khawaja, FW Genuine Health’s Greens + is an excellent source fibre, phytonutrients and essential ingredients that when combined become the ideal natural whole food supplement. They want you eating those greens- being healthy and staying … Continue reading

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By: Amanda Bloye, FW Writer With the most frightening of holidays around the corner, the only thing scarier is being stuck here in the cold or paying full price for a mediocre getaway. Yes, there is no better time than … Continue reading

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By: Lora Maghanoy, FW Editor Nota Bene (180 Queen Street West) Intended to be casual and laid-back, the restaurant’s menu offers an eclectic spread that no doubt sets itself apart from the other restaurant popping up on the Queen West … Continue reading

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By: Amanda Bloye, FW Writer Throughout the world there are fewer cities that garner respect in the way of food than Paris, France. Home to the Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools; the city is a haven of late night restaurants … Continue reading

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BY VANESSA BURKA, FW Writer With the recent release of the iPhone, I got to thinking about the innovative new gadgets out on the market today; and whether their boundless capabilities are in fact useful to us in today’s world. … Continue reading

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BY AINSLEY GRAHAM, FW Writer SEVEN LOUNGE 224 Richmond Street West Tel: (416)-599-9797 If you are looking for a club that is sleek and sexy to hang out at with your friends after a hard work week, then Seven Lounge … Continue reading

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BY AINSLEY GRAHAM, FW Writer Every year weary travelers come from all over the world to experience Toronto’s great culture and diversity. If you are tired of staying at the same hotels that cover this big city and want to … Continue reading

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BY AMANDA BLOYE, FW Writer The issue with living green has been increasingly pressing since the turn of the millennium. Global warming, greenhouse gases and an Inconvenient Truth are all words circulating through the media and our minds on an … Continue reading

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BY LORA MAGHANOY, FW Editor I have to admit: I didn’t know much (if anything) about freeganism until I saw an episode of Oprah. Lisa Ling reported. It peaked my interest for sure. Months later while in university, the words … Continue reading

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BY AINSLEY GRAHAM, FW Writer The Cupcake Shoppe 2417 Yonge Street Phone: 416-322-6648 2 Blocks north of Eglinton Ave, east side of the street The Cupcake Shoppe is Toronto’s first cupcake bakery. Their tasty treats are baked fresh daily;they have … Continue reading

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BY LORA MAGHANOY, FW Editor After what seemed like a torturous winter of near-record snowfall, Torontonians are embracing the warm weather and heading outside! This summer, dining and drinking al fresco has never seemed more appealing! FW breaks down some … Continue reading

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All in One with luxury BY ERIN JONES, FW Writer Gone are the days of carrying multiple electronics everywhere and no more nights of counting everything out to make sure you have your camera, phone and iPod. With the introduction … Continue reading

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