Wyatt and I were honoured to be part of the Spirit of Spring Fashion Show in support of McDougall House. I joined my friend Beryl Bacchus of Bacchus Events Group in styling and producing the fashion show. Wyatt and I also got to walk the runway together. In all, more than . . .
New Digs: One of my favourite local boutiques has moved locations. The Skinny is now open in Kingsway Mall next to Aritzia, on the main floor near Entrance One. Ryan and I went to the VIP preview on Tuesday before the official grand opening. It looks great! Congrats to Erin . . .
We all have people in our lives who inspire us, but do we tell them? Isn't is funny how we just assume people know how we feel about them? When someone close to me reaches out in that way, it really means the world. Kind words are touching, and positive reinforcement makes . . .
Biking to Beers: This is such a cool idea. Urban Pedal Tours, a brand new 15-passenger U-shaped bike, will take you on a tour of the top craft beer taprooms and breweries in Edmonton. The two-hour ride will cost you around $40 (drinks not included). You can book a tour on . . .
The Spirit of Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon is coming up on May 7. The annual event supports McDougall House, a second stage residential facility in Edmonton providing unique treatment programs to empower women recovering from addiction. McDougall House supports women in . . .
Wyatt and I went on a tour of Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts - a collective of professional artists who have developmental disabilities. I'm part of the Apricity crew and Nina is our partner of choice this year! This meaningful art work can be purchased at 'The Nina' at . . .
Congratulations to the Poppy Barley team and Edmonton designer Malorie Urbanovitch for being nominated for Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards! The show is taking place tonight (April 7) in Toronto. Follow along live from the red carpet tomorrow night - here. Speaking . . .
Welcome to the first edition of my Local Love List! Look forward to this list in your inbox every Friday morning. If you know me, you know how passionate I am about Edmonton. The list will showcase things I love about this city, new gems I've discovered, local fashion, food . . .
Why didn't I think of this?! Made Social, started in Edmonton in 2015 by Christine Shankowsky and Andrea Hanki, is a modern craft community that brings people together to meet, mingle, and make stuff. Outside of Made Social, Andrea keeps busy as a full-time photographer . . .
Contest Closed. Winner: Lisette Sluser!! You're covered for Valentine's Day (or treating yourself) with this Local Love giveaway. I've teamed up with a few of my favourite places in Edmonton to present this incredible package worth over $550! For your chance . . .