Claudia Schiffer (one of the original supermodels) lives in a castle. Of course she does. And whenever legendary models and interior design collide, I feel it’s my duty as a design and supermodel-loving fan to cover it. After all, when I was younger, my wonderful dad used to buy me Vogue and Architectural Digest (AD) every month. I’ll never forget the day he came home with the AD issue featuring Cindy Crawford in her impressive Madison Avenue pad in 2001. Now Claudia’s centuries old English countryside Tudor mansion is featured in AD’s special fashion-related September issue. Continue reading
Model Joey Kirchner rocking the new men’s collection from Dean Davidson.
As a life-long jewelry lover (and serious) bracelet fan, I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of the launch of the new men’s collection by Dean Davidson. Trust me – it’s going to be HUGE. A celebrated designer, Dean has been designing women’s jewelry for over 10 years. The idea to do a men’s collection has been in planning stages for some time and as you’ll see, it was well worth the wait. Modern, masculine and well formed – this is a jewelry collection stylish guys are going to love. Continue reading
The best of Cannes 2017: Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Tracee Ellis Ross & Kidman again.
Always one of the best red carpets of the year, the Cannes Film Festival is like no other. The French Riviera is all about excess and this is a place where the stars aren’t afraid to play dress up and are willing to look extra luxurious & extravagant. The only rules at Cannes are that subtlety is not allowed and to always think of Joan Collins (in her Dynasty days) and Elizabeth Taylor as inspiration. Next to the Met Gala, this is the most exciting red carpet of the year. Continue reading
Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, Zoë Kravitz and Jennifer Connelly at the 2017 Met Gala.
It’s the party that costs $30,000 a ticket and even if you an afford a ticket, that doesn’t mean you can necessarily attend. It’s invitation only and there’s a famously long waiting list – just to get on the invite list. Anna Wintour carefully oversees every detail and has to approve everyone who attends – of course she does. So even if a company buys a table, she still has the final say whether your guests can attend or not. Pretentious, right?! God, I want to go some day… Continue reading
Top Model Julia Dunstall in new spring campaign for Dean Davidson
One of the best parts of working for Dean Davidson (a growing Canadian jewelry company), is the chance to work on many cool projects. And one of my favourites is being involved in shooting the new campaigns. It’s fun – and you feel fancy, in a behind-the-scenes kind of way. As Dean’s brand continues to grow, this season’s new campaign was designed to represent the elevation of his brand and how the line, which began in 2007, is entering a new era. Continue reading
With host Aisling Tomei, stylist Taylor McDonald and photographer Aldona Barutowicz
I once again had the pleasure of being part of the annual Oscar red carpet recap on CTV Morning Live with three talented and beautiful ladies – host Aisling Tomei, stylist Taylor McDonald and photographer and publicist Aldona Barutowicz. As always, we had blast. There are few things I enjoy more than talking about fancy dresses. Check out the full clip here. Looking forward to next time! And check out my full blog post on many of the most talked about Oscars looks this year.
Emma Stone, Janelle Monae , Jessica Biel and Viola Davis at the 2017 Oscars
This year’s Oscars will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the most (if not the most) memorable Oscars in history. Because as you likely know, THEY ANNOUNCED THE WRONG BEST PICTURE WINNER. But this post is about the dresses and red carpet looks. The incredible ones – and the unfortunate ones. Of course my favourite trend on the red capet this year were the earrings. Big ones! And lots of them. As I’ve saying for a while, oversize earrings are going to be huge (no pun intended) in 2017.
Adele, Rihanna, Solange and Jennifer Lopez at the 2017 Grammys
Award season is in full swing with the Grammys taking place Sunday night. Obviously, the biggest story was the controversy over Adele winning Best Album, beating Beyoncé who many thought deserved to win for her critically praised album, Lemonade – including Adele. It was a charming moment when she broke her Grammy in half so she could share it with Beyoncé. I can’t say the red carpet this year was particularly exciting or that there was any one look we’ll remember for years to come (like Jennifer Lopez’s legendary plunging Versace in 2000). If I had to choose the night’s style winner, I’d probably go with Rihanna – but that’s mostly because of her brilliant bedazzled flask. Continue reading
Mobilia’s award winning booth at the 2017 Interior Design Show (IDS)
As a lover of all things fancy, I’m always giddy to check out the latest and greatest in interior design trends. So when the Interior Design Show (IDS) returns year after year to Toronto, I’m there. Recently back for its 19th year, IDS was the place to be for all design lovers. As always, the annual event showcased the best and latest in Canadian and international design, including an endless amount of chic and luxurious interior design trends. And the clear standout this year was the new Roaring Twenties-inspired collection by Mobilia created in collaboration with Canadian design personality Janette Ewen. It’s legendary and I want everything. Continue reading
Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Michelle Williams and Chrissy Teigen at the 2017 SAGs.
The 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild awards took place Sunday night. And similar to the Golden Globes, it’s always a fun red carpet to watch because the stars don’t feel as much pressure as they do at the Oscars so they take more risks. It was a politically charged night (no shocker there due to the frightening events happening right now south of the border) but many stars still had fun on the red carpet. Like Nicole Kidman – her green Gucci gown was everything. Continue reading