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Stay Fashionably Warm with Olena Zylak Knitwear

Honeycomb Two Tone Hat I am a long time fan and customer of Canadian knitwear designer, Olena Zylak, as noted in my first post about her on my original blog almost ten years ago. My collection of owned items from Olena Zylak has grown since then and I am as in love with her pieces… Continue reading Stay Fashionably Warm with Olena Zylak Knitwear

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Creating Art Out of Scrap Wood at Lumberchino

Castagne Artwork I was very excited when I came across the sister duo of Lumberchino, Stephanie and Samantha, via an Instagram reel they did last year. The reel focused on a piece of artwork they made using wood obtained from a demolished building, Avila Hall, in Niagara where they are based. The Mount Carmel collection… Continue reading Creating Art Out of Scrap Wood at Lumberchino

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Show The World Your Sparkle with glamjulz

This weeks Small Business Spotlight is glamjulz, a business I've been a customer of for over 10 years. It never ceases to amaze me when wearing one of their hand made pieces, someone will always comment on it and ask me where its from. glamjulz was started by Monica Graves in 2000, first as a… Continue reading Show The World Your Sparkle with glamjulz

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DAUB – Canadian Made, Sustainable Clothing for Everyday

I first discovered DAUB at the One of a Kind show and wrote my first blog post on them in 2014. Back then, the collection consisted mostly of active wear and seamless panties (which are the best I've ever owned). The brand has evolved since then by adding everyday wardrobe basics and a flagship store… Continue reading DAUB – Canadian Made, Sustainable Clothing for Everyday

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How to Manage Your Product Assortment Through Economic Challenges

The news is full of doom and gloom right now about recession and inflation and what impact it will have on spending habits. Predictions on how it will impact holiday shopping this year have been circulating for weeks now. In Canada, it is estimated holiday spending could be down this year as much as 17%*… Continue reading How to Manage Your Product Assortment Through Economic Challenges