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Sweater Weather - Part Two Pullovers

published: September, 05, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

Pullovers also offer modern twists but handmade knitted options are hotter than ever. They tend to be more expensive as they are labor intensive.

In Part One found here "Sweater Weather Part One - Cardigans" Pullovers also offer modern twists but handmade knitted options are hotter than ever. They tend to be more expensive as they are labor intensive. If you, a relative, or friend has a flair for knitting this is the season to utilize this talent handsomely. Hoodies are still a mainstay but now knitted options offer more versatility.Bottega From Cardigans to pullovers, be set for the fall.  Here are a few reminders from Part On

Attention Sale Shoppers !!!

published: January, 26, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

There are more bargains than just on aisle six at the moment. Fashion retailers everywhere are clearing out their winter merchandise to make way for their new spring arrivals.

Attention Sale Shoppers!!! There are more bargains than just on aisle six at the moment. Fashion retailers everywhere are clearing out their winter merchandise to make way for their new spring arrivals. The seasons and the fashion deliveries are not always in sync so you can capitalize on this in-congruency quite nicely during end of season sales. Now is a “cents”able time to take stock of your current winter wardrobe and consider replenishing. Remember there are a still a few more months

Spring Awakening

published: March, 11, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

Spring Awakening

“Orange” you glad Spring is on it’s way? Are you feeling “Blue” that it’s still officially two weeks away? Fear not!!!  Orange and blue are huge colour components to sport readily this coming Spring and Summer seasons.  And we are talking Eye Popping hues as only Tangerine Orange and Electric Blue can envisio Whether you go head to toe or use as accent pieces these colours will spark up a multitude of options transitioning from work to play. Worn together or used sp

Framed

published: February, 25, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

Framed

“Men don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses” was one of Dorothy Parker’s bitter barbs that contributed to the social stigma of wearing glasses.  More than five decades later, many still opt for contact lenses or laser therapy to avoid donning a pair. We were even coached to eat our carrots as kids ‘cause whoever saw a rabbit wearing glasses? Well, I’m here to break it down for you! Glasses can enhance your image, reflect your personality and illuminate your sense of style

Black or White! Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

published: March, 18, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

Black or White! Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

I always found it a little odd when someone chose to fill their wardrobe with nothing but black and white. Where’s the excitement? Why be so minimal? Well, yesterday’s Eccentric or possibly Cerebral may actually have their finger on the pulse this season as some designers have opted to show only black and white pieces. And considering almost all designers dedicate a portion of their collections to black and/or white this concept is now far from dull. Spanning from sexy to avant-garde (incl

Hats Aplenty

published: March, 30, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

Hallelujah! Men are finally beginning to see the light by giving those tried and true baseball caps a much-deserved breather.

Hats Aplenty

Hallelujah! Men are finally beginning to see the light by giving those tried and true baseball caps a much-deserved breather. For Spring/Summer 2010, Designers are making the transition from “schoolboy jock” to “man on the go” an exciting rite of passage. There are a slew of possibilities being offered that are sophisticated and mature yet far from staid and boring. You may want to consider a couple of options to cover your head and various lifestyle needs.     Summer hats are tradi

Toronto Fashion Week

published: April, 15, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Events, Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

“The Power of Style” was the catch phrase chosen by the organizers to sum up the Fall 2010 Men’s and Women’s Collections showcased here in Toronto from March28th to April 1st.

“The Power of Style” was the catch phrase chosen by the organizers to sum up the Fall 2010 Men’s and Women’s Collections showcased here in Toronto from March28th to April 1st. It was more like the “Put-Put Putter of Style” however as a mix of Canadian up and coming talent, established designers and corporations took their turns strutting their stuff up and down the grand runway or in various off site venues around the city. Making a strong and appealing statement requires inte

Treasured Trunks

published: May, 17, 2010 Written by // Philip Minaker - Style Categories // Lifestyle, Philip Minaker

The one accessory that remains a must have each and every summer here in Canada is a suntan.

     The one accessory that remains a must have each and every summer here in Canada is a suntan. Regardless of how you enjoy the great outdoors the benefits of basking in the sun are more than just external. The body absorbs needed vitamin d from the sun boosting the immune system and alleviating more than just those winter blues. There is no better way to naturally looking and feeling better. Perhaps that is why so many head south in the middle of winter. A key component to s

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