Sweet Beginnings

Two weeks ago we had the privilege of attending the opening launch of the first J.Crew store in Canada. Forever fans of the brand we welcomed their effortless style, classic combinations and playful palette to the True North. If you cannot make it to Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre and visit the 5,000+ square foot boutique here is a sneak peak...Bon Shopping!

P.S: They are soon opening an UK and EU online commerce site.

Forever Fabulous Finds

Meet charming Robot and Foxy Ballerina courtesy of Forever 21


The Very Best

Uber talented designer Emeka Alams of Gold Coast Trading Co teamed up with pop band The Very Best for a capsule collection featuring tees, flip-flops, and stunning ‘Mzuzu' print inspired cardigans. 
Photographer Sarah de Burgh's images perfectly embody the spirit of the brand, a modern and traditional approach to West African culture,  and the muse, artist Cassie Gibson, is the perfect fit for this rad lookbook.
For orders and more, go here.


You by You

Everyone knows how much T+S loves bespoke oeuvres -- things created just for you and one of a kind beauties that stand the test of time. No wonder we are loving ubyu (pronounced "you-by-you"). Branding and identity create by icodesign...

What makes this brand unique?
Well, these bespoke books offers refined, quality finishes and professional custom options to enhance any image-makers and creatives self-publishing endeavours. Check out the video.

Bonuses: One can choose options from headbands, markers ribbons, end papers, debossing and foling!



Crafted in Brooklyn, by designer duo Troy Mattison Hicks and Stephano Diaz of  Necklush, these colorful accessories are the latest addition to our never ending wishlist.
Hand-made with hand-printed cotton fabric and antiqued brass chains, these Lushlets are available on Necklush's Etsy shop.


Covergirl: Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding on the cover of the new T Magazine, shot by photographer Alice O’Malley.
More on this cover story here.


Sac du Jour

We love this limited-edition Caroline Herrara bag for Fashions Night Out.
via WWD


Rules to Follow

Pretty Stationery

If, like us, you believe that one can never have too many notebooks, you will surely fancy these paper goods by illustrator Graddy McFerrin. McFerrin has worked on several  stationery  lines with  San Francisco based publishing house Chronicle Books and each one is more exciting than the other.



The artistic genius of Keith Haring lives on with these hommage by a pletora of designers.


Out Of Print

Wear your most cherished books on your chest with these tees, fleeces (and more) from Brooklyn based, Out of Print. The company also works alongside non-profit, Books for Africa,  to make books available to children who don't have access to them.
The clothing line features iconic, less-known and also of print book covers and this week,  for each follow or like, a book will be given to community in need.


Danish Apparel

Last week we attended the opening event for InWear's very first store on Canadian soil. Located in Montreal's  Les Cours Mont Royal, the Danish brand offers casual and chic women's fashion,  handbags, belts and accessories. Subtle hues, animal print, silky fabric are some of the words that come to mind when thinking about the fall collection. 

For more info on the collections and the brand, go here.


Lay your head on my pillow

These beautiful pillows by Crate and Barrel x Marimekko will add the perfect splash of colour wherever you choose to place them.


Olympic Stamps

To celebrate the 30th Olympiad, taking place in London next year,  Royal Mail teamed up with Studio David Hillman to create a series of 30 stamps . Here are the most recent ones, they were released a few weeks ago.
What do you think?


Fairytales Wonderland

We sumbled upon the most unique and cute hand-pressed fabric buttons. Starting at $8.00 for a pack of 4, you can purchase these Fairytales Wonderland buttons - and many more- on littleoddforest's online store.


Love me Some


A few months ago, we told you about one of  our favorite jewelry brand out of Montreal's 'lovemesometreasures' a line of original hand made bling. Well, the new collection has been released, so we're sure you're gonna love it as much as we do.
To order or for more info, go here or there.


Beautiful Icons

The vintage feel of these gorgeous illustrations by Bosnian visual artist Zoran Lucić reminded me why I am a sucker for the sport. Football truly is The Beautiful Game.
More of Lucic's work here


Off The Book

Peep this short excerpt taken from a new PBSarts online series entitled OFF BOOK.
The video that features  designers Deroy Peraza,  Julia Vakser, Paula Scher, amongst others, and explores the culture & art of  typography, design and more...

Thanks to illustrator Sara Wood for sharing this.


Zara Fall 2011: Handsome Lady

Another post, another lookbook. Zara's Fall 2011 looks sober, classy, masculine & chic.
Model, Stella Tennant is the perfect fit for the campaign and, the white & black polka-dots blouse is simply gorgeous.


Long Live Vintage

Fossil stands vintage, creativity, quality and authenticity. Their Fall 2011 catalogue is all that and so much more...
View the full catalogue here


Disco Beading

Beads have never looked as good in this BrokenFab pieces. Hand-made earrings, necklaces, bracelets, headbands (...) Fabienne Morel, the designer behind the lego-like jewelry line does it all.
The latest collection Disco Beading is colorful, sophisticated and definitely caught our eyes.
Visit BrokenFab online online here