Spring Meet & Greet with Designer Lynn Weinfeld of It Fitz Me!™

You’re Invited!

Saturday May 27 from 2 pm – 6 pm

Fresh Collective * 2116 Queen Street East

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Designer Lynn Weinfeld designs and produces her line It Fitz Me right here in Toronto with incredible attention to detail and quality.  Her pieces are timeless, versatile and travel well.

Browse It Fitz Me!™ online 

Below are a couple It Fitz Me!™ looks as modeled by some of the lovely ladies of our Style Profiles.

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Dee Boswell- Buck: More Than a Wrap Dress in Sahara Print (Coral); Also available in Sahara Print Navy and Solid Black. From Toronto label It Fitz Me!™; Peyton Purse from Jeanne Lottie; Necklace handmade in Toronto from Torched Studio.

 

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Caroline Cook: Sleeveless Angle Hem Top in Royal Blue Crepe (also available in Ivory Crepe and Black Crepe) by Toronto label It Fitz Me!™; Basic Wax Pants in Black (also available in Bijoux Blueand Military Green) by I Love Tyler Madison; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burfurtART

We hope to see you at the

Spring Meet & Greet with Lynn! 

Come discover It Fitz Me!™ for yourself!

Saturday May 27 from 2 pm – 6 pm

Fresh Collective * 2116 Queen Street East

Style Profile: Joy Alma

Name: Joy Alma
Occupation: Home Visitor for Woodgreen Community Services
Parent Outreach Program
Age: 40
Lifestyle: Hectic

 

Whale Pod Twirlin’ Dress (also available: Cat Twirlin’ Dress) by Halifax label Poison Pear (new at Fresh Collective!); Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burtfurtART

 

What’s a typical day like for you?

 

BUSY! As the working mom of a four year old with special needs and a two year old I never have enough minutes in the day.

 

Classic Top in Navy by Longueuil QC designer Cherry Bobin; Floral Print Liberty Pant by I Love Tyler Madison; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burtfurtART

 

What in your life is really important to you?

 

My family, our friends and a sense of belonging in our community.

 

High Rise Skinny w/Wide Waistband in Overdye Black by Montreal label Yoga Jeans; Toronto Neighbourhood Tee in Grey by Toronto label Candi Factory; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas-based label Curious Oddities

 

During your photoshoot, you mentioned that the older of your two little boys is autistic. What has this experience been like for you as a parent?

 

It’s challenging but I have learned how to be a champion advocate for my son.

 

Flamingos Pocket Dress by Toronto label Candi Factory

 

What would you like to be remembered for?

 

Kindness.

 

Nikki Dress in Black Wave Stripe by Toronto label It Fitz Me

 

What role does fashion play in your life?
Fashion desperately needs to play a role in my life.

 

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Everything I wear is covered in snot and sand.

 

Bicycle Print Daiquiri Cami by St-Sévère label Rien Ne Se Perd; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto’s Torched Studio

 

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

 

I enter the shop feeling like a frazzled mess and leave feeling stylish, comfortable and happy.

 

Flamingos Pocket Dress by Toronto label Candi Factory; Gabriella Denim Jacket in Destroyed Blue by Montreal label Lola Jeans

 

What do you have that you want to promote?

 

Woodgreen’s Parent Outreach Program provides support for parents raising children with developmental delays.

 

Whale Pod Twirlin’ Dress by Halifax one-woman operation Poison Pear; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto designer burfurtART

 

What kind of help do you offer families through Woodgreen’s Parent Outreach Program?

 

We help families create activities that stimulate their child’s development, learn to focus on the positives, improve connections between home and school and connect with other parents who have been through similar experiences.

 

Classic Top in Navy by Longueuil QC designer Cherry Bobin; Floral Print Liberty Pant by I Love Tyler Madison; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burtfurtART

 

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For interested parents, who is eligible to participate?

 

Toronto-based parents of children with a developmental challenge between the ages of two and a half and twenty one.

 

High Rise Skinny w/Wide Waistband in Overdye Black by Montreal label Yoga Jeans; Toronto Neighbourhood Tee in Grey by Toronto label Candi Factory; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas-based label Curious Oddities 

 

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Is there anything else we should know about you?

 

The Toronto Beaches are my favourite place in the whole world. You can usually find me here throwing rocks in the lake with my family.

 

Flamingos Pocket Dress by Toronto label Candi Factory

 

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Where can people find you on social media?

 

Facebook and Instagram: @joycuddlyllama

 

Contact details for the parent outreach program at WoodGreen: http://www.woodgreen.com/ServiceDetail.aspx?id=208

 

Bicycle Print Daiquiri Cami by St-Sévère label Rien Ne Se Perd; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto’s Torched Studio

 

Nikki Dress in Black Wave Stripe by Toronto label It Fitz Me

 

Style Profile – The Beaches Village: Kristy Van Hoven

Name: Kristy Van Hoven
Occupation: PhD Candidate (University of Leicester) and Artistic Director (Guthrie School of Dance)
Age: Knees of a 90-year-old, Humor of a 12-year-old
Lifestyle: The world is my stage…

 

Black Tropical Floral Kensington Aline Dress by Toronto label FunkD; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto jewelry label burfurtART

 

What’s a typical day like for you?

 

Coffee, tunes, dance, and some writing, but mostly coffee!

 

What in your life is really important to you?

 

Seizing opportunities to make a positive change in people’s lives. I may have a crazy hectic schedule but my family and friends are always on my mind. I work to create opportunities for people to connect with their history, remember their past, and have a well balanced future, both emotionally and physically.

 

Original sleeveless top by Toronto designer Yasmine Louis (available in stores only); High Rise Straight Crop Jeans – Normandie by Montreal label Yoga Jeans; Sylvia Tote in Blue by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

You’re currently doing your PhD and exploring the positive impact of museums on the memory and cognitive health of visitors with Alzheimer’s. Could you tell us a little bit about your work and how you chose this focus?

 

This could be a novel in and of itself :)

 

I used to be the curator of collections at a world class hospital where I would routinely meet patients and have meaningful discussions about their cultural background, how their previous lives play a role in their healthcare and how important museums are in providing a place of solitude and a safe space to find acceptance or process grief.

 

Dandelion Print Julia Tunic in Pink by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; 3/4 Leggins in White (also available in Boreaux and Black and White Polka Dots by Saint-Sévère label Rien Ne Se Perd; Kim Convertible Backpack in Blue (also available in Black and Taupe) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

After completing my Master’s I developed an object-based hospital program for oncology patients, which provided an opportunity for patients to connect with each other and the history of the hospital. Upon completion of the weekly program, patients felt more relaxed and able to face the next stages of their treatment.

 

Jennifer Tee in Purple (made from organic cotton and bamboo and also available in Black and Charcoal) designed by Fresh Collective’s very own Palette by Laura-Jean; Jupe Charrie pas by Montreal label Creations Encore; Raspberry Margaret Clutch & Crossbody Purse by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

In many cases, patients returned to the program regularly as they faced new challenges associated with their diagnosis and treatments. There are a few instances where family members came back to the museum to tell me how their ill family member had spoken fondly of the museum and program throughout their treatment, and despite the terminal diagnosis, they were happiest when participating in the museum program.

 

Pop Floral Print Shelly Slouch Dress in Black (also available in White) by Toronto label Mandala

 

All the while I was acting as a caregiver to my grandmother who was starting to show signs of dementia. My PhD was born.

 

When I moved to Toronto a couple years ago I connected with a hospital that specializes in brain health who had developed a similar model for helping their patients to object based programs.

 

Together we built a solid program for their memory care patients, which led to some tremendous results around reactivating memories and physical abilities during object-based programs.

 

 Black Tropical Floral Kensington Aline Dress by Toronto label FunkD; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto jewelry label burfurtART

 

The future is bright for Museum Therapy and I look forward to starting my consultancy RxMuse upon the defense of my dissertation in 2018. 

 

You’ve been a Scottish Highland dancer for quite some time and seem very dedicated to this tradition. When did you discover your passion for dance and what kind of role does it play in your life?

 

Scotland is in my blood and after years of classical ballet training I traveled to Scotland to meet family. When I was there I was introduced to Highland and Ceilidh dancing and fell in love with it.

 

Original sleeveless top by Toronto designer Yasmine Louis (available in stores only); High Rise Straight Crop Jeans – Normandie by Montreal label Yoga Jeans; Sylvia Tote in Blue by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

A passion for this athletic art form was born and I started in highland dance at 13. I competed throughout North America and Scotland regularly and eventually competed at the World Highland Dance Championships in Cowal, Scotland at the “old age” of 21 (Highland dancers used to retire from competitive dancing between 18 and 22). 

 

Dandelion Print Julia Tunic in Pink by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; 3/4 Leggins in White (also available in Boreaux and Black and White Polka Dots by Saint-Sévère label Rien Ne Se Perd; Kim Convertible Backpack in Blue (also available in Black and Taupe) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

Once I returned to the States I sat the Scottish Dance Teachers Alliance membership exam and passed on my first try! Shortly there after I opened Guthrie School of Dance.  My primary mission has always been to create classes and a school that provide a welcoming atmosphere for dancers of any age or ability. 

 

Jennifer Tee in Purple (made from organic cotton and bamboo and also available in Black and Charcoal) designed by Fresh Collective’s very own Palette by Laura-Jean; Jupe Charrie pas by Montreal label Creations Encore; Raspberry Margaret Clutch & Crossbody Purse by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

Like many elite sports, most top coaches and teachers focus on competitively driven students, but I wanted to create a space for others to unlock their potential.  When I started teaching I very quickly had a whole class of students who faced challenges in regular classrooms and extra-curricular activities. 

 

Parents were desperately looking for a unique opportunity for their children and hoped that dance would be the answer. 

 

Pop Floral Print Shelly Slouch Dress in Black (also available in White) by Toronto label Mandala

 

In class I would explore academic topics like math and science, history, social studies and encourage story telling, both by having the student learn the traditional stories behind our competitive dance roster, and by allowing students to create their own dances and stories which we would show case at summer farmer’s markets and cultural fairs throughout the area. 

 

Shortly after the word of success of these classes got out, adults and retired dancers came calling, looking for a place to dance. 

 

Original sleeveless top by Toronto designer Yasmine Louis (available in stores only); High Rise Straight Crop Jeans – Normandie by Montreal label Yoga Jeans; Sylvia Tote in Blue by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

What would you like to be remembered for?

 

Ah, legacies are a weird thing… I hope each of my students and patients remembers the fun we had and the trips we have taken together (through walks down “memory lane” in a museum, or traveling to highland games and shows).

 

What role does fashion play in your life?

 

Fashion is an expression of who you are, and where you are going. It’s one of the easiest risks to take and one of the most fun!

 

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

 

The vibe in the store is amazing, the products are all so wearable and well… penguin clutches… you can never go wrong with penguins!

 

Dandelion Print Julia Tunic in Pink by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; 3/4 Leggins in White (also available in Boreaux and Black and White Polka Dots by Saint-Sévère label Rien Ne Se Perd; Kim Convertible Backpack in Blue (also available in Black and Taupe) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

What do you have that you want to promote?  (We have a large audience to share your project with- go on and shamelessly self-promote!

 

I’d like to promote the Guthrie School of Dance! It has always provided multiple classes for dancers who have outgrown the competitive highland scene but look to dance (and highland especially) for their weekly exercise and social time.

 

Did you know you burn more calories in an hour of Highland class than you would in a game of soccer?  Today, Guthrie School of Dance as students in three countries and helps develop competitions and special events for dancers of any age and ability. 

 

Our focus is on learning about dance and movement, our shared Scottish history (or interest… you don’t have to be Scottish to enjoy a good Highland Fling!) and developing lifelong healthy habits and friends.

 

More information about the school, our shows, classes and how to bring Scottish dance to your next event are all listed on our website www.guthriedance.ca.

 

The summer is a great time to try out Scottish dance classes, get fit, have some fun and make new friends! We are also available for cultural festivals, fundraisers, weddings and other family get-togethers.

 

Where can people find you on social media?
Facebook: @Guthriedance

 

Instagram: @GuthrieSchoolofDance

 

RxMuse coming in 2018

Torched Studio – Spring Into Summer Trunk Show! Friday May 26

Spring into Summer Trunk Show with Torched Studio

 

Friday May 26th, 11am to 3pm

 

Fresh Collective in The Beaches 2116-A Queen St. East

 

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Join us and jewellery artist Yvonne Villeneuve of torched studio for fantastic deals and fresh new finds at the

 

Spring into Summer Designer Trunk Show!  

 

Up to 50% off end of line pieces and see the latest new designs.

 

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Here’s a peak at Yvonne’s process in making her enameled pieces.

 

Top left: cups of the enamel powder, Top right: freshly enameled pieces
Bottom left: items in the kiln, Bottom right: her kiln and studio
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Meet the artist!

Yvonne loves contemporary designs in beautiful colours.  From brilliant rainbow hues to the soft shimmer of copper, brass and silver, she believes that variety is the spice of life.  There’s always something just a little bit different to make them special!

 

Each piece is hand enameled by Yvonne.

 

“The process of enameling involves firing very finely ground glass (vitreous enamel) onto a copper or silver base at approximately 1500 degrees. That’s hot!”

Refreshments will be served! See you there!

 

Style Profile: Liz Wanless

Name: Liz Wanless

Occupation: Organizing Consultant

Age: Ageless

Lifestyle: ‘Less is More’ when it comes to clothing and stuff we own. After living in Europe for four years, I learned to minimize clothing to only pieces I love and that I could carry in a suitcase!

 

Cycle Print Harriet Tee (also available in Plaid, Posey and Tulip print) by Toronto label Mandala; Crop Moto Pant in Olive (also available in Black) by North York designer Brenda Beddome

 

What’s a typical day like for you?

 

Early morning start for yoga at Ashtanga Yoga of Toronto. Client organizing sessions start at 10am. Then by evening, I’m either with family and friends or at an improv theatre workshop at Bad Dog Theatre.

 

Square Top in Eggshell by Toronto label Studio Fresh; High Rise Skinny w/Wide Waistband in Overdye Black by Quebec label Yoga Jeans; Raspberry Margaret Clutch & Crossbody Purse by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

What in your life is really important to you?

 

The well-being and happiness of our grown up and wonderful kids. Connecting with friends and family. Heart-to-heart conversations.

 

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What would you like to be remembered for?

 

Bringing joy to those closest to me.

 

Scalloped Hem A-line Dress in Navy by North York designer Brenda Beddome; Zenna 2-IN-1 Scarf/Cardigan in Rose by Canadian designers Soia and Kyo

 

Your job revolves around organizing people’s stuff, people’s lives. Could you tell us a bit about this unique line of work? Who are your clients?

 

Helping people organize their things truly grew out of a love of organizing. Also, over the last few years, I’ve really lived and embraced the benefits of minimalism.

 

Maddalena Skirt in Black with White Feathers by Montreal designer Cherry BobinJessica Tee in Black (made from organic cotton and bamboo and also available in Blue Dusk, and Cardinal Red) designed by Fresh Collective’s very own Palette by Laura-Jean; Erica Ombre Crossbody Purse in Nude (also available in Ocean) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

Very often my clients are people who want to be organized and have been very organized at different times in their lives, but life has thrown a few curve balls and they now need an extra hand. Many of my clients are professionals. Most have kids.

 

All want a little more organization in their lives.

 

Bees Print Abby Dress in White/Black (also available in White/Navy) by Toronto label Mandala; Kim Convertible Backpack in Black (also available in Taupe and Blue) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

What role does fashion play in your life?

 

I love dressing up. Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ inspires me. I see nothing wrong with eating French fries on the street in your favourite dress and pearls.

 

Cycle Print Harriet Tee (also available in Plaid, Posey and Tulip print) by Toronto label MandalaCrop Moto Pant in Olive (also available in Black) by North York designer Brenda Beddome

 

What do you generally look for in an outfit?

 

Simplicity and ease of movement. I like to not fuss with my clothes once I’m dressed. My days are always active, so I like a pulled together look with minimal accessories. I like strong lines and colours that need nothing else.

 

Square Top in Eggshell by Toronto label Studio FreshHigh Rise Skinny w/Wide Waistband in Overdye Black by Quebec label Yoga Jeans; Raspberry Margaret Clutch & Crossbody Purse by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

For people who can’t afford to hire a professional organizer, what would be the most critical step(s) to take in getting your life organized and more manageable?

 

Clothing is the easiest place to start. Rather than looking into your closet, take absolutely everything out. All your clothing in your home, including out-of-season clothing. Then place into categories, meaning all t-shirts, jeans, dress pants, sweaters, dresses, skirts, work-out clothing etc.

 

Scalloped Hem A-line Dress in Navy by North York designer Brenda Beddome; Penguin Organizer in Taupe (also available in Black) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

Once every single piece of your clothing is out and organized, start two piles – one to keep and the other to give away. Place the give-away clothing immediately in a large donation bag. You’ll be surprised how much easier it becomes to decide on the clothing you want to keep once everything is visible to you.

 

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Every single client I’ve had is always amazed at how much they have accumulated once all is out. The key is to focus on what you want to keep (as opposed to what you’re giving away).

 

Maddalena Skirt in Black with White Feathers by Montreal designer Cherry BobinJessica Tee in Black (made from organic cotton and bamboo and also available in Blue Dusk, and Cardinal Red) designed by Fresh Collective’s very own Palette by Laura-Jean; Erica Ombre Crossbody Purse in Nude (also available in Ocean) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

For more free tips on organizing, sign up for my newsletter at www.torontoorganizing.com

 

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

 

I love that Fresh Collective is 100% Canadian!

 

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What do you have that you want to promote?

 

The beauty of organizing and decluttering your clothing is that is will change your shopping habits.

 

Often we find ourselves buying identical or similar clothing pieces that we already have. It’s quite common to discover that you own have more basic white t-shirts or tanks that there are days in the week.

 

Bees Print Abby Dress in White/Black (also available in White/Navy) by Toronto label Mandala; Kim Convertible Backpack in Black (also available in Taupe and Blue) by Markham label Pixie Mood

 

Once you organize and declutter, you’ll be more aware of what you do own and will shop less but have more fun buying complimentary pieces to what you have! Say hello to that floral skirt or polka dot shoes that you’ve been eyeing.

 

Is there anything else we should know about you?

 

Did I mention I cannot live without dark chocolate?

 

Where can people find you on social media?

 

www.torontoorganizing.com

 

Facebook: @torontoorganizing

 

Mid-Season Clearance Sale – on till May 31

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Brenda Beddome – Save 30%

Candi Factory – Save 20%

FunkD- Save 20%

Melow Save 20%

Moovment – Save 20%

Nadia Lloyd – Save 20%

Palette by Laura-Jean – Save 40%

Schwiing – Save 30%

Soia & Kyo – Save 40%

Yoga Jeans – Save 25 %

Matt & Nat (only at Kensington and online) – Save 25%

I love Tyler Madison – (only at the Beaches location and online)- Save 25%

Jeanne Lottie – (only at the Beaches location and online) – Save 40%

Lola Jeans – (only at the Beaches location and online) – Save 25%

It Fitz Me – 20 – 30% off select styles

Star Blouse, Cher Dress, Shirley Skirt from Mandala Design

Studio Fresh 20 % off

Select styles from Torched Studio 20% off

*** Sorry, no retroactive discounts on already purchased merchandise ***

Style Profile – The Beaches Village: Caroline Cook

Names: Caroline Cook and Swiss the dog

Occupation: Teacher/Paddler and Retired Hearing Dog Owner

Ages: 25 and 12 1/2

Lifestyle: Always seeking tropical paddling destinations in Stand Up Paddleboard, Surfski, Dragon Boat and Sprint Kayak!

 

Bunnies Print Rosie Dress (also available in Owls Print and Foxes Print) by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas-based designer Curious Oddities

 

What’s a typical day like for you?

 

I just graduated from teacher’s college, which means I am absolutely elated to be able to spend more time paddling on the water. My new schedule will sound a little something like this:

 

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Wake up, go to the gym, appreciate the beauty of the sunrise on the beach. Volunteer teaching at elementary schools. Play with my dog Swiss (she loves chasing after the ball). Paddling and coaching Dragon Boat.

 

Sleeveless Angle Hem Top in Royal Blue Crepe (also available in Ivory Crepe and Black Crepe) by Toronto label It Fiz Me; Basic Wax Pants in Black (also available in Bijoux Blue and Military Green) by I Love Tyler Madison; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burfurtART

 

What in your life is really important to you?

 

Paddling and my retired Hearing Dog, Swiss.

 

White Rabbit Print Ori Top in White by Toronto label Studio Fresh; Mid Rise Straight Kristine Jeans by Montreal’s Lola Jeans; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas designer Curious Oddities

 

What would you like to be remembered for?

 

I would like to be remembered for being a strong advocate for adults and children with hearing loss as well as promoting Dog Guides.

 

Azores Cami in White w/Black Feathers (also available in Black w/White Feathers) by Montreal designer Cherry Bobin; Ankle Length Skinny Jeans with 31″ inseam in Black (also available in Burgundy) by Brenda Beddome

 

What role does fashion play in your life?

 

There is something about wearing the perfect outfit that makes me feel confident and ready for anything. I feel my best when I’m wearing something that is comfortable and edgy.

 

Bosco Dress in Grey by Quebec label Cameleon; Water Repellant Arabella Stretch Cotton Spring Jacket in Black by Montreal’s Soia and Kyo

 

What do you love about shopping at Fresh Collective?

 

I love the style of the clothes, it feels so laid back, stylish and cute! The fact that they are made by Canadian designers is a huge bonus (Go Canada Go!).

 

Bunnies Print Rosie Dress (also available in Owls Print and Foxes Print) by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas-based designer Curious Oddities

 

Tell us a bit about your guide dog, Swiss!

 

Swiss is my hearing dog and best friend. I wear two cochlear implants and I cannot hear anything without them.

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Having Swiss lets me sleep soundly at night knowing that if the smoke detector went off, she would wake me up. When I lived on residence at Glendon College Swiss woke me up at 3am because the smoke detector had gone off.

 

White Rabbit Print Ori Top in White by Toronto label Studio Fresh; Mid Rise Straight Kristine Jeans by Montreal’s Lola Jeans; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas designer Curious Oddities

 

Swiss alerts me to other sounds like: the toaster oven, someone calling my name and the microwave. Swiss is older now so she is retired but she still tries to work for me even though I am discouraging it.

 

Azores Cami in White w/Black Feathers (also available in Black w/White Feathers) by Montreal designer Cherry Bobin; Ankle Length Skinny Jeans with 31″ inseam in Black (also available in Burgundy) by Brenda Beddome

 

What are some interesting things most people might not know about living with a guide dog, or guide dogs in general?

 

Dog Guides are so important to their owners, we depend on them with our lives and love them dearly. Having a Dog Guide is like having a permanent best friend who can go anywhere with you, even on a plane!

 

Sleeveless Angle Hem Top in Royal Blue Crepe (also available in Ivory Crepe and Black Crepe) by Toronto label It Fiz Me; Basic Wax Pants in Black (also available in Bijoux Blue and Military Green) by I Love Tyler Madison; Handcrafted necklace by Toronto label burfurtART

 

Swiss was given to me by Dog Guides of Canada for free. It costs $25,000 to raise and train a Dog Guide but Dog Guides of Canada does not receive any federal funding, they rely solely on donations.

 

Bosco Dress in Grey by Quebec label Cameleon; Water Repellant Arabella Stretch Cotton Spring Jacket in Black by Montreal’s Soia and Kyo

 

What do you have that you want to promote?

 

I want to promote The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides. My goal is to raise $2000 for the Toronto West-High Park Walk on May 26 where I will be speaking about the importance of Dog Guides.

 

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To donate click on the link to my walk page:

 

https://www.walkfordogguides.com/locations/walker.cfm?ID=5284&EventID=851

 

Any amount is greatly appreciated and a tax receipt is issued immediately from the organization!

 

What are some things you look forward to in the next few months / years?

 

I look forward to paddling and getting a permanent teaching job as a teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing.

 

Bunnies Print Rosie Dress (also available in Owls Print and Foxes Print) by Toronto label Desserts and Skirts; Handcrafted necklace by Dundas-based designer Curious Oddities

 

Is there anything else we should know about you?

 

I was born deaf, wore hearing aids until I was 17 and then made the switch over to cochlear implants. Receiving the cochlear implants was life-changing, birds actually sound GOOD now!

 

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Where can people find you on social media?

 

Facebook: caroline.cook.739

 

Instagram: 1sweet._.caroline

 

Enter our $1000 Fashion Giveaway for a Viviane Dress and MORE!

Our Spring $1000 Fashion Giveaway is ON!

Enter here to win a gorgeous Viviane Dress from Toronto label Mandala Design PLUS over $850 more in items from our stores! 

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One lucky person will be taking home over $1000 worth of merchandise from our stores!

This Viviane Dress from Toronto label Mandala Design will make a fabulous addition to your wardrobe. Available in a variety of prints and colours, this easy, breezy pretty little number is the perfect summer dress!

Browse Viviane here

Browse all Mandala Design here

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Mandala Design has been a fave with our customers for YEARS! 

What makes this made-in-Toronto line so special? Designer Mandy Armstrong says,

“It’s the fit!”

Mandy works and re-works her samples until the fit is just right- not tight, but shows your shape. Her pieces flatter a wide variety of shapes- from extra-small to extra-large, tall, short and in-between! 

On top of that, she sources gorgeous prints and cuts cute, feminine, retro styles you’re going to love. If you haven’t been in lately, stop by our shops and discover Mandala Design for yourself! 

You’ll love it.

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If an item is no longer available, Fresh Collective will offer a suitable substitute.

Winner will be notified by email.

$1000 Fashion Giveaway – Yoga Jeans and MORE!

Our Spring $1000 Fashion Giveaway is ON!

Enter here to win a pair of Yoga Jeans plus over $850 worth of items from our stores!

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Have you tried Yoga Jeans yet?

Check out this video to see more about how you can feel happy in your jeans!

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If an item is no longer available, Fresh Collective will offer a suitable substitute.

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Designer Meet & Greet with Salomé Cordeiro – May 19 at Roncy!

MAY 19 insta-salome trunk show- new

 

Designer Salomé Cordeiro will be in the house at our

401 Roncesvalles Ave. location on May 19 from 2 – 6. 

Come by and see the latest and greatest pieces HOT off her jewellery bench (see below!) and shop a special selection of sale items from past seasons. 

Meet the artist!

Refreshments will be served!

 

 

 

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And here, Salomé is playing with FIRE!

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video of the artist at work as she makes her latest spring pieces!

Click on the image to see the video.