luxury

Skincare Review: Dior Dreamskin, CaptureYouth and Backstage by Didier Young

Dior. The celebrated Parisian Fashion House is a household name that does not require an introduction. To most people, Dior is mostly known for its fragrances (Chalize Theron’s J’Adore will forever be one of the most iconic fragrance imageries in my mind) and for its line of sunglasses. Beyond that, fashion lovers will recognize the brand’s iconic oblique monogram print, trendy newly-revived saddle bag and perhaps the memorable John Galliano newspaper print made famous by Sarah Jessica Parker during the Sex and the City days. However, Dior has more than one jewel in its crown and the brand’s portfolio also includes gorgeous makeup collections and skincare lines. I recently attended a preview for Dior makeup, skincare and perfume and I was lucky enough to take some of their products home. In today’s blog post, I’d like to talk a bit about a few of their newest skincare launches.

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Hotel Guide: Shangri-La Toronto by Didier Young

We all have those times when we start feeling a tad uninspired by our surroundings and feel the need for a change of scenery. At times, that simply means that I need to get out of the house, go for a walk and end up at a coffee shop with my computer. On other occasions, it requires a week long trip somewhere completely different to fully recharge my inspiration tank. However, time doesn't always permit such a luxury and when such a situation arises, one of the best options is to partake in a small staycation here in the city itself. With that in mind, I packed a small overnighter bag and headed over to the Shangri-La hotel.

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A day with Lincoln by Didier Young

For the majority of my life, a car has simply been a motor vehicle. As long as it had four wheels and could take me to places, it didn't really matter much to me and I was at a complete loss whenever anyone were to mention a specific car model or the power of an engine. However, my recent experience with Lincoln has completely changed my perception of what cars should be like.

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