It used to be that we would travel to shop. Unable to find our favourite designer brands in Calgary, we would forgo a lot of sightseeing, museums, festivals or workouts, instead carefully planning the shopping that needed to be done before returning home. However, the city’s fashion offering has come a long way and now with the hotly anticipated opening of Saks Fifth Avenue at CF Chinook Centre, we can find all the fashion goodies we need to stay on-trend and maybe even, vacation-ready before we go. It goes without
Valentine’s Day is a great time of year for you to treat your guy. Whether your budget is large or small, we have ideas on gifts for all kinds of guys out there! – For the eater: a meal kit from Chef’s Plate is a great way to have a date night in and try some easy new recipes. – For the connoisseur: The Founder’s Reserve Glenlivet Scotch Whiskey – For the health-conscious: The ultimate kitchen appliance for smoothies & healthy recipes – the Vitamix Ascent Series – For his workout:
Originally written for SWAGGER – check them out here! Palm Springs our happy place. If you’ve ever been, you know that the moment you step off the plane and into the open-concept terminal, the desert air immediately calms you. We have been visiting Palm Springs together for over a decade, loving it not only as a mid-century design mecca, but also a place where relaxation is taken seriously. One of the most idyllic spots to visit in “Palm” is the must-see Parker Palm Springs. The glorious boutique hotel, formerly Merv
Throwing a party is a lot of work, nevermind the expense of feeding and serving you a cocktail or nine. So, we think the best way to show your appreciation for your host is to gift them generously – who knows, next year you might be invited back! Here are our suggestion for items you can purchase so you’re contributing to the party as well as leaving something behind for the host. Check out this clip from the segment we did on CTV Morning Live Vancouver. Wine is a must
Whether you actually hit the slopes or not, who doesn’t love a little Apres-Ski? This weekend we were on the Global Morning Show giving tips on what you need to enjoy the winter splendor in comfort and style. Items included: Cocktails made using Kahlúa and Polar Ice Vodka, like the classic White Russian, the Mind Eraser and the Espresso Martini Outerwear and knits from Canada Goose – set to open at CF Chinook Centre Calgary on Friday Wine & chip pairings from Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi and Miss Vicky’s (see
This weekend marked the 69th annual Emmy Awards and we were, as most years, glued to the TV for the pre-show red carpet to see what everyone was wearing! There were some fantastics hits and spectacular misses, however, this year many of the standout looks were by the guys! A big shout out to the men, who really killed it on the red carpet wearing prints, colour and patterns, something we always say needs to happen. So here is a quick run-down of our faves, and some honourable mentions! Women’s
Happy Pride Calgary! We love all the pride classics – Rupaul, Kylie, Gaga – they aren’t going ANYWHERE, however, we want to share with you the top hits from 2017 that we feel are pride-worthy. From Calvin Harris to Arian Grande, we’ve got 21 songs that will kick your pride party into overdrive – or just make you extra spirited on your drive home. Also, make sure you join us at Calgary Pride this year – we’ll likely be drinking beer with Fuzzy and Boss Chad from 98.5 Virgin Radio.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we’re big mama’s boys! And with Mother’s Day right around the corner, we were invited to join some of our favourite morning shows to discuss how to host the perfect Mother’s Day brunch! Below are photos and details with all of the brands from this, one of our favourite tour topics! The CANVAS Collection from Canadian Tire First thing’s first, set a beautiful table for you mum! The CANVAS Collection has mix and match options so you can embrace your inner-designer.
Looking for something special for that someone special? Watch our latest segment on Global TV Calgary. Below is more information on each item and links to where you can find them. XO The Style Guys Chefs Plate: www.chefsplate.com Valentine’s Day is all about experiences. It’s not just about the gift! Chefs Plate is a great example of that. Chefs Plate is a Canadian meal-kit delivery service that provides all the farm fresh ingredients and step-by-step recipe instructions to create a delicious, nutritious and balanced meal at home in 30 minutes or less. Meal kits are
Awards season is upon us! This is like the playoffs people, and it’s time to take a look at who is off to an early lead. There are a few trends that popped up throughout the night and we’re going to name a winner in each category. Keep an eye on this space so we can share our favourites throughout the season – surely there is a lot more glam where this came from. Black is Back Mandy Moore | Winona Ryder | Amy Adams The Winner: Mandy Moore in