Articles by Cassie Drake


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Postcard from NYC

NYC is truly The City That Never Sleeps. After a whirlwind long weekend in The Big Apple, arriving back to our downtown-Toronto neighbourhood felt like a quiet sleepy town in comparison. But that is part of what makes it so wonderful, isn’t it? The constant commotion, the energy, the sheer chaos. It’s definitely a place that warrants…

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I’ve Finally Found the Perfect Shirt

I’ve finally found the perfect shirt. Or more like, it found me.   I was approached by a colleague who told me about her friend’s clothing company, roz + loki. I agreed to meet the designer behind the brand, Roz Tambyln, who told me about the Kickstarter campaign she was about to launch featuring her new…

Travel in Style- Siffat Haider of Icing & Glitter | Toronto Fashion Blogger
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Travel in Style: Siffat of Icing & Glitter

Welcome to the Travel in Style series, in which we interview seriously stylish travelers from around the world how they travel in style. Travel is such a personal experience, and everyone’s trip preferences are so unique that no two people are the same. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m pretty particular when it comes to…

Instagram Guide to Montreal
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Instagram Guide to Montreal: Top 10 Photo Ops

Relative to its other Canadian city counterparts, Montreal is an Instagram gold mine. Around almost every corner there is an interesting building to photograph, always another beautiful meal to eat (and take a snap of before doing so!), as well as plenty of magical moments to capture. There are some things that Montreal just does…

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Why We Don’t Need to Go Back to Europe

After having lived abroad for 3 years in Europe, we made the decision to moved back to our Canadian home city, where we’ve remained for the past 8 months. And to be honest, that decision was regretted every single day since for the first half a year of our return. It’s only recently started to…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Top Picks
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Top Picks

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has FINALLY opened up to the public! I’ve saved you taking the time to comb through it all by compiling together all my top picks. From Summer bathing suits to Fall booties, from beauty products to home decor, there is literally something for everyone, and all at incredible deals. For summer,…

Summer-Essentials
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Pack These Summer Vacation Essentials

Whether you have plans to island-hopping in the Med, heading up to the cottage, or going on a summer vacation of your own, you’ll need a few essentials to take you from swim to cocktail hour. From vintage cut-off denim shorts to a scalloped hem bikini, from a chic beach towel to cute cactus slip ons,…

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Guide to Valletta, Malta

The best way to spend a full day in Malta is exploring the country’s capital of Valletta. A fortified peninsula ceremoniously entered by way of drawbridge or boat, Valletta spans only 1 km long on its longest end (seriously!) and is easily walkable – save for the hilly terrain. The hills are what lend to some pretty…

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Ljubljana Cafe Hopping

While the countryside of Slovenia makes you feel as if you are as far removed from civilization as possible (in a good way), it’s capital city transports you right back into the most modern of urban life. The beautiful city is filled with the impeccably-dressed cool crowd, hovering at trendy restaurant patios and outdoor cafes. With…

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