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Violet and Olive

August 9, 2017

Violet and Olive is a hand made in Canada, small fashion brand curated by a hometown friend of mine, Carlee Heinz. She moved from Winnipeg to Vancouver to pursue an education and career in fashion and started this small brand for women who are always looking for the latest trends. She wanted to motivate people to stop purchasing from fast fashion companies and believes her well priced and fashion forward garments (both lingerie and swim) are a more positive alternative. Continue Reading…

klassh the fable silk shirts and their stories
Local Features, Style

The Fable: Silk Shirts and their stories

August 7, 2017

Ashley and Arika gravel pit déjà vu? Well yes, almost two years ago my sister Arika and I did a “sister shoot” at this exact gravel pit in Birds Hill Manitoba. That day marked the beginning of a beautiful friendship with the talented artist and sweet soul, photographer Vanessa Mayberry! We had met through Instagram, and set out to do a creative shoot, and it was our first time meeting up in person! Fast forward two years later. The landscape has changed, and naturally so have we. The gravel pits no longer have the abandoned (albeit quite dangerous) digging structure. We don’t see each other as often as we live in different cities, but we have all made huge strides towards growing our talents and careers and still do our best to make time to see each other and create magic together! Continue Reading…

amansala eco-chic resort Tulum
Style, Travel

Amansala Eco-Chic Resort Tulum

May 22, 2017

The beaches of the Mayan Riviera are some of the most beautiful in the world. When I first visited Tulum 10 years ago, it was just an up and coming yet “hip” spot that attracted experienced travellers from all over the world. It was quiet, people camped on the beach, as there were only a few boutique hotels. Now it is a international hot spot for all those seeking white sand, laid back vibes, but upscale bohemian lifestyle. Amansala Eco-Chic Resort  Tulum encapsulates the spirit of beach life in Tulum. Peaceful atmosphere, minimal and comfortable rooms, open air commune spaces for yoga, working out, eating, pool hanging, dining, enjoying a bon fire or a mid day hammock hang, and more. Amansala Eco-Chic Resort Tulum Mexico

Whether you’re in Tulum for a Yoga Retreat, or you’re on a romantic getaway, looking to adventure along the Mayan Riviera, or simply seeking an authentic spot to unplug from the rest of the world, being welcomed at Amansala amidst the mangroves and palms along the ocean is the place for a genuine Tulum experience. Continue Reading…