LIFESTYLE




Runway Inspired Florals Are A Big Interior Design Trend

As temperatures cool and we prepare to transform our humble homes into cozy autumnal havens, there’s nothing quite like flowery prints to revamp your space. Far from the overly girly, preppy pastels of summer, autumn florals for the home are beautifully crisp and sharp. Here are a few inspired looks from Instagram, sure to suit your decorative tastes.

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Boobyball 2017 Set To Take Place Across Canada In Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness

With October marking breast cancer awareness month, the annual Boobyball is slated to hit Toronto today, and takes place at Rebel nightclub. This year’s theme is inspired by the retro 1980s and 1990s, and features a theme of big hair, pastel everything and all things neon. As inspired by Olivia Newton John’s hit ’80s tune, Boobyball 2017’s theme is fittingly titled Get Physical.

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Everything To Know About The 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Set to run until tomorrow, this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival is set to include about 400 films from over 70 countries. Other than the Toronto International Film Festival, which just wrapped earlier this month, VIFF is also considered one of North America’s largest film festivals. From movie buffs to Hollywood stars, the two week long extravaganza is an opportunity for anyone who loves the silver screen to come together, right in Van City. 

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SiriusXM JFL42 Top Comic Winner Gavin Matts On Getting The Last Laugh

Real Style spoke to SiriusXM Top Comic winner Gavin Matts backstage at the JFL42 Comedy Festival in Toronto. From being inspired by names like Dino Archie to finding a home on the stage, the Vancouver comedian spilled on getting the last laugh as the class clown.

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Fall Farms To Visit This Season In Ontario

Whether you want a break from the city limits as a city slicker or you’re simply craving a bite of a crisp apple, there’s nothing quite like an autumn day trip to a farm to complete your weekend. If you’re looking for a break from Toronto’s hustle and bustle, here are a few great spots where you and your family can go apple picking. 

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Vancouver Gransville Island Turkey Trot Takes Place Tomorrow

Instead of feeling lethargic after your Thanksgiving feast, Vancouver locals are able to test their endurance and give back to the local community at the 20th annual turkey trot on Gransville Island.

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Chic Thanksgiving Events In Toronto

If you’re looking for ways to enjoy the holiday while spending quality time with your loved ones, look no further than Real Style’s guide to spending Thanksgiving weekend in Toronto. 

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Thanksgiving Dinner Table Décor To Help You Entertain In Style

With Canadian Thanksgiving on the horizon, decorating lovers will soon be adorning their homes with all manner of seasonal décor. Staying true to the nature of the season, Thanksgiving also gives us the opportunity to invigorate our homes with gorgeous decorative accents. Here are a few easy ways to embrace the occasion through your interior design.

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Artist Krista Kim’s “Digital Consciousness” Exhibit Hits Toronto During Nuit Blanche

Krista Kim’s “Digital Consciousness” art exhibit hits Toronto just in time for Nuit Blanche, and is set to take place at Toronto’s Only One Gallery from September 30 to October 1. Kim is a Canadian-born artist and also a member of the “techism” movement, which aims to reflect today’s digital age through the merge of modern innovation and art.

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Nuit Blanche 2017 Hits Toronto Tomorrow

Nuit Blanche returns to Toronto tomorrow night, and is set to transform the city’s downtown core into an artistic space, filled with contemporary art exhibits and live performances. From sunset to sunrise, Toronto’s streets will be covered in vibrant artwork that is created by Canadian and international artists. The event will feature large scale art projects in bustling public spaces across the city, such as Queen’s Park and Nathan Phillips Square.

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Harvest Inspired Décor For Your Humble Home

Fitting the dipping temperatures of autumn, harvest inspired home interiors can help you prepare for the season ahead. As we greet fall, it’s time to abandon your pretty pastel shades and blossoms in favour of deep orange and brown shades. We’ve curated a few decorative ideas that will help you master seasonally appropriate home décor right now.

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Real Style Visits Toronto’s New HÖM Café

Combining freshly roasted coffee with delectable and memorable recipes, HÖM Café is located in Toronto’s chic Yorkville area. Although there are countless cafés along the Mink Mile, HÖM bears a touching story. Far from being just a neighbourhood coffee shop, HÖM commemorates an inspirational woman who was forced to suffer through one of the darkest chapters of history. The café  was recently opened by founder Jamie Yanowski in honour of his late grandmother, Holocaust survivor Elisabeth Raab.

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Best Ways To Use Instagram To Plan Your Dream Vacation

Flooded with photos of snowy mountain tops, white sandy beaches and clear blue skies, Instagram has spawned a new trend of spontaneous travelers that aspire to “do it for the ‘gram”. Millennials are using Instagram as their personal travel diary, allowing their friends to follow their whereabouts and live vicariously through their captured moments. If you’re wondering how to use Instagram as a travel tool, look no further than these tips from Real Style. 

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Brighten Your Space With Lemon Décor Now

Often associated with rustic Italian properties and tempting gardens, lemon décor can easily refresh your humble space. If you’re wondering how to brighten your home and incorporate fresh fruits into your interior design, try using lemons as a decorative touch. We’ve rounded up a few stylish ways to invigorate your home with this citrus fruit in the season ahead.

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Get Cooking With These New Foodie Books For Fall

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or simply a newbie who wants to master a few new dishes, autumn is a perfect time to master your culinary skills. For Fall 2017, try turning to the latest cookbooks that have hit the shelves. From the latest reads written by celebrity chefs to healthy eating titles, we’ve curated a few new books to pick up this season.

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