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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

After a December that is full of shopping, eating, and partying, figuring out what to wear for the last few holiday events can be tough! Have no fear ladies because Blossom Lounge has all of the outfit inspiration you need to get through those secret santa, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve parties looking fab!

Secret Santa parties are meant to be fun and casual, but that doesn't mean you have to show up in sweats. This top and pant combo by Bardot looks like a jumpsuit, but gives you the option of wearing each separately on other occasions. The fabric is almost as comfy as sweats, so sacrificing comfort won't be a problem. Add a bit more holiday cheer into your outfit with this gorgeous burgundy quilted bag by Rebecca Minkoff, and this tri-coloured collar by Jenny Bird. And don't forget your Nobis parka for the way over to the party, it's chilly outside!

What could be a better time than the night before Christmas to wear a lacy red dress? This gorgeous Free People number is body conscious yet stretchy, so you can still feel free to indulge in all of the holiday party apps. The hem on this dress is also so unique, with its high-low appearance. Let this dress be the star and pair it with dainty gold accessories by Gorjana, and this beautiful wool coat by Soia & Kyo. 

New Years Eve is the night to go over the top with your outfit. I am loving this Gentle Fawn dress for just that. It's print is Aztec inspired and done in the most festive of colours and sequin material. This dress is an eye catcher in itself, so a minimal clutch like this navy Rebecca Minkoff, and a sleek gold necklace by Gorjana, are the perfect accessories for a New Years Eve on the town. 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Blossom Lounge Gift Guide: For Him

Last week's gift guide was all about the ladies in your life, so we thought it only fair to share some special gift ideas for the men too! Make this Christmas one he will remember, with some amazing gifts from brands that really show him you care! From the best smelling maple candle, that crackles when you light it, to an incredible selection of skin care products, for the guy who likes to take care of himself. This gift guide has just about everything your guy will want...besides a kiss under the mistletoe, but you can take care of that!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Blossom Lounge Gift Guide: For Her

Last week we kicked off our gift guide series with a whole lot of bath and body love, and this week it's all about the ladies in your life! We have so many great gifts, from amazing clothing options from brands like Left On Houston, Free People and Bella Luxx to sparkling jewels from Jenny Bird and Gorjana.  Whether for your girlfriend, daughter or best friend there is sure to be something for her! Be sure to head on in to Blossom Lounge during the Christmas Market to pick up a special something for your special gal! 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Blossom Lounge Gift Guide: Apothecary

We here at Blossom Lounge can't wait for next week, when the streets of the Distillery District are filled with vendors, food, drinks, and of course Christmas Spirit! The Christmas Market is coming, so we thought it only appropriate to kick of our gift guides this week and continue them from here on out! This week is all about bath, body and relaxation. From amazing scented candles to a relaxing bubble bath, everything here is a perfectly packaged gift for anyone who deserves a little pampering!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Rifle Paper Co. Iphone Cases And The Wallpapers To Match

Rifle Paper Co. makes some of the prettiest prints we have ever seen! All hand painted by Anna Rifle Bond, we here at Blossom Lounge love a good excuse to purchase Rifle Paper Co. for our phones. Recently we received a whole bunch of new cases, and cards, including the collaboration Anna did with French illustrator, author and photographer Garance DorĂ©. We love every single one of these cases, so be sure to head on into blossom lounge to see even more than the ones shown here! Of course, a phone case isn't complete without an adorable (and matching) wallpaper. Check our our picks below and see how you can get this chicest looking phone around!
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Label To Love: Zoe Organics

If you are a mama who is looking for a product line free of toxins and safe for you and your baby, then you are in the right place! Zoe Organics is an all natural mom and baby brand, consisting of everything from soothing creams for tender mom and baby parts, to calming bath soaks for evenings when dad takes over, and mom can just relax.  Zoe Organics knows what you and your baby need because it is made and used by mothers who are all so passionate about natural and quality ingredients.  To learn more about Zoe Organics check our their website here, and make sure to watch this behind the scenes video of mom, founder and CEO of Zoe Organics Heather Hamilton discussing why she started the lifestyle brand. 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Blossom Lounge is Falling For Tuck Shop

Designer Lynsday Borschke has been on our favourites list for quite a while now, with her unique "City of Neighbourhoods" toques. They are such a popular item for us here at Blossom Lounge, and we absolutely love when clients come in to purchase their neighbourhood to rep! Shown here is the Distillery toque, which is of course one of our favourites, as we are located in the historic Distillery!

Recently we have brought in Tuck Shop Trading Co. Coats, and have been swooning over them since. The Dreamy Cape, made of Canadian MacAusland's wool and genuine leather is the perfect transitional coat. And with it's classic shape, it will be in your closet forever! The Buffalo check jacket, available in this blue/black/white combo for men, and in the same plus a red/black combo for women, is made of the same wool and leather, plus lined with an extremely soft chambray. This coat is stylish, casual, and perfect for layering in the cooler months. 

Make sure to head on over to Blossom Lounge to pick up your City of Neighbourhoods toque today and to give Blossom Lounge a call for availability on the Tuck Shop co. Jackets. 

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Detailed Dress

Free People is a line that we here at Blossom Lounge have coveted for a long time. So when we found out super stylish owner Shauna was bringing this boho-chic brand to Blossom Lounge we were beyond excited! One of the newest pieces to hit the store is this beautifully detailed Open Waters Charlotte Dress. We are completely obsessed with the print, fabric, colour, and of course all of the unique detailing. The sheer lace arms and smocked waist band make this dress beyond gorgeous. Styling wise, might we suggest really playing up the boho vibe and choose chunkly leather booties and a wide brimmed hat. You will be channeling Stevie Nicks in no time!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Label to Love: by Rosie Jane

One of the most recent brands to join the Blossom Lounge family is By Rosie Jane. A self named brand that came to life after the creator made the scent for herself back in 2008. After being asked on a daily basis what she was wearing, Rosie decided to turn the scent into a business. She named the perfume Leila Lou after her first born daughter. Leila Lou is a clean scent with notes of pear, jasmine, and fresh cut grass. It is a completely addicting and alluring scent. After the popularity of Leila Lou, Rosie created a second fragrance in 2014, naming it Tilly after her youngest daughter. Tilly evokes the scents of summer with notes of grapefruit, pineapple and tropical gardenia. Both scents are beautiful and so is the packaging to match.

All products shown above are available at Blossom Lounge

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

10 Fall Essentials With Blossom Lounge

This season the weather may be acting up, but Blossom Lounge has got you covered when fall really starts to show it's true colours. From clothing to jewelry, tech and apothecary, these 10 fall essentials will take you through the fall season seamlessly.

1. Tuck Shop Trading Co.: Besides the fact that this wool/leather/plaid combo is absolutely stunning, I love the fact that it is proudly made in Canada. The jacket, which is available in this navy/white combo and a red/black combo is designed by none other than Lindsay Borschke, who also happens to be the creator of the "City of Neighbourhoods" toques. These jackets are the perfect topper for now when the weather is just starting to get chilly, and later as a layering piece underneath a heavier jacket. The plaid makes them quintessentially Canadian while the luxe leather detailing keeps them fresh and stylish.

2. Zoe Organics Cream: Zoe Organics is an all natural family line of products specially formulated for mom and baby. With no added fragrances or essentials oils, this cream is great for ultra dry and ultra sensitive skin. I tend to get a bit of eczema on my hands when the weather changes, and a little of this cream helps quite a bit.

3. Gorjana: A new line for Blossom Lounge, Gorjana is a stunning jewelry line that should be on every ones fall wish list! Although everything from Gorjana at BL is gorgeous, this hammered gold bar necklace is too perfect not to pass up. I love that it can be worn alone or layered with other pieces.

4. Rifle Paper Co. Iphone Case: Anna Rifle Bond makes the prettiest of designs on everything from greeting cards to temporary tattoos. But it is this black and gold polka dot Iphone case that I am lusting over this fall. I love a classic polka dot pattern, and the gold polka dots on this case really pop against the stark black background.

5. Lippy La Moss: A dark and vampy lip is a must this fall. This Lippy liquid lipstick in La Moss delivers just that. I love the fact that this is a liquid that deposits colours as opaque as a stick, yet the applicator never dulls like a regular lipstick does.

6. Butter London The Full Monty: What better to go with a moody lip than a metallic nail? I think nothing! I have used Butter London nail polish so many times and love the brush and formula. This nail polish is definitely a fall must have list!

7. Rebecca Minkoff Bowery Cross Body Bag: Just like a vampy lip looks mysterious and beautiful on a fall day, this bag looks equally as dramatic. It is no wonder that this bordeaux colour is still just as popular as ever because it is just so gorgeous. The colour compliments almost every fall outfit, and the size of the bag is perfect for carrying all of my daily essentials and then some. I also love the handle on the top that makes the bowery cross body extremely refined.

8. Love Fresh Lavender Wash: On fall evenings I love taking the time to relax and enjoy either long showers or baths. This lavender wash by Love Fresh is the perfect companion as it's soothing properties relax me and make it easier to fall asleep. I also love how gentle and non-drying this all natural wash is on my skin.

9. Rosie Jane Leila Lou Soy Wax Candle: If there is one thing I have been using non-stop, it is this candle by Rosie Jane. Although I wouldn't say that this is a fall scented candle, it smells so incredible that I want to keep it in my house all year round. With notes of pear, jasmine and fresh cut grass this candle is sure to be a fave.

10. Henry & Bellow super skinny high waisted jeans:  Every fall I feel like a new dark pair of skinnies are on my list of things to purchase. These Henry & Belle super skinny high waisted jeans are great because they fit every curve of my bottom half beautifully and the high waist smooths the top half out. These jeans give my legs, but and belly a perfect smooth appearance that I am always looking for in a great pair of jeans. The deep indigo wash is also a classic so these jeans will last for seasons.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Autumn Essential: The Boyfriend Jean

Autumn is the best season to showcase your fashion sense. The best thing happening right now is the boyfriend jean. It's comfy, versatile, and for sure a fall staple. Dress the boyfriend jean up or down with leather or heels, crop tops or comfy sweaters. The boyfriend jean is the must-have item of the fall season.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Completely Obsessed With One Love Organics

Here at Blossom Lounge we recently received the complete summer collection by One Love Organics. The collection featured four new products 2 for face (Apple a Day Cleanser and Pretty Pores Toner), and 2 for hair and body (Healthy Locks Dry Shampoo and Gardenia Body Serum). We here at Blossom Lounge already knew how much we loved One Love Organics, but Blossom Lady Kaylee had yet to give them a try. After falling for the entire summer collections packaging and scents, she purchased a few more things and is now a complete OLO convert! Read below to see what she uses for her daily face and body routine to keep her feeling loved by One Love Organics.