The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don't You... (by Janette Ewen)

The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don’t You…

My dear friend Patrick Delanty (aka the most stylish man alive), recently suggested we download the relatively new documentary on Diana Vreeland, “The Eye Has to Travel.”  I’m a huge fan of Diana Vreeland, and as I watched the trailer, I was reminded of Vreeland’s fresh and whimsical approach to both fashion editing and life. Her […]

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Tying the Knot: How to Throw the Perfect Bridal Shower by Janette Ewen (photos via Style Me Pretty)

Celebrate: Designing the Perfect Bridal Shower

This is the season… As we enter the warm summer months many of us will find that we are either invited to a bridal shower or are hosting one. Creating the perfect bridal shower requires some careful preparation and a little imagination. After all, you want to make sure the bride is wowed… So where […]

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Style Your Home: Finishing Touches that MAKE a Space by Janette Ewen

Design | Finishing Touches that MAKE a Space

I always call the finishing touches of a home the icing on the cake. All those little accessories, books and trinkets can really make a space. In my homes (I have two spaces, one in Toronto and a tiny one in Santa Monica)… I use accessories to make sure my personality is reflected in the […]

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Design Notes: Masculine Décor by Janette Ewen

Design Notes: Masculine Décor

Simple, clean-lined, rich and sophisticated… just a few key words to define masculine décor. This style, both in home décor and fashion embrace layering of simple textures, deep colour and plenty of wood. Two Canadian design-manufactures, G. Romano and Huppé are industry leaders when it comes to this ultra chic style. Huppés “The Swan” collection […]

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Top Trends from the Canadian Home Furnishings Market by designer Janette Ewen

Last Look: Top Trends from the Canadian Home Furnishings Market

I was recently asked to select my “must haves” from The Canadian Home Furnishings Market (TCHFM) show, and it wasn’t an easy task! This year’s show was brimming with amazing new furniture, accessories and appliances. I fell in love with so many items, as did the many attendees at the show. So this year was […]

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The Look of Lattice

From Moroccan to Medieval, lattice, both the structure and the print have always been one of my favourites. Designers from Kelly Wearstler to Jonathan Adler have been using lattice in their designs for years. It is a look that always adds a fresh, modern touch to any space and can be used in a number […]

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Chaos to Couture: PUNK Interiors

If you haven’t heard already PUNK is back in a big way! From the recent MET ball to their spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, PUNK is back in fashion and on the pages of magazines worldwide… With such a global focus on this edgy, groundbreaking style in fashion, I realized PUNK […]

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