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Fall Trends with David Clemmer

August 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Fashion

Fall trendsGet in on the fashion scene with the latest must-haves.

The fall season is looking bright – as bright as fall can be. Orange is the colour of the season, along with coffee, cedar, phlox (eggplant for the vegetarians out there), and bamboo. There’s a whole range of colours to complement orange – have fun with it!

The Jean Jacket
The season’s must-have item. Not the boxy kind from back in the day but a more tailored blazer-esque fit to accentuate your silhouette. Opt for a shorter crop to streamline your body and longer tapered sleeves to make this look even sexier. What’s perfect about this look is its versatility – dress it up, dress it down, layer it, wear it Read more

Salon Massimo

April 16, 2009 by  
Filed under City's Top

Owner Massimo Puntillo, left, and his creative stylists

Owner Massimo Puntillo, left, and his creative stylists

A great hairstyle can transform your look from drab to fab! Let the professionals at Salon Massimo take your look to new heights – with their extensive knowledge of hair therapy and aesthetics. Walk in for a consultation to discover owner Massimo Puntillo’s thrilling cutting-edge techniques. “I have a great staff. Without them it would be impossible to achieve the level of success I have earned in my 21 years as a hairstylist,” says Puntillo. Constantly updating themselves, the stylists at Salon Massimo go to great lengths to ensure each haircut, colour and style is a work of art by travelling the globe to partake in seminars and workshops taught by world-renowned hair professionals.

“Great hair starts with a great cut and if you don’t know how to use your tools, no amount of styling will fix a bad haircut,” says Puntillo, who suggests using the Schwarzkopf line for the airbrushed touch your tresses crave.  Salon Massimo also maximizes your beauty with its on-site aesthetician, who will pamper you with dazzling manicures, pedicures and soothing facials.

Colin and Justin: Va-Va-Rooms on a Budget

February 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Home Decor

The cheeky hosts of HGTV Canada’s Home Heist sit across from me at a sleek table in Senses Restaurant at the Soho Metropolitan Toronto, a subdued yet upscale establishment gussied up in elegant tones of warm chocolate and cream. Both seem to have stepped out of a chiaroscuro painting: Colin McAllister’s dark hair is flawlessly coiffed and pairs nicely with his fitted grey zip-up; Justin Ryan’s green eyes pop with his white-and-blue-striped dress shirt, while his pale blond hair is uncharacteristically dishevelled. “You must excuse me, but I got lost in Toronto buying business cards today,” he explains. Regardless, Colin and Justin are just as witty and handsome in person as they are on screen. Read more