Luxuries
Shmink Celebrates 25

Shmink Celebrates 25

Goodbye 24. Hello 25! I’m usually not a fan of celebrating birthdays, but 25 is like, kind of a big deal. A few months back I came across an interesting question in my Tumblr inbox… “When you were younger, did you ever say once I am 25-years-old I’m going to be wearing this and doing...
Lace and Grace

Lace and Grace

Shmink’s Shoe Obsession… LACE-UP SANDALS 1. Zara Lace-Up Bootie Sandals 2. Giuseppe Zanotti Lace-Up Gladiator Heel Sandals 3. Jimmy Choo Manous Sandals 4. Aquazzura Lace-Up Amazon Sandals 5. Schutz Ariela Lace-Up Sandals I am all about lace-up shoes right now — they are HOT. While this trend isn’t exactly new, it continues to pop up...
Rebekah Price & eBay Giveaway

Rebekah Price & eBay Giveaway

Who doesn’t love a good giveaway?!? I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but in case you didn’t know, I’m obsessed with this girl named Rebekah Price ;) Rebekah teamed up with eBay Canada (another one of my faves) on a special limited edition Valentine’s Day collection. Since I love you all...
Tribute to Daddy

Tribute to Daddy

I like to keep the tone of my blog rather fun and lighthearted; a place to find me in colorful outfits, or talking about my favorite nail polish or new purchases. Despite the fact that I post pictures of me posing around in various ensembles, I am actually a pretty private person and anyone who...
OVO Holiday Giveaway

OVO Holiday Giveaway

Well, we have reached the final day of my holiday giveaway. I’m sure many of you will be excited for this one… I thought it was only fitting to incorporate the team into the mix, so the last item in my shminky holiday giveaway is an OVO (October’s Very Own) crewneck sweater in speckled maroon!...
Rebekah Price Holiday Giveaway

Rebekah Price Holiday Giveaway

Rebekah Price is one of my all-time favorite jewelry designers. I have worn a ton of Rebekah’s pieces on my blog, so I’m thrilled that she has participated in my holiday giveaway! Rebekah Price Designs Core Collection Birthstone Crystal Bracelet Retail Value: $80 , collections can be found at www.rebekahprice.com TO ENTER: a Rafflecopter giveaway...
Glam Rock Holiday Giveaway

Glam Rock Holiday Giveaway

Here is the second item in my holiday giveaway! If you’ve been following my blog, you may have seen me rocking a variety of watches by Glam Rock! I’m super excited that Glam Rock will be gifting one of you lucky Shminkies with this beauty… Glam Rock Watches Miami Beach Art Deco Collection Yellow Gold...
Deborah Lippmann Holiday Giveaway

Deborah Lippmann Holiday Giveaway

For the rest of the week I will be giving away some super-shminky holiday gifts you will love! I decided to team up with a few of my personal favorite brands to bring all of you lovely readers something special. The first item up for grabs is an exclusive Deborah Lippmann polish set! Deborah Lippmann...
Dressing for NYE

Dressing for NYE

That’s me in 2008 having a great ol’ time ringing in the New Year in Florida. Christmas hasn’t even arrived, but before you know it, we will be rushing to find that perfect outfit for New Year’s Eve! We all have our own ways of ringing in the New Year; for some the couch and...
Introducing: Street Shmink

Introducing:
Street Shmink

Here’s a little segment I will be adding to the blog called Street Shmink! Street Shmink is about capturing fashionable people of all ages in shmink-related attire; aka any ensemble with a furry element. From Toronto, to wherever my travels take me, I will be on the lookout for all you shminky people…so be dressed...
Holiday Beauty w/ PTM

Holiday Beauty w/ PTM

Here is the second video that is currently playing in taxis across Toronto! This video focuses on beauty trends, including two of my favorites, nails and lashes. Many of you have asked me (especially on Tumblr) if I wear eyelash extensions; the answer is YES, I am quite obsessed if we are being honest… Mync...
Gift Guide Under $150 (For Him)

Gift Guide Under $150 (For Him)

I surprisingly had a lot of fun putting together this gift guide for the special guy in your life! For all you ladies looking to get some ideas for your boyfriend, guy friend, brother or dad, I think there is a little something here for everyone; best part is it’s all under $150! Acqua Di...
Gift Guide Under $150 (For Her)

Gift Guide Under $150 (For Her)

Lauren Conrad Beauty Book | Cosabella Bra Set | Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette | Miu Miu iPhone Case | C.Wonder Initial Bracelet | Clarisonic Set | YSL Ring | Voluspa Candle | Deborah Lippmann Set Jonathan Adler Zodiac Pillow | Ray-Ban Sunglasses I’ve been noticing so many cute holiday gift ideas while doing my...
Rebel in Red

Rebel in Red

1. MICHAEL Michael Kors Leather Gloves | 2. Miu Miu Drawstring Bag | 3. L.A.M.B. Oxley Pump | 4. NastyGal Dress | 5. DANNIJO Monaco Earrings | 6. Revlon Polish in “Revlon Red” | 7. Nars lipstick in “Jungle Red” I wouldn’t exactly classify myself as the adventurous type. Although I occasionally enjoy trying new...
Shmink on Play Taxi Media

Shmink on Play Taxi Media

Hello from sunny California! If any of you have taken a taxi in Toronto over the past few days, you may have come across a very familiar face… OK OK it’s my face! I’m super excited to share with you guys my collaboration with Play Taxi Media. We shot a three-part segment on holiday trends;...
Guest Editor: Melanie Fiona

Guest Editor:
Melanie Fiona

What's in My Bag?

What’s in My Bag?

A few of you on Tumblr have asked me to create a “What’s in your bag?” post…so voila! Although I love all my bags, I have a very special bond with my quilted Givenchy Nightingale — it was the first designer bag I purchased with my hard-earned money. I remember buying it at Holt Renfrew...
My Beautiful Newborn

My Beautiful Newborn

I have a secret to tell all of you… I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on Monday…well, not actually, but close. I’m beyond excited to share with you girls the newest addition to the Shmink clan — my brand new Chanel Jumbo Classic Flap! This beautiful girl was delivered on Monday, October 15,...