Nordstrom Rideau Job Opportunities

July 21, 2014 1:30 pm
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This Thursday, July 24, Nordstrom, Inc. will post 30 management positions for its upcoming new store at the Rideau Centre. The store is scheduled to open March 6, 2015 and management hiring will begin in late August. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for jobs at careers.nordstrom.com. Hiring for sales […]

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Wardrobe Woes: What Will I Wear Today?

July 7, 2014 11:29 am
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It happens to me almost every day–whether I have to be out the door in five or 50 minutes. You can find me in front of my closet, starring at the assortment of skirts, shirts, tees and jeans that only seem to be starring right back. Nothing jumps out, nothing […]

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The Perfect Pant: Aella

June 24, 2014 12:57 pm
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The perfect pair of pants is waiting for you. Yes, I said it–the perfect pair of pants. Dreams really do come true! We all know the horrible feeling of going into a dressing room with a stack of pants, crossing our fingers one pair, just one, will fit and look […]

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New Anti-Aging Product a Lifeline for Skin

June 19, 2014 12:31 pm
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Today there are endless outlets telling us how to take care of our skin–from moisturizer to sunscreen, it seems we can never do enough! But what about the damage our skin has already suffered when we forgot to slather on the SPF? The answer lies within doors of Holtz Spa […]

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Sole-Searching in John Fluevog Shoes

June 18, 2014 11:04 am
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Written by: Lainie Towell The Mexican painter Frida Kahlo once said: “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” Surely Frida never had her heels wrapped in John’s brilliance and style. Yes, it is true. It is hard to imagine my life before John. Because […]

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C’est Fou: Ottawa’s downtown Blow Dry Bar

June 4, 2014 1:00 pm
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With a surge in blow dry bars appearing in Ottawa, bad-hair days just might be a thing of the past. The pop up of these new shops are courting women who want polished locks in a flash and as with most businesses, some salons are better than others. If you’re […]

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Cream of the Crop Top

May 27, 2014 1:15 pm
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You can’t go into your favorite store without noticing a large selection of shirts seem to have… shrunk.  Along with the sleek styles that emerge from the runway, each season brings some challenging shapes and styles as well. This season, the ‘it’ trend has been revived from the ‘90s and […]

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Classic Rocks

May 22, 2014 2:05 pm
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EXTRAVAGANT JEWELRY DESIGNER ANDREA KOLPASKA BRINGS NATURE’S BEAUTY TO OTTAWA Raw gemstones and extravagant yet delicate designs is the down-to-earth opulence that you’ll find in her creations. The designs are made with the finest quality materials to create her diverse collection of brooches, pendants, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Each Originals […]

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A Customized Collaboration: Nayad’s Evolutionary Aqua/ Active Wear Line

May 14, 2014 9:42 am
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Nayad is a unique aqua sportswear company that was originally started by Jennie Green. She was passionate about swimming but struggled to find a swimsuit that suited her active, aquatic adventures. Green searched and searched but didn’t find anything that fit the bill. With absolutely no fashion or designing background […]

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Ottawa’s Couturier of the Year

May 12, 2014 9:15 am
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Nine contestants were in the running for the top spot as they showed their collections at the Grande Premiere fashion show held by Richard Robinson at the Hilton Lac Leamy. The judge’s panel consisted of Ottawa’s top fashion influencers:  Katherine Ellis from FAJO Magazine, Angie from Angies Models and Talent, […]

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Avenir Designs: Putting Family in Fashion

May 9, 2014 9:15 am
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When you meet mother-daughter duo, Donna and Micaela Cook, you quickly learn their smiles and upbeat personalities reflect the bright, bold colours and fun designs of their clothing. Their women’s boutique in Almonte, Avenir Design Studios, features their fashion label, Avenir. Honing their slogan “Fashions for the rhythm of your […]

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Wild for Kilambi

May 6, 2014 11:55 am
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Inject a splash of colour in your spring/summer wardrobe with an African print piece from Kilambi. Based in Nairobi and Ottawa, each piece is manufactured ethically in Kenya, before making its way to Canada. PHOTOGRAPHER: James Park jamesparkphoto.com STYLISTS: Kimberly Lochhead & Alessandra Gerebizza ASSISTED BY: Natalie Burns HAIR AND […]

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Pastel Perfection

May 2, 2014 2:30 pm
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This spring look forward to peeling off your winter layers and slipping into macaroon pastel shades and lace pairings. Designers went for a modern twist on the traditional pastel palette by extending it to lace, prints and swaths of organza. Burberry was right on the mark with its runway collection, […]

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Spring Behavior

May 1, 2014 2:04 pm

As the weather turns warmer, the OLM team shares their secrets on seasonal must-haves, beauty essentials, and vacation locales.   

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Natural Beauty

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Growing up in socialist Czechoslovakia, creativity was not always celebrated the way it should be. “Art was very much suppressed by the system so there were only a few artists that were able to survive” said jewellery designer, Andrea Kolpaska. She didn’t let that challenge stop her. She attended the […]

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Grande Premiere 2014

April 22, 2014 4:43 pm
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Who will be Ottawa’s Fashion Designer and Couturier of the Year? OLM’s Fashion Editor, Alexandra Gunn will be on the celebrity judges’ panel to help determine the emerging designer of 2014. The fashion show will feature Richard Robinson’s latest collection and the collections of the new emerging fashion designers and couturiers, […]

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There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Leather for Montreal’s LaMarque

April 8, 2014 12:36 pm
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There’s no question that leather is a closet staple and in the past few years, it’s been featured on every runway for every season — even summer! Hailing from Montreal, LaMarque is a modern brand that specializes in stylish leather essentials for both men and women, whether you want to incorporate […]

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