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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Divas in the City 3

What a fabulous time I had at Divas in the City 3, presented by DivaGirl and the Belle Method. It was held at the intimate and exclusive Crown Lounge on King St. W. in downtown Toronto. There were great vendors, knowledgeable presenters and complementary wine to sip as we browsed around. Here are a smattering of photos and happenings from the event.

Me and Laura Furtado - founder and owner of DivaGirl.

Chatting and checking out vendors
More vendors - lots of great stuff to browse
A shot of the venue - Crown Lounge
One of the amazing speakers - Angela McNally from eatingpretty.com (nutrition and wellness expert)
Melissa from Fredrick Prince - hand crafted jewellery and accessories 
I love these designs - all of the long necklaces and chains caught my eye right away. For more info on this company, go to www.fredrickprince.com.

Skin DNA booth
This is actually a really neat idea - Skin DNA is a company that uses a lab test to determine what your skin's genetic predisposition will be in five specific areas: firmness and elasticity, wrinkling, sun damage and pigmentation, free radical damage, sensitivity and inflammation. Then you get a very thorough and complete reference booklet that allows you to see what your skin needs most (e.g. Vitamin E, C, Grape Seed Extract, Green Tea extract, etc.) and then when you are considering purchasing products, you can read the label and see if that product would be right for you. They are also not affiliated with a specific product or brand, so you are free to explore all the brands/companies you normally like. Pretty cool! For more info on Skin DNA go to skin-dna.com. In Toronto, contact matt@hilaryspharmacy.com.


DivaGirl members get a slew of benefits, including free tickets to year-round events (like this one!) and discounts on fitness classes, vendors and merchandise. This is my second year as a member and I do love being a DivaGirl!

Orangefish.ca - jewellery and accessories 
This booth is too cute! Orangefish.ca has a wide variety of products, jewellery and accessories, this is only a small selection of what they have online. Three main things caught my eye at this shop...

Cute little makeup bags.

Interchangeable marble rings
OMG! Bags for your 'underthings' - a great way to pack them in your suitcase.

Lesley from Passion Parties by Lesley
Speaking of unmentionables, Lesley Metcalfe from Passion Parties was also at Divas in the City 3 to get the party started! She does home parties for women who are looking to spice up their love life...for more info, visit her website, www.passionbylesley.com .

Wendy Crystal - from Inspire Cosmetics
The Inspire Cosmetics booth
Wendy Crystal doing a 5 min. makeover
I am going to be doing a separate posting on Inspire Cosmetics in the near future; I had my own 5 min. makeover done at Divas in the City 3, and absolutely fell in love with this line of products. I cannot wait for my order to arrive! More to come in a future post :)

Sea Flower Studios
Sea Flower Studios - close up
How sweet are these items? Very feminine and delicate jewellery. Check out Marissa's items at www.seaflowerstudios.etsy.com.

The Golden Apple Confectionery Inc.
Chocolate pumps! Oh my!
Such creative delicacies! For more, go to www.thegoldenapple.ca.

Silpada Sterling Silver Jewellery 
I've never heard of Silpada before, but it is a jewellery company where you can shop online or host a party in your own home. I've hosted a Stella and Dot party before, and it is along the same lines, get some girlfriends,  appetizers and wine together and a rep comes over to your house and the shopping begins! What makes Silpada stand out is that all of their jewellery is sterling silver. For more info on this line, go to mysilpada.ca/tracy.bowen.

Kimberly Moffitt from Kimberly Moffitt and Associates
I LOVED Kimberly Moffitt's talk - her points about goal setting I really took to heart, as I never really set any goals for myself. Now I'm going to be writing down goals for every area of my life!

Really fun, edgy creations from www.yourfavouritesubject.com 
Ayla Apparel & Accessories 

Ayla's upcycled frocks and garments 
Ayla upcycles clothing, fabrics and vintage items to create some fun pieces. Love their jewels - each piece is one-of-a-kind. For more info on them, visit - www.iamayla.com

And this is just some of what was a great evening. Each guest also received a goodie bag with product samples and coupons from vendors and speakers (I even received a super cute lip gloss from MarieNatie Cosmetics!). I can't wait until one of the next big events, Divalicious 4, on August 13.

Thanks to all of the wonderful vendors, speakers, The Belle Method and DivaGirl for making this such a fun and motivating event!

6 comments:

  1. That bag for packing bras is so genius! and cute :)

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    1. I've never seen anything like that before - it actually makes a lot of sense! Women spend good money on nice bras - why just throw it into a suitcase or crumple tissue paper around it? And it's so cute to boot!

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  2. Glad to see that Skin DNA was represented at City Girls. This is an entirely new concept in the esthetics world and HighFields Country Inn & Spa are excited to say that we are one of the first Spas to offer. If you have an e-newsletter we would like to receive. Our email is
    info@highfields.com and our web site is www.highfields.com

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    1. It is a really neat service! I don't have a newsletter, but my blog posts can be subscribed to using the 'follow by email' box on the sidebar.

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  3. Looks like a fantastic event!! Wish I lived closer to Toronto!

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    1. Yeah, DivaGirl events are always quite fun. There is another event, Divalicious 4, coming up on August 13.

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