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Calling all brides to be! If you’re planning on taking a walk down the aisle in the near future, this weekend is your perfect chance to get a little wedding inspiration and to chat with some amazing vendors who just be able to make your big day that much more amazing. The National Bridal Show will be taking place at the Enercare Centre in Toronto from February 4th – 5th, and brings together all of the different aspects of planning a wedding to make your life even easier. If it’s any indication of how successful the show has been, it’s currently heading into its 40th year; in other words, you won’t want to miss this.

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I’ve attended the National Bridal Show a couple of times in the past when I’ve been a bridesmaid (I’m not quite there – yet) and was really amazed at the quality and selection of vendors; it’s an amazing chance for brides, grooms and friends to check out some amazing options and have a chance to chat with them firsthand. The fashion shows are also great to take in to help give you some ideas for what you and your wedding party will be wearing on the big day. We’re talking wedding inspo for days.

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This year, the Bridal Show is also introducing a few great new features:

  • The Wedding Hacks tent (sponsored by Simple Skincare) is perfect for the DIY bride or those who want to make the planning even easier. Experts will be on hand for different sessions throughout the weekend to share tricks and tips to make your wedding even better.
  • The Canada Gay Weddings lounge is being added this year, giving attendees a chance to hear from other LGBTQ couples on how they planned their perfect wedding and is a great place to get some tips on making your day special. Oh, and delicious drinks and giveaways aplenty will ensure that this lounge is a fun time, and the opposite of stressful planning.
  • The planning centre will feature experts from a variety of sources, including Flight Centre, the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada and Urban Scribes Design Studio to provide a bit more hands on planning; you’ll be able to chat with them to get some ideas or even to start the planning while you’re there!

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Of course, the show also features some gorgeous wedding fashions (because who doesn’t enjoy looking at wedding dresses) for the bride, groom and wedding party, and exclusive sales to help you save while you plan.

As a bonus, admission to the National Bridal Show is free for brides-to-be (register now) and tickets for anyone else attending can be purchased online beforehand or at the door. Will you be stopping by the show this weekend?

 

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This one’s for my Toronto area peeps! Looking for some new shoes? The JustFab (aka where I buy most of my shoes) warehouse sale is coming this weekend! Starting tomorrow (December 8th) and running until Sunday, December 11th, the sale will feature unbelievable discounts on the already low-priced shoes; I’m talking three pairs of flats/sandals/shoes for $45 and 3 pairs of booties/boots for $75. Seriously.

And in case you’re in need of some new workout wear, Lole gear will also be available at amazing discounted prices!

Sound too good to miss? I thought so (I’ll be checking it out too!). The sale runs from 10 am – 9 pm Thursday and Friday and 10 am – 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday at the International Centre Hall 6 (600 Airport Road in Missisauga). Will you be checking it out?

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This one’s for my GTA ladies! Ready to do some spring shopping? I sure am, and last week I had the chance to do some pre-vacay prep during the first CF Fairview Mall Girl’s Night! Held every Thursday night in April, this exciting event is going to make your shopping experience even better.

 

Check out some highlights from last weeks #GirlsNightOut @cffairviewmall Come check us out #FairviewFind

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How does it work? Spend $100 or more at any of the participating retailers and receive a Girl’s Night shopping bag, which you can present to get into the lounge (located just outside of Sears). The lounge is seriously cute and is the perfect place to relax & get pampered! You can munch on some tasty treats (including yummy chocolate from Godiva – exactly what a girl needs), try out some mini spa & hair services & check out some of the fab upcoming trends to inspire you for spring! My friends Jenelle, Sandra and I spent the evening checking everything out and had a great time – bring along some pals and make a night out of it!

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The best part? CF Fairview Mall has partnered with an amazing charity, One More Wear Foundation, as part of this event. It’s a youth-run non-profit that helps to provide young men and women with clothes that will give them the confidence to pursue their goals and reach their potential. They collect donations which will be given to youth in local communities. They’ll be accepting donations of gently used clothing throughout the month of April (and customers that donate will receive a $10 CF SHOP card as a thank you). It’s a great charity, and one that is definitely worth supporting – who doesn’t have some clothing kicking around that can be used to help someone else feel their best and get ahead?

Will you check out Girl’s Night?

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I’ve got a confession to make — I’m totally all up in Bachelor Nation. I watch the Bachelor, Bachelorette & Bachelor in Paradise (my new fave) and I don’t even feel guilty about it. Don’t we all just need a little time to turn our brains off and just enjoy some good old fashioned drama once in a while?

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Last year I attended Eligible Magazine’s TIFF Bachelor Party at Flirty Girl Fitness. Hosted by Michael Stagliano and a few of my Bachelor faves, it was a great time – really the perfect girls’ night out! My friend Jenelle and I had a blast last time, and we can’t wait to stop by the party again this year!

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Having a blast with Jenelle at last year’s Bachelor Party!

This year’s TIFF Bachelor Party, taking place at Everleigh (580 King St W) this Friday, September 18th, is sure to be a killer evening once again! The red carpet will once again be hosted by Michael Stagliano, with Bachelor alums Chris Bukowski, Jared Haibon, Tenley Molzhan and Mike Tenerelli in attendance. The red carpet will be starting up at 7:30, with the VIP portion of the evening (tickets available for $45 here) beginning at 8:00 pm- VIP ticket holders will receive a complimentary cocktail (exactly what we all need on a Friday night), hors d’oeuvres and photo opps with the Bachelor stars. And if you aren’t able to make it for the VIP portion? General cover will be available at the door for $20 after 10 pm.

Now, the serious is question is who wants to hit up the #TIFFBachelorParty this Friday? You? Good, because Jenelle and I are giving away 2 pairs of tickets. To enter to win, check out this picture on my Instagram feed and tag a friend that you want to bring to the party! Be sure to follow myself@nellecreations and @eligiblezine for your entry to count!

For an extra entry, regram the image, tag myself, @nellecreations and @eligiblezine and let us know which Bachelore alum you would most like to meet. Make sure you use the #TIFFBachelorParty hashtag! The giveaway will be open until 12:00 pm est on Thursday, September 17th, and the selected winners will have 24 hours to claim their prizes. Good luck!

Are you a fan of the Bachelor franchise?

 

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Hi everyone!  Hope your weeks are off to great starts!  I just wanted to share some information about an event that Dress for Success Toronto is going to be putting on this Wednesday.  The POLISHED Gala is Dress for Success’ 4th annual Fashion Fundraiser.  I won’t be able to make it this year but wanted to share the info in case any of you are interested!  Proceeds from this event go toward’s Dress for Success’ work helping disadvantaged women in the community.  A great cause and a great night!

Who: POLISHED: 4th Annual Fashion Fundraiser in support of Dress for Success Toronto

What: Support Dress for Success Toronto as we help disadvantaged women in our community polish their skills, polish their resumes & polish their wardrobes as they strive to succeed in work & life. With special guests:

– Amanda Lang, CBC News Senior Business Correspondent, host of The Exchange & author of national bestseller The Power of Why

– Andrea Martin, Tony & Emmy Award winning actress & comedian

– Jeanne Beker, Fashion icon

– and emcee for the evening, Cynthia Loyst, co-host of CTV’s The Social

Words of wisdom from Amanda Lang. Performance by Andrea Martin. Food and cocktails. Silent auction, prizes & surprises. Guests can also visit the “Polished Bar” to receive mini-makovers and head shots.

Cost:  Regular admission $90 / VIP* admission $200

*In addition to regular gala admission. VIP ticket holders will have early access to the event (5:30 in “the Cabin” at TheFifth) for an intimate Q&A with Amanda Lang, photo op & a signed copy of Amanda’s bestseller The Power of Why followed by an exclusive wine-tasting experience.

Where: the Fifth Social Club, 225 Richmond Street West, Toronto

When: November 12, 2014 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.| 5:30 start for VIP ticket holders

How: Tickets can be purchased online at www.dressforsuccess.org/toronto

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