Cynthia C M

19 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @writergal | Cynthia Cheng Mintz is a lifestyle blogger and founder of DelectablyChic!, an online publication for smart, sophisticated women.

Bayview Village Shopping Centre: A History

The article about Bayview Village Shopping Centre over at Retail Insider inspired me to write about the mall from my own perspective. The mall, …

Dining by the Water at Diner en Blanc 2014

Last night was Toronto’s third Diner en Blanc! The weather, once again cooperated and several hundred people, all dressed in white, gathered at …

Competing for the PERFECT Mac and Cheese

The Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-off to make the PERFECT mac and cheese was held at the Ex yesterday. Contestants, all well known professional chefs …

Instyle for Nine West Fall Launch and a Love-Hate Relationship with Shoes

On Tuesday, InStyle for Nine West held a fall launch event in Toronto’s tony Yorkville area. Going into the party, I knew that it was unlikely going …

Bees, Pizza and Osteria dei Ganzi

I can’t believe it took me over one year to have a proper meal at Osteria dei Ganzi, a restaurant on Jarvis Street, near the National Ballet School. …

Specialty Size Brand Carolina Alvo Launches Kickstarter Today!

Last year, we profiled an online, petite-focused store called Gambita, which sold clothing that was suited for women 5’4″ and below. The clothes on …

J.Crew Brings Petite Denim and Sweaters Back for Select Styles

I just came across the news this morning (after clicking on an email from J.Crew regarding new styles). J.Crew has NOT sold petite length denim or …

Dealing with Annoying People: A Reaction to the WSJ

A few weeks ago, I came across an Elizabeth Bernstein article in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> called “How to Deal With Other People’s Rude Behavior,” (also …

Wedding Series 2014, Part III: Wedding Day

<i>DelectablyChic! is excited to present its Fifth (including one series under Prospere Magazine) Annual Summer Bridal feature, our four part series on</i> …

Haven't worn this @zara_worldwide skirt in a long time! Sweater and top from @loftgirl shoes from @stuartweitzman #ootd #skirt #like4like #style #zara #zara2011 #fashion #loft #cardigans #tshirts

Yes, @holtrenfrew @holtsbloor will have a menswear store coming #fall2014 in @blooryorkville #yorkville #holtsmens #fashion #style #stylishguys

LUSH Cosmetics Celebrates 200 Stores

<i>The Kit Magazine</i> of <i>The Toronto Star</i> hosted a private intimate celebration for special shoppers and insiders at LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics‘ 200th …

Had a bit of dessert, too. #hazelnutcappucino #cheesecake #nom #sweet @magicoven #magicovenwellesley #magicoven

J.Crew Launches Size 000: Vanity Sizing Gone Too Far?

I didn’t notice this until I browsed J.Crew’s latest pieces where sizes 000 and XXXS are now available in its regular sizing (petites still end at …

Menus, National Chains and Summerlicious 2014

As most people in Toronto know, Summerlicious starts this Friday. Again, some 200 restaurants will be participating in this twice yearly affair where …

Wedding Series 2014, Part II: Gifts for the Wedding Party and Guests

<i>DelectablyChic! is excited to present its Fifth (including one series under Prospere Magazine) Annual Summer Bridal feature, our four part series on</i> …

Wedding Series 2014, Part I: Wedding Prep

<i>DelectablyChic! is excited to present its Fifth (including one series under Prospere Magazine) Annual Summer Bridal feature, our four part series on</i> …

Kalloné: New Tdot Lingerie Shop Carries The Little Bra Company!

Many smaller-framed women are familiar with the California-based line, The Little Bra Company. Carrying “grown-up” looking bras as small as a 28AA, …

Coco Lezzone: Delicious Food, Great Atmosphere

There have been several restaurants located at 137 Avenue Road, located just a bit north of Bloor with various different types of cuisines, including …