Summer is now in full swing and this month’s Flare Localist segment on BT featured all things tropical to show you the chicest local items for the best beach/poolside hangs! Click HERE to watch the segment and see below for more details on everything that was featured!
Watch the recording of the live Localist segment on the BT website here.
Toronto based sun-care company, Amevie is a new brand that’s all about high quality for a not-so-high price! Made of bamboo, these sunnies offer incredible UV protection – in fact they block 99% of UV rays and they are polarized so there’s no glare. They’ve also got a feel good component because for each pair sold, Amevie will give a pair of prescription eyewear to a child in need through Seva Canada. Prices range from $87 to $112 and can be purchased at Amevie.com as well as the Toronto Designers Market on Queen West!
TUCK SHOP CO.
YYZ’s own Tuck Shop Co. has teamed up with Poolside Collective — a company known for their popular embroidered accessories – to create an exclusive collection that’s perfect for cottagers in #the6ix. Their bags and straw hats are absolutely perfect for pool side hangs or a weekend at the cottage, just take a look at their ‘Cottage Bound’ bags or the ‘Rosé All Day‘ hat! Prices for these babies start at about $150 and go up to $300 and they’re available in store at Tuck Shop Co. and online at TuckShopCo.com!
ALWAYS X ALWAYS
Always x Always is a new lifestyle brand from Toronto created by interior designer Lisa Ho. Their debut collection features the extremely popular and very trendy palm-leaf print on a number of everyday items that include everything from pillows to notebooks, and even a yoga mat! The Palm Leaf Round Towel was recently released and is obvi the perfect accessory for a trendy tropical day in the sun. Towels retail for $60, Yoga mat $125, Pillow $65. Everything can be purchased at AlwaysxAlways.com!
ELXR JUICE LAB
ELXR Juice Lab is a Toronto-based cold pressed juice company but they also makes plant-based mylks, booster shots and cleanse packages. With amazing flavours like their Pina Vida, Picante Punch and the new Gold Brew made in collab with Jimmy’s Coffee, these juices are perf for a hot summer day! All juices range from about $9-11 can be purchased throughout Toronto, as well as their website at exlrjuicelab.com!
Looking to take your love of French Fries public? Enter Bathing Belle! This TO-based company makes all of their bathing suits right here in YYZ and feature some pretty wild and fun prints such as the donut print, french fries and burgers! Bathing Belle swimsuits are designed for women, men and kids, so you can even get matching print bathers for the whole family too! Kids suits start at $49.99, Men’s $89.99 and Women’s suits are $169. They can be purchased online at BathingBelle.com or in person at Toronto Designers Market on Queen West!
(Story by Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz)