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Label To Love: Hunter Boots, 1856, Scotland

April’s showers bring May’s flowers (or so we’re told). But it’s also a time that shines a light on a fun sartorial staple: the Wellington boot. First worn by the 1st Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, in the early 1800s, the boots were viewed as the perfect accessory for traipsing about the countryside through mud […] Read more…

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Detox Your Home In 7 Quick Steps

Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to set about gutting your home of the ick and germs that settled over the long, harsh winter. To help you spruce up your space in an easy and eco-conscious manner, we nabbed a few tips from Maureen Dennis, a spokesperson for Seventh Generation (one of my favourite home […] Read more…

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Sarah Says: Beautiful Enameled Lockets From France

There’s something so romantic about lockets… putting a picture of your love inside so he/she is always angling by your heart. They’re the perfect gift for a die-hard lover like me.(Truth be told, your love needn’t be human… in my teen years my necklace held a picture of my first pup, Brutus.) These enameled lockets from Beklina are […] Read more…

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Welcome To Lifestylephile By Sarah Kelsey

At long last, the website I’ve been longing to create has been born. Welcome to Lifestylephile, the content hub of me (*waves*), Sarah Kelsey. For the past 11 years (and counting!) I’ve had the incredible privilege of working with some amazing journalism outlets as a lifestyle editor, contributor and segment host. Through the job, I’ve seen a large […] Read more…

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The World’s Most Expensive Shoes

There are expensive shoes, like those made by Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik, and then there are expensive shoes. Case in point: the Blue Persian Salt ballet flats from Portuguese design house Josefinas, which will ring up a bill of nearly $5,000. The company’s creator, Filipa Júlio, found inspiration for her luxurious shoes in the […] Read more…

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Sarah Says: Light Up Your Life With Skandinavisk Candles

If you’ve ever been to Scandinavia, you’ll be well acquainted with the term “hygge.” The word, which has no real English translation, is often used to describe something that’s cozy, heart-warming and intimate. Kind of like the products created by Skandinavisk. The company’s main goal is to design items that will help people focus on […] Read more…

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