2014 Favourite Toronto Businesses

2014 Favourite Toronto Businesses

As we come to year end, I have been reflecting on all the new relationships, friendships and prospects I have gained. I also wanted to show my sincerest appreciation to the fabulous ladies and gents who support me and CLOUD14+. This year in May I launched my blog and have been completely humbled by the amount of positive feedback and opportunities I have been blessed with. I wanted to end this year with a recap of my absolute favourite local (Toronto Based) business. These business owners have been generous enough to also offer exclusive discounts to CLOUD14+ readers for the month of January 2015.
I have also included some of my favourite beauty products that I find sensational and absolutely worth the splurge. I love starting the new year off with the best beauty products to feel like the best version of myself. I wouldn’t consider myself a beauty guru but I would say I’m quite experimental with products and I’m excited to share my fav’s below.

Revolucion Boutique offers curated vintage and custom handmade pieces including (but not limited to) handbags, jewelry, vintage fur, fabulous coats, dresses and more recently glam a bridal collection. Owner of Revolucion Boutique, Abby, has literally been all over the city this past summer attending and hosting some of the best pop up shops. Make sure to stay tuned to all of Revolucion Boutique’s Pop Up Shop Events on the site.
CLOUD14+ readers can use code CLOUD14 to receive 25% off the entire site for the month of January 2015.

CLOUD14+ TOP PICKS:

Vintage Fur Muff

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Jess Bridal Sashl

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Your Big Sister’s Closet is no doubt my go to Toronto based plus size clothing boutique. Everything about this business is perfection, from the service, to the quality, the aesthetic of the space to the selection and brand diversity. Going to Your Big Sister’s Closet is an experience. Owners Karen Ward ( Curvy Canadian) and Peter Chiem ensure a fun and successful shopping experience. Located in the Junction (3126 Dundas Street West) it’s the perfect location for shopping & dining. Your Big Sister’s Closet has been featured on CBC, Steven And Chris, The Globe And Mail and many more!
CLOUD14+ readers can present your 10% off store wide coupon for the month of January 2015. Also, book with our styling services and receive 25% your purchase at Your Big Sister’s Closet.
Email contact@cloudonefour.com for details and rates.

CLOUD14+ TOP PICKS:

Pencil Skirt With Peekaboo Mesh
Boucle and Leatherette Jacket

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This summer while attending one of Revolucion Boutique’s Pop Up Shops, I met the beautiful Felicia, owner of Citchen Candle Co. These AMAZING handcrafted candles are made with 100% pure soy wax and essential oil based scents. Soy lasts longer than the average candle and omits no harmful chemicals. Citchen Candle Co. 12oz candles will last anywhere between 75- 100 hrs making them very affordable. All of the candles come in jars and containers that are re-usable. This product is luxurious but also Eco friendly. Citchen Candle Co. is offering CLOUD14+ Readers 2 for $24 CAD with Free Toronto Delivery! This is a total steal considering that it’s approx. 200 hrs of pure bliss. Check out and order through Citchen Candle Co. Etsy Shop or email Felicia for retail or wholesale inquiries. (citchencandleco@gmail.com)

CLOUD14+ TOP PICKS:

French Lavender & Citrus Blend

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Make- Up Fav’s for 2014:

My 2 Favorite MAC Cosmetic products are MAC Studio Fix and MAC Mineralize Charged Water Skin Hydrating Mist. This product is LIFE!! If you are going to splurge on any MAC product, this must be it. I use the Charged Water as a primer (pre moisturizer) a makeup setting spray and a skin refresher mid-day. Your makeup will be set for day or night.
MAC Studio Fix I purchased in a light shade (C2) in order to create a very light highlight under the eye. Like most ladies in their 30’s and up, dark circles become very problematic so this trick was recommended and so far I love it.

My favorite foundation of 2014 is an oldie but a goodie, Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup. For ladies who like a full coverage that lasts all day, this product is for you. I must add that it is a tad drying so ensure a good moisturizer is used prior to application. I use my trusty Beauty Blender for a flawless finish.

Last but not least, my top pick for concealer is CLARINS Paris Instant Concealer. Again, paired with the MAC Studio Fix, this combo creates a bright under eye appearance.

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Hope you all enjoyed by Fav’s Round Up and support local business by taking advantage of these exclusive offers!

Happy New Year!!!

With a healthy obsession for fashion and beauty I aim to inspire chic & fabulous women to embrace their curves. Cloud 14+ focuses on plus size styling with an emphasis on positive body image. Love, Thera Warren

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