A Peek Inside Our Private Soirée at Tiffany & Co.’s Toronto Flagship

The sight of just about anything wrapped in Tiffany blue is always exciting, so when an invitation to a private soirée for me and my best blogging buds arrived, you can be sure it elicited a chorus of squeals. Nelia of Style Blog, Kimberly of The Souls of My Shoes, T and me were summoned recently to the Tiffany & Co. flagship on Bloor Street in Toronto for the boutique’s first ever private viewing session.

Dressed in our finest LBDs – the perfect backdrops to diamonds, diamonds and more Tiffany diamonds – we arrived at the store for our big date with the lovely Andrea Hopson, Vice President, Canada at Tiffany & Co. The next few hours were a blur of jewelry, cake and champagne, all the ingredients for a lovely evening spent behind the heavily-secured doors of a closed Tiffany boutique that was open exclusively just for us. Our very own sparkling playground for the night!

We took full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, adorning ourselves with stunning piece after stunning piece. Diamond this, 24-karat gold that…it was the stuff of dreams. We paraded around in Elsa Peretti Diamonds by the Yard, tried on Jean Schlumberger‘s insanely gorgeous bracelets, and pretty much died over a $22,000 gold Elsa Peretti bone cuff that none of us could bear to part with.

We even held an impromptu photo session in the leather goods section – Andrea included! – complete with oversized Tiffany sunglasses, chic Tiffany handbags and, of course, our usual duck faces. It was, undoubtedly, one of the most surreal experiences of my blogging career to date. Thank you, Tiffany & Co., for hosting us. It’s been a week now, and I’m still pinching myself!

T, Kimberly Lyn, Andrea Hopson, Nelia Belkova and me

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Retail Therapy

Tiffany Keys Collection

When the Tiffany Keys collection was first released this past May, I was certain that I just had to have one of these gorgeous necklaces. Oddly, I never got around to paying the Tiffany boutique a visit and the Keys collection all but slipped my mind. I was reminded of the collection these past few weeks, however, by none other than the impeccably styled Blair Waldorf on Gossip Girl.

Though I sadly can’t justify Blair’s diamond key charm, a sterling silver crown key pendant sans the bling should be sufficient for simple ol’ me.
xx, S
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