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Amaretti Cookies - So delicious!

Amaretti Cookies - So delicious!

I have a lot of weaknesses in the world of sweets, and amaretti cookies are very near the top of that list as far as a quick afternoon treat goes. Or morning, or noon, and/or night. Recently, I got into a habit of going for hot chocolate and grabbing a small bag of amaretti cookies on some of those cold winter days. Which we had a lot of this past winter. I barely noticed them when I had a mouth full of chewy almond goodness.  Last week I decided to try and make some myself! It's a great idea, as...

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Desserts and Skirts is 10 today!!!

Desserts and Skirts is 10 today!!!

Happy Birthday to Desserts and Skirts! It seems like just yesterday, and a lifetime, all at once.  On May 1st, 2008, D & S was launched. It all started at Fresh Collective on Queen street west, in downtown Toronto. I had been working at Fresh Collective selling my jewelry in the store for about a year already when I got the bug to start sewing. Being surrounded by other designers was very inspiring, as was being a starving artist and wanting all the new clothes that I was selling to customers. One day I said "I bet you if I tried...

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Happiness in a Frill and a Cone.

Happiness in a Frill and a Cone.

We (really just me...) are having so much fun in the studio! Sometimes I'll look out the window at the blowing snow (which I actually love seeing), and then just get back to sewing the adorable, ice cream printed fabric into fun frill dresses and aline skirts.  Ice cream sandwich... now I'm craving an ice cream sandwich...  I'm so happy that the Frills Dress is back this year! I had two Springs in a row where my fabric orders for this dress just didn't come through for me.  Hopefully you're as excited as I am! Happy almost February! Back to...

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Contest time!

Contest time!

Preparations are well under way for the Toronto One of a Kind Show. Our booth numbers were just released, (I will be at R30, FYI, woot!), and we have a few tickets to give away! So, I think it's time to have a contest! Win 2 tickets to the show, PLUS a tunic! What?! I know! We will be giving you a Bamboo Elk Printed Tunic in your choice of colour and size.* *See a couple of rules at the bottom of this post. Here are the ways to enter: Share this post via Facebook, get one entry. I will...

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Sale time!

Sale time!

As we get ready for Fall (yes... Fall... now get out there and enjoy the sunshine before it's too late), we have begun marking down the Spring/Summer collection. Also, there are further reductions on past seasons.  Help us make space for all the new things!  ALL THE NEW THINGS!!!  xNicole

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