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July 11, 2012 | by Kim

The Italian Train of Taste

Italian Train of Taste

If you happen to be near Lombardy region this summer, you should try to book yourself a ticket on board of  il Treno [...]

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June 24, 2012 | by Kim

Giant Plastic Bottle Fish Sculptures Shimmer...

fish sculptures shimmering at day on Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro

Photo credit: Victor R. Caivano / AP I woke up this morning to a sunny, hot summer day. It felt natural to [...]

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May 30, 2012 | by Kim

What to Wear: At a Lifestyle Blogging Event...

blogpodium may 2012 fashion

Last Saturday, I attended BlogPodium at the stylish Arcadian Loft located in the Simpson Tower in Toronto. First, I must congratulate publicly  Lindsay [...]

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May 22, 2012 | by Kim

What to Wear: At the Park

mom and toddler fashion at the park

Multicoloured Striped Polo Shirt $19.90 CAD at Zara | Denim Bermudas $17.90 CAD at Zara | Sandal Paco Boy $55 USD at Geox [...]

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May 9, 2012 | by Kim

Friendly Luxury When Camping

cozy camping bedroom

photos by Thomas J. Story for Sunset magazine – May 2012 Camping has evolved so much since my childhood. I prefer a [...]

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May 8, 2012 | by Kim

Kim Loves: Reisenthel’s Travel Bags

reisenthel travel bags

I have a love affair with some brands and Reisenthel is one of these brands for me. It has been a while [...]

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May 3, 2012 | by Kim

What To Wear: Mom and a Toddler on a Rainy Day

mom toddler fashion on rainy days

Before motherhood, I only wear modern style trench coats. I am still a fan of the ones by m0851 but I can’t [...]

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May 3, 2012 | by Kim

Friendly to Kids: Family Stays and Teaching...

family stays

By design, boutique hotels try to raise the bar in hospitality. Since I became a mom, I look for services that I [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

February 17, 2012 | by Kim

I Embrace Stylish Living and Friendly Luxury....

the loft project in london

At Home with Kim Vallee reached its fifth anniversary when I went to the Toronto Interior Design Show. When I pressed the [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

February 6, 2012 | by Kim

Best of Conversations in Design (Part 2):...

Michele Caniato

After listening to Michele Caniato at Conversations in Design, I see him as some kind of agent for designers and inventors. Many [...]

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January 22, 2012 | by Kim

Travel in Style with Design Hotels

design hotels

If you are fond of boutique hotels, you are probably familiar with Mr and Mrs Smith‘s hotel booking services. I love their story. [...]

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January 9, 2012 | by Kim

Sock Slippers by Collegien

collegien_slippers

Isabelle of Accro de la Mode captured the warmth that I felt when I laid my eyes on these French-made sock slippers. [...]

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