Get the Look: Jessica Chastain
Cannes Film Festival 2013 Jessica Chastain looked ultra glam at the Cleopatra premiere during the 2013 Cannes Film Festival held at The 60th Anniversary Theatre on Tuesday May 21. What she is wearing Jessica Chastain wore a necklace that once belonged to the late Elizabeth Taylor. Get the look Thomas Sabo Glam & Soul Pendant, $679
18 stories up and overlooking the aquamarine blue oceans, we are dreaming of a summer, coming to a season near you. (Photo Credit: Rachel Walters) (Swimsuit: Ted Baker)
MEET: David Yu
Office Manager How did the road lead you to Faulhaber Communications? All of my previous roles have been indirectly connected to communications. I had the awesome opportunity to live in London, UK for six years while I was studying for my masters where I worked as an editor for ArtSlant London as well as Frieze Art Fair. Working for a large international event has definitely prepped me for the...
Celebrate 25 Years with Ted Baker London!
Join Ted Baker London and blogger Casie Stewart to celebrate the British brand’s 25th anniversary. Ted Baker London Yorkdale Shopping Centre Toronto, Ontario Guests will enjoy a 25% privilege rate, special commemorative gifts, refreshments, and personal style consultations with Casie! RSVP at the link below for your invitation and be automatically entered to win a luxury trip to...
INSPIRED: Our Two Days with Marcel Wanders
Last week, we worked with Klaus Nienkamper II (less formally known as K2) to host legendary design visionary and Moooi Co-Founder, Marcel Wanders, in Toronto for the first time in over ten years. Throughout interviews, a talk at Toronto’s Soho House with Anwar Mekhayech of The Design Agency, a blowout bash at Klaus by Nienkamper, and Hair of the Dog Brunch at the Design Exchange, we pulled our...
Everyone is talking about PUNK these days (especially after last night’s #MetGala) and we are feeling inspired. Here are our top punk picks from glam jewellery brand THOMAS SABO.
Behind-The-Scenes: Faulhaber x TFI New Labels
TFI New Labels last night was a glamorous success and we wanted to share Faulhaber’s favourite looks: Suzanne Rogers Christine Faulhaber Miranda Purves, Arie Assaraf, Susan Langdon Dina Pugliese Glenn Dixon Shauna Levy Amoryn Engel Derick Chetty
Inspired: Create ideas
Today we are inspired by information share. “Advice is subjective. But, by passing on advice in a creative way, it is possible to create something that lasts, that people will want to live with and which can let the advice sink in slowly and help out later on.” (Source)
Faulhaber Finds: The Modern Mom
We have put together our finds for moms-on-the-go! Help mom celebrate the spring season with bright hues and contemporary furniture.
Inspired: Fornasetti Friday!
Friday’s inspiration comes to us from Igloodgn. Igloo sells many of our favourite Fornasetti furniture pieces and room accessories. Fornasetti designed tiles by Ceramica Bardelli, are also exclusively available through Igloodgn. This table set will add a bold pop to any room:
What we're wearing: Faulhaber office trends
Our intern Sorina brings a fun and vibrant style to our office. After a year of living in Columbia, Sorina tells us how she has incorporated ‘warm wear’ into her wardrobe. We asked Sorina… What influences your style? My past travels and lust for characteristic pieces. I follow trends loosely and like to stay true to my personal style as much as possible. What item in your...
GO! Los Angeles
1. West Hollywood shopping: Melrose place. We love this leafy strip with top shops like Isabel Marant, Chloe, APC and Helmut Lang! 2. For the foodies: Try this sandwich take out shop called Ink Sack owned by Michael Voltaggio, winner of the sixth season of Top Chef on Bravo. Our favourite part? You can order any sandwich in lettuce wrap form. 3. More Shopping: The Malibu Market. First...
EARTH DAY 2013: Wear Your Support
Earth Day 2013 is fast approaching. On April 22nd, the international community will celebrate and demonstrate their support for environmental protection. It’s a global day to reflect and learn new ways to minimize the impact that our lifestyles have on our planet. After 43 years the annual event, coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, has gathered momentum and is now celebrated in...
Inspired: Jericho park
Today we are inspired by our recent trip to Vancouver this March. Vancouver is captivating mostly because of it’s beautiful views and unparalleled fresh mountain air. For a great view of the city take the sky train just as the sun sets!
Behind-the-Scenes: Dermalogica x Arrow
At Faulhaber Communications, we love it when our clients go on-set on some of our favourite TV shows. Last week, Dermalogica had the pleasure of hosting a skin savvy workshop for the makeup artists of the TV series, Arrow. Here to talk about their experience is Lorena Laurencelle, the Consumer Events Intern for Dermalogica’s Vancouver office. Picture this: It`s a beautiful day in...
DRIVEN: Shai DeLuca-Tamasi
Founder and president, Shai DeLuca Interior Design We met this bubbly character through our client EQ3, Shai is their regional design manager. However, you may recognize Shai from Cityline talking about the importance of combining contemporary appeal with traditional overtones. This expert is more than just a pretty face he is also the Principle at Shai DeLuca Interior Design. Get to know...
3 Things: Stress Free Vacation
There’s nothing better than taking a short break so you can recharge and come back feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world. Team Faulhaber is no stranger to travel, and between us, we agreed there are three things that can save a lot of stress before and during your vacation: 1) CAR RENTAL: When in a hot climate – rent a convertible. Ask for new car with all the bells & whistles....
Four Big Social Media No-Nos
Today we read this really great article on PRDaily.com and were inspired to write our own list of social media no-nos. This is useful for all different types of companies, not just PR! 1. Talking too much, and only about yourself, your company & your clients Do not bombard your social media audience with pointless information just to prove you are up to date with the latest trends. ALSO,...
UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker London is no ordinary design label, and its new social media initiative for its followers is no exception! For SS13, Ted has opened his Finishing School, a sartorial establishment where old-fashioned manners and exceptional styleare always top the class. This week, the brand with the irreverent sense of humour has us in detention writing lines – Ted style. Every day...
GET THE LOOK: Paris Fashion Week
Get inspired by Paris Fashion Week street style! Get the look Brave Leather: Carmella Gold Belt (Image Source)
GO: Patti Smith x AGO
With all the hype around the AGO’s newest exhibit, Patti Smith: Camera Solo, we want to focus on one of the icon’s other timeless works, Just Kids. While we encourage you to see this beautiful, subtle exhibition, (image above), we want to provide a little background for those who an unfamiliar with the legendary Patti Smith. Published in 2010, the tenderly and beautifully written memoir of the...
MEET: Shannon Law
Account Manager Why Communications? I’m a complete sponge, an information hound. Even at a young age, I wanted to know everything about everything. I was that annoying kid with her head cocked to the side blankly starring at my mother repeating, “but why?” My line of questioning may have changed since then, but my tenacity to soak up information remains. It’s my job to read the paper and know...
What we're wearing: Faulhaber office trends
Account co-ordinator Rachel (and our in-house Frenchy) brings an ecelctic and sassy style to our office. Rachel is rocking one of the newest must-have basics and a Faulhaber favourite - stripes! We asked Rachel… What influences your style? Bubby Molly, my light, my life, my BFF & style icon. Pssst…she’s 88 in April, still drives at night and rocks Dior, Gucci, Chanel and mountains of...
Faulhaber’s Top Mobile Apps
Over the last year the Faulhaber Communications team has become almost entirely iPhone users and we are all hopelessly addicted. As PR professionals we are constantly on our phones communicating with clients and the media, utilizing social media, AND trying out the newest apps. Aside from our daily use of Instagram and mobile banking apps, we have found tons of other applications that make our...
TIPS: March Break, Not Skin Care Break
With March Break around the corner comes a break from the Winter blues, but in no way should that mean a break from skin care. In fact, this is the time to ramp up the TLC for your skin! Be good to you – Be good to your SKIN! (Image Source) Common Skin Care Mistakes when vacating to Hotter Getaways! Rushing out to quickly to get some Fun in the Sun Right after a flight, the skin is in particular...
Behind the Scenes: What's Inside a Publicist's...
Events are a part of any publicist’s job. Whether it’s a major press conference, annual gala, launch event or something a client is simply participating in, the publicist’s role is key – keep things running smoothly, know everything about the event, and (probably most importantly) keep it together. Ensuring your brain is sharp & you’re at your best is essential for doing your job well, and...
GET THE LOOK: The Academy Awards
Turn these Oscar red carpet looks into the perfect daytime outfit Anna Karenina actress Alicia Vikander in Elie Saab. Get the look Ted Baker London Ranni dress Former Oscar winner Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture. Get the look Ted Baker London Cammii - Peplum waist dress
Academy Award 2013 Predictions
With the Oscar’s less than a week away there is a lot to be excited about. Of course the red carpet is a must-watch for the fashion lovers, but here at Faulhaber we make a point of seeing every film possible before the Academy Awards to fully immerse ourselves in the ceremony. We have done our due diligence and have seen all the films nominated for Best Picture, Actor and Actress in both Leading...
Behind-the-Scenes of a Blogger: Insight into the...
Blogger, Hello Elo + Freelance, Clin D’oeil How often do you interact with your readers, how important is that to your blog? I interact with readers every day, I believe it’s a crucial aspect of having a blog. With no readers, your blog is nothing more than a diary! When I write, I expect to catch their attention, to engage them, to make them laugh, to teach and show them something,...
Spread the love…at LOVE HER
An evening of fashion, comedy, cocktails, music as well as live and silent auctions. With a room full of beauties ready to support women affected by ovarian cancer LOVE HER welcomes back in its second year Canadian comedienne Jessica Holmes (Royal Canadian Air Farce) as the Master of Ceremonies and live auction presenter. Sophie Serafino, an internationally renowned singer, composer and...
Meet: Georgia Moore
Director, Business Development Why Communications? I’m passionate about growing brands… sponsorship and experiential marketing in particular. My last job was in Australia, running an agency that looked after sponsorship for music festivals. It was super cool seeing how we could build campaigns for brands by delving deep into their brand DNA and building memorable experiences that people really...
Grammy Awards 2013: Best Dressed, Hair & Makeup
Sunday night all of us Faulhaber ladies were snuggled up at home watching the 55th annual Grammy Awards. In the days leading up to the awards we had our fingers crossed that Frank Ocean would take home one (or three!) awards, we were taking bets on who would have the most scandalous outfit and who would lip sync during their performances. On Monday morning in the office we all came to pretty...
How To: Have a Great Valentine's Day at Home
These days it seems like everybody spends Valentine’s Day the same way by venturing out in the harsh winter weather just to squeeze into a packed restaurant where your fancy meal will cost half of your rent. This Valentine’s Day we have another idea for you: do your celebrating at home. If you are looking to wine and dine, you can find everything you need in the privacy of your own home while...
5 Things: How to have a productive snow day
The coveted snow day is fabulous because we can have our Dermalogica Hydrating face masque on while answering e-mails and chatting with clients. Snow days finally give us some time for ourselves, whether it is to organize our closets and minds or if it is to catch up on social media or the last season of The Walking Dead. Here are some tips on how to use your snow day productively: Start a...
Faulhaber Finds: Valentine's Day Vamp
FOR HER Put the ‘Va va voom’ into your Valentine’s Day wardrobe with Spring’s hottest looks from Ted Baker London, Judith & Charles, Fidelity Denim, Thomas Sabo and Brave Leather. Get that fresh faced look with Dermalogica’s Multivitamin Power Recovery Masque and the perfect pout with the essence XXL Shine Lip Gloss in Red Blossom. And don’t forget the...
Fashion Tips for Interns: Making the Most of Your...
Being an intern at Faulhaber Communications means spending hours of your day surrounded by beautiful jewelry, accessories and clothing. If you’re not packaging up the latest Ted Baker London dresses for an upcoming photo shoot, you’re probably scanning through the pages of ELLE looking for press hits, or maybe even perusing the online shops for the latest trends. While this barely sounds like...
Faulhaber's Fave Follows: Beauty Brands on Twitter
Working in communications, one of the best ways for us to stay in-the-know is to keep up with what people are saying online. In this new feature, we bring you our favourite brands & people to follow across all forms of social media! Let’s kick things off with some of our favourite beauty brands on Twitter. 1. Essence Cosmetics (@essence_US) Our beloved client, essence cosmetics is great for...
Trend Report Re-Cap: Mixing Metallics
Team Faulhaber attended the Fashion Magazine Trends Report Event on January 16th, 2013 for the official fashion forecast, which gave us insight into the upcoming Spring and Summer season. To stay on top of women’s trends this season, try to include some or all of these styles: white on white, plaid, pointy shoulder silhouettes, girly and/or grungey, eastern influence,...
The Essence of Spring
The cold season of watery eyes and dry skin is soon coming to an end…okay so it’s not so soon but it will come to an end we promise you! In the meantime, we want everyone to spring into action by overcoming their fear of colour. We’ve put together two looks that have been seen all over the runways, you may even find some tips to kick-start your spring skin repair regimen. LOOK #1: Eye...
Get the Look: Anna Abbruzzo
Interior Design Show 2013 Anna Abbruzzo - One half of the design duo, Igloodgn, branding and interior design firm who has been exclusively selected as one of five coveted design teams to participate in this year’s IDS13 concept space, How Do You Work? What she is wearing Balenciaga Dress, Lanvin fur Get the look Ted Baker London Millee dress, $220
Sticking with those New Year's Resolutions
(Image Source) December 31, 2012 – you made it through the holidays, had another year under your belt & were about to ring in the new year with big plans for change. “I’ll lose weight!” you said. “I’m going to get more organized!” you announced. “This year will be my year!” you proclaimed. Fast forward three weeks. Your Visa bill is due (with all of that Christmas shopping damage), the...
Behind the Scenes: A Successful Sponsorship
(Image source: JJ Thompson) In July 2012, Faulhaber had the pleasure of announcing a new partnership for the lifestyle and jewellery brand THOMAS SABO. At our FW2012 Collection launch we publicized that THOMAS SABO is now Skate Canada’s Official Jewellery and Watch Partner. This news went wide, with articles on sports, lifestyle and jewellery trade media platforms alike. Figure skating stars...
Behind The Scenes: How Do You Work?
Experience traditional functions and innovative design with the very best in furniture and fittings at Igloodgn’s IDS13 concept space, The Green House. Get a sneak peek before the show on The Green House microsite. Branding and interior design firm Igloodgn has been exclusively selected as one of five coveted design teams to participate in this year’s IDS13 concept space, How Do...
GO! Top Ten Must-Sees at IDS13
Get ready for design madness to take over the city! The annual Interior Design Show (IDS13) is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this week, from January 24th to 27th. 300+ exhibitors and new, exciting features can make navigating the show floor quite a daunting task. Here’s our TOP TEN TO SEE AT IDS13 to get you started: 1. WORK.SPACE by National Bank - Booth #1328 Left:...
Inspired: Faulhaber Book Club
Welcome to the Faulhaber Comm unofficial book club. Here is a list of notable 2012 reads that made us laugh, cry, feel inspired, and share with our friends. Behold the best quotes, ideas and experience that came from our extra circular reading. Chasing Cool by Noah Kerner The story about how brands became cool. The idea that cool is more than just a state of mind and the way that affects how...
3 Things: Rules of Thumb for PR Wardrobe...
As a communications agency with fashion & beauty clients, we definitely know a thing or two about dressing for the office in our line of work. Here’s what we’re wearing today and a few tips for the fashionable PR maven. Always rock your client – If you’re in fashion PR in any way, take every opportunity to wear their garments, accessories, and shoes. Few people know their...
Inspired: Insight of an Intern
In the world of media & communications, interns are an integral part of any team, whether it be corporate, non-profit or agency. While they may not be taking on the biggest of jobs, they play a large role in making sure all of the little things don’t fall through the cracks. The tasks of an intern can range far and wide - pulling samples to send to a magazine, writing a first draft press...
GET THE LOOK: Jennifer Lawrence
Critics’ Choice Awards Jennifer Lawrence - Oscar nominee for best actress Get the look Ted Baker London Komet full skirt dress
GET THE LOOK: Naomi Watts
People’s Choice Awards Naomi Watts - Oscar nominee for best actress Get the look Ted Baker London Haylei pale pink gown, $805 cdn
Welcome to The Happy Show
The Design Exchange officially opened The Happy Show last night by hosting one of its notoriously cool and stylish parties. The room quickly filled up with smiles and laughter as artist, Stefan Seigmeister guided guests through the show. Here are some of our favourite looks and smiles from last night! The Happy show is now open until March 3rd at the DX. BUY TICKETS HERE. ...