W Montreal Renovation

Hello Darlings,  A few months back in a city I used to call home, a few of us met together for a celebration. For years W hotels has been my home away from home while travelling, and in particular the one in Montreal. Prior to moving to the city,  W Montreal and I have spent many weekends together. After a year or so of being away from Montreal, it was a pleasure to be back and to celebrate the grand renovation. A handful of media from North America was invited on The Double Take trip to experience not only the property but…
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Winter Sunglasses & Why Wear Them

Hello Darlings, The other day as my mom and I were both in a car and spotted an individual with a questionable outfit, or as my mom would say too fashionable. We went into a discussion of fashion over function. Which got me thinking how far out of our comfort do we go for fashion? In essence every part of our outfit carries a function but in today’s world how much emphasis do we give aesthetic over function. In particular one story came into mind as I started to ponder this idea. On one autumn afternoon I was browsing the sunglasses…
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WithLoveGabrielle.com: 7 Years Ago to Today

Hello Darlings, Looking back on the past 7 years that I’ve been writing WithLoveGabrielle.com, I can’t begin to fathom the idea how one decision led to this moment. Looking back on that evening at Robarts Library, as a 2nd year University of Toronto student I made a decision to write down my thoughts and publish them online. At the time it was such a foreign concept that I kept it a secret from family and friends for months. For my first article I wrote about Coco Chanel as it only seemed fitting that I start first with an individual who inspired this journey.…
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Capture the Moment

Hello Darlings, This moment will be just another story someday. That glimpse will be long forgotten. Someone once wisely said, “Life is like a camera; just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot.“
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#CallForChange

Hello Darlings, In a world as connected as ours, technology not only permits us to stay connected but also to start movements. Over the years some of the most impactful events of our generation have gained momentum over social media and the digital sphere. Today, I’m glad to share with you a movement that I’ve been admiring for years – WeDay! Especially because We Day celebrates youth making a difference in a community and enables a change towards a better world. Through We Schools which is a yearlong program, the youth is provided with tools and encouragement that sparks social change.…
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