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The Social turns 10 this year and to celebrate our hosts Melissa Grelo, Lainey Lui, Jess Allen and Cynthia Loyst shared some of their favourite things. From elegant everyday jewelry to tasty Canadian-made almond butter, shop their must-haves to celebrate with us (and treat yourself!).
This chain is super chic and with a light-catching finish, it’s the perfect thing to match and layer with other chains in your collection.
SHOP: Rae Chain; $130 at Jenny Bird
Give your skin the TLC it deserves with this light therapy mask. It has three different LED light therapies to address different needs to help you look and feel your best.
SHOP: Auria LED Light Therapy Mask; $79.50 at Indigo
Self-care also means pleasure and if there’s one book that you read about sex it’s ‘Come As You Are’ by best-selling author and researcher Emily Nagoski. This book is the holy grail for sex education and such an important read on the science of sex. Take your findings one step further with the ‘Come As You Are Workbook.
Treat yourself to a mani at the beautiful Majesty’s Pleasure. This salon was created out of the idea that indulgence and pleasure shouldn’t be reserved for only special occasions and we couldn’t agree more. Unwind at the luxury nail bar locations on King Street or Yorkville in Toronto.
SHOP: Signature Manicure; $48 at Majesty’s Pleasure
From the Indigenous-owned Canadian cosmetics company Cheekbone Beauty, discover their luxurious Sustain Lip Kit. This kit includes a lip pencil, lipstick, and lip gloss. Known for their high-quality and cruelty-free products, these items will help you look and feel fabulous all day long.
SHOP: Sustain Lip Kit in Pink; $59 at Cheekbone Beauty
Start your wellness journey with this mat from B Yoga. It’s perfect for yogis on the go because it can be folded or rolled easily to transport around the city with you.
SHOP: The B MAT Traveller 2mm; $72 at B Yoga
Hit the gym in style with this sports bra from Knix. Free your every move in this comfortable and supportive pullover sports bra made with performance fabric for smooth, seamless, medium support.
SHOP: Momenta Racerback Sports Bra; $74 at Knix
From Anishinaabe artist and fashion designer Lesley Hampton, up your accessory game with a pop of pink in this duffle bag.
SHOP: Duffle; $45 at Lesley Hampton
Jaybird is a contemporary movement studio that wants to help you get out of your head and into your body. Experience their classes online with their digital platform, as well as in person at locations in Toronto and Vancouver.
SHOP: Intro One Week; $50 at JAYBIRD
Enjoy delicious almond butter from Canadian company Mumgry. This company was started by a mom who couldn’t find tasty snacks that supported her health and the health of her baby, so she created her own. This product has even been featured in Beyonce’s list of her favourite business, so we know it’s Queen Bey-approved!
SHOP: Chocolate Pistachio Almond Butter; $20 at Mumgry
Calm is the leading mental health brand and the number one app for sleep, meditation and relaxation. Gift yourself some peace and mind with a subscription to the platform which includes their exclusive series ‘The Daily Jay,’ a practice of meditation and wisdom from Jay Shetty.
SHOP: One Year Subscription; $69.99 at Calm
INKSCRPT is run by a Toronto-based Filipino creative who uses illustration and calligraphy to tell a story. The Arch Acrylic Line Art is a customizable piece of art and special to the artist because its shape was inspired by her memories of the Philippines.
SHOP: Arch Acrylic Line Art; prices may vary at Inkscrpt
This tablet has two times the storage and is thirty percent faster than ever before. Stream movies, watch TV or play games with enhanced twelve-hour battery life to make your journey a little more fun.
SHOP: Amazon Fire HD 8” Tablet 32 GB Black; $109.99 at Staples
Enjoy the beauty of the outdoors with the Royal Botanical Gardens. This one-year membership to the grounds allows you to explore the gorgeous gardens, trails and events that take place.
SHOP: One Year Membership; $85 at Royal Botanical Gardens
Nordstrom has something for everyone—from TopShop to Prada‑you can find items for men, women, kids, beauty and home. Shop at local stores in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver or online.
SHOP: Nordstrom products
Steal Jess Allen’s look with a new pair of glasses from Oscar Wylee. This leading optometry company believes in delivering excellent quality eye care and a range of high-quality eyewear.
SHOP: Oscar Wylee products
TIFF kicks off this September which means all the stars are finally back in person this year. Celebrate with a pair of festival screening passes and take in the year’s most buzzed films.
SHOP: Festival Screening Pass; starting at $19 at TIFF
Connect with your heritage through food by shopping at T&T Supermarket. You can shop in-store or online for all the best Asian treats. Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival this September with a famous mooncake.
SHOP: T&T Supermarket products
Whether it’s a classic like The Sopranos or a fan favourite like Euphoria, everything you need can be found on Crave. Start binging today with a subscription to the streaming service where you can catch Crave originals and the entire HBO library.
SHOP: Year Subscription: $149.90 at Crave
Why only watch the wizarding world when you can immerse yourself in it? Thanks to Mirvish, the magic of Harry Potter & The Cursed Child has landed in Toronto. This stage performance will have you believing in magic with a race through time bought to life.
SHOP: Harry Potter & The Cursed Child Tickets; $69-$250 at Mirvish
Rock your favourite athleisure looks with the Haddy Jacket. This windbreaker brings the party wherever it goes and now you can too.
SHOP: Haddy Jacket Electric Rainbow; $110 at Homme Femme
Take some time to pamper yourselves with a facial at the beautiful Hammam Spa. JetPeel uses a one-of-a-kind technology tailored just for you to penetrate the skin on a deeper level to clean, reduce fine lines and improve hydration.
SHOP: JetPeel Facial; $300 at Hammam Spa