Style Sustenance It’s easy being green in April when Earth Month showers us with eco-friendly shopping, shows and eats. —Andrew Sardone
STRETCH Yoga tree What: The eco-friendly studio’s second location in Richmond Hill features a green wall that guarantees easy, deep breathing. Why: There’s no place like om. Where: 360A Highway 7 East, Unit 1&201, 905-882-9642.
WEAR Thieves What: Enviro-friendly fashion line by local designer Sonja den Elzen. Why: Green is the new black. Where: Boutique, 1156 Queen Street West, 647-435-4880.
SEE The Green Living Show What: The eco-cognoscenti show you how to lighten your carbon footprint. Why: Live and learn. When: April 24 to 26. Where: Direct Energy Centre, Exhition Place.
EAT Toronto Farmers Market Network What: The online resource plugs fresh foodies into alfresco grocery spots across the city. Why: We’re loco for anything locavore. When: You’re hungry.
TRY Priti nail polish What: Chem-free soya-based lacquer that’s kind to hands and the environment. Why: It’s a fresh coat. Where: 889 Yonge Yoga and Holistic Lifestyle Spa [889yonge.com.], 416-925-7206.
CALLING ALL WRITERS In celebration of our 30th anniversary, Flare is pleased to announce a competition for novice writers across Canada. Tell us, in no more than 600 words, what fashion moment of the past 30 years has inspired you the most. The winner’s story may be published in a special 30th anniversary edition of Flare this fall, and the winner will take home a luxurious gift basket of beauty products compliments of Pantene, Olay, Covergirl, and Nice N Easy. Worth over $500! www.flare.com/write
THRIVING IVORY – LIVE IN CONCERT Flare is giving away tickets to see rock band Thriving Ivory live in concert. The first 5 people to email firstname.lastname@example.org and enter THRIVING IVORY IN TORONTO in the subject line will each win a pair of tickets to their show at Tattoo in Toronto on April 18, 2009. Don’t miss it! Visit www.flare.com/thrivingivory (Note: Only winners will be contacted)