Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Yoga Style – Extending that Retreat Glow

Lolë White | Namrata Joshipura turban headband | Alex & Ani bangles | Hawaii 5-0 cold-pressed juice | Le Chateau espadrilles

Lolë White | Namrata Joshipura turban headband | Alex & Ani bangles | Hawaii 5-0 cold-pressed juice | Le Chateau espadrilles

I indulged in a full five days of yoga, fresh food, all around wellness –and internet break (hence no posts!) – during a recent visit to the famed wellness retreat Omega, in beautiful Hudson Valley, NY. Back in T.O., I'm still craving that relaxed yoga style; luckily, a few media events seemed happy to help me extend my holiday glow (perhaps my chakras are aligned ;). A preview at Lolë, hosted by designer Andy Thê-Anh, was a showcase of some of the chicest yoga & fitness gear out there – the White collection is simply ah-mazing. Fresh juices from, their Yorkville neighbour, The Good Press were served to guest as a delicious treat (see recipe below). Next up, Alex & Ani celebrated the Canadian launch of their sustainable & conscious jewellery line – a collection of stackable metal bangles often seen in generous piles of stylish arms everywhere (Queen B was spotted in the Eye of Horus charmed bangle). To cap off the week, Le Château spoiled lucky guests with a luxurious pedi at the Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris at Shangri-la hotel – where I spotted these espadrille beauties on one of the hosts. Coincidentally, I had been spying them online but seeing them in person sealed the deal and I immediately went home and ordered. They're the perfect option for laid back yoga style – enough to almost satisfy any Chanel desire :) 

Sweet and a little spicy, I can't get enough of Hawaii 5-0 by The Good Press. Here's what's in it:

  • Pineapple
  • Spinach
  • Romaine 
  • Arugula
  • Jalapeno 

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