Runway Bride

We had the best time planning this fashion-themed wedding shower for our ‘Runway Bride’ last year. The bride’s mother, sister and Lidia Tacconelli and I schemed, planned and executed the most decadent party — a fashion- themed brunch on a cold and grey Sunday last November at Malaparte. Given that our bride loves all-things-fashion, we divided the guests up into […]


Lindsay + Jamie: Before and After

We had such great response to our previous ‘Before and After’ post that I thought we should do it again, this time with the wedding of Lindsay and Jamie that was so beautifully captured by Anthony Manieri of 5ive15ifteen Photo Company and gorgeously featured in the Winter/Spring edition of WedLuxe magazine. I’ve started this post with an ‘after’ shot first […]


The View from Grand Cru

Written by Gabi Slaninova In October, we helped coordinate an event for the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival. The concept for Grand Cru is a fantastic one: to unite esteemed chefs with sought-after wine producers, philanthropists, business leaders and scientists for an unforgettable evening of fine wines and glorious cuisine… all to raise money for the University Health Network. This […]


The View From Here

Well you can tell when our busy season hits — the blog posts come to a screeching halt. It’s a good thing to be busy, but I always feel a tinge of guilt when I’m ignoring She Said Spectacular! To that end, I’m going to try a new series entitled, “The View from Here,” filled with short glimpses and quick […]


Med School Reunion, 1.0

We were recently asked to help organize a 10th Reunion for the University of Toronto Med School Class of 2000. The dramatic Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District was chosen to host this very glamourous party… The colour scheme came from the time of year (Fall) and how well orange plays off the linens we chose, a cheeky take on […]