Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but gold is a girl’s most reliable friend. Tried, tested, and true, it never goes out of style and can bring elegance to your outfit, home or beauty routine.

Life

The more I look, the more I notice gold touches everywhere. During a recent trip to Toronto, I visited the Prince of Wales Hotel in Niagara-On-The-Lake for afternoon tea. Surrounded by gold wallpaper, candlesticks, photo frames, and delicate teacups, I sipped and snacked the afternoon away.

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After working multiple 60-hour workweeks, I checked out of chaos and checked in at White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa. I left my work (my iPhone) in locker number three, and melted my stress away with a deep tissue massage.

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Style

The Rag & Bone Newbury boot is undeniably cool in any colour or print, but is show-stopping in gold. These have been on my “lust list” for a while now; they would go perfectly with a simple jean jacket and a light summer scarf.

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An easy way to incorporate gold into your outfit is by using gold jewellery; for extra bling, combine it with a gold article of clothing.

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I hit the jackpot when I discovered my new favourite thrift store score: a vintage charm and chain gold-coloured bracelet.

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Beauty

I haven’t been able to bank much beach time lately, so Lise Watier’s new Bronzing Powder will have to hold me over until I get some fun in the sun. If you are looking for easy ways to incorporate gold into your beauty routine, also try gold nail polish, eye shadow, or eyeliner.

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Magnum Gold?! is rich vanilla bean ice cream with a sea salt caramel swirl, dipped in a golden coating made with thick Belgian Chocolate. New Magnum Gold?! As good as Gold.

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