Living Luxe Magazine Kitchen & Bath Issue

Spring into Beauty &Wellness with NKPR

May 8, 2024, 12:50 pm

Spring into Beauty and Wellness with NKPR! The wait is over – the Spring Issue of Living Luxe Magazine has arrived. 

Spring arrives in Toronto, heralding a season of new beginnings and sun-kissed trends, and signalling a time to refresh wardrobes and enliven spaces. There is a new kind of bloom coming to Toronto—the flowers of Takashi Murakami. Meet the all-in-one design and construction firm that will bring your home renovation dreams to life. Edit your sugar intake without compromising fun and delicious flavour. And when it’s all done, at the end of the day, join friends, family or clients for dinner at one of Toronto’s hot spots for authentic Indian cuisine. Our focus for the year is wellness, including the restorative power in beauty products. Spring couldn’t be more promising, except for one elegy to fashion that I’m excited about: all black everything! Spring with us into a world where design and beauty trends, like nature, are in a constant, beautiful flux.

Keep reading for NKPR President, Natasha Koifman’s Spring market trends! 


As winter yields to spring, Audax’s “Human Architecture” emerges as the blueprint for home transformations. ‘The Toronto-based architecture-design-build firm, led by Gianpiero Pugliese and Mariya Naumov, blends the warm, tactile details of traditional design with modern luxury.


When it comes to authentic, fine Indian cuisine, Adrak Yorkville is a culinary renaissance, presenting an array of dishes that are as much a feast for the eyes as they are for the palate. Each creation is an artful expression of taste and tradition, ensuring Adrak Yorkville offers not just a meal, but a multi-sensory journey into the heart of spring’s bounty.


Need perfect shiny locks this spring? Aveda Canada’s Botanical Repair™️ strengthening hair system breathes life into all hair types with botanical technology. The Strengthening Overnight Serum works magic with nangai oil to mend split ends and strengthen hair while you sleep. Achieve a flexible hold and frizz control for up to 72 hours with the vegan Bond-building Styling Creme.


No sugar, I am sweet enough! That’s the mantra coming from No Sugar, filling out the better-for-you space with a delicious array of zero-sugar products perfect for keto followers or anyone cutting out sugar without sacrificing taste.Wash down your new favourite snack with Joyburst, the brand’s sugar free, calorie-free beverage, energized with natural ingredients and caffeine derived from green tea, making healthy living both joyful and flavourful. Enjoy a variety of flavours of hydration beverages and energy drinks, such as Peach Mango, Frosé Rose, Lime, Grape, and Elderberry – something to suit every palate.


There is a new kind of bloom coming to Toronto – the flowers of Takashi Murakami at the Freed Developments, new to market project, FREED Hotel and Residences located at the corner of Adelaide and Duncan. The 63 storey skyscraper will be a landmark in Toronto, and home to the first Katsuya restaurant in Canada, with artwork by renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami featured prominently in the hotel lobby.


An “all black everything” fashion trend? Yes, please! Spring ’24 heralds an unexpected sartorial shift as “serious black” takes centre stage. While the trend appears as a profound reflection on the human condition, paired with an imagination to soar freely, I think black always looks chic and stylish. At the forefront of this movement are the usual suspects: Alaïa, Saint Laurent, Rick Owens. But some newness this season from Christian Dior replacing customary navy with black for spring ’24. And the reveal of Gucci’s SS24 brings us back to the brand’s true essence of rich storytelling, steering away from recent colourful departures back to classic-black looks. I love that designers are embracing the depth of darkness with the lightness of dreamlike escape, through fabrics and design 

Pick up your copy of Living Luxe today to read the full issue and Spring into Beauty & Wellness with NKPR!