About Us

STYLE Canada is a lifestyle destination for modern Canadians.

Founded in 2016, we are an experience lead company. We reach our community through both our online channels and IRL happenings. We focus on our favourite Canadian topics and brands while exploring whats trending globally.

We are authentic. We are inspired. We are Canadian.

TEAM

Managing Director

Elise Gasbarrino

Brand Manager

Lucie Mink

Lucie is a West Coast born, Toronto based creative and fashion devotee. Lucie has been working in the fashion industry since the age of 17, when she completed her first internship as a photoshoot assistant at the Aritzia HQ in Vancouver, BC. Whilst completing her undergrad at Ryerson University, Lucie worked in numerous positions at Canadian fashion brands such as MICHI, Goodboy and more.

As much as she loves fashion, Lucie is equally passion about fitness and therapy through movement. Lucie is a certified personal trainer and teaches HIIT classes at Toronto’s premier luxury athletic club, 10XTO.

Lucie has been working with the STYLE Canada team since 2018 and has taken on various roles within that time frame. As a lover of marketing, branding and creative production, she is thrilled to have a diverse and unique role within STYLE.

Lucie is also the founder of DAME @damethebrand, a sustainable line of tie dye garments aimed at raising awareness for slow fashion and up-cycling.

Digital Editor

Anastasia Barbuzzi

Anastasia Barbuzzi is a freelance journalist and STYLE Canada's Digital Editor. She's also a bookworm and lifelong shutterbug, and you'll find her writing about beauty, fashion, life, and style on the internet and in print. A brand with a clean, green attitude and an almond milk cappuccino are a couple of her favourite things.
Business Development

Victoria Barbosa

Creative

Giulia Menechella

CONTRIBUTORS

Vancouver Contributor

Britta Bissig

Britta is the Editor-in-Chief of VancouverVogue.com and the Vancouver Correspondent for Style.ca. She's a lover of fashion, thrifting and beauty, and enjoys sharing her affordable style inspiration and tips to help others look fabulous without breaking the bank. Britta is also a luxury and lifestyle brand PR specialist with White Rabbit Communications.
Health + Wellness Contributor

Melaina Gasbarrino

Melaina Gasbarrino is a yoga teacher, reiki practitioner, and founder of SALT to TREE, a wellness and conservation company that integrates the practices of movement and healing to live WITH the Earth. She believes we all have the innate ability to heal ourselves through these practices and the guidance of teachers.

Her experiences include teaching yoga and practicing reiki in Niagara, Toronto, New York, The Hamptons, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Muskoka, and hosting retreats in Mexico. On any given day you may find her running through the woods or hosting sound bath and restorative yoga classes in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

For STYLE Canada, Melaina's work includes pieces on living more sustainably, yoga sequences, mindfulness and meditation practices.

Fashion Contributor

Tania Tonello

Tania is a Toronto based Fashion Stylist and Personal Shopper who specializes in Closet Cleansing experiences. Previously working with Holt Renfrew, Winners, Banana Republic, Lululemon and Stella & Dot, Tania has acquired a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience within the fashion industry. She loves educating and empowering others by sharing her fashion knowledge, tips and experience to make them feel like their most confident and best selves.

A former Secondary School Teacher and Executive Search Director, Tania’s diverse resume allows her to contribute to STYLE in a variety of capacities, from content contribution to business development.

When Tania is not shopping and styling, she can be found pursuing her other passion, improv. Inspired by her heroes, Tina Fey and Kristen Wiig, she enjoys playing quirky characters alongside fellow improvisers at various Toronto comedy clubs.

Fashion + Lifestyle Contributor

Kristen Vizzari

Kristen holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Masters of Science Degree in Education. She currently works in hospitality and has been in the customer service industry for the last two decades. She is a freelance writer and a fashion enthusiast. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, running, wine tasting and spending time with her nephews. She resides in Toronto with her fiancé, Nelson and cat, Cordelia.