#MeetDowntownBrampton: Restyle Beauty Boutique

#MeetDowntownBrampton: Restyle Beauty Boutique

What do you love most about running a small business?
It is so fulfilling having your own business and being able to have the creativity and freedom to make
something special. Being a family run small business, we want the best for each other and are always looking to grow to give our community what they want and need. Restyle is our dream come true, a one-stop shop to have a unique/trendy shopping experience and leave you feeling beautiful.

What inspired you to open your business?
I’ve been in business since I was a little girl watching my parents run their own, later owning Rapini’s Restaurant for 15 years. In 2016, I opened Restyle Consignment with my daughter Emma. We wanted to bring a beautiful consignment store to the downtown core – now introducing beauty services, we have incorporated my oldest daughter Jen. Every year, we run a fashion show in support of Wellspring and Princess Margaret. Being a breast cancer survivor, it’s a cause very close to my heart.
What do you love most about our city/downtown Brampton?
The community. We have gotten to know so many amazing loyal customers and business owners the last 3 years. There are so many great places to explore in downtown and as we continue to support local and promote each other, all of the GTA can experience the beautiful community here in downtown.

-Evie O’Malley (@restyle_beautyboutique), opened in downtown Brampton in 2016.

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#MeetDowntownBrampton: The Scented L’air

#MeetDowntownBrampton: The Scented L’air
What do you love most about running a small business?
I love running a BIG business and I enjoy my quaint studio for it captures the unique individual qualities that are found in my downtown community.  I love giving back to my community and I enjoy working and loving the individuals I meet every day.

What inspired you to open your business?
I had a location in Toronto and a studio in The Bronx NY, I found life hectic.  I travelled everywhere, I found days difficult and I was not enjoying life.  My personal circumstances changed and decided that I wanted to be 100% in.  I live in Downtown Brampton and walking to work only made sense.

What do you love most about our city/downtown?
I love the people who live here.  I think Brampton is unique, a rich multi-cultural community.  We have a great seniors community that I adore and a thriving young community that is learning.

– Tracy Pepe (@scentedlair), studio opened since 1994, downtown since 2018.

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Taste of Brampton is back from February 25 to March 10

For Immediate Release

Brampton, Feb. 25, 2019 – The Downtown Brampton BIA (Business Improvement Area) is pleased to present the Taste of Brampton is back for two weeks of delicious dining at some of the city’s best local restaurants.

Taste of Brampton is a culinary event that showcases the top dishes in Brampton. From prix-fixe menus, to special offerings, Taste of Brampton presents a dining option for every guest. Taste’s proud participant list continues to expand with new delightful options including: Crown and Lion English Pub, Fan “D” Flame, Food Fight BBQ, J. Red & Co, Kwality Sweets and Restaurant, Little London Café, Pub on Main, Pos Bueno Mexican Restaurant and Wildcard Board Game Café.

The event continues to bring back some of Brampton’s favourite past participants including: Dolcezza Custom Cakes, Fanzorelli’s Restaurant, Joey’s Deli, Juice and Rocco’s, MacaronZ, Nine18, Queen Gypsy, Segovia Coffee, The WORKS, Tracks Brew Pub and Wendel Clark’s!

For guests looking to explore some of Brampton’s most popular foodie spots, Taste is the perfect opportunity to try something new with discounted priced offerings. These chefs surely won’t disappoint your taste buds.

Your chances to win are back and bigger than ever! With over 25 gift cards and the grand prize of $500.00 (in restaurant gift cards) you’ll want to follow the Instagram contesting this year via #TasteofBrampton

For more information, menus and full contest details, visit:                


About Downtown Brampton BIA

Downtown Brampton is a respected and welcoming destination dedicated to bringing people together for quality shopping, services and entertainment. The mission of the Downtown Brampton BIA is to promote and enhance downtown Brampton through marketing events and beautification to build confidence and engagement with members and the community.

Media Contact:

Andrea Magana | Marketing and Events Specialist

(905)874-8182 |

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