lesia’s love list



lesia

My name is Lesia (say it 'Lasha') and I'm the email specialist here at the lululemon Store Support Centre. I'm from Toronto, ON originally and have lived in London, UK, Santa Monica CA and now call Vancouver BC my home. I have 4 younger sisters, 1 daughter, and I'm married to a cool dude who is an 3D animator and fast runner. Here are a few of the things I love:


Yoga move: Tie between pigeon and dancer’s pose (love the stretch)

Workout accessory: The Mat – best yoga mat ever!

Magazine(s): Elle Collections, Lula, Dwell & I just downloaded the Vogue UK for the iPad, I’ll let you know how that plays out…

Clothes to sweat in: I’m equally in love with our always flattering, ever functional Wunder Unders + The Everywhere Yoga Jacket. They both rule and I could not live without them.

Activity: Hot yoga!

Tech gadget: Hands down my iPhone. I’m not sure how I ever lived without it.

Favourite app.: Luxe City Guides (the ultimate travel guides now on your iPhone - yes!) and How to Cook Everything (A girl’s got to eat and this is the best foodie app I’ve come across – Jamie Oliver has a pretty good one too.)

Place to run: Holland Park, London UK {when I lived in London, I loved running through Holland Park, it’s romantic and peaceful (in the heart of London – this is huge) and has wicked mix of rustic trails, gardens and architecture. If you’re ever in London, run Holland Park.

Current obsession: Tie between Broken Social Scene’s ‘Anthem’s for a Seventeen Year Old Girl’ and watching the Ted.com talks. I am equally obsessed with both at the moment.

Font: American Typewriter (runners up: Courier & Helvetica) *important note: that Helvetica movie is really good. Watch it.

Websites/blogs: This is always evolving as I’m always on the look out for inspiration but here are a few of my long standing go-to sites and a few newbies thrown in to keep it exciting.
www.thesartorialist.blogspot.com/
www.downtownfrombehind.tumblr.com/
www.fashionista.com/
www.kissssing.blogspot.com/
www.fifi-lapin.blogspot.com/
www.apartmenttherapy.com/
www.pinterest.com/
www.43things.com/
www.coolhunting.com/
www.smittenkitchen.com
www.fastcompany.com

Restaurant: In Vancouver: Vij’s (Organic + Indian = Happiness)

Way to get motivated: Nothing motivates me more than my super cute, super fun, super hilarious 2.5 year old daughter.

Place to unroll your yoga mat: YYoga, Flow, Vancouver

Way to celebrate: Veuve Cliquot & hugs

Book: I haven’t been the same since I read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini & Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell.

Stay tuned for more love lists, from lululemon employees all across the company!

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16 Comments »


Cool, cool, cool! I just bookmarked a whole bunch of the blogs Lesia’s listed above. Was just browsing the Lulu site, and as a new blogger, the Lulu Blog caption caught my eye-I like the inside scoop on the life-force behind the brand-I’ll def. be checking back for more!
Thanks,
~E

Comment by Emma — November 19, 2010 @ 6:07 am


Love the website suggestions!

Comment by Catherine — November 19, 2010 @ 10:19 am


Wow. You just inspired me on this lovely Thursday morning! I love your love list.

Comment by Erin S. — November 19, 2010 @ 10:47 am


I am currently obsessed with TED.com too! Videos to watch: Emily Pilloton “Teaching design for change” and Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity. Instant inspiration!

Comment by Carolyn — November 19, 2010 @ 11:24 am


i LOVE lovee lesias blog list(s), shes a go-to if you want to know whats cool and worth looking at or reading, always a step ahead, im excited to check out ted.com and lulu’s wunder unders she mentioned. I completely agree on not knowing what i did without my iphone! Im the youngest of the 4 sisters she mentioned and am always inspired by Lesia.

Comment by Olia — November 19, 2010 @ 11:40 am


I am love with the winder-unders too. Amazing crops=)

Comment by emilie — November 19, 2010 @ 12:32 pm


Thanks Lesia for giving me even more reasons to get ‘lost’ online! One other great site for trends that you may want to check out is http://www.trendhunter.com

Comment by Rita — November 19, 2010 @ 1:23 pm


HELLO MY TWIN!!! I have NEVER met anyone with the same name as me and that we pronounce it LASHA!! Say it LASHA!! LOVE IT!
I bet we could giggle away at all the pronunciations we have went through- LISA Leasha leysia etc!!
Way to keep our name proud -awesome post!!
Smiles!

Comment by LESIA — November 19, 2010 @ 3:58 pm


Little health and fitness blogs like Lulu love too! Like when I give an ode to why I love Lulu! http://www.marcigilbert.com/2010/09/02/three-things-thursday/

Comment by Marci — November 19, 2010 @ 4:07 pm


I heart Lesia LOVE list! She is the gal to go to for the newest coolest things online. Love the new “Just In” e-newsletter that was in my mailbox Lesia..Way to go on making it cool and fresh.

Christina

Comment by Christina Dallimore — November 20, 2010 @ 8:50 pm


you are one kool kat, Lesia. :)

Comment by Alexis — November 22, 2010 @ 11:49 am


i love this ‘love list’. i can’t wait to check out all of those sites. i have ‘the mat’ too and love it so much. it’s totally changed my practice. love you lululemon!

Comment by kate — November 22, 2010 @ 4:18 pm


i love everything about this!
awesome post.
thanks for sharing!!!

Comment by sarah — November 22, 2010 @ 4:20 pm


Hey fellow Lesia – I’m so glad I could represent for all the Lesia’s of the world!

Comment by lesia d. — November 26, 2010 @ 2:46 pm


Awesome list! Lesia – you rock!

Comment by Vivian — December 5, 2010 @ 5:02 pm


Hi Lesia, I love your list, especially the blogs! I’ve been a blogger for a little while now and I love it. I write about simplifying your life, “big picture” life moments, and spirituality here: mylsquaredlife.blogspot.com
I think Yogis will hopefully appreciate my blog! I am definitely going to check out all the blogs you mentioned!

Comment by Rachel L. — September 15, 2011 @ 7:53 am


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