HOLR Magazine: HOLR chats with Founder Shira Yoskovitch of shopping app “Handled”

Founded by Shira Yoskovitch, Handled is a shopping app service that takes care of the process of shopping for you.Described as a “personal shopper at your fingertips.”

Whether it’s browsing, buying or making sure your unwanted garments go to a good home, Handled is dedicated to giving you instant access to expert style advice.

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Bay St. Bull: Step up your professional game with Handled

From startups to restaurants to high-tech corporations, women are taking the business world by storm and leaving their mark. Handled’s Shira Yoskovitch on bringing personal shopping to the masses.

A personal shopper or stylist may seem like a luxe service, but the founder of Handled, Shira Yoskovitch, would disagree. Yoskovitch believes that you don’t need to be a CEO to benefit from Handled’s affordable suite of service offerings. 

Handled is a shopping concierge on your phone or desktop. Tell Handled what you want, and they take care of the entire shopping process for you. That includes browsing, buying, delivery, returns and alterations for apparel, accessories, home gifts and related items all according to your budget and timeline.

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Spring Decor! Chic not cheesy

Spring Decor! Chic not cheesy

With every new season we feel an almost irrepressible urge to cart everything away and redecorate our entire homes from scratch! But let’s face it – it’s a lot easier (and infinitely more realistic) to beat the rugs, fluff the cushions, and generally freshen up our living spaces with a few small touches here and there.

But when it comes to a Springtime reset, there’s a fine line between welcoming the season and getting hokey for the holidays.

There’s lots of ways to evoke the feeling of Springtime and holidays without resorting to overly literal, saccharine sweet representations. Here are a few ways we love to bring the warmth and freshness of Springtime into decor. We hope you’ll find them inspiring!

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Our Best Dad Memories

Our Best Dad Memories

Father’s Day has us thinking about our dads- what they’ve taught us, shown us, and embedded deep into our psyches. Much as we’d like to think otherwise (because really, we all want it to look easy, don’t we?), it took LOTS of hard work to get us here & make us the women that we are today, and our dads are central figures in that journey. Laura, Raquel & Shira share some of their best memories of their incredible dads and some favorite lessons learned along the way. Continue reading “Our Best Dad Memories”

Self-Care – How do you like yours?

Self-Care – How do you like yours?

Since last time we were in this space together, we’ve been feeling tired. Like really, exhausted, candle-at-both-ends, biting our tongues, sending ourselves to our rooms kind of tired. Right after a piece we wrote about self-care, you say? Hello irony, our old friend….

At Handled we’ve had lots of practice providing self-care to others, but sometimes we need a good dose of our own medicine. And so we asked you: What are your preferred self-care activities? And, more to the point:

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Toronto Storeys: Top 5 Self Care Hacks You Can Try From Your Home

“New year, new you” is the title and theme of most stories we see this time of year.

And it’s no wonder: With a new year comes the ideas and ideals of how we can improve our lives on various levels.

So with this, we thought it would be fitting to round up a varied selection of Toronto professionals and services that come to your home with the intention of helping to make your life easier and a little more manageable.

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I’m thankful for my village

I’m thankful for my village

Hello, my name is Shira and I’m a control freak (hi, Shira).  I admit it. I LOVE to have my hands in all aspects of what’s going on around me.  I get an actual thrill from being able to make things work.

But if I’ve learned one thing in my 40-ish years it’s that you can’t- just. can. not- be involved in everything all the time if you want to 1. be the best – friend, family member, employer, employee, person; and 2. keep your sanity.   This is by far the biggest lesson of 2017 for me.  Yes, whilst I suppose I’d always known this at some level (in other words, I had been told many times but it hadn’t really successfully sunk in before), the past 12 months of developing and launching Handled has driven the point home in a profound way.

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