Weekly Reading List: top stories from our sister sites, including a fall beauty guide, the biggest books of the season and more

Every weekend we round up the highlights from the other websites in the St. Joseph Media family (that’s the company that owns us, by the by). Check them out below:

Fashion Magazine offers the best products and trends this season—plus the artists behind the fall season’s beauty messages—in its Fall Beauty Guide 2011. Read the entire story [Fashion Magazine] »

• We previewed the website What Toronto Said—a website that allows users to browse, and respond to, the myriad responses to city hall’s core services review—earlier this week. Torontoist follows suit with a more in-depth look. Read the entire story [Torontoist] »

• In the July/August of Quill and Quire, Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews looks at what promises to be the biggest books this fall. Read the entire story [Quill and Quire] »

• In the September issue of Toronto Life, contributor Denise Balkissoon explored the mysteries of sleep and found a radically simple cure for insomnia in “I Hate the Night.” Meanwhile, Canadian Family suggests nine ways to help your family get more sleep. Read the entire story [Canadian Family] »

• We agree with Phil Birnbaum in Where this week—“there’s nothing like the bespoke pieces and hard-to-find labels that boutiques offer.” Birnbaum recently traveled across Quebec and the result is a slideshow of 10 of la belle province’s finest boutiques. See the slideshow [Where] »

• The good folks at 20 Minute Supper Club caught their first glimpse of football on television this week—which prompted them to think about the tastiest fall sports foods. Naturally, chicken wings were one of the first things that came to mind, and they offer two delicious recipes here. Read the entire story [[20 Minute Supper Club]] »

Ottawa Magazine sits down with Siberian-born Slava Mogutin, who was exiled from Russia in 1995 because his writings supposedly incited “malicious hooliganism,” sexual perversion and more. Mogutin has since relocated to New York City and has become the toast of the demi-monde with his raw, uninhibited photographic portraits of young males on the fringe. Read the entire story [Ottawa Magazine] »

• Inspired by Sophia Coppola’s lovely lavender wedding dress, Wedding Bells looks at six beautiful wedding dresses that are decidedly nonwhite. Read the entire story [Wedding Bells] »


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