Diversity, Inclusivity & Wearable Art: The Standout Looks of Mass Exodus 2018
By: Naomi Brearley

Photos: Alicia Churilla, Emmett Charuk

This past week, as it happens every year, throngs of onlookers, fashion fanatics and prideful parents flocked to Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park to celebrate the work of graduating Fashion Communications and Fashion Design students. What marks the culmination of four years of blood sweat and tears, is a fashion event like no other – […]

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Nineties Nostalgia Was Alive & Well at REDUX: A Ryerson Fashion Event
By: Kelsey Adlem

Photos: Nicolly Coelho

On the eve of March 29th Ryerson School of Fashion’s Event Planning class hosted Redux: a sustainable fashion event inspired by nostalgia and movement. The event was an ode to 80’s and 90’s streetwear and in the centre of the room was a stage, where retro dressed hip hop dancers showed off their moves to […]

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Insta-bait Yayoi Kusama Exhibition *Finally* Opens at the AGO
By: Roy Luo

Photos: Roy Luo

This past weekend marked the official public opening of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario—the only Canadian gallery in this exhibit’s run. Known for her exploration of sexuality and family through her iconic gourds, phalluses, and polka-dots, the Japanese artist carries with her all the trauma of her childhood breathing […]

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Can Hedi Slimane Really Replace Phoebe Philo at Celine?
By: Daniela Ponzo

It was mid-January when LVMH announced that Hedi Slimane, former art director for Saint Laurent, would be replacing Phoebe Philo at Céline. Since taking over the position February 1st, it has been a full month that Slimane has had an impact on Celine. It will be very interesting to see where Slimane takes the brand, […]

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The Nike 1 Reimagined: A Collection by Women for Women
By: Daniela Ponzo

Photos: Naomi Brearley, Daniela Ponzo

Art Direction: Naomi Brearley, Daniela Ponzo

It’s 2018 and Nike and Jordan Brand are finally releasing women’s only collections. If you aren’t a sneaker head like most of us here at StyleCircle, you may not have seen the latest Nike Women’s release. The 1 Reimagined is Nike’s newest drop just for women. The release contains 10 newly reimagined and redesigned Nike […]

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5 Things We Learned at Toronto Fashion Week x RE/SET 003
By: Naomi Brearley

Last season StyleCircle published a fairly critical piece about the fashion industry in Canada/Toronto. If you don’t remember, or happened to miss it, catch yourself up here. Over the last few years, and most notably after IMG bailed on producing Fashion Week, the fashion industry here has been in a state of flux as it […]

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Real Humans, Wearable Clothes & Chinese Food at NYFW Day 2
By: Kelsey Adlem

The ready-to-wear shows of New York Fashion Week for fall 2018 are in full swing and the world is sceptically watching. While some designers chose to stick to traditional silhouettes with modest details, and impeccable craftsmanship along the traditional lines of tailoring, others preferred to make a statement at what some might call ostentatious and […]

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S.P. Badu Channels Feminist Streetwear at TFW x RE/SET 003
By: Victoria Zander

Photos: Alex Anisman

Spencer Badu aims to break boundaries and challenge the norm. His millennial streetwear brand S.P. Badu is known for creating progressive staple pieces for anyone to wear. The question of gender and gender expression has become a major conversation within our generation. More and more during this conversation fashion has been blurring the lines around […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Loving Within This Valentines Day
By: Emily Bartosiewicz

Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day, but I beg you, do not stress. You’re single? Don’t stress. Overwhelmed with all the work piling up right now? Please, just don’t stress. In a relationship and don’t know how to celebrate? Don’t even break a sweat. That’s not what it’s all about. We’ve been nurtured into a society that […]

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Designers Make A Political Statement at NYFW Day 1
By: Kelsey Adlem

It’s every fashion maven’s favourite time of year: New York Fashion Week. Right now all of America’s most notable designers are gathered in New York to show off their latest collections, and we get to preview the trends that will be scattered throughout the streets and in the hottest department stores this fall. Fall fashion […]

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