Industry Profile: An Interview with Ivan Lehec, Finezza
By: Joanna Lupker

In our latest instalment in the Industry Profile, we went backstage at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) S/S’18 to get the scoop on Finezza designer Ivan Lehec’s take on inspiration, industry trends and the challenges designers face. Something we encountered frequently throughout TOM* and its sister event TWFW (Toronto Women’s Fashion Week) was a lack […]

Behind the Scenes at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week w. HendrixRoe
By: Anna Evans

Photos: Holly Chang

Another great one is in the books for Canadian fashion brand HendrixRoe. In the brand’s second Toronto Women’s Fashion Week (TWFW) show, designer Jordan Erin McKay, aka Jem, brought more rock and roll flare to the runway with some 70s vibes thrown in for good measure. The brand has grown in popularity over the last […]

How to Decorate Your Dorm Like a Fashion Student

Photos: Bronwyn Marshall

Art Direction: Millie Yates

In honour of the weather getting colder and the semester feeling more overwhelming, we thought we would take this time to celebrate the amount of time we fashion students spend indoors. In our first ever issue of The Book, we featured four talented fashion creatives and their to-die-for work spaces. Three years later these students […]

Runway Review: Hip&Bone at TOM* SS’18
By: Caeleigh Sims

Every season, the fashion industry and their epicentres manage to thrill spectators with beautiful fashion shows and clothing designed to knock our socks off. New York, London, Paris and Milan have all successfully gained recognition for hosting the top four fashion weeks in the world (Helmer, 2017), a reputation which is not easy to obtain. […]

Runway Review: Kollar Clothing at TOM* SS’18
By: Victoria Zander

Toronto-based brand Kollar Clothing presented it’s Spring Summer 2018 collection during TOM* fashion week this past September. The men’s streetwear brand is known for it’s casual, simplistic style, and high attention to fit and detail; and this season was true to kind. Similar to past Kollar collections, wardrobe staples like long tees, hoodies, and light […]

A Night With Rupi: the sun and her flowers
By: Yasmin Momeni

Last week, on Saturday night I sat inside Trinity St. Paul’s Church and listened to words as sweet as honey drip from Rupi Kaur’s lips. Saturday night’s reading was one stop on her 2017 North American tour to promote her latest book, the sun and her flowers, and for 120 minutes the audience witnessed what […]

Fashion Month’s Break Out Star
By: Daniela Ponzo

I know what you’re thinking, Kaia Gerber has been aaaaallll over the runways this season, so naturally you’re probably thinking the next 400 words will be about her rise to fashion stardom thanks to her mother’s impeccable genes.  Well you’re wrong, because our most notable thing to come out of fashion month isn’t a person […]

Fall Trend Report: What to Wear This Season According to a Fashion Editor
By: Kelsey Adlem

Photos: Gabi Macias

Art Direction: Kelsey Adlem

For most people, a new time to experiment with your look and refresh your closet is at the beginning of a new year. But according to Jillian Vieira, fashion editor at The Kit, in the fashion world, this is not the case. Instead, the thought of trying new trends and giving your wardrobe a boost […]

We Need to Talk About Bella Hadid’s 9 September Covers
By: Harrison Clarke

It is fair to say that Bella Hadid has had a champagne year. In the past 12 months, the model has become an ambassador to Dior Beauty, designed a capsule collection with clothing brand Chrome Hearts and has been cast on nine September issues this year. In an Instagram post Hadid, a half-Palestinian and half-white […]

MATT & NAT Opens First Toronto Outpost At SquareOne
By: Naomi Brearley

For many who consider themselves part of the “fashion set” in Canada, chances are the Montreal-based vegan accessories brand Matt & Nat has crossed your radar. Even higher are the chances that you already own one of their pieces. As Ryerson fashion students we see this brand sprinkled across our campus on a daily basis, […]