The spring 2018 menswear runway shows took to London, New York, Paris and Milan; all the usual victims, and in this case, actual victims considering a lot of what walked down the runway. They entertained their audiences with all things off the beaten path and in some cases made onlookers cringe with flash backs to […]

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TOMFW: Xian F/W 2016

By: Jessica Huynh

The last day of Toronto Men’s Fashion Week started off with a bang. Xian Wang, a contemporary designer based in Montreal, marched his latest collection down the runway — literally. With percussion-based instrumental complimenting the casual militant collection, it came with no surprise that Xian’s roots from Harbin (a city in China’s northernmost province, closely located […]

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There’s no doubt that fashion and all its namesakes are a true form of art. From conception to drawing, draping to drafting and all the construction techniques from haute couture to art-to-wear, it takes a special skillset to create beautiful clothes. But when it comes to fashion and visual art, nothing brings more meaning to […]

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Fashion reigns as the formal queen of visual emphasis where form, structure and coordination can sometimes seem secondary to the kaleidoscope of colours, prints and styles that change with the forecast every season. For many, simply trying a solid jewel tone, pastel or conversational print can be enough to break fashion rules. But when it […]

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It seems as though fashion’s longest living cliché is the lasting debate over whether pink is strictly a feminine colour. Of course, the Sappeurs of the Congo, Versace’s bubble gum suits and Ralph Lauren’s preppy polos have proved that even the manliest of men can rock the world’s “prettiest,” colour. However, as a fashion student, […]

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