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. […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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, […]

READ MORE