FEATURED – Natural Forces

By: Yasmin Momeni

Photos: Ariana Mount

Modeling: Nana Te

Art Direction: Yasmin Momeni | Makeup: Maira Candela

The creative inspiration behind this collection of photographs came from the idea of the struggle between man and nature. The back and fourth, push and pull struggle between respecting the earth and its resources, and the desire to impose our own ways of life into the earth. It’s the idea of the dominant force of […]

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Indigenous designers have never had an opportunity of the magnitude of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto; until now. For decades, the culture, craftsmanship and charisma of Indigenous fashion has been overlooked by mainstream (i.e. Western) culture, unless for the purposes of appropriation and capitalization. The colour, beading and fabric work of First Nations peoples have  for […]

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Manolo Blahnik’s “The Art of Shoes” is the biggest retrospective the Bata Shoe Museum, in Toronto, has ever hosted. It is the first exhibit to be on display without legendary Bata matriarch Sonja Bata at the museum’s helm. It is also the last and only North American museum to host the legendary collection of the […]

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Every year, the first Monday in May marks fashion’s rebirth, as the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City unveils its new exhibition. Most years The Met attempts to address hot topic issues that relate to fashion as a means to bring attention to historically relevant works of art, while […]

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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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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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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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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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Andrew Coimbra x UnCuffed Play with Power at TFW x RE/SET 003

By: Victoria Zander

Photos: Alex Anisman

Toronto based luxury streetwear paired with Toronto made ethically sourced leather? Sounds like a match made in heaven! Andrew Coimbra of the eponymous label and UnCuffed designer Olga Barsky teamed up this season at Toronto Fashion Week’s RE/SET 003 in an incredible studio presentation. The collaborative effort styled the two current collections together to create […]

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