Canadian Fashion Needs a Revolution, Here’s Why

By: Emily Bartosiewicz

Photos: Holly Chang

This September, we observed fashion shows at TOM*, TWFW and Toronto Fashion Week, all of which left us feeling underwhelmed and hungry for more. Amidst the collections, clothes were wearable, likeable, but just that. The majority of designers presented collections that were safe which isn’t exactly an enticing choice of vocabulary when trying to vie for […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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*Daniela Ponzo is an intern at BlackFrame PR and this year she attended and worked quite a few shows at New York Fashion Week. We were fortunate enough to have her share her experiences with us. You can follow her @daniela_ponzo and you can find BlackFrame PR here.* One of my favourite shows this NYFW was […]

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The Style Social: An Evening with HBC x The Kit

By: Kelsey Adlem

Photos: Gabi Macias

Last night fashionistas and bloggers alike gathered on the second, third and fourth floors of The Hudson’s Bay on Queen Street for a glamorous evening of fashion, appetizers, and Paris-inspired beverages (think Aperol spritz) for The Style Social. Organized and held in collaboration with The Kit, Hudson’s Bay was turned into a funhouse of pop-ups, […]

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Over the last few years the Toronto Fashion Industry has seen many changes. IMG released its ownership of Toronto Fashion Week in the summer of 2016, leaving a gaping hole of opportunity for other fashion celebrations to fill its shoes. Or at least try. Last season we saw many organizations try their hand at championing […]

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“I don’t live for fashion, I live for beauty and style.” Says the unmistakable voice of André Leon Talley in the opening moments of Kate Novack’s new film The Gospel According to André. This bold statement holds true throughout the documentary as time and time again we are granted a glimpse into the most intimate […]

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