Industry Insight from the Toronto Fashion Collective

By: Quinne Murakawa

Photos: Quinne Murakawa

Recently, we had the pleasure of attending the Toronto Fashion Collective’s holiday pop-up shopping event. It was partly curated retail space, part showroom, and part designer meet-and-greet. At 100 Avenue Road in the heart of Yorkville, the unique luxury shopping experience featured nine Canadian designers who were all present in store to speak with customers […]

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Feature Graphic by Olivia Lemieux While slightly irritated by the scent wafting out from the subway, a woman on Bloor Street stood alone amongst a sea of Valentino studs and chunky sneakers, considering the purchase of a sweater on display. “They want me to spend $800 on that? Just because they printed the letters ‘D’ […]

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Graphic Images By Joanna Ho   Often times, the stresses of life can drag your mood down. Whether it’s pulling an all-nighter into a 6 am morning commute or staring at a computer screen hoping that your work will do itself, we can all agree on one thing: life can be hard. However, there is […]

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Images curtesy of annacostafoto, Tara Rivas, and Lights of All  InLand: The Event On September 21st we were able to attend Toronto’s InLand event, “a leading pop-up destination to shop emerging and contemporary Canadian fashion”, giving us the opportunity to touch and feel the clothes by all our favourite Canadian designers. Quite contrary to how we usually […]

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  This NYFW S/S 19 presented Ralph Lauren as top dog for creating a buzz on social media, boasting the brand’s 50th anniversary with a blowout fashion show and party in the Bethesda Terrace in Central Park. The brand dominated with social engagement during the week, especially on Instagram where they posted trending images of […]

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A Case for Canada: Hope on the Horizon Following TFW x RE/SET SS19

By: Naomi Brearley

Photos: George Pimentel

For as long as I can remember the universal narrative told and understood about Canada across the globe was one of a familial nature. Canada has always been understood within the global landscape as the United States’ reliable neutral younger sibling – never stepping outside the lines, always at the ready to stand up for […]

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Fashion trends have always been a visual history of social and political changes. We can see this in women’s fashion in the 1920s and 1960s, allowing for designs that helped women to feel liberated. In the 1980s men’s fashion borrowed from women’s designs highlighting the rise of a new version of the Alpha Male. Right […]

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On the eve of his SS18 show at RE\SET 002, Alex S. Yu took time out of his very busy evening of glory and praise to sit with one of our writers. During this intimate interview Yu shared his path to becoming a fashion designer, the goals he has for the industry, his brand, and […]

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The fashion industry in Toronto is both a closed loop and ferociously competitive. In a world where fashion companies are sprouting up left, right and center to join the battle of the brands, making a name for yourself as a fashion business has never been more difficult, or confusing. Meet, the Fashion Zone at Ryerson […]

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Not your average internship

By: Emily Skublics

How to find internships outside your inbox

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