What We Learned From The Talk

By: Samantha Cass

Photos: George Pimentel

StyleCircle’s fierce Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director Alicia Churilla in attendance at The Talk “Having creative people fosters innovation.” Toronto mayor John Tory opened the scene unfolding at the Artscape Daniels Launchpad at Toronto’s Harbourfront. The U for Change panel, The Talk, was set to the tone of creativity and forward change and encourages youth to have the self-confidence to […]

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Featured Graphic by Djellza Berisha Once upon a time, two friends sat off the curb of a bustling byway in Rome drinking espressos under an awkwardly crooked yellow umbrella. They worked together at a little corner store named Fendi. One of the two men would later end up saying multiple politically-charged statements, only to end […]

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Body Love at 706 x Mary Young

By: Quinne Murakawa

Photos: Quinne Murakawa

Feature Graphic by Joanna Ho Body positivity was the theme of the night at the launch party of Ryerson alumna Mary Young’s new F/W18 lingerie collection. The designer and her planning team worked to create a “Girls’ Night In” vibe, complete with a bed, pillows, and fairy lights that made it the ultimate slumber party. […]

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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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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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