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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Ryerson INTRO to Fashion Show Celebrates First Year Designers

By: Mahtab Abghari

Photos: Marly Bromstein

The Sears Atrium was very much packed this past Saturday evening as attendees patiently waited for the INTRO Fashion Show to begin. This show, as it does every year without fault, consisted of designs from a select group of first year fashion design students showcasing their daywear dress collections. The daywear dress is a hallowed […]

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In our latest instalment in the Industry Profile, we went backstage at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) S/S’18 to get the scoop on Finezza designer Ivan Lehec’s take on inspiration, industry trends and the challenges designers face. Something we encountered frequently throughout TOM* and its sister event TWFW (Toronto Women’s Fashion Week) was a lack […]

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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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September is now in full swing and you know what that means: pumpkin spice lattes have arrived at Starbucks, school is back in session and most exciting of all, fashion month is here! In Toronto this means that some amazing Canadian designers will be showcasing their talent and latest collections at various events around the […]

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Last night the Much Music HQ took over Toronto’s downtown core with their annual IHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, a celebration of both Canadian and international music. Celebs of all sorts strutted their stuff on the pink carpet, dressing in fashions ranging from chic tailored suiting (we’re looking at you Post Malone) all the way […]

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By Joanna Ho Now that Halloween is officially over and retail stores have started to set up their holiday displays, we can begin to pump ourselves up for Christmas! We are beginning to see more and more of knitted sweaters, cozy blanket scarves, cute beanies, cinnamon scented candles, and fully decorated Christmas trees around the […]

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As the momentum of Fashion Month begins to dissipate, we disciples of fashion turn our attention toward the newly minted Toronto Fashion Week (#TFW), I can’t help but think that a little contemplation is in order. Big things have been happening in the industry over the past few weeks. Significant increases in diversity and representation were […]

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