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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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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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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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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*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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If Réalisation Par and Reformation are how to do French girl style during the summer, then the looks that came down the runway at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week over the past days have taught us how to do French girl style for fall. Chanel’s Homage to Paris Was Classic Paris Chanel’s show, which took […]

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How To Keep Up With Fashion Month

By: Marly Bromstein

Staying informed on the abundance of ever changing fashion news during New York, London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks is a difficult task. With constant updates, and and social media posts of collections to see, it is very easy for the most note-worthy news to be missed. To make it easier, this guide will help […]

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By Janelle Tyme We can all relate to the shock and outrage that was felt at the cancellation of Toronto Fashion Week (TFW) when IMG, the former premier sponsor of TFW, announced that they would be pulling funding from the largest fashion event in the country. Sponsored by Yorkdale, CAFA and Sephora, FashionCan is Yorkdale […]

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#TFW: MONDOR F/W16

By: Jessica Huynh

Whoever said leggings as pants was a fashion faux was sadly mistaken. Ever since iconic muses such as Edie Sedgwick and Twiggy dazzled and pranced into the spotlight, tights have become an integral fashion statement with its ability to convey risqué and comfort in a delicate fabric. MONDOR F/W 2016 is back for Toronto Fashion […]

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#TFW: NARCES F/W16

By: Naomi Brearley

Ever the master of femininity, designer and creative director of Narces Nikki Wirthensohn Yassemi did not stray from the brand with her collection this season. Generally specializing in evening wear, formal wear and cocktail attire, this season showcased floor length gowns fit for the opera or a fancy dinner gala, as well as chic and […]

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