Last season StyleCircle published a fairly critical piece about the fashion industry in Canada/Toronto. If you don’t remember, or happened to miss it, catch yourself up here. Over the last few years, and most notably after IMG bailed on producing Fashion Week, the fashion industry here has been in a state of flux as it […]

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S.P. Badu Channels Feminist Streetwear at TFW x RE/SET 003

By: Victoria Zander

Photos: Alex Anisman

Spencer Badu aims to break boundaries and challenge the norm. His millennial streetwear brand S.P. Badu is known for creating progressive staple pieces for anyone to wear. The question of gender and gender expression has become a major conversation within our generation. More and more during this conversation fashion has been blurring the lines around […]

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Andrew Coimbra x UnCuffed Play with Power at TFW x RE/SET 003

By: Victoria Zander

Photos: Alex Anisman

Toronto based luxury streetwear paired with Toronto made ethically sourced leather? Sounds like a match made in heaven! Andrew Coimbra of the eponymous label and UnCuffed designer Olga Barsky teamed up this season at Toronto Fashion Week’s RE/SET 003 in an incredible studio presentation. The collaborative effort styled the two current collections together to create […]

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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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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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Toronto Has Some *Really* Stylish People

By: STYLECIRCLE

Photos: Marly Bromstein and Daniel Bosco

With the advent of Toronto Fashion Month officially kicked off, it is no surprise that fashion’s finest players would be sporting their fanciest frocks in hopes of getting photographed.  This year, they did not disappoint. Amid many other things that Canadians are often overlooked for, one thing certain: Canadians are hella stylish.  While we were […]

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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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#TFW DAY 1: MIKHAEL KALE F/W16

By: Naomi Brearley

In the same fashion that Sid Neigum closed off day one of Toronto Fashion Week, Mikhael Kale opened it with a beautiful collection of pastel edge. Cool girl biker jackets and trenches were presented in pastel blue, denim and glossy burgundy. Studs, silver buckles and tiny clusters of jewels added extra pizzazz to every look.

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