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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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 statement in fashion with its ability to convey risqué, comfort, and sexual empowerment in a delicate fabric. MONDOR F/W 2016 is back […]

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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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#TFW: SID NEIGUM F/W16

By: Clara Purdy

Recap of Sid Neigum’s presentation that closed out Day 1 at Toronto Fashion Week F/W16.

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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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