Canadian Fashion Needs a Revolution, Here’s Why

By: Emily Bartosiewicz

Photos: Holly Chang

By: Emily Bartosiewicz, Emily Haibeck and Naomi Brearley 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 […]

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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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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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So here we are, Thursday September 7th and almost fully through the first week of Toronto Fashion Month. AAAHHH! Already it has been a busy one, but our team is firing along at full speed covering everything you need to know from every angle. Last night was Day 2 of RE\SET 002 – a new-age […]

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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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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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