Kenzo x H&M Launches Next Week…

and I absolutely HATE it.  I really don’t understand why they even bothered with the collaboration.  Sure, I haven’t actually purchased anything from any of H&M’s collabs since, oh, I don’t know, Marni, and haven’t “loved” an entire collection since… Continue Reading

Notes on Nordstrom Eaton Centre: Likes and Dislikes

I went back to Nordstrom at the Toronto Eaton Centre this past weekend (so I can get the security tags taken off) and checked out the store in a bit more detail.  All in all, it’s a great place to… Continue Reading

Nordstrom Eaton Centre Pre-Open Gala

Nordstrom held a pre-opening gala at their Eaton Centre store on Wednesday featuring shopping, fashion shows as well as delicious bites.  Proceeds, which totalled over $270,000, are going to various organizations including the Hospital for Sick Children, Covenant House and… Continue Reading

Gilt Acquired by Hudson’s Bay Co. for $250 M

With the acquisition, Gilt will be opening brick and mortar departments at at Off 5th (Saks Fifth Avenue’s “outlet” locations) stores and thus, loses its identity.  Why?  Because Gilt’s philosophy is centred around e-commerce, offering designer fashion, accessories and more… Continue Reading

An Evening with J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons and Somsack Sikhounmuong

Earlier this week, I had the chance to go to an event at the J.Crew store in Toronto’s Yorkville area. The RSVP-only event was billed as an evening with J.Crew head Jenna Lyons, but also in attendance was women’s wear… Continue Reading