H&M Fall 2013: Where’s the Colour?

H&M, hardly the first non-high end brand to present at any Fashion Week, made its Parisian debut recently with the Fall 2013 collection at the historical Musée Rodin.  Celebrities including Emma Roberts and Ashley Olsen, joined stylists, editors and musicians as models weaved in and out of the museum’s rooms in what looked like a […]

Greta Constantine Goes Navy, Black and White for Spring 2013

Greta Constantine presented their Spring/Summer 2013 collections to media and fans alike at the Distillery District’s Fermenting Cellar last week, about a month and a half after when they typically show in Toronto.  The collection, consisting of three colours of black, navy and white (i.e. a little bit nautical), were presented by colour with the […]

Anthropologie Cardigan: Why Don’t the Colours Match?

When I received the September Anthropologie catalogue, one cardigan, the Gilt Floribunda Cardi, really caught my eye.  In the catalogue (as with the posed shot with a model on a set), it had a gorgeous deep teal shade and the pattern, which were leaves, were a golden yellow colour.  The close-up product shot (with a […]

A Russian-Inspired Holiday: Banana Republic Holiday 2012

DelectablyChic! was invited to attend Banana Republic’s holiday 2012 preview last week. Many of the pieces in this collection feature designs inspired by the upcoming film, Anna Karenina. The film, which will previewed at the Toronto International Film Festival this coming September (and opening in theatres in October), stars Keira Knightley and Jude Law. The […]

Gorgeous, Elongated Silhouettes and Colour Blocking at Martin Lim

Martin Lim, a designing duo consisting of Danielle Martin and Pao Lim was the winner of the Mercedes-Benz Startup project presented their first full collection at Toronto Fashion Week. Though this was a fall collection, there were many elements that screamed out warmer weather.  Lavender was one of the key colours, as was magenta and […]

Lucian Matis Reception and Show at the Royal York

The very first show of the week was Lucian Matis, held at the Royal York Hotel.  However, before the presentation, attendees were treated to a reception of sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres (the food was not too bad, albeit a little on the brown side).  One of the sponsors, Smashbox, was there to give lip […]

From Shorty Stories: Christian Louboutin and Shoe Vanity Sizing

Yeah, I know. I neglected to mention that I’m finally a proud owner of Christian Louboutins!  The Prorata 90 mm pumps were purchased from a Christian Louboutin boutique in Hong Kong at the oh-so-hard-to-find size 34 (the similar-looking New Simple Pump starts at 35). Yes, size 34. Not 34.5 or size 35.  I don’t think […]

Webitor’s Picks: Colour Block Ruche Dress from INC International Concepts

E-commerce is back at The Bay!  Many of the brands found in the historic Canadian department store can now be bought right from the comfort of your home, office or local coffee shop, just with a click of a mouse.   Luxury labels found in The Room, however, are not available.  Anyway, I recently picked up […]

Black and White and a Touch of Colour: A Webitor’s Pick for Work

Below are our suggestions for a sophisticated summer look with black, white and a bit of colour. Try combining a white, cropped pant with a black, lightweight top and blazer, then add a colourful scarf. Can’t wear cropped pants to work? No problem. Try a sleek, white dress instead! More Kate Spade…   The pieces […]

Colourful Furs and 1980s Office Chic for Michael Kors’ F/W 2011 Collection

Cynthia Cheng Mintz  Celebrating his 30th anniversary this year, Michael Kors presented his Fall/Winter 2011 collection with a palette consisting predominantly of neutral greys, camels, whites and blacks along with a pop of colour (blushes, purple and two very eye-popping red pieces)  here and there for the women’s collection.  With both work-appropriate as well as evening, the styles […]

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