Taking a Gap Year and Immigrant Parents

Reading that Malia Obama is taking a year off before going to university, had me thinking about gap years.  I graduated from high school a long, long time ago.  In the last century.  When I graduated back in the late… Continue Reading

Toronto Goes Glam for Film Industry at TIFF 2013

While fashion in New York may be all about Spring 2014, Toronto is in high gear for the upcoming awards season for film.  From September 5 to 15, many of the film industry’s elite, including actors, directors, producers and more… Continue Reading

Real Italian Fashion in the 905: That’s Italy Opens

Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to preview pieces available at Vaughan’s newest shopping experience, That’s Italy Fashion District (aka That’s Italy).  However, instead of going up to the store itself, select pieces from the store were brought to… Continue Reading

Cynthia’s Banana Republic Mad Men Collection Loot!

I walked into the Yorkdale store expecting disappointment, that it was going to be like last time, where there were NO PETITES AVAILABLE.  Turned out I was wrong.  Sort of.  As noted in the earlier post, there were only three… Continue Reading

Versace for H&M: Will You Be Waiting?

The Versace for H&M collaboration hits stores in Canada this weekend (launched today in Europe).   I’m probably going to line up, but I know that it’s going to be a zoo.  In fact, I’m expecting concert tickets style lines by… Continue Reading

Barbara Bui at The Bay Queen Street

French designer Barbara Bui was on hand at The Bay, Queen Street on Thursday discussing her line with Canadian fashion personality, Jeanne Beker.  Guests were treated to delicious appetizers prior to the discussion and were entertained by a DJ.  The… Continue Reading

H&M Gets Inclusive…In Europe, That Is

Ye, that’s right, plus sizes are back at everyone’s favourite fast fashion store, H&M.  Called Inclusive, the line features both regular sized clothing and plus.  According to most reports, it ranges from “size 32-54″ which translates to size 2 to 24… Continue Reading