The Cantonese Guide to Criticizing Fashion

Non-Cantonese speakers are always asking me how to say “hello” in the language.  The truth is, there isn’t really a way to do so.  On the phone, one might say “wai?” but that’s not super-formal.  And “nay ho” and even “nay ho mah” isn’t appropriate all the time, either (a little bit too stuffy).  I […]

Hilary MacMillan Debuts Fall/Winter 2013

Hilary MacMillan presented her Fall/Winter 2013 collection at 99 Sudbury last Monday, a line that is fairly affordable, at the $150-$400 range, according to a Q&A.  DelectablyChic!, however, was unable to attend the show, so we could only judge the collection from photos sent to us. This collection, which consists of gorgeous, rich tones, ranging […]

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 […]

My Petite Camera: The Sony NEX 5N

For a very long time, I was shooting not only outfit pictures for this site, but runway and other fashion images for DelectablyChic! (and its predecessor, Prospere Magazine) using an advanced point-and-shoot.  However, I knew that if I wanted better pictures, I needed to invest in a better camera, something with interchangeable lenses.  I got […]

Fashion Week Epilogue: The ShOws at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto

On March 19 and March 20, four Canadian designers presented their Fall-Winter 2012 collects at the ShOws at the Ritz-Carlton, concept started by Pamela Fullerton for Canadian designers who’ve gone abroad to show back home.  For the Fall-Winter 2012 season, designers presenting were: David Szeto, Ruffian, Jean-Pierre Braganza and Jeremy Laing.  I was able to […]

The shOwsTO: Celebrating Art and Style

On Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14, Paola Fullerton Inc.’s TheShowsTO focused not only on fashion, but art as well.  Featuring designers as well as fashion-related film and speakers on art and trends, the two-day event, held at the Ritz-Carlton on Wellington Street.  Unlike LG Fashion Week, the “official” Fashion Week for Toronto, no […]

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