Contemporary and Elegant at LaMarque’s Toronto Fashion Week Debut

LaMarque made its Toronto Fashion Week debut on Tuesday with a gorgeous, wearable collection of looks which have a bit of classical, elegant inspiration, yet still very contemporary.  These classic looks are versatile and wearable, unlike many designers who seem to aspire to shock (but at the same time are showing pieces which are not […]

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 […]

Wear Bohomian Looks for Spring from RW&Co. NOW!

Boho is always cool for spring and RW&Co.’s latest pieces are no different.  These items, with their whimsical looks are great for a casual afternoon, whether you’re going to the movies, shopping or just having lunch with friends.  Some favourite pieces in the collection include: Cranberry Floral Dress & Black Floral Dress:     While […]

DelectablyChic!’s Six Picks from Banana Republic’s Mad Men Collection

Banana Republic’s collaboration collection with Mad Men costume designer, Janie Bryant debuted in stores and online today.  There are 65 pieces in total, for both men and women and range from dresses to suits as well as accessories.  Below are six of our favourite women’s pieces: Tie Neck Shirt in Dried Berry ($95 CDN; $89.50 […]

Designer Honours Mother and Aunt with ‘Sisters’ Collection

Wesley Badajak’s LOVAS Fall/Winter 2011 is called “Sisters” which honours his mother, Manda Badanjak and aunt, Marija Vejin, both immigrants from Croatia who arrived in the mid-1970s.  The collection, which is both influenced by the decade his family came to the country as well as his Croation roots, is very lady-like, with below-the-knee skirts, texture and patterns.      As we […]

Galliano Out at Dior: Report

Cynthia Cheng Mintz BREAKING NEWS: Galliano’s namesake show on Sunday has been CANCELLED!! John Galliano (left, arriving at the Cinema Against AIDS 2005 event at the Cannes Film Festival of that year), now known to be the Mel Gibson/David Hasselhoff/Charlie Sheen of the fashion industry for his videotaped anti-semetic rants has been officially fired from Dior.  He […]

NYFW: Feminine 80s Menswear Inspired Lace at Ruffian F/W 2011

Cynthia Cheng Mintz For Fall/Winter 2011, Ruffian is all about lace, with more than half the pieces containing this elegant material.  It is also very much 1980s inspired – not only are we seeing the lace, but also shoulder pads (the show opened with pieces that were inspired by formal menswear) as well as poofy numbers that remind many […]

Nicole Richie Inspired Wedding Gowns

Nicole Richie’s Marchesa wedding dress really caught our eye when pictures first surfaced after her December 11, 2010 wedding. Vintage chic with its yards of tulle and exquisite lace, this wedding dress is another 2010 celebrity wedding dress fav for us. ..(for more, please click here for Smartbride Boutique) Note:  This article was originally posted at […]

Spring Comes Early at Lula Lu Lingerie

Cynthia Cheng Mintz While spring clothing usually does come early in the fashion world – one often sees warm weather-ready clothing as early as late January or early February – Lula Lu Lingerie is launching spring just in time for the holiday season.  The first piece from Lula Lu’s Spring 2011 collection is being launched this month.  Called the Lightly Padded Push-Up […]

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