Frocktail Party 2012: New Venue, More Sophistication, Same Awareness

This year’s Frocktail Party, the annual dress auction social in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, was held at the Arcadian Lofts at the Bay Queen Street, a move from the Burroughes Building location, where the event was held… Continue Reading

Designer Gowns for Rent at Rent Frock Repeat

Let’s face it.  Going out and looking fabulous can be very expensive.  And unless you’re a celebutante with an unlimited budget, designer gowns are pretty much out of the question, considering that people tend not to wear the same dress… Continue Reading

BASCHing it Up at LOVAS!

Wesley Badanjak presented his Fall/Winter 2012 LOVAS collection at 99 Sudbury, along with the relaunch of BASCH on March 6, 2012.  This marked the first BASCH presentation without Brandon Dwyer who, according to Toronto Life magazine, has left to work… Continue Reading

LG Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012: Likes and Dislikes

Well, it’s that’s a wrap.  The Spring/Summer 2012 collections are now over and boy, it was an amazing week.  A new location which takes us back tents gave it more of a fashion week feel.  Of course, accessibility for those… Continue Reading

Fly to Paradise with LOVAS Spring/Summer 2012

For Spring/Summer 2012, Wesley Badanjak’s LOVAS has a more fun, light-weight collection compared to “Sisters” for Fall/Winter 2011.  Influenced by his travels in the tropics, the collection was called “Birds of Paradise.”  And birds the models were.  In fact, there… Continue Reading

LG Fashion Week Highlights: Day 2

It’s the second day of LG Fashion Week and shows today include: Amanda Lew Kee, Joeffer Coac, Michi as well as the highly publicized Mercedes-Benz Startup show, featuring five up-and-coming Canadian designers. Amanda Lew Kee: Definitely a nod to tennis… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

LGFW Day 3 Highlights

Shows today include Micalla, a jewellery line based out of Montreal, as well as LOVAS, Comrags and KRANE Design.  Micalla, which was first to show, took place in the smaller studio space where model donning basic black walked down the… Continue Reading

LG Fashion Week – Jules Power, OR by angela chen, Pink Tartan and More

(Collections left to right:  Jules Power, OR by angela chen, LOVAS Wesley Badanjak and Pink Tartan) Jules Power:  Jules Power was the first show of the day.  The spring/summer collection is full of flowy tops, dresses as well as pants and… Continue Reading

Eleven Boutique Celebrates Fall With Shopping Party

Cynthia Cheng Mintz Yorkville’s Eleven Boutique held a fall shopping event on Wednesday to celebrate designers featured in the store.  The store, which is located on Cumberland, sells clothing and accessories from Canadian and international brands such as Pink Tartan,… Continue Reading