Lucian Matis Loot from the Pop-Up Shop at Shops at Don Mills

On Sunday, I made an impromptu brunch trip up to Shops at Don Mills after hearing about the Heart of Fashion pop-up shop, that was in support of North York General Hospital’s women’s mental health programs.  Heart of Fashion was… Continue Reading

Elle Canada’s Fashioniesta: Cars, Food, Shopping and Beauty!

Last week, I had went to Elle Canada’s style/meet-and-greet designers event at the Fermenting Cellar at Toronto’s Distillery District.  The event, called FashionIESTA (the event was a partnership with the 2014 Ford Fiesta) featured a bit of shopping, as well… Continue Reading

Black, Grey, White and Baileys Irish Cream at Lucian Matis

Lucian Matis presented his “main” collection off-site at the gorgeous One King West Hotel and Residence on March 22.  The event, which was sponsored in part by Baileys Irish Cream, kicked off with cocktails where guests mingled while sipping three… Continue Reading

Call of the Preppy Wild at Matis by Lucian Matis

This Project Runway Canada alum’s more “casual” line is always a show that I look forward to in Toronto.  Not only are prices more affordable than his “main” line, but the pieces definitely have more use…for the every day woman,… Continue Reading

Bright Colours and Wearability at Lucian Matis

For the first time, Lucian Matis showed both his “signature” (Lucian Matis) and “contemporary” (Matis by Lucian Matis) lines at World MasterCard Fashion Week.  The past few seasons saw Matis show his couture line outside of “main” Fashion Week.  Last… Continue Reading

World MasterCard Fashion Week Day 3 Highlights

Project Runway Canada alumnus Lucian Matis presented both his couture namesake collection as well as his ready-to-wear pieces Matis by Lucian Matis (more on that later).  Other designers today include Whitney Linen (a line of linen apparel with gorgeous pale… Continue Reading

Toronto Fashion Week A.I.N.I. (Amazing, Interesting and Needs Improvement)

Now that official Toronto Fashion Week has wrapped, it’s yet again, time to summarize what was good, what was so-so and what was well, not-so-good.   This season, I am calling it A.I.N.I (Amazing, Interesting and Needs Improvement).  As with last… Continue Reading

What I Wore at Toronto Fashion Week: A Week of Outfit Pics

I decided to post my week’s worth of Fashion Week outfits in one post rather than separate “Outfit of the Day” articles that everyone else seemed to be doing.  As usual, there was a lot of emphasis on wearing Canadian brands, so every day, I tried to incorporate at least ONE Canadian designer or brand […] Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading