It’s New York Fashion Week and I Don’t Care…

In fact, I have no plans to watch anything they’re streaming.  I just don’t seem to care anymore.  It’s not that I don’t like clothing or because I feel like the styles don’t apply to me, it’s just that it’s… Continue Reading

Nordstrom Eaton Centre Pre-Open Gala

Nordstrom held a pre-opening gala at their Eaton Centre store on Wednesday featuring shopping, fashion shows as well as delicious bites.  Proceeds, which totalled over $270,000, are going to various organizations including the Hospital for Sick Children, Covenant House and… Continue Reading

The Death of the Skinny Jean Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

People have been predicting the death of the skinny jean for years.  In fact, they say that the fall season is most definitely the end.  After all, New York fashion editors have been photographed wearing anywhere from flares to boot… Continue Reading

Fashion Week….Burn Out?

Fashion Week, Toronto Fashion Week

Toronto Fashion Week starts next Monday.  Yes, it’s now “officially” called Toronto Fashion Week.   I’m looking forward to the Fall/Winter 2016 shows.  Kind of.  I don’t know.  Many of my favourites are back (though Pink Tartan is NOT showing for… Continue Reading

OMG! Different-Sized Barbies!

Barbie finally comes in different body types!  Including petite!  I know media are going to focus on “curvy” Barbie, because that’s what media (and body image activists) do, but it’s important to highlight other non-“standard” (whatever that means) sizing as… Continue Reading

DelectablyChic!’s Favourite OOAK Christmas 2015 Exhibitors

The One of a Kind Show kicked off Thursday at the EnerCare Centre (formerly known as the Direct Energy Centre) at Exhibition Place. For those of us looking for holiday items, especially items to add to the tree (or, if… Continue Reading

World MasterCard Fashion Week: October 19-23

Toronto’s World MasterCard Fashion Week starts next Monday, October 19.  DelectablyChic! will be covering some of the shows – namely select presentations on October 19-21, possibly other days as well.  In addition to runway and studio presentations, we will also… Continue Reading

Petite Designer Donna Thach and Her Line, Black Turtle

Black Turtle, petite, petite designers, petite lines

Cynthia’s note:  I recently had the opportunity to speak with Donna Thach of Black Turtle, a new petite-focused line of office-appropriate pieces.  The line is currently only available for purchase online, and, unfortunately, does not deliver internationally yet.  Soon!!! Donna… Continue Reading