TFI Press and Buyers’ Brunch: Some Favourites

The Toronto Fashion Incubator’s Press and Buyers’ Brunch offers designers, whether it be fashion or accessories, the chance to speak directly with the press and buyers and has been held at every Toronto Fashion Week for a number of seasons. … Continue Reading

Anu Raina: Birds and the City

Gimmicky and tacky are two adjectives one thinks of when they hear that a designer is showing a collection filled with city maps and skylines.  However, this was not the case for Anu Raina’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection, which is filled… Continue Reading

Joe Fresh: Faux Fur and a Little Stylin’ for Fall

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Joe Fresh has changed.  When it first launched, it was full of basics – very “normcore” as one might call it in 2014 and very suburban family.  It was “Minivan Life.”  Of course, what would one expect from a line… Continue Reading

Matière Noire and Malorie Urbanovitch: A Contrast

Last season, for the first time ever, two winners were crowned winners of the Mercedes-Benz Start-up competition, a Canada-wide program which gives young, up-and-coming designers a chance to elevate their brand through networking, working with “industry insiders” and more.  Each… Continue Reading

Mikhael Kale: Rocker Chick and Folding Napkins

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The tents may have been freezing, but World MasterCard Fashion Week kicked off yesterday afternoon with Mikhael Kale’s show in the studio space.  The collection was full of ruffly embellishments, inspired napkins, as well as metals (the napkin ring).  In… Continue Reading

Maison Matthew Gallagher: Channelling the Riviera

Judging from the sophisticated, elegant looks, it’s hard to believe that Matthew Gallagher is still in his 20s.  His sophomore season at World MasterCard Fashion Week, once again, this collection is not for the 20-something party girl.  Inspired by the… Continue Reading

Handsome Girls, Rockers and Boho Chic with Beaufille

Designing siblings Chloé and Parris Gordon have been gracing the tents of World MasterCard Fashion Week/LG Fashion Week for several seasons with their line, Chloé comme parris has rebranded.  Their new line, called Beaufille (“handsome girl”) launched at World MasterCard… Continue Reading

Tips on What to Wear to World MasterCard Fashion Week

World MasterCard Fashion Week is upon us and I am sure many Toronto area bloggers and other fashionistas are spending the weekend deciding what to wear for the entire week.  My tip?  BE  COMFORTABLE!  Yes, it’s great to wear attention-grabbing… Continue Reading

Fashion Week: The Amazing, Interesting and Needs Improvement – Fall 2013 Edition

Yes, it’s time once again.  This was my ninth time  covering Toronto Fashion Week (I say Toronto Fashion Week because it’s been under several brands since I started back in 2009, ranging from L’Oreal to LG and now, World MasterCard),… Continue Reading