Fashion

We gathered today to witness the historical inauguration of President Joe Biden and our first female, South Asian, and Black Vice President Kamala Harris. And through sobbing tears of relief, Ella Emhoff’s sparkly coat offered yet another bright spot from today’s events. While most attendees chose solid colors and monochromatic outfits—purple, in particular, being significant—Emhoff
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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 20, 2021 Facebook Twitter Following Melania Trump’s farewell ensemble of all-European designers earlier this morning, American fashion designers got a major shoutout at the 2021 Inauguration ceremony. President-elect Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and Douglas Emhoff all wore pieces by
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Photography courtesy of Instagram/@thredup.From fit to fabrication to fashion weeks, there’s lots to look forward to By Odessa Paloma Parker Date January 20, 2021 Facebook Twitter “I tend to have rose-coloured glasses when looking at the industry,” says Toronto-based journalist and Electric Runway founder, Amanda Cosco. Her view of the fashion world is not only
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You know the one. By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 19, 2021 Facebook Twitter If you’ve opened TikTok even once in the last couple of weeks (even just for a minute), then you’ve definitely heard 17-year-old Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single, “Drivers License.” The hard-to-miss track appeared seemingly out of nowhere and is now impossible to
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Under normal circumstances, asking the question, “How are you?” would likely render a habitual response. “Fine.” But as 2020—and the first few weeks of 2021—proved, there’s nothing normal about the current state of the world. Posing the same question to the famed fashion editor and author of The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir, André Leon Talley
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Sidia Set in Smoke Tree (Olive), $198, sidiathebrand.com.“No one wants to wear jeans in their own home.” By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 18, 2021 Facebook Twitter If you need to build a millennial brand, you call Erin Kleinberg. The Canadian marketer/designer/creative visionary has advised everyone from established luxury houses to Instagram-famous start-ups on how to
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Photography via instagram.com/@allyoucanface By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 18, 2021 Facebook Twitter Between the emergence of “maskne” (a word we’d never heard of a year ago but is now a part of our daily vocabulary) and more time spent in front of screens than ever before, not to mention the sleepless nights spent doom-scrolling,
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Photography courtesy of Instagram/@chaseclaypool.Brands from Vancouver and Toronto made the cut. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Local style inspo is everywhere on social these days, from the ultra-glam get-up donned by Canada’s Drag Race winner Priyanka, to football player Chase Claypool sporting Sevin Kasran (plus a heap of luxury labels).
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Courtesy of H&M x Simone Rocha In the eyes of H&M and Simone Rocha, looking chic should be a family affair. Following previous collaborations with Giambattista Valli and Johanna Ortiz, H&M is launching a new collection with London-based fashion designer Simone Rocha this March. While a full preview of the collection isn’t available just yet,
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By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 15, 2021 Facebook Twitter The first Nordstrom Canada Pop-In event of 2021 is all about self-love. The Pop-In, the department store’s name for its series of themed pop-up events held in-store, will feature lingerie and loungewear brands with a focus on inclusive sizing and shades, sustainable fabrics and ethical production.
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Back in September 2020 before election results were announced (and baselessly questioned), Believe in Better merchandise was launched in support of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, urging everyone to vote. Designers from Thom Browne to Carly Cushnie backed the campaign in support of the candidates. Now that the inauguration is on the
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Photography by Ben Toms By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Carrying on an impressive 17-year-long (!) tradition of designer collaborations, H&M has announced that its latest partnership is with London-based fashion designer, Simone Rocha. The collection will include womenswear, menswear and childrenswear, making it the first time the designer has delved
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At the beginning of quarantine, everyone hopped on Instagram Live, including the fashion industry. Designers sought out new ways to connect with their customers digitally in every form imaginable. They streamed concerts performed by brand ambassadors. Digital workshops were held on Zoom, teaching us how to illustrate like an artist. Your favorite creative directors shared
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Photography by D. Picard A Toronto psychedelic therapy clinic has been selected as a trial site for a new study on MDMA-assisted therapy for eating disorders. By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Can MDMA-assisted therapy help treat eating disorders, like anorexia? That’s what a new study, funded by the U.S.-based non-profit Multidisciplinary
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She was Prince’s muse, a former member of President Obama’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, inspired a documentary, starred in a Disney film…and so much more. As the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is a legend. She broke the ballerina mold and fought for diversity on and
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