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July 2019

Buy Canadian: Indie loungewear brand OKAYOK

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Toronto’s Junction area welcomed its most stylish addition to the neighbourhood this Spring with the opening of the OKAYOK work//shop at 40 Sousa Mendes Street. The celebrated indie label, founded in 2017 by locally renowned designer and entrepreneur Adrienne Butikofer, brings their playful contemporary loungewear to their dedicated customer base with their first permanent retail [...]

Hilary MacMillan extends sizes for Spring/Summer 2020!

July 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Curvy babes rejoice! Your favourite Canadian vegan womenswear brand Hilary MacMillan officially announced the extending of her sizes for Spring/Summer 2020 which will see select pieces available up to 4X and dress size 22! Famed for her range of feminist-themed varsity jackets – which have been available up to 4X for the past year – the designer is heeding the demand for [...]

In My Wardrobe: Rock ‘N Karma Comic Girl Dress

July 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Buying Canadian brands is a no-brainer – it helps stimulate the local economy, helps small businesses grow, and we’re just so spoiled for choice with some incredible brands who are offering some very cool and high-quality pieces. I spotted this awesome dress a little while back on the Rock ‘N Karma Instagram and fell in love. I kept going back to it, so when they posted it [...]

Popping Up: Aperol Bar in Toronto

July 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love a good Aperol Spritz – no matter what the New York Times says – so when I saw the much-loved Italian aperitivo brand popping up in my ‘hood, you know I had to go and check it out. If you want to live la dolce vita and feel like you’ve been transported to a private Mediterranean oasis, then Bar Aperol is your spot [...]

INLAND Fall 2019 is happening Sept 27 & 28!

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Canadian fashion lovers save the dates! Everyone’s favourite all-Canadian Fashion pop-up INLAND is returning this Fall on September 27 and 28! Designers interested in applying have until August 16 to connect with thousands of style-savvy shoppers over two days in the heart of Toronto’s fashion and entertainment district. Apply to exhibit [...]

Canada’s exclusive celebrity styling lounge The Salon at Stylist Box is now accepting designer applications

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Salon (formerly The Stylist Suite) is Canada’s exclusive celebrity styling and fashion showroom held during the Toronto International Film Festival® brought to you by Stylist Box Inc. (That would be my fab business partner Christian Dare and me!) This year we are celebrating our 7th annual event! So what is this magical wonderful dream closest? Well… The Salon is where [...]

How to pitch your fashion brand

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Love fashion and TV shows like CBC’s Dragon’s Den? You might want to check out this event. FGI Toronto is hosting a competition, The Pitch where five aspiring fashion designers have the opportunity to compete for a prize package worth $20,000 in services to help elevate their brand. I don’t know who the five designers are yet, but having judged an industry competition [...]