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Women supporting women this International Women’s Day

March 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

International Women’s Day (IDW) is this Sunday, March 8th! Are you ready to celebrate the women in your life? Did you know the first IWD gathering happened in 1911 with over a million people? This would have been well before many countries allowed certain women to vote, only New Zealand and Finland had introduced legislation allowing women to vote before then. [Read: When women got the [...]

One Day Only: CANFAR Fashion Pop Up: February 4

January 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

Some of Canada’s top fashion and accessory brands are coming together to support a charity that is dear to my heart: CANFAR, the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research. On Tuesday, February 4th, pop by the Four Seasons Hotel at 60 Yorkville Avenue between 11am and 6pm for an exclusive pop-up shop event featuring Canadian designers: Christopher Bates, Victory of the People, Alan [...]

Leopard is “back”- again (Psssttt… It’s not going anywhere)

January 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

According to Fashionista, leopard print is “back” as seen at the Paris Couture 2020 shows. But did it ever go away? Will it ever go away? No, no it won’t. Zebra and tiger may rear their heads once ever so often, but rest assured all your leopard print pieces can live fiercely in your wardrobe for years to come. Leopard print is a solid classic. So, in that feline spirit, I [...]

Prince’s late-career clothing designer Call & Response collaborate on an exclusive line of 1999-inspired apparel

December 9, 2019 // 1 Comment

Icons are never forgotten – they always live on through their legacy, especially in the case of The Purple One, Prince. His music is being re-released, you can now stream his catalogue through various services, and his unfinished autobiography, The Beautiful Ones, was just published. “Prince often wore vests as they can be stylish yet still feel open – allowing arms to be free [...]

Naeela Designs breaks down the stigma of sexual abuse through the beauty of brokenness in their creations

November 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

A survivor and thriver, handbag designer Naeela Chopra is breaking through the stigma surrounding sexual abuse survivors by opening up and expressing her healing process through Naeela Designs, her line of evening clutches and handbags. Launched in the Summer of 2019, Naeela Designs is inspiring and connecting women to embrace their strength and see how their own perceived [...]

8 brands you need to check out at INLAND this weekend

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Toronto’s favourite shopping pop-up INLAND is back this weekend with over 70 Canadian designers and beauty brands from Vancouver to Halifax! You don’t want to miss it! Bring your friends – and even your kiddies in strollers – there is room for everyone. And once you’re done shopping you can pop in for a snack or beverage at Ricarda’s. If you [...]

8 Must-Have Boots for Fall 2019

September 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Fall is here and what is fall without adding a few great pairs of booties or knee-high boots to your wardrobe? Or if you want to be more sustainable-minded these boot styles might be what you want to keep your eye on in consignment and thrift stores. Here are 8 stylish options from Canadian retailers which may make you fall in love with the season. [...]

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 [...]