Fashion Must-Reads

Toronto Makes tells the stories of the city’s most inspiring creators

Writer, podcaster, and all-around cool gal Randi Bergman is launching her book Toronto Makes which tells the stories of over 50 inspiring creators from all disciplines. A beautiful object in itself, Toronto Makes is an inspiring tour through Toronto”s thriving makers scene Toronto Makes features over 50 of the city”s most exciting creative entrepreneurs sharing the stories behind [...]

September 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Herringbone Magazine Premiere Issue

There’s no shortage of fashion talent in Canada. Need proof? Look no further than new quarterly magazine Herringbone which launched its premiere issue for Winter 2013/14 with the gorgeous Alanna Zimmer on the cover. Helmed by Luis Zulayhka and Beatriz Juarez, the publication is filled with gorgeous editorials, illustrations and though-provoking feature articles – but don’t [...]

January 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

Must Read | Sign of the Times: The New Speed of Fashion, by Suzy Menkes

“But whoever said that logic and fashion make a good fit? As the fashion carousel spins ever faster, the concern is that, while the stream of newness never runs out, there’s going to be a good deal more crash and burn among designers in the future.” – Suzy Menkes Working directly with both emerging and established fashion designers over the many seasons I’ve been in [...]

August 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

Must Read: Fashion – The Definitive History of Costume and Style

I was lucky to get a preview of  Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style at the Bask-It Style Lounge during the Toronto International Film Festival a few weeks ago. I could have spend a good 10 hours flipping through the pages. It truly is the definitive history of costume and style and takes you through the ancient times all the way to today documenting various periods of [...]

September 26, 2012 // 2 Comments

Read This: FAJO Magazine

If you have checked out, FAJO Magazine yet, you really should. It’s full of some exclusive profiles on fashion industry professionals, including Jeanne Becker, David Dixon, celebrity makeup artist Paul Venoit (who I had the privilege to work with this year), David Clemmer (Judy Inc), and lots more great content. The second issue is now live and also contains profiles of designer Sid [...]

December 1, 2011 // 1 Comment

Fashion Must Read: Normal Gets You Nowhere by Kelly Cutrone

Perhaps it’s my upbringing or the fact I was an immigrant, but I’ve never felt “normal” or felt any pressures to be anything else but myself, to do the things I enjoyed and to dress the way I wanted. Now that’s not to say I didn’t have to take a path to get to that point, but once you arrive, there is a freedom in living the way you want to without feeling [...]

June 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

TFI News: Latest Issue Now Online!

The latest issue of TFI News contains all the recent industry news – it’s a must read for anyone in the fashion industry in Canada. (And that’s not because I’m also a contributor…) Some highlights in this issue include: TFI New Labels Update “The Toronto Fashion Incubator is seeking womenswear apparel designers who have been in business three years or [...]

December 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

TFI News Spring 2010 Issue

If you don’t know, I am the Managing Editor of TFI News and the Spring 2010 Issue of TFI News is now online! Catch up on all the latest industry news and happenings, including: the inside scoop on New Labels, the latest TFI and industry events, including the popular Promostyl Trend Forecasting Seminar, new mentors, top industry links, news, events, and lots more! A must-read for anyone [...]

May 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

There’s No Crying In Fashion*

I had no idea what I was in for when I picked up my Valentine’s Day present to myself, Kelly Cutrone‘s “If You Have to Cry, Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You”. I could not have asked for a better gift to myself to celebrate my singledom. Cutrone tells it like it is and is a major breath of fresh air in the vapid world of vanity and air kisses. [...]

February 16, 2010 // 6 Comments