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CAFTCAD Celebrates Costume with a star studded guest list during the Toronto International Film Festival

The Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) celebrated costumes in film and television last night in at The Spoke Club in Toronto. Over 300 esteemed members of the film and television industries, including directors, producers, actors, agents, and managers, as well as fashion and entertainment media and personalities gathered to honour the work of [...]

September 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition now offering $30,000 cash prize to emerging fashion designers

Finally! After three years, Mercedes- Benz Start Up (MBSU) is now offering up a cash prize of $30,000 to the winner of this year’s competition which is great news and brings it on par with the long-time running TFI New Labels, which I call the “original Project Runway”, run by the non-profit Toronto Fashion Incubator. To qualify, designers must have a registered Canadian [...]

June 18, 2014 // 1 Comment

Stella Artois Gifting Shoppe makes Father’s Day gift shopping easy

I always find it hard to find a great gift for my dad well at least something that’s not Frank Zappa related. (He’s a massive fan.) Thankfully for those who still have yet to find that perfect token of appreciatation to thank your dad for everything he does, there is the Stella Artois Gifting Shoppe which combines a curated selection of items from men’s retailer GOTSTYLE. From [...]

June 10, 2014 // 2 Comments

Starbucks x Band of Outsiders limited edition ceramic mugs now on sale

Starbucks has been doing some cool fashion collaborations as of late, including Christian Siriano, Jonathan Adler, Rodarte, Charlotte Ronson, and (my personal favourite) alice + olivia. This summer, Starbucks has teamed up with Band of Outsiders for its latest design collaboration. From the media release: “Inspired by designer Scott Sternberg’s favourite coffee slang, “drip,” [...]

June 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Find Your Treasure at CAFTCAD’s Lucky 13th Movie Wardrobe Sale

The Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume & Arts Design (CAFTCAD) celebrates the 13th season of their bi-annual Movie Wardrobe Sale (MWS) on Saturday, May 31st at Pinewood Toronto Studios at 225 Commissioners Street from 9am – 5pm.Over 1,000 attendees are expected to take advantage of the resourcefulness of Toronto’s wardrobe departments to hunt through thousands [...]

May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

BOSS Woman and BOSS Man Fall/Winter 2014 Preview

Hugo Boss recently previewed their Fall/Winter 2014 BOSS Woman and BOSS Men to stylists and media at The Spoke Club in Toronto. A textile dream with furs, tweed, silks, wool, and metallics. Designer Jason Wu, who was named Creative Director for the womenswear line in June of last year, is taking the line in a beautiful, luxurious direction. Watch the BOSS Woman Fall/Winter 2014 runway show [...]

May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Must Attend Event: TFI New Labels Competition – Tickets 95% sold out!

Each year I am always curious to find out who the four future fashion design stars will be competing for the Most Promising New Label in the Toronto Fashion Incubator‘s TFI New Labels Competition. As Canada’s longest running design competition, which started in 1992, it has kickstarted the careers of  many of Canada top design talent, including Juma, Sid Neigum, Sarah Stevenson, [...]

April 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Tanya Kim creates t-shirt for the Ontario SPCA

There is nothing better you can do as a personality to use your fame and influence to help others; as is the case with the fab eTalk host Tanya Kim who recently partnered with the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) to create a custom t-shirt, with all proceeds benefiting the care and well being of animals in Ontario. The cute grey t-shirts features an [...]

February 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

Celebrate 10 years of Guilty Pleasures at the Drake Hotel

There are two F words I love when they come together: Food and fashion, even better when the come together to support a great organization: the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI). This year celebrates the 10th annual Guilty Pleasures event at the Drake Hotel on Saturday, February 1, 2014. For a ticket of $49 (plus tax and tip), guests can enjoy yummy brunch treats with a strolling brunch (where [...]

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Best dressed at the People’s Choice Awards

While traditionally not as glamourous as other award ceremonies, at the People’s Choice Awards last night white ruled the red carpet. Though we may not agree with some of the people’s choices, we can agree that there were some great looks.  Who are your choices for best dressed last night? Photo credits: Getty [...]

January 9, 2014 // 0 Comments