Breeyn McCarney’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland

March 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Fashion designer Breeyn McCarney presented Hard-Boiled Wonderland, her fall/winter 2010 collection from her signature line and her first independent fashion show on Thursday, March 18, 2010 amid the grand interior of Toronto’s historic Courthouse at 57 Adelaide Street East in Toronto. Inspired by “The Ruins of Detroit” – a recent photographic project by Yves Marchand and Romain [...]

Socially Springing at Buy Design

March 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Of all the events that happen throughout the year, Buy Design for Windfall is my absolute favourite! (All you have to do is say is “dress up theme party” and I am there!) This year, on Saturday, April 10 at 8:00pm, the Buy Design team (who include a lot of fabulous people in the fashion industry) is taking us back to the dirty thirties post-depression era where the Fermenting [...]

Magnolia Seeks Part-Time Sales Associate

March 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Magnolia is looking for an experienced part-time sales associate. Details: Start date: April 2010 Schedule: mostly weekend shifts Experience: at least 2 year experience in retail Salary: Base salary (negotiated according to qualifications) + monthly commission and an employee discount Please submit resumes and cover letters to for consideration. Only those [...]

Win Passes to LG Fashion Week!

March 15, 2010 // 25 Comments

The lovely people at Highroad Communications have given me one pair of General Admission passes to LG Fashion Week courtesy of LG Canada. The passes are good for four days of afternoon shows before 6:00pm starting Monday, March 29th until Thursday, April 1st.  A great way for you and a guest to get a glimpse into what Canadian designers have in store for Fall/Winter 2010! How to win: Tell [...]

Fresh Face: Frances Coombe

March 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

While casting for Breeyn McCarney‘s upcoming fashion show, I received a call from agent Matti Gidilevich of Elite Models telling me about a girl who I am going to fall in love with. I love Matti – he’s one of  my favourite agents in the city so I trust him when he tells me to keep my eye out for a girl. No sooner had I hung up on him when a tall, wide-eyed beauty walked in [...]

Interview With An Intern: Nadia Ali at People’s Revolution

March 13, 2010 // 86 Comments

I have a feeling a lot of Toronto’s fashion community is cramming this weekend reading Kelly Cutrone‘s novel “If You Have to Cry, Go Outside” in preparation of the author and owner of the People’s Revolution‘s visit to the Eaton Centre’s Indigo on Monday, March 15 at 7:00pm. Loved that book! And love her reality show, Kell On Earth – which for [...]

Breeyn McCarney FW10 Look Book Preview

March 8, 2010 // 1 Comment

Here is a preview of last weekend’s shoot for Breeyn McCarney‘s Fall/Winter 2010 look book shoot with Mike Lewis. We’re only 10 days away from the show on Thursday, March 18th. We have some fabulous models (including Jessica seen here), some great gift bag items and a few more fun things under our belts. This is a BIO (by invitation only events), but if you are media or [...]

[FAT] 2010 Volunteer Search

March 7, 2010 // 1 Comment

Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion Week [FAT] is a platform for inventive, pioneering and contemporary expression. This annual multi-arts event features 200 national and international fashion designers, visual artists, bands and performers each year. The festival delivers a packed schedule of runway shows, live performances, music, photography exhibits, video screenings and installation [...]

Art of Fashion: Event Curator

March 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Art of Fashion is looking for an Event Curator for their annual event.  The Event Curator is responsible for the interpretation and overall visual presentation of the Art of Fashion Design Competition & Trunk Show “Fashion meets Art Exhibit”. The Curator is responsible for selecting the participants and will act as a liaison with contractors and suppliers during planning and [...]