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Interview With A Buyer

March 2, 2010 // 31 Comments

I met the delightful owner of Magnolia, Juan Carlos Gaona at the one-year anniversary of his womenswear boutique in November where we instantly connected. He is a true gentleman, a wonderful and caring friend, and a proud supporter of Canadian talent. I recently asked him to share a few thoughts with me on the process he takes when he is selecting lines to carry in his store. He gave me a [...]

The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

March 1, 2010 // 1 Comment

Talk about a genius rebranding campaign! Old Spice’s recent commercial, “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” is one of the best commericals I’ve seen in the longest time. It’s that magic combination of imaginative writing, fantastic casting, and an incredibly strong creative team. And it was filmed all in one shot! True brilliance. Here it is for those who [...]

Volunteers Needed For Breeyn McCarney Fashion Show

February 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Magnet Creative is looking for enthusiastic and reliable fashion show and public relations volunteers for Breeyn McCarney‘s  FW10 fashion show happening in Toronto on Thursday, March 18. Great for anyone needing extra coop hours or looking to build their resume! POSITIONS AVAILABLE FRONT OF HOUSE Public Relations Assistants Guest list sign in Gift Bag Assembly Greeters Seaters [...]

Follow Me

February 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

When Twitter first launched I couldn’t get the classic underground house song, Aly-Us – “Follow Me” out of my head for the first few months. Over a year later, and it’s back in my head again. The reason why? Magnet Creative is now on Twitter! Now, who wants to do the bus stop with me on the dancefloor? Follow me… Follow [...]

Intern Opportunity at Maison and Beatrice Holloway

February 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Maison and Beatrice Holloway are womens contemporary collections based out of Toronto featured in Lucky, InStyle, People, DailyCandy, and Vogue. They are looking for some energetic and reliable fashion design interns (1-2 days/week, 6-8 hours a day) who are serious about honing their skills in the real world. Tasks include: marker making cutting and sewing/serging of samples (depending on [...]

FGI Seeks Communications & Membership Facilitator

February 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Toronto Chapter of Fashion Group International (FGI) is looking for a Communications & Membership Facilitator. Duties include: board liaison administrative duties event registration and logistics must attend and take minutes for monthly board meetings act as an ambassador for FGI This is a part-time paid position. Please send your CV to:  Michelle Calvert: michelle@fgitoronto.org [...]

There’s No Crying In Fashion*

February 16, 2010 // 6 Comments

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. [...]

TFI Hiring Full-time Business Development Manager

February 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Position: TFI Business Development Manager Submission Deadline: February 25, 2010 5:00 pm (EDT) Location: Toronto, ON Position Type: Full Time – Salaried Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) has created a new Business Development Manager position. Reporting to the Executive Director, we are looking for an experienced person to plan, execute and monitor an integrated sales and marketing [...]

Bijouxbead Embraces Valentine’s at Magnolia

February 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Magnet Creative Management‘s first event: Embrace Valentine Cocktail took place on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 7pm till 10pm at Magnolia, 333 Eglinton Avenue West. The special Valentine’s event featured the wearable art of Bijouxbead by designer Darlene Martin who was there in person to greet guests. The store was packed with a fashionable crowd sipping pink sparkling wine and [...]

Spot 6 Management Turns 1 Today

February 11, 2010 // 2 Comments

Congratulations to Cynthia Cully and team at Spot 6 Management. The Toronto-based modelling agency celebrated their one-year anniversary today. Visit www.Spot6Management.com to view their roster of pretty [...]