Toronto-based Knix creates first-ever lingerie campaign exclusively featuring women over 50

Growing up in the ’80s and being obsessed with fashion and beauty advertising, most of the body types I was exposed to as a young girl were fitness bodies a la Jane Fonda and the statuesque supermodels like Cindy Crawford. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Valeria (@ladies_from_the_eighties) It wasn’t until 2004, when I saw an ad featuring women of different ages and [...]

March 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

8 brands you need to check out at INLAND this weekend

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 [...]

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

One hundred years of pretty under things at the Design Exchange’s Lingerie Française exhibit

It’s actually amazing to look back on how fashion has changed over the past 100 years, but while our clothing might be what historians will look at first, it’s really the lingerie of the past century that made our silhouettes what they were. Last week I took a trip to one of my favourite venues in the city, the Design Exchange for Lingerie Française – a retrospective [...]

October 1, 2013 // 1 Comment