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

March 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Toronto celebrates Fashion’s Night Out 2012

September 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Top up that credit card, grab your besties and hop around some of Toronto’s best shops to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out! Toronto retailers have been slow in the past in registering for Fashion’s Night Out (FNO), but not this year. Social media is all a flutter over VOGUE‘s recession buster coming to Toronto in a big way, but it’s not the first time that it has [...]

The Wizard of Oz: Evan Biddell

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, I popped by Oz Studios – fashion designer Evan Biddell and photographer Joseph Fuda’s boutique gallery at 134 Ossington Avenue. It was a bussling place for a Sunday afternoon with a few (yet-to-be-named) of his models there for fittings for his show for Toronto’s Alternative Arts & Fashion Week show, Refined on Thursday, April 22nd at 9:00pm. Evan’s [...]

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 [...]