Christophe ArchambaultGetty Images It’s a strange time to be in fashion; not just to write about it and consume it, but also to create it. Even the mind-blowing artistry of a haute couture show, where one-of-a-kind garments are sewn together by practiced hands with millions of tiny stitches, can only temporarily distract from the world’s
Photography courtesy of DiorWith the help of Ukrainian artist Olesia Trofymenko. By Jillian Morgan Date July 4, 2022 Facebook Twitter In Slavic folklore, nature holds special meaning. Above other flora, trees in particular were places of worship, with rituals and traditions around the tall woody plants dating back as far as the 10th century. The
Photography via Instagram/Off-WhiteIncluding a new clean cosmetics brand to add to your makeup kit. By Natasha Boateng Date July 2, 2022 Facebook Twitter Holt Renfrew carries the debut beauty collection from Off-White, Paperwork Photography via Instagram/Off-White Holt Renfrew is the exclusive Canadian department store carrier of the first-ever beauty collection from pioneering label Off-White, Paperwork.
Photography courtesy of MCMIncluding other collaborations with brands like Coach, Canada Goose and Rosie Assoulin. By Sarah Mariotti Date July 2, 2022 Facebook Twitter MCM collaborates with Crocs on two new styles Photography courtesy of MCM The famous resin clog is once again being revolutionized for the high fashion lot. German luxury brand MCM has
Marc Jacobs Fall 2022. Photography courtesy of Marc JacobsThe originators of genderless get-up can’t participate in the trend equally. By Alena Papayanis Date June 30, 2022 Facebook Twitter The first time Wang Newton dressed in drag, she was in a fedora and three-piece suit, dancing and singing to Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York.” A
Photo courtesy of ImaxTree.Add these radiant finds to your collection. By Ivy Tang Date July 1, 2022 Facebook Twitter Happy July! Can you believe we’re already heading into the second half of the year? Fittingly, people born in this summer month (aka Cancer and Leo) are bursting with radiance and passion. And what better to celebrate their
Givenchy’s seeing spots—literally. In the French fashion house’s second collaboration with the House of Mouse, creative director Matthew Williams is unveiling a limited-edition capsule adorned with the beloved pups from the 1961 animated hit 101 Dalmatians. (Fur coats not included. Sorry to disappoint, Cruella.) The collection, available to shop online and at select Givenchy locations
Graphic by Kayleen DicuangcoThis Pride season, let’s put our dollars toward LGBTQIA2S+-founded and -owned beauty brands that are championing and supporting queer communities year-round. By Pascale Diverlus Date June 30, 2022 Facebook Twitter Pride month welcomes us with colourful sidewalks, the strategically planned product launch and a month’s worth of rainbow washing. Even as many
You don’t have to follow the trends or be versed in sartorial history to see that 1990s style is influencing today’s looks in a big way. From slouchy denim and spaghetti straps to bucket hats and minimalist sunglasses, everything we loved about the decade’s effortlessly chic attitude is back—and all over our social media feeds.
Photography via ImaxTree.comThe Canadian designers behind Dsquared2 talk growing up in Toronto, dressing LGBTQIA2S+ icons, and what Pride means to them. By David Cassels Date June 30, 2022 Facebook Twitter Fashion saved the lives of Dan and Dean Caten. Twenty years before Dsquared2 was even an idea, the identical designer twins grew up in Toronto,
Social Sculpture: © Alaska Alaska, all others: © Gymnastics Art Institute; Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. If you ask Antwaun Sargent, walking into Virgil Abloh’s studio was like taking a trip into the many nautilus shell chambers of the late designer’s multi-disciplinary brain. “Takashi Murakami was
Roller skater, model and influencer Oumi Janta with her co-skaters at the adidas x Gucci Pop-up Store Opening Event in Germany. Photography courtesy of Getty ImagesThe fashion is almost as fun as the sport itself. By Natalie Michie Date June 30, 2022 Facebook Twitter Does the term “retro” mean anything anymore? With each new style
Alessandro Vigilante. PHOTOGRAPHY VIA IMAXTREE.COM“There are no more rules today about whose body or body type can go scantily clad.” By Connor Garel Date June 29, 2022 Facebook Twitter Is cut-out clothing the key to genderless expression? My mother used to complain about the cost of “incomplete clothing.” Made restless by our suburban neighbourhood, we
By the time Warren Lotas’ first store opened its doors in Los Angeles on a recent Saturday morning, hundreds of people had already queued up outside. Some had started camping out the night before, eager to get early access to a streetwear brand known for its namesake designer’s distinctive heavy metal-inspired, hand-painted illustrations and high-quality
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF L’ORÉAL PARISThe legendary actor has thrived in youth-obsessed Hollywood by being true to herself. By Natasha Boateng Date June 29, 2022 Facebook Twitter Andie MacDowell is many things — an actor, a model and a mother of three among them. But “a confident cook” has never been on that list. So, during
Coach is something of a fashion unicorn these days. Humble beginnings in mid-1940s New York established the brand as a no-nonsense leather goods maker. That legacy continued throughout the 20th century, and eventually, it was cemented as an American success story, one replete with pebbled leather and the signature “C” monogram print. More recently, however,
Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen, and Carla Bruni pose with Dontaella Versace at the Versace Spring 2018 show. Photography VIA ImaxtreeAs smiles begin to re-emerge on the runways, Annika Lautens explores the evolution of model moods. By Annika Lautens Date June 27, 2022 Facebook Twitter “You smile a lot” has become my
Amazon is a treasure trove of hidden gems. Nearly every day, it seems as if another beloved name brand pops up on the platform, or we come across a new in-house label whose stylish-yet-affordable offerings quickly go viral. But unbeknownst to many, the mega e-tailer has an under-the-radar section of luxury apparel and accessories that’s
Photography courtesy of Getty ImagesThe regressive decision comes at a time when fashion has never embraced individual freedom more. By Natalie Michie Date June 27, 2022 Facebook Twitter In many ways, designers are signalling the dawn of a new age. Dopamine dressing, the metaverse, gender fluid clothing and other trends have liberated fashion from its stuffy
It’s not just an aesthetic — it’s a lifestyle. By Ivy Tang Date June 27, 2022 Facebook Twitter Tennis season is here! Like many people, I picked up tennis during the pandemic to get some exercise and spend time outdoors. And lucky for me (and all of us), tenniscore is in full swing this summer.
Photography courtesy of ParadePlus Threads collaborates with Tynomi Banks and and Levi’s teams up with Reese Cooper. By Annika Lautens Date June 25, 2022 Facebook Twitter Parade launches a new collection of gender-fluid intimates Photography courtesy of Parade No matter your gender, cute underwear is a fundamental human right. Intimates brand Parade understands this, hence
Photography courtesy of Armani BeautyFrom the most cutting edge Dyson Airwrap to Glamzilla’s partnership with Nudestix, here’s what you missed this week. By Sarah Mariotti Date June 25, 2022 Facebook Twitter Regé-Jean Page fronts the Armani Code campaign Regé-Jean Page has just been named the newest face of Armani Code Parfum — a contemporary scent
Photography courtesy of Crown N’ Glory. Graphic by Leo TapelThis is Texture Talk, a column that deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from crowns of curls that are free flowing to strands that are tucked away in a protective style. By Lauren Knowles Date June 24, 2022 Facebook Twitter The textured-hair experience
Photography courtesy of Indi CityHow the Calgary-based brand’s laser-cut “Eagle Feather” earrings come to life. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date June 24, 2022 Facebook Twitter “Ancestral medicine is an idea that we can all share,” says Angel Aubichon, one-half of the Two-Spirit couple behind Indi City. “Medicine is anything that brings one health and a