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Alexander McQueen Launches Mushroom-Insp...

Photograph courtesy of Alexander McQueen“We exist as individual, individual entities on one level, but we are much more powerful connected to each other.” By Natalie Michie March 16, 2022 Towering piles of mulch were artfully laid out in a Brooklyn warehouse this week to form a runway for Alexander McQueen’s fall/winter collection. Creative director Sarah […]

The Batman, the Catsuit, and Fashion’s F

Photograph courtesy of Warner Bros. & DC ComicsFashion’s love affair with felines keeps the catsuit’s cultural motto alive. By Natalie Michie March 15, 2022 When it comes to the femme fatale archetype, Catwoman reigns supreme. The complex character – who distinguishes between villain and anti-hero – represents power, independence and perseverance. All of these traits […]

Quannah Chasinghorse Fronts Mackage for ...

Photograph by Tyler MitchellIncluding the completion of Dior’s 30 Avenue Montaigne makeover and a collection of Paris Hilton-approved sunglasses. By Sarah Mariotti March 12, 2022 Quannah Chasinghorse Presents Mackage Spring 2022 Campaign Photograph by Tyler Mitchell Mackage Spring/Summer 2022 Protect What Grounds You campaign is here, featuring model and activist Quannah Chasinghorse. Photographed by Tyler […]

Valentino’s Pink Parade + Other Moments

Photograph by Getty ImagesNot to mention Balenciaga’s trendy snow globe and Chanel’s ode to tweed. By Annika Lautens, Jillian Morgan Date March 9, 2022 There is still something about Paris. Despite all the cities, content creators and social media platforms, Paris Fashion Week remains the jewel in the crown. This is where the industry’s top […]

Jasmine Fares on Muslim influence, repre...

Photograph courtesy of Jasmine Fares“I wanted to create a brand that would solve the problem that I had been facing for so long.” By Zainab Damji Date March 9, 2022 Influencers are arguably some of the most compelling (and perhaps polarizing) public figures of the digital age. They review the hottest products, share endless outfit […]

Levi’s launches a collection with the Si

Photograph courtesy of The Simpsons x Levi’s CollaborationIncluding how Indigenous Tourism BC and Ecologyst are hoping to slow down the pace of fashion and travel, and Amazon is launching its private shopping brand. By Sarah Mariotti Date March 5, 2022 The simpsons and Levi’s team up for clothing Photograph courtesy of Levi’s x The Simpsons […]

The March 2022 beauty launches you need ...

Photograph courtesy of Dries Van Noten. Including spring-ready skincare, a makeup collection from Dries Van Noten and a sexy new YSL fragrance. By Megan Kirkwood Date March 2, 2022 It’s that funny time of year when we’re anticipating fall/winter beauty trends while dreaming up the looks we’ll (hopefully) soon come up with for spring. Enter […]

The Yeezy Gap and Balenciaga crossover +...

Photography courtesy of Yeezy GapIncluding OVO’s collaboration with Disney and how Bottega Veneta puts a green screen in your pocket. By Sarah Mariotti Date February 26, 2022 Yeezy Gap and Balenciaga put on a show Photography courtesy of Yeezy Gap February 23 in Miami, Kanye West’s 2 The release party not only excited music lovers, […]

Viral Moments from London Fashion Week F...

Photograph courtesy of Harris ReedPlus, Erdem channels 1930s nightlife and Richard Quinn models parade (hint, hint). By Annika Lautens Date February 23, 2022 London will always be the cool, artistic kid on the fashion week schedule. You know that one – the effortless “it” girl at school who always looked like she wasn’t trying but […]

Exclusive: Knix Releases New Film Starri...

Photograph courtesy of Lian Benoit/KnixFASHION exclusively shares Knix’s new film, released during the AdWeek Challenger Brands Summit ahead of International Women’s Day. By Jillian Morgan Date February 23, 2022 A chorus of celebrities – namely Chrissy Tiegen, Serena Williams, Halsey and other public figures — have reframed the pregnancy conversation in recent years, waking up […]

Mejuri and Jenna Lyons Collaborate on Wo...

Jenna Lyons. Photograph courtesy of MejuriNoura Sakkijha, co-founder of the fine jewelry brand, talks about the company’s International Women’s Day campaign, its collaboration with J.Crew royalty and the enduring appeal of polished basics. By Jillian Morgan Date February 22, 2022 Mejuri and Jenna Lyons are a match made in minimalist heaven. Lyons herself was a […]

Alberta Ferretti Collabs with Wolford + ...

Photograph courtesy of WolfordAdditionally, PH5 is coming to SSENSE and Jenny Bird is launching her new collection. By Annika Lautens Date February 19, 2022 Alberta Ferretti collaborates with bodywear brand Wolford Photograph courtesy of Wolford Who said hosiery had to be basic? For Alberta Ferretti’s collaboration with Wolford, the Italian designer challenged that assumption and […]

A Hollywood Makeup Artist’s Men’s Groomi

Photo by James Devaney/GC Images.The latest men’s grooming trends to snag now. By Megan Kirkwood Date February 18, 2022 Gone are the days when male celebrities shy away from a little men’s grooming, like a well-placed concealer or hairspray before stepping on the red carpet. “Now my clients come in and say, ‘Make me look […]

Rihanna ushers in a new era of maternity...

Photograph courtesy of Getty ImagesRiRi is rewriting the rules. By Natalie Michie Date February 15, 2022 When it comes to maternity style, Rihanna isn’t here to play by a prescribed set of rules. And are we surprised? After all, she’s the woman who announced her pregnancy on Jan. 31 with a street-style photo shoot in […]

Zarif Design: Founder Zolakyha Sherzad t...

Photograph courtesy of Fatimah Hossaini/Zarif Design“Fashion, to me, is really about the people behind the craftsmanship.” By Swidda Rassy Date February 14, 2022 Known for its vibrant colors, detailed embroidery and exquisite silk fabric, the traditional afghan chapan, a long coat worn by many men in Central Asia, is Afghan-American designer Zolaykha Sherzad’s bestseller. New […]

Jimmy Choo and Mugler collaborate + More...

Photograph by Harley WeirIncluding an initiative that provides winter coats to Indigenous youth in northwestern Canada and V-Day merchandise from Adidas x Ivy Park. By Sarah Mariotti Date February 12, 2022 Jimmy Choo and Mugler design a shoe collection Photograph by Harley Weir A new haute couture collaboration is on the way. In a collection […]

Inventing Anna: Julia Garner Talks Serie...

Photograph courtesy of NetflixIn addition, the star of the series recounts his meeting with the real Anna Sorokin in prison. By Mariska Fernandes Date February 11, 2022 Shonda Rhimes’ new Netflix series Invent Anna is every bit as engaging, entertaining, and binge-worthy as it sounds. Based on Jessica Pressler’s 2018 viral New York magazine article“How […]

Canadian brand Smythe opens its first ph...

Photograph courtesy of SmytheWhat could this mean for the future of IRL shopping? By Sarah Mariotti Date February 9, 2022 This week, the doors of an alluring boutique in Toronto’s Summerhill neighborhood opened wide, welcoming new and long-time customers to browse its selection of impeccably tailored blazers, jackets and other wardrobe essentials. . Womenswear brand […]

Balletcore is set to be this year’s bigg

Natalie Portman on the set of “Black Swan”. Photograph courtesy of Marcel Thomas/FilmMagicComfort meets drama in this 2010s-inspired style resurgence. By Natalie Michie Date February 9, 2022 At a time when life is less like Nutcracker and more like Swan Lake, channeling the off-duty ballerina can feel like an elegant escape. Enter balletcore. For months […]

Christian Louboutin Angels Expands Size ...

Photograph courtesy of Christian LouboutinAdditionally, Moose Knuckles is collaborating with Eckhaus Latta and Guo Pei is coming to the Fairmont Pacific Rim. By Annika Lautens Date February 5, 2022 Louboutin Angels is synonymous with inclusivity Photograph courtesy of Christian Louboutin “What I like about angels is that they don’t have sex but they are still […]

Copenhagen Fashion Week 2022 Street Styl...

Photograph courtesy of ImaxTree.It was a really colorful Scandinavian affair. By Ivy Tang Date February 3, 2022 Copenhagen Fashion Week (the undeniable Cool Girl of all fashion weeks) is back for 2022! The city streets are teeming with industry insiders, fashion enthusiasts, photographers and more for the fall/winter season. As usual, Danes enjoy dressing to […]

Chainmail Fashion is the Next Regencycor...

Photograph courtesy of Dave Benett/Getty ImagesIt’s time to arm up. By Natalie Michie Date February 2, 2022 A chainmail mini dress has long been the It Girl party uniform. But in 2022 we wear flat armor. A little history lesson: in 1999, models Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss engaged in the coordination Versace metallic dresses. […]

How the R&B singer HER learned to love h

Photograph courtesy of L’Oréal ParisIn addition, the essentials without which she will not leave the house. By Megan Kirkwood Date February 1, 2022 The R&B singer HER has racked up the accolades. Last year alone, she nabbed two Grammys, including Song of the Year (she already has several nominations for 2022) and an Oscar for […]

A look at the Hugo Boss rebrand + More f...

Photograph courtesy of Hugo BossIncluding a limited edition Joe Fresh x Sasha Exeter line of activewear and Canada Goose’s latest Project Atigi collection. By Sarah Mariotti Date January 29, 2022 Hugo Boss undertakes a rebranding Photograph courtesy of Hugo Boss Hugo Boss ushers in a new era. Focused on a more playful and relaxed aesthetic […]

Couture Week 2022: the most viral moment...

Photograph courtesy of Jean Paul GaultierFrom creatures on the catwalk to gold-headed handbags, this season was made for social media. By Annika Lautens, Jillian Morgan Date January 28, 2022 Viral moments are fashion’s most coveted currency (after, you know, real currency). Now, creators understand that most of us consume fashion week content from our social […]

FKA Twigs Revisit Their Roots In Reflect...

Photograph courtesy of OrographThe singer’s new mixtape is an alluring introspective journey. By Dina Lobo Date January 27, 2022 Listen to the new FKA Twigs mixtape Caprisongs, where sound bytes appear at the start or end of almost every track, you may feel like you’re hiding between the pages of his personal musings or overhearing […]

Penny Lane coat: where to buy this winte...

Photograph courtesy of Raymond Hall/GC ImagesThe perfect jacket doesn’t exist– By Natalie Michie Date January 26, 2022 There aren’t many things that get me excited about enduring a long, cold winter, but a Penny Lane coat is one of them. The cozy garment, with its signature fur cuffs and cuffs, has long been a staple […]

Dior’s Spring/Summer 2022 Couture collec

Photograph courtesy of DiorDesigned by Maria Grazia Chiuri, the collection is a love letter to the workshop. By Jillian Morgan Date January 24, 2022 Dior wants you to rethink the possibilities of embroidery. For the house’s spring-summer 2022 couture collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of Dior’s women’s collections, paid tribute to the workshop. In […]

Tessa Thompson is the new face of Giorgi...

Photography courtesy of Giorgio Armani BeautyIncluding a fully recyclable lip balm, the launch of Eadem and Prose in Canada, and the long-awaited return of The Ordinary’s most requested serum. By Megan Kirkwood Date January 22, 2022 Giorgio Armani Beauty picks Tessa Thompson as new face Photography courtesy of Giorgio Armani Beauty Tessa Thompson, who is […]

GOGO sweaters: the Canadian brand takes ...

Photograph courtesy of GOGO SweatersSouth van der Lee hopes shoppers will feel hugged wearing a GOGO sweater. By Annika Lautens Date January 28, 2022 “I want buyers to be asked where they got their sweaters,” GOGO president and designer South van der Lee wrote via email. “But I also hope they feel like they got […]

“Squid Game” and Japanese streetwear bra

Photograph courtesy of Noh Juhan/NetflixAnd all the fashion and media collaborations, for that matter. By Natalie Michie January 19, 2022 There’s a special joy to reliving the excitement of a medium – be it a movie, series or video game – in the clothes you wear. Netflix is ​​getting it, after striking up trendy partnerships […]

Death of André Leon Talley: remembering

Marc Jacobs Fall 2013 Collection show, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Photograph courtesy of Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Marc JacobsAn “encyclopedia in the manner of a man”, the inimitable figure leaves behind a complicated legacy. By Bernadette Morra January 19, 2022 André Leon Talley, who died on January 18 at the age of 73, was a poster […]

Icesis Couture on Her Best “Canada’s Dra

Photograph courtesy of CraveIts name is not Icesis Prêt-à-Porter, it’s Icesis Couture! By Annika Lautens January 18, 2022 Icesis Couture is currently in a love/hate relationship with her sewing machine. “We are fighting,” she said over the phone. “I don’t want to see him; I don’t want to talk to him; I don’t want to […]

Male Celebrities Dominate Milan Men’s Fa

Photograph courtesy of Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty ImagesMachine Gun Kelly knows her way around the track. By Natalie Michie January 18, 2022 Celebrity cameos bring star power to fashion shows. Designers know it: Throughout fashion history, big name stars such as Beyoncé, Dua Lipa, Jared Leto and Jennifer Lopez have been asked to add an […]

Adidas and Prada drop another collab + m...

Photograph courtesy of AdidasIncluding Canada Goose’s next step towards sustainability and new activewear to start your year. By Sarah Mariotti Date January 15, 2022 Adidas receives the Re-Nylon treatment Photograph courtesy of Adidas What do you get when you combine the inimitable Italian craftsmanship of Prada with the unrivaled excellence of sportswear from Adidas? A […]

How to Dress Like Ji-a in Netflix’s ‘Sin

Photograph courtesy of NetflixA real girl for girls. By Ivy Tang Date January 14, 2022 If you watched Netflix’s latest dating show, Bachelor’s Hell, you will know the 25-year-old influencer Song Ji-a as the star of the series. With 3 million Instagram followers and 1.75 million YouTube subscribers, the internet darling became a global sensation […]

Balmain Tease Collection Barbie Unisex +...

Photography via Instagram.com/@olivier_rousteingAdditionally, Sentaler is releasing a limited edition pink coat and Nobis has a new brand ambassador. By Annika Lautens Date January 8, 2022 Balmain revamps Barbie and Ken If you’ve always wanted to be a Barbie girl in an Aqua Barbie world, Balmain is here to help. Creative Director Olivier Rousteing described the […]

January 2022 beauty launches you need to...

Photography courtesy of Fresh. A floral cocoon-like mask for sensitive skin, overloaded serums, and a luxurious lipstick that looks more like your favorite balm. By Megan Kirkwood Date January 6, 2022 The winter crisis after the holidays, high credit card bills and the countdown of months to spring add to January, which is notoriously the […]

Celebrities Bring Back Big Moon Y2K Boot...

Photograph courtesy of Instagram / @ dualipaYou can wear these chunky Y2K boots all season long. By Nathalie Michie Date January 5, 2022 Looking for the most over-the-top boot to keep you warm for the months to come? Look no further. This winter, celebrities are pleading for a classic shoe relic of the year 2000: […]

Tumblr-era Twee style returns in 2022

Zooey Deschanel in “New Girl”. Photograph courtesy of FOX Image Collection via Getty ImagesBut let’s drop the fatphobia this time around. By Nathalie Michie Date January 4, 2022 It’s only been four days, but 2022 already looks like a continuation of past pandemic years. With the uncertainty and stress of our current reality, it makes […]

Tips for Natural Hair Growth Courtesy of...

Tonya Thompson and Sharie Wilson. Photograph courtesy of DreamGirls Hair CareWelcome to Texture Talk, a column that celebrates and delves deep into the vibrant world of curly hair, from crowns of flowing curls to locks hidden in protective style. By Amanda Demeku Date December 30, 2021 For Los Angeles-based Tonya Thompson and Sharie Wilson, what […]

Chinese designers who should already be ...

The rest of the world is finally paying attention. By Renée Tsé Date December 27, 2021 Global luxury brands may still be trying to find the unique equation to exploit the elusive and prolific consumers in China, but Chinese designers have always had a head start in understanding what consumers in their country are looking […]

“The Matrix Resurrections” Builds On The

Photograph courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesIts importance to LGBTQ + communities runs deeper than ever. By Nathalie Michie Date December 22, 2021 Like many other children of the 90s, Myriad Augustine was a fan of The matrix. But as a trans, non-binary person, their connection to the film series meant something different. Augustine knew that […]

Jessica Henwick, star of “The Matrix Res

Photograph courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesAnd why his blue pixie racked up Airbnb fines. By Sumiko Wilson Date December 21, 2021 There’s no shortage of free reboots and relaunches, but our imminent return to The matrix really makes sense. Even after the first film was released in 1999, the dystopian cyberpunk aesthetic that The matrix […]

Jessica Henwick, star of “The Matrix Res

Photograph courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesAnd why his blue pixie racked up Airbnb fines. By Sumiko Wilson Date December 21, 2021 There’s no shortage of free reboots and relaunches, but our imminent return to The matrix really makes sense. Even after the first film was released in 1999, the dystopian cyberpunk aesthetic that The matrix […]

Spencer Badu: this canadian designer on ...

Photograph courtesy of Spencer BaduSpencer Badu is all about creating unassuming “contemporary streetwear”. By Annika Lautens Date December 17, 2021 “We really wanted to create a uniform,” says Spencer Badu, founder and creative director of his eponymous brand. “The idea was to create pieces that were minimal but at the same time directional, real and […]

Benefit POWmade, a Freck Beauty highligh...

Photography via instagram.com/freckPlus, holographic highlighters, vitamin C enriched moisturizer and more. By Mélissa Perdigao August 21, 2021 Benefit’s POWmade has arrived The latest addition to Benefit’s revolutionary brow product line has finally arrived – and that’s everything you expect from San Francisco eyebrow experts. Say hello to POWmade, a wonderfully creamy pomade that glides on […]

New stylish workout gear to add to your ...

Photograph courtesy of LolëBecause you can never have too many cute workouts. By Ivy Tang Date August 24, 2021 Fitness has become an indispensable part of our lives, especially throughout the pandemic, when many have turned to workouts like running, tennis, yoga and even roller skating to relieve stress and l annoyance that accompany blockages. […]

Drake OVO University of Toronto Collecti...

Photograph courtesy of OVOPlus, a K-pop supergroup is collaborating with a Canadian accessories brand! By Annika Lautens August 21, 2021 It’s hard not to be nostalgic in September. As back-to-school promotions flood our screens, academic anticipation hits an all-time high, as does our urge to shop for the latest fall trends. In this week’s news […]

Old Navy Plus-Size Initiative BODEQUALIT...

Photograph courtesy of Old NavyThe retailer announced its new BODEQUALITY initiative which will also expand sizes, diversify its models and make Aidy Bryant the face of the campaign. By Annika Lautens Date August 19, 2021 Old Navy is making major strides towards size inclusiveness. And Gap’s sister company just announced it’s doing more than just […]

Allbirds Activewear is here: sustainable...

Photograph courtesy of AllbirdsThe brand’s first performance garments use the naturally thermoregulating, low-carbon Allbirds blend, wicking moisture and reducing odors of eucalyptus fiber + merino wool. By Jennifer Berry Date August 17, 2021 The brand known for creating the ‘world’s most comfortable shoes’, using forward-thinking sustainable fabrics like cane and plant-based faux leather, and partnering […]