Photography via instagram.com/@allyoucanface By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 18, 2021 Facebook Twitter Between the emergence of “maskne” (a word we’d never heard of a year ago but is now a part of our daily vocabulary) and more time spent in front of screens than ever before, not to mention the sleepless nights spent doom-scrolling,
Sidia Set in Smoke Tree (Olive), $198, sidiathebrand.com.“No one wants to wear jeans in their own home.” By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 18, 2021 Facebook Twitter If you need to build a millennial brand, you call Erin Kleinberg. The Canadian marketer/designer/creative visionary has advised everyone from established luxury houses to Instagram-famous start-ups on how to
Photography courtesy of Instagram/@chaseclaypool.Brands from Vancouver and Toronto made the cut. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Local style inspo is everywhere on social these days, from the ultra-glam get-up donned by Canada’s Drag Race winner Priyanka, to football player Chase Claypool sporting Sevin Kasran (plus a heap of luxury labels).
Photography by Ben Toms By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Carrying on an impressive 17-year-long (!) tradition of designer collaborations, H&M has announced that its latest partnership is with London-based fashion designer, Simone Rocha. The collection will include womenswear, menswear and childrenswear, making it the first time the designer has delved
These are the new beauty launches we can’t get enough of. By FASHION Staff Date January 16, 2021 Facebook Twitter Canadian Clean Beauty Brand Three Ships Has a New Cleanser That Fights Breakouts Ask, and Three Ships will deliver. When it comes to deciding on a new product launch, Connie Lo and Laura Burget, the
More major fashion collabs for 2021 By Eliza Grossman Date January 16, 2021 Facebook Twitter Photography via Reebok Maison Margiela and Reebok Announce a New Tabi Sneaker Collaboration Photography courtesy of Reebok The French fashion house, Maison Margiela, will launch the Classic Leather Tabi sneaker with Reebok on January 30th. This is the latest style
Photography by D. Picard It’s like Whole30 for your skin. By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 15, 2021 Facebook Twitter When I recently woke up with sore, swollen, dry, red eyelids (the whole gamut of skin discomfort symptoms), I did what any millennial would do: ask for help on social media. The following is an edited
She was Prince’s muse, a former member of President Obama’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, inspired a documentary, starred in a Disney film…and so much more. As the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is a legend. She broke the ballerina mold and fought for diversity on and
Parajumpers Pia Puffer and Drew Hat. By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 15, 2021 Facebook Twitter No one needs another thing to do in 2021. So instead of making brand new New Year’s resolutions, why not just make tweaks to things you’re already doing? Most resolutions are ditched by January 17, but when you rebrand the
Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When Jen Mankins announced on Friday that she was closing her beloved store, Bird, she immediately started getting emails from customers. One of them, now a very successful real estate broker, recalled a day years ago when she was browsing the
By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 15, 2021 Facebook Twitter The first Nordstrom Canada Pop-In event of 2021 is all about self-love. The Pop-In, the department store’s name for its series of themed pop-up events held in-store, will feature lingerie and loungewear brands with a focus on inclusive sizing and shades, sustainable fabrics and ethical production.
At the beginning of quarantine, everyone hopped on Instagram Live, including the fashion industry. Designers sought out new ways to connect with their customers digitally in every form imaginable. They streamed concerts performed by brand ambassadors. Digital workshops were held on Zoom, teaching us how to illustrate like an artist. Your favorite creative directors shared
Photography by D. Picard A Toronto psychedelic therapy clinic has been selected as a trial site for a new study on MDMA-assisted therapy for eating disorders. By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter Can MDMA-assisted therapy help treat eating disorders, like anorexia? That’s what a new study, funded by the U.S.-based non-profit Multidisciplinary
Back in September 2020 before election results were announced (and baselessly questioned), Believe in Better merchandise was launched in support of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, urging everyone to vote. Designers from Thom Browne to Carly Cushnie backed the campaign in support of the candidates. Now that the inauguration is on the
Brigitte Truong and her mother, Michelle. Courtesy of Sephora Canada.Starring Canadian influencers Brigitte Truong and Angel Zheng. By Natasha Bruno Date January 14, 2021 Facebook Twitter This year, Lunar New Year welcomes The Year of The Ox and Sephora Canada is getting the festivities started early with the release of its fifth annual Lunar New
Courtesy of H&M x Simone Rocha In the eyes of H&M and Simone Rocha, looking chic should be a family affair. Following previous collaborations with Giambattista Valli and Johanna Ortiz, H&M is launching a new collection with London-based fashion designer Simone Rocha this March. While a full preview of the collection isn’t available just yet,
Photography courtesy of Folds.“Anyone and everyone that can contribute to help humanity can and should.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date January 13, 2021 Facebook Twitter While she may be better known for creating elegant wardrobe staples worn by the likes of Meghan Markle, Canadian creative Nina Kharey is now leading the future of design in
Dennis Leupold/Labyrinth of Collages Nothing says self-love like a new ensemble from Savage X Fenty. Luckily, the Valentine’s Day drop debuts on January 14 and offers several pretty little things to invest in. The brand partnered with collage artist Labyrinth of Collages, which has fashioned inventive assortments surrounding celebs including Zoe Kravitz, Zendaya, and Harry
By Souzan Michael Galway Date January 13, 2021 Facebook Twitter Whether you’ve been reading tarot cards for years or you’re only considering dipping a toe into the world of tarot, there’s no denying that the centuries-old practice (which originated in the 15th century in different parts of Europe, like Italy, Austria and France) has steadily
It’s 2021, and the girls did not come to play. The relevant girl in particular here is Diamonté Harper, a.k.a. Saweetie. Her “Best Friend” music video featuring Doja Cat racked up more than 18 million views over its debut weekend, while also serving up a sumptuous fashion feast amid glittering visuals. Among the eight eye-catching
By Eliza Grossman Date January 13, 2021 Facebook Twitter The latest collection from home-grown outerwear brand Canada Goose is designed by Chinese designer Angel Chen. The brand, who has become know for epic past collaborations, is joined by Chen as their first-ever guest designer. Chen, who attended the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London and
While it seems that our timelines are constantly being bombarded with bad news, perhaps Coach’s latest campaign offers an antidote to temporarily distract us from our woes. Looking to illuminate the silver lining, “Coach it Forward” is the brand’s latest interactive advertising campaign for its spring 2021 collection, honing in on the power of positivity.
The collection launches today. By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 12, 2021 Facebook Twitter Katherine Power, founder of the Who What Wear fashion empire and Versed skincare, enters the makeup market with Merit: a clean, super-edited beauty line featuring only the products you need to get ready in five minutes, tops. “Merit is the antidote to
“I believe in Canadian fashion.” By Victoria DiPlacido Date January 12, 2021 Facebook Twitter Canadian fashion champion Susan Langdon has been awarded the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours. According to a press release from the governor general, Langdon, who is the executive director of Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), received the award