Last week I had the pleasure of attending the prestigious Escape the Runway Event which celebrated Canadian Fashion in all its glory show casting collections from award winning and notable designers from across the country.
A citizen's advocacy group has recently called Sophie Grégoire Trudeau out for accepting gifts and loans of clothing from Canadian fashion labels, deeming her "for sale" for daring to wear support for our country's industry on her sleeve. I can see how gifts and loans can make for some bad optics, even if the role of prime minister's wife has little real political oomph behind it. However, in a world where few powerful individuals direct their influence toward social good like Grégoire Trudeau does, Democracy Watch's threadbare argument seems to be more about populist-pleasing celebrity shaming than hypothetical conflicts of interests.
Introducing Canadian label Atelier Guarin's fall/winter 2016 collection.
"I deal with professionals in the fashion industry every day and there is a common theme: they need more funding."
Making our country proud!
You don't have to be a hawk-eyed fashion photographer to spot that Canadians have a love of home-grown fashion style. So why are so many talented Canadian designers not able to grow beyond small business status, or worse, eventually close up shop?
How does someone fall in love with Canadian fashion? Well, it starts with falling in love with fashion and trends as a whole
Toronto Fashion Week begins on Monday, and nobody needs to go into it blind. But instead of getting overwhelmed at, well
We know that during Toronto Fashion Week, everybody tries his or her best. Why wouldn’t they? Designers’ blood, sweat, and
There’s more Canadian talent on the red carpet than you may be aware of. Along with the beautiful faces from the Great White