LG Fashion Week Kicks Off Today

From October 17-21, people from the fashion, media and entertainment industry will gather in David Pecaut Square on King Street West (thank God!) to celebrate Canadian and International fashion talent. I’m looking forward to bringing reviews and video footage of the shows to this blog and the Women’s Post.  The shows I’m most excited for are Denis Gagnon, Chloe Comme Parris…
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Letters to Haiti Premiere

Last night at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto, supermodel Coco Rocha premiered a documentary about Haiti that was directed by the husband, James Conran. Nearly two years ago, Haiti suffered a catastrophic earthquake.  The country is in a desperate state and this film attempted to illustrate the devastation.  The film followed Rocha and photographer Behati Prinsloo as they visited Haiti…
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Lucian Matis Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

On Wednesday night, I attended Lucian Matis’ Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. The collection featured elegant frocks in bright colours that are perfect for spring.  Matis says his collection was inspired by a painting by Henri Matisse, entitled “Green Line”. The collection evidently referenced the colour pallette and textures of the impressionist. Matis says, “That painting at the time was so revolutionary and…
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Thanksgiving

This weekend, I celebrated Thanksgiving with my family at my cottage in the North Kawarthas.  There was no place I’d rather be, and I was thankful for the gorgeous 25 degree sunny weather. I took advantage of the good weather by walking around my cottage and marvelling at the leaves. The rich smell of falling leaves wafted in the air, as…
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Mango x Lookbook Contest

Spanish retailer, MANGO partnered with Lookbook for a contest to search for their next it-girl.  Last year, Andy Torres won the contest and Mango is looking for the next top blogger to represent the brand and receive a trip to Barcelona, as well as a $10,000 cheque to their favourite charity. I entered the contest with a couple looks inpired…
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TopShop and TopMan Opening Day

On Wednesday, British fashion retailer, TopShop opened its first store in Canada.  I fell in love with the brand six years ago when my mom came back from a trip to London and brought me back a suitcase (she had to buy a new one), full of goodies. TopShop and TopMan located inside the Bay in Yorkdale Mall, opened its doors…
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