Denis Gagnon S/S 2012

On Friday night, LG Fashion Week closed with Denis Gagnon’s Spring 2012 Collection. The completely sold out tent was filled with romance, fun and intrigue as models frolicked down the runway in David Pecaut Square.  Gagnon is a showman, and the collection ended with a gay marriage… sealed with a sweet kiss of course! The show was the epitome of…
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Cydelic by Choryin S/S 2012

Last night, Cydelic by Choryin showed a Spring 2012 collection that was out of this world. Entitled “Alien”, the collection juxtaposed stark white architectural bodycon dresses with earthy animal print. I had never heard of the label, but I was impressed with his mastery of shapes and that he created the most funky handbags I’ve ever seen. The bags were…
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Pink Tartan S/S 2012

Last night, Kim Newport-Mimran brought her Spring/Summer 2012 Collection back from New York Fashion Week to the runway at Toronto’s LG Fashion Week. The collection had beautiful separates that were wearable and very refined.  I love white, and I’m glad to see it’s back again next Spring, with an injection of colour and a beautiful blue rose print.  I died…
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Mercedes-Benz Start Up

Yesterday, I had the chance to catch a unique show featuring new fashion design talents in Canada.  The Mercedes-Benz Start Up is a program to “nurture Canada’s next generation of fashion designers.” The show featured four designers (or duos/trios) and their small collections, all vying for the grand prize of winning a grant and a spread in Fashion Magazine! The…
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The Road to the Shows

A fashion feature I’ve been working on was published in the Eyeopener today.  Please check it out! Or read the full story below: A model in a summer frock struts down the 90-foot runway in David Pecaut Square. Fashion bloggers and editors sit in the front row, taking in the collection with a discerning eye. Backstage, volunteers scurry about, trying…
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Attitude Jay Manuel S/S 2012

Last night at LG Fashion Week, America’s Next Top Model’s Jay Manuel unveiled his Spring/Summer 2012 Collection for Attitude at Sears. The show had a full house, with people waiting over 45 minutes to get seated.  The collection was very safe, with pieces that were meant for the beach. The most exciting part of the show was when Canadian supermodel,…
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