Category Archive: News

Tangerine Dream

Pantone has named Tangerine Tango as it’s Colour of the Year for 2012. I celebrate this shade choice with a few citrussy faves that have passed through my collections. Schiaparelli Scarf Art Deco… Continue reading

11-11-11: Corduroy Day

Today is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion: 11-11-11. It’s Corduroy Day, the date that most resembles corduroy. In honour, I will be wearing the Lacoste blazer that I found at the VV (it was part… Continue reading

Runway Review: Milan Ready to Wear Spring Summer 2012

Op art designs, door knocker earrings, bright colours. Cut outs and appliqués. And lot of leather. A mad mix of eras. That pretty much sums up Milan Fashion Week for me. Okay, okay.… Continue reading

Runway Review: London Ready to Wear Spring Summer 2012

Despite the Brits producing top design talent. London Fashion Week doesn’t have the same cachet as New York, Milan and Paris. The most noteworthy collection from of Merry Old England was Burberry Prorsum.… Continue reading

New York SS 2012 Fashion Week Recap: The Fine Prints

Slowly catching up with coverage of the Spring Summer Ready to Wear collections from New York. My favourite trends are the dominance of prints and the multi-culti mixing and matching — a kimono… Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Missoni For Target

Images for the Missoni for Target collection showed up on the internets yesterday. The range débuts on September 13th, a Tuesday. Note to my employers, I will be calling in sick that day.… Continue reading

Summer Skincare: Vichy Aqualia Thermal Aqua-Gel

As I mentioned last month, I went to the Vichy Health Cube to have my skin assessed. I knew that I, like most folks, have combination skin (dry with an oily t-zone). I… Continue reading

Royal Wedding Wrap Up

Okay, almost everybody guessed that the Royal Wedding dress would be designed by Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton. The gown was a delight – Burton was a fashion forward choice, yet the gown was… Continue reading

Intermix is Coming to Town

Can’t wait! WWD is reporting that NYC-based chain Intermix is opening its first international store in Toronto this fall. If you don’t know it, Intermix offers “established and emerging designers at a range… Continue reading

My Favorite Look From the Golden Globes

The best bauble from last Sunday’s Golden Globe’s was the 1970s gold and diamond cuff from Fred Leighton that Clare Danes wore with her salmon pink Calvin Klein dress. I have never been… Continue reading

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