Category Archive: News

Alexander McQueen 1969-2010

I’m still coming top terms with Alexander McQueen‘s death. My skin is crawling and I feel near tears — all for a man I’ve never met but have deeply admired. Maybe this is… Continue reading

Fashion Blogging Brouhaha

There’s a story on Jezebel about a recent Ann Taylor event where bloggers were promised gift cards in return for favourable reviews. Just so you guys know where I’m coming from, I do… Continue reading

Year Of The Turquoise

Pantone has named Turquoise, specifically, PMS 15-5519 Turquoise, the 2010 Color Of The Year. And my first thrift shop find of the year is the turquoise ring pictured above. Granted, it’s more of… Continue reading

Weekday Update: Rearview Mirror Edition II

Everybody is weighing in with their “Decade in Review” lists. I, too, am making a list. A list of the top five fashion related Naughty Aughties lists and whatnot, starting with: 5. Meg… Continue reading

The Fall and Rise of Dennis’ House of Vintage

Do you remember Dennis’ House of Vintage? It was that cool shop at Queen & Portland with an very nice collection of high-end vintage clothing. You know, stuff like Pierre Balmain shirt dresses,… Continue reading

What I’m Getting For Christmas

I wish I could report that it was something this fanciful, but in fact I’m getting a crown for broken molar. I had a temporary crown put on yesterday. It looks like a… Continue reading

Finn Followup

Remember that auction of Scandinavian Jewellery at Waddington’s I wrote about? It’s over and it brought some pretty big sales. I don’t want to brag (I do want to brag) but the amethyst… Continue reading

Toronto Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty at Jason Meyer

I was backstage at the Jason Meyers show yesterday, talking to Eddie Maleterre (Artistic Director, LG Fashion Week, Beauty by L’Oréal Paris) and Eric Del Monaco (Lead Hair Artist for Fashion Week). Interviews… Continue reading

Give Thanks for Philip Treacy

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! I’ll be off overeating this weekend, but i’ll leave you with this: Milliner Philip Treacy‘s first footwear designs from Valentino’s Spring Summer 2010 runway show. Aren’t they beautiful? via <Elle

Irving Penn (1917 to 2009)

Famed fashion photographer Irving Penn died yesterday at the age of 92. Penn produced some of the most iconographic images of the ’50s and ’60s fashion. His cool, impeccably composed photographs were the… Continue reading

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