Fine Feathered Hat

If there was one big buzzword at Fashion Week in New York last week it was “Ladylike” (see also “Grown Up“). Skirts are knee length, silhouettes are fuller and fabrics are floaty. Which… Continue reading

Expert Advice: Anastasia Achilleos’ At Home Holistic Facial

Olay’s celebrity facialist Anastasia Achilleos was in town recently for the launch of the new Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum, $40. Achielleos, if you don’t know, is a firm believer in the holistic approach to… Continue reading

Summer of the Fake Longchamps Bag

For some reason, Toronto was flooded with fake Longchamps Le Pliages totes. While it is Longchamps signature sac, it is not a particularly expensive bag (about $125, but then again I see LeSportsac… Continue reading

Canadian Style — Not an Oxymoron

In the new New Yorker Style Issue, there’s a couple of shout outs to our home and native land. In a story about J. Crew, the author describes a fashionable young men as… Continue reading

Fairy Wallpaper Find

Sorry for the late posting today. Perhaps this picture of the 1970s vintage wallpaper I found last week will help make up for it somehow. Wallpaper is making a comeback, but I’m afraid… Continue reading

Are You Carrying? Molly Stark Pocket Watch

This here is a ladies full hunter Molly Stark Pocket Watch. The Hampden Watch Co. introduced this watch in 1896. This watch dates from around 1900 but looks almost brand new. When it… Continue reading

Modnesday: Orange Pop

I may not have been posting about Spring Summer 2011 New York Fashion Week Shows, but I have been following it. And inspired by the orange at Marc Jacobs, I thought I’d share… Continue reading

In Praise Of Harem Pants

Today may be the last day I can wear my $8 Harem Pants from H&M. They have served me well this summer. The cool cotton was comfy during the most humid days of… Continue reading

Sidewalk Find: Marc Jacobs Scarf

Drunk people lose their stuff all the time. Why, on Richmond, between Duncan and Spadina, the streets are literally paved with lipsticks and mascaras that fell out of some woman’s purse while she… Continue reading

Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress — It’s Been Done

Lady Gaga caused a stir at the MTV Video Awards on Sunday night with her Franc Fernandez meat dress. Montreal artist Jana Sterbak courted controversy back in the 1980s with her Vanitas: Flesh… Continue reading

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