Incoming: Curious and Unusual Deaths

Last winter, I did on-set wardrobe for a TV show called Curious and Unusual Deaths. It was a fun shoot, I got to work with some cool folks and I got to be… Continue reading

Halloween Pt. VI: Skeleton Gloves

If you are an accessories designer and you want to give me a present, make me two pairs of supple black leather gloves — opera- and wrist-length — with fairly accurate representations of… Continue reading

Interview With A Stylist: Eric Del Monaco

During LG Toronto Fashion Week, I got to hang backstage with Eric Del Monaco, L’Oréal’s official hair artist and colourist. While we mostly talked about Spring 2010 trends (which I’ll post later), Del… Continue reading

Halloween Pt. V: Creepy Jewellery

The people of the 18th century were romantics. They didn’t go for beds strewn with rose petals or candelit dinners (probably because candle light was a necessity, not a kind of ambiance, back… Continue reading

Incoming: Metal Arts Guild 2067 – Crafting the Future

For their annual juried exhibition, the Metal Arts Guild of Canada has asked its members to look into their crystal balls and ponder what design will look like 60 years from now. The… Continue reading

It Came From Outer Space!

Yesterday I went a-thrifting in Leslieville with Jessica. We found too much goodness — a Liberty of London silk scarf, Victorian Pebble jewellery, a cute Uniqlo Kids winter coat — that we had… 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

Nanoo Na…No, is it That Late Already?

A character watch I found this weekend. And below, its original advertising. I just wanted to share. Photo below via My Retrospace.

Witch Heart? This Heart!

Last week I wrote about the Witch Ring that I found at St. Lawrence Market. Well, on Friday I found a Witches Heart (pictured above) whilst out and about with Tiffany. What makes… Continue reading

Thrift Club: Blanket Statement

It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter. Happily, I was able to find a nice wool point blanket at the Value Village. It’s gold, warm and — best of all — has… Continue reading

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