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

Window Shopping: Life is A Cabaret

Some sunny gowns for a rainy day: Here’s a picture of the window display at Cabaret — one of my favourite neighbourhood boutiques.

Interview With A Blogger: Stefania Yarhi

I’ve tried to devise my own Proust Questionnaire and I’ve asked the lovely and talented Stefania Yarhi — the photographer/writer behind the blog Textstyles.ca to be my first victim. Who are you and… Continue reading

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

Incoming: King Tut and Cairo Time

I have a touch of Egyptomania. First, director Ruba Nadda‘s Cairo Time opens this Friday. Nadda will be attending the Oct 9th 7pm screening at Varsity and Oct 10th 2pm and 7pm screening… Continue reading

All New Review: Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche 2009 was fun. Too many things that you had to line up for, but fun. As always, I like the strange reactions to the work, like when we went to Anitra… Continue reading

Do Over: Crane Ring and Key Pendant

The St. Lawrence Market has become my new favourite destination for finding bits of broken old stuff that I can turn into new stuff. Most weekends, there’s at least two dealers selling scrap… Continue reading

I Found Another Art

Clearly someone left their collection of Inuit Art to the Value Village ’cause I stopped by there yesterday and picked up this print by Helen Kalvak, one of the Northwest Territories‘ most influential… Continue reading

Dispatch From London Fashion Week: Runway Hair

My pals at Pantene Pro-V have been sending updates on the updos created by their Global Ambassador Sam McKnight. I love braids and I love the textured twist McKnight created for Jaeger London‘s… Continue reading

À la recherche du temps perdu

Just wanted to take a second to pay tribute to the watches that I lost last summer. I cannot stress the importance of proper bracelet or strap maintenance. I try not to get… Continue reading

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