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Virgil Abloh?s Fashion Legacy in Pictures

11/29/2021

Is there ever a “right” thing to say when someone passes? A brief Google search will tell you to say things like “I’m so sorry for your loss” and “sending my deepest sympathies.” Still, more often than not, the recipients of the bad news are rendered speechless, knowing that no amount of words, calls or […]

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Canadian-born Designer Paolina Russo is Creating a New Kind of Sportswear

11/29/2021

Get to know Paolina Russo, the young designer who uses upcycled and unconventional materials to create avant-garde sportswear. What is the inspiration behind your unique aesthetic? “The most significant influences on my work are definitely my upbringing and growing up in Markham, Ontario. There’s a massive craft community there, but at the same time, there’s […]

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Visionary Designer Virgil Abloh Dies at 41 After Private Battle With Cancer

11/28/2021

This story was updated on Nov. 29. Virgil Abloh, who died Sunday of a rare form of cancer at age 41, didn’t come from the fashion world. So he never bothered to fit in. Instead, he created his own system — one that didn’t include going to fashion school and peddling fancy clothes to department […]

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Pharrell’s Humanrace Now Features Body Care + More Beauty News

11/27/2021

Pharrell’s Humanrace launches body care   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Humanrace (@humanrace) Almost exactly a year ago, multidisciplinary creative Pharrell Williams (with his perfect, taut, glowing skin and all) launched a minimalist skincare line, Humanrace. This week the brand expanded its offerings with body care, and a gentle reminder […]

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Tom Daley Launches His Own Knitting Brand + More Fashion News

11/27/2021

Tom Daley launches his own knitting kits It’s likely that you’ve seen footage of gold medal diver Tom Daley knitting away on the sidelines of Olympic competitions. He’s garnered so much attention — almost effortlessly, as this is a form of self-care and expression for the athlete — amassing a following of 1.4 million on […]

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Toronto Galas Resume with Bloor Street Entertains Fundraiser for CANFAR

11/26/2021

The Toronto gala scene came bouncing back on Nov. 25 with Bloor Street Entertains, an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Foundation for Aids Research (CANFAR). Last year’s event was a virtual one, like many charity fundraisers over the past 20 months. But the CANFAR team carefully plotted to ensure that this year’s 25th anniversary edition […]

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This Collector is Bringing Helmut Lang’s Sexy Back

11/26/2021

Can you even call yourself a collector if you don’t break a few racks in the process? Not according to Philippine-born Carl Chiang, whose hefty Helmut Lang collection caused the poles in their walk-in wardrobe to collapse. “My partner and I were having dinner when I heard this terrible sound,” shares Chiang. “My first reaction […]

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This Canada-based Designer On Why Your Next Purchase Should Be a Cape

11/26/2021

Capes may be fashion’s most versatile garment. I mean, what other piece can simultaneously conjure images of a late 2000s Blair Waldorf, a “Sad Affleck” in superhero tights, and a rainy ride on a Log Flume? Enter Bettina Mueller Reichl, founder of Vancouver-based Cape de Coeur and avid cape enthusiast. Playing on the French adage […]

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It?s Time to Change the Way We Talk About Celebrity Pregnancy

11/26/2021

It’s next to impossible to flip through the pages of a lifestyle glossy or scroll on social media without being confronted by articles speculating about a celebrity’s baby bump or analyzing their “post-baby bikini body.” This fascination with famous uteri is an extension of the way we glorify reproduction in our culture at large, and […]

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7 Athleisure Looks from Reebok?s Holiday Gift Picks

11/26/2021

Athleisure has been sneaking its way into all of our closets over the last decade, but as we slowly became creatures of comfort over the course of the pandemic, athleisure jumped straight into the spotlight. As we slowly re-enter society, it seems like even the fashion-forward are no longer willing to compromise on comfort, and […]

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Texture Talk: Preparing and Caring For a Curly Cut

11/25/2021

Many of us are delighted to be able to return to salons and unload our tresses (and stresses) onto our stylist’s chair. When it comes to cutting curly hair, it’s a unique experience that should be handled with care. It’s also best to avoid a DIY cut, which can “lead to an uneven disaster,” says […]

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21 Cozy Sweaters to Cuddle Up in This Winter

11/25/2021

If you’re like me, you love to spend the colder months cuddled up in an oversized sweater with a hot beverage next to a roaring fire (in my case it’s virtual, but cozy nonetheless!). And thanks to memorable pop culture moments like Chris Evans’ perfect cable knit sweater in Knives Out to Katie Holmes’ Khaite […]

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Are Women Not Allowed to Age?

11/25/2021

When I heard that HBO was doing a Sex and the City reboot, I, like many other fans who spent the late ’90s and early aughts clutching the show to their then much-younger bosoms (like so many oversized flower brooches), had one overriding emotion: despair. After two post-series movies — the first one OK and […]

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17 Self Care Must-Haves For Sagittarius Season

11/25/2021

Happy Sagittarius season! It’s time to embrace curious, kindred spirits and adventurous, adaptable energy. With natural tendencies of intensity, honesty, generosity and boundlessness, this fire sign emits a larger than-life-persona — they don’t want to know a world without abundance. And whether or not you have Sag placements in your astrological chart, you’ll definitely feel […]

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Dear Minimalists: House of Gucci Is Not For You

11/24/2021

If you don’t love lavish jewellery, don’t watch House of Gucci. In what is sure to be the most fashionable film of 2021, the highly anticipated release promises sparkles, fur, ’80s hairdos and statement sunglasses. And while we all love to see Adam Driver in a cable knit sweater, let’s be real: the reason we’re […]

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Lana Condor?s Favourite Self Care Ritual? A Shower

11/24/2021

Lana Condor can’t stress enough the importance of a good shower. And when you’re as busy as she is, that small act of self-care is sometimes all you can manage. Since Condor was first introduced to the world as Lara Jean Covey, the quirky teen lead in Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, […]

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Shop These 65+ Canadian Brands This Black Friday

11/24/2021

It’s that time of year again. Ahead of Black Friday (Nov. 26) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 29), FASHION has rounded up the best deals from Canadian brands. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or someone else, we’ve got you covered with finds across style, beauty and wellness. STYLE Ai Toronto Seoul You can never have too […]

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You Can Finally Live Like Dua Lipa

11/23/2021

Want to really get to know Dua Lipa? Look no further. On November 23, the pop star announced Service95, a highly curated weekly newsletter, website and podcast promising to give fans a peek inside her very chic world. With topics like “global style, culture, and society,” the lifestyle platform (launching in 2022) is essentially a […]

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The Matrix and ?90s Cyberpunk Style Lives On

11/23/2021

The Matrix is a fashion film, actually. Since its release in 1999, the dystopian series has had viewers hooked. The sci-fi film — set in a world where humans are unknowingly trapped inside a simulated reality constructed by AI-powered machines — centered protagonist Neo (Canadian actor Keanu Reeves) as he fought alongside a team of […]

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Sasha Exeter Makes Self Care A Priority

11/23/2021

Sasha Exeter is busy. But in the early mornings, she’s putting in a different kind of work. The Canadian content creator is more than just an influencer: She’s a single mother, entrepreneur and brand collaborator, counting Activia, Vichy, Indigo, BMW and, of course, Tetley as partners. A retired athlete (and the national face of Joe […]

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Cardi B Won the 2021 AMAs Red Carpet

11/22/2021

Cardi B, in all her maximalist style glory, is never one to hold back on the red carpet. Such was the case at the 2021 American Music Awards (AMAs) on November 21, where the rapper took her role as host quite seriously. Showing us just how much she loves to take risks, Cardi B started […]

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Adele is in Her 30 Fashion Era

11/22/2021

Adele is back. After a six year hiatus from releasing music, the songstress finally made her return with the delivery of her fourth studio album 30 on November 19. Music is an emotional outlet for the notoriously private 33-year-old artist, and in her new soulful record, she opens up about her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki […]

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Starface Drops a Collab with Sesame Street + More Beauty News

11/20/2021

The Starface x Sesame Street collab is available now Inspired by the inclusivity of the show’s diverse storylines and cast of Muppets and guest stars, the feel-good brand that is Starface has dropped a limited-edition collaboration with Sesame Street. Best known for its acne-positive pimple stickers, the drop features Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Elmo and […]

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Tims and Justin Bieber Release Timbiebs Merch + More Fashion News

11/20/2021

Tim Hortons and Justin Bieber release Timbiebs Merch Ready for the best news ever? Tim Hortons and Justin Bieber have unveiled a lineup of merch to accompany the unlikely pairing’s much-anticipated collaboration. On November 29, the same day that we will be graced with a limited-edition selection of Timbiebs Timbits (Chocolate White Fudge, Sour Cream […]

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Shein Responds After Undercover Report Alleges Labour Law Violations

11/19/2021

Shein’s reputation has taken another hit. The TikTok-famous fast fashion brand was embroiled in yet another controversy last week after an investigation by Swiss advocacy group Public Eye uncovered alleged labour law violations at its facilities in China. Researchers — who remained anonymous for their own safety — visited 17 of the brand’s suppliers in […]

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Emily in Paris Season Two Promises Jogging Appropriate Clothing

11/18/2021

I’ll just come out and say it: The fashion from the first season of Emily in Paris was a disappointment. As one of 2020’s most anticipated new releases, it had all the makings to fill the Upper East Side-sized hole that Gossip Girl left in its wake. Legendary costume designer and Sex and The City […]

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Texture Talk: Blowout Curly Hair With Naeemah LaFond

11/18/2021

Perfecting a blowout for textured hair at home can seem like a challenge, but according to Naeemah LaFond, a celeb and runway stylist who’s worked with Whitney Peak and Christopher John Rogers, it’s all about making sure you’re considering every single step of the process, including the products you’re using in the shower. Here, LaFond, […]

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Break Up

11/18/2021

It’s over. Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello broke the hearts of Gen Z fans everywhere on Wednesday when the internet-famous couple revealed their break up to fans via Instagram stories. “Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever,” the joint breakup note […]

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Shop Meghan Markle?s Minimal Ellen Show Look

11/18/2021

Meghan Markle will make an appearance on today’s episode of The Ellen Show for what we expect to be a relatively tame interview after her high-profile sit down with Oprah Winfrey in March — but that doesn’t mean we won’t tune in! In a preview released by DeGeneres to Twitter, the Duchess of Sussex reflects […]

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The Victoria’s Secret Comeback Story Now Includes Naomi Osaka

11/17/2021

Tennis champion Naomi Osaka is Victoria Secret’s newest VS Collective member. The lingerie retailer shared the news on Instagram November 17, writing that the 24-year-old athlete “will join an ever-growing group of trailblazing partners who share a common passion to drive positive change.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Victoria’s […]

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