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Aug 2014 Zoya S. Like any other ever evolving industry, the fashion world is like any cycle of change – constant. Take a peek at the world of fashion from two sides: first from the individuals behind the scenes to … Continue reading

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July 2014 Harija Model’s full name: Diane Fonkoua Blog’s Name: Diane Fnk http://www.dianefnk.com/ Photographers name: Aurelien Abe Georges Laumord David Taddei Location: Paris Questions From the Model/Blogger: To start, would you like to tell us what your blog is about … Continue reading

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June 2014 As the temperatures rise, the hunt for menswear trends heat up, as well. We’ve gathered three of the hottest trends for your visual pleasure. Take a chance this summer and try these on for size.   Pop-of-Colour Footwear … Continue reading

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TFI Press & Buyers Brunch   TFI, otherwise known as the Toronto Fashion Incubator, a branded company that has been around since 1987, guiding and nurturing fashion designers. The TFI, has been known for producing some of the most well … Continue reading

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March 2014 Natalie Spence The lack of diversity in the fashion industry is not something new, but that is slowly changing.  Back in the day, you would hardly see coloured models get the opportunity to walk the runway. The two … Continue reading

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January 2014 By: Natalie Spence   The World Expo, also known as The World’s Fair, which happens every five to six years, is a six-month long exhibition that showcases innovations and developments from countries all around the world. Dubai has … Continue reading

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By Natalie Spence   With the New Year right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to travel to a new destination to make your celebratory night worthwhile. Here are some places for you to visit to ring in the … Continue reading

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November 2013 By: Pamela Mermigas   “I am so excited to be the face of H&M this autumn. “I love the street style look, and that we can raise funds for a good cause. I hope everyone downloads my song!” … Continue reading

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October 2013 by Mackenzie Belcastro   As much as we love show season, it can get a little hectic. It takes a lot of work to stay on top of everything—the endless shows, the launch parties, not to mention the … Continue reading

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Sept 2013 Samantha Lawson Centuries ago, it was common to go months without seeing your loved one. War and exploration kept men away from their significant others for months, if not years at a time. The only communication was hand-written … Continue reading

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Aug 2013 Ashley DeFrancesco Ever wonder how to become fluent in another language quickly?  Step one: buy a ticket somewhere foreign.  Step two: buy a language book. Step three: enjoy!  Traveling is the number one way to learn a new … Continue reading

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July 2013 Mackenzie Belcastro It is hard to find a woman in Madrid without an impeccable sense of style. Their lavish fashion and creative styling has us dripping in envy. In order to keep up with these chic ladies of … Continue reading

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June 2013 By Sarah A. At this time last year, I was overseas with one of my best girlfriends backpacking all of Western Europe. We started in Spain and ended in Scotland- hitting thirteen countries within a six-month period. Each … Continue reading

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May 2013 BY Taylor Paris, a city described with such elegance, confidence and beauty. A French woman, with barely an inch of effort yet so much charm puts herself together every morning in the most extraordinary, luxurious clothing that is … Continue reading

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March 2013 Sarah A. With so many hands in the fashion world, it is sometimes difficult to know everyone who leaves their footprint in the walkway of the industry. The list of influential contributors in fashion is a long one, … Continue reading

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Feb 2013 Magdalena Kapela Milan, Paris and London are home to some of the world’s most iconic fashion houses – Chanel, Gucci, Burberry – just to name a few. The eyes of fashionistas from around the globe keep a close … Continue reading

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By Elizabeth L. H&M has successfully collaborated with world-renown fashion houses around the globe from Lanvin to Marni to Maison Martin Margiela to even Versace. As H&M continues to grow their collection with the most respected designers, you can expect … Continue reading

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december 2012 By Megan Dussin The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, featuring world famous art and design exhibitions, is currently hosting Hollywood Costume, an insider’s peek into some of the most well-known looks from the silver screen. Sponsored by … Continue reading

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nov 1st 2012 wendi c This year, the International Beyond Fashion Summit 2012 takes place in STATION-Berlin, Germany, on November 15&16, 2012. The Beyond Fashion Summit 2012 offers a two-day programme with conference, workshops, business talks and a round table. … Continue reading

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Oct 24th 2012 By Ashley Defransesco LOUIS VUITTON is the Best Global Brand in the fashion sector, according to a recent study. The French brand beat off competition from Gucci, Burberry and Prada in a report which ranks worldwide companies … Continue reading

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October 2012 By Megan Dussin Just as fashion lovers across the globe are gearing up for the transition from summer shorts and tanks to fall boots and sweaters, Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 hits the runways worldwide. Always a season ahead, … Continue reading

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Sept 2012 By Casey Jane Model, Blogger and Paris “It Girl” Margaux Lonnberg has just launched her Kapsule Collection of high end T-shirts and Tanks. Contemporary rocker meets boho chic would be the best description of the line, using natural … Continue reading

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Fri July 6th 2012 By Melissa Finlay In today’s society, women are gaining more recognition in the working world. We still have a long way to go because in some career’s there are a lack of women figures…but we have … Continue reading

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June 2012 By: Jeannie Yeoh Every season new combinations of colours and patterns refresh our minds as an old colour from 2 seasons ago could be used in contrast with another to look like a completely new shade. The same … Continue reading

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Tue MAY 22 2012 By Ashley DeFrancesco Twelve months of planning for Chanel’s 2013 Cruise presentation. His succinct summation—”Versailles in a Socialist France”—said it all. Lagerfeld has proved himself a master of this high-low hybrid in recent times. It was … Continue reading

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May 1st 2012 By Melissa Finlay As we all know, in today’s society there is a push toward living an eco-friendly lifestyle. People near and far are finally noticing that we cannot continue to live in a way in which … Continue reading

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Mar 31st 2012 Samantha taylor It is an age old question whether or not models that walk the runways and grace the pages of the biggest fashion magazines are too thin. Currently another issue is front and centre! How old … Continue reading

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Monday March 19th 2012 Stephanie florio Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012 brought in a lot of new trends for fall and winter 2012. This year we are seeing a lot of tailored jackets and pant suits. A clean sophisticated look … Continue reading

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Feb 27 2012 March 2012 Issue By Melissa Finlay Faith Connexion Paris now available at Holt Renfrew Among all the talented designers and notable labels being sold at Holt Renfrew Bloor Street in downtown Toronto, they can now proudly add … Continue reading

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Monday Feb 20th 2012 Feb Issue 3 By Hebah Baker To all the fashionista’s out there, this is the time of year we have all been waiting for – Fashion Week is upon us! What better way to start the … Continue reading

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Issue 4: January 30 2012 By: Sanchia Saha Couture has never been so feminine and in. The spring 2012 couture shows in Paris debuted copious amounts of lace, organza, and billowing ball gowns. Famed houses of Versace, Dior and Eli … Continue reading

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Monday January 23 2012 – Jan issue 3 Men’s Fashion Week-Milan January 14-17 2012 Across the pond, January is very important in fashion, showcasing all the top looks coming up for the Fall 2012 season. From January 14 to the … Continue reading

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In celebration of fashion powerhouse Versace’s collaborative collection with fashion retailer H&M, the brand pulled out all the stops and recently hosted a star studded runway show in Manhattan’s meatpacking district. A-list style setters Blake Lively, Kanye West, Jessica Alba, … Continue reading

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Jeremy Laing, 28, who currently lives in Toronto Canada, is a Peterborough native who spent his childhood in Germany watching intently as his mother sewed and mended, and began to learn the craft himself at the age of 13. Educated … Continue reading

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By: Arta Ghanbari Even a rainy day is a good one when it comes to fashion in New York City. Hid-ing under mostly black umbrellas were thousands of Manhattan residents rushing to work, grabbing their morning dose of caffeine, and … Continue reading

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Recently Fashion Weekly was invited to view an exhibit at the Bloor Street Chanel Boutique. Arriving at the crisp store we were guided to the upstairs foyer where displayed infront of us was every step of how the classic Chanel … Continue reading

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By: Ashley Greene, FW Writer With spring giving us a sneak preview of the warm weather we’ll receive this summer, its no wonder the excitement is starting to build for this years’ summer fashion. From bright and bold colors to … Continue reading

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By Souzan Michael, FW Writer Whether you’re a Mary-Kate fan or an Ashley lover, it’s hard to deny that these trendy twins have made a huge impact on the fashion world and show no signs of stopping. The Olsen twins … Continue reading

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2010 LG FASHION WEEK PINK TARTAN A display of structured shapes that emphasized the body, boasting details such as shoulder pads and beaded cap sleeves. Pink Tartan’s quality and tailoring was impeccable and the subtle colour palette was very classy … Continue reading

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By: Myriam Bouchenafa FW Writer. I met Henry in a punk squat in Paris and he invited me to his birthday party. And I turned up to his birthday party and didn’t know who he was and I’m like ’this … Continue reading

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BEST FASHION WEEK STYLES Starting February 2010, Fashion week was all over the world and in the most stylish cities. This huge fashion event usually starts in NYC, followed by Milan and London and ends in Paris. Because fashion does … Continue reading

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The Academy can judge the films; we’ll take it from here for the best and worst looks from the 82nd annual Academy Awards. BEST DRESSED Demi Moore In this blush Atelier Versace gown, Demi Moore is one of the best … Continue reading

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The best of Spring 2010! By Myriam Bouchenafa, FW Writer I know, winter is killing us all. It is usually that time of the year where we all feel down. There is nothing we can do about it, but here’s … Continue reading

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The REAL Matches made in Heaven BY: Gemma Gadher, FW Writer Following the example set by Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick in the sixties, you are not a proper designer unless you have your very own muse. The role of … Continue reading

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Fashion Cares, the annual gala in support of the Aids Committee of Toronto whose goal of building awareness of HIV/AIDS and raising funds for ACT, took place November 1st. This year marked the 21st anniversary of the gala, and because … Continue reading

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By: Amanda Bloye, FW Writer In life there are few sure things. It is never certain that you will find the perfect man and it is never known for certain that the perfect job is just around the corner. But … Continue reading

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It goes without saying that the fashion world is constantly growing and showcasing new talent has become a bigger priority. It is no surprise that many of the designers showing in NYC, Paris and Milan are young artists, boasting new … Continue reading

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BY STEPHANIE TRENDOCHER, FW Writer Designers or artists? The question has often been asked of Dutch fashion designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren. The two met while studying fashion at the Academy of Arts in Arnhem, the Netherlands and moved … Continue reading

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Photo courtesy of forum.purseblog.com BY LORA MAGHANOY, FW Editor Ladies love their handbags. Satchels, clutches, hobos, baguettes or totes- the choices are endless! What is an accessory-loving girl to do? Admittedly, I have a bit of a problem. Browsing through … Continue reading

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BY LORA MAGHANOY, FW Editor Let’s face it: it was almost inevitable. No matter how we look at it, going green has become the hottest lifestyle choice. It seems that nowadays, we are consistently bombarded with encouraging words to take … Continue reading

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BY STEPHANIE TRENDOCHER, FW Writer Reinvention is the driving force of fashion and lately the industry seems to be trying on new labels for a more ethical look. With the fashion industry’s emphasis on playful ideas like ‘ecochic,’ it’s hard … Continue reading

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BY AMANDA BLOYE, FW Writer Throughout the streets of Paris the chill of springtime winds and rain keep the city’s sense of “joie de vivre” at bay. Hidden are the sidewalk cafes, cascading gardens and the swells of tourists that … Continue reading

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The industry-wide move toward healthier models. BY AMANDA BLOYE, FW Writer With celebrities such as Mary-Kate Olsen and Nicole Ritchie more famous for their eating disorders than their careers, it is no wonder that today’s vision of the perfect body … Continue reading

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