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New York Fashion Week: Men’s diaries, part three

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Not knowing where I was going, I told my writer friend I’d pay for my ride to the John Varvatos presentation and hers back to the hotel, I arrive on a side street… Continue reading

New York Fashion Week: Men’s diaries, part two

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Early morning, and I was off to Skylight Studios. Not wanting to be late, I left early but was still stuck in morning traffic/construction. Arriving there, I knew I’d feel out of place.… Continue reading

New York Fashion Week: Men’s diaries, part one

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There’s never a reason not to visit New York. The tourist attractions, shopping, food, architecture; the energy is palpable. And another reason to visit the city is the fashion. Twice a year –… Continue reading

Light up the night at Operanation

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A blending of disparate influences, Operanation collaborates with artists from the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio (Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals) as well as contemporary musical acts and artists to… Continue reading

The ShOws must go on

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It’s not easy to produce a fashion show. It also isn’t cheap. The hair/makeup people, models, dressers, front/back of house people and production staff doesn’t always work for free. That’s why presentations like… Continue reading

The CAFAs – Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards

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Canadians have a quiet way of making their way onto the entertainment industry’s A-list. Watch a movie (Jim Carrey), change the TV channel (Keifer Sutherland) and turn up the radio (Celine Dion) –… Continue reading

Rock Ryan Gosling’s look with Palladium Boots

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It’s easy to imagine Ryan Gosling’s standard uniform: fitted t-shirt, loose fit jeans, scuffed boots and a pair of shades. A simple look to copy, but, these basics aren’t from the Gap. The… Continue reading

The return of The ShOws

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When a fashion designer hits it big in the international scene, they sometimes forget their roots. If they’re Canadian, they probably don’t; it’s a patriotic thing. But, while they may no longer reside… Continue reading