Aboriginal Fashion Takes the World Stage at the Olympics
Aboriginal designer Dorothy Grant with some of her iconic pieces (image via vancouversun.com)
On Sunday, February 13, Aboriginal fashion designers showed the world that there's more to Canada than hockey and maple syrup.
The Four Host First Nations
hosted the Premier Designers’ Show, a fashion show featuring designs from the top Aboriginal fashion designers from across Canada. The show was a...
New York Fashion Week: NARS at Thakoon
Strong brows and nude lips at Thakoon look fresh and polished.
“The look is fresh, beautiful, luminous and quite confident,” said lead NARS artist Diane Kendal about the look. “We focused on a strong brow and highlighted the eyes to show depth and boldness in a way that wouldn’t fight with the various textures, layers and colors of the collection.”
Get the look:
New York Fashion Week: M.A.C. at Vena Cava
This week on the catwalk, orange-red was the new red. It was popping up everywhere on the runway - Prada, Sonia Rykiel, Giambattista Valli and Dior to name a few. It's not as severe as red, but it still screams "Look at me!"
“The designers wanted the girls to look like they spent a day skiing and horseback riding – fresh, flushed but tanned” – Lloyd Simmonds (Makeup Artist)
New York Fashion Week: M.A.C. at Preen
I am loving the pastel purple on a barely-there canvas for spring.
"The colours of the collection inspired the face – natural tones, with mauve, pinks and lavender for a pretty, romantic yet futuristic look" – James Kaliardos (Makeup Artist)Get The Look
Skin:Select Moisturecover Concealer
– applied to the nose, eyelids and under the eyes, for a satin finishBlot Powder
– dabbed into the shine...
DSquared Dressed Performers at Opening Ceremonies
As I watched Nikki Yanofsky
oh-so-beautifully belt out the Canadian national anthem at the Olympic opening ceremonies on Friday night, I couldn't stop wondering who had designed her dress. However when Claire informed me this morning that DSquared
was in fact responsible for the scarlet strapless number, I wasn't surprised. The Toronto-born internationally...
Sonia Rykiel Pour H + M Knitwear Collection
On February 20th, H+M is bringing another heavyweight to the masses. Sonia Rykiel's lively knitwear and accessories collection for women and girls will be available at over 200 H+M stores world wide. (scroll down for a list of Canadian locations)
Unlike other H+M designer collaborations, this will also be available in size mini-me for girls 18 months - 8 years. Can you imagine Mom and baby in...
Danier and Lundstrom Spring 2010 Collection Preview
Earlier today, I had the fortune of attending Danier and Lundstrom's Spring 2010 Collection Preview. Both lines feature updated versions of classic staples as well as new inspirations.
Check out the photos I snapped.
This Danier leather jacket was a favourite among many attendees
I just added this Danier leather cardigan to my Christmas wish list
Feminine meets edgy in...