Monthly archive for February2013

Dsquared goes gangster chic

Dsquared goes gangster chic

PETER STIGTER / FOR THE TORONTO STAR DSquared fall/winter 2013 collection shown at Milan Fashion Week. MILAN — Both the masculine and feminine sides of the DSquared label were shouting over each other for attention. The collection for next winter, presented on the second day…

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Oscar winners at the 85th annual Academy Awards

Oscar winners at the 85th annual Academy Awards

List of the 85th annual Academy Award winners announced Sunday in Los Angeles: 1. Best Picture: “Argo.” 2. Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln.” 3. Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook.” 4. Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained.” 5. Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables.” 6. Directing:…

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The 2013 Oscar Dresses in Detail

The 2013 Oscar Dresses in Detail

The dresses at the 2013 Oscars can be divided into three categories: tight and beaded, voluminous and interesting, and prom. The Atlantic Wire offers you the best and — let’s be charitable — mostunusual gowns from the red carpet, with closeups of beads, velvet, and tulle,…

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Christian Louboutin brings shoe exhibition to Toronto

Christian Louboutin brings shoe exhibition to Toronto

KATHY WILLENS / AP A Christian Louboutin’s shoe with googly-eye decorations. The designer best known for his iconic red-soled shoes is bringing his famous footwear to a special Toronto exhibit. French luxury designer Christian Louboutin is slated to bring his retrospective exhibition to the Design…

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How a new age of abstract expressionist is once again dominating fashion and design

How a new age of abstract expressionist is once again dominating fashion and design

This is a great article by the talented Toronto Star Fashion Columnist Karen Von Hahn. Enjoy!! “There are parallels between what the early abstract artists were dealing with a century ago and what creative minds are grappling with right now. At Cappellini, a folding outdoor…

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2013 predictions

2013 predictions

Daywear and workwear Forecasting agency Mpdclick predict that 9-5 wear will borrow its vintage sentiments from the Mediterranean, lending a feminine softness to careerwear that will also extend to daywear more broadly. A renaissance of art and culture point to the Mediterranean for exceptional creation…

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Mad Men clothing line inspired by Canadian character Megan

Mad Men clothing line inspired by Canadian character Megan

Canadian supermodel Coco Rocha models a look from the Banana Republic “Mad Men” collection. The clothing collection takes inspiration from “Mad Men” character Megan, played by Canadian-born actress Jessica Pare. Mad Men meets the Maple Leaf in Banana Republic’s latest collection inspired by the hit period…

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Spring 2013 Shopping List

Spring 2013 Shopping List

With the dismal weather it’s hard to find inspiration in our closets. We are surrounded with dark colours, thick fabrics and so many layers that hide any fashion fun. So with spring only a few months away, which given the February blahs feels like eternity,…

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