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Where to find cutting-edge designer threads in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 21, 2014

jonathan olivia torontoAfter six years, this Ossington mainstay is still going strong. It's the best place in town to find brands like APC, Kenzo, Isabel Marant and many others, with a wide selection for men, women and children alike and a brand-new sale section in the basement. As a bonus, the staff are welcoming and helpful (most of them, anyway).

Read my profile of Jonathan + Olivia in the fashion section.
Fashion & Style

This Week in Fashion: LuxInside exhibit, Ideal Charity Fashion Show, and designer sample sales

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 21, 2014

luxinside torontoThis Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto. Find it here every Wednesday morning.

EVENTS

LuxInside, Traces of Man, a travelling art exhibit, is landing in Holt Renfrew locations across Canada over the next nine months. The collective brings art and science together by illuminating the quality craftsmanship of luxury objects - like a Gibson guitar and a pair of Louboutins - via medical scanner. The first location to be graced with the 14 beautiful photographs is Yorkdale, so catch it from tomorrow (May 22) to June 16, or wait until it returns to Toronto in September.

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Fashion & Style

10 up-and-coming fashion photographers in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 15, 2014

fashion photographers torontoA whole slew of Toronto fashion photographers have made it to the international big leagues - Tommy Ton, Chris Nicholls and Benjamin Kanarek spring to mind - but the city's talent doesn't stop there. We're pumping out so many whizzes with cameras and great eyes that it won't be long before the next local name hits the glossies. These new (and semi-new) photographers are just blossoming in our backyards. Although their strong suits range from street style to editorial, they've got one thing in common: they'll be making waves in the scene before you know it.

Here are 10 up-and-coming Toronto fashion photographers you need to know.

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Fashion & Style

This Week in Fashion: Yorkdale unveils 10 new stores, Addiction Apparel, Jacob liquidation sale

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 14, 2014

yorkdaleThis Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto. Find it here every Wednesday morning.

NEWS

After a handful of renovations and expansions, it's safe to say Yorkdale is on a mission to become even bigger and better than ever. Last week, the shopping centre once again announced a number of new boutiques launching later this year. The impressive roster includes luxury brands Versace, Moncler, and Bulgari, as well as accessible retailers Forever 21 and Garage.

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Fashion & Style

The top 5 spring pop-up shops in Toronto for 2014

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 11, 2014

pop up shop torontoNow that the weather's finally allowing it, a whole slew of temporary and semi-permanent stores have popped up along Queen St. - with a couple of outliers, like one menswear spot at King and Spadina). Each clothing retailer brings something new to the area, already crawling with garments. Though these short-lived shops are open for business for just a little while, many will be easy to track post-summertime - they're just getting the ball rolling.

Here are 5 pop-ups to check out this month (and for some, next month and the month after, too).

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Best of Toronto

The Best Menswear Stores in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / May 7, 2014

menswear torontoThe best menswear stores in Toronto are scattered all over the city - whether you're in Yorkville or the Junction, you'll find a supplier of tip-top men's fashion near you. However, the hunt for a specific look requires a little more effort as every shop is curated (to perfection, no less) for a distinctive lifestyle. There may not be a spot on this list for the bargain hunters, but there's one for the dapper chap in Jil Sander suits and, another for someone a little rougher around the edges - whatever your style, you'll leave these stores better-dressed.

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