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Fashion & Style

The top 10 looks from Toronto Fashion Week fall 2016

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 20, 2016

toronto fashion weekToronto Fashion Week's fall 2016 brought us many an evening gown, jumpsuit and fur coat to gawk at. Some designers stuck to what they know and some took their pieces to avant-grade extremes, but - admittedly - most played it safe. Overall, I was pretty underwhelmed by this season's offerings, but there were definitely some gems that stuck out and reminded me why Canadian fashion is relevant.

Here are my picks for the top looks from Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2016.

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Livestock's second shop even better than the original

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 20, 2016

Livestock TorontoThis new sneaker shop boasts exclusive clothing, a killer footwear selection, and a shop-in-a-shop space that highlights Canadian brands and designers. If you're looking to swoon over streetwear and sneaks, this is the spot.

Read my profile of Livestock in the fashion section.

Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store is now open in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 18, 2016

saks off 5thSaks Fifth Avenue's outlet store has just landed in Toronto, with its first three locations littered across Ontario. This store - although enormous, jam-packed with product and somewhat overwhelming - is ideal for "thrill of the hunt" shoppers with plenty of patience and time.

Read my profile of Saks OFF 5TH in in the fashion section.
Fashion & Style

6 designers to watch for at Toronto Fashion Week

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 12, 2016

toronto fashion weekNext week (March 14 - 18), hordes of people dressed to the nines will flock towards David Pecaut Square (and a handful of offsite venues) for Toronto Fashion Week. Industry insiders and those lucky enough to snag invites will see just what Canadian designers (and a smattering of international names) have in store for Fall 2016, sweeping and sashaying live on the runway.

Though social media will make photos of the collections available instantaneously, attending a show is more than just a visual experience, and this season's lineup is particularly promising.

Here are the designers I'm looking forward to seeing the most at Toronto Fashion Week.

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Take a look inside the just opened Saks store in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / February 18, 2016

Saks Fifth AvenueSaks has finally landed in Toronto, opening its doors today to its sprawling new location in the Bay Building at Yonge and Queen streets. This is a lavish place, complete with marble floors, hyper-luxury brands, and a variety of VIP shopping experiences on offer. It's also just gorgeous space with serious attention paid to interior design.

See more of Toronto's new Saks Fifth Avenue in the fashion stores section.

Vancouver clothing store opens huge space in Toronto

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / February 12, 2016

eighth main torontoA massive contemporary men's and women's clothing store just opened up on Yonge Street. At first, I mistook the Vancouver-based chain for another Urban Outfitters, but soon noticed less absurd price points for the same down-to-earth duds.

Read my profile of 8th + Main in the fashion stores section.
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