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Fashion & Style

The 10 most unusual looks from Toronto Fashion Week

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 21, 2016

toronto fashion weekComing from a dedicated show-goer, Toronto Fashion Weeks seem to be growing and progressing each year. However, the fashions - although beautiful - are often safe and underwhelming. There's only a handful of designers who step outside of the box, making the audience do a double take and say, "wait, what?"

Here are my picks for the most unusual looks from Toronto Fashion Week. There need to be more of these!

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Fashion & Style

5 emerging designers from Toronto Fashion Week

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / March 21, 2016

toronto fashion weekLast Friday, Toronto Fashion Week's fall 2016 season came to a close. Though the event seems to be an excuse to peacock for an entire week, it's a totally different story for runway newcomers; designers and labels who presented their collections for the first time and are trying to pave a way for themselves in the Canadian fashion landscape.

Here are 5 emerging designers that caught my eye at Toronto Fashion Week.

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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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Announcements

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.
Announcements

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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