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Fashion & Style

Toronto vs Everybody gets the Pokemon Go treatment

Posted by Amy Grief / July 21, 2016

toronto vs pokemonApparently Niantic sees Toronto as a sleepy city. And perhaps the company behind Pokemon Go still thinks of us as Toronto the Good - that's why it filled Hogtown with a slew of long-nosed, yellow Drowzees.

Now you can show your love for this psychic Pokemon with a t-shirt - created by Will O'Neill on the website Design by Humans - that riffs on Peace Collective's popular Toronto vs Everybody line.

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Toronto designers say ZARA brand copied their work

Posted by Amy Grief / July 21, 2016

Toronto ZaraZARA and its parent company Inditex have been under fire lately for allegedly copying independent designers and artists, including one design duo in Toronto.

Crywolf, a boutique at 91 Ossington Ave., posted a note on Facebook and Instagram yesterday detailing how Bershka (an Inditex brand) sold a pin that looked eerily similar to its own Healing Cloud pin (pictured above).

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Toronto is getting its first PUMA Lab

Posted by Amy Grief / July 12, 2016

puma labf you're a big PUMA fan, you should probably head to the Foot Locker at 337 Queen Street West next week. Why? Because Canada's first ever PUMA Lab is opening on July 20.

The PUMA Lab will be like a store within a store, featuring a slew of shoes, apparel and accessories. The small, highly branded space will include PUMA's capsule collection and collaborations as well as new products, which are slated to be released about once every two months.

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What might replace Toronto Fashion Week?

Posted by Amy Grief / July 11, 2016

toronto fashion weekWith no warning, the American company IMG axed Toronto Fashion Week last week. Naturally, many were shocked and questioned how the city would deal this now gaping hole in Toronto's sartorial scene.

But not everything thinks it's such as bad thing. While Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser is sad to see it go, she wasn't too surprised.

Even though she's shown four times at the biannual event, she's witnessed many signs of change, especially after massive brands such as Pink Tartan and Joe Fresh stopped participating and when World Mastercard dropped out as Fashion Week's title sponsor.

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Huge costume sale in Toronto next weekend

Posted by Amy Grief / July 10, 2016

Costume sale TorontoIt's never too early to start preparing for Halloween in Toronto. I mean, doesn't everyone start working on their costume in July? If you're one of these All Hallows' Eve preppers, you should probably head to Theatrix Costume House this week.

The long-standing store at 165 Geary Ave. is hosting a garage sale on July 16 and 17 because it's moving to Parkdale at the end of the summer. Naturally, it needs to clear out some pieces. So get ready to stock up on sequinned and feathered attire.

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There's a Bunz flea market happening in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / July 7, 2016

bunzToronto loves Bunz Trading Zone. And while most of the Bunz-related fun happens online, there are often opportunities to solicit trades in real life, including at the upcoming Bunz flea market.

The first ever Bunz Flea is happening on the night October 6, 2016 at the Gladstone Hotel.

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