Simons to Launch New Collection Showcasing Indigenous Design Talent

May 08, 2020 at 08:18PM Highlighting the work of eight Indigenous designers from across Canada, Simons will launch a capsule collection on June 1 in collaboration with Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO); it boasts bold patterns, complex beadwork and intricate embroidery that all speak to the unique traditional backgrounds of

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Bumble is Hosting a Series of Virtual Events This Weekend to Help Canadians Stay Connected

May 08, 2020 at 06:15PM In these quarantine times, “weekend plans” may no longer be a concept but Bumble is trying to get Canadians out of their isolation ruts with a series of virtual events built to foster a sense of community and connection. Their first-ever Bumble Hive @ Home

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Texture Talk: 6 Local Women with Afro-Textured Hair Share Their Quarantine Hair Journeys

May 07, 2020 at 11:44PM Welcome to Texture Talk, a new weekly column that celebrates and deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from springy S-patterns to densely-packed coils — because curly hair is far from one big category. This week, we asked six Canadian women with Afro-textured

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Gillette Canada Launches ‘My Virtual Barber’ Program With Focus on LGBTQ2S+ Inclusion

May 07, 2020 at 10:16PM With barbershops and hairdressers closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, men (and women) across Canada have been left to their own devices when it comes to grooming. Until now, that is. This week, Gillette Canada has just announced the launch of a new program

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Moose Knuckles Launches New COVID-19 Relief Initiative Featuring Local Artists

May 07, 2020 at 10:06PM Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles has just announced a COVID-19 relief initiative designed to support hospitals and local artists across the world. Called ‘Moose Knuckles Give a F*ck One of a Kind Jackets’, the initiative sees the brand collaborating with a handful of artists across

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Simone Rocha Taps Canadian Creative Petra Collins for New 4 Moncler Collection Video

May 07, 2020 at 08:02PM London-based designer Simone Rocha’s new pieces for Moncler Genius launched today, and with the drop comes a new mesmerizing video directed by Toronto native Petra Collins. Set to the haunting sounds of Mozart’s choral work “Lacrimosa”, Collins’ dance-centric visual showcases the collection’s floral-heavy, tulle-infused pieces

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Five Pieces From Marimekko’s New Uniqlo Collab to Take You Through a Day At Home

May 07, 2020 at 05:12PM Print lovers rejoice—the third seasonal capsule offering from Uniqlo x Marimekko arrives on the Canada site today, bursting with the colourful pattern work that the Finnish fashion and decor brand is known for. From easy espadrilles for puttering around while doing chores to tent dresses

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A Treasure Trove of Pre-Owned Chanel Pieces Just Landed on Farfetch

May 07, 2020 at 03:53PM Attention fashion lovers: Farfetch just dropped an amazing collection of archival Chanel pieces on site in partnership with Rewind Vintage Affairs. The 49-piece collection offers everything from clothing to handbags and accessories from the brand’s collections from the ’80s and ’90s. The pieces were given

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Winnipeg-based Brand Freed Will Launch a ‘Mommy & Me’ Collection This Weekend

May 06, 2020 at 04:15PM This might surprise you, but the #shoplocal movement in Canada isn’t an entirely new sentiment. For 100 years, Freed & Freed has been a manufacturing mainstay in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The family-operated business has an eponymous outerwear brand that was created by the fourth-generation president of

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Self-Isolation Diary: How Smythe’s Designers Are Co-Running Their Brand During Quarantine

May 06, 2020 at 03:17PM With people around the country now in Week 8 of self-isolation, FASHION is reaching out to some of our favourite Canadians to get a peek into how they’re living their lives in lockdown (remember: #StayHomeSaveLives). Each week, keep an eye out for new self-isolation diaries

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Canadian Artisan Product Sales Have Grown ‘Exponentially’ of Late, According to Simons

May 05, 2020 at 03:35PM By week’s end, we will have hit the two-month mark of social distancing. Whilst it’s undoubtedly been a tough transition, and one that, despite the length of the situation, still doesn’t feel totally ‘normal’, there has been plenty of good that has come out of

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Caitlin Moran on Adapting Her Novel, How to Build a Girl, Starring Beanie Feldstein

May 04, 2020 at 10:20PM These days, Caitlin Moran is all about positivity. It wasn’t always that way. As a teen, the British journalist/novelist got her break cutting down bands as a famously acerbic rock critic – “I became unbelievably vicious,” she admits. It’s an experience she’d turn into a

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Corey Moranis’ New Collection Brings a Bit of Spring Into Your Wardrobe

May 04, 2020 at 06:15PM Dance and design, what a match made in heaven; and the campaign for jewellery designer Corey Moranis’ newest pieces is heavenly indeed. Through the movements and gestures of Winnipeg-based dancer and choreographer Kaja Irwin, her Spring collection comes to life, and at a time when

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