Archive For The “Fashion Trends” Category

Looking for that special luxury item? Here’s how to find it online

While the rest of the planet was clicking through holiday wish lists, the luxury-goods marketplace was reluctant to come around to e-commerce. Really, there are still some holdouts, such as Parisian leather products company Goyard, who’ve yet to make themselves accessible online. But in 2017, the world wide web has become a wonderful place to…

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Fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, dies at 77

Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and that dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation declared Alaia’s departure on Saturday without providing details. Twitter tributes to his influence on fashion poured in from around the…

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She Does The Town: A pioneering Site’s decade of disruption

As the female-focused website She Does The City turns 10, Caitlin Agnew sits down with creator Jen McNeely After the site She Does the City went live in 2007, it was unlike anything you could discover online. Composing with a young female audience in mind, founder Jen McNeely was a trailblazer of authentic storytelling and…

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How online concierge services take the stress out of holiday shopping

Already overwhelmed by your vacation to-do list? There is an app for it. Caitlin Agnew logs on virtual concierge services As we increasingly find ourselves feeling poor, with not enough hours in the day to get everything done, virtual concierges are popping up to help with everything from gift shopping to finding a new outfit…

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Stranger (Matters) style: The Very Best retro looks from the Netflix fan favourite

As the retro thriller Stranger Things returns, Caitlin Agnew examines its best throwback style statements (warning, many spoilers ahead) Among the most hotly anticipated TV events of 2017 was the return of Stranger Things on Oct. 27. The Netflix sci-fi drama picks up where founders, the Duffer Brothers, left at the fictional city of Hawkins,…

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Moncler Proprietor Remo Ruffini on expanding in Canada??

When Remo Ruffini purchased Moncler in 2003, the winter-wear company was almost bankrupt. Since that time, the Italian entrepreneur has revitalized the brand: He introduced the world to statement ski coats (the kind that cost as much as a mortgage payment but seem equally eloquent on the slopes as in a town), outfitted just about…

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Luminato, EDIT and Canadian Art Foundation events celebrate future of  Style

Luminato’s Big Bang Bash,nbsp;Toronto Luminato Festival, the yearly 10-day arts party in Toronto, typically holds its huge fundraiser on the eve of this festival’s summertime launching. This year, however, it was fundraising in the autumn with the attention not on what is to come in these days, but instead a preview of what we’re likely…

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Subscribe: 3 Canadian Style podcasts you should Listen to

As the podcast trend crosses over to the style and beauty worlds, Caitlin Agnew songs into three Canadian alternatives It has been 11 years since podcast pioneer This American Life started streaming free MP3s of its episodes, and the medium has exploded in popularity and breadth of subject matter within the decade since. In 2017,…

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What Gucci’s fur ban means for Canada’s Business

As the designer tag joins the Fur-Free Alliance, Caitlin Agnew looks at how it will affect the perception and use of this controversial material On October 11, Italian fashion house Gucci made international headlines when it announced that it would no longer use animal fur in any of its goods, starting with the Spring 2018…

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Velvet Bits for every occasion

Visit to register for the Globe Style e-newsletter, your weekly digital guide to the players and trends influencing style, design and entertaining, plus shopping tips and inspiration for living well. And follow Globe Style on Instagram . Courtesy: The Globe And Mail

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