FROM THE ARCHIVE: Tonight at World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto, Joe Fresh and Pink Tartan present their fall/winter 2014 collections. Joseph Mimran and Kimberley Newport-Mimran are the husband and wife founders behind the brands. Together, they have carved out a significant place in Canada’s fickle fashion landscape.
Miriam Toews’s 21-year-old daughter, Georgia, answers the door. Georgia is friendly and laconic. She is taking time off university to work, and she occasionally does stand-up comedy—something that requires not only an excellent sense of humour, but a lot of courage and resilience. Maybe these are traits that get ingrained when Miriam Toews is your mother.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Jack Diamond has designed buildings throughout the world, but the front parlour of his home in Toronto’s Moore Park neighbourhood isn’t lined with pictures of his opera houses, city halls, or university buildings; instead, there’s a collection of watercolours he has painted over the course of his long career.
William Thorsell, director and CEO of the Royal Ontario Museum, is changing the way Canadians see—and are seen.