For designer Robbie Yarish, who recently founded the menswear brand Wynona, the secret to making great men’s clothes is studying women’s fashion. “I always look at women’s for inspiration,” he says, because he admires the ease of lightweight silks and poplins. “They just have all the fun, right?”
Chic sweaters will never go out of style, but the process of crafting our cozy knits is quickly evolving for the better. Olbrich Knitwear, a Montreal brand producing 3D knit garments is focused on integrating sustainability into every step of its production process.
Discovering a clothing item you instantly fall in love with can be a visceral experience. The French call it coup de coeur—love at first sight. This was the inspiration for outerwear brand Cape de Cœur.
Marilyn Monroe once said that “happiness is not in money, but in shopping.” She knew the experience is what we crave, an indulgence to be savoured and enjoyed. This has been the mantra of Andrews since it opened its first store inin Toronto’s Hazelton Lanes (now Yorkville Village), developing a niche in the city’s fashion landscape that focuses on customer experience.
Transparency is essential for LIVØM, the recently launched Canadian slow-living brand producing sustainable homeware and clothing.
For their first retail experience, the Toronto sportswear brand is popping up at downtown gallery from October 28th to the 30th.
By showcasing Tibi’s versatility, delivered with the effortless chill she exudes, Amy Smilovic is her own best advertisement, extending the Tibi brand to include a space for a community of like-minded, no-nonsense style enthusiasts.
The fashion designer and founder of Black Designers of Canada speaks out about his experience: “That’s the thing with systemic racism: it’s like carbon monoxide. You can’t see or smell it, but it affects us all deeply, and some don’t come back from it.”
“I don’t want to just be another designer, because there are enough of those. I need to make sure that everything I’m doing has an impact.”