Fashion

  • The Kit editors take the fall trends for a workwear spin
    Here’s how to wear runway trends IRL — and at the office. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 days ago
  • Pink isn’t what it used to be
    Pink is a colour in transition — pretty, and pretty unsettling. Its lingering kitsch factor has clouded its impact. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 week ago
  • The humble backpack gets the high-fashion treatment
    Backpacks are not just for back-to-school anymore. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 weeks ago
  • An alpine exploration into cult beauty brand Valmont
    Switzerland’s pristine natural resources, such as glacial spring water and freshly harvested honey, feature heavily in the Swiss skin care brand’s products. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 weeks ago
  • Bid farewell to dry, end-of-summer ends with a shoulder-leng...
    Celebs show off sleek trend for autumn. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 weeks ago
  • Food and fashion make nice for Toronto Fashion Week
    How Toronto Fashion Week is showcasing a unique food and drink series inspired by designer collections at top restaurants in Bloor-Yorkville. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 weeks ago
  • Four things to look forward to at Toronto Fashion Week
    Fashion shows, pop-ups and meaningful panels to check out during the Sept. 4-6 schedule ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 weeks ago
  • Your zodiac guide to fall’s best bags
    Choose your next handbag based on your horoscope, recommends The Kit’s Jillian Vieira ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 weeks ago
  • Why women are getting inked for their weddings
    Even as permanent tattoos become increasingly common and accepted, there’s still a pervasive idea in Western culture that to be a beautiful bride, a woman must be unmarked. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 weeks ago
  • What’s the point of the tennis dress?
    From Serena’s catsuit and ruffles to shorts and a tank — it’s time for fashion to rally on the court. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 weeks ago
  • Face mists provide luxe pick-me-up
    Treat yourself and get moisture that can help keep makeup in place. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion4 weeks ago
  • Selena Gomez partners with Coach for clothing collection
    This is the third collab from Coach and Gomez since they first linked up in early 2017. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion4 weeks ago
  • How much has Meghan Markle spent on clothes since she got en...
    And where did all that money go? Let’s get into it. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion4 weeks ago
  • How to host a chic bachelorette party
    Five Toronto spots where you can eat, drink and party in style. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion4 weeks ago
  • An affordable shortcut to great skin
    The Kit’s Katherine Lalancette test-drives the next-gen Clarisonic brush ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 month ago
  • Celeb makeup looks from Kate Bosworth, Chloë Grace Moretz...
    Techniques to try before summer ends ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 month ago
  • Jessica Mulroney’s new fashion line goes back to basi...
    As fashion specialist at Hudson’s Bay, she’s found a natural fit as spokeswoman for the department store’s new CORE Life brand, a line of everyday basics. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 month ago
  • Proenza Schouler and Lancome team up for pop-art infused mak...
    Described as ‘bold, colourful, and graphic,’ the limited-edition offerings play on both brands’ love of art and fashion. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 month ago
  • Your summer skin care tool kit
    Step up your beauty routine with the buzziest gadgets on the market. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion1 month ago
  • We found the best brow gel ever
    In The Kit’s If You Only Buy One series, we do the deep-digging and test-driving to select the top beauty products out there. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • My wedding workout diary
    I committed to three months of bridal boot camp. Here’s how the first month went. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Being fashionable doesn’t have to mean paying top dol...
    Four editor-approved shopping scores to upgrade your August wardrobe. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Colourism: ‘the kind of black that mainstream culture ...
    Colourism was coined by famed author Alice Walker to explain the prejudice placed on black people with dark skin and the privileges afforded to those with lighter skin. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Former refugee challenges beauty ideals
    Nyakim Gatwech is emerging modelling royalty. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Beauty feast
    A taste of summer’s most delicious lipstick shades ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Why I can’t quit using the most famous ’90s fr...
    Its spicy, woody tones earned a permanent spot in my fragrance rotation, becoming a go-to on occasions where I crave confidence or simply want to feel close to a woman I worship. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • 3 consignment stores in the GTA selling luxury for less
    Two consignment shops in Toronto proper, plus a Hamilton-based online shop, are the best bets for finding luxury goods. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • The Duchess of Sussex steps out in a Canadian dress by Calga...
    Blush dress is believed to be the first Canadian based ready-to-wear brand the former Meghan Markle has showcased at a public event since her wedding in May. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Prosecco popsicle stands, nitrogen ice cream and DIY taco ba...
    This is the summer of the over-the-top wedding, with couples seeking to top each other with the newest, freshest gimmick. And much of the fuss is about food, the more visually remarkable the better. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Modern brides are using henna art to tell their stories
    The tradition of henna goes back multiple centuries when it was first discovered that a paste made from the dried leaves of the henna plant had a cooling effect on the body — today, henna as an art form has progressed. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • This reality show star is working to reshape the plus-size f...
    Reality TV star Roxy Earle is collaborating with Le Chateau to develop more inclusive, innovative clothes for plus-size women. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion2 months ago
  • Makeover: A look that compliments mom’s busy lifestyle
    Leslie Biggar is a professional photographer in Vancouver, with two young kids that keep her busy. She was in desperate need of a hair and makeup update. Leslie has naturally thick and curly hair. She had grown out an asymmetrical hair cut and wanted to brighten up her colour. I… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion2 months ago
  • Fab 5: Square up
    When it comes to summer prints, it’s time to look beyond the florals and geometric motifs. Enter plaid and gingham. While checks may feel more fitting in the fall, on the right silhouette, they can still feel elegant and right for now. From universally flattering gingham separates to printed accessories… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Roxy Earle brings her ‘my size’ mentality to Le ...
    Fashion should make you feel good — no matter your dress size or physical shape. It’s an idea brands and designers have finally begun to embrace on a broader scale in recent seasons, introducing more size-inclusive collections beyond the “standard” set of numbers. But, according to Roxy Earle, we’ve still… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • This Just In: Gucci Bloom Acqua di Fiori Eau de Toilette, Av...
    Gucci  Bloom Acqua di Fiori Eau de Toilette They say: A fresh scent for summer that blends the notes of the original Gucci Bloom fragrance with a new accord of Galbanum and “dainty” Cassis buds. We say: This scent is greener and slightly less floral than the original elixir. The take is pleasant… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • The It List: Jess Belt Bag from Vancouver brand Sonya Lee
    The product: Sonya Lee Jess Belt Bag. Why we love it: Fanny packs are, in fact, back in fashion. This time, though, they’ve been given a slightly more, well, fashionable name: belt bags. The hands-free handbags have been spotted on street-style stars and celebrities in a wide array of colours,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Beauty Bar: Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Omega 3 Hand Cream
    What it is: A hand cream that contains only 10 ingredients: water, cold-pressed organic flaxseed oil, organic shea butter, glyceryl stearate, glycerin, beeswax, sclerotium, phenethyl alcohol, vanilla scent and coconut extract. From the Alberta-based brand Rocky Mountain Soap Co., this hand cream promises to “transport” users to the tropics through… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Style Q&A: Vancouver fashion brand Harly Jae creates con...
    When you first see the marketing images for the Vancouver-based-brand Harly Jae, don’t be surprised if you immediately want to buy the entire collection. The timeless, vintage-inspired styles, which are all crafted locally, exude a sort of effortless, attainable cool. And the fact that the brand is doing its best… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Makeover: Braids are a bridal trend that is still going stro...
    As a bridal specialist, I like to stay on top of the latest hair and makeup trends to provide my bride-to-be the best options for creating a bridal style that is unique to their personal style. I recently collaborated on a styled photo shoot with Petite Pearl Events, an avant-garde… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Makeover: Braids are a bridal trend that is still going stro...
    As a bridal specialist, I like to stay on top of the latest hair and makeup trends to provide my bride-to-be the best options for creating a bridal style that is unique to their personal style. I recently collaborated on a styled photo shoot with Petite Pearl Events, an avant-garde… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Brooks: Stampede fashion show raises funds for newborns
    More than 650 fashionably fabulous guests gathered at Holt Renfrew on June 13 to sip, sup, shop and take in an amazing fashion presentation featuring Holts Stampede style. The fifth annual Stampede Fashion Show presented by The CORE and Holt Renfrew supported Calgary Health Trust’s (CHT) Newborn Needs Campaign, an… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • Brooks: Stampede fashion show raises funds for newborns
    More than 650 fashionably fabulous guests gathered at Holt Renfrew on June 13 to sip, sup, shop and take in an amazing fashion presentation featuring Holts Stampede style. The fifth annual Stampede Fashion Show presented by The CORE and Holt Renfrew supported Calgary Health Trust’s (CHT) Newborn Needs Campaign, an… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • Have flip flops become fashionable again?
    After the mid-2000s, the footwear was thought to find its place as a beach companion or slipper stand-in. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • Salut: Five fun and funky wine-themed items every vino lover...
    Want to take your wine obsession to a whole new level? Well, you’re in luck.  We’ve rounded up five vino-themed items spanning summertime wearables to kitchen essentials — several of which are sourced from local brands and retailers — that are sure to up your overall appreciation for the good grape.… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Salut: Five fun and funky wine-themed items every vino lover...
    Want to take your wine obsession to a whole new level? Well, you’re in luck.  We’ve rounded up five vino-themed items spanning summertime wearables to kitchen essentials — several of which are sourced from local brands and retailers — that are sure to up your overall appreciation for the good grape.… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Style Q & amp; A: Diving deep withThe Saltwater Collecti...
    Still searching for the perfect swimsuit this summer season? You may want to check out Canadian brand The Saltwater Collective. Featuring stylish suits largely in monochromatic shades, the range is built on the idea that everybody — and therefore every body — deserves to find the perfect swimsuit. Camilla James,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Style Q & amp; A: Diving deep withThe Saltwater Collecti...
    Still searching for the perfect swimsuit this summer season? You may want to check out Canadian brand The Saltwater Collective. Featuring stylish suits largely in monochromatic shades, the range is built on the idea that everybody — and therefore every body — deserves to find the perfect swimsuit. Camilla James,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Fab 5: Happy long weekend
    Last year may have been the big 150, but it’s always fun to celebrate Canada Day, especially when it comes to that extra day off work. And while red and white are perfectly sensible colours for any closet, on July 1, it can be challenging to find ways to wear… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Fab 5: Happy long weekend
    Last year may have been the big 150, but it’s always fun to celebrate Canada Day, especially when it comes to that extra day off work. And while red and white are perfectly sensible colours for any closet, on July 1, it can be challenging to find ways to wear… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • How to work clear, runway-inspired bags on a budget
    Find clear runway-inspired bags at these shops for affordable prices. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • Lobe trotting: Black Line Studio explores constellation tren...
    Thinking of getting constellation piercings yourself? Black Line Studio’s Nicolae shares must-know Intel. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • The rise of inclusive foundation in makeup
    Over the last five years, the “number of unique facial cosmetic colours available on shelves has grown 22 per cent, outpacing the general pace of new product development in facial cosmetics by seven times,� a report says. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • Adopted woman finds the sister she never knew living next do...
    Hillary Harris, who was adopted as an infant and was searching for her half-sister she never met, discovered her sister was her next-door neighbour. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • 5 summer beauty essentials
    The summer season practically begs for a simplification of one’s everyday beauty routine. (See you later, contouring!) In fact, at it simplest, the season’s beauty theme can best be broken down into three easy elements: sun protection, a soft glow and a kiss of colour. With these things in mind,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • 5 summer beauty essentials
    The summer season practically begs for a simplification of one’s everyday beauty routine. (See you later, contouring!) In fact, at it simplest, the season’s beauty theme can best be broken down into three easy elements: sun protection, a soft glow and a kiss of colour. With these things in mind,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Style in the City: Dominika Nova
    Name: Dominika Nova Occupation: Financial administrator and blogger Personal style in one word: Feminine Social media: @dominikanova on Instagram; thenovascoop.com Love Dominika’s look? Here are a few look-alike items to help you re-create it for yourself.  The dress A simple (and simply sweet) white dress is perfect for the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Style in the City: Dominika Nova
    Name: Dominika Nova Occupation: Financial administrator and blogger Personal style in one word: Feminine Social media: @dominikanova on Instagram; thenovascoop.com Love Dominika’s look? Here are a few look-alike items to help you re-create it for yourself.  The dress A simple (and simply sweet) white dress is perfect for the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Calgary Horticultural Society: Landscape fabric — whe...
    Landscape fabric or “geotextileâ€� is useful for protecting steep slopes from storm and wind erosion, is effective in commercial crop production and, for the home gardener, it can be used to form a seal on the vertical sides of a raised bed or compost pile if the contents are escaping.… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • Calgary Horticultural Society: Landscape fabric — whe...
    Landscape fabric or “geotextileâ€� is useful for protecting steep slopes from storm and wind erosion, is effective in commercial crop production and, for the home gardener, it can be used to form a seal on the vertical sides of a raised bed or compost pile if the contents are escaping.… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • Beauty Bar: Charlotte Tilbury Bigger Brighter Eyes Filter
    What it is: A four-colour eyeshadow palette (called a quad in beauty circles) that promises to provide the “biggest, brightest-looking eyes.” Said to be inspired by the “sparkling, eye-widening filters of social media,” the universal palette features four complementing shadow shades that are suitable for everyone. The shadow palette is… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Balzer: Is it too late to “fix upâ€� your garden?
    “I’d rather buy the house with nothing and get started building the garden because it’s is easier to build from scratch than haul out dead trees.â€� My daughter and I are looking at homes and one house for sale has a big old dead tree and the other has nothing… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • Balzer: Is it too late to “fix upâ€� your garden?
    “I’d rather buy the house with nothing and get started building the garden because it’s is easier to build from scratch than haul out dead trees.â€� My daughter and I are looking at homes and one house for sale has a big old dead tree and the other has nothing… ... more
    CH -Fashion3 months ago
  • This Just In: CHANEL L’Huile Anti-Pollution Cleansing ...
    CHANEL L’Huile Anti-Pollution Cleansing Oil They say: A cleansing oil from French beauty and fashion brand CHANEL that promises to remove makeup — even long-wearing and waterproof versions — while also freeing skin of “impurities and pollutants.” Suitable for all skin types, the formula is Ophthalmologist, dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic. We say: This… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Do you really know what your kids are doing on their devices...
    Today’s kids are meeting strangers, some of them adults, on a variety of apps ranging from the seemingly innocuous Musical.ly, to WhatsApp and, more recently, Houseparty. ... more
    TheStar -Fashion3 months ago
  • Summer style: What to wear this season
    It’s no secret that the summer season is all about fun. From getting outside to soak up some sunshine with friends and family in your own backyard, to escaping on a hot holiday, it’s the perfect time to break routine and try something different. And that sense of adventure is… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • The It List: Artis Elite Mirror Collection
    The product:  Artis Elite Mirror Collection Why we love it: A collection of brushes from the luxury makeup brush brand Artis. Featuring a slick mirrored-metal design, the range includes a variety of different-headed handled brushes, each offering seamless blending for liquid, cream or powder makeup formulas. While each brush is available… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Social Seen: Stylin’ 9-5
    Stylin’ 9-5 Where: The Helm Clothing When: June 13, 2018 What: An evening focused on providing styling tips on how to build a versatile work wardrobe and how to get the most out of everyday work attire Featuring: Refreshments and eats, a presentation by owner Chad Helm and early access… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Fashion3 months ago
  • Social Seen: Stylin’ 9-5
    Stylin’ 9-5 Where: The Helm Clothing When: June 13, 2018 What: An evening focused on providing styling tips on how to build a versatile work wardrobe and how to get the most out of everyday work attire Featuring: Refreshments and eats, a presentation by owner Chad Helm and early access… ... more
    EdmontonJournal -Fashion3 months ago
  • Makeover: A new look for the trip of a lifetime
    Sonia Langford, 73, is packing her camera and travelling to Greece for two months. Sonia’s has straight and medium textured hair. It feels heavy and shapeless and tends to fall flat on top. She wanted a shorter style that would look feminine and be easy to style while on her… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
  • Fab 5: Matchy, matchy
    It’s summertime and the dressin’ is easy … right? Well, it is if you go with co-ordinates or co-ordinating pieces (or co-ords, if you can’t be bothered to say the whole word). Not only are they amazing for your vacation suitcase (two pieces and a few extras equals three easy… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion3 months ago
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