Social media is nursing my #TFW fashion hangover

Photo courtesy Toronto Fashion Week Sadly, Toronto Fashion Week (#TFW) is over, but my fashion hangover remains.  In addition to a full week of runway shows, street style moments and after-party step and repeats, I immersed myself in all the pre-show hype on social media. Designers, fashion magazines and style influencers have been tweeting, posting and…

Canadian wedding dress designers please post better visuals

Image: Rivini.com I’m getting married… for the second time. Non-the-less, I am extremely excited. This time around, instead of the traditional big wedding, my American fiancé, his two boys and I are going to get married in the Canadian outdoors, specifically in the French River at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Now here is my…

Canadian designers can better leverage social media

Jessica Jensen   Image: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese Another talented Canadian designer is closing shop.  Handbag designer, Jessica Jensen, sent an email to her fans announcing the end to a decade long career.  This announcement is on the back of two beloved designers, Lida Baday and Jeremy Laing, also recently closing shop. What a blow to…

Canadian Fashion Influencers

Jessica Mulroney    Image: David Pike Globe and Mail LouLou Magazine’s #366DaysofLooks is not only indulgent eye candy, but a perfect platform to feature Canadian fashion influencers and designers. LouLou, an influencer itself with over 38K Twitter followers and 61K Instagram followers, has selected various Canadian style advocates to participate in their #366DaysofLooks initiative. Some of…

Canadian fashion designers at the 2016 Oscars

The carpet at the 2016 Oscars was extra red this year thanks to the 20 nominations Canadians received.  Films nominated include Ryan Gossling’s The Big Short, Rachel McAdams’ Spotlight, Jacob Tremblay’s Room, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s A Girl in the River and Pierre Even’s Brooklyn – just to name a few. While Canadian talent, from actors to…