In the summertime, when the feeling is easy, dressing becomes a more creative endeavor. Sartorial rules are relaxed, the days grow longer, and workday slides effortlessly into happy hours on the patio.
“I wanted it to be more Demna, less Cristóbal this time,” Balenciaga’s creative director Demna Gvasalia recently told Vogue. “Something more vicious. Gothic in a way.”
The designer of this moment, a moment of print, pattern, colour and femininity, is undoubtedly Christian Wiinants. His powerful collection is found in Canada exclusively at 119 Corbo.
Spring signals lightness of spirit and the message includes lots of dots There are few prints so closely associated with flirty fun and youthfulness. Now is just such a moment.
When fashion is the language that expresses character and individual style, options abound for gifts that will accentuate, embellish, add that extra bit of wit and drama. Individual offerings must be selected, or hinted, with care and attention. The quest is for that perfect piece to elevate a look into something iconic, something that underscores the strength and passion of the woman beneath.
A slight chill in the air signals a shift in mood, moving away from summer’s airy fabrics and spacious shapes and offering instead structure, substance, heft.
We recently caught up with one of the PR industry’s powerhouses for a quick whirl through her wardrobe plans for fall, her gala and festival survival tips, and the inside story on her style.
As summer begins to fade and fall eases in, transitional dressing becomes paramount. The season’s ambiguity calls for thoughtful staples, fabrics light enough to layer, and pieces that maintain the ease and comfort we’ve welcomed all summer.
No period of fashion elevated the strength and power of the female form quite like the 1980’s. Oscillating between feminine and fetish, designers have resurrected the decade’s modus operandi for summer 2017.
There is a seismic shift in the way the modern woman wants to appear in the world. Her version of strength comes from within and is translated into powerful shapes that allow her to keep her secrets to herself, and to measure what she wants the outside world to know.
This is the moment in the year — of the mad dash to accomplish the work of the day which then slides into the celebrations, the parties, the demands and the desires of the season.
As soon as there is a slight chill in the air our thoughts turn to tucking in – wrapping ourselves in great coats and cashmere, spending time in cozy company, dinner parties, slow cooking, great cocktails and conversation.
Factory Girl was one term. Superstar is the other, and she is the Girl for whom that term was coined. It was a term that attempted to contain all the things she was – dazzling, luminous, exuding a kind of … what? Something that no one else had or had even thought of. She was It. Everything was brighter and better in her presence. She was girl on fire.
Meet: Suzanne Boyd – powerhouse, creator and editor in chief of Zoomer magazine, which articulates the vibrant new reality of life at age 45+; business woman; friend; mentor; fashion influencer.
What’s modern today? Pared-down silhouettes, simple and clean yet exuding the drama that befits the strength of the woman wearing them. The modern woman is drawn to the ease, simplicity and lean lines of dresses – a full look without the fuss, comfortable without looking “relaxed” or undone.
Context, we are told, is everything. And so it was when we slipped behind the scenes and visited the place where it all happens, the old world atelier where creativity and craft come together for Maison Margiela. The space has history and even those areas meant purely for utility – a staircase, a closet — […]