Canada Fashion

Want The Perfect Look? Steal These Men's Style Secrets

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I love me a sharp-dressed man. All you have to do is look at a man in a custom-tailored suit to know that when it comes to dressing well, we women don't have a monopoly. In fact, we could even learn a thing or two from our male counterparts.

We All Have A Say In The Future Of Ontario's Culture Strategy

Marcello Cabezas | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Politics
Marcello Cabezas

In a world where a two-way exchange between government and citizen is the goal, it's encouraging when we see it actually happening. Since September, there have been a number of calls for insights from citizens. The end goal is to create the first ever comprehensive culture strategy for the province of Ontario.

How Guys Can Get A Fresh New Look This Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have been asked by many guys what the trends for men are this season, plus how can they look and feel their best. To find out the hottest looks for men, I spoke with the experts and they shared their advice on finding the best fit and clothing to suit your lifestyle.

How To Get A Completely Fresh Look This Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There is nothing I love more than a complete makeover. It is wonderful when a person can venture out of their comfort zone and try something new. Recently, I was fortunate enough to be a part of a fall makeover for a busy, hard-working mom. I also spoke with several style experts on makeup, haircuts, hair colour and the hottest fashion looks for fall.

5 Tips For Thrift Shopping Rookies

Jessica Moy | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Style
Jessica Moy

If you don't know where to begin (rookie status), I've created five tips that will hopefully make you feel less overwhelmed, help curate which pieces to splurge on and which to leave behind and give you an idea on how to put an outfit together that looks like you spent way more than you actually did. Don't worry, it will be our little secret.

Here's the Only Fall Fashion Roundup You'll Need

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Layers and cardigans, are a few of my favourites this fall! There are so many options for every shape and colour preference this season. And to provide the top tips to feel and look amazing this fall, I spoke with Amanda Kraemer, style director at LOFT.

My Open Love Letter to American Apparel

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Style
Jedannah Vieira

American Apparel's energy and fashion risk-taking was refreshing, and I would venture to say that it revived a love for long-lost styles that have since been adopted and copied by many fast-fashion retailers. Blatant dare-to-dream mentality and unabated vision is so hard to come by these days. Whatever happens, American Apparel is an example of what to do.

How to Get the Best Deals Online for Fall Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love fall fashion and also love shopping online. The time I save can be spent outdoors, or enjoying time with my friends or dining out. To find out the latest tips and tricks about how you can get the most out of your online shopping experience I spoke with Camille Kowalewski at eBay Canada.

Hot Hair Trends for Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I recently went to Vancouver Fashion Week and saw many different hair trends both on and off the runway. This fall there are so many looks to choose from, there is bound to be a hair trend you will love and can incorporate into your own special fall look.

Top Fall Trends from Vancouver Fashion Week

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Long gone are the days where you have to be a certain size, look a certain way, or be a certain age. All of that is old news. I was lucky enough to speak with Mo Zhou, PR and Social Media Coordinator for Vancouver Fashion Week. Mo provided her insights to Vancouver Fashion Week and the hot style trends for fall.

Hot Fall Trends for Tights and Leggings

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The only thing that keeps me wearing skirts in the winter when it is cold and wet, are tights. Leggings are great too. Sometimes, I will ride my bike in my leggings and then when I arrive to a restaurant throw on a skirt over the leggings and I am good for dinner or a night out.

How Millennials Are Shaping the Retail Market

Nick Cowling | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Business
Nick Cowling

When you think of millennials and fashion, the first thing that may come to mind is big brand names. After all, millennials are hard-working, successful individuals who go after what they want and indulging in that high-end designer item may be their way of treating themselves. However, recent findings are proving otherwise.

8 Fall Coats Every Woman Needs in Her Wardrobe

Caroline Topperman | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

In addition to this being sweater season (yippee!), it's also coat and jacket season. You know what that means -- our favourite toppers get to come out and see the world again!

Top Trends for Fall Commuter Jackets

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Cycling has come a long the past few years. Long gone are the days of having to choose between either cycling clothing or day clothes. Now there is a lovely hybrid of urban wear and commuting clothes that can take you from the office to riding around town.

Here Are Fall's Top Trends For Nails

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love pretty nails. They can really make an outfit come together and at the same time you can make a statement about your personality with the colours you choose for your polish. Here are the hottest trends for nails this fall and also the best tips to keep your manicure and pedicure looking amazing for a long time.

How to Find the Perfect Bra

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I am a curvy woman, so finding a bra that fits in all the right places is a challenge. Over the years, having the right information for a great fitting bra, has made the difference between a comfortable happy day and a day where I am feeling tugging and pain from my bra straps.

H&M's Hijab-Wearing Muslim Model Challenges Stereotypes

Aya Al-Hakim | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Style
Aya Al-Hakim

These women aren't separating their spirituality from personal or creative expression. By having the mainstream fashion industry represent women and men from different cultural and religious backgrounds, stereotypes and beliefs towards a group of people can be challenged. It is a step towards making unseen people seen.

The Best Men's Scents to Look Out for This Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.12.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There is nothing better than a gorgeous scent. To find out the latest for men's scents this fall, I was fortunate enough to speak with Jolisa Masucol, VP of Marketing at Scent Trunk, and Will Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk. They shared with me all the top trends for men's scents, how to choose a scent for the man in your life and other helpful tips.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Wardrobe and Your Dollar

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.

Hot Shoe Trends to Look Out for This Fall

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.05.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love fall. It is my favourite season because of the beautiful weather with a slight chill, and the rich colours that are on trend this season. To find out the latest shoes styles for fall, I spoke with Diego Greco, Product Line Developer at Hush Puppies. Diego shared with me some of the top trends for footwear this season.

How to Stay on Brand and in Budget for Back-to-School Must-Haves

Andrea Stairs | Posted 09.05.2015 | Canada Parents
Andrea Stairs

Working for a major e-commerce player for 10 years, I've become an online shopping expert. It's easy to find a variety of back-to-school must-haves online with different price tags; here are three examples that will help you balance your kid's wish lists with your budget.

10 Tips for Surviving a Marathon Indian Wedding

masalamommas | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Living

Anyone who has had or has ever been to an Indian wedding knows that they are not like other Canadian weddings. Indian weddings can last four or more days of festivities -- they really do become a marathon of sorts.

How to Incorporate the Colour Black into Your Look

Caroline Topperman | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

Black is slimming and the go to colour in many of our wardrobes, so it's easy to wear, right? Not so fast. If your clothing is ill fitting then it won't look good, no matter the colour. In addition, black can easily wash you out and (gasp!) make you appear older and even (insert another gasp here) make you look frumpy.

30 Things I've Learned About Style in Time to Turn 30

Anne T. Donahue | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Style
Anne T. Donahue

On Saturday, August 29, I turn 30. Three-oh. Twenty plus ten years. The age in which you are completely responsible for your own actions and can't, in any way, shape, or form, blame it on your "turbulent twenties" or "being young." That's why here, in the spirit of turning 30 and basking in life lessons, I present: 30 things I learned about style over the course of the last 30 years.

Fall Style Trends for Jackets

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love fall fashion! The colours are gorgeous, the layers are amazing and so many style options to choose from. Recently, I spoke with Nina Bucci owner of Suite 6 Boutique and works closely with Mia Melon and One Man Outerwear. Nina shared her thoughts on the hottest style trends for jackets and how to care for your outerwear.