Canada Fashion

We'd Raid These TV Characters' Closets

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Style

Ever see an outfit on a TV show, instantly think "I want that," and then scrounge the internet until you find a cheap look-alike? Regardless their ...

Hot Spring Trends for Denim

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The majority of my wardrobe is denim. It is so comfortable and has come a long way from the days when jeans were stiff and rigid. To find out the latest trends for denim this spring, I spoke with Gary Lenett, Co-Founder/President at Duer Denim and Dish Denim.

Why We Should Get Rid of the "Plus-Size" Label Altogether

Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Style
Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues

By separating two body types into "plus-size" and "straight size," the fashion industry is telling us that we have to either identify as the same size as the general public or not. According to retailers there is a plus-size and a straight size. Labelling sizing in this way separates us rather than unifying us. Fashion and body types are not black or white.

Toronto Fashion Week: Speaking Through Your Style

Jagneet Singh | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Style
Jagneet Singh

Monday was day one of Toronto Fashion Week, and I was there with a curious eye to how fashion inspires thought.

The Hottest Vegan Purse Trends For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

More and more there are greater options for vegan fashion. Recently, I spoke with Jill Fraser, Founder and CEO of Jill Milan, a luxury vegan handbag company based in California. Jill shared with me some of the hottest spring trends for traditional handbags and also vegan handbags.

Why Buy a Dress When You Can Rent?

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I heard about dress rentals when I started styling clients for their photo shoots. Renting a dress allows you to go to one location, try on a ton of dresses in a variety of styles and colours to see which is best for you (typically with an experienced stylist on hand to guide you).

Hot Spring Trends For Sweatpants

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There is nothing I love more than a good pair of sweats. Even better, if I can make my sweats look fashionable enough to wear them out, go shopping and run errands in them! To find out how I can look chic when running around town (and get that look that celebrities have!) I spoke with Elana Brynes, Founder and Creative Director of Kings of Cole.

Hot Spring Trends For Jackets

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

The weather has really changed here in Vancouver and it is looking more and more like spring everyday. I wanted to find out the latest spring tren...

Hot Tips For Long Luscious Lashes

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I spoke with Kimberly Soane, Director of Artistry at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Kim was one of the Bobbi Brown PRO artists who worked backstage at several New York Fashion Week shows. She has done it for several years and has worked with all kinds of lashes. Kim shared with me her hot tips on how you can get the most from your lashes.

Hot Trends For Nails This Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I now believe having my nails kept clean and neat finishes off any outfit nicely. My nails can be a nice compliment to what I am wearing or my mood. Recently, I spoke with Irene Lee, the owner of Pure Nail Bar and she shared with me some of her tips to keep nails neat looking and the hottest nail trends for spring.

Hot Shoe Trends For Spring 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have expanded my shoe wardrobe and of course, if you have been reading my blog, it has to be comfortable and stylish. Wanting to learn more about how I can expand my footwear and learn more about the latest spring trends, I spoke with Diego Greco, Product Line Developer for Hush Puppies Canada.

The Man Behind Michael Jackson's Signature Style

Luka Neskovic | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Style
Luka Neskovic

The military style, the sparkling white glove, the black pants and the bunched-up socks: These were Michael Jackson's legendary trademarks. And the team behind them? For 25 years, Michael Bush, together with his partner Dennis Tompkins, who passed away in 2011, created most of Michael Jackson's personal and concert tour wardrobes, designing the costumes, apparel, shoes and accessories.

Top Trends For Menswear For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was fortunate to speak with Reuben Uwi, CEO/Designer,U.T.F.L. - Uwi Twins Fashion Label . Reuben shared with me his top tips for trends for menswear for spring 2015 and where he will be next to get some fashion inspiration.

10 Ways to Look Subtly Sexy This Valentine's Day

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Looking overtly sexy is pretty easy. Throw on some tight, skimpy clothes, expose a ton of skin and you're good to go. Being subtly sexy however, can take a little more thought and effort. This Valentine's Day, if subtle sexiness is the look you're going for, here are 10 ways to achieve it.

How to Dress Up a T-Shirt and Look Fabulous for any Occasion

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love T-shirts and wear them with everything from skirts, to jeans to dressier pants. Recently, I spoke with Nicholas Brooke, CEO of Sunspel and Nicholas shared with me some of the top trends for T-shirts this spring. I was excited to hear from Nicholas about her suggestions on how to dress up a T-shirt and find out more about the hottest colours for spring 2015.

The Hottest Jewellery Trends For Spring!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

For years now, I have had a bracelet (my dad gave me), a watch and a long necklace that my friend gave me which I wear with everything. This is the extent of my jewelry. When I venture into downtown Vancouver, I always notice other women wearing layers of necklaces and looking so elegant. It looks simple, but how do I do this without over doing it?

How To Get The Most From Your Makeup Brushes

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.21.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

A few years ago, I purchased an eyeshadow brush from a cosmetics counter. Initially, I walked away after my purchase thinking, "I can't believe I just spent that much money on an eyeshadow brush." But then I brought it home and found that it does a much better job and made my life a lot easier than those little applicators that come with the eyeshadow set.

Hot Eyeshadow Trends For 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

For many, many years if you looked in my bathroom drawer, you would find only three different eyeshadows. An individual pink, brown and navy. I didn't have much variety in my looks and really couldn't have imagined how fun it would be to play with different colours.To learn more about how to use eyeshadows and the latest trends, I spoke with Adi Land.

Hot Celebrity Trends For Sweats In 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

So the other night I was watching Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons (yes, I admit I watch their shows!) and I noticed Khloé wearing some really cute sweats. I live in sweats and had to find out more. Could I wear sweatpants to the supermarket and still look on trend?

The Hottest Eyebrow Trends for 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Great eyebrows certainly frame the face. Recently, I spoke with Kiran Darred, Certified Esthetician and Threading expert and owner of Blink Brow Bar in Vancouver. Kiran shared with me the hottest trends for eyebrows for 2015.

Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2015 Is Gorgeous

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Pantone introduced the 2015 Colour of the Year, Marsala, and it is gorgeous! What I love about it is that it is neutral and will suit every skin tone. There are now cosmetics available for eyes, lips, and cheeks in celebration of Pantone's complex and robust nude shade.

The Hot Hair Trends for 2015

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I am eager to find out the hottest new hair trends for 2015! Recently I was lucky enough to speak with celebrity hair stylist Jen Atkin of Mane Addicts Jen shared with me her thoughts on the hottest hair trends for 2015.

How to Throw Together a Last Minute Holiday Party Outfit

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

This year, why not choose an LBD with a little somethin' somethin'. Perhaps it has a plunging neckline, or a cut-out or two. Maybe it's strapless, has a high slit or has only one shoulder. Or maybe, like mine, it exposes a bit of your back. Whichever you decide to wear, make sure the occasion calls for it and that you're not exposing more of yourself than you should.

How to Navigate the "Prediction Season" for 2015

Jeff Quipp | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Living
Jeff Quipp

As the holiday season nears and 2014 comes to an end, we're at the cusp of being inundated with countless lists and predictions about what 2015 holds. Everybody has the desire to gain insight into what's on the horizon. But with such a huge number of resources to turn to, how do you cut through the noise and find what is truly valuable?

Secrets From a Stylist's Handbag

Erin Nadler | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Style
Erin Nadler

Have you ever wondered what items professional fashion consultants use? Clients often ask me to share my secrets. I am ready to share my list of favourite things and with the holiday season fast approaching they might even spark some gift ideas.