Canada Fashion

When It Comes To Your Personal Style, Screw Perfection

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Here's the thing: style is completely subjective. It's also ever changing. Yes there are (so-called) rules and guidelines, do's and don'ts, ins and outs, but style itself is, or should be, a personal, individual thing -- an expression of and extension of the self.

Mature 35 + Style Trends For 2017!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.06.2017 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

I love style that I can feel my very best in. That means clothes that suit my lifestyle and I can also continue to expand my boundaries and try new th...

Top Style Trends For Both Men And Women For 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.03.2017 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have no idea what I will be doing on New Year's Eve, but I am excited for the new style trends for 2017. There is going to be a lot of new looks for both men and women. My goal for 2017, is to try a few new looks and get out of my comfort zone.

The Hottest Style Trends For Winter

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Canada is synonymous with red. This colour evokes a warm nostalgic feeling and works for everyone! Add to this some golden oak, winter white, woodrose, cabernet, snowy ice, grizzly brown and celestial blue and you have the perfect mix of colours that you can dress in and it also paints the perfect Canadian landscape!

Justin Trudeau Wasn't The Only Best-Dressed Canadian This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Style

Canada's got plenty of style stars.

Stylish Winter Maternity Coats For The Modern Mom

Katrina Turnbull | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Style
Katrina Turnbull

Pregnant moms-to-be rejoice! Never before have there been so many options for stylish winter maternity coats. Designers have caught up with demand. You no longer have to sacrifice fashion for function during pregnancy. I've found the best stylish winter maternity coats to keep you and your inside baby warm and toasty this winter.

It's Finally Men's Turn To Embrace So-Called 'Feminine' Fabrics

Leah Morrigan | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Style
Leah Morrigan

True self-expression must have freedom without gendered boundaries. To allow men true freedom, freedom of their senses, we must loosen the knots of gender expression through clothing and fabric and allow men to be who they naturally are.

Top Style Trends For 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

There are going to be a lot of new, exciting, innovative style trends for both guys and women in 2017! Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with two leading designers from Vancouver - Reuben and Lévi Uwi of U.T.F.L. (Uwi Twins Fashion Label). Their style and clothes are as unique as their story.

5 Ways To Get A Return On Your Investment When Shopping

Inessa Radostin | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Style
Inessa Radostin

There are a few ways that can guarantee that you not only invest in pieces that you can get a lot of use out of but pieces that can make your closet more dynamic. Having a closet that is actually functional can help you redefine both your daily life and your future success. If you exercise these very easy to follow steps every time you go shopping, you should have no problem turning a closet that is "blah" into a closet that rocks your world!

Life Lessons From Wearing The Same Little Black Dress For 30 Days

Megan Radford | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Style
Megan Radford

This fall, I decided to challenge myself. I set out to wear one black dress the whole month of November, and, in the process, create awareness about how important having the right clothes for inclement weather truly is. Here are five things I've learned from this experiment.

How To Downsize Your Wardrobe Without Downsizing Your Space

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

When I downsized into my condo and found myself with one garment rack and one dresser to store my clothing, I realized that some things would have to go. I also realized that I really didn't wear most of my clothes. I just kept cycling through my favorites. I've heard it said that we typically wear 20% of our clothing 80% of the time. So why bother hanging on to one-off's, unworn, or unloved pieces that take up valuable storage space?

How To Buy A Great Suit In 3 Easy Steps

Andrea Traynor | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style
Andrea Traynor

There's so much that goes into a bespoke suit -- from the subtleties of a man's posture to the numerous fittings before the suit is even finished -- that it inevitably comes with a much higher price tag; you'd be hard-pressed to find a proper bespoke suit for less than $2,000. They're also made by the tailor (or within his small team) and not shipped off to a factory or overseas, adding to the premium pricing.

How To Relocate Like A Fashion Girl

Sara Graham | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Style
Sara Graham

What to do when you've got hundreds of pairs of shoes, enough clothes to dress a small army, and your career demands that you move, oh on average, about every three years? And not just to another city, but an entirely foreign country.

How To Add Colour To Your Fall Wardrobe

Caroline Topperman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

The leaves have been the most brilliant shades of scarlet and gold, but now many of them are lifeless and limp, lying in puddles on the street. There are dazzling moments filled with colour and sunshine and in the next instant, everything is grey. Who can keep up? Maybe it's time that we create our own sunshine.

The Top Style Trends Online This Season

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love fall fashion and shopping online. The time I save shopping can be spent outdoors or doing fun things, like spending good times with friends and loved ones. Shopping online means you have endless options at your fingertips, so you can really find some fashion gems if you think beyond what you're currently seeing in store windows.

How To Make An Old Coat New Again

Caroline Topperman | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

I tend to spend a little more on a great coat, which I treat as an investment piece. The only glitch in this plan is that after a couple of years, I might get bored of pulling out the same old coat time after time. So, how do you make an old coat new again?

Helping Kids Cope With Sensory Issues

Linda Maslechko | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents
Linda Maslechko

It is difficult to fully comprehend the experience of someone with special needs. However, drawing from my personal experiences, including those of being a mom and the creator of a fashion brand focused on comfort, I can attest to the difference soft and comfortable materials can make on one's mood. Clothing plays an important part in all of our lives, especially those with sensory sensitivities, and the tactile experience can be as meaningful as the style when it comes to feeling good.

4 New Mom Essentials For Your Post Pregnancy Closet

Erin Nadler | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Style
Erin Nadler

Women are busier than ever and new moms are often left feeling overwhelmed and not quite like themselves. So as a busy women on the go how do you keeping up with the latest trends? For so many Moms getting dressed in the morning is a dreaded act and is only made more difficult by the five minutes we are given to get ourselves ready for the day.

Canadian Cruelty-Free Beauty Companies To Discover This Fall

Natacha Cole | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Style
Natacha Cole

If you've been curious about cruelty-free cosmetics, now is the perfect time to try new beauty products and discover your next must-haves. With the increased awareness that Canada still allows the practice of cosmetic animal testing which results in pointless suffering by innocent animals, the following Canadian companies prove that beauty products can be colourful, effective, and cruelty-free.

How To Dress Like A Creative When You're Really A Suit

Jason Sarai | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Style
Jason Sarai

Although you may spend your day in an executive or business casual environment, there are simple ways to dress up or dress down your uniform to creatively showcase your style.

Redefining Modern Day Friendship

Todd Hauptman | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Impact
Todd Hauptman

Celebrities, political figures and business leaders alike often suggest our world needs more love, kindness and connection. While social media has made us a world that is increasingly connected, our world is plagued by a loneliness crisis.

It's Ridiculous We're Still Shaming Men For Wearing Skinny Jeans

Nicholas Mizera | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Style
Nicholas Mizera

For those of you who grew up in a later era (or, perhaps, haven't fully caught up with the rest of Canadian society since those heady days), let me remind you why critics urged guys to burn their tight denim and labelled men who wore the style as less-than: skinny jeans were feminine, and feminine -- for guys -- means "bad." Substitute any other vaguely feminine trend, from floral prints to makeup for men, and it's the same story. But we've made so much progress since then, right?

Update Your Wardrobe With These Budget-Friendly Fall Fashion Must-Haves

Sari Friedman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Style
Sari Friedman

Whether you're ready for it or not, retailers have already started rolling out their fall fashion collections. But what are the season's best trends, which ones should you jump on and how can you get the looks for less?

Body Positive Fashion Can Only Work If We All Come Together

Tia Duffy | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Style
Tia Duffy

Body positive campaigns are essential for progression within the fashion community and media. Why? Because they remind us to love our bodies. They remind us the "perfect body" is a hoax. Having been exposed to the harsh realities of the media and modelling from a young age, I think it is imperative to influence teenagers/women/men to love their bodies as they are without changing them.

Why Seniors Should Not Neglect Their Looks

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

One of the unfortunate but inevitable effects of aging -- for both men and women -- is that personal care like grooming and makeup seems to require longer and greater efforts. But it remains as important as ever, and so does getting properly and tastefully dressed.