Canada Fashion

In Praise of Petite (and Powerful) Women

BeauCoo | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Style
BeauCoo

Flip through any fashion magazine, or tune into any makeover show and you will hear advice on how to make yourself look taller. But the fashion world still isn't celebrating our petite sisters. From fashion week to the red carpet, there was a distinct lack of women under 5'4".

The 25 Best Pieces From Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week 2013

FASHIONOTES | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Style

Once again fashion’s elite gathered in Paris this week for the debut of Spring 2013 Couture. As always, each handcrafted confection was more b...

Target Canada Names Emerging Designer Finalists For Quebec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Style

MONTREAL - A select group of Quebec designers will be vying for a chance to create a line for Target stores opening in the province.The U.S.-based ret...

How to Get a Designer Wardrobe For Less

Carolyn Desrosiers | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Style
Carolyn Desrosiers

Every year, fashion-minded people resolve to transform their wardrobes in the hopes of purchasing fewer, higher quality items. From one designer sale shopper to another, here are my tried and true tips for getting that highly covetable investment piece for your wardrobe, for less.

Downton Abbey's Impact On Spring 2013 Fashion Trends

TheKit.ca | Erin Richardson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Style

Pulling in almost eight-million viewers on premiere night (and quadrupling PBS’ average primetime viewership to boot), Downton Abbey is clearl...

The Latest 'It' Fabric For Spring Activewear

CP | Paul Foy, The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Style

SALT LAKE CITY - Wool instead of synthetic fleece, carbon skis and a spoon-shaped sleeping bag are among the hottest products at the world's largest e...

Organize Your Closet With These 5 Apps

FASHIONOTES | Lisa Perri | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Style

Feel like you’ve got nothing to wear but have a closet full of clothes? Take control of your wardrobe with our picks of the top closet organiz...

Would You Wear The Tailly (The Human Fashion Tail)?

TheKit.ca | Nadine Sharon Anglin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Style

It was the Spring 2010 Louis Vuitton runway show that first debuted the detachable racoon tail as fashion accessory. Years later, a furry add-on...

11 Questions With Greta Constantine

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Style

There is really no design duo like Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong. As the geniuses behind two of Canada's most prolific fashion lines -- Greta Cons...

Four Pieces You Need to Travel in Style

Niki Blasina | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Style
Niki Blasina

It's truth time: most of us are not superhuman like Victoria Beckham. However, traveling in skin-tight jeans and sky-high Louboutins seems pretty illogical when you're roughing it back in Economy. Here are a few simple ways to travel in comfort and style.

Karl Lagerfeld Shows Support For Gay Marriage At Paris Fashion Week

CP | Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Style

PARIS - Chanel's veteran couturier Karl Lagerfeld has used fashion to support a controversial French gay marriage law — sending two brides together ...

A Citizen Style Guide Of What To Wear Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Style

The groundhogs have burrowed away for the winter, but that doesn't mean your sartorial sense should be in hibernation. Despite the snow and sleet ...

2013 Fashion Trends For Men From Paris Fashion Week

CP | Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Style

PARIS - White was the colour of Paris menswear fashion shows for fall-winter. But it was not in the clothes.The last of five frenetic days of collecti...

15 Timeless Fashions That Will Never Go Out Of Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Style

From tweed and trench coats to bold prints and bright colours — there are some styles that just can't be snuffed. These are what we like to call tim...

Princesses Beatrice And Eugenie Stun Us With Their Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

The sartorial Gods are smiling upon Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie today. It appears the sisters, who are often ridiculed for their poor fashion c...

DSquared2's Top 2013 Fashion Trends For Men

CP | Daniela Petroff, The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Style

MILAN - Every season the Canadian designing twins, Dean and Dan Caten, creators of the DSquared2 label, present their wears in a different runway sett...

10 Classic, Must-Have Staples You And Your Wardrobe Can't Live Without

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Style

The task of revamping your wardrobe can be a tough one to tackle. Trends change each season — sometimes so quickly it's difficult to keep up. And ho...

Out With the Old? Not for These Five Classic Pieces

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Every January there's always so much talk about embracing the new. What we don't typically hear about in January is keeping the old -- hanging on to the things that really work. So this January, instead of focusing on the newest, latest and hottest, I'm going to appreciate five classic keepers.

The Only Beauty Tips You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Style

To help you make 2013 a huge sartorial success, we recently brought you 50 of the best fashion tips of all time. And now, we turn our attention to bea...

The Best Wedding Trends Of 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Style

We love weddings, but we also know how much time, effort and careful consideration it takes to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch. After the...

Finally, Luxury Fashion for Petite Women

Cynthia Cheng Mintz | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Style
Cynthia Cheng Mintz

Finally, a luxury line has arrived for petite women 5'5" and below. The 16th Bar, led by 4'11" designer Frankie Ortiz, presented its debut collection in Los Angeles late last year. Recently, DelectablyChic! spoke with Ms. Ortiz to discuss her new collection.

The Only Fashion Tips You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey & Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

With a whole new year upon us, many will be thinking about how to revamp their wardrobe or look throughout 2013. But with so many bits of advice float...

Why I'm Against Israel's "Too Skinny" Ban on Models

Cynthia Cheng Mintz | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Living
Cynthia Cheng Mintz

Israel's has recently banned "too-skinny" models requiring they must have a BMI of at least 18.5 in order to work. There are very strict rules about using models who fall below the magic number. However, this ruling is unfair. BMI is, after all, not always an indicator of health -- there have been many publications that have proven that. For example, people with very light bones and athletes are more likely to fall out of said number, and still be relatively healthy. In addition, one can meet these minimum requirements, yet still look extremely thin -- muscle, after all, weighs more than fat.

Julianne Moore's Hot Bikini Bod

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

Julianne Moore does not age. The 52-year-old, porcelain-skinned beauty made a big splash over the weekend while vacationing with her family in Hawa...

Do 2013's Fashion Trends Spell The End Of Trendy?

CP | Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Style

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The biggest trend in fashion for the new year might just be that there isn't anything especially trendy.Based on runway and retailer ...