World Mastercard Fashion Week

Why Competition Holds Entrepreneurs Back

Kim Smiley | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Business
Kim Smiley

We tend to be so hung up on rising to the top that we fail to realize that being overly competitive can actually push us down. True greatness comes to those who elevate others; who lift them up without regard to where it will place them in the hierarchy of the marketplace of life.

Ruling My Runway on Day Four of WMCFW

Stacey McKenzie | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Style
Stacey McKenzie

I woke up with a lot of anxiety this morning. I was nervous, anxious, excited and believe it or not, scared of my return to the runway in my hometown, strutting exclusively for designer and Farley Chatto. Although I've had the privilege to walk in other shows around the world, Toronto Fashion Week is always near and dear to my heart.

Bustle's Fall 2014 Collection Inspired By Longshoremen

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Bustle offered a tip of the cap to docker style in its upscale yet cosy range of separates for fall and winter."Last season, we were kind of...

Rudsak Celebrates 20th Anniversary

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Rudsak had some high-profile company on hand to mark a major milestone for the homegrown brand, as its fall-winter showcase doubled as a cel...

I Stopped Dressing Up For Fashion Week, and I've Never Been Comfier

Chloe Tejada | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Style
Chloe Tejada

I hate that now, part of the job of a fashion editor somehow means that you have to dress as if you're a model on the runway. This Toronto Fashion Week, I decided to rebel. This time I wasn't going to panic and buy new clothes. This is what I wore: flat riding boots, black leggings, an oversize "Battlestar Galactica" T-shirt I got from Toronto ComicCon, a Roots "Heart Canada" sweater.

Fearless Fashionistas On Day Three Of Fashion Week

Stacey McKenzie | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Style
Stacey McKenzie

I attended the Pink Tartan, Joe Fresh and Mackage shows, all of which were fantastic. I especially enjoyed the cool new generation of fashionistas rocking they're avant-garde style. The tent was buzzing with fearlessness! Being a fearless risk-taker sets you apart from everyone else. It establishes originality, uniqueness and makes fashion FUN.

Joe Fresh Channels The Great Outdoors

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Style

TORONTO - With recent collections channelling Paris and Asia for style inspiration, Joe Fresh made the trek back home for its newest line, offering a ...

12 Truths About Toronto Fashion Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Style

Toronto Fashion Week kicks off on March 17 and we can expect to see the style elite heat up the city thanks to their fashionable garb which no doubt w...

Men, Live up to Your Fashion Potential | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style

Toronto's fashion week is growing. It's time for the boys to recognize their sartorial potential. World MasterCard Fashion Week marked its 29th official season last week. The biggest takeaway after Toronto's five-day celebration of fashion wrapped up on Friday night? Canada has a very strong, but often forgotten menswear presence.

Top 10 Fashionable Canadian Celebrities

Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Style

Looking for some style inspiration? You don’t need to look too far; Canada is bursting with a wide range of fashion trends and style icons. We’re ...

Day Five Of Fashion Week: Don't Underestimate a Supermodel's Drive

Stacey McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Stacey McKenzie

Sooo sad to write my last post for World MasterCard Fashion Week S/S 2014. What an amazing week I've witnessed! I had a WICKED time seeing collections showcasing many Canadian talents including fashion designers, models, stylists, hair and makeup artists.

Joe Fresh Shows Asian-Influences

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2013 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Following a fall-winter range inspired by the City of Light, Joe Fresh booked an express ticket from Paris and headed east, unveiling an Asi...

Fashion Week Day 2: Dressed to Kill (Literally) in Stilettos

Stacey McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Stacey McKenzie

Now with a rush of inspiration, fearlessness and fashionable adventurism, I decided to do one last change. I opted for my vintage 'Faster by Mark Fast' cat suit (like I said, it's all about having fun with fashion!). Then, I threw on my custom-design fur cape and Nando Muzi heart stilettos -- I was now ready for the Mercedes Benz Start Up competition.

How To Become A Canadian Fashionista

Mastercard Stylicity | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Style

How does someone fall in love with Canadian fashion? Well, it starts with falling in love with fashion and trends as a whole, then finding your way to...

Celebs Who Love Canadian Fashion Brands

Mastercard Stylicity | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Style

The fashion landscape of Canada embodies the true Canadian spirit: quietly ruling and being pretty humble about it. Designers all over the country are...

My Cray Cray Night at World Mastercard Fashion Week

Stacey McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Stacey McKenzie

Itʼs that time of year again! We've begun one of the biggest (and most exciting) events in Canada: World Mastercard Fashion Week. Believe it or not, I started planning for this week about a month in advance! I loooove me some fashion and canʼt wait to see them all, not to mention the bad-ass Canadian models.

Elisha Cuthbert Goes Glam In Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Style

Toronto Fashion Week has only just begun, and we're already seeing some star-studded front rows. Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert was at the tent ...

Fashion Show's Braless Models Leaves Canadians Cold

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Style

Toronto Fashion Week started off with a bang on Monday (there's so much to see and do!) but not exactly in the best way. Canadian fashion powerhous...

Best And Worst Outfits From Past Toronto Fashion Weeks

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Style

We know that during Toronto Fashion Week, everybody tries his or her best. Why wouldn’t they? Designers’ blood, sweat, and tears go into making pi...

10 Things To Know About Toronto Fashion Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Style

Toronto Fashion Week begins on Monday, and nobody needs to go into it blind. But instead of getting overwhelmed at, well, every aspect of the five-day...

LOOK: Iconic Canadian Fashion Staples

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Style

If you told an American you were putting on your “toque”, they’d probably give you a mighty confused raised eyebrow. Well, we’d kind of li...

Why a 91-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Took to the Catwalk

Bobbe Wood | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Style
Bobbe Wood

The Red Dress is the official symbol of The Heart Truth campaign. It symbolizes strength and confidence, and represents women's courage, passion and their power for change. By making incremental changes, women can reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 80 per cent.

That's A Wrap! Toronto Fashion Week's Key Trends

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2013 | Canada Style

It's a wrap for Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week, and it looks like the 1960s, ladylike ruffles, capes and some hot hues are among the trends f...

High-Low Looks Close Toronto Fashion Week

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Style

TORONTO - It was a decided contrast between the low-key and lavish as Toronto's World MasterCard Week drew to a close on Friday.Minimalism was the sto...

How To Look Like A Fashion Editor

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Style

Just because you can't make it to fashion week, doesn't mean you can't live the life of a fashion editor. Who cares if you’re not chasing down f...