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Joe Fresh pulls plug on runway shows, set to launch fund for emerging designers

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - As Joe Fresh continues its plans for international expansion, the affordable apparel brand is making a retreat from the runway, pulling the plug on future presentations at Toronto's World MasterCard Fashon Week."There's going to be no runways," said creative director Joe Mimran ahead of the Joe Fresh opening...

Pink Tartan channels '70s style and celebrates launch of new e-commerce site

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - The head designer of Pink Tartan took her penchant for time-travelling style to the era of rock 'n' roll glam with '70s-inspired fashions for spring and summer."We're looking ahead but looking back," Kimberley Newport-Mimran said in a backstage interview at Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week on Monday. "I...

Sid Neigum opens Fashion Week then wins Mercedes Benz-Start Up and $30K prize

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Pulling double duty paid off for Sid Neigum as he earned raves for his collection and nabbed a lucrative emerging designer prize at Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week on Monday.The Alberta-born, Toronto-based designer kicked off spring-summer 2015 collections at David Pecaut Square with a solo presentation of his...

'In Dog We Trust': Work of canines that sniff out human remains more accepted by cops, courts

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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BENTON, Calif. - The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region."Buster, go find!" Paul Dostie commands.They are a team, the black Lab and the retired police...

Canadians remember 'gracious' Oscar de la Renta as a force in fashion industry

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Members of Canada's fashion community lamented the loss of Oscar de la Renta on Monday, remembering the late designer as a warm, gracious man who ranked among the leading legends in the industry.News of the Dominican-born American designer's death at age 82 came as a shock to many...

Reaction from worlds of fashion, Hollywood to death of designer Oscar de la Renta

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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Reaction to the death late Monday of iconic designer Oscar de la Renta:"He was just gracious and elegant and a gentleman. Mr. De la Renta loved women. And you saw it in every design that he did. He honoured women's features, he honoured our bodies. He wasn't afraid to pull...

Designer Oscar de la Renta, beloved by first ladies, socialites and starlets, dead at 82

CP | CP | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.At...

Oscar de la Renta's Red Carpet Dresses Were Stunning And Original (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
The late Oscar de la Renta made his mark on the fashion world in several ways. The red carpet was one of them. His elegant dresses were worn to premieres and award shows by celebrities such as Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Sarah Jessica Parker. He accentuated...

America says no to cappuccino-flavoured potato chips, greenlights wasabi ginger

CP | CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavoured Lay's potato chips.Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavour, beating out the coffee-flavoured chips and the two other finalists — Mango Salsa and Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese. Parent...

Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82 (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 21, 2014 | Canada Style
Oscar de la Renta, the acclaimed fashion giant who was known for his red carpet dresses and ready-to-wear collections, has died at the age of 82, ABC News confirmed Monday. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1932, the fashion designer was mentored early on by

'Flavour Principle,' 'Gastro Grilling,' 'The Stop' win Taste Canada awards

CP | CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Culinary personality Lucy Waverman, who is the author of eight cookbooks, has won Taste Canada's award for her most recent book, "The Flavour Principle: Enticing Your Senses with Food and Drink."Written with fellow Globe and Mail columnist Beppi Crosariol, the book that explores the principle flavours from which...

Revised Ebola gear guidelines for US health workers call for head-to-toe coverage

CP | CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
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Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the virus while caring for an Ebola...

Ebola-infected countries could export up to three cases per month: study

CP | CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - The countries at the heart of West Africa's Ebola epidemic may export up to three cases a month to other parts of the world, and the figure will rise if the outbreak spreads further, a new study suggests.The work, led by Toronto-based researcher Dr. Kamran Khan, predicts the...

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas: 15 Fun Group Options For Women

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | October 20, 2014 | Canada Living
Halloween is just around the corner, and if you can't figure out a last minute (and relativity cheap) costume idea, give your girlfriends a call. Group Halloween costumes can include everything from musical groups, to the casts of your favourite TV shows, to types of cheeses...

Ebola: Supportive care gives body time to fight the virus but not the only factor in survival

CP | CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada
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WASHINGTON - People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers...

Ebola patient evacuated from Sierra Leone last month is free of virus, released from hospital

CP | October 20, 2014 | Canada
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ATLANTA - An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday.The man was released Sunday from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital, after he was determined to be free of the virus and no threat to the public.He was transported to the hospital...

Why You Should Start Your Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine Early

Madelyn Chung | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
From junk food indulgences to endless summer tans, it's easy to take our youthful skin for granted. Words like "wrinkles" and "frown lines" are nothing more than a concern for different decade -- but in these formative times, we're being taught that prevention is the answer to healthy and...

These Are The Most Stylish Halloween Pumpkins We've Ever Seen

Madelyn Chung | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
The folks over at Domaine decided to put a new, and very stylish, spin on the typical Halloween pumpkin decoration, and we can't get enough. Instead of carving spooky faces into the round orange squash plant, they've adorned them with everything from corn husks to licorice, and even faux fur,...

20 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas For Women (PHOTOS)

Chloe Tejada | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
Halloween is less than two weeks away (yeah, we can't believe it either), which means it's crunch time for finding the perfect costume. However, not all of us like to spend hours upon hours shopping for an outfit that will only be worn once in our lives. (Kinda like a...

5 Homemade Hair Treatments

Madelyn Chung | October 20, 2014 | Canada Style
If you're like me, when you leave the salon, you don't just leave with a cute new haircut. You walk out with an armful of new products that promise to recreate the volume, texture and shine magic your stylist just worked on you.
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