Funeral party →
This Halloween, join the dark side, where totally black tragic dress is required […]
Toronto Fashion Weak & →
Photo courtesy of AK Faoro. The week’s “buzz” was more in one well-publicized speech than on the runway […] EDIT: Should mention that I twittered L’Oreal Fashion Week for EYE as well - lots of fun to be in the trenches with our fair city’s tireless style watchers. Personally, the styles were way more interesting off the runway - in the front, second, third...
On the line →
A Chorus Line, the 1975 Tony Award–winning musical that launches Oct. 28 at the Canon Theatre.
I wanna bring back..
… the fichu. According to Wikipedia: “a large, square kerchief worn by women in the 18th century to fill in the low neckline of a bodice. The fichu was generally of linen fabric and was folded diagonally into a triangle and tied, pinned, or tucked into the bodice in front.” But let’s be clear on what kind of fichu we’re talking about. YES: HELLZ NO: ...
City of Toronto Archives: "1900-1910"+"fashion"
Ok, so back to updating on a more regular basis. I was busy with EYE’s Fall Style Guide, which I’m very proud of. I’ve also been working on an installation that will be exhibiting in Labspace Studio’s “Deconstructing Hip” art/party/Toronto/East thing. It’s a collaboration between myself and Kevin Mayo exploring the significance of Bob Dylan’s polka...
EYE WEEKLY Fall Style Guide: Metal excess →
The Bovine Sex Club’s scrapyard-metal front seems emblematic of the bar’s almost-20-year legacy […]
EYE Weekly Fall Style Guide: Downtown Po-Mo →
Deconstruct the current skyline, and you’ll find inspiration in the whimsical preciseness of Will Alsop’s pixelated black and white tabletop […]
EYE Weekly Fall Style Guide: Yorkville boho →
The coffee houses may have disappeared, but we’re still making the scene with the hippie, beatnik and tie-dyed Trotskyist ghosts that bump between the Riverboat and Rochdale […]
EYE Weekly Fall Style Guide: Edwardian chic →
Once upon a time, those piles of red brick in the Annex and Cabbagetown had middle-class parlours bursting with parties, and an Edwardian etiquette dictating successive garment changes for the […]
EYE Weekly: Fall Style Guide →
This autumn, we caught up with ever-so-stylish Torontonians in their natural surroundings — at openings, shows, festivals and parties; on campus, at work, even in-store. We’ve culled these […]
EYE Weekly: Saint Jeanne →
Before the Joeffer Caoc trench and Lida Baday cocktail skirt, there was the colourful, oversized ’80s sweater paired with the tight leather skirt […]
Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.– Ronald Wright
Gift of screws →
After any big breakup, always remember to take care of yourself