Including the latest specifications from Dan Levy’s eyewear brand.
Roots is giving The Weeknd a personalized jacket to celebrate his return to Toronto
On Friday, The Weeknd returned to Toronto to complete its North American leg After hours until dawn Tour with two long-awaited shows. To welcome him back to his hometown, Roots designed a custom varsity jacket for the Blinding Lights artist to keep. While the embroideries and patches pay tribute to roots track The Weeknd, the real artistry is on the inside, as the lining is adorned with art inspired by his Dawn FM album.
In this country, the jacket is the outfit – but Freed already knew that
Welcome to Canada, where most of our style is conveyed through coats because we have no other choice. But thanks to Winnipeg-based outerwear brand Freed, options are actually plentiful. Her latest offering for Fall 2022 – the genderless Repurposed Collection, available October 1 – focuses on No Waste with a side of spunky silhouettes, fluffy vegan fabrics and palettes that call for a no-comfort-zone attitude.
Dan Levy’s DL Eyewear releases new styles for fall
Dan Levy is so famous here in Canada that he needs no introduction. But what you might not know is that the television icon has been wearing glasses since she was eight, and they are synonymous with his looks at this point. With years of experience researching specs, Levy’s eyewear brand DL never fails to produce captivating styles – and the latest fall offerings are proof. From shades of pink shimmer (as seen on Levy in the picture above) to minimal metal frame glasses (they scream Class is in session), DL has something for everyone.
Jeanne Beker is honored for her life’s work
Last Wednesday, the first Women Empowerment Awards took place at Toronto’s elegant Shangri-La Hotel. The ceremony honored fashion icon and award-winning journalist Jeanne Beker for her lifetime achievement to celebrate the diverse accomplishments of women serving in Canadian business, leadership and community service. It was indeed a fair recognition; The always sharp-witted Beker has empowered and supported women as changemakers throughout her decades-long career, and we have a feeling she won’t let up anytime soon.
Bridal by Eloquii starts with a dreamy wedding wardrobe in sizes 14 to 28
Fashion label Eloquii, an expert in style and fit for sizes 14 to 28, has just launched a wedding column called Bridal by Eloquii. Dressed in dreamy whites and romantic pastels, the gowns, slip dresses, jumpsuits and separates suit every marriage celebration – from the actual wedding day to engagement parties, showers, rehearsal dinners and beyond. Plus, you can embrace the brand’s high-end design approach while sticking to an affordable price point of $900 or less.
Get ready for new sportswear—or whatever it’s called 2022
Sportswear doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to do athletic things. The concept of performance and lifestyle pieces has merged, leaving fewer rules than before. You can wear a sleek combo to shop for groceries or a reliable zip-up for a casual Friday WFH day. Case in point: Athleta’s latest collection kicks off the fall season with an eight-part capsule that guides customers through every part of their day. And thanks to “Athleta Look”, the eight-piece collection really allows you to create twenty different outfits.
Gigi Hadid designs farm-inspired workwear
Model Gigi Hadid’s Guest in Residence knitwear brand is launching a workwear collection lovingly inspired by her lifestyle. “Workwear has played a role in different areas of my life. From running errands around the farm to the hustle and bustle of fashion week,” she notes in the brand’s publication. “This collection encapsulates all my worlds: comfortable enough for travel, chic enough for meetings and durable enough to wear on the farm.”
Twelve Canadian designers reveal their vision for a cancer-free future
Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Cashmere Collection held its 19th annual fundraiser. Kicking off last Thursday with a runway show titled “Celestial Awakening: A Celebration of Strength, Hope and Compassion,” a packed audience gathered to see a parade of looks created by 12 Canadian designers and made entirely of soft linens from the used new Cashmere UltraLuxe Bathroom Tissue. To show their support for the cause, Canadians are invited to vote for their favorite design through Vote Couture for the Cure, raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation.