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Mayer Vafi Creates a ‘Better Narrative’ with Norden Project

Mayer Vafi Creates a ‘Better Narrative’ with Norden Project

In 2018, after 15 years of experience in the apparel business, Mayer Vafi wanted to create a ‘better narrative’ surrounding sustainable living. He wanted to create a company and a dialogue around ensuring a future for generations to come by repurposing waste into fashionable high-quality […]

Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Everyone in business has to start somewhere. For a teenage Angelo Caroli in the mid-1970s, it was offering styling advice on a local radio station which led selling secondhand American denim and military jackets at a hawkers market in the centre of his hometown. The […]

Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

The stone-lined streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro jostled with rushes of people – all trying to get by those stopping to smoke a cigarette or chat, others in the street dodging scooters and pedicabs. Each in search of the next ‘must-visit’ location as dictated in […]

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

In 2015, Vancouver-based online luxury handbag and accessory re-seller Modaselle opened a brick-and-mortar retail location on Seymour Street. This was only two years after the launching of an e-commerce business, which was looking to tap into the burgeoning billion-dollar online luxury resale market. It was […]

Fashion Friday: 5 Top Spring Looks

Fashion Friday: 5 Top Spring Looks

Oh, glorious springtime! The weather has shifted and the jackets are off, arms are bare, and the warm wind is blowing through our hair. Months ago the runways were filled with beautiful items that we only dreamed of wearing but today it is time to […]

Fashion Friday: Men’s Wear Exploring Versatility this S/S Season

Fashion Friday: Men’s Wear Exploring Versatility this S/S Season

Whether you are taking your fashion cues from Italy’s Pitti Uomo tradeshow, from friends, or even from billboards and bus ads around the city – what you do know is that no one look that dominates the season. Choices abound! We, humans, are curious creatures when […]

Vancouver: A Sanctuary for Luxury Handbags Lovers

Vancouver: A Sanctuary for Luxury Handbags Lovers

Whether you are relaxing at your favourite lounge, lunching at the current hot-spot, or walking in Stanley Park, it is impossible to go anywhere in beautiful Vancouver and not covet thy neighbour’s handbag! Our city is awash in pricy eye-candy in all shapes and sizes. […]

The Weird and Wonderful Grammy’s

The Weird and Wonderful Grammy’s

The Grammy’s are music’s biggest night and always one of imagination and creativity. Presenters and winners alike have always used this night of music magic to ‘walk on the wild side’ and veer away from the ‘usual’ to the wonderfully outrageous. Let us tip our […]

New York Fashion Week F/W 2019: Day 1 – Colour

New York Fashion Week F/W 2019: Day 1 – Colour

The Fall/Winter 2019 edition of New York Fashion Week kicked off yesterday and amidst a sea of black, there was an explosion of colour in textiles, ranging from luscious velvets to the roughness of acid-wash denim. As the collections unfold over the next week, take a look […]

Toronto Fashion Week 2019

Toronto Fashion Week 2019

Toronto Fashion Week begins Monday with the Fall/Winter 2019 collections from some of Canada’s best-known designers.  Now in its fourth season, TFW runs over three days bringing together east coast fashionista, designers, and retailers to experience the highly anticipated runways by the likes of Mikhael Kale, David Dixon, Narces, […]