Shopgirls Pre-Loved Shopping EventsOnce categorized only within thrift, vintage, or consignment shopping, major retailers and boutiques are now entering a new era of shopping by reselling previously worn clothing.
Ahead of this trend curve, Toronto’s very own independent clothing boutique Shopgirls introduced their Pre-Loved initiative in late 2019; customers bring in contemporary clothing pieces in excellent condition which they no longer wear to be resold alongside current seasons from some of Canada’s top fashion brands.
NAEELA DESIGNS + AWHLWhile shoppers are becoming more conscious of their purchases, Toronto-based handbag line Naeela Designs is making gift-giving decisions easy by announcing a new charity partnership with Assaulted Women's Helpline. The new partnership will see 10% of the sale of each purse go to fund the 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women across Ontario who have experienced abuse.
Leone Napoli Official LaunchOn Tuesday, December 10, Leone Napoli officially launched their luxury menswear brand at Cru Restaurant in downtown Toronto.
Renowned television and radio personality Glen Baxter hosted to a full house of notable guests, including menswear retail icon Harry Rosen, fashion photographer Max Abadian, Taras Laren (CBC's Anne with an E), Shanice Banton (CBC's Murdoch Mysteries), Hershel Blatt, Warren Ward, Ika Wong, Demetres Giannitsos, Andrew Miller, Ammoye, and more.
Naeela Designs inspires womenThe beginning of a new year introduces an opportunity to challenge the past and take charge of the future. For this next decade, Toronto-based handbag line Naeela Designs is inspiring women to embrace their strength and see how their perceived version of their broken self can be put back together more beautifully than before.
A sexual abuse survivor, designer Naeela Chopra expresses her healing process and growing strength through her designs.
LEONE NAPOLI: LUXURY MENSWEARDesigned in Toronto and handcrafted from only the finest textiles in Italy, Leone Napoli is bringing true luxury to the marketplace with their menswear collections.
Leone Napoli has captured the style culture of Naples, bringing it to Toronto and offering effortlessly sophisticated wardrobe staples men deserve through garments that complement their lifestyles and for every occasion and time of day.
THE TALK 2.0 RAISES OVER $108,000On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, five of the country’s most brilliant and innovative minds came together to support of one of Canada’s most creative charities UforChange for the second annual “The Talk” – a live panel discussion with Barry Avrich, Sabrina Maddeaux, Christopher Paunil, and Amanda Parris, moderated by philanthropist Sylvia Mantella, and hosted by Nicole Servinis of Breakfast Television.
The event raised over $108,000 which will fund free arts programming and education for youth.
NAEELA DESIGNSA survivor and thriver, handbag designer Naeela Chopra is breaking through the stigma surrounding sexual abuse survivors by opening up and expressing her healing process through Naeela Designs, her line of evening clutches and handbags.
Launched in the Summer of 2019, Naeela Designs is inspiring and connecting women to embrace their strength and see how their own perceived version of their broken self can be put back together even more beautifully than before.
THE TALK 2.0 TRANSPARENCY OF SUCCESSOn November 19th, 2019 UforChange hosts 'The Talk' a panel discussion with Barry Avrich, Sabrina Maddeaux, Christopher Paunil, and Amanda Parris, moderated by Sylvia. The Talk’s provocative panel will uncover how these creative leaders paved their unique path in their respective industries. By purchasing a ticket for 'The Talk' or making a donation you will help fuel the next generation of young creatives by supporting UforChange's innovative arts programs.
NIUCOCO™ INTRODUCES DRY SHAMPOOWith a solid and loyal client base already in place, the award-winning Canadian beauty brand NIUCOCO™ is now expanding their portfolio of premium haircare products to include dry shampoo in a non-aerosol and refillable container.
NUICOCO PRESENTS THE SALONCanada’s exclusive fashion showroom, Stylist Box returns with their seventh annual celebrity styling and gifting lounge, NIUCOCO presents The Salon at Stylist Box (formerly The Stylist Suite). This year, the by-invitation-only suite will take place at the showroom’s headquarters in Toronto’s trendy Trinity-Bellwoods area with private celebrity appointments taking place from Wednesday, August 28 until Sunday, September 15, 2019.
HILARY MACMILLAN SS20Contemporary Canadian vegan womenswear designer Hilary MacMillan will be showing her heavenly Spring/Summer 2020 collection with an intimate presentation at Toronto Fashion Week® on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 8pm at Fashion House at 78 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto.
“The inspiration for this season all started with a colour: cerulean,” explains Creative Director and Founder Hilary MacMillan.
OKAYOKToronto’s Junction area just welcomed its most stylish addition to the neighbourhood with the opening of the OKAYOK work//shop at 40 Sousa Mendes Street. The celebrated indie label, founded in 2017 by locally renowned designer and entrepreneur Adrienne Butikofer, brings their playful contemporary loungewear to their dedicated customer base with their first permanent retail location.
HILARY MACMILLAN EXTENDS SIZINGContemporary Canadian vegan womenswear brand Hilary MacMillan is proud to announce the extending of their sizes for Spring/Summer 2020 which will see select pieces available up to 4X and dress size 22.
Famed for her range of feminist-themed varsity jackets - which have been available up to 4X for the past year - the designer is heeding the demand for extended sizing in her seasonal offerings.
ANISAH BY TABIA CHARLESFormer Olympian-turned-fashion designer Tabia Charles-Collins’ resilience and determination are paying off. Having competed in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Bejing, China representing Canada for track and field, Charles-Collins knows all about falling down and getting back up – she’s done it, literally. After an injury, her future Olympic dreams were put on hold permanently and she was forced into early retirement.