Toronto Style & Fashion Calendar: December 10-16

Throwback to a Holt Renfrew holiday display from 2012, Bloor and Bay, November 28, 2012
Throwback to a Holt Renfrew holiday display from 2012, Bloor and Bay, November 28, 2012

What’s not to love about this time of the year? The crisp winter air, the twinkling decorations, the holiday festivities, the warm woolies and cozy coats, and the general good-will and happiness as we wind down another year. Here’s another thing to add to the list: all the fun contests that pop up in the days leading up to Christmas! Continue reading

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Tribute to WORN Fashion Journal

Worn Journal
Worn Journal display at Word on the Street, Queen’s Park Circle, September 21, 2014

I may be a blogger, but I also love print media. Fashion magazines have been an ongoing source of style fascination and education since I was a pre-teen. It began with ‘Teen and Seventeen, moved onto Sassy and Jane, then grew into InStyle, Elle, and Vogue. However, I’ve found myself growing distinterested in the hyper-marketing and narrow definitions of beauty that plague the pages of these magazines, especially the American ones. Luckily, Canadian publications have made a noticeable effort to find their own voice and content. One publication that has made a name for itself away from the pack is WORN Fashion Journal. An independent publication run by a group of Toronto volunteers, WORN takes a more critical, historical and academic look at fashion. Continue reading