Gorgeous Dresses Auctioned for a Great Cause

Cynthia Cheng The first dress auction Frocktail Party was held at the Burroughs Building on Queen and Bathurst on November 12, 2009.  Started by a group of friends who’ve known each other for years, the event, which consisted of a silent auction of dresses, supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  The JDRF was created over 30 years ago […]

Fashion Week Day 4: Bold Colours, Alien Empresses and Soft Femininity

LG Fashion Week attendees were in for a treat this afternoon if they saw the Vibgyor (the name, pronounced veeb-gee-or, is a backwards acronym of the colours of the rainbow).  Based in Mumbai, India, Vibgyor is making its North American debut in Toronto. The collection, called “Juxtapose,” was “designed for the ‘poor-little-rich-girl’ with an obsession […]

LG Fashion Week: October 19 to 26

Fashion Week runway from the Fall/Winter shows in March when it was at Nathan Phillips Square It’s that time of year again! The tents are going up and Toronto is gearing for another week of style, with the Spring/Summer 2010 collections being presented at a new venue.  Fashion Week, which for the past several seasons […]

Toronto Designer Collective Sample Sale

Cynthia Cheng Last week Prospere Magazine had the opportunity to attend the Toronto Designer Collective sale at the Burroughes Building on Queen Street West.  The shopping event, which was held over three days, featured a variety of local designers, including ones which have been quite established, such as Monica Mei’s Aime Luxury (her all season […]

Je T'Aime Seasonless Fashion, Swimwear and More!

Cynthia Cheng LG Fashion Week continued Thursday starting with Aime Luxury’s debut at Toronto Fashion Week.  Designer Monica Mei, an alumna of Ryerson University’s design program, launched the line in 2008 as a seasonless collection.  Aime Luxury pieces are very feminine, classical and likely influenced by Ms. Mei’s experiences all over the world. NADA was up […]