Dara Fleischer – Blogger, Marketing Director and Fashionista

Dara Fleischer, originally of Montreal, is a graduate of Ryerson University’s broadcast journalism program.  She has worked in a variety of different fashion-related publications and companies, including LOULOU magazine and Club Monaco.  She is currently the Marketing Director of Beyond the Rack, an online shopping club based out of Montreal.  Dara was one of the earliest employees […]

Alberta Fashion Week, Part III

Cynthia Cheng Alberta Fashion Week Day 1 – Teaser from Calgary Fashion on Vimeo. Alberta Fashion Week , which has just wrapped up, would not have been the success that it was without the work of Nico Bacigalupo, who was in charge of media, sponsorships and events for the inaugural season.  He also runs a […]

Toronto Designer Collective Sale – On Until Sunday, June 28!

The Toronto Designer Collective Sale, featuring designers and brands such as Aime Luxury (pictured above) started Friday afternoon and continues until Sunday. The event is located at the Burroughes Building (639 Queen Street West) from 11 am to 9 pm both Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.

Cynthia's Thoughts: What IS Style, Anyway?

Fashion Week had me thinking.  What is style?  Does it have to be avant-garde?  Different?  Creative?  Or can someone who dresses classically and conservatively still be considered stylish?  I saw many different types all through last week.  There were those who dressed “up” and others who dressed “down” (especially photographers).  There were also those who […]

LG Fashion Week: March 16 to 21

Prospere Magazine will be covering Toronto’s Fashion Week (for Fall/Winter 2009-2010), which starts on March 16.  Watch this space for the latest in style, events, products and more, starting next week!

Plus Size Fashion: Dress the Body You Have – Top 4 Hints

Robyn Volker Every day we are inundated with images of what it means to be a fashionable woman. And that usually entails wearing a size that is as small as possible, despite the fact that more than 40% of us wear a size 14 or larger.

European is the way to go….for clothes that is

Last week’s poll question: Wardrobe Quality or Quantity: Spend more on a few basic pieces or less on many? 75% said: I like the concept of the European wardrobe, so yes, I’ll spend on fewer pieces…

En France, C'est "Les Essentiels" (In France, it's "The Basics")

Cynthia Cheng They say that women in France (and other parts of Europe) buy fewer items than women in North America. According to an article from Factio Magazine, women there would prefer to splurge on ONE designer suit than “armfuls of throwaway shirts from H&M.” Why do they do that? Usually, there are two reasons […]