LG Fashion Week – Thursday: Coccolily Debuts and Others

Cynthia Cheng Coccolily, a Montreal-based clothing line by Naana Tennachie Yankey, made its debut at LG Fashion Week today.  The Fall/Winter 2010-2011 collection, called “A Modern Day Royal” is inspired by the era of Marie Antoinette and all the extravagance that came along with that period of time.  Frilly and feminine, these pieces should please […]

LG Fashion Week Day 2: Athletic Wear, Barbie and More

The second day of Fashion Week opened with VATA Brasil, a line of one-fits-most (size 0 to 12) athletic wear.  The line, which is based out of Vancouver, was presented in a unique show featuring both traditional runway and yoga.  Opening with stretching – perhaps a modified salutation to the sun, it was followed by […]

Barbie: The Style Icon

Sheena Osman Last night brought all the nostalgia back from my childhood during my Barbie days as I walked into the pink-lighted giant tent in Nathan Phillips Square which was filled with images of Barbie flashing on screens to a wall full of historical Barbie dolls. Okay who’s kidding, I’m still obsessed with Barbie.

Toronto Fashion Week, Day 1

Cynthia Cheng Monday, March 16, 2009 was the first night of LG Fashion Week, featuring the Fall/Winter 2009 collections.  The first show of the week was David Dixon, who presented both the Fall/Winter collection as well as his Barbie collection, in honour of Barbie’s 50th anniversary.  Here are some pictures from the first night: Barbie […]