Uptown Fashionistas Celebrate Judith & Charles Launch

Cynthia Cheng Sipping on drinks like sparkling wines and FIJI water, North York ladies celebrated the launch of Bayview Village’s newest addition, Judith & Charles, named after husband and wife team and owners of the Teenflo licence in North America, Charles Le Pierrès and Judith Richardson.  The Bayview Village store marks the second stand-alone Teenflo location […]

Not So Delicate This Spring

Sommer Hampson Who says spring always has to be about pastels and flowers? Spring 2010 promises to change the way women are dressing and give them an edge all their own. This season is full of ways to rock out while still looking chic.  With distressed denim, 80’s inspired muscle tanks, and one piece jumpers […]

Students and Alumnae Raise Money through Denim Sale

Cynthia Cheng On March 5, 2009, the Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic and Sororities at U of T held the spring semester edition of the Charity Denim Sale.  Held at the Medical Sciences Building at the University of Toronto, the event sold premium denim at 50% off its regular retail price.  Brands available at the sale included Seven […]

Fashionably Savvy Naturally Petite

Cynthia Cheng I recently had the opportunity to speak with Sharon (5’0″), Bonita (5’1″)and Cheryl-Anne (5’3″), three sisters who run Naturally Petite, a store in Richmond Hill, Ontario which specializes in the petite woman 5’4″ or shorter and between a size 0 and 18.  The sisters actually do not come from a fashion background – prior to opening the […]

Charity Denim Sale a Success!

Cynthia Cheng Last week, the charity denim sale was held at the University of Toronto.  The event, hosted by Sororities at U of T, featured premium brands such as Seven for All Mankind, Joe’s Jeans and Paige Premium Denim, all selling for 50% off the regular price.  In total, 48 pairs of jeans and 28 […]

Prospere Magazine EXTRA: Interview with Allison Izu Song of Allisonizu

Like many petite women, Allison Izu Song, 5’2″ was frustrated at how clothes fit her. However, as a fashion designer, Allison was able to not only hem her clothes, but also alter it in a way that it would resemble her silhouette. She also realized that other petite women were having similar issues with fit […]

Paige Premium Denim Event – Holt Renfrew, May 10, 2008

Cynthia Cheng Former model and jeans designer, Paige Adams-Geller (left) of Paige Premium Denim was at Holt Refrew, Bloor Street in Toronto on May 10, 2008 signing her book, Your Perfect Fit, and giving advice to shoppers buying her jeans.  I (right) had the wonderful opportunity to meet her in person as well as purchase a pair […]