Plus Size Designer Clothing Survey Results

Two weeks ago, Prospere Magazine asked readers what they felt about the fact that department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue are selling designer labels in plus sizes.  The results were not surprising at all.  Over 28% (28.6% to be exact) thought it was a great idea.  After all, everyone who could afford them should be […]

Plus-Size Designer Clothes: Yes or No?

Non-standard sized women often want to look attractive and wear designer clothes as well.  Thus, [poll id=”135″]

LG Fashion Week Wrap-Up: Loves, Some Loves and No Loves

Cynthia Cheng            Lucian Matis (top left), Lovas (top right), Dmitri-Chris (bottom left), Heart Truth (bottom right)    Loves: Arm warmers at Lovas. No need to worry about cold arms while wearing short sleeves in the winter. Looking forward to get my hands (or rather, arms) on them later this year. Lucian Matis‘ collection.  […]

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, Wednesday: Celebrities, Menswear and Non-Standard Sizes

Cynthia Cheng   The Heart Truth show is the first of the day.  On behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and featuring a variety of different designers and their own creation of the “little red dress,” this event raises heart and stroke awareness in women.  Designers include Andy The-Anh, David Dixon, Jason Meyers and […]

LG Fashion Week Tuesday – Plain Canvases, Femininity and Wearable Art

  Orange, by Vancouverite, Angela Chen was the first to go on Tuesday’s shows.  Though the collection consists primarily of basic blacks and creams, it is definitely not plain.  With puffy sleeved jackets and skirts as well as shrugs and drapey, feminine dresses, there isn’t much need to add many accessories to liven up an […]

LG Fashion Week Monday: VAWK, Gaudet, Jules Power

Cynthia Cheng The colour scheme for VAWK’s fall/winter line lies around cream and darkness.  Though there was lack of colour in the collection, the line was certainly not lack of style and design, nor was it so innovative that everyday women wouldn’t want to wear the pieces.  Featuring not just standard sized, skinny models, Sunny […]

LG Fashion Week – Watch This Space!

LG Fashion Week is ON!  Watch this space for details!  As noted in an earlier post, Prospere Magazine will be updating regularly during the day with teasers and other notes.  Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @prosperemag.

Prospere Magazine Will Be at LG Fashion Week!

Prospere Magazine is prepping for LG Fashion Week, which starts in a few days.  Starting Monday, you will be seeing regular updates regarding LG Fashion Week.  Shows Prospere will be covering include: Ryerson University Sunny Fong Evan Biddell Lucian Matis Jessica Biffi and much, much more!  Teaser pictures will go up soon after the shows Prospere attends […]

Smartbride Boutique's Fall 2010 Trends (yes, already!)

This past week we caught a glimpse of the top 5 trends hitting the runway for Fall 2010 as reported by In Style Weddings. Of course, we were smitten! That’s why this week we’re putting the Smart Bride twist on the top 5 Fall Wedding Dress trends by choosing dresses available on SmartBride Boutique for […]