Transfer Starts Today!!!

We are beginning our move over to DelectablyChic!  Look for our Smartbride post over at the DelectablyChic! site later this afternoon!! C

DelectablyChic! Set to Launch in September

Above is the DelectablyChic! logo!  We are expected to start posting on the other site September (September 1, to be exact).   You can take a sneak peak at the site by clicking the URL above.  On the site, you’d also find a link to our new Facebook page.  As for Twitter, we plan on converting our current @prosperemag ID to one for […]

Vintage Clothing from the Past: Hong Kong 1950s-Early 60s

Mad Men‘s fourth season debuted yesterday, but have you ever wondered what clothing from other countries looked like around the same period? Below are clips from various fashion shows in Hong Kong back in the 1950s and early 1960s. Notice how many pieces look like they were inspired by Asian clothing. Also, observe what the […]

It's Christmas in July!

Prospere Magazine attended a “Home for the Holidays” event on Wednesday at the Hazelton.  Yes, it was Christmas in July!  The event, which was for media only, featured products ranging from skincare to furniture and even fashion.  A representative from The Emmet Ray Bar was there to sample scotch whiskey (which I had for the first […]

Big and Small: Both Have Problems

A couple of weeks ago, Prospere Magazine asked readers whether they thought larger women or smaller women had more trouble finding properly fitting bras.  The results were not that suprising- 50% of you felt that anyone who isn’t between a 32A and 38DD would have lots of trouble, since they are not “standard sizes.  25% felt […]

Summer Heat and Clothing: What Keeps You Cool?

It’s July and the temperature is climbing.  With the humidity, the weather is usually hotter than the “official” temperature and we all need to keep cool somehow.  Therefore, this week, Prospere Magazine is asking you: [poll id=”133″]

Companies Should Use Models of Varying Sizes Rather Than Employees

It seems that nearly half (at 40%)of you thought that companies like LOFT should have used professional models of varying sizes, rather than their employees.  At the same time, 20% thought that they should have taken professional pictures, rather than snapshots that looked like they came from a cell phone.  Also, 10% thought it was […]

Lingerie: Harder for Big Gals or Small Gals?

With the launch of AAA size cups at Lula Lu Lingerie, Prospere Magazine would like to ask readers: [poll id=”132]

The Use of Non-Models as Models: Good Idea?

Answering to a Facebook poster’s request to see an item on different body types, LOFT recently posted pictures of its employees wearing the same style of cargo pants.  The employees, which varied on body type and height led to a burst of posts online.  Therefore, this week, we are asking you: [poll id=”131″]

Styling it up at Ottawa's Justine & Justinas

Christopher Massardo It’s nothing new to say that Ottawa gets over-looked from time to time regarding its ability to provide good fashion to the cities consumers. Ottawa doesn’t always miss the mark though, one example being Justine & Justinas on Sussex. Up until recently and its opening in 1993 the store was known simply as […]