Over the Rainbow 35th Party!

Yorkville’s Over the Rainbow Jeans is celebrating its 35th birthday today and tomorrow.  Don’t forget to check it out!! Look for a longer report when we launch DelectablyChic! next week!

Allison Izu Capris: Great for the Petite

  Top: Elie Tahari (I think this was from his S/S 2009 collection) Capris: Allison Izu Bag: 442 McAdam (Hobette – F/W 2010)   My Allison Izu Kolohe Capris have arrived!  They’re lower rise pants (the “waist” is right at the hip bone) and fall a couple of inches below the knee.  I think they’re […]

Petite Pants on a Tall Model? Ummm…BAD IDEA!

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether you thought the use of a 5’10” model for a pair of pants designed for someone much shorter was considered false advertising.  Out of all of those who participated, 20% thought it was false advertising, 60% didn’t know why the company would even consider using a tall model, 10% […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perfect Jeans to Fit Any Girl's Silhouette

Ying Hsu As well as the advice of a sales associate, here are some tips to take into the fitting room: Petite Figure A high-cut style lengthens the torso Cuffs are alright, but bewared it can look like junior wear Plus Sizes High-waist style prevents you from flashing the unwanted butt cleavage Dark denim works […]

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 […]