Hats Abound at LG Fashion Week

     Prospere Magazine saw a lot of hats at last week at LG Fashion Week.  Here are just some of many!

Fashion Week Day 5: Project Runway Alum, Sweet Desserts and More

Frame: This Dubai-based label debuted its first international/commercial collection today under the theme “Heaven and Hell.”  A mixture of modern middle Middle Eastern and western influences, this collection consists of flowy dresses for women (heaven), well-tailored suits for men as well as casual pieces, including denim, t-shirts as well as tight, rebel-chic pants for women […]

Fashion Week Day 4: Bold Colours, Alien Empresses and Soft Femininity

LG Fashion Week attendees were in for a treat this afternoon if they saw the Vibgyor (the name, pronounced veeb-gee-or, is a backwards acronym of the colours of the rainbow).  Based in Mumbai, India, Vibgyor is making its North American debut in Toronto. The collection, called “Juxtapose,” was “designed for the ‘poor-little-rich-girl’ with an obsession […]

Pink Tartan Brings Grunge Back

Kimberly Newport-Mimran’s Spring/Summer 2010 was a little bit of a disappointment. Being one of the highest profiled designers participating in LG Fashion Week, audiences expected much, much more from Pink Tartan.  After all, the show was, as usual, packed.  However, it seems that the audience was transported back to circa 1992 with several of her pieces with […]

LG Fashion Week Day 3: African Influences, Toronto, the Adriatic Sea and More

How can a spring/summer line be so colourless?  Just because it’s the recession doesn’t mean that clothing should be drab.  Of course, if you’re Paul Hardy, you do have a reason.  His S/S 2010 line, a collection done completely in white, was influenced by a trip he made to Uganada, where he would like to help […]

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 […]

LG Fashion Week Day 1 Highlights

From VAWK to the Holt Renfrew Media Cocktail to L’Oreal’s 100 Years of Fashion and more, the first day was a blast.  VAWK, the line by Sunny Fong, winner of Project Runway Canada, Season 2, was the first show this week.  Held at the recently renovated Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), the collection featured was […]

TIFF 2009: The Cole Party

    Cole, a film about a young writer trying to find himself had its Toronto International Film Festival debut on Tuesday, September 15.  A party hosted by CityVIP to celebrate the film was held at the Spoke Club after the premiere.  Though Prospere Magazine was unable to speak with cast and crew, we were able to capture pictures […]

Toronto's LG Fashion Week: Moving West?

Cynthia Cheng Runway picture taken at the Fall/Winter collectons in March 2009 when LG Fashion Week was held at Nathan Phillips Square Toronto’s LG Fashion Week will apparently no longer be at Nathan Phillips Square, starting this October when it debuts the Spring 2010 collections.  Instead, they will be migrating west, to the Liberty Village […]

Glamourous, Fabulous and Stylish: The Style Me Fabulous Event

Cynthia Cheng Steeped Tea display Photobook Canada display Toronto designer, Cindy Mathieu of Sodaliscious and Club Soda Clothing, held a fashion event, Style Me Fabulous, on Sunday, September 14 at No Regrets in Toronto. The event not only featured a fashion show, but performances by singers Meredith Shaw and Amanda Cam’Raye. In addition, many vendors […]