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 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 […]

Toronto Designer Collective Sample Sale

Cynthia Cheng Last week Prospere Magazine had the opportunity to attend the Toronto Designer Collective sale at the Burroughes Building on Queen Street West.  The shopping event, which was held over three days, featured a variety of local designers, including ones which have been quite established, such as Monica Mei’s Aime Luxury (her all season […]

LG Fashion Week, Day 5: Ryerson Alum and Season 1 of PRC

Cynthia Cheng (Slides 1-6 are Ryerson Alum.  In order:  David Chou, Dayna Phillips, Heidi Ackerman, Kat Marks, Sara Duke & Sidney Holloway.  Slides 7-11 is Carlie Wong; Slides 12-14 is Evan Biddell; Slides 15-17 is Lucian Matis) Today’s four shows were all about new designers.  The first show of the day was featured six recent […]

L'Oreal Fashion Week – October 20-25, 2008

This week is L’Oreal Fashion Week in Toronto. Designers including Pink Tartan, Nada Yousif, Alfred Sung, Andy Thê-Anh and Project Runway Canada’s Lucian Matis are participating in this twice-a-year event. Watch this space for more articles covering the Spring 2009 collections!