Glamming Up With glamjulz

Founded in 2000, Monica Graves’ glamjulz, a line of necklaces, bracelets and earrings has since expanded to over 100 retail locations across Canada  It has also been seen in swags at numerous award shows, including the Much Music Video Awards and on celebrities like Elisha Cuthbert and Nelly Futardo.   glamjulz also has a bridal collection, all hand-made with semi-prescious stone, glass or crystal.  […]

Jabberdust is ABSOLUTELY FAB!

Leah Barrett, founder of Jabberdust (Urdu for “absolutely fabulous”), a Canadian line of  shrugs, capes and other look-transforming accessories, has had a passion for fashion since she was a child growing up in Mumbai, India.  After graduating with a degree in Textiles and Clothing, she worked as an exporter with some of the best European fashion […]

Sodaliscious Keeps Cindy Mathieu Busy!

A look at Sodaliscious’ Fall 2009 line:                                               From having shows all over the United States to being featured in a variety of awards shows, Toronto-based Sodaliscious‘s Cindy Renee Mathieu has been extremely busy. In fact, she […]

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 […]

Toronto Designer Collective Sale – On Until Sunday, June 28!

The Toronto Designer Collective Sale, featuring designers and brands such as Aime Luxury (pictured above) started Friday afternoon and continues until Sunday. The event is located at the Burroughes Building (639 Queen Street West) from 11 am to 9 pm both Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.

Destination: Water – Toronto Designer Launches Bathing Suit Line

Destineau, Cristin Lazier’s mommy-daughter bathing suit line had its first trunk show at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club on January 25, 2008.  The line, whose name is a hybrid of “destination” and the French word for water, “eau”,  consists of seven suits for adults, with two of the suits coming in girls’ sizes (2-6).  The event […]