Prada SS23 Proposes Simple Sartorial Curation

Sartorial curation and ‘simplicity as a choice’ was Miuccia Prada’s big idea for the brand’s latest season. “It was about clothes that people could really wear, but with an impact. That for us is fashion, now.” Raf Simons, Prada’s new right-hand man agreed, categorizing the collection as “the idea of ‘normal’ clothing.” The combination of…

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VTMNTS SS23 Presents Genderless ‘Anti-Uniforms’

Following the launch of VTMNTS under VETEMENTS, headed by Guram Gvasalia as sole creative director, all eyes were on the Zurich-based brand to see what the new identity would be. After three collections, it’s quite clear the core philosophy of the brand revolves around developing genderless sartorial codes with more than just a hint of…

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Trashionshow: Toronto’s Path to Sustainable Fashion

Since 2018 University of Toronto Masters student Diana Wei Dai has been the creative director and co-founder of the annual ‘Trashion’ show. With a mission to decolonize and increase sustainability within the fashion industry, the Trashion show is highlighting the importance of challenging the status quo of western fashion consumption. We spoke to Diana Wei…

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TAPES Brings Organic Sustainable Fashion to Life

The concept of conceiving a career in sustainable fashion came to Braden Quinn when he dropped out of his engineering program at the University of British Columbia (UBC).  “I [told myself] ‘I don’t give a shit about any of this,’” says the now Tiohti:áke/Montreal-based designer. “I was interested in style and fashion and using clothing…

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Fashion Week 22′ Fall-Winter Highlights

In the wake of Omicron and the general bereft nature of culture as of late, fashion week in Paris, New York, and Milan have returned with a bang. Garments were clearly designed for a post-pandemic world with comfort, practicality, and a bold and daring new generation at the forefront. We’ve rounded up some of the…

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The Untold History Behind Ballet Wear on the Runway

The spring/summer 2021 ready wear collections saw designers such as Valentino, Dior, and Celine drawing inspiration from a style synonymous with refined elegance and femininity: ballet.  This resurgence in ballet-inspired looks has continued to rise in popularity throughout the year and has featured prominently in many design houses’ 2022 runway looks. Whether in haute couture…

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