Omar Ahmed in Frank and Oak + More Canadian Fashion Moments We Loved This Week

Hits: 3Photography courtesy of Instagram/@omartakespix. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date January 21, 2021 Facebook Twitter Feeling stir-crazy during the winter months may be par for the course, but lockdown is definitely adding another layer to the listlessness, right? We suggest …

Olivia Rubens Will Represent Canada in This Year’s International Talent Support Competition

Hits: 5Photography by Brian Rankin.The livestreamed event happens this Friday at 10am EST. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date October 21, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Later this week, sustainable knitwear designer Olivia Rubens, who hails from Ottawa, will compete in the International …

How Natasha Roberts Builds Community Through Her Toronto Vintage Store

Hits: 10Photograph courtesy of Instagram/@spacevintagexo.“It’s about growing with people, and living life with them.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date July 3, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter It’s very satisfying to see something come full circle. And no one knows that better than …

How Montreal’s Laugh By Lafaille is Pushing the Boundaries of Upcycling

Hits: 7Photography by Samuel Fournier.The upcycling-focused brand evolves aspects of tailoring for Fall 2020. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date June 24, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter “I don’t like fashion when it takes itself too seriously,” says Benjamin Lafaille, designer and founder …

How Toronto-based Designer Dorian Rahimzadeh Finds Strength in Progress and Positivity

Hits: 11Photography by Nick Merzetti.The designer has moved to seasonless collections, and is using off-cut materials to make face masks. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date June 12, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter “I’ve been trying to talk to and motivate other people …

Meet Summer Ruddock-Ellis, the Toronto-Based Creative Who Wants You to Embrace Second-Hand Shopping

Hits: 16Photography by Justin Aranha.“It’s time for a call to action,” says the innovator at two community-focused platforms. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date June 5, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter “I’m a creative problem solver,” says Summer Ruddock-Ellis, the Toronto-based founder of …