last week, an email landed in my inbox confirming that W SkinCare will finally be opening an office in Toronto this September...presumably to satisfy the crazy-high demand from the Toronto (and New York) fans of Lorinda and her services. And just like that, I was dancing around my living room,...

Quebec-based retailer Jacob is combatting that takeover by modernizing their retail approach and expanding into e-commerce. As of today, online shoppers can buy Jacob's 650 products including clothes, lingerie, makeup, perfume and accessories on their website. In celebration of the launch...

The Quebec-based leather retailer has partnered with London, Ontario's Fanshawe College to give second-year fashion design students a chance to flex their fashion design muscles. Photo courtesy of Rudsak The students have been given the challenge of creating an urban biker-themed leather...

Berlin-based creative collective and retailer, SIMON&ME is founded upon the design tenants of minimalism and modern aesthetics. Setting out on a new concept, SIMON&ME recently embarked upon a journey to create a range of simple and clean small accessories and hand-picked goods. Each item is...

Everyone's a bridesmaid when it comes to the debacle of who will step up and take charge of (what we hope not to be) a doomed Dior. There seems to be some promising news now that Raf Simons has officially split ways with Jil Sander. It was previously debated whether or not the designer would...

According to a Ashlee Froese, a Toronto-based laywer, Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. who owns Vogue (the people who throw Fashion's Night Out) are seeking to trademark the name in Canada. Why would they want to do that? Well, let's hope it's because they're extending the shopping...

• H&M is coming to the Dirty South. The fast fashion retailer plans to open two flagships in Miami, which should make future H&M designer collaboration launches very interesting in South Florida. H&M also plans to open about 20 more stores in the "West, Southwest, Southeast and South Central...

• A spokeswoman for Yves Saint Laurent has confirmed that new creative director Hedi Slimane plans to base his creative studio in Los Angeles. • Hermès designed the interiors of an apartment in a new residential building in Singapore. • Belgian designer Raf Simons is renewing his...

Coming to Toronto's Design Exchange next year is the Christian Louboutin Exhibit! Expected to run from June 21 to September 15, 2013, the exhibit will most likely feature designs from Louboutin's personal archives, showcasing handcrafted designs, and one-of-a-kind pieces, which will surely...

Now I can finally stop lamenting having missed Louboutin's visit to the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto back in 2005. Instead, I'll be counting down the days until the retrospective exhibition opens at the DX next summer. In the meantime, check out the trailer by London's Design Museum and over...

 

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