Jay Manuelas the makeup artist and snappy cast member and sometimes judge on America's Next Top Model. Who knew he designed too? He debuted his first womenswear collection, Attitude for Sears, recently at Toronto Fashion Week. Styled by June Ambrose, the collection comprised tailored...

Last October, a breath of fresh air breezed through the grounds at Heritage Court⎯the home to "official" Toronto fashion week⎯in the form of an über hip group of young fashionites called The Fashion Collective. A sort of mélange of hype-making and style setting, PR maven Kate Mullin, stylist...

Apparently, we were sleeping for a few days last Toronto Fashion Week, because America's Next Top Model came and went without us even blinking an eye! Last October, the model competition brought their contestants to the tents to strike a pose at a few of the shows, including Jay Manuel...

Jay, so when it was announced that he'd signed a multi-year deal with Sears Canada to become the Creative Director of their private line, ATTITUDE, my interest in the department store chain was piqued for the first time in...well, ever. Manuel's first collection for ATTITUDE, for Fall 2011,...

In fact, the 'Birds of Paradise' collection was the most focused, cohesive presentation that the 30-year-old designer has brought to Toronto Fashion Week yet. Multi-ethnic models showed off fitted cocktail dresses, cropped jackets and super flirty sundresses with ease. The unexpected twist?...

Here are my top 5 collections from Toronto Fashion Weeks (in alphabetical order for fairness). The inspiration for Arthur Mendonça's latest collection was Taylor's Technicolour Cleopatra. While visions of acid-hued shades and OTT glamour may spin through your head Mendonça gave the...

In association with the Fashion Design Council of Canada (FDCC), The Mercedes-Benz Start Up 2011 National Final had a full house at Toronto Fashion Week. The show kicked off with Global Production Director, Jarrad Clark, presenting this year's designer finalists: UNTTLD, Triarchy, Cassie Dee,...

On Tuesday evening Sears presented their second collection with creative director Jay Manuel of America's Next Top Model fame at LG Toronto Fashion Week. Urban safari-inspired chic threads, thumping beats, gusts of dry ice on a super slick runway and... a model goes down. But it wasn't just...

All eyes were on TV personality Jay Manuel on night two at the Toronto Fashion Week tents as he presented his Spring/Summer 2012 collection for the Sears line ATTITUDE Jay Manuel. The collection, only sold at Sears stores, took a page from the book on anything-but-ordinary vacations for the...

My girl Fiona and I hit Toronto Fashion Week on Tuesday where we were greeted with a variety of shows and events that would have a sane person scratching their head - being far from sane we had no problem taking in all the crazy which included: A dueling accordion and violinist, followed by...

 

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