Marbling 101 with Toronto brand Spare Label

I initially met Sabine Spare, the designer behind the Toronto based brand Spare Label, during Made Inland 2017. Her design aesthetic resonated with me and I was obsessed with her technique almost immediately. Her entire line consists of marbled designs. Marbling is a century old technique of treating fabric with dyes. It originated in Japan and was later adopted by…
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Tastemaker of the Week: FASHION DESIGNER HILARY MACMILLAN

Hillary MacMillan is a Toronto based womenswear designer with her own self-titled brand. Her line consists of contemporary, cruelty-free Canadian womenswear. It was founded in 2013 with a focus on creating wearable designs for the modern woman.  The Hilary MacMillan woman is adventurous and fashion aware. She likes a tailored fit, bold prints and inspired fabrics that make fashion effortlessly conscientious. 21…
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Bow ties: Rock them with Style

In the past, bow ties have been associated with academics like Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, signifying a quirky nerd’s badge of honour. The bow tie could also be considered a go-to accent piece for a young man on his way to prom or a wedding trying to emulate the ultimate gentleman. Today the accessory can be worn by both…
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Over 70 Canadian Designers showcase their collections at Made Inland – Fall 2017

Made Inland is a new retail concept which showcases Canadian designers and brands. The two day festival occurs twice a year; spring and fall. This year, the event comprised of 70 designer collections which included apparel as well as accessories. Made Inland is an excellent venue for you to score some unique apparel from local designers that you may not…
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