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Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Dior Among Luxury Brands Rallying for COVID-19 Fundraiser

As we settle into week seven of social distancing, our eyes are glued to the news for any hint of when this pandemic may come to and end. With no definitive end in sight for us as yet here in Canada (and much of the rest of the world), brands are increasingly rallying to help …

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Why Tony Chestnut’s Designer is Choosing to Stay Positive

“I love the idea of making art in spite of the circumstances,” says Tony Chestnut founder Jill Sawatzky. Based in Winnipeg, the designer will launch a new collection of versatile voluminous dresses and separates next month that are heavily inspired by movies and documentaries she watched about Russian ballet dancers. Sawatzky highlights the difficulties these …

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Universal Standard Publishes Children’s Book on the Importance of Inclusivity in Fashion

The message of inclusivity in fashion is one that we here at FASHION Canada take very seriously. In March, we relaunched our brand with the message of #FASHIONforall – our mission is to bring fashion and beauty-focused content to all sizes, ages, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations. So you can imagine our delight when a …

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Aleece Wilson on Finding Self-Acceptance in the Modelling Industry

“When I was little, I used to take my brother’s clothes,” says New York-based model Aleece Wilson, who grew up in Windsor, Ont. “I wanted to wear what he wore—like Dickies work clothes.” Wilson and her brother copied their dad, a truck driver who wore Dickies for work. And Wilson says she still wears the …

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Self-Isolation Diary: A Day in the Life of Brooke Lynn Hytes

As people around the country wind down their fourth week of self-isolation, FASHION is reaching out to some of our favourite Canadians to get a peek into how they’re living their lives in lockdown (remember: #StayHomeSaveLives). Each week, keep an eye out for new self-isolation diaries from actors, designers, athletes and artists who are riding …

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Please Enjoy This Video of Dan Levy Interning at FASHION For His MTV Show

Back in 2009, when Schitt’s Creek wasn’t even a glimmer of an idea in the mind of Dan Levy, he arrived at FASHION headquarters in downtown Toronto for an “internship.” Working at MTV Canada at the time, as co-host of MTV Live and The Hills After Show, Levy’s brief stint at the magazine was filmed …

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30 Canadian Jewellery Brands You Need to Know

There is no shortage of homegrown talent in Canada – especially when it comes to jewellery designers. Every year for the past seven years, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards have highlighted some of the immensely talented Canadian designers. Although this year’s gala is postponed, three of the six nominees for Accessories Designer of the …

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Elizabeth Mitchell Is Forging the Path for a New Age of Models

All her life, Elizabeth Mitchell hated having her picture taken. Now she’s 59, and her image has been splashed across Toronto streetcars and appeared in both national and international campaigns for global brands like Uniqlo.  “Modelling has pushed me outside my comfort zone; it’s a whole new territory for me,” says Mitchell, who only got …