Chanel Cruise in Cuba

Destination
¿Qué bolá Coco? The Chanel Cruise runway show took place in Havana on the island of Cuba. The American fashion press arrived in Cuba two hours before the first U.S. cruise ship docked in Havana, after nearly 40 years.

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Behind the Brand: Obakki

Obakki creates classic and refined styles for the modern woman. Founded by Treana Peake in 2005, the luxury brand is known for their clean designs, beautiful fabrics, along with their philanthropic initiatives.

 Obakki is much more than just a fashion brand. Treana founded ...

Walk for Water Benefit

The fashion industry’s top models from South Sudan and Canada are coming together for an evening of fashion and philanthropy. On Tuesday, 10 May the Obakki Foundation is partnering with Holt Renfrew’s H Project for the Walk for Water Benefit.

Obakki isn’t just a fashion ...

Spring Shoe Wish List

On sunny days, I get so excited to wear my Spring shoes. Aren’t you ready to pack away your winter boots? I certainly am! My two favourites are wedges and espadrilles. I wore these Michael Kors tan leather wedges all last summer ...

The Met Gala Documentary: The First Monday in May

The First Monday in May is the date of the annual Met Gala. The event is known as the Superbowl of the fashion industry, overseen by Anna Wintour. This film is an exclusive behind the scenes look into what goes into planning ...

Luxury Row

Luxury brands are flocking to Vancouver. In the last few years, high end fashion companies like Versace, Prada and Dior have opened beautiful boutiques on Alberni Street, and the surrounding area.

While Chanel has had a presence in Vancouver for ...

Hedi Slimane exits Saint Laurent

After month of rumours, it has been confirmed that Hedi Slimane will be departing as Creative Director of Saint Laurent, a position he has held since 2012.

“I am very grateful to Hedi Slimane, and the whole Yves Saint Laurent team, ...

Chanel Fall 2016

Location
The Grand Palais in Paris Set
The set was inspired by the rue Cambon Haute Couture salons where Gabrielle Chanel conducted her fittings and showed her creations. The space featured a white carpet and gold chairs, with all front row seats. Only Front ...

The best sleeves from Gucci

As soon as I looked at the images from the Gucci Fall 2016 show, I bookmarked the page to share with my students. In my Fashion Elements class, we talk about various types of garments. One of the sections we talk about ...

Pink February

It’s rare I’m in Vancouver on Valentine’s Day. Almost every year, I’ve been in New York for fashion week for the Fall collections. It’s always a really exciting, action packed week. But this season is different.

Sounds romantic doesn’t it? Valentine’s Day ...

Prada Opens in Vancouver

Prada is set to open their first store in Vancouver this March on Alberni Street.  Designed by Studio Baciocchi, an Italian-registered architect, the store will consist of two floors housing the women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, leather goods, accessories and footwear collections.

Prada’s ...

Hearts, Kisses and Macarons

February can be a very grey time of the year, so I was delighted to have the opportunity to create this fun and festive Valentine’s day style story with Cee, from Coco & Vera. We were invite to Parisian Cafe, Faubourg Bakery ...