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Designer Pamela Matheson, walks at the end of her show finale | Photo used with permission from Angela Campagnoni

Smaller designers shine at Atlantic Fashion Week

“I love the craziness of back stage and seeing the lines for the first time on the runway,” says creator and director of Atlantic Fashion Week, Angela Campagnoni. “As well as audience reaction.” Atlantic Fashion Week is an opportunity for local designers and brands to showcase their work. This year they had two sold out …

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Photo taken by Layla Shioguchi

Mature Streetstyle: Toronto’s men in fashion

CanCulture hit the Toronto streets in search of some style-setting men. Browse through the gallery to find out how their sense has changed over the years as well as some styling tips. All photos taken by Layla Shioguchi   Layla Shioguchi is a regular contributor to CanCulture and studies media production at Ryerson University. This post was edited …

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Photo courtesy of Jordan de Ruiter

Play dress-up every day with Jordan de Ruiter

When Jordan de Ruiter started making her own clothing in high school, she had no idea that one day she’d have her own label. In fact, she admits that there was never a turning point where she thought that she would become a clothing designer, it just kind of happened. Slowly and organically she created …

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Getoutside on Queen Street West. Photo taken by Amanda Skrabucha

Sneakerheads on the rise in Canada

By definition, a sneakerhead is someone who collects a lot of sneakers. From Vancouver to Montreal, sneakers have become a large part of fashion and, for some, a lifestyle. According to trends expert Sarah Kelsey from Global’s The Morning Show, sneakers came into full popularity about 20 years ago with the hip-hop culture. Since then, …

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This Is Paradise Mural near Queen and Spadina

Is West Queen West the second coolest neighbourhood in the world?

Vogue’s definitive list of the world’s 15 coolest street style neighbourhoods would say so. Toronto comes ahead of world-class cities Singapore, Stockholm, Paris and Milan, to name a few. Understandably, Torontonians were quite surprised and proud to have been awarded this honour from the reigning bible of the fashion world. Vogue calls Queen Street West …

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