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The truth about Fast Fashion

The truth about Fast Fashion

We had the fortunate opportunity to meet Professor Rachel Miller back in March.  Rachel is a Professor and Department Head of textiles at Sheridan College in Oakville.   Professor Miller also taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.  We asked her if we can pick her brain on "fast fashion".  She kindly agreed.  We learned a lot that we wanted to relay to our customers.  

For instance, the definition of "fast fashion" according to Professor Miller is "Items that are not built to last, and generally last one or two seasons".   Not to be confused with fast turnover.  A...


Trend setting for spring 2018. How to wear track pants and joggers.

Trend setting for spring 2018.  How to wear track pants and joggers.

Some of you may thinking, "I sport this look everyday.  I'm so ahead of my time".  Perhaps, or maybe you are just right on trend.  Either way, keep the track pants coming.  A trend like this could not have come at a better time.   There is no greater time in history for women to feel entitled enough to just wear their track pants to make a fashion statement.  We've earned this time to be comfortable and fashionable simultaneously.  

If you're wondering how to refine this look and "own it", then here are a few suggestions;

You're going out with your...


Vacation bound travelling tips on how to pack.

Vacation bound travelling tips on how to pack.

Wether you've been planning your vacation for a year or a week, there's no doubt you are excited to trade up from the cold to the hot climate.  As you should be.  You live in Toronto,Canada.  You have earned a sunny holiday!!

All airlines have been changing their policies on baggage over the past few years.  As a result, we are all more mindful of how we pack.  Here are a few tips on how to pack for your tropical destination.  Note:  This is being written from the perspective of single travelling.  Pile on where need be for children and significant...


The search for a grad dress!

The search for a grad dress!

Graduation season seems so far away, but the search for a grad dress begins online around March break.  Whether you are searching for a grade 6, grade 8, or post secondary graduation dress, you need to be mindful of a few things.  For instance, what are the rules the school has put into place?  Do they have rules on colours, lengths, modesty?  If so, then don't forget to right those down as you start your search.  Our boutique is one of the downtown Oakville stores that is open every day of the week, but some stores are not open often....


70's Fashion has resurfaced for Spring 2018!

70's Fashion has resurfaced for Spring 2018!

Toronto is about to look like a scene from Charlie's Angels in spring and summer of 2018. The original Charlies Angels. The Farrah Fawcett hair may be slow to follow the fashion, but for now let's get excited about all the amazing new trends for spring summer 2018.  

Plunging tops.  This is a trend we are seeing more of.  It can be a super low cut dress, or a blouse with a deep exposed zipper that let's you show off whatever makes you comfortable.  Double sided tape may become the new must have accessory this season as a result of this trend.  

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