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In the pink: looking back on 2016 and forward to a rosy 2017

I’ve taken a bit of a break recently. Call it writer’s block, call it indolence, call it a holiday – the empty screen has been haunting me to the point that it’s become a thing. Like not thinking elephant. I wanted to write my traditional year in fashion wrap – how Canada actually made it [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on In the pink: looking back on 2016 and forward to a rosy 2017

Retail report: we’re shopping, not dropping

Surprise, surprise: Canadian fashion retailing is healthy. So says Randy Harris, president of Trendex North America. From Ohio, based in Florida, and specializing in Canadian, Mexican retail and e-commerce apparel markets, Harris shared his Canadian apparel insights at a recent meeting of Vêtement Québec – his 13th time as a guest of the industry association. [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Retail report: we’re shopping, not dropping

C2 Montreal: bubbles and brain dates, Want and need, Frank & Oak, Martha and more

Here’s the thing: there’s a lot going on in town. Last week, C2MTL overwhelmed with its brain dates, bubble baths, speakers, food trucks and buzzy energy. This week, Monday was quiet. But Tuesday, there were some 10 events around town for fashion and beauty bloggers and the general beau monde. Let’s start with C2, the [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C2 Montreal: bubbles and brain dates, Want and need, Frank & Oak, Martha and more