Shopping Toronto: a picture diary. Captivating shoes, department store blur, plus salami

It's a big blur: four days in Toronto shopping from Yorkdale and Yorkville to the Eaton Centre and Ossington St. Saks, The Bay, The Room at The Bay, Nordstrom times two (at Eaton Centre and Yorkdale), Uniqlo, etc. What stood out: mainly the shoes. Darling Miu Miu Maryjanes at Nordstrom, Erdem at The Bay, Dries Van Noten [...]

The red shoes

Here’s a story about how fashion works today, how an image can go almost viral, and how one seasoned fashion journalist fell under the spell of a pair of red shoes. Last week, browsing Instagram, I saw a photo of fetching red shoes with an oversize bow, from Zara. The post was a regram – [...]

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Aquazurra’s philosophy: beauty in fashion, shoes and life

By the time you read this, Edgardo Osorio, co-founder and creative director of Aquazurra shoes, will be in Mustique celebrating his 30th birthday. In his young life, the Colombian-born, Florence-based shoe designer has built a remarkable brand with remarkable shoes – sexy, fierce, beautiful – and, he says, comfortable. He may even be right on [...]

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