Tag Archives: Fashion

LXRY Q&A: Jessica Stepanova, Fashion Model

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jessica Stepanova, a fashion model born in Prague who has traveled all over the world who now calls Canada home. We chatted about challenges within the fashion industry, how she prepares for a big shoot, her ideal weekend and hobbies and things she is interested outside of modeling. Enjoy! HERE IS OUR LXRY Q&A WITH JESSICA STEPANOVA LXRY: How has your life changed since you moved to Canada? JS: I have definitely been made available to more opportunities. Toronto is super multicultural and becoming a young adult in a place with so many diversities[Read More]

WearToday: The New App That Makes Your Wardrobe Social

Want some fashion inspiration? Love someone’s look but not sure where they got their clothes from? The app, WearToday, is great solution for those problems…and more. WearToday is a daily dairy for creatively dressed individuals. The ones who are checking out the blogs, people watching in the fashion districts, and stopping people on the street to ask what they are wearing. This is for you. If you want to showcase your chops, style and swagger or get inspiration from some other stylish individuals, WearToday is a great app for that. How does WearToday work? 1. Download the app 2. Open and create[Read More]

Infographic: A Guide To Men’s Shoes

A few years ago, Men’s shoe designs were lacking. Classic Black and brown dress shoes, Converse Sneakers, running shoes, and that really was the spectrum. It wasn’t until recently that colours, textures, and patterns (usually reserved for high-end shoes) are now found everywhere that sells soles. Here is a great guide to buying, pairing, and styling men’s shoes. A Guide To Men’s Shoes via Cool Daily Infographics  

LXRY 360: Day Five At 2014 WMCFW

MADAME MOJE Madame Moje is a Canadian label featuring luxe ready-to-wear women’s clothing for the modern and confident woman. The designs are most noticeably recognized for their distinctively feminine silhouettes The sexy @coryleemusic love watching you on @TheNextStar #supergroup awesome seeing ou @WMCFashionWeek @Madame_Moje pic.twitter.com/ww6Ts6KHOT — Taylor Kaye (@Taylor_Kaye) March 22, 2014 #fromthefrontrow @madame_moje #FW14 on Day 5 of @WMCFashionWeek. #WMCFW #Toronto #FROW #TorontoFashionWeek pic.twitter.com/ki6T8thmEB — Fashion Savage (@fashion_savage) March 22, 2014 Finale @madame_moje #FW14 on Day 5 of @WMCFashionWeek. #WMCFW #Toronto #fromthefrontrow #TorontoFashionWeek pic.twitter.com/UfNklvxHUI — Fashion Savage (@fashion_savage) March 22, 2014 Hilary MacMillan Hilary MacMillan is a Toronto-based womenswear[Read More]

LXRY 360: Day Four At WMCFW

CLAUDETTE BY CLAUDETTE FLOYD & HELMER The brand goes beyond its elegant dresses in developing the expansion of its collection, while adding a ready-to-wear line which includes various styles of pants, jackets, coats and skirts. HELMER: By democratizing and opening a mass market, the luxury brands can no longer provide the unique and exclusive. dish with 20 years of experience with breasts larger houses Haute Couture, Helmer offers to the cosmopolitan who wants to stand out with subtlety. — Martin Hui (@Martin_Hui) March 20, 2014 Can we talk about this Claudette Floyd dress? I’m in love here. pic.twitter.com/cH9xktL9OK — emely[Read More]

LXRY 360: Day Three At WMCFW

CHRISTOPHER BATES Trained in Milan at legendary Istituto Marangoni, Toronto-based Christopher Bates is an intrepid designer achieving a meteoric rise in the fashion industry. His eponymous menswear line is gaining traction with retailers, consumers, media, stylists, and celebrities. His runway collection last night was featured alongside with our friends McGregor Socks which provide the sock wear for the models, their first time being on the runway. Excited for Cdn [email protected] World MasterCard Fashion show Toronto. Styled by @GKWCC‘s @J_Costigan_ pic.twitter.com/tMK2EHNKKd — Ian McLean (@IanMcLeanKW) March 19, 2014 Dramatic opening from @CBatesMenswear pic.twitter.com/DWlMvlhIRo — WMCFW (@WMCFashionWeek) March 19, 2014   [email protected][Read More]

LXRY 360: Day Two At WMCFW

THOMAS BÁLINT Thomas Bálint has become a staple of the avant garde at World MasterCard Fashion Week. Presenting on the runway for the fourth time, Thomas Bálint will exhibit his Spring Summer 2015 Collection. His brick-and-mortar boutique opened in Toronto in 2012 while his work is available internationally throughout Austria, Germany, Italy and Japan First row seats at @THOMAS_BALINT androgyny at it’s finest #WMCFW pic.twitter.com/0llUusynuI — Aimée Brothman (@amouraimee_) March 18, 2014 Start with #ThomasBalint Runway .. @WMCFashionWeek pic.twitter.com/kbyZi7VsTT — Noush (@NoushMostaghimi) March 18, 2014 Fuzzy leg-warmers and menswear at @THOMAS_BALINT @WMCFashionWeek #WMCFW pic.twitter.com/rx131UKP8x — Justine iaboni (@JustineIaboni) March 18,[Read More]

Dîner en Blanc Toronto

Last night, we attended Dîner en blanc, a worldwide phenomenon that has everyone around the world dressing to the nines (in white) and enjoying a massive and beautiful picnic into the evening hours. Last night over 1,600 guests were welcomed into this unknown location in Toronto to enjoy an organized chaos of beautiful scenery, food and entertainment. The location for the event is always a mystery until it is announced two hours before, not leaving much time, but preparation definitely paid off. First Impressions We were one of the first to arrive in this area in Queen Street East and[Read More]

Baume & Mercier Clifton Watches: From Bay Street To Bay Front

Success requires perfect timing. Something that many business people, big wigs, entrepreneurs, and big time celebrities know. The idea that you can be at the right place at the right time can really change your whole world. Time is money, so don’t be caught wearing something that doesn’t reflect your time. This is exactly what the new Clifton timepieces by Baume & Mercier offer. With a long standing history filled with prestige and innovation, it is no surprise that these new pieces are the perfect addition for the modern day man; a man who not only desires a classic everyday[Read More]

A Brief History Of Watch Complications

Do you know the history of your timepiece? Watches have been around for hundreds of years, where small intricate metal pieces make up one complicated and beautiful object of machinery. On the face of a watch it could be something so basic, so sleek, but behind the casing, it’s something completely different. Enjoy scrolling through this infographic on the brief history of watch complications: Source

Salvatore Ferragamo To Make It’s 2nd Entrance Into The Canadian Marketplace

[A] name that comes synonymous with luxury is the legendary Italian born Salvatore Ferragamo. Born into a family of 14, a young Salvatore discovered his passion for shoes at the tender age of nine, eventually making his way to Naples to study the craft of shoemaking. After a year of studies he returned home to open a tiny shop in his parent’s home. He ended up immigrating to Boston a few years later, where one of his brothers was working in a cowboy boot factory. This was when Salvatore would convince his brothers to move to California, where he opened[Read More]

David Yurman To Showcase New Designs In New Yorkdale Location

[J]ewellery designer David Yurman and wife Sybil have certainly come a long way from their bohemian routes but have definitely managed to keep their heritage strong. With items like the iconic cable bracelet and the buckle collection, it’s no wonder why David Yurman products are in such high demand! The new Yorkdale store will be the brands first stand-alone Canadian location and will offer the full line of David Yurman products. This will include his classic collection of male watches, an idea that was sprouted from collaboration with his son Evan. The collection is composed of a Chronograph, a Moon[Read More]