Tag Archives: Style

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 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]

The Ultimate Luxury Escape: The Return Of Necker Island

[C]lose your eyes and picture yourself amidst the panoramic ocean views of the Caribbean’s turquoise waters and coral reefs along a sandy white beach, a view so stunning in itself that will become even more amazing as I tell you the exclusivity of your surroundings are envisioned on a private island. Now imagine yourself on this private island with up to thirty of your closest friends and family members staying at a luxury retreat sipping champagne in a Jacuzzi watching the sunset along those captivating panoramic ocean views. What a “great” escape don’t you think? If you are imagining correctly,[Read More]

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]

Brooks Brothers Bring The 1920’s To Life In The New Great Gatsby Movie

With such a highly anticipated movie based on such a classic in the works, it’s extremely difficult to capture the full visual spectacle of a movie like The Great Gatsby without looking at the clothes in close detail. Catherine Martin worked with Brooks Brothers to bring these visions of beautiful suits, tuxedos, dresses and more to life in the iconic movie. GQ reported that Martin created hundreds of looks and outfits for not only the star of the movie, Leo DiCaprio, but for the supporting actors and every other male extra in the film. Quite extraordinary to go into that much detail for[Read More]

White House | Black Market To Open Up Shop in Yorkdale

Most of the Canadian market might be unfamiliar with White House | Black Market and that’s because it is an American born brand and was until now, unavailable to the rest of the world. Standing at 351 boutique and 24 outlet stores throughout the US, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, the brand has certainly made it’s entrance into the market since its opening in 1985. Starting out originally as The White House, a tiny women’s boutique offering only white and ivory apparel and accessories in Maryland and deciding to continue with the monochromatic theme, the owners decided to open up[Read More]

John Varvatos Brings New York Style To Canada

Mostly known to us Canadians through his celebrity mentor role on NBC’s Fashion Star and segmented product offerings through Holt Renfrew, John Varvatos is about to make his first full collection debut in the Canadian market. The Greek American contemporary menswear designer launched his first line in 2000 after heading out a long menswear design career at Polo Ralph Lauren, even leaving his mark on the beginnings of the Polo Jeans Company. Since then he has been not only the recipient of multiple CFDA awards but was also named GQs designer of the year in 2007. And although there being[Read More]

GUESS Rocks The Retro At Their Festival Collection Launch Party

Last night we attended the GUESS launch party for their new Festival Collection, bringing back nostalgic designs and pairing it with 2013 spring fashion trends. The event was at their high-ceilinged, two-storey GUESS store on Queen Street West in Toronto. First Impressions Approaching the glass branded GUESS building on busy Queen Street West, the transparent doors opened to a wide and tall space with white coloured walls and floors refocused your eyes to look towards the sky-patterned backgrounds and brightly coloured clothing. We were greeted and grabbed the first GUESS branded lemonade we could find. Have to stay hydrated, there was[Read More]

The Uhr-Kraft Dualtimer 54 Classic Watch

Price: $1050.00 USD The watch is a timeless piece of art. With smartphones and mobile technology, people have different ways of telling time. Applications and displays, devices and screens, but telling time has become too complicated, technical, and taking away from the origins of one of the best fashion accessories you can have. The watch. “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” ― William Penn In this case, it’s true, we don’t have time, we don’t usually make time for timeless pieces when we are shopping, we are focused on the most up-to-date technology and additional conveniences. But[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates The Year of the Snake With New Elsa Peretti Snake Necklace

Price: $11,600 Tiffany & Co. rings in the new year with a new provocative design that celebrates the Year of the Snake with a new snake-inspired necklace. The looks and details of the necklace was designed by Elsa Peretti, who uses natural forms to create modern, daring and unique style. The snake’s movements are positioned and linked together with handcrafted in 18-karat gold. The design is smooth and sleek like the motion of a snake, while showcasing classic Tiffany & Co. elegance. The quality of this Elsa Peretti collection debuted at Tiffany & Co. in 1974 and were met with instant[Read More]

[Infographic] Suit Yourself: Your First Big Boy Suit

[Y]our first suit. It’s something that brings your wardrobe to the next level. A suit is so much more than just pants and a jacket, it’s a put together look that has purpose to it. When you get your first suit, that’s made to be worn as a suit, there is just something about it, a sharpness, a feeling you get when you put it on that makes you feel like a million bucks. The suit can be worn for almost any occasion, it’s there if you need it, like a best friend. If you want to be taken seriously in[Read More]

[Infographic] A History of the Little Black Dress

[D]o you ever wonder where the popular ‘little black dress’ came from? It actually dates all the way back pre 1920s, causing controversy for being ‘too sexy’. The Little Black Dress is a staple for all dinner parties, galas, or if you just want to stand out in a subtle way. The little black dress is a sophisticated statement maker. So to pay hommage to one of the most common and beautiful articles of clothing in a woman’s wardrobe, here is an infographic about the history of the little black dress. Browse more data visualization. Thank you for reading.

LXRY Attends: The Ancaster Wedding Show

Location: Ancaster Fairgrounds Wedding parties, wedding planning, what to wear, what to eat, where to have the wedding, these thoughts and more come from the minds of anxious brides as they prepare for one of their most significant days of their life. Yesterday, hundreds of people came through the Ancaster Fairgrounds’ doors for the Ancaster Wedding Show hoping to get answers to their wedding questions, receive deals on wedding attire and dive for a ring. The event included vendors like Arbonne Canada, Liuna Events, Synergy Weddings and Foxy Florals putting up displays for their respected services. With Snap Hamilton grabbing[Read More]