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Trendhunter founder and Exploiting Chaos author Jeremy Gutsche was recently chosen as a spokesperson for RW&CO’s Fall Catalogue. “Your style is a reflection of your personal brand,” says Gutsche, who reveals that versatile style choices allows him to be ready for anything, whether it’s a “a business meeting with a billionaire, a flash mob, or a keynote performance in front of 8,000 people.”
Manitobah Mukluks, an Aboriginal-owned company, is making waves on the international style scene. (Kate Moss and Megan Fox have been spotted wearing them). In this video, Lavin’s Waneek Horn-Miller—“a proud Mohawk woman who has a really awesome fashion sense”—shows us how the company has found success by taking a traditional art form and making it contemporary.
“Tonight is the Book Lover’s Ball, an annual fundraiser that brings out the tuxedos and gowns in support of the Toronto Public Library Foundation…The evening will conclude with a fashion show featuring the work of six Toronto designers. Each designer was paired with a book that shares a common thread to the designer’s aesthetic or philosophy…Adrian Wu, who was paired with Margaret Atwood’s science-fiction essay collection, In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination. It’s a bright idea, considering Wu’s voluminous spring/summer 2012 collection was partly inspired by quantum physics, specifically the double-slit experiment, which deals with the behaviour of light waves and particles…”