Pay money for your clothes.

Sometimes the best way to shop is to shop … less? True statement, unfortunately! The saying “quality over quantity” runs true for most things in life. No one wants a flattening iron that is going to burn your hair off. No one wants a toaster that is either off or burn. No one wants to … Continue reading

“My style icon is anyone who makes a bloody effort.”

(Quote by Isabella Blow) WORN fashion journal originated in Montréal, but has moved to the greener pastures (err…) of Toronto. I recently saw a presentation by the refreshingly witty Serah-Marie McMahon, owner and creator of the so-called “Anti-fashion” magazine. “Are you insane?! I love fashion!!” She grimaced at the thought. Amazingly enough, some have actually … Continue reading

Who’s Magnificent? Poiret is Magnificent – Art Nouveau (Part 2)

The Art Nouveau movement’s greatest fashion designer is Paul Poiret. He pioneered personal style, and could be (should be!) credited for evicting the corset, those monstrous things! Within a few years of his budding career he successfully put pants on women. He introduced vivid colors to the blasé palette of the late 1800’s, and he … Continue reading

Montréal Fashion Week – Défilé TRUSST

This week was 2011’s Montréal Fashion Week; the second one I’ve worked for (last year – Coccolily), but this time I actually got to go! Défilé TRUSST featured Samuel Mercure, by Thomas, and Christian L’Enfant Roi. How lucky was I to be a part of this, the designers were all incredibly talented! After working so … Continue reading

And then they found each other.

As you know I am doing a(nother) fashion internship, keeping myself busy here in Montréal. (I’ve got to start trying a little harder now that Stevie’s gone to Africa. AFRICA.) Last weekend I was at the lookbook photoshoot for Thomas’ new collection. First of all, it was amazing to be a part of that, all … Continue reading

Art Nouveau (Part 1)

I’ve been taking a few classes. Along with the usual evening french classes, I’m auditing History of Fibres, History of 20th Century Fashion, and History of Film up to 1959 at Concordia University. Thankfully all the profs have allowed me to sit in, because I’m having a blast! Not only is it great being a … Continue reading