Golden Globes Red Carpet Recap – Sequins, Metalics & Pharrel’s Beanie

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Emma Stone, Evan Rachel Wood, Kerry Washington & Ruth Negga on the red carpet.

Year after year, the Golden Globes continue to be one of the best red carpets of the year. Everyone is so nervous at the Oscars, few are willing to take major chances and make brave style statements (except for Cate Blanchett of course). But I feel like stars are more relaxed at the Globes so they’re more comfortable wearing looks that express their personalities as opposed to having to abide by strict fashion rules. This year there were quite a few stellar looks. And during a year when the host (not Jimmy Fallon’s best moment) was less than memorable, we were lucky to have some amazingly good, and a couple of amazingly bad, looks to review. Here it goes… Continue reading

Best Red Carpet Looks of 2016

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Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Cindy Crawford, Charlize Theron and Sarah Paulson

It’s no secret 2016 was a rough year. For me, it was one full of changes, challenges and learning experiences. Although I haven’t had much time to post lately, I couldn’t miss my annual list of some of my favourite red carpet looks of the year. It may have been a shitty year for many but on a brighter and lighter note there were still some amazing red carpet looks. Cindy Crawford makes my list (of course) and once again Cate Blanchett gets several mentions. Here’s to a happier 2017!  Continue reading

Canadian Designers Present Spring Summer 2017 Collections at Inaugural FashionCAN

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Dramatic looks from Canadian designer Paul Hardy’s Spring Summer 2017 collection.

Thumbs up to Yorkdale and CAFA (Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards) for coming to the fashion rescue this week after Toronto Fashion Week was abruptly cancelled this past July. Yorkdale put on the first ever FashionCAN to give media, buyers and fashion lovers the opportunity to see the upcoming Spring Summer 2017 collections from many of their favourite Canadian designers, including Calgary’s Paul Hardy and Toronto’s Lucian Matis. And like we’ve scene from many international runway shows recently, the invitation-only event was live streamed so those that didn’t get an invite could see the show live as it was happening.  Continue reading

Emmys 2016 Red Carpet Recap

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Sarah Paulson in Prada, Kerry Washington in Brandon Maxwell, Padma Lakshmi in Naeem Khan and Priyanka Chopra in Jason Wu at the 2016 Emmys (photos via people.com)

Fall awards season began with the Emmys as the best in TV was celebrated on Sunday night. There were some stellar and memorable looks but I felt like overall, the red carpet was missing the kind of excitement that happened back in the days when Sarah Jessica Parker would show up in something amazing (when Sex and the City was on HBO). The vibe this year was generally lacking. If only my gal Jane Fonda showed up. She makes every red carpet better. Now on to the fashion recap… Continue reading

MTV VMAs Recap – Beyoncé, Rihanna And Naomi’s Lipstick

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Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Naomi Campbell and Britney Spears at the 2016 MTV VMAs.

The MTV VMAs took place Sunday night and this year was especially good. Even though Britney Spears performed at the notorious award show for the first time in nine years (after that disastrous performance in 2007) and Kanye West had four minutes on stage to talk about whatever he wanted,  it was Beyonce’s and Rihanna’s appearances (and outfits) that got everyone excited. The two biggest pop stars in the world don’t show up to every award show so when they do, you know they’re going to kill it. Because they never disappoint. And when it comes to style and presence, these are two powerhouses that always bring it 100%. Now to the night’s most talk about looks.  Continue reading

Stars And Supermodels Get FANCY at Cannes

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Charlize Theron, Kate Moss, Jessica Chastain and Kendall Jenner at Cannes (photos via usmagazine.com)

The Cannes Film Festival brings major excessive and lavish fashion to the red carpet like no other. Year and year, Dynasty and Elizabeth Taylor in the 1980s always seem to be sources of inspiration. Supermodels are also prevalent on the red carpet at Cannes. Whether it’s Cindy Crawford in 2013 or Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner this year, the world’s top models always bring it in terms of making a stylish impact on the red carpet and they help take the glamour factor to the next level on the French Riviera. Here’s a breakdown one some of the most talked about looks at Cannes this year.  Continue reading

Met Gala 2016 – CINDY CRAWFORD Shines!

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Beyoncé, Cindy Crawford, Rachel McAdams and Emma Stone at the Met Gala (photos via usmagazine.com)

Once again, the Met Gala – fashion industry’s biggest night of the year – did not disappoint. It’s THE fashion party of the year and the one everyone strives to attend (except of course miss eye-roll herself, Gwyneth Paltrow). The beyond prestigious annual event marks the grand opening of the Met Costume Institute’s spring exhibition. This year’s theme being “Manus X Machina; Fashion in the age of technology.” While many stars are clever in how they interpret the theme year after year, some are far from it. This year we saw a lot of silver robotic-like gowns – but one fashion icon (looking at you Cindy) definitely stood out from the rest. Read on for my thoughts on many of the night’s most talked about ensembles.  Continue reading

Greta Constantine Celebrates 10 Fashion-Forward Years

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Runway looks at Greta Constantine’s fall 2016 collection (photos: toronto-fashionweek.com)

Greta Constantine, the popular Toronto-based fashion line, closed Toronto Fashion Week recently with a bang as the design duo celebrated their 10th anniversary with an memorable runway presentation. Designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong left the audience in awe as they put on the most exciting and high-energy show of the week. It was a pleasure to attend and witness such a fun and empowered collection. The marching band that closed the show with their rendition of Pharrel’s Happy was particularly cool, and literally had the crowd dancing in their seats.   Continue reading

Oscar Red Carpet Recap on CTV Morning Live

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Chatting Oscar fashions with CTV Morning Live Host Aisling Tomei and Ryan Massel.

The biggest red carpet of the year is sure to get all fashion lovers talking.  So it’s always a pleasure to be a part of the annual CTV Morning Live Oscar red carpet recap. I was happy to head back to Calgary to discuss the good, the mediocre and the unfortunate (Heidi Klum usually makes this category) on the popular morning show. Continue reading

Oscars Red Carpet Breakdown

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Cate Blanchett in Armani Privé, Margot Robbie in Tom Ford, Naomi Watts in Armani Privé and Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture (photos via usmagazine.com).

I think many of us can agree this year’s Oscars weren’t the most exciting – that includes the red carpet and the show itself. As we discussed on CTV Morning Live when I appeared for the annual Oscar style recap segment, there were some debatable looks but it didn’t feel like there were many that were universally loved. At least we can be thankful for Heidi Klum – and her unfortunate choices. Because lately on the red carpet, she’s become the gift that just keeps on giving.  Continue reading