Plus, the other fashion news that got us talking this week.
Ryerson University to launch The Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute
For Canadian up-and-coming designers mourning the cancellation of Toronto Fashion Week, all is not lost. The launch of The Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute (SRFI) at Ryerson hopes to create opportunities and support homegrown talent.
The institute, set to begin operation this October, is the first of it’s kind. It will offer fellowships to selected students, providing third and fourth year students as well as recent grads with industry mentorship, master classes and funding to help them succeed at home and abroad.
Sounds like a major step forward for the Canadian fashion industry.
New Balance & J.Crew have teamed up on an activewear collection
Love J.Crew’s preppy prints just as much as you love working out? Good news – the brand has collaborated with New Balance on their first ever activewear collection that’s available now online and in-store at Yorkdale.
The collection includes styles from New Balance’s core line that have been “J.Crew-ified” with exclusive colours and patterns.
Get your fill of paisley-print hoodies, polka dot tanks, colour-blocked leggings and neon sports bras here.
Chloé’s exclusive new sunglasses will be available at Holly Eyewear
It’s all in the eyes – or should we say, eyewear. Get your hands on one of Chloé’s limited edition 18-carat gold Carlina frames available on October 15th, and be one of only 10 Canadians to have a pair.
Whether you like classic gold or a warmer golden brown, Chloé designed these round frames to make you feel like “the girl with the golden eyes staring up at the sky, dancing in the sea.”
Become that golden-eyed girl and shop the sunglasses at hollyeyewear.com.
Aritzia is featuring this Dutch photographer’s work on their fall bags
After collaborating with several renowned artists, this fall Aritzia is featuring photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard on their (forever collectible) shopping bags.
According to the retailer, his vivid, culturally diverse work – which includes images shot everywhere from Peru to Paris – fits perfectly with their mantra Nowhere to Go but Everywhere.
We’re feeling a major wave of wanderlust coming on.