Nathalie-Roze Fischer

Girl Friday dishes deals

Girl Friday’s DISH Denim NightTonight Fans of popular Canadian jeans line Dish — known for distinctively butt-celebrating cuts — should be sure to scoot over to Girl Friday (740 Queen St. W. at Niagara) from 5 to 8 p.m. to save a sweet 15 per cent off any Dish purchase this one night only. A broad...

Friday, April 25, 2008, 1:11 AM

The tee dedicated to ending violence

Shelter from the StormAs Canada’s largest national fundraising campaign dedicated to ending violence against women, Shelter from the Storm’s anti-violence T-shirt and teddy bear campaign is run in partnership with Winners until May 11. Net proceeds will benefit more than 450 shelters for abused...

Friday, April 18, 2008, 1:11 AM

Alternative Fashion Week

Toronto Alternative Fashion WeekToronto alternative Fashion Week kicked off last night and continues through to tomorrow at the Distillery.This hip mix of visual artists, performers and primarily independent fashion designers is poised to once again offer up the latest from the Toronto talent pool...

Friday, April 11, 2008, 1:11 AM

Bygone elegance

Deals Galore at ZellersThe Women’s and juniors sections at Zellers have been flooded with all kinds of spring goodies worth perusing this week. And, through to mid-month, the Midtown collection (an in-house line of stylish work and casual wear) is reduced by 25 per cent. With prices ranging from $...

Friday, April 4, 2008, 3:08 AM

From ‘trashion’ to DIY classes

Stella Bottles Spring...When updating your wardrobe for spring, don’t forget about your scent — typically, women prefer a lighter fragrance for the season of fresh beginnings. One of the loveliest options on the market is the limited edition Sheer Rose from Stella McCartney, a more subtle take on...

Friday, April 4, 2008, 2:48 AM

Accessories are a must

The must-have accessory this spring is the bangle. Try this wooden, studded one from Aldo.Local Style Blog DishesRags and Mags, a cheeky new blog produced by stylista/musician Carolyn Rohaly (who pens an online journal for the Toronto Fashion Incubator) and fashion illustrator Danielle Meder,...

Thursday, March 27, 2008, 1:57 AM

Unique pieces celebrate spring

One of a KindFor Many Toronto stylistas the One of a Kind spring show is what heralds the shift into a fresh new season of retail therapy. Fittingly, the show kicks off on the official first day of spring (on now through Easter Monday).As always, fashion-hounds will first hit the Rising Stars...

Thursday, March 20, 2008, 6:35 AM

Fashion springs to life

Fashion ActionOnce again, L'Oreal Fashion Week is taking place in the tents set up just outside City Hall at Queen and Bay. It's a great New York-style venue that gives the 33-show event, showcasing 69 designers, an urban vitality. Plus, the location makes it easy for non-industry fashionistas to...

Thursday, March 13, 2008, 5:11 AM

Trade castoffs for good cause

Preloved recently lost their flagship store in the Queen West Fire. Check out their temporary location at 24 Ryerson Ave., suite 100.Preloved’s Temporary DigsIf You didn’t hear, Toronto’s pioneering label of eco-chic revamped vintage fashion Preloved sadly lost their flagship store recently in the...

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 3:19 AM

Designs for worthy cause

Converse sneakers – part of the 1HUND(RED) campaign.Vintage Clothing & Textile ShowThe 17th edition of this popular sale, featuring 28 quality dealers, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday (March 1) at the CNIB Conference Centre (1929 Bayview Ave., N. of Eglinton – near Sunnybrook...

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 2:44 AM

Deals on hot labels

Check out Off the Cuff’s (pictured)?50 per cent off winter sale on now through Saturday for deals on top-quality men’s clothing.Deals for designer boysMen with a taste for hip, top-quality clothing should definitely make their way to the Off the Cuff 50 per cent off winter sale, running now through...

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 3:25 AM

Threads for curvy dames

Polka dot dress by Gutsy Dame.Plus-Size Fabulousness...Gutsy Dame, a spunky online store that aims to celebrate the delicious curves of young plus-size women, is definitely a site worth checking out — particularly this week, since quite a few winter pieces have been marked down (some up to 85 per...

Thursday, February 14, 2008, 3:01 AM

Valentine’s alert

Purse by Kim Kutner.For the boysNo Need to be confused or intimidated as to what to get your sweetie for Valentine’s Day. Think about what your true love would really dig — it doesn’t have to be over-the-top or expensive. Ideally, opt for something personal — jewelry is almost always a hit — maybe...

Thursday, February 7, 2008, 5:41 AM

Coat sale has winter covered

Designer findsThere are always fantastic deals to be had at ENDZ, and now is no exception. If you’re looking for a coat to get you through the rest of winter, peruse the racks of chic options from quality brands including Jones New York, Perry Ellis and Utex tagged at $59 to $79 (regular up to $400...

Thursday, January 31, 2008, 5:13 PM

Coat sale has winter covered

Purse by Cha Cha.Designer findsThere are always fantastic deals to be had at ENDZ, and now is no exception. If you’re looking for a coat to get you through the rest of winter, peruse the racks of chic options from quality brands including Jones New York, Perry Ellis and Utex tagged at $59 to $79 (...

Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 1:28 PM

Fashion with a cause

fresh retailMade You Look (1338 Queen St. W., 416-463-2136), the jewelry studio and boutique featuring lovelies by local artists and designers, recently launched a sister store across the street, showcasing unique accessories. Expect quirky-cool wearables by Toronto faves such as Buttercup Days,...

Friday, January 25, 2008, 4:54 AM

Fashion with a cause

Charity DenimDesigner jeans will be on offer for half price at U of T’s charity denim event, taking place Tuesday.fresh retailMade You Look (1338 Queen St. W., 416-463-2136), the jewelry studio and boutique featuring lovelies by local artists and designers, recently launched a sister store across...

Thursday, January 24, 2008, 3:31 AM

Boutique offers flirty styles for curvy gals

Zellers carries hip workout gear at affordable prices.Lola & Gigi online discountsAny curvy gals looking for fun and flirty plus-size fashions should check out the recently launched on-line boutique Lola & Gigi. If you sign up for the mailing list, you’ll automatically receive a 25 per cent...

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 3:12 AM

Stars join AIDS battle

photos courtesy h&mRihanna is among the stars modelling for H&M’s Fashion Against AIDS campaign.Worthy causeStarting Feb. 1, H&M is partnering with Designers Against Aids and various musician/models for Fashion Against AIDS to spread HIV/AIDS awareness to young people. Funds will be...

Thursday, January 10, 2008, 1:54 AM

Eco-friendly deals bloom

Bootines by JLo are available at Town Shoes.grassroots saleScore up to 70 per cent off regular prices on a medley of hip enviro-friendly products.Eco-hub Grassroots now offers a lot more than the granola-chic of yore. For example, check out the super-cute mitts and arm-warmers by local designer...

Thursday, January 3, 2008, 2:08 AM