“In anticipation of London Fashion Week next month, Canadian-born designer Todd Lynn talks to The Genteel about the differences between designing for his namesake label and for international musicians, his views on high street collaborations, his aspirations, and gender blurring in fashion.”
“A new Canadian tailored clothing company, Surmesur, is trying to persuade more North American gentlemen to follow the custom-made route. Combining tradition with technology, entrepreneurs François and Vincent Thériault, are offering an original shopping experience in which you participate and design each aspect of the garment.”
Read the article here: http://www.thegenteel.com/articles/business/tailored-3-0.
“The Canadian Tuxedo, better known as the denim-on-denim look, has evolved from a fashion faux pas to a fashion staple. Given its significance in the context of the Canadian fashion identity, Julia Parfenyuk urges Canadians to proudly own up to this double denim aesthetic.”
Read the article here: http://www.thegenteel.com/articles/commentary/the-canadian-tuxedo.
“Crowdsourcing, a customer-based design model, is making waves in the fashion industry. Julia Parfenyuk explores the technology and the companies that are leading this front.”
Read the article here: http://www.thegenteel.com/articles/business/fashion-of-the-people
“If only summer lasted forever! It doesn’t, unfortunately, but four classic photography books – featuring the sun-drenched photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue, Slim Aarons, Robert Doisneau and John Witzig – will carry the spirit of summer travel throughout the year.”
Read the article here: http://www.thegenteel.com/articles/culture/sweet-summer-escapes
“There’s something about a rose. Poets, playwrights, painters and perfumers have been paying homage to the flower for centuries. More recently, 20 international photographers captured and reinterpreted the rose’s myth and allure for Lancôme’s Rôses by… exhibition.”
Read the article here: http://www.thegenteel.com/articles/culture/an-homage-to-the-rose.
MARY McCartney’s “Developing” exhibition is a striking visual treat that delivers on the talented fashion and portrait photographer’s “insider’s” perspective.
Read the article here: http://www.thisfranklife.com/post/50994018517/mary-mccartney-giles-11-2010-mary.