A tale of two fitting rooms

The first time I went shopping for clothes with my husband, The Rational One, he was not quite my husband. We were securing shoes to accompany his wedding suit, in which he would marry me the following month. Never having shopped with my husband, I had no idea what type of shopper he was. Just […]

Students talk sweatshops with designer

Fashion designer Sujeet Sennik had something to show Duke of Connaught students last month – a dusty T-shirt picked from the rubble of Rana Plaza, Bangladesh. Sennik left a design position at Walmart after the poorly built Rana Plaza factory collapsed in April, killing 1,129 workers. Walmart was linked to the factory by illegal subcontracts. […]

Fashion management student off to NYC

Sarah Walkington has always had an interest in fashion. Now, with a $5,000 scholarship under her belt, she is headed to New York City to intern with an American retailer where she will get hands-on experience in combining fashion sense with business acumen. Walkington is in the final year of the Fashion Management program at […]

Malvern’s Night Out raises funds with fashion

Thursday April 26 and Friday April 27 marked another successful two-night charity fashion show hosted by Malvern students, teachers and community. Malvern’s Night Out is an annual fashion show organized and executed by student volunteers to raise money and awareness for a worthy cause. Student volunteers sported donated clothing from local stores and high-end brands […]

Fashion at the Heart of All for former Beachers

On Sunday, Oct. 23, centre court at the Scarborough Town Centre will be transformed into a Paris runway for the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation’s third Annual Fashion Show. The show will feature designs from a variety of Scarborough Town Centre’s fashion retail stores. And this year organizers are excited to have Lynn Spence of […]