Knickerbockers. Remember those? Usually made of wool, denim or corduroy, these fashion staples of the olden days had a brief resurgence in the 1970s, mostly as children’s wear, occasionally as random fashion designer gear (looking at you, Pierre Cardin). So if you were young (or a less fortunate model) in the late 70s/early 80s, there is … More Knickerbocker Upcycle
What an exciting year. For me; maybe yours wasn’t exciting at all. Or maybe it was shitty exciting (I’ve had a few years like that, 2010, looking at you with a screwface). At any rate, today is that last day of 2014, whether you liked it or not. Let’s reflect. I moved to a new-to-me/old-to-me … More 2014, In Review
Just a quickie post, showing you some pictures of the v-neck tops I’ve been working on! Long sleeved v-neck sweatshirts with front lace inserts, $59 at The Labour District! Limited quantities, first come, first serve!
I come from a generation that never really appreciated the straight leg jean. Ok maybe it’s just me. I can do skinny jeans, bootcut, trouser cut and even certain flares, but straight leg? Fug. And no, the boyfriend jeans style is basically that nerd in grade six who volunteered at the library and didn’t laugh … More Fix Your Jeans: Tapering the Leg
Previously: Part 1/Part 2/Part 3/Part 4 It’s funny, and telling, that I haven’t written updates on The Labour District Diaries since the store actually opened. We are hella busy. You guys, opening a storefront isn’t for the faint of heart. You will be spending all of your time in that store. You will have … More The Labour District Diaries: Five Months In
This past Friday, we did a quick n’ dirty photo shoot for my Fall/Winter commercial line. The model is Irene Abraham, and here is her Model Mayhem profile. She did her own hair & makeup, and I did the camera work. Here are some pics, more of which can also be found on the F/W14 … More Fall Photo Shoot
Check out these lovely pictures of my dresses! They were taken by Karen Carrillo from Freedom Clothing Collective. I assume that you already know about Freedom Clothing Collective, they’re a Toronto landmark that have been selling wares made by local designers and artisans for many years. Karen btw, is a very skilled clothing designer. She … More New Dress Pics!