Toronto’s first ever inverted Christmas tree lit up

(By: Jonathan Bradley) The first ever inverted Christmas tree in Toronto was lit up last week at QRC West to bring the old and new together, said the chief operating officer of the restaurant who put it up. Chris Glaessel, who has been with Ricarda’s restaurant for eight months, said that the design of the office tower – an old-fashioned brick building and modern atrium – … Continue reading Toronto’s first ever inverted Christmas tree lit up

Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner

(By: Jasmine Bala) Netflix has been transforming restaurants across the country into Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe, a diner from the hit series Riverdale, in celebration of the show’s season two premiere yesterday. Fran’s College Street location was the first to transform in Toronto. With the waiters dressed in full Pop’s diner uniform (complete with red bowties) and the big lit-up Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe sign inside, it … Continue reading Riverdale gets pop-up treatment at Toronto diner

Canadian designer goes “behind the seams” of his collections at Ryerson

(By: Sara Kandil and Jasmine Bala) Canadian designer and Ryerson fashion alumni David Dixon aims to spark conversation with his collections. The designer, who has collaborated with Hudson’s Bay and Barbie, sat down at the Sandbox by DMZ Friday morning to go “behind the seams” of his collections as part of Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, which wrapped up on Saturday. He discussed the inspiration for … Continue reading Canadian designer goes “behind the seams” of his collections at Ryerson

TOM* 2017 in Photos: “Life is a Runway”

(By: Jessica Tucciarone) Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) gives established and emerging men’s fashion designers the opportunity to showcase their collections in our vibrant city. With this year’s theme being ‘Life is a Runway,’ the collections ranged from high fashion to pieces that the everyday working man might wear. The growing debate about sustainability in the fashion community was certainly reflected in collections and events … Continue reading TOM* 2017 in Photos: “Life is a Runway”

In Photos: Nuit Blanche 2017

(By: Emma Sandri) Between sunset and sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 30, the city of Toronto was transformed into a living, breathing art exhibit. The annual festival known as Nuit Blanche invites people from around the world to view, celebrate, and participate in the work of contemporary artists. Their work includes, but is not limited to sculptures, music, poetry, photography, film and graffiti. These installations, while … Continue reading In Photos: Nuit Blanche 2017