The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts


The fashion gods continue to bestow upon us intellectually stimulating fare with yet another exhibition gracing the city of Montreal. The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, presented by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the latest exhibition to showcase the body of work of an esteemed couturier, … Continue reading

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


It’s safe to say that this upcoming exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, by virtue of the extraordinary designer it celebrates, will be well worth the road trip.Entitled Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, the exhibit will showcase pieces from the late designer’s prolific 19-year career. A show not to be missed. Now, … Continue reading

Montreal Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011-12 Recap


“Don’t be tardy for the party!” Well Kim Zolciak, I suppose I am, but better late than never. Below are my impressions of the latest edition of Montreal Fashion Week, which came to a close this past Thursday: Samuel Dong I must have looked like a frightened child after seeing this boogeyman of a collection.  While some pieces stand … Continue reading

Yana Collection: The Epitome of Chic


When I first stumbled upon Russian-born Chicagoan Yana German‘s Yana Collection, I immediately exclaimed, “This is it! This woman gets it!” Former ballerina and ballroom dancer turned independent high end designer, German channels the style and elegance of Old Hollywood, keeping the modern woman in mind, to create truly feminine pieces which epitomize classic chic … Continue reading

Yves Saint Laurent: Une rétrospective au MBAM


“Chanel a donné la liberté aux femmes. Yves Saint Laurent leur a donné le pouvoir.”—Pierre Bergé If you live in Montreal, or happen to stop by, do take the time to check out “Love: Yves Saint Laurent”, an exhibit showcasing the groundbreaking work of the late designer. A most fascinating look at 40 years of … Continue reading

Erdem Moralioglu

While Erdem Moralioglu hails from Montreal, the Royal College of Art graduate now works out of London, fashioning the most whimsical yet elegant and sophisticated creations in womenswear today. Here is a peak at my favorite pieces from the Fall 2008 collection, which (no surprise here), are the most classic, understated, and chic pieces of the … Continue reading