Canadian Footwear Brand Vessi Launches Its Newest Waterproof Shoe Today

Photography courtesy of Vessi.A portion of proceeds from deposits will go to a variety of mental health-focused organizations. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date August 12, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Talk about making a splash: Since its initially crowdfunded products were introduced in 2017, innovative B.C.-based footwear brand Vessi – co-founded by Andy Wang, Tony Yu and … Read more

Sephora Launches Charity Rewards as Part of Its Beauty Insider Program

Image courtesy of SephoraThe first charity to be featured is the Black Solidarity Fund. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 12, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Earlier this year, Sephora announced a brand new update to its Beauty Insider program and now, the beauty giant is going one step further by adding a charity donation component to its … Read more

Hugo Boss Launches New E-commerce Site for Canada

Photograph courtesy of Hugo BossThe new site officially launched today. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 11, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Prepare your wallets, people, because Hugo Boss has just announced the launch of its new Canadian e-commerce platform, meaning it’s never been easier to get your hands on the brand’s pieces in Canada. Launching today, the … Read more

Serapien Launches Eco-friendly Leather Alternative Made From Grapes

Photography courtesy of Serapian.Founded in 1928, Serapian is one of a growing number of labels touting eco-alternatives to animal leather. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date July 24, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Known for its selection of sophisticated leather goods including handbags, wallets and travel pieces, Serapian – a Milanese luxury house that’s nearly 100-years-old – has … Read more

7 New Beauty Launches You Need to Know About in July

Photograph courtesy of ChanelFrom skincare to makeup and men’s fragrance… By Maddison Glendinning Date July 1, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Somehow, it’s already July and we’re now officially into the second half of the year. And whilst that is somewhat terrifying, particularly given many of us have spent four of the last six months indoors, the … Read more

Gucci Launches Off the Grid, Its First Sustainable Collection

Between rising consumer demands for sustainable practices and the secondhand clothing industry estimated to be valued at $64 billion by 2025, you can’t not practice eco-friendly fashion solutions. That’s the Herculean task that Gucci is taking on with Off the Grid, the Italian fashion house’s first environmentally-conscious collection heralded by creative director Alessandro Michele. “Gucci … Read more

Jenny Bird Launches the Everyday Hero Pin in Support of YWCA Canada

Photograph courtesy of Jenny BirdThe pin features “two hands lifting up a rainbow, to signify optimism unity and love.” By Maddison Glendinning Date June 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact people across the globe, brands are continuing their efforts to provide support to relief initiatives wherever possible. This week, Toronto-based … Read more

Kristen Noel Crawley Launches Beauty School to Help Next Class of Black Entrepreneurs

Kristen Noel Crawley is best known for her brand KNC Beauty‘s cult-favorite starry eye masks and nourishing lip masks and balms, and influencing her 416,000-plus followers with a sartorial taste that harkens back to the 90s. But in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests, Crawley reflected on how she can use her … Read more

Farfetch Launches New Sustainability Calculator on Site

Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images By Maddison Glendinning Date June 18, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter E-commerce giant Farfetch has announced the launch of a new online sustainability calculator designed to help consumers gain a better understanding of the environmental impact of their purchases. The fashion footprint tool outlines the impact of specific materials used within a … Read more