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Fashion, Beauty & Retail Videos GTA

Fashion Art Toronto Virtual Fashion Week 2021
Fashion at Ryerson – Fashion Art Toronto 2020
Fashion Art Toronto Virtual Fashion Show 2020
Indigenous Fashion Week Goes Digital
Toronto Fashion Incubator Celebrates 30 Years
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Tibetan Fashion Show Toronto 2020
Non-Essential Retail
Top 5 Thrift Stores Toronto

Local Fashion, Beauty & Retail Articles

A hit Netflix show is selling off designer clothing for cheap in Toronto this weekend


If you’re into nabbing essentially brand new designer clothing items for discount prices — items that were worn by stars of a hit TV series, no less — then you’ll likely want to check out the latest sale that Ready Set Recycle is putting on this coming weekend.

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8 Toronto-born fashion and beauty brands now known around the globe

Daily Hive

Toronto is a pop culture epicentre (thank you, MuchMusic), so it’s no surprise the city has birthed some pretty massive fashion companies.

An Inside Look Into Toronto’s Non-Binary Fashion Designer

View the Vibe

For many people who identify as non-binary, finding gender-neutral clothing is hard and uncomfortable. Expressing yourself through what you wear, and how you look, has always made such an impact on our personal identity. It’s important that everyone has the same opportunity for personal expression when it comes to building their wardrobe. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

Toronto fashion startup shines spotlight on Braille with its designs

Daily Hive

In January 2020, Jovanovic launched Aille Design (pronounced eye) to create clothing boasting messages written in Braille.

Toronto Designer is Making Clothes Inspired By Fish


Shaghayegh Tafreshi is a self-taught fashion designer and creates unique collections that feature bold colours and prints. 

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Bridal fashion is finally embracing size inclusivity

When Katelyn Veldman-Landers got married in 2019, she had a checklist for what she wanted her wedding dress to be: comfortable, stylish, timeless and to make her feel like a star. “I wanted to be able to eat the amazing dinner I chose, dance all night and not feel self-conscious at all,” says Veldman-Landers.

New Indigenous modelling agency brings representation to fashion

CTV News

Step aside, supermodels – Supernaturals are here. That’s the name of a new Indigenous modelling agency with a mission: bringing representation to the fashion world.

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