Marianne W's blog
August 12th, 2009
In honour of its 125th anniversary, Victorinox Swiss Army is chugging across North America in a shiny, custom-kitted Airstream. Isn’t it pretty?
July 15th, 2009
When Barbara Atkin tells us what's hot to trot, we sit up straight and we listen. Bright and early, Holt Renfrew's VP Fashion Direction hosted a room of media ladies for a fab overview of Fall 09. I met up with Vitamine du jour Editrice Elsa for a quick breakie before the frantic note-taking began.
June 3rd, 2009
Soho is so ho-hum - The Lower East Side has become THE place to be after dark in NYC. After rolling out of bed after a night of debauche, I headed over to Rivington Street for a vegan breakie at TeaNY. They serve over 70 kinds of brew and if you're lucky Moby might greet you at the door (he owns this charming joint). No sign of the cute baldy, but I did enjoy a fine Chai and some qual
May 27th, 2009
I've never seen the point of spending the night on a flimsy mattress in a leaky tent. Outdoorsy I ain't.
March 19th, 2009
I finally made it to the tents at Nathan Phillips Square to catch Montreal designer Andy The-Ahn. There was barely one false note in his collection which he called The Bow & The Beautiful.
March 17th, 2009
Anyone who thinks Sensation Mode was a see-and-be-seen circus, hasn't been to Toronto! Fashion Week kicked off here last night with a cocktail soiree at Holt Renfrew. I beamed with pride as Denis Gagnon presented his fall collection. Sequined leggings are so Montreal chic!
February 12th, 2009
Lac-St-Jean native, Jerome C. Rousseau designs what I like to call "statement" shoes. His collection of sky-high strappies are not for the faint-of-foot. But, at a recent stop at Holts to launch his spring line, he told me he designs as much for comfort as for beauty: "They are as comfy a 4-inch heel as you will get".
February 11th, 2009
Our mouth is watering for this Limited Edition Chocolate Laundry duo from Miele. Too bad it doesn't smell like truffles...
February 1st, 2009
We went a little hog-wild
February 1st, 2009
The back of Rosenstein is the mecca of Christian Louboutin. Sigh....