Louis Vuitton x Supreme Team Up for the Ultimate Menswear Collab

Louis Vuitton, a brand synonymous with luxury, paired up with the popular menswear brand Supreme for their Paris Men’s Fashion Week AW17 Collection. Rather than being a chaotic mess of luxe versus streetwear, the collection combined these two elements beautifully and brought together “New York street style and French savoir-faire” with loose cuts and a sense…

Best Pieces for a Basic Women’s Wardrobe

Have you ever opened your closet and told yourself that you had “nothing to wear,” when in fact you had ample clothes? So have I. In high school, I had this mentality that more is better, and because of that, I never really focused on the quality of the product, but rather if it was…

A Breakdown of Balmain’s Latest

Olivier Rousteing stormed Fashion Week with a new collection today, and we’re breaking down the trends the famed Balmain fashion house has set for the new year. BEJEWELLED & BEADED The collection dazzled with scintillating rhinestones and sequins, and the impressive beadwork we’ve come to expect from Balmain. MILITARY Balmain has assembled a military. Storming Paris Fashion Week with a…

Maison Margiela Men’s FW2017

Margiela’s show this season drew inspiration from intellectual movements, reimagining the styles associated with the Beat Generation and modernizing them. The collection serves as an interesting break from the brand’s minimalist associations (though Margiela’s association with minimalism has always been slightly off-the-mark). Frayed and unfinished details create a sense that Margiela’s aesthetic is straying away from the…

5 Online Clothing Stores You Have to Check Out

NA-KD NA-KD carries over 100 international brands including Steve Madden, Levi’s and Calvin Klein. With new products added everyday, you’ll have a wide selection of chic pieces to look through. The store also offers fast and free international shipping, free returns, and a 12% off student discount year-round. Universal Standard A go-to for great quality plus-size pieces,…

Balenciaga: FW17 Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Photos from http://www.vogue.com. Demna Gvaslia’s menswear collection at this year’s Paris Fashion Week was inspired by “the subject of corporate dressing” – it was noted in the show’s notes that the recent move of Balenciaga’s studio and its parent company’s headquarters inspired the new take on officewear. The design team was inspired to create a…

London Fashion Week Menswear Toughens Up

By Erinna Ma Fashion, at its best, has always been a compelling reflection of and commentary on its environment. Nowhere has this been more true than on London’s runways, which were a vessel for the political unrest and emotions felt after a turbulent year – more than a few designers nodded at Brexit as a…

Miranda Kerr x Mother Denim – From Model to Designer

The public is no stranger to Mirander Kerr on the walkway; slender, confident, and angelic, she has become a fashion icon and the face of many brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Prada and Balenciaga. Kerr has also dabbled with designing her own lines, notably in collaboration with Swarovski back in 2015, as well as the…

Fendi FW 17 Milan Roundup

Photo from highsnobiety.com. The (generally) gloomy geopolitical landscape of the current world was captured by the designers featured in Milan Men’s Fashion Week. But Luxury Roman house Fendi didn’t fail to deliver its’ typical flamboyant style despite fellow brands. Words like “BLISS”, “HOPE” and “LOVE” can be found on numerous pieces within Fendi’s FW 17…

Vivienne Westwood FW17 London Roundup

Photo from theguardian.com. While Vivienne Westwood is known to be a global brand and national treasure for the UK, it was the designer’s debut at the London Men’s Fashion Week this past Monday. Known for her environmental campaigning, Westwood’s passion for the planet shone through her designs that carried a DIY aesthetic, showcased by a…

Damir Doma FW17 Milan Roundup

  Similar to J.W. Anderson’s showing for men for this season, Damir Doma’s show in Milan had a hearty amount of chunky knitted garments.   There’s also a decent amount of velvet items here, which has been turning out to be a huge trend. The material also goes a far way at glitzing up some of the…

J.W. Anderson FW17 Men’s Fashion Week Roundup

Medieval Age Imagery. Gender Bending. Oversize. Crochet. J.W. Anderson’s FW17 seems at first glance to be a mismatch of random imagery. At closer look, however, there is a lot here to satisfy buyers. I’m especially fond of Anderson’s effortless items (such as his bombers, cardigans, and printed tees) that have been emboldened with his aesthetic through crotchet details…

Bizarre Product Placement: Fashion and Final Fantasy

Fashion is no stranger to product placement in popular culture. Every year we have a media spectacle around the red carpet of the Oscars and are made to obsess over “who wore what?” While the red carpet gives designers a chance to leverage pop culture spectacles for the marketing of their own brand, it seems the…

Topman Takes Fashion Week

London Fashion Week was off to an exciting start. Showcasing this year’s winter collection for men, Topman Design transformed the runway into a rave scene. Against the dark and industrial backdrop of the show, fluorescent neon and colourful psychedelia made an explosive impact on-stage. The new collection draws it inspiration from the grit and grunge of the British “pubbing-and-clubbing” scene. Long…

It’s Fashion Month! Watch Out For These Shows

By Jen Lee Adding to your top list consisting of the always-so-great Gucci, Chanel, and Valentino, here are 5 design houses that you should watch out for this fashion month. Fall / Winter 2017 is on its way! Calvin Klein / Raf Simons (New York) Why Calvin Klein? Beloved fashion creative Raf Simons announced his…

Covet Fashion: The Hottest Mobile Fashion Game Right Now

Featured image from GlooArt.com. With over 500,000 daily users, there’s no doubt that Covet Fashion is one of the most popular mobile fashion games in the market today. Users are invited to outfit models with prompts like “How should the model dress for a birthday party?” to guide their brand, hairstyle, and makeup selections. Covet…

7 Fashion Apps For 2017

Photo from Global Trend News. One of your New Years’ Resolutions heading into 2017 may be to step up your fashion game. With the rapid development in technology, it’s now easier than ever to perfect your looks and style at your fingertips. Here are 7 fashion apps to check out heading into the new year:…

Skincare Studies: Top 9 Sheet Masks

As a follow-up to our Korean Skincare Routine post, we’ve decided to round up some of our favourite sheet masks on the market (Korean, and western). Start your new year right by investing in your skin and giving it a little “pick me up,” once in awhile. This list is in no particular order and…

Style Roundup: Pinterest’s 2017 Style Predictions

With a new year ahead of us, Pinterest has recently released their trend predictions for 2017 (can be found here). From fashion trends to places to travel, the compiled board has something for everyone. However, we looked over the list and compiled some of our favourite style trend predictions right here! Denim Embellishments Embellishments on…

2017 Color of the Year

Pantone’s Colour Institute recently announced the 2017 Color of the Year. If you didn’t know, the “Color of the Year” is “a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.” This year, Pantone has chosen Greenery (Pantone 15-0343). According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive…

5 Iconic Music Videos in the World of Fashion

GIF from Giphy.com.   Music videos truly are a pinnacle in the art industry – combining music, visual effects, acting, visual art, and dance, they embody a musician’s creative vision like no other medium. One of the most defining elements of any music video is the fashion that is chosen, and how the style it…

Boxing Day Sales to Look For

Finishing your Christmas shopping means getting ready for Boxing Day shopping and we’ve got you covered! Here are some great deals to look forward to tomorrow to get you started! 1. Aritzia Up to 50% off everything in-stores and online 2. Topshop and Topman Up to 50% off select items in-stores and online 3. Banana Republic 40%…

Gifts No One Wants

Buying gifts for loved ones is hard. Most recipients are polite enough to accept just about any gift with the fervour and excitement that the act of giving deserves. That said, not all gifts are created equal: your budget doesn’t matter but your thoughtfulness does. Here’s our list of the presents that no one (or, to…

Ultimate Holiday Makeup Guide

This Holiday season is all about bold colours, sparkles, and looking your best. We’ve already given you a comprehensive Holiday Dress Guide, but what about makeup? Makeup is all about expressing yourself and having fun, and there’s no better way to do it than with these items below. We’ve covered quality, wearability, festivity, and affordability. Face…

Christmas Morning Breakfast Guide

Christmas morning should aways be special and reach peak levels of coziness. Food preparation should strike an ideal balance between being unique and fun while also being relatively easy to make. This is a short guide for those looking to create new traditions, or simply change up their old ones. Step 1: The Drinks Apple-Cider…

Festive Breakfast Ideas

For most university students, breakfast means grabbing a banana on the way out the door, or stopping by Tim Horton’s for a coffee on the way to class. The holiday season is one of the few times of the year when we can take our time and prepare a morning meal with time and effort….

Netflix and Chilly Weather

Happy Holidays! With school coming to a close, hopefully you all can get some time to relax. By relaxing, we mean watching Netflix. To celebrate the holidays, we rounded up some of our favourite holiday movies we could find on Netflix, so enjoy! The list is in no particular order: Christmas With the Kranks (2004)…

Holiday Beauty Hacks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But the cold weather can take a toll. This holiday, avoid the winter woes of desert-dry skin and brittle hair. These winter beauty hacks are our early gift to you: FRIZZY HAIR Fight seasonal frizz and fly-aways by spritzing a toothbrush with light-hold hairspray, and gently brushing down problem areas. For…

8 Winter Wonderlands

Where is the perfect winter getaway? While some choose to chase the sun, many winter travellers embrace cold weather; from touring crystal cities to trekking the icy tundra. Here are 8 winter wonderlands you need to see: New York, NY New York lights up the holidays with bright window displays and the shining Christmas tree at Rockefeller Centre. Walk through a snowy Central Park, or local…

The Best DIY Gifts for Friends and Family

With the holiday season now in full fledge, it’s the perfect time to think of what to give to your loved ones. Personally, I love adding a little personal touch to gifts that I give, so hopefully you can find that extra special gift in this list for those most important to you! Most of…

Hot Chocolate: Remixed

For a wintertime warm-up, hot chocolate is the perfect choice. It’s a classic treat during the holidays that can be made to measure for almost anyone. The Aztecs did it first; mixing cocoa and chili pepper into a cool, foamy drink. Mayans made it hot, served specially for warriors. In Spain, the sacred practice of “drinking chocolate” was adopted for…

Festive Decorations for the Avid Celebrator

Unsure how to decorate your room or house this holiday season? Then, this article is for you! There are multiple different ways to go about decorating your place: DIY’s, using household items you already have, printing out posters, or even just buying things from HomeSense or Dollarama. Here is a collective of some great decoration ideas…

Escape the Cold: Warm Weather Getaways

With winter comes a lot of different things – snow, the celebration of various holidays, and a break from school. But it’s safe to say that the weather isn’t for everyone, especially in parts of Canada where winter can be simply painful and seemingly never-ending. Sound like you? Check out some of these warm weather…

Top 10 Gifts for Girls

Makeup Make a quick stop at Sephora and check out some of their popular makeup stocking stuffers, like the Urban Decay Naked Palettes. They also have an abundance of holiday gift value sets which include some of their most popular items at discounted prices, like this set by Too Faced.  A Scarf With the weather dropping, the first thing…

Holiday Sweater Guide

Holiday Sweaters are a staple throughout November and December. Finding the perfect one for you can be difficult as there are numerous designs, themes, and personalities behind each one. To simplify your holiday sweater shopping we’ve broken down our favourite sweaters category by category. The Classic: A Fair Isle sweater is a solid holiday staple…

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016

Tonight is the airing of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, arguably one of if not the sexiest night in fashion on television. The build up to tonight began over a month ago with the release of the models who will be walking in tonight’s special. The 51 model line-up included familiar faces Gigi Hadid, Kendall…

Nailed It: Holiday Inspired

‘Tis the season to change up your nail designs! Whether this is for your next holiday party or just for fun, nails can really brighten up an oufit and put you in the festive spirit. These tips and ideas are great for if you want to DIY, or can also be used as references for your…

Top 10 Holiday TV Specials

Holiday season is the best season, am I right? At least for Television, it is. Most TV Stations have released their holiday schedules for what’s airing and when, so be sure to check them out if you are looking for something to watch! That being said, we looked through the CBC 2016 holiday TV guide…

Top 10 Gifts For Men

1. Toques     I feel like we all tend to have an aversion to buying basic winter gear for our loved ones because it seems so basic and dull. Guess what? WRONG. It’s cold af during the winter and the men in your life need their ears kept warm by wool. My only stipulation: avoid…

Your Holiday Dress Guide

Holiday get-togethers are fast approaching, and you may need something more festive than a little black dress. We decoded this season’s hottest trends to create a holiday dress code just for you. From the perfect colour to the best accessories, this is all you need to know for dressing your holiday best. Step One: Colour Look to this season’s colour trends for inspiration. A shade of rouge bleeds confidence. Make a…

Fashion Flashback: The Most Memorable Outfits from Gilmore Girls

With the Netflix four-part continuation series of the popular TV show “Gilmore Girls” now released, we thought it would be a great time to highlight some of our most memorable outfits from this iconic show. Being a pretty huge Gilmore Girls fan myself, I love all the characters and am truly ecstatic about the Netflix…

Black Friday Sales You Need to Check Out

Featured image from CTV.com. One of the year’s most anticipated days by fashion fans is finally here: Black Friday. It’s one of the few days of the year where it’s acceptable to splurge a little bit (actually, a lot) – when else can you take advantage of such prices? Here’s a look at some of…

5 Reasons To Be Excited For Launch Party

1. The Hype is Real Partying is awesome. Funding medical research for children is awesome. Discovering our theme for this year is awesome. There’s a lot to be excited about! 2. A Well-Deserved Break from Final Assignments Between the essays, the late mid-terms, and final assignments, school is exhausting this time of year. Everyone could benefit from…

Red Carpet Favourites: The AMAs

The annual American Music Awards brings together many of the most musically talented artists of our generation, as well as those with a brilliant sense of style and flare. CAISA Fashion Show is proud to share with you some of our favourite looks that left an impression on the red carpet. Gigi Hadid As the…

#CFSStreetStyle & #CFSOOTD Round-up: Week 2

To see how you can be featured on our Blog, Twitter, and/or Instagram check out this article ASAP for all rules & conditions. @helentiffanyc Adidas sponsor me pls 💛 #cfsootd #cfsstreetstyle || PC: @jess278 A post shared by @helentiffanyc on Nov 15, 2016 at 12:31pm PST We’re getting major model off-duty vibes with this all-black athleisure look….

Chiara Ferragni

LA – Based, Milan-born Fashion Blogger turned Business Woman, Chiara Ferragni is one of THE original influencer powerhouses. Her blog The Blonde Salad chronicles her looks and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton and Dior. She has grown her empire to encompass a shoe and accessory line and is expanding into Ready- to – Wear. Chiara…

Selena Gomez at the AMAs

Tonight Selena Gomez has returned to the red carpet since her time in rehab following the cancellation of the Revival Tour to celebrate her return to the American Music Awards we’ve covered our favourite Selena AMA looks! 2016 Red Carpet  2015 Red Carpet  2015 Performance  2014 Red Carpet  2014 Post-performance audience look 

How to Gain Followers on Instagram

Gaining followers on Instagram might, at first, seem like a daunting goal. It’s something that everyone on the social medium – from companies to photographers to celebrities – wants to achieve. Fear no more, because here are some simple tips to get more exposure on your account and bump up that follower-to-following ratio: 1. Quality…

Our Favourite Beauty Bloggers

Earlier in the blog, the PR team highlighted some of our favourite fashion and lifestyle Instagram accounts. In addition to that, there are a number of beauty gurus we all know and love, so we thought we would share them with you! Asides from just epic makeup artistry, skincare routines, lifestyle and fashion tips, these…