October 16, 2010

Machete Designs is a Montreal-based jewelry company like no other. Designer Avril-Maud offers handmade and one-of-a-kind pieces, created with a customers unique trinkets, semi-precious stones and pendants to help you stand out and scream originality!

I have personally seen some of her creations and honestly think they are brilliant. They are so creative and funky, and since you can custom order pieces, you can really make them YOU. Have a childhood trinket you just cant throw out? Have Avril make it something you can keep on you everyday in the most fashionable way!

Lucky for all of you, you can get a chance to have something special created for FREE!
With the launch of the new website, Machete Designs brings you the “Rock What You Got” contest.
All you have to do is submit a photo of a pendant of your choice – something unique, a childhood toy, pendant, lost treasure etc – post it on the Facebook fan page wall with a description, and invite your friends to vote by pressing the “like” button and you could win your custom made necklace just like that!

So, what are you waiting for!! submit your pendant HERE. Voting ends November 10th so get at it!!!


Fall in to Love Fashion Show: Photos

October 8, 2010

Lakeshore General Hospital‘s Charity fashion show pictures by Rabih Madi. (See “Fashion For A Cause” post)


Arti Gogna with Heels & HeART

October 8, 2010

Last week Arti Gogna presented her latest Fall/Winter 2010 collection with some pre Spring/Summer 2011 pieces at Suit 701 in Montreal.

Her amazing collection is available at So&Ko (1455 Peel) and Boutique 1861 (1861 St. Catherine West)
And for all y’all in  the Toronto area, you can head over to Circa 75 Inc. (1842 Queen St East) and Dorly Designs (1173 Queen Street East) to get your hands on her creations!


Fashion for a cause

September 24, 2010

Montreal and Fashion go hand-in-hand, and with Fashion Week soon aproching it is with no suprise that we see shows poping up left, right, and center before.

Saturday, September 25ht (Tomorrow) the Lakeshore General Hospital on the West Island is holding a cocktail, auction and fashion show to help raise money for charity/ the Hospital. The show is being held at the Volkswagen Dealership on Sources – cocktails and hors d’oeuvres start around 7pm, and the show will begine around 8pm, showcasing some great clothing for designers like Rachel Roy that have been provided by The Bay in Fairview mall.

Tickets are available at the door for 45$, proceeds going to the Hospital as charity. This is planed to be a great show and for an amazing cause, so come check it out and help out the Hospital before you all head out for a night on the town this weekend.


Alexander Wang Fall 2010 Inspiration

September 19, 2010

For some reason I find this to be an absolutly fantastic video for Alexander Wang‘s Fall 2010 Ready to Wear Collection featuring Abbey Lee Kershaw. Directed by Craig McDean with Art Director Fabien Baron, it is rilliant but simple.


Skullcandy/Stance Summer Site Reboot

September 9, 2010

Est. in 2003, Skullcandy makes the SICKEST headphones on the Planet for Snow, Ski, Skate, Surf, Wake, Moto, Bike and Music. Their mission is WORLD DOMINATION and their products include:headphones, mp3/cell phone integrated accessories, dope apparel…

Today, we have all types of technologically advanced marketing strategies to impress a crowd. Well it’s about time that Skullcandy unveils something out of this world: the Virtual Dressing Room — something brand new in the headphone space. This 3-D plugin allows consumers to virtually try on headphones with a click of a button and view themselves in the product at any angle. Not only is Skullcandy a groundbreaking stylish brand that mixes and matches design with great sound, they are now taking it to another level by giving you the chance to preview how you look with their headphones on, online, in the comfort of your own home.

This goes to say, that you must go and check out The Virtual Dressing Room and try on headphones for hours here on end. CLICK HERE CLICK HERE CLICK HERE

Stance on the other hand is a simple yet complex product with a simple message… Socks with an artistic spin… Stance unravels the spool of convention to create an original canvas worthy of the art it is paired with. A commune of creativity, STANCE is dedicated to the spirit of individuality. Celebrate bold expression with this free-thinking fabric as it becomes thread poetry in motion. Send a crystal clear mixed message that’s silently loud and quietly bold. Designed in California, worn everywhere.




August 27, 2010

Like Indecent Xposure, Les SOIRÉES PROPAGANDA is strong on promoting and exposing emerging artists in Montreal. Every few months Montreal’s creativity and diversity is expressed  through art expositions and performances, where  a local artist and designer are chosen to participate in.

Tomorrow, August 28th 2010, at 7:00pm PROPAGANDA will be hosting their event at The LOFT (5445 Avenue De Gaspe #508), featuring painter Jamal DeJong, and designers Andy Hoan Nguyen and Jennifer N’Kuli.
Nguyen, the recent LaSalle College design graduate and 2010 Telio contest winner, will be presenting his latest collection AND.Y-Y!D.N.A.

There will also be special presentations by Aliyah Thomas, stylist Beatrice Cornet,  performance by group 24K, and  music by DJ MARVELUZ.

Tickets can be bought at the door and are 15$, which includes a delicious cocktail!

Date: Tomorrow August 28th 2010
Time: 7:00pm-12:00pm
Place: The LOFT 5445 Avenue De Gaspe #508
Cost: 15$ (includes drink)

So come out for an evening of artistic vision and celebration – something our city is best known and most proud of – and you might just catch myself, Kendra June and Fashionista514’s Robyn Chalmers strutin our stuff for AND.Y-Y!D.N.A. !!!