All posts tagged: Brose

BROSE Spring Summer 2011 Video

The Brose spring summer 2011 video added a new dimension to the clothes for me. I posted photos from the Brose spring summer 2011 collection last year and I now loved things that I had passed over. I’m still salivating over the strapless feathered dress. You can try your hand at winning a Brose dress by entering the “Long day at work contest”.

TEFW – Dare To Wear Love at LG Fashion Week

I’m really excited about the Dare to Wear Love show on October 23th at LG Fashion Week. It’s one of my highlights. Do you dare? For the first time ever, Hoax Couture and the Fashion Design Council of Canada (FDCC) are partnering with the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) to produce a fashion-forward, cause-driven and meaningful closing night show with Canada’s top designers at LG Fashion Week beauty by L’Oréal Paris. The goal is to leverage the power of the Canadian fashion and entertainment communities to raise awareness and funds for the SLF as it works to support communities that are affected by the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, October 23, a star-studded audience will experience the Dare to Wear Love show, full of beautiful fashion, dance and music inspired by Africa. The multi-faceted collaboration is the largest public dare of the SLF’s new fundraising initiative A Dare to Remember. Recently launched, the nationwide initiative challenges Canadians to take on dares of all kinds to raise awareness and funds for the …

Brose Fall 2009 – 2010 Preview

I went to the Brose Fall 2009 – 2010 preview at the Lausberg Contemporary Gallery. I heard of Brose through a Globe and Mail Style Council mailing list and have been salivating ever since. Remember, I need more feathers in my life. Brose is a very romantic line; think ballerina shapes, feathers, velvet and ruffles. There is some more tailored pieces that reminded me of Calvin Klein or Jil Sander, very modern with clean, straight lines. The fabrics are incredible quality and the construction is fantastic (Canadian made baby). Marika Brose is a graduate of ESDOM Paris and FIT. She has worked at Chloe and Pink Tartan as a designer; had stints as a buyer for Bloomingdale’s, Armani Exchange and The Bay and rounded out her experience in marketing at Holt Renfrew and Prada. She knows the business inside and out. I loved a lot of the collection. I felt the velvet was best as skirts. Some of the dresses had some serious boning to them. One dress could stand up on it’s own. I …