Scarlet Sensuality

Scarlet Sensuality https://forwardfashiontoronto.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/My-Movie.mp4 Hello, Let me introduce myself— I am the vision of the color Red created by FORWARDFashion using A. I —assisted tools. I represent what Red is in fashion— the ultimate power move, and it makes me feel bold, daring, and confident. Whether you’re wearing bright red lips or a full-on red suit, Red has a way of making a statement. It’s a colour that commands attention and is not for the faint of heart. But that’s what …

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Sunita— A mixed-race story

SUNITA | A mixed-race story By: Mary Jane Davey Filipino/American Photographer   “At first glance, you might think, “she looks native.” Nope, she’s not.Let me introduce you to Sunita Crutch, a Vancouver-based model. She is Indonesian-Caucasian from an Indonesian mother and a British father.It excites me that I get to work with more and more mixed-race models these days—particularly mixed-Asian models. They had been overly under-represented. Lately, I have seen more of us in magazines, and seeing myself in these …

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Vancouver Fashion Week SS23 Day 2

Vancouver Fashion Week SS23 Day 2 Show Recap VANCOUVER, BC, 21 October—Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW)SpringSummer 2023 continues, presenting an assembly of show-stopping designers. The second evening of Vancouver Fashion Week Spring/Summer ’23 began with a brief message from event sponsor Bully Blocker before opening straight into the first designer’s presentation. VFW, a global platform for local Vancouver and international designers, featured talent from Mexico, Iran, and Korea. Lé Lesél, a self-described Christian brand, opened the runway with the collection “G …

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Diversity Report: NYFW SS23 sees more diversity, equity, and inclusion

Diversity Report: NYFW Spring/Summer 2023 sees moreDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report by Kiara Acy All Images courtesy of Kiara Acy LaPointe Oh, diversité! How many times have we all heard about it? Diversity, equity, and inclusion have been important topics of conversation that stem as far back as the industry’s inception. However, in the last two years, we’ve seen a substantial change, but I always feel like it’s not enough.The fashion industry dictates how, where and what to look like, …

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Vancouver Fashion Week SS23 Day 1

Vancouver Fashion Week SS23 Day 1 Show Recap VANCOUVER, BC, 20 October— Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) Spring/Summer 2023 returned with a bevy of show-stopping designers on 20 October 2022. VFW is a global platform for local Vancouver and international designers and brands, featuring talent from Ukraine, Canada, Japan, and the USA. The inaugural evening of Vancouver Fashion Week Spring/Summer ’23 began with an Indigenous welcome and a proclamation from the City of Vancouver. Local Vancouver fashion industry members were recognized …

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Pivoting a sustainable fashion retail future with 3DLOOK

Pivoting a sustainable fashion retail future with 3DLOOK A.I.-powered mobile body scanning technology solves the complexity and uncertainty of fit & sizing problems. All Images Courtesy of 3DLOOK A digital revolution has entered society. The fashion industry is seeing rapid transformations–changed rules, personal relations, business, communication–through digital innovation as big and small companies enter the space. As innovations flood the market, retail is one of the fashion sectors undergoing a disruption. Shopping for clothes is starting to look very different …

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Whitney Linen Living in the linen

Whitney Linen Living in the linen All Images Courtesey of WHITNEY LINEN Grounded on the philosophy of well-lived life from living in linen, premium Toronto-based clothing brand is the epitome of luxury in their simplicity. If luxury is beautifully made crisp linen that elevates simple silhouettes and soft colour palettes, then you need not look further than Whitney Linen. Linen, with its unique character, strength, weave and appearance, is inherently the fabric choice for the brand where they weave its …

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CALICO—At the forefront of the AI-powered supply-chain revolution

CALICO At the forefront of the AI-powered supply-chain revolution Globalization, increased product complexity with more prolonged and increasingly interlinked physical flows, and rising customer demands have made supply chains substantially more challenging to manage. The supply chain, a web of connected business components—including logistics, manufacturing, procurement, marketing, and sales— risks breaking down under any disruption in the chain. When the COVID-19 pandemic happened, supply chain interruption and market volatility unfolded, demonstrating how weak supply chains could bring down any organization. …

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Onilium Jewelry–When Art, Craft, and Sustainability Come Together

Onilium Jewelry | When Art, Craft, and Sustainability Come Together All Images Courtesey of Onilium Jewelry As sustainability takes shape in the jewellery industry, the new generation of designers is forging new paths towards more socially conscious and ethical practices – from their choice of materials to business operations. This trailblazing jewellery designer Barbara Palacio is making indelible contributions to the global sustainability movement while also advocating and enacting diversity and inclusivity. Born and raised in Medellin, Colombia–home to some …

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The Toronto Fashion community come together to support Ukraine 

The Toronto Fashion Community Come Together to Support Ukraine Awash in vibrant shades of yellow and blue, the Toronto Fashion community came together to support Ukraine to stand together against the ongoing crisis. In April, a Fashion Fundraiser Event hosted by Fashion Group International, Toronto, saw over 200 guests at the Liberty Grand, Toronto. Clad in Ukrainian inspired national colours (yellow and blue), guests were immersed in the themed experience– from cocktails, beauty touch-ups, and fashion portrait opportunities wearing Ukrainian …

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