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Fashion: Get Jessica Alba’s casual look for less

By Stephanie Vizi Who: Jessica Alba channels a few key summer trends as she runs daytime errands. We love that she kept her look casual with denim but dressed it up by opting for a striking fuchsia colour and heels. She balanced the daring colour by untucking and rolling up the sleeves of her patterned, collared blouse. Multi-tonal […]

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 11:29 am


Fashion Column: If the Shirt Fits…

A while ago while explaining what the "G" in L/G meant to an American tourist ("Grand? Oh yeah, you Canadians speak French too, EH?" he replied with an elbow jab) a coworker then came up to me to say that some male customers are discouraged from purchasing smaller sizes because the French translation is "petit."

Posted on August 12, 2005 at 1:50 am


Music Superstars Fall Into The Gap

Clothing retailer Gap Inc. has rounded up a string of big-name celebrities to command a mega marketing campaign this fall. Starting in September, star singers including Alanis Morissette, Keith Urban, and Michelle Williams will be urging you to fall into the Gap when they appear in the company's "Favourites" advertising campaign.

Posted on July 29, 2005 at 11:42 pm


Fashion Column: Anatomy of a Brand Whore

"Do you know where I can get some Armani jeans?" asked a customer in his British accent, "and is there a place that has more expensive stores?" "What didn't you like about the jeans you tried on?" I replied. "You said they looked alright and they fit well." He shrugged and said, "I don't like Gap jeans."

Posted on July 15, 2005 at 3:33 am


Fashion Column: Ramblings of a Sales Associate, Part On ...

We all have a friend or family member who would always have an endless inventory of musings from working in a clothing store. Whether its idiotic customers, annoying coworkers or a splendiferous combination of the two our ears always anticipate the latest rambling from the often underappreciated occupation of a sales associate. Here are mine.

Posted on July 8, 2005 at 12:26 am