ALWAYS IN FASHION
42 Letter from the editor
48 behind the scenes
50 Letters from our readers
53 FASHION began as a city magazine, but thanks to the talents of many over the past 3.5 decades, we have grown into Canada’s most-read fashion and beauty magazine. We look at the changes in shopping, runway shows, fashion media, models and more since our debut.
78 NEWS The Royal Ontario Museum has a BIG moment; Jacob’s latest collection looks to the past; and the hottest model of the moment (she happens to be Canadian).
80 FLASHPOINT Stylish women across the country light up the party scene in peplums, leopard prints and more.
84 ESSAY Sarah Nicole Prickett, Joy Pecknold and Caroline Gault offer three different takes on Canadian style, from pan-Pacific shoppers to a new, New York wardrobe.
94 COUTURE Amy Verner reports from the fairytale-like setting of FASHION’s haute couture shoot in Paris.
100 DESIGNER Sarah Casselman travels to Paris for the unveiling of H&M’s latest, most mysterious special collection.
104 DESIGNER Tried-and-true retailer Reitmans teams up for the holidays with up-and-coming label Martin Lim.
106 RUNWAY Breaking down Fall 2012’s eveningwear trends.
108 PROFILE Margherita Missoni launches a limited-edition collection that shows her soft side, all for a good cause.
111 STYLE 101 Whether you lean toward equestrian classics or punchy geometry, your fall shopping list starts here.
116 EDITOR’S PICKS Market editor Caitlan Moneta chooses the season’s best wardrobe updaters.
124 FIX Karl Lagerfeld + Shu Uemura; nail polishes are having a blue period; FASHION’s beauty team charts their must-have products over the decades.
128 MAGNIFIED Breaking down Lanvin’s Fall 2012 look.
130 TRAILBLAZERS At home and abroad, these Canadians have made their beauty mark over the past 35 years.
144 FRAGRANCE Perfumes—and not their bottles—get their own museum exhibit, curated by Chandler Burr.
146 FRAGRANCE Weeks before her cheating scandal broke, Kristen Stewart sat down to discuss fronting Balenciaga’s Florabotanica.
148 SKIN Many of yesterday’s first aid remedies are today’s skincare salves.
152 NOTICED Gold is this season’s commodity of choice.
154 MODELLING One has flawless hands; the other an impeccable tush. Meet two parts models.
161 PROFILES Five Canadian women who are changing the way we eat, exercise and think about healthy living.
166 FITNESS We found four idyllic destinations that will have you returning home toned and carefree.
175 INFLUENCERS Meet 12 Canadian women who are changing the world with their talent and vision.
198 INDEX Albert Watson’s new exhibit; Jennifer Lawrence’s latest star turn; and beautiful books by Kate Moss and M.I.A.
204 A CANADIAN IN PARIS Photographed by Benjamin Kanarek.
216 LINDA Linda Evangelista’s gift for bringing clothes to life makes her the most super model of them all. Photographed by Pamela Hanson.
220 PEAK PERFORMANCE Photographed by Gabor Jurina.
228 TEAM CANADA Photographed by Nigel Scott, Jessica Eaton and Guy Fortin.
235 IT GIRL Edmonton’s Alyssa Lau rocks this season’s slick leather jacket.
236 TRENDS ’70s platforms, ’80s power suits and ’90s It bags—Canadian retailers recall their biggest fashion hits, then and now.
244 NOTES The coolest stores and names to know across the country.
260 FOCUS Before you book your next beauty date, read our cross-Canada guide to full-service spas.
290 ONE FINE PHOTO Happy anniversary, FASHION! A look back through our archives.
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