26 FASHIONMAGAZINE.COM What’s going on on-line.
30 LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
34 LETTERS FROM OUR READERS
46 NEWS Fresh faces at Pucci and Valentino; haute denim; models branch out and more.
52 INSPIRATION The (big) cats come out to play.
54 MADE IN CANADA The cool girls behind the country’s biggest fashion companies.
62 HOME CHIC HOME Fashion designers make their mark on the next frontier—your condo.
66 FASHION BYTES Toronto bloggers invade New York Fashion Week.
71 What to buy the men in your life this holiday season.
82 MOST WANTED Karl Lagerfeld’s new scents, above-average lash enhancers, and a body cleanser based on a centuries-old idea.
84 HEADSHOT Beauty director Adriana Ermter’s backstage pass to fall’s best runway look.
86 BUY, KEEP, SHELVE Your definitive beauty shopping guide for holiday glamour.
88 SKIN How to save your complexion from the ravages of the winter party season.
96 EXCLUSIVE From harvest to store shelf, tracing the origins of L’Occitane’s product ingredients.
98 DEFINED The New York Times perfume critic Chandler Burr on why the holidays smell so special.
100 ELITE Beauty editor-at-large Laura Keogh talks about artisanal perfumery with Hermès nose Jean-Claude Ellena.
105 INTERVIEW Malcolm Gladwell’s new book takes a Gladwellian look at success.
106 INDEX Stylish coffee-table tomes on Yves and Valentino, Jill Barber’s siren songs, Lagerfeld captured on film and cool culture in your city.
110 JETSETTER The latest travel hot spots about to have their moment in the sun.
117 ENTERTAINING From a sweet brunch to a chic after-hours soiree, we’ve got four festive parties four fabulous ways.
128 FOLK TALES Photographed by Gabor Jurina.
150 SHOPS Our latest obsessions, including feather accents, rose-gold watches and sleek winter wear.
167 FETE-WORTHY FINDS The sexiest dresses, jewellery, bags and shoes.
173 GIFT GUIDE Chic finds for the whole family.
183 FOCUS Our guide to the best jewellery, glasses and watches across Canada.
200 BUY IT Where to fi nd everything in this issue.
202 MY STYLE Diane von Furstenberg talks Madonna, Milan and holiday must-haves.