Last week at the Calgary International Film Festival (calgaryfilm.com) opening night gala, FASHION and a stylish crowd celebrated the beginning of a 10-day Alberta film frenzy with a red carpet walk, the world-premiere of Jim Cliffe’s déjà vu flick, Donovan’s Echo, and a champagne reception with food truck fare at Eighth Avenue Place. Veteran actor... Read more »
By Karen Ashbee Last night marked the opening of the Calgary International Film Festival and ten days of non-stop movie going and partying. Having attended at least a dozen film fest galas world wide, Jacqueline Dupuis, executive director of CIFF, knows a few things about getting red carpet ready. Luckily she took a few moments... Read more »
In the immortal words of Mick Jagger, “It’s only rock ’n’ roll but I like it!” There wasn’t much not to like about the award-winning documentary Rock Prophecies, which screened Saturday night at the Calgary International Film Festival. From director John Chester, this film explored the life of Robert Knight, an iconic rock photog who’s... Read more »
Now in its tenth year the Calgary International Film Festival is no stranger to the biz or its beautiful people. No small feat for a city best known for its annual rodeo, the Calgary Stampede–10 solid days of boots, buckles, Stetsons and beer! Last night however, the full-on assault of Western fringe so prevalent during... Read more »
This week marks the opening of the Calgary International Film Festival (calgaryfilm.com) and ten days of premiere-hopping and socializing with the stars. Taking time out from her busy gig as executive director for CIFF, Jacqueline Dupuis shared with me a few of her style secrets that take her from day to night over ten days... Read more »
By Malwina Gudowska After 10 packed days of fashion, films and fun, the Calgary International Film Festival came to a close over the weekend. But before we said goodbye to the cameras and action, we caught the last two movies in this year’s inaugural Fashion in Film series, Useless by Chinese director Jia Zhang-ke and... Read more »
Calgary is a cosmopolitan city, full of affluent audiences, hungry for fashion. But, anyone who lives here knows prices have soared over the past few years. For some, it’s hard enough to justify a vanilla-bean latte, let alone those killer Betsey Johnson pumps. So, what better way to indulge CIFF audiences, than with a heaping... Read more »
By Malwina Gudowska Bryant Park is synonymous with the glamour and glitz that is New York Fashion Week. Each year in February and September the imposing white tents are erected and for one dazzling week, designers, models, editors and celebrities gather to see the collections and be photographed in their amazing ensembles.