• APlus Is Anthropologie's New Plus-Size Collection

    Anthropologie, the clothing company that won't rest until you've spent your entire paycheck on flowy gowns and whimsical shower curtains, has launched a new line in hopes of expanding their customer base.The company's new collection, APlus, offers more than 100 styles styles up to size 26. Unlike the way some store market plus-size offerings, APlus won't be a separate brand, but will instead offer extended sizes of many of Anthro's original products. That means clothing by Maeve, Pilcro and the
  • The 2019 Junos Red Carpet Was Deeply Canadian

    The Junos are like the Grammys, but more Canadian. That means politicians on the red carpet, frequent interjections of "Huh, I didn't know they were Canadian." and outfits that don't always go there they way they do at the big American awards shows. We're understated and cool, we get it.But, this year brought us Jeremy Dutcher, who's doing for Canadian red carpets what Billy Porter did stateside (we love a good cape!). Here are the best looks and biggest names on this year's Junos red carpet.Jer
  • The Moving Reason Behind Constance Wu's Oscars Yellow Dress

    "Crazy Rich Asians" star Constance Wu was the belle of the Oscars ball Sunday night. Draped in a tulle marigold custom Versace gown, the Asian-American actress fluttered around the red carpet with style and grace to spare. And her ensemble was more than just a sight to behold — the "Fresh Off the Boat" actress choose her dress for a poignant meaning.In an Instagram post late Monday night, Wu revealed that her fashion choice was inspired by a letter "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu w
  • The 2019 Oscars Afterparty Outfits Are Just As Over-The-Top As The Red Carpet

    if you thought one incredibly elaborate and exorbitantly expensive outfit was enough for the Oscars, then you're sorely mistaken. Once the awards wrapped up and everyone needed a drink after the very divisive "Green Book" won Best Picture, the stars hit up Vanity Fair's Oscars afterparty.While a few people — Billy Porter, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee — stayed in the outfits they wore during the ceremony, the vast majority of them changed it up. From tracksuits to gorgeous gowns to a second s
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  • Pink Was The Colour Of Power At The 2019 Oscars

    This year's Oscar red carpet outfits were pink in just about every conceivable way: magenta, rose, fuchsia, coral, bubblegum, blush. Actresses and singers and comedians and professional organizers wore pink. Some pink outfits were gorgeous, others were confusing. It transcended age and gender lines.It's hard to know why pink took such a hold of the awards this year. The New York Times' fashion director Vanessa Friedman tweeted a theory that it was related to Nancy Pelosi wearing hot pink while t
  • Oscars 2019 Red Carpet Outfits: The Showstopping And The Shiny

    It's Hollywood's biggest night! Whether you're a movie buff who protested when the Academy announced the film editing category wasn't going to be televised or you're just tuning in to see how on Earth a host-less show is going to function without falling apart, there's a lot going on. Whatever your reason, come, sit a spell and admire some celebrity fashion with us.The Oscars' red carpet isn't typically a place where anyone takes big risks, but it has brought us some memorable moments. While we
  • Oscars 2019 Red Carpet Outfits: From The Show-Stopping To The Slightly Snoozy

    It's Hollywood's biggest night! Whether you're a movie buff who protested when the Academy announced the film editing category weren't going to be televised or you're just tuning in to see how on Earth a host-less show is going to function without falling apart, there's a lot going on. Whatever your reason, come, sit a spell and admire some celebrity fashion with us.The Oscars' red carpet isn't typically a place where anyone takes big risks, but it has brought us some memorable moments. While we
  • Karl Lagerfeld's Cruelest And Most Controversial Moments

    Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Tuesday at age 85, was a fashion icon and a talented designer. But his accomplished career is only one side of a complicated man.There are lots of places where you can read about what Lagerfeld's influence on the fashion world, his celebrity admirers, and his endearing devotion to his cat, Choupette. But many people online are debating his legacy, and for good reason. Here are some of the reasons not everyone was a huge fan of the outspoken designer.Honestly, shit tal
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  • Why I Didn't Participate In Toronto Fashion Week

    It sucks to have to write this letter. I have an intense feeling that I am forgetting something every morning when I wake up and start my day — that thing being Toronto Fashion Week.Toronto Fashion Week was a week away when I first typed this. Normally by then, we would have opened our doors to scores of hopeful models, all smiling nervously as they talk about what a great opportunity it is to be able to be considered for a runway show. I would have swiped through hundreds of photos, a blu
  • Shawn Mendes Brings His Dad And Some Sleeveless-Shirt Canadian Charm To Grammys

    Even though he lost the award for Song of the Year to Childish Gambino, Canada's own Shawn Mendes had a pretty good night at his first-ever Grammys on Sunday.The 20-year-old singer-songwriter brought a special date to the awards show: his dad. (Aw!) The younger Mendes has spoken often about how close he is with her father, Manuel.The Pickering, Ont. native was also accompanied by a special friend when he got onstage to perform his hit single "In My Blood." He started the song on his own, seated
  • 'Superwoman' Lilly Singh Lights Up The Grammys Red Carpet

    With all that bling, who else could it be but Lilly Singh? Canada's own "Superwoman" shone bright like a diamond as she stepped onto the Grammys red carpet Sunday night.In the midst of the red carpet hustle, filled with the music industry's best of the best repping their finest fancy-garb game, YouTube queen Singh sparkled.Decked out in a sexy, silver and black sequined jumpsuit with a criss-crossed halter-inspired top and flared, bell-bottom pants, Singh could have just as easily been shimmying
  • Grammys 2019 Red Carpet's Best And Wildest Looks

    As awards shows go, the Grammys can be polarizing. Several big-name artists including Drake, Justin Bieber and Frank Ocean have questioned their relevance. Because, as we know, the Grammys have made some truly baffling choices — never forget that Macklemore (!) beat out Kendrick Lamar (!!) along with Drake, Jay-Z and Kanye West (!!!) for Best Rap Album in 2014.This year's ceremony has already been marked by controversy, with Ariana Grande declining a performance after a fight with the prod
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  • Deciem Founder Brandon Truaxe Dead At 40

    Brandon Truaxe, the controversial founder of popular skincare brands Deciem and The Ordinary, has died. He was 40 years old.The news was first confirmed to Vox by acting Deciem CEO Nicola Kilner, who also wrote an email to company staff."Brandon has passed away over the weekend," the email reads. "Heartbroken doesn't come close to how I, and how I know many of you will be feeling.""I love you all incredibly much, as did he."Toronto-based Deciem was founded in 2013 and includes several lines unde
  • Fight The Winter Blues With These Self-Care Beauty Products

    It was the most wonderful time of the year, but now it's the most depressing. Welcome to January in Canada.When the Christmas cheer has dissipated and there are no holidays to look forward to, it's just sort of an abyss of cold weather. In fact, the third Monday of January — which is Jan. 21 in 2019 — has been unofficially dubbed Blue Monday, a day that brings acute awareness to the fact that we have nothing to look forward to but paying off holiday credit card debt.WATCH: 5 ways to
  • Queen Elizabeth Is A Style Icon. Deal With It.

    When we talk about royal fashion — which we do pretty often — the conversation is generally centred around Meghan Markle or Kate Middleton. And for good reason: the two duchesses are known for being impeccably fashion-forward. (We still have trouble not taking Kate's gorgeous coat collection as a personal insult. How is it fair that she has so many custom-made Catherine Walker originals and we don't?!)But there's one figure who's rarely included in these discussions, even though she
  • Baby Chanco Is Pantene's Newest Hair Model

    A lot of bad things happen on the internet. But every once in a while, something good happens too, like when Pantene picks a Japanese baby with beautiful hair to be its newest spokesperson.Pantene Japan launched its "Hair We Go" campaign on Monday, with two models who are refreshingly different from the typical hair product prototype: 50-year-old TV announcer Sato Kondo, who's known for her grey hair, and one-year-old Baby Chanco, who's known for being the internet's most well-coiffed baby."We f
  • Meghan Markle Sports Killer $300 Dress On 1st Public Outing Of 2019

    The Duchess of Sussex is officially back to work following the holidays, and has some new duties.The mom-to-be is now the official royal patron of four organizations: The National Theatre, The Association of Commonwealth Universities, animal charity The Mayhew, and women's charity Smart Works.WATCH: Meghan Markle visits one of her charities, Smart Works. Story continues below.Kensington Palace made the announcement on Thursday, explaining that these charities were chosen to "reflect the causes a
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Gemma Chan Had A Knockout Look At The Golden Globes

    Hollywood's finest celebrities stepped out on Sunday night for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. But amid the frenzy over Lady Gaga's memorable Valentino gown, which paid homage to Judy Garland in "A Star Is Born," and Idris Elba's James Bond vibes in a dashing green suit, you might have missed one of the night's most knockout (and understated) looks."Crazy Rich Asians" star Gemma Chan chose an unexpected number, which featured thigh-high shorts, pockets, and a dramatic train.The dark teal go
  • The Best And Most Confusing Outfits From The 2019 Golden Globes

    Happy Golden Globe day! Yes, these awards usually involve people getting drunk and yes, they lack the prestige of the Oscars or the Emmys. But let's be honest: the Golden Globes are so much more fun. They involve liquored-up celebs speaking their truth, which is always entertaining. And because the awards celebrate both film and TV, the number of awards you actually care about is exponentially higher than at the Oscars.And as we all know, one of the best parts of any awards show is the red carpe
  • The Cultural History Of Sexy Santa Lingerie

    "Christmas is not sexy. Not at all," sex advice columnist Dan Savage said in a holiday episode of his podcast, "Savage Love," from several years ago. "F**king Arbor Day is sexier than Christmas."For years, Savage has been waging a war on the eroticization of Christmas. In his view, a holiday celebrating the birth of a baby — and a virgin birth, at that — is hardly an occasion for lust.But as any woman who has ever, say, been to a mall knows, there are a lot of people who have put a l
  • I've Worn Black Every Day For 4 Years. I'm Finally Asking, 'Why?'

    My desk neighbour of more than a year walked into the office, looked at me, and asked who was sitting at my spot. Later, another coworker gave me a long, puzzled stare as I headed toward him. On another occasion, someone else in the office glanced at me, laughed and started talking about me with others as I looked on.I was wearing a shirt that wasn't all black.I don't blame them for their dramatic reactions. If anyone has seen me over the last four years, regardless of the setting or scenario, t
  • The Drive: Simple Ways To Live Sustainably

    With the realities of climate change knocking (correction, banging) at our door, it's imperative people take stock of their daily routines and habits. It may seem daunting at first, but it doesn't have to be. Just start small; even individual behaviours and gestures can make a difference — both for the planet and your wallet. That's why we've partnered with Toyota Prius Prime to bring you a handful of ways to show love to the earth. Here's how you can get started.Unplug. Lite
  • The Drive: How To Master Effortless Style

    Great style is bigger and broader than just your sartorial choices. It encompasses how you carry yourself and choose to live every day. If you've ever come across that person who seems to have everything together, you know what we mean.When it comes to building your own confidence, little changes can make a world of difference. And guess what, it's not as hard as you might think to live a sharper, sleeker life. That's why we've partnered with Toyota Prius Prime to bring you a list of six simple
  • Meghan Markle Makes Surprise Appearance At British Fashion Awards

    Fashionable British types, including Victoria Beckham, Kate Moss and Poppy Delevingne, were treated to a surprise on Monday evening when the Duchess of Sussex made an unexpected appearance at the British Fashion Awards.A visibly pregnant Meghan Markle cradled her baby bump as she announced the winner of the award for British Womenswear Designer of the Year.The crowd reacted with obvious enthusiasm when Rosamund Pike announced the Duchess would be the evening's special guest. She hadn't been incl
  • Exorcist Warns Céline Dion's Kids' Clothing Line Célinununu Is Satanic

    There's admittedly a lot going on with Canadian songstress Céline Dion's new gender-neutral children's clothing line, Célinununu.There's the commercial, where Dion busts into the nursery of a hospital in the stealth of night to sprinkle newborns with black glitter, and then gets arrested. There's the price tag, with onesies for babies starting at $72 (although some of the prices have recently been reduced, so now you can nab a onesie for $54). And there are the black and white, som
  • Eyelash Serums Can Work, But Only If You Find The Right One

    If you weren't born with naturally lush lashes, extensions may not be your only option.Anyone who has looked into growing their lashes will have heard of a prescription product called Latisse, which was originally developed from another drug used to treat glaucoma. Because of its active ingredient bimatoprost, Latisse — which was FDA approved in 2008 — aided in eyelash growth and became highly coveted, but inaccessible, due to its prescription-only status.What followed was the introd
  • Has Victoria's Secret Lost Its Relevance? Canadian Retailers Weigh In.

    Victoria's Secret has been in the news a lot lately, and many are questioning whether rumours of the lingerie brand's decline are greatly exaggerated.The company has faced dozens of store closures, declining revenues and the departure of CEO Jan Singer last week.Its chief marketing officer, Ed Razek, also apologized earlier this month for comments he made to Vogue about excluding transgender and plus-size models from the company's annual fashion show, saying they would spoil "the fantasy."Many m
  • Dolce & Gabbana's China Fashion Show Cancelled After Racism Accusation

    Dolce & Gabbana canceled a Shanghai fashion show hours before it was scheduled after an outcry over promotional videos that many people complained were racist."For the moment, please consider this event as suspended until further notice from Dolce&Gabbana," the Italian luxury label said in an email to HuffPost on Friday. The company said on Instagram it had "nothing but respect for China and the people of China," and attributed some of the controversy to a hacked Instagram account.Dolce
  • Beauty Holiday Gift Sets You’ll Want To Add To Your Wish List

    With limited-edition products and cult favourites bundled at amazing prices, it's no wonder the holiday season is the best time to stock up on all things beauty.While you're out shopping for the ones on your list, we say scroll through our roundup of the year's 10 best beauty holiday gift sets and make a wish list of your own. From makeup to skincare, there are plenty of options to suit your beauty needs.1. Kat Von D Trooper Black Eyeliner ObsessionWell known for their high-pigment, long-wear li
  • These Winter Parkas Will Keep You Warm Without Breaking The Bank

    "Game of Thrones" may not be coming back until April 2019, but that hasn't stopped winter from beating down the door.Snow squalls and -20-degree temperatures are just a regular day in the neighbourhood for Canadians, which is why parkas are so necessary. Unfortunately, this essential item has grown exorbitantly expensive (ahem, Canada Goose) with the average price of a parka starting at $500.WATCH: 4 ways to style your winter parka. Story continues below video.For most people, $500 is a huge inv
  • 15 Must-Have Holiday Party Outfits That Are Fun, Flirty And Festive

    The holidays are just around the corner. Whether you like it or not, that means 'tis the season for back-to-back holiday parties and gatherings. They happen every year, yet somehow we're never truly prepared for them, outfit wise.To prevent you from stressful last-minute shopping, we've gathered a list of 15 must-have holiday party outfit ideas. From dresses to jumpsuits, pantsuits and rompers (because who says you have to wear a frock), we've got something for everyone!1. Raegan Halo Neck Dress
  • Céline Dion Launches Gender-Neutral Kids Clothing Line Célinununu

    Céline Dion may have just announced the end of her Las Vegas residency, but the epic Canadian songstress isn't stepping out of the spotlight.Dion, 50, debuted the first ad for her new gender-neutral kids clothing line today, and it is as extra as one might hope from someone who spent two decades giving breathtaking and sparkly performances at Caesars Palace and once casually sashayed across a boat with a hat in her crotch for Vogue. Her new line, Célinununu, is a collaboration with
  • Festival Fashion: 5 Diwali Looks That Will Light Up Any Room

    The glowing diyas. The bangin' bhangra and Bollywood beats. The spicy samosas and gajar halwa. And the dazzling sarees, lenghas,cholis and dupattas.Diwali is more than just a celebration of lights; for many, it's a celebration of life. And Diwali fashion is just as vibrant as the festival itself.As many gather this week, they'll don their finery to honour the new moon, traditions, and connections between friends and family.A few Canadian designers and retailers share some popular Diwali looks th
  • Royal Tour 2018: Meghan Markle's 5 Most Striking Looks

    After an exhausting 16 days in four countries, the royal tour has come to an end. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their way back to London, where they'll — maybe? — spend a good week or two just lying around in sweatpants recovering from jet lag. (Do royals know what sweatpants are? Hard to say.)Fashion plate Meghan Markle, who announced she was pregnant just before the tour began in mid-October, wore a lot of great outfits during her tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zeal
  • Fort McMurray Fire Survivors Plagued By Serious Mental Health Problems: Study

    EDMONTON — The immense wildfire that scorched Fort McMurray in 2016 may have blackened more than homes.Newly published research suggests the fire cast a lasting shadow over the lives of many residents who are still experiencing elevated rates of depression and related mental-health problems."There's been a big jump," said Vincent Agyapong, a psychiatrist and University of Alberta professor whose paper was published Saturday in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addictions.But t
  • Beauty Experts Dish On The Most Underrated Drugstore Makeup

    Americans have CVS, but Canadians have SDM for their drugstore beauty needs.For non-millennials, SDM's more recognizable moniker is Shoppers Drug Mart. You know, that place you pop into for toothpaste and leave with an entire new beauty routine. If you've set foot into a Beauty Boutique before, you'll understand why this behaviour is entirely justified.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Vaughan Mills SDM (@beautyboutique1375) on Sep 5, 2017 at 1:54pm PDTOver the last few years, Shoppers
  • Meghan Markle Forgets Tag On Dress As She Arrives In Tonga For Royal Tour

    The Duchess of Sussex arrived in Tonga on Thursday for the third leg of her 16-day royal tour. Naturally, the mom-to-be made a standout fashion choice, stepping off the plane in a long-sleeved red floral dress from Self-Portrait.Although the former Meghan Markle looked like the picture of elegance alongside her husband Prince Harry, some royal fans noticed she had a tiny wardrobe malfunction: she forgot to take the tag off her $640 frock.Oops!Between attending state dinners, giving public speech
  • The Most Popular Halloween Costumes Of 2018, And What To Know About Them

    Much like a nightmarish child-murdering burn victim, or a masked escapee from what in the '70s was called a "sanitarium," Halloween just kind of creeps up on you every year. It's so easy to plan to have a great costume next year, but so hard to actually plan your costume more than a week in advance.But we're here to help. Here are some of the most popular Halloween costumes this year, and what you need to know before taking any of these on. You're welcome.Meghan MarkleEveryone's favourite Duches
  • Yes, Facials Do Work, But Not If You Want A Quick Fix

    Lindsay Hill, a 34-year-old marketing professional, swears by regular facials."It has really helped clear my acne and in the winter, it's helpful for making my skin less dry," the Torontonian told HuffPost Canada. "I also find that my skin looks immediately brighter after."Similarly, Leah S. Villanueva has had a positive experience. The 25-year-old student at Toronto's Ryerson University said she didn't have great skin until she discovered facial treatments at Dermalogica, which she's been getti
  • American Apparel Doesn't Deserve A Second Chance In Canada

    Back in my university days, I purchased a grey-and-white striped V-neck T-shirt from Los Angeles-born basics brand American Apparel, at a London, Ont. store. It was a bit pricey for me, but I was pleased with myself as I removed it from its clear plastic pouch. Not only did the shirt look good, it was from a brand that, at the time, was considered pretty damn cool.It wouldn't surprise me much now, but it awkwardly stretched out and started tearing at the collar after only a few washes. I stopped
  • 10 Makeup Tutorials To Watch For An Epic Last-Minute Halloween Costume

    If your friends love to drag you to Halloween parties at the last minute, that means you're going to need an impromptu costume stat. But in case costume stores have cleared out of good ideas, we have a simple solution for you: makeup.You already have everything you need on your vanity to create the ultimate Halloween statement, which is why we've rounded up 10 clever makeup tutorials to watch to create an epic last-minute Halloween costume.Halloween is the unofficial holiday for makeup junkies,
  • Meghan Markle Wore A Serena Williams Jacket On Day 2 Of Royal Tour

    On day two of a royal tour that sounds both fun and exhausting, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex landed in Dubbo, a small inland city about a five-hour drive from Sydney. Today's plans are more outdoorsy and less glam than yesterday's, as the hat-centric Palace tweet demonstrated. (Seriously, THOSE HATS.)Dubbo, we're coming to see you... #RoyalVisitAustralia 🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/1vc4AA0dXw
    — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 16, 2018There were huge crowds waiting to
  • Best Fall Sweaters: 15 Chic And Comfy Knits To Embrace Cooler Weather

    Sweater weather is finally upon us, and we couldn't be happier. Just to make things clear, sweater weather doesn't only call for ultimate comfort, but it also calls for head-turning fashion (did somebody say OOTD photos?).That's why we've rounded up 15 of the best fall sweaters and cardigans that strike a fine balance between comfort and style. These chic knits give sweater weather brand-new meaning.1. Shaker Stitch Pullover Turtleneck SweaterWhen in doubt, you can never go wrong with a classic
  • Canadian Style: Everything You Need To Nail The Look

    Canada may be famous for hockey players, poutine, and politeness, but we've also got great style — Canadian tuxedo included. Whether it's keeping warm in flannels and toques come wintertime, or putting a relaxed twist on classic formal wear, there are plenty of uniquely Canuck looks to choose from.In partnership with Mark's, here's a checklist of our favourite Canadian staples.Find your best fitting flannel shirtFrom axe-swinging lumberjacks to guitar-slinging indie artists,
  • Princess Eugenie's Zac Posen Reception Wedding Dress Is Stunning

    If you hadn't already heard, the second Royal wedding of 2018 occurred on Friday when Princess Eugenie tied the knot with her longtime beau Jack Brooksbank.For the ceremony, she wore a gorgeous ivory dress designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos that was deliberately low-cut in the back to show off scars from surgery Eugenie had as a child to correct scoliosis."I had an operation when I was 12 on my back, and you'll see on Friday, but it's a lovely way to honour the people who looked af
  • Duchesses Kate And Meghan's Outfits Stay On-Brand For Princess Eugenie's Wedding

    It's like wi-i-i-nd, on your cousin's — or cousin-in-law's — wedding day.Unlike Alanis Morrissette's iconic tune about bad luck, happy coincidence and intention were all over the royal sartorial choices at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. But while celebrities like Naomi Campbell, Liv Tyler and Demi Moore were photographed holding onto their hats as they walked into the ceremony on the gusty day, Kate Middleton
  • 7 Things You Never Knew About Jeans

    You can't go wrong with a classic pair of jeans. Whether you're hitting up a casual business event or toughing it out on a construction site, no other item of clothing says confident, capable and cool all in one. Case in point: Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs was never seen in public wearing anything else. His Levi's were straight-up legendary.But did you ever think about how jeans made their way into our everyday wardrobes? In partnership with Mark's here are seven interesting denim facts you
  • Flannel Is The Ultimate Basic, Here’s Why

    There are few fabrics found in a guy's wardrobe as valuable as flannel. A staple for every class of man—from expert craftsmen to indie rockers to classic rebels—there's not much you can't do in a good checked shirt.Flannel's versatility also means you can bust it out for any occasion, and any terrain. Whether you're burning the midnight oil at work, or keeping extra comfortable at home on the weekend, here are five easy ways to wear flannel, in partnership with Mark's.Laidback with l
  • How To Wear Fall 2018 Makeup Trends On Various Skin Tones

    This year's standout makeup trends make the transition from the warmth of summer into fall less sorrowful.We scoured the runways for the top makeup trends for you to try, and consulted with professional makeup artist Shawna Lee for tips on how to translate these of-the-moment looks for a variety of skin tones.The most important tip of all? Have fun and wear what makes YOU feel good. After all, nothing complements the colours of the season like true confidence and a gorgeous smile!1. Eyeshadow br
  • How To Build A Better Wardrobe

    Regardless of the time of year, weather or occasion, every guy needs strong basics in their closet. Simply put, we're talking about the tees, long-sleeves, jeans, jackets and boots that will carry you through work and weekend. So what should you look for before you head to the checkout? Think quality, versatility and confidence, in a style that's all your own.In partnership with Mark's, here are the five wardrobe staples every man should have at their disposal. Meet your all-star lineup.A great