Apparel

Move Over Tangerine! ‘Emerald’ Ushers in 2013

Move Over Tangerine! ‘Emerald’ Ushers in 2013

The Pantone Color Institute says that Emerald will be 2013′s Color of the Year. http://www.pantone.com/pages/pantone/pantone.aspx?pg=21056&ca=10 Not surprising, as Angelina Jolie, Kate Moss, Cate Blanchett, Michelle Obama & other much-watched style icons have been seen in the green hue lately. Watch the Yorkville shop windows to see which designers embrace this choice. Michael Kors had already [...]

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Tablets & Debts Cloud Canuck Retail Future

Tablets & Debts Cloud Canuck Retail Future

The gift-giving season nears. These days a $200 to $500 item is a gift candidate in an upscale society when the Economy is doing well. Though the Microsoft Surface is priced at $499, I expect many gift-givers will stretch beyond the $500 ceiling and spring for an Android or MS tablet. Now that the Apple [...]

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Tony Toronto Beams a Beacon to Burch

Tony Toronto Beams a Beacon to Burch

News that Tory Burch will open an outlet in Toronto is a fine sign. Toronto is keen to be seen as an in-place for the “World’s 1%”‘. When Mark Wahlberg buys a Toronto condo, or edgy TIFF stars show up (or light up- thanks Sean Penn!), Toronto is elevated a step or two on the [...]

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