New styles of pants designed for wheelchair users, an upcoming conference between two fashion icons from the Art Gallery of Ontario and more.
Upcoming AGO Talks event features André Leon Talley and Diane von Furstenberg
As part of the programming of its Studio 54: Night magic exhibition, the Art Gallery of Ontario will host legends of the fashion industry – and avid Studio 54 enthusiasts – André Leon Talley and Diane von Furstenberg for a virtual conversation on Tuesday, February 9 at 7 am EST. The free hour-long event will offer an intimate look at the iconic publisher and designer insights into unparalleled style moments of the ’70s; dressing for the occasion is obviously encouraged.
IZ Adaptive launches several styles of its Game Changer pants
Inspired by the allure of a great pair of jeans, the Game Changer collection is the latest innovation from IZ Adaptive, the accessibility-centric brand launched by Toronto designer Izzy Camilleri more than ten years ago. years. “It’s the most important job I’ve ever done,” Camilleri says of the designs, which feature a seamless, pocket-free back to prevent pressure ulcers from appearing that wheelchair users can develop. sitting on such details all day. Denim versions are available in blue and black styles, and you also have a choice of chinos and sweatpants. And there are also versions for children in the works.
Hayley Elsaesser presents new recycled plastic accessories
Incorporating some of her eponymous label’s most beloved prints, Hayley Elsaesser has dropped a selection of charming earrings and necklaces made from 100% recycled plastic. The nostalgic pieces are assembled by hand in Elasesser’s Hamilton, Ontario. studio, with the necklaces available in two lengths to suit your personal preferences.
Revolutionary collaborated with Roots on a new t-shirt
Founded with the goal of ‘democratizing dance’ and ‘revolutionizing nude clothing’, and now incorporating a wider range of social empowerment initiatives, Revolutionary – a platform run by sisters Nia Faith and Justice Faith – s’ has partnered with Roots to create a shirt to celebrate Black History Month. A donation from the sale of the shirts will go to the Black Academy, a Toronto division of the non-profit organization BLACK (Building A Legacy in Acting, Cinema and Knowledge) Canada.
There is a limited edition ring from MDG Jewelery x Neophyte
Love is in the air and Toronto-based MDG Jewelery has teamed up with Boutique Neophyte to offer a heart-shaped ring for the month of February. Set in a striking black onyx and customizable with your choice of birthstone, the made-to-order talisman is only available until February 28, so take your pick accordingly.