February 2012: Table of contents
30 SPRING PREVIEW From New York to Paris, the FASHION team shares this season’s most buzz-worthy runway highlights.
38 JEWELLERY A jewelling duke and his sparkling works of art—a peek inside Verdura’s exclusive world.
42 FLASHPOINT From Vancouver to Montreal, party-goers showcase their personal style.
48 INVITATION Win FASHIONS’s cover dress by Canadian designer Lucian Matis.
50 LINGERIE A $2.5-million bra? Sarah Casselman comes cup to cup with this fantasy foundation garment at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
54 RETROSPECTIVE Bernadette Morra travels to Russia to celebrate Max Mara’s 60th anniversary.
61 THE 10TH ANNUAL READERS’ CHOICE BEAUTY AWARDS We reveal the best in beauty according to you and unveil the Hall of Fame brands that won your hearts 10 years in a row.
81 DATING How to deal with the new challenges posed by dating in the online age.
86 TRAVEL Ride, volley, sea kayak and even shoot at Casa de Campo, a luxe version of summer camp in the Dominican Republic.
89 INTERVIEW Actress Shay Mitchell talks Pretty Little Liars, teen sexuality and fan encounters.
90 INDEX Nobu does vegetables, Alvin Ailey’s legacy dances on, Vancouver’s most avant-garde arts festival, and more.
92 ANDROGYNY Cover boy Andrej Pejic’s career is off to a soaring start, with high-profile jobs and plenty of media attention. In an exclusive interview, he tells us why he doesn’t want to be put in a box.
97 HE’S NO LADY Photographed by Moo.
108 SPRING CLEANING Photographed by Malina Corpadean.
117 IT GIRL Vancouver’s Manjy Sidoo takes the spotlight.
118 NOTES The coolest stores and names to know across the country.
133 FOCUS Our cross-Canada guide to the most lust-worthy lingerie.
144 BUY IT Where to find everything in this issue.
146 ONE FINE PHOTO Happy 35th anniversary, FASHION! A look back through our archives.