March 2013: Table of contents
ALWAYS IN FASHION
44 Letter from the editor
48 Behind the scenes
50 Letters from our readers
53 TREND The runways are experiencing a ’90s revival—relive grunge’s glory days with spring’s plaids, slip dresses and lived-in layered looks.
56 NEWS Louis Vuitton finds the key to our hearts; butterfly prints fly onto the scene; DVF hits the surf; and RW & Co. marches to a new beat.
58 FLASHPOINT Stylish women across Canada step out in the latest trends.
62 TREND REPORT From mirror metallic finishes to bare midriffs; photo prints to platforms: your cheat sheet to the hottest Spring 2013 runway trends.
76 WORKBOOK Montreal designer and Mercedes Benz Start Up competition winner Duy Nguyen hits a high sea-note with his latest collection.
92 FIX Professional hair colour and chip-proof manicures to go; a nail file with (almost) nine lives; and a flower delivery from Hermès.
96 TREND REPORT Blue eye shadow, bright lips and a ’90s flashback. Our take on the season’s biggest beauty messages.
108 INNOVATION Cars, milk cartons and ballpoint pens: some of the biggest beauty breakthroughs come from unexpected places.
114 FRAGRANCE Marni’s first scent is the product of kismet.
121 INTERVIEW Fashion designer Renata Morales crosses over into pop and art.
124 NIGHTLIFE House music and vogue ball culture is back, and fiercer than ever.
30 ROUNDUP Books on Balenciaga and Pucci; art by Les Plasticiens; and the return of Rooney Mara, David Bowie and Vaslav Nijinsky.
135 BUSY BODIES Photography by Jamie Nelson.
144 TEENAGE DREAM At just 16, actress Hailee Steinfeld is already on Hollywood’s most-wanted list.
148 THE ARTIST Photography by Moo.
157 IT GIRL Vancouver DJ Niña Mendoza turns up the volume with distressed denim this spring.
158 NOTES The coolest stores and names to know across the country.
170 FOCUS From fillers to firming treatments, our cross-Canada cosmetic enhancement guide.
184 BUY IT Where to find everything in this issue.
186 PATRIOT LOVE A detailed look at Canadian designer Sarah Stevenson.