May 2013: Table of contents
ALWAYS IN FASHION
26 Letter from the editor
30 Behind the scenes
32 Letters from our readers
38 NEWS Tiffany & Co.’s new jazz-era jewels; Levi’s celebrates a milestone; Chanel turns back the hands of time with the relaunch of a 1987 classic; and the latest book for haute heel lovers.
40 FLASHPOINT Stylish women from across the country step out in some of the season’s hottest trends, including high shine and juicy shades of melon.
44 TEXTILES From 3-D design to bio-couture technology, Sarah Nicole Prickett uncovers the latest innovations in the textile world.
48 Q&A Say buongiorno to Aquilano.Rimondi, one of Milan’s brightest ready-to-wear labels on the rise.
50 TREND Shorts have made the leap from the boardwalk to the boardroom—Gabrielle Johnson looks at how to incorporate this leg-baring look into your wardrobe.
54 RUNWAY The day dress has blossomed into one of spring’s MVPs—Most Valuable Pieces.
56 RUNWAY Classic trench or nouveau biker? Breaking down this season’s hottest toppers.
58 SHOES Heels step out of the spotlight to make room for the latest sartorial star: high-end sneakers.
64 DOSSIER Grab your studded jacket and Dr. Martens—a look back at the rebellious punk movement.
67 THE LIST Summer’s hottest colour combo; wild tropical-inspired prints; and florals at every age.
80 THE FIX Pierre Hardy meets Nars; craft corner with makeup artist Charlotte Willer; and a skin-brightening export from Iceland.
84 HAIR Hair care is the new skincare: The latest anti-aging ingredients are about to show up in your shower.
88 SKINCARE The season’s new crop of complexion fixers and night-time wrinkle fighters.
92 NOTICED Sixties-influenced lashes gazed out alluringly from the spring runways.
94 OPINION Pretty in Pink crush turned writer Andrew McCarthy on the pressure to plump, buff, nip and tuck, and the appeal of self-acceptance.
98 AGING The new procedure that restores wrinkled, veiny, sun-spotted hands to youthful smoothness.
102 EXCLUSIVE Emma Watson on playing an L.A. teenybopper for Sofia Coppola, the fascination with her hair and the wisdom of makeup artists.
104 FRAGRANCE Spring’s fresh scents make a pretty picture.
108 HAIR Are you a side, centre or no part at all? What a hair part communicates about us.
112 CULTURE Beauty shaming has long been a tool wielded by upselling aestheticians, taking a page from misogynistic pick-up artists. But why do we put up with it?
119 INTERVIEW Artist Marina Abramović, actor Winona Ryder and poet Anne Carson on the art of aging.
128 INDEX Corey Mintz’s party-planning bible, Calgary and Toronto art fests and brilliant new music by Young Galaxy.
130 TECH Lynn Crosbie on new-age literary apps and programs that are changing the way writers write.
138 HIGH CONTRAST Photographed by Chris Nicholls.
146 FEELING JAZZED Isla Fisher on her career-changing role in The Great Gatsby. Photographed by Chris Nicholls.
150 ANIMAL ATTRACTION Photographed by Gabor Jurina.
159 IT GIRL Toronto costume jewellery retailer Miriam Nazar shines bright in high-watt hues this spring.
160 NOTES The coolest names and stores to know across the country.
174 FOCUS Summer prep: Where to get bronzed, defuzzed and sanded for sandals.
194 PATRIOT LOVE A detailed look at an embossed skirt suit by Canadian designer Lucian Matis.