October 2013: Table of contents
ALWAYS IN FASHION
40 Letter from the editor
44 Behind the scenes
46 Letters from our readers
52 News All the fashion news you need to know this month.
54 Flashpoint Stylish women across Canada step out in white blazers and dressed-up tees.
56 Q&A Michael Kors talks everyday glamour with Nancy Won.
60 Designers Five Canadian outerwear lines we’ll be wearing this winter.
68 Charity Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer turn to Tommy Hilfiger for a supermodel-worthy satchel.
70 Runway The sweatshirt goes from comfy classic to luxury layer, and designers reinterpret the classic cable knit.
74 Q&A Alexandra Weston brings the global marketplace home to Canada.
78 Insider Joy Pecknold follows the yellow brick road to Zara’s secret HQ.
82 Shoes Dr. Martens goes Mod in its latest collaboration with Agyness Deyn.
86 Resort BCBG’s Lubov Azria finds design inspiration in the desert.
88 Living A look inside the closeted world of luxury walk-ins.
96 Snapped Street-style photog Tommy Ton describes a favourite shot.
100 Coats The runways were rife with coats. We break down the best of the bunch.
112 Accessories Keep current in all of the season’s covet-worthy bags, boots and extras.
122 Fix Ru Paul’s M.A.C revival; anatomical atomizers; a hydrator made from “resurrection” plants; and more.
124 Magnified Examining the violet-eyed, origami-haired beauty look on Jason Wu’s Fall 2013 runway.
126 Makeup Six trendsetters tell us about their love affair with a bright lip.
136 Hair The punk-inspired short chop is the cut of the season, and can make a model’s career.
140 Fragrance Thierry Mugler breaks new ground with eco-friendly fragrance refill stations.
142 Skincare Next-generation face masks for every skin type.
144 Aging Tired of workplace age discrimination, Lynn Crosbie examines her eye-rejuvenation options.
148 Profile They may not be household names, but these four women have shaped the beauty biz.
160 Nails The new textured top coats done in three high-impact ways.
164 My World Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik on the Mani Cam, Karl Lagerfeld and the Chicago Blackhawks.
166 Nostalgia Esquire writer-at-large Tom Chiarella ruminates on the fragrant power of a woman’s shampoo.
170 Noticed Ghostly beauty looks haunted the Fall 2013 runways.
173 Interview Actress Kristen Hager dishes on her rising star and sharing the screen with Angelina Jolie.
176 Film From Elvira to Vuitton, horror aesthetics creep into the fashion world to uncanny ends.
180 Roundup Our guide to what to read, watch and listen to this fall.
190 Icon Fashion insiders weigh in on Alaïa, a.k.a. the King of Cling.
194 Essay Lynn Crosbie plugs into the world of high-tech dating.
202 Daria Canada’s most celebrated model talks about the beauty of evolution. Photographed by Chris Nicholls.
208 Reach For The Top. Photographed by Gabor Jurina.
223 It Girl Charlottetown jewellery designer Laura Morneau makes a statement in black-and-white graphic prints.
224 Cities The coolest names and stores to know across the country.
238 Style Four Style Panelists put their spin on the season’s standout coats.
246 Focus For the love of labels: our guide to the best designer boutiques across Canada.
256 Buy it Where to buy everything in this issue.
258 Patriot Love A detailed look at Canadian designer Jean-Pierre Braganza’s complex geometric print for fall.