Summer 2011: Table of contents
ALWAYS IN FASHION
28 Fashionmagazine.com What’s going on online.
32 Letter from the editor
36 Letters from our readers
42 NEWS Princess Di’s dresses make a royal appearance, fanny packs are back, Tommy Hilfiger partners with an Oscar-winning It girl, the Canadian model of the moment, and more.
46 MUSE Sarah Nicole Prickett delves into the secret world of the fashion muse and discovers it’s not all glitz and glam.
52 FLASHPOINT Fashion-forward women across Canada hit the party scene in this season’s best neutrals, brights and more.
56 Q&A Swimwear designer Lisa Marie Fernandez on her signature scuba-inspired fabrics and favourite summer escapes.
60 GAULTIER Vive Jean Paul Gaultier! Fashion’s original enfant terrible celebrates his label’s 35th anniversary. And industry insiders share their most memorable JPG moments.
70 JEWELLERY Lips? Neon brights? Rhinestone skulls? Thomas Sabo’s quirky accessories would make Warhol smile.
72 TREND Meet the new way of dressing. From lightweight leathers to summer suedes, designers are focusing on year-round staples.
76 ICON Famous for her bias-cut goddess gowns, couturier Madame Grès takes the spotlight in an exhibition at Musée Bourdelle in Paris.
81 THE LIST The most splash-worthy swimwear trends and four fashionable ways to make your stylish summer escape.
96 MOST WANTED A solid solution for dry hands, a safe alternative to Brazilian blowouts, lip balm for germaphobes, and more.
98 NEWS The latest dispatches from the FASHION beauty desk.
100 SUN Lesa Hannah reveals why mineral sunscreens are the new spf rockstars.
104 SUMMER Our picks for the best bronzers, post-sun hair savers, skin-smoothers, and more.
116 HAIR The new blonde is icy cool and surprisingly versatile.
124 ICON François Nars runs with top models and fashion royalty such as Marc Jacobs, but in his new book, he shows how his edgy makeup approach can work for anyone.
131 SPORTS There’s a new breed of female sports fan, and she knows exactly what Chris Bosh is up to.
136 FITNESS Workout wear that’s so chic it’ll motivate you to get moving.
138 DRINKING A former party girl comes clean about her battle with alcohol addiction.
145 INTERVIEW Ballerina Jillian Vanstone takes the lead in a splashy new production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
146 INDEX Foodie staycations, new Orient Express jaunts, Vivienne Westwood and Juergen Teller’s most recent book, a Fellini celebration, and more.
150 BOOKS The printed book is finding new life beyond the coffee table.
158 TRAVEL 48 hours in rapidly revitalizing downtown L.A.
164 JETSETTER Take the helm on a sailing adventure that’s the stuff of daydreams.
168 TRAVEL DIARY Behind the scenes of our lavish fashion shoot in Turkey.
174 TURKISH DELIGHT Photograped by Gabor Jurina.
192 CALIFORNIA DREAMER Katy Perry aims for a night you won’t forget on her current world tour.
195 PROFILES Three cool travellers share their stylish summer adventures.
200 NOTES The best new stores and the names to know across the country.
217 FOCUS Get in the swim of things with the best beachwear across Canada.
232 BUY IT Where to find everything in this issue.
234 MY STYLE Tory Burch on visiting Southampton, summer traditions and statement jewellery.