Summer 2013: Table of contents
ALWAYS IN FASHION
26 Letter from the editor
30 Behind the scenes
32 Letters from our readers
36 NEWS Banana Republic heads to the Hamptons, Ferragamo says buongiorno Toronto, Comme des Garçons has a heart-to-heart with Converse and Louis Vuitton’s latest little luxury.
38 FLASHPOINT Stylish women across Canada step out in tropical hues and all-over prints.
42 EXCLUSIVE Bernadette Morra travels to Scotland to uncover the blustery inspiration behind Chanel’s pre-Fall tweeds and tartans.
46 Q&A Fashion fantasy and pint-sized couture: Enter Viktor & Rolf’s designer funhouse with Sarah Casselman.
50 WEDDING Swathed in a custom-made haute couture gown, designer Tanya Taylor ties the knot in a fairytale setting.
54 SWIMWEAR From retro one-pieces to nouveau print bikinis, five Canadian swim labels prove why they’re seaworthy.
60 RUNWAY This bud’s for you: Fresh floral prints have sprouted on the ready-to-wear scene.
63 THE LIST Get packing! Your guide to summer event dressing and beach-ready swim trends hot off the runways.
78 THE FIX A toe-transforming pedicure; multicolour mascaras; next-level beach waves; what’s new in sunscreens; and more.
82 MAGNIFIED Examining the neon-lipped “ethereal athlete” look on Missoni’s Spring 2013 runway.
84 FRAGRANCE Three classic summer scents and the beaches that inspired them all.
86 BODY Both a buzzword and a burden, cellulite has been occupying our consciousness since the ’70s—so what’s changed?
90 ESSAY A bucket, a Daisy and a cabinful of campmates: Olivia Stren recalls her vaguely traumatizing
94 EXCLUSIVE A new skincare-infused foundation doesn’t just sit there on your face; it earns its keep.
98 SKIN Taking up the fight against stress-related skin damage, a new salve acts like a tension ball for your skin.
100 FRAGRANCE In tribute to the epicentre of France’s perfume industry, a new collection of scents captures the smells and spirit of Grasse.
107 VOICES Many Canadians can’t wait to bare their legs and shoulders to the sun, but for a growing number of women, showing skin is complicated.
112 RX Hothouse workout wear and gadgets to get you moving outdoors culture
115 INTERVIEW Fashion photographer Jeff Burton reimagines the rose.
116 JETSETTER The most stunning places to stay in South Africa, Nicaragua, Los Angeles and Palm Springs.
128 ROUNDUP The best festivals, books, films and music of the season.
138 CENTRAL AIR Photographed by Gabor Jurina.
148 LANIA MANIA Inside the sensual world of Lana Del Rey, pop music’s queen of sadcore. Photographed by Mark Williams and Sara Hirakawa.
159 IT GIRL Chanel PR coordinator Géraldine Eckhart oozes Parisian chic in Montreal this summer.
160 NOTES The coolest names and stores to know across the country.
174 FOCUS Our guide to the splashiest swimwear and beachy-keen extras across Canada.
192 BUY IT Where to buy everything in this issue.
194 PATRIOT LOVE A detailed look at a summery ensemble in a tricked-out textile by Montreal-based label Tavan & Mitto.