Glitz and glam is back. After last autumn’s neutral-toned ensembles, this season’s embellished necklines and bedazzled pieces are primping you for the sparkling winter season to come. Canadian designer Franco Mirabelli’s fall collection sparkles and shimmers just a little brighter, drawing in an audience ready for precisely contoured suiting and textured solids paired with extravagant costume jewelry. Keep an eye out for a classic-cut peacoat, asymmetrical lines and fun fur textures that Mirabelli blends with classy contemporary pieces. The simple solids matched with eye-catching accessories will have you all polished up for a day at the office or a night out at a hot spot. Read more
As the temperatures quickly drop, invest in warm and lavish outerwear pieces that wrap you in stylish protection from the cold. Scour Bengiamini Furs’ luxurious selections to find rich European leathers and furs. “The first clothing worn by human beings was fur and leather,” says sales manager Olga Broock. “This is a tradition that is as old as mankind,” she adds.
Owners of Bengiamini Furs, the Petersen family hails from Denmark where for decades they flourished in the fur industry as manufacturers. “The store is for anybody who likes good quality, fashionable products,” notes Broock. Pieces adorned in luscious furs like mink, fox, sable and chinchilla are offered, as are leather and shearling items. “Our products are natural and they let you breathe.” Read more
We are what we do, said a wise Aristotle; so let’s acquaint ourselves with the consequences of our existence. Navigate through the environmental calamities affecting our world and discover the impenetrable connection between the planet’s poor health and how we choose to live. Read more