Music Festival Dreams: The Top 5 Trends We Predict to See This Festival Season

Music festival style, Summer, Fashion Humber

With summer fast approaching, not only does this mean hotter days and later nights, but it also means that the music lovers of the world may all rejoice in unison for one reason and one reason alone: festival season. As the lineups continue to be released and the tickets continue to be sold, these weekends full of concerts, carnival food, and tents will be here before we know it. As any festival-guru knows however, it is not just about who you see at these events, but it is also about who you wear. Fashion tends to take a close second


Store Profile – Province Apothecary

Province Apothecary, organic skincare, Fashion Humber

Province Apothecary Address: 1518 Dundas Street West Hours: Monday 10:30am – 6:00pm Tuesday – Friday 10:30am – 6:30pm Saturday 12:00pm – 6:00pm Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm At a small store on Dundas just past Dufferin, is where you can find Province Apothecary, an organic, small-batch skincare and wellness brand. There you will find their full array of products including things like incense, soap and perfume. I find I like to browse up and down the shelves, use the testers to see what I like and what smells good (hint: everything). However, it can be an overwhelming experience if it

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Brand Profile – Sonya Lee

Sonya Lee, Queen West Toronto, handmade handbags, Leather handbags, Sonya Lee

Anyone who lives in Toronto and has an interest in fashion is no stranger to Queen Street West. When inspiration runs dry or you are looking for pieces that you can’t find at the usual fast fashion retailers, window shopping along Queen West will often breathe new life into your repertoire. It was on one of these shopping trips where a friend and I discovered Sonya Lee. On a whim, we popped into accessory store Zane, thinking we might find some inspiration for new sunglass styles for the summer, but instead were both immediately drawn to a display of beautiful

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Green Beauty

Green Beauty, Fashion Humber, The Detox Market

More now than ever, skin care is a hot topic especially going into spring! Both genders want to recover from the winter and get their skin prepared for the summer months because who doesn’t want a selfie with beautiful skin that has a sun kissed glow? In case you don’t know, the term “Green Beauty” refers to products made without chemicals, using natural ingredients that have the same effect, if not better, for your face, body and hair. Fashion Humber takes a look at green beauty products available at a Toronto based shop. The Detox Market is a retail store

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Watch Out – Vintage designer shopping on the Lakeshore

The borough town of New Toronto isn’t exactly known for vintage designer shopping. However, just steps away from Humber College, Lakeshore Campus, lies PARIS CALLING, a new re-sale, designer women’s vintage store, where vintage craving fashionistas arrive with the urge to snag one of a kind designer vintage pieces. Glamour 1930’s gowns, lace tulle skirts, retro heels, handbags, and vintage couture European suits. It’s almost nostalgic when you first enter, even the choice of music transports you to that special era of the 60’s, or 70’s depending on the playlist. Who knew that this shop existed? And why has it passed radars of places to


Exam Season Essentials

Exam, Season, Essentials, power snacks, study tunes, comfy clothing

Okay we’ll admit it – we can sometimes be guilty of procrastinating on all those final projects and exam notes as the semester winds down! Blame the warmer weather or the wonderful distractions of Netflix, but studying come April tends to be pretty low on our to-do list. To help pull any of our FASHION Humber readers out of their exam season slump, here’s a list of our favourite things to get you through these last few weeks of the school year. Power Snacks As any nutritionist will tell you, in order to keep your brain running at its full

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Suits U – Student Empowerment through Fashion

Suits U, Toronto, non-profit, fashion students

 Making Good First Impressions Affordable Suits U is a non-profit that aims to empower students through the art of dress. They do this by developing partnerships with corporations and businesses, collecting gently worn professional attire and making it available at affordable prices to students. After, all proceeds are donated to a local charity with a youth empowerment theme. Founded in Toronto by University of Toronto students, Suits U has recently expanded across Canada opening chapters in Vancouver and Montreal. In 2016, the non-profit dressed 250 students which amounted to a $10,000 donation to Unity Charity, a non-profit that implements stress management and leadership development programming for

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Prof. Julie Savile talks Lineapelle 2017 – Part 2

Julie Savile, Milan, Fashion Humber, Linapelle 2017, leather trade fairs

This is the second part of the coverage of Professor Julie Savile experience in Milan, be sure to take a look at Part 1 of her trip to the Lineapelle Tradeshow in Milan. “You go, to go to the show and it is an industrial show so you can meet all of your suppliers. Basically we are not selling, we’re buying at the show” Says Professor Julie Savile, from Fashion Humber. She attended the trade show Lineapelle 2017 in Milan and shared with us her insider story of the trip. “This show included everything to do with leather and mostly it

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Campus Street Style – Volume 4

FashionHumber, campus street style, Nicole, Ani, Jasleen, fashion students, Humber College, 2017

What is one item in your wardrobe that you could never get rid of? Nicole Bautista “The one item in my wardrobe that I can never get rid of is my prom dress. I still tell myself that I’ll re-wear it someday.” Ani Wells “A cropped pair of dark denim skinny jeans! They are my go-to piece to throw on and can be dressed up or down so easily!” Jasleen Batth “I can never get rid of my leather jacket – it’s a staple piece in my closet and a symbol of who I am”

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Classroom Live Chat with Industry Expert Jamil El Hajj

Assistant general manager, Jamil el Hajj, Hugo Boss, key tips, interview tips, interview attire, FashionHumber, Humber College, 2017, Fashion, guest speaker

Do you ever wonder why studying Fashion Management and Promotions at Humber is a great experience?  There are tons of reasons behind it, but the most interesting one is that our classroom sessions are full of excitement. Live chats with industry experts are my personal favorite.  Just the other day, we had a thought provoking conversation with Jamil El Hajj (Assistant General Manager at Hugo Boss). In this session Jamil gave us few important tips regarding careers in the fashion retail industry. Jamil studied Law in Lebanon, then in 2013, he moved to Canada and enrolled in Fashion Marketing and

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