Wear Notes

Gender Neutral Fashion is Everything

Vancouver-based gender-neutral apparel and accessories brand TAIKAN Everything has released its Fall 2022 collection. Inspired by the Pacific northwest forests and oceans, the latest collection features comfy outerwear, layering options, and bags in new tones and textures as well as a new raw denim style with a classic 90’s fit. Taikaneverything.com

Athleta Store Opens in Burlington

Athleta, a performance and lifestyle clothing for women and girls, opened a new location at Mapleview Shopping Centre in Burlington recently. The clothing brand, which offers multi-generational performance and lifestyle activewear, retails everything from workout to workday and everything in between, plus exclusive collaborations with VIP partners like Allyson Felix, Simone Biles and Alicia Keys. Athleta.gapcanada.ca

Givenchy & Disney Fashion Collab

Disney and Givenchy have partnered again for a new collection: 101 Dalmatians. The collection will feature Pongo and Perdita’s pups going fashionable with ready-to-wear bags, shoes, and jewelry. Accessories like leather collar necklaces, eye-catching statement pieces like spotted ripped-and-repaired denim, and black suits with white accents will also be available. The line will also include wallets, caps, bob hats, and various styles of footwear. Givenchy.com

Neighbourhood Necklace

Toronto goldsmith Shoshana Farber has created a unique line of jewellery that puts hometowns on the map or rather, around your neck. Home & Away map jewellery pieces (in sterling silver or 10-karat gold) are miniature graphic abstractions of roadways and natural features that characterize specific Canadian locations – including locales like Oakville (shown). Showshdesigns.com

Used Fishing Nets Turned Comfy Office Attire

Lezé the Label – pronounced LEH-ZAY; ‘lazy’ but fancy – is a clothing brand you can wear at home or the office. These super soft clothes are made from sustainable materials like recycled fishing nets and coffee waste. Lezethelabel.com