Fashion+Clothing

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Brands of the Year: Toronto Fashion Week puts Canada on the global catwalk

Recently acquired by U.S.-based IMG, the event has grown into North America’s second-largest runway show and garnered millions of media impressions from around the globe.

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Mark’s welcomes women

The brand rolls out its store re-branding with a new campaign across the GTA.

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Aldo’s big 4-0

The Canadian shoe retailer celebrates an anniversary with a birthday bash in Montreal.

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MMVAs sets a personal branded record

Five of the 13 commercials during Sunday’s MuchMusic Video Awards will be branded content for sponsors including Coca-Cola, Get a Load of Milk and BlackBerry.

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H&M’s eco-friendly couture

The retailer is expanding its sustainable Conscious Collection into a haute couture line, with promotion focused on in-store displays and PR.

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Lululemon inspires socially

The clothing co’s brand experience manager explains the rationale behind its robust social media presence.

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Colton’s taps exclusivity

Karacters helps launch the members-only B.C. clothing retailer, which offers “Personal Couture” in a Parisian-style penthouse.

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Target to launch Toronto pop-up

The US chain will launch the one-day event next week with items from its limited edition Jason Wu collection.

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Nike sponsors first national track and field event

The brand looks to reach emerging high school athletes as a result of the partnership with School Sport Canada and Trojan One.

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Le Château’s chic new look

The retailer is rolling out a makeover as a higher end fashion destination with the launch of redesigned stores across the country.

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Danier gets its runway groove on

With designer collaborations and a fresh retail concept, Jennifer Steckel Elliott is giving a 40-year-old leather brand a makeover.

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The Bay adds retro warmth

A campaign by Red Lion launches the new Company of Adventurers clothing line.

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Harry Rosen broadens target for holidays

The men’s brand goes out-of-home to reach gift-givers during the festive season.

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Smartset’s ‘in-between’ campaign

The Canadian retailer has launched a multimedia effort targeting women in their late 20s.

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Garage asks consumers to get louder

The Groupe Dynamite brand promotes its denim via an online video contest targeting teenage girls.