Joy Xande

Contributing Writer


Welcome to 2019! What a chilly month we've been given but a new year comes with strong wind and for that, we must stay warm in these harsh months. A list of fine quality jackets and coats for the whole pack, featuring unique interlining fabrics from quality brands we're accustomed to, are listed below. Enjoy your shopping trip and Happy New Year!


MOOSE KNUCKLES 3Q Jacket CAD $995, USD $750 

WOOLRICH JOHN RICH & BROS Men's Arctic Df Down Parka CAD $597, USD $450 

YVES SALOMON - ARMY Parka With Fur CAD $1999, USD $1507 

BURBERRY Bungee Cord Detail Hooded Parka CAD $1150, USD $867 


THENORTHFACE Toddler Boys' Reversible Mount Chimborazo Hoodie CAD $100, USD $75 

DOLCE & GABANNA Thermal Baby Romper In Snow Print CAD $219, USD $165 

THENORTHFACE Rundle Bomber CAD $550, USD $414 

MONCLER Orange Abeville Boys Puffer Coat With Logo CAD $795, USD $599 


BURBERRY Double-faced Cashmere Belted Cape CAD $3590, USD $2706 

MONCLER Aphrotiti Down Puffer Coat With Fur Hood CAD $2565, USD $1934 

MOOSE KNUCKLES Saint Fabien Reversible Anorak Jacket With Fur Trim CAD $2950, USD $2224 

MACKAGE Denia-x Fitted Hooded Parka Lined With Fur Trim CAD $1690, USD $1274 


GAP Elongated Down Puffer Jacket CAD $138, USD $104 

THENORTHFACE Girl's Arctic Swirl Down Parka CAD $275, USD $207 

CANADAGOOSE Pup Bunting CAD $295, USD $222 

MONCLER Red Gaston Down Coat CAD $610, USD $459 



The end of the year is wrapping up quickly and with various stops along the way, the whole family must look their best. It is a requirement amongst each member to uphold their charm and style without clashing. The holidays are about warm ciders, pine tree greens, ivory and fresh white, and dashing noir. Displayed below is an eclectic fashion collection for the end of the holiday season. Whether you're on your way to Nana's house for dinner, or to the work Christmas party, the group will be a stellar one!


1. Brooks Brothers Original Polo® Button-Down Oxford Traditional Gingham CAD $140. USD $104 

Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Bit Driver Moccasin in Ferragamo Red CAD $725. USD $538 

Burberry Check Stretch Cotton Shirt in Parade Red CAD $420. USD $311 

2. Banana Republic Merino Rectangular Scarf CAD $95. USD $70 

Giuseppe Zanotti Mid Top Dorris Sneakers CAD $1500. USD $1114 

Fendi Black Leather Driver Loafers CAD $820. USD $609 

3. Eagle Hill Classic Tucker Shirt CAD $138. USD $102 

L.B.M 1911 Classic Fit Stretch Cotton Sport Coat CAD $974. USD $723 

Nudie Jeans Slim Adam Organic Cotton - Twill Trousers CAD $241. USD $179 

4. Rag & Bone Mickey Mouse Fit 2 Tomlin Sport Shirt CAD $350. USD $259 

Lululemon Athletica All Town Button Down CAD $118. USD $87 

Brooks Brothers BrooksCool® Regent Fitted Dress Shirt, Button Down Collar CAD $92. USD $68 



1. Lafayette 148 New York Ruby Red Punto Milano Sheath Dress CAD $461. USD $342 

Milly Textured Leopard Animal Print Mermaid Midi Dress CAD $667. USD $495 

Jimmy Choo Women's Romy 100 High-Heel Pointed Toe Pumps CAD $836. USD $621 

2. Vince Casper Suede Boots CAD $840. USD $623 

NK32 Naeem Khan Black & Gold Long-Sleeve Sequin Mini Dress CAD $732. USD $543 

Oscar de la Renta Painted Flower Collar Necklace CAD $829. USD $615 

3. Tory Burch Tory Gold/Malachite Stone Studded Statement Earrings CAD $250. USD $185 

Fendi Dark Green F Logo Velvet Wallet on a Chain CAD $1671. USD $1241 

Alice & Olivia Dylan High-Waisted Wide-Leg Pants CAD $311. USD $231 

4. Balmain Double-Breasted Golden-Button Classic Blazer CAD $3081. USD $2288 

Hermes Blanc Clic H Bracelet CAD $771. USD $572 

Michael Kors Crystal Embellished Split Sleeve Double Crepe Sable Dress CAD $6029. USD $4478 



1. Michael Kors Red Solid Silk Tie CAD $50. USD $37 

Vineyard Vines Boys Red Stretch Breaker Pants CAD $72. USD $53 

Burberry Parade Red Exploded Check Cashmere Scarf CAD $329. USD $244 

2. Gucci Black Leather Belt With Logo Buckle CAD $203. USD $150 

Armani Junior Black Zip Cardigan CAD $200. USD $148 

Molo Black Sunglasses CAD $45. USD $33 

3. Burberry Military Green Flinton Rain Boot CAD $266. USD $197 

Mini Boden Storm Green Chunky Knit Sweater CAD $90. USD $66 

Pepe Jeans Green Embossed Sweater CAD $70. USD $52 

4. Brooks Brothers Boys Cashmere Cable Crewneck Sweater CAD $249. USD $184 

Burberry Dot Knit Sweater and Matching Pants CAD $438. USD $325 

Gucci Mini Me V Neck Cardigan CAD $479. USD $355 



1. Brooks Brothers Girls Red Short-Sleeve Boucle Dress CAD $99. USD $73 

Vineyard Vines Girls Whale Goji Berry Isle Classic Sweater CAD $64. USD $47 

Vineyard Vines Girls Solid Calypso Red Grosgrain Bow Headband CAD $31. USD $23 

2. Gucci Black Leather Bee Loafers CAD $531. USD $394 

Moncler Girls Black Down Padded Clarabide Coat With Fur Trim CAD $1305. USD $969 

Miss Behave Black Faye Two-Piece Floral Print Dress CAD $116. USD $86 

3. Sorbet Fit & Flare Lace Dress CAD $96. USD $71 

Iris & Ivy Glitter Mesh Bodice High/Low Dress CAD $88. USD $65 

Scotch & Soda Flounced Bomber Jacket CAD $190. USD $141 

4. Burberry Openwork Cardigan CAD $226. USD $167 

Scotch & Soda Jacquard Knit Poncho CAD $175. USD $130 

Dolce & Gabbana Patent Leather Shoulder Bag CAD $480. USD $356 



What to wear when the leaves begin to fall...

The leaves are falling and so is the rain; here are a few weather appropriate essentials and must haves for 2018’s Autumn season. In this piece we feature casual on-the-go outerwear for creative and season forward individuals. Colours involve festive tones of rouge, deep harvest orange, warm hearty yellows and an eclectic array of deep browns; get ready with us and have your motives in check with fresh kicks, dearing hats, and much more! 


1. Fedoras

You heard right, fedoras haven’t left and they’re great for casual morning on your way to work and crossing into the evening with a quick drink with some buddies, it’s an air of class when you walk in. Go for wool, soft and a light feeling is what you deserve for your head.

Don’t be afraid to be colorful, a pop of hue should lighten your mood with such heavy winds. Goorin Bros offer a beautifully crafted American made Ruby Clark @ $170 in 3 colors.

Find More Styles Here:


Closer to Home...

The Gap has always swooped in with hair raising accessories and they haven’t failed us yet. Wool is worth the comfort and your scalp deserves to be cozy. Add a powder pink to your closet or even a navy blue with The Gap’s wool fedoras. Find More Styles Here: @ $50 in 2 colors.



2. Vans

You could be kickin’ it, romping around or travelling to the other side of the city but it’s a total fashion requirement that even if you don’t own a board, you own a pair of nice suede board kicks. Just kidding, it’s a choice but a great one whether they’re high tops, low tops or slip-ons, they’re very popular amongst city shufflers.


In 18 Colours (and customizable), Vans offers Old Skool, Authentic, SK8 Hi’s, Gum Authentic, SK8-Mid Reissue Ghillie MTE, Sk8-Hi MTE Boa, Old Skool Platform and many other styles to choose from; pure individuality. Head over to their website for the look @

SK8-Hi MTE @ $120 customized


3. Hoodies

Go get ‘em fellas! Champions Reverse Weave Hoodies are the claim to infinite comfort without making you overheat or feel sweaty. Popping in for a lecture or just gaining some strength with physical activity, you’ll be seen and you’ll blend in well with the festivities. Don’t be afraid to open up to angelic shades. Creatively, Champions gives us a classic “C” accompanied by a Kangaroo pocket to drop your phone, pencils, transportation card and snacks into. Made by Champions @ $60 in various color combinations. Find More Styles Here: @



FreePeople has the draw stringless cute Buti Hoodie. The adventure and the vintage twiggy vibe is present. Loose enough for the early morning jogs but warm enough for the trips home, FreePeople gifts fashion lovers with a vintage hoodie.

Find This Style Here, available in 3 combinations: @ $127


With the sun hiding behind the clouds, something's gotta give so why not throw the wood in the fire and utilize pumpkin orange? Rock a Dolman style sleeves like no one else. Looking for subtlety with a pop? Most definitely go for a fly Navy with a flash of scarlet red, it’s worth it. Three (3) designs featured at FreePeople. 



4. Blundstones & Hunters

Stomp and splash, kick around if you will! Blundstones! Blundstones! Blundstones! For men, women and children fabricated in Canada! Find their collection here:


Hunters are great because they can last straight through till winter with warm removable inner socks for rainy dew days. Find their collection here:



5. Coats

It’s like carrying around a personal blanket everywhere you go, who doesn’t love the idea of that? A list of coats that you may have seen lately and where to find them!

Shearling Coats

Notch Collar Curly Faux Shearling Coat
Kenneth Cole New York
Find This Style Here,
available in 7 colors: @ $271.

Best place I should search? Nordstrom


Rain Coat

Women's Lightweight Rubberized Jackets


Find this Style Here, @ $196.

* Available in 7 colors * Waterproof *Welded seam construction *Hunter front zipper with snap *storm flap closure *Draw cord at hood *Internal drawcord *CB storm flap for ventaliation

Best place I should search?

Dry Goods Cascade Raincoat


Available in Olive

Find ThisStyle Here @ $264

Best place I should search? Nordstrom


Bomber Coats

Reversible Luxury-Touch Bomber

Banana Republic

Find This Style Here in Black & Heather

Blue: @ $124.

Best place I should search? Banana Republic

Anorak Coats

Patrol Anorak


Find This Style Here: @ $129.

* Camo-print

* Pullover

* Water-repellent

Best place I should search?


6. Beanies

Beams Plus Wool Watch Cap

Beams Plus

Find this here in Orange: @ $89

Best place I should search?


7. Pants & Leggings


Wunder Under Low-Rise Tight Full-On Luon 28"


Find This here in Barracks Green: @ $70

Best place I should search? Lululemon Athletica


Zine Cover Black Solid Knit Jogger Pants


Find This Here in Black: @ $40

Best place I should search? Zumiez


Free World Messenger Olive Twill Skinny Jeans


Find This Here in Olive: @ $40.

Best place I should search? Zumiez


Join me next time as I assess further fashion tips of the rest of the year,

stay warm and enjoy a warm drink with the people you love. 


Talk to you soon!

Joy. ^_^