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Sonia’s Kitchen: a customized catering experience

Sonia’s Kitchen is a small, Toronto-based company that provides event catering, as well as private home food deliveries. The focus …


Rent A Shoe: if the shoe fits, rent it!

It all started with a pair of Manolo Blahniks, or rather the lack thereof. When Sally De Rosa, president and …


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Carolina Herrera curates Verdura’s 75th anniversary

September 18, 2014
By Violet MacLeod

This October, to mark its next anniversary, Verdura will host The Power of Style: Verdura at 75, a retrospective exhibition …

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Grandiôse, new revolutionary mascara from Lancôme

September 11, 2014
By Darina Granik

Last month, Lancôme officially launched its newest revolutionary mascara Grandiôse. The name speaks for itself – this product is grandiose …

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Select TIFF 2014 gifting lounges

September 8, 2014
By Julia Eskins

The Toronto International Film Festival is all about celebrities, film, parties and swag. When the four elements come together to …

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Tony Karman talks Expo Chicago

August 14, 2014
By Violet MacLeod

When it comes to art fairs, Tony Karman is no amateur. He started as a security guard at the original …

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Carolyn Hennesy: a multi-dimensional artist

Carolyn Hennesy laughs when I ask if it’s true that she is able to recite the list of every play …


The innovative design approach of Mark Lash

Inspired by an architecture concept in Union Square, New York — where an old façade is preserved within a glass …



FAJO Photoshoot: Fall in luxury

Artistic direction by Marcus Kan
Photography by Allysandra Cervantes (assistant: Anton Doudkine)
Styling by Michelle Baboolall
Make-up by Sherlyn Torres (make-up provided by Anna Sui …


Cuisine, creativity and humour: the Atelier experience

FAJO Picks — Stylish Venues

Stepping into Ottawa’s Atelier Restaurant, one of the first things you notice is the artwork. But …

Emerging Talent

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Miryaki: opposites attract / Miryaki: Gli Opposti Si Attraggono

FAJO Bilingual Series

Mia Vilardo and Riccardo Polidoro are the dynamic duo behind Miryaki, a brand that was created in Italy’s …


Brit Wacher: art in the abstract

“I have always been interested in creating and building things,” says Brittany Wacher. “Making clothes was enticing for me, since …

A Word From London

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FAJO spots The Queen at the Royal Ascot 2014

Royal Ascot is one of the world’s finest sporting events, so I was thrilled to cover it for FAJO.
The event …

A Photo From NYC

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App addiction: shopping with Kwoller

What happens when you combine the swiping functionality of Tinder with the adrenaline rush of getting a really good deal? …

The F(ajo) Bomb


Canadian designer face-off: ask me anything!

As part of its mandate, FAJO has supported many Canadian fashion designers over the years. We helped some launch their …

Beauty & Health


Les Exceptions: new perfume collection by MUGLER

Canada was chosen to be the first country in the world to present a new collection of perfumes Les Exceptions …