Denim Jackets You NEED RN

For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with jean jackets. Jean jackets — their classic name — have been a staple in my wardrobe since I was a "little thing". They are the best way to make any outfit feel put-together in an instant — and are even more wearable than … Continue reading Denim Jackets You NEED RN

Azzedine Alaïa Dies at Age 77

Legendary Fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa passed away today at age 77. He is best known for his body-hugging dresses, which were worn by everyone — including Naomi Campbell, Madonna and even former first lady Michelle Obama. Peers and followers within the fashion community admired Alaïa. Former Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz was quoted as saying “He … Continue reading Azzedine Alaïa Dies at Age 77

PSWL // Proenza Schouler White Label

Cult brand Proenza Schouler — and one of my personal favourites — just launched their secondary label, PSWL. The acronym stands for "Proenza Schouler White Label", and is a much more collaborative, and [shall we say] affordable collection. The line focuses on everyday essentials with a fashionable edge, such as jeans, tees and hoodies — like … Continue reading PSWL // Proenza Schouler White Label

Glossier Toronto Pop-Up & Launch

Hi, I'm Caroline, one of Jory's friends and fashionista go-to's! I have been helping him behind the scenes with Sass & Leather over the years, and HAD to write a blog for the latest in women's beauty news! Glossier, one of my fav beauty brands, has just launched their brand new perfume — YOU. Not only am … Continue reading Glossier Toronto Pop-Up & Launch

What’s Next?

With the first day of summer tomorrow, having recently finished my fourth year of university, and almost 2 months into time off study, much is going on in my life. I just turned 22 a few weeks ago, and have been truly deliberating where I am headed, as I go forth into this decade, as … Continue reading What’s Next?

SS17 Haute Couture — Iconic Looks

Looking through this season's Haute Couture runway collections was an absolute blast! Each house identified a unique look or aesthetic that graced the essence each collection, and I was completely impressed. From the odd components, to the bold edge, and utter genius behind some of these collections, I hand-selected 15 of the most iconic looks … Continue reading SS17 Haute Couture — Iconic Looks

BONSAI x Alec Monopoly LAUNCH

The other night I had the absolute pleasure of attending and live-documenting Alec Monopoly — famed, masked graffiti artist — paint his own iconic Monopoly man for the launch of BONSAI! What is BONSAI, you may ask? Well, it is a brand new [and kind of revolutionary] app, based in Toronto, which brings together real content … Continue reading BONSAI x Alec Monopoly LAUNCH

#TRENDINGNOW – SS17 Runway Collections

Women’s fashion continues to break barriers in its constant new, conceptual design. As with each season's showing, designers and their successors express each brand aesthetic in an evolved form. Looking at this season’s runway collections for SS17, I not only felt the rejuvenation of style by the work of new creative directors; I saw wearability in a … Continue reading #TRENDINGNOW – SS17 Runway Collections

SERIES 5 — The Sneaker Tree x Sass & Leather

It’s here: SERIES 5 of The Sneaker Tree x Sass & Leather! This lookbook conceptualizes around both of our mesh Adidas kicks, with baseball inspiration in our pieces. We ventured off—and it was only fitting that we shot this edition around the Rogers Centre, where the Jays play in Toronto ... cute, I know! Scroll below to see what … Continue reading SERIES 5 — The Sneaker Tree x Sass & Leather

#TopLooks of Menswear SS17

The menswear runways featuring the hottest designs to emerge this coming Spring 2017 were probably some of the best I've seen in a few years. From some of the trending names in fashion, existing concepts on womenswear runways are finally converging into menswear, and I'm more than excited! Look below for the top 20 looks, categorized … Continue reading #TopLooks of Menswear SS17