Leather For All Weather

09.03.2015 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

Leather is breaking its cold-minded mold and becoming a fabric for all seasons. Suede skirts, faux-leather shorts, and pebble leather totes have us tripping over ourselves – and we don’t mind! This here-to-stay trend will add luxury and texture to your look.

Want to add a little more colour into your wardrobe? Try the oxblood-coloured faux leather dress from Zara. This beautiful dress is a quick and easy way to achieve the trendy head-to-toe look.

The tan A-line skirt by H&M checks off all the Spring 2015 trends. Suede…check. Boho…check. Nod to the seventies… … Read More »


Roots: Canadian Leather Experts

24.04.2013 + Upper Canada Mall + 76 comments

An iconic Canadian fashion brand, Roots has been designing and manufacturing their own lines for 40 years. The company became famous for their Negative Heel shoe, which debuted in 1973 and help put Roots on the map.  Since then they have continued to produce high quality, globally sourced leather products.

Gorgeous had the opportunity to speak to with Karl Kowaleiski, Vice President of Leather Product Development & Manufacturing, who days earlier had returned from Italy where he attended the largest leather show in Europe.

Roots currently has four designers on staff who work together to design new products, along with co-founders Michael … Read More »


Pint-size fashion collection: Rudsak

05.10.2012 + Upper Canada Mall + No Comments

I’m sure everyone can remember back to a time when the weather at Halloween was cold enough that you had to wear your winter coat with your Halloween costume.  Either underneath your costume and Spiderman now became the Marshmallow Man or over top of your costume and your princess dress was no longer sparkly and pretty.   If the thought of winter coats and costumes makes you cringe then look no further then the brand new kids’ line from Rudsak.

Canadian fashion brand Rudsak was born in Montreal in 1994 under the leadership and vision of creative leader Evik Asatoorian.  The brand … Read More »