An Interview with Ann Taylor PR Director, Andrew Taylor

US-based Ann Taylor recently announced its Canadian launch and will be opening two Toronto stores this fall, one at Yorkdale Shopping Centre and another at the Eaton Centre downtown.  DelectablyChic! had the opportunity to interview the chain’s PR director, Andrew Taylor to speak with him about what we could expect when the first store opens… [Continue Reading]

Ann Taylor Opening Two Stores in Toronto

This was announced Thursday, but it isn’t clear based on the articles whether this means that there are actually two Ann Taylor stores, or if one is LOFT.  If it is indeed two Ann Taylor stores, my guess is that one of them will be at Yorkdale (long rumoured) and another will either be on… [Continue Reading]

Ann Taylor and Kate Spade Join Tory Burch at Yorkdale…(UPDATED – FALSE INFO)

…at least according to the map below. There hasn’t been any official announcement about either store just yet (though I had a feeling that Kate Spade was coming to Toronto last year when they sponsored a TIFF event.  Probably came to scout locations to open, too). Not sure if LOFT is opening as well. The… [Continue Reading]

J.Crew Opening Another Toronto Store

ShareIn case you haven’t caught my post over at DelectablyChic!, J.Crew is opening another Toronto location at the Eaton Centre later this year!  Other stores slated to hit the downtown mall include Express, Pink (opening across from sister store, Victoria’s Secret) and Juicy Couture.   What stores would YOU like to see in Toronto?  What […]

Webitor’s Picks: Loose, Flowy Tops

With the extra-hot weather over the past few days, many of us may be looking for something comfortable to wear that is temperature-appropriate. Dresses are great, of course, but so are loose-fitting, lightweight tops.  Update your skinny pants by pairing them with these tops, as seen below, wear them with shorts or even loose-fitting pants. … [Continue Reading]

Webitor’s Picks: Loose, Flowy Tops (From DelectablyChic!)

ShareNote that clicking on the title will forward you to DelectablyChic!.  With the extra-hot weather over the past few days, many of us may be looking for something comfortable to wear that is temperature-appropriate. Dresses are great, of course, but so are loose-fitting, lightweight tops. Update your skinny pants by pairing them with these tops, […]

What I Wore on TV this morning…

Share Top:  Tahari, size 0 Skirt: Ann Taylor, size 0P (from 2009)Belt: Boutique Jacob, XS Boots:  As usual, Donald J. Pliner, size 5 As the founder and webitor-in-chief of DelectablyChic!, I had the opportunity to go back on a little local community cable channel show called daytime Toronto to speak about proper party etiquette.  Unlike […]

On Using Non-Models at Fashion Shows

Share  Last week was New York Fashion Week.  While most shows featured tall, slim and young professional models, Ann Taylor chose to use its employees. Though, for the most part, the women featured were quite slim, it was more realistic – none of the ladies looked like they have been starving for days.  In addition, […]

Don’t You Wish There was Colour MORE Selection for us?

ShareThe Perfect V-Neck T from Ann Taylor: FOURTEEN choices for regular sizes FOUR for Petites. And not to mention that the regular size shirt, which is in “Tapestry” isn’t even available in petite sizes. That’s not the only top at Ann Taylor guilty of this issue. Take a look at this: vs the petite cut: […]

Online Shopping Poll Results

Share Last month, Shorty Stories asked its readers whether they liked shopping online (for clothes). The results are in and… Just over half of the readers (at 51%) shop online because it’s the only way to get clothes which fit petite figures (did you hear that, stores? It’s hard to go to B&M locations to […]