Industrial Evolution

A heritage/development feature for the Summer issue of Hamilton Magazine. As part of HM’s 40th anniversary celebrations, I sourced vintage photos for a look at 5 classic Hamilton landmarks in the 1970s and today. Thanks to Tom Arban, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the City of Hamilton, HPL Local History & Archives, the Hamilton Spectator,…

From Colony to Incubator

I wrote about Toronto fashion history since 1867 for FORWARD Magazine, a new glossy edited by Ugyen Wangmo. Even in the time of Confederation, Toronto the Good had a bad case of fashionable society… Thanks to everyone who generously responded to my queries: Marilyn Brooks, Comrags, Cynthia Cooper, Enzo DiMatteo, Samuel Engelking and staff at…