Blogs tagged - Smythe

Canada’s Jacket Mavens + Nike Air VaporMax = Spectacular Style

Jul 26, 2017

Smythe, meet Nike and Nike meet Smythe.


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Smythe Celebrates Canada’s 150th with Style

Jun 27, 2017

What we love at Deb McCain Communications is that we get the opportunity to share some of our favourite finds.  As Canada’s 150th birthday is just around the corner, we thought it would be great to celebrate with some truly Canadian products.

Smythe designers Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe have dressed some of the world’s most loved celebrities, Jessica Biel, Olivia Wilde and Viola Davis, just...

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All wrapped up in Smythe Knits for Fall

Oct 2, 2015

Hair gets darker, drinks get a touch of pumpkin spice, days and nights get cooler and we all know that fall is here, the perfect time for warm, stylish knits. Smythe’s contemporary fall collection with nostalgic colours, textures and prints, have something luxurious for this season’s sweater weather enthusiasts. Handmade Bolivian, alpaca wool sweaters interpreted in modern silhouettes - pure perfection.

Smythe has fused their signa...

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Smythe’s 10 Year Anniversary at Holt Renfrew

Sep 4, 2014

On August 20th, the city’s most fashionable came together at Holt Renfrew to celebrate Smythe’s 10th anniversary. In honour of this milestone, the Canadian design duo has released a capsule collection, 10x10, comprising ten of their most iconic pieces.

As guests sipped on bubbly, Holt Renfrew’s Lisa Tant introduced the collection and Smythe’s first ever runway show, produced by Paola Fullerton. Following the show, and to much...

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DMC's Holiday Bazaar!

Jul 17, 2014

Yesterday, the Deb McCain team took over Fat Pasha for our annual Hot Holiday Media Preview. On one of the hottest patios this summer, we asked editors to join us and preview our curated selection of holiday pieces. Already sorted into nifty gift guides, we took our media friends through a holiday bazaar designed to please even the most challenging of would-be giftees.

Brunswick and Co.’s Avenue clutch hit instant covet...

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Mother’s Day Picks

May 6, 2014

With Mother’s Day soon approaching (this Sunday!) have you found that perfect gift yet? Never fear, we’ve rounded up the best of the best for every type of mom this year.

Give mom a gift that keeps on giving - a moment of luxurious relaxation with Pluck Tea’s Pluck of the Month Club. This bespoke, luxury, loose leaf...

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Stolen Riches ♥ Smythe!

Feb 10, 2014

Like-minded Canadian brands are partnering to bring #CuteSmytheGirls a taste of Stolen Riches. Beginning the third week of February, each Smythe College Blazer will come with a pair of Stolen Riches Portsalon Red shoelaces.

This Canadian collaboration comes as a result of a longstanding friendship between Smythe co-founders, Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe and Stolen Riches owner, David Barclay. “We love the bright...

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Iconic Canadian Designers Collaboration, Fall 2013

Sep 4, 2013

In a match made in Canadian design heaven, the duo behind the highly coveted label Smythe are joining forces with Diane Bald and the team at Roots. The two brands have collaborated in celebration of Roots' 40th anniversary to produce a limited-edition leather bomber jacket that will be available for sale exclusively though Roots stores in Canada and the US starting September 7, 2013.

The jacket is a re-...

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Spring in Los Angeles

Apr 24, 2013

On Thursday, April 4, Canada’s favourite design duo, Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe, landed in Los Angeles to host an exclusive stylist dinner at a West Hollywood hot spot.  Showing off their Spring/Summer 2013 collection and speaking to the direction of the label, the Smythe co-designers entertained a number of top stylists as well as actresses Michelle Trachtenberg and Sophia Bush. Over wine, food and laughs, the designers shared insigh...

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Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection

Jan 28, 2013

If you’re itching to get into their pants, Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 collection offers another chance.

Landing in June, Smythe’s Pre-Fall 2013 Collection features a mix of classic and new silhouettes. From sexy satin bomber jackets and corded lace pants, to silky blouses and peplum coats, Smythe has a little something for everyone in the “Fall-mer” season.

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Fashion Awarded a Gold Medal at this Year’s Olympic Games

Aug 1, 2012

At this year’s Olympics, London 2012 isn’t just about the sports and athletes. It’s about fashion and style with many of the countries team uniforms designed by high profile designers like Stella McCartney and Hermes. With many celebrities attending the events all eyes are on who is wearing what and the Duchess of Cambridge is, of course, at the centre of all the attention.

During the opening ceremony, Kate Middleton looked incredible in a stunning silk...

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“KICK ME” For a Good Cause

Jul 5, 2012

Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe, co-founders of Smythe, have aligned themselves with those who fight against ignorance and intolerance and have created The Warbler Tribute Blazer, a black and garnet striped jacket with ¾ length sleeves and traditional brass buttons.

The Warbler Tribute Blazer complete with a hang tag that reads “KICK ME” is a playful take on the traditional schoolboy blazer a...

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Celebs Love Smythe

Dec 1, 2011

A fan favorite among celebrities both in Canada and the US, Smythe Les Vestes continues to pop up on Hollywood it-girls all over the place. From Blake Lively and Rachel McAdams,  to the Duchess of Cambridge herself, Smythe has been a celeb fan favorite since they launched in 2004. Most recently, Jessica Biel effortlessly rocked the Fair Isle Duffle Coat at London’s Heathrow Airport.

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Smythe: Fashion Week

Oct 18, 2011

This year’s LG Toronto Fashion Week kicked off in high style.  With a brand new location at Toronto’s David Pecaut Square, the week started off with an ode to Canadian talent, presented by the quintessentially Canadian department store Holt Renfrew

With this year’s theme being “Canada Cool”, Holt’s brought out the best and brightest in Canadian design talent. Each designer previewed seven looks from t...

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Fit For a Duchess

Jun 30, 2011

From the very first moment it was announced that the just-married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were taking their first official royal tour to Canada it became the talk of the town nation world: just what was Kate Middleton going to wear? There was speculation as to possible Canadian designers she might include in her wardrobe (said to contain 40 different...

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