Editorial, Fashion

ARK presents GIRLS

Girls is a project by Nika Thompson which examines the flux from girlhood to womanhood, one’s femininity and self-expression, and the construction of one’s identity while exploring the relationship of subject and photographer. To view the full editorial purchase your copy of print issue 003 today! GIRLS Photography / Nika Thompson Featuring / Chantal Le […]

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Features, News

‘Climate: In all its manifestations’… Our Review of the Royal Academy’s 253rd Summer Exhibition

Climate: ‘whether as a crisis or opportunity, or simply our everyday experience, it is an all-embracing subject,’ notes Alison Wilding, chairman of the Royal Academy’s prestigious Summer Exhibition. Aptly landing on the hottest week in London this year, press, buyers, and artists alike rushed towards air-con, ironically, to catch a first glance. Ceaselessly operating since  […]

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Fashion

PFW – A Vessel for Love

The past week took on a different purpose than expected, as a long anticipated celebration of creativity turned into a tribute to those who’s greater freedoms had been dramatically curtailed.  At times the theatrics felt out of place amid breaking news, and at times they felt awkward. But as Ukraine-fled designer Lilia Litkoskaya shared, ‘the […]

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Fashion

Are London’s hot underdog designers strong enough to quiet the storm that nearly upended plans for London’s Fashion Week? 

While fashion icons from Anna Wintour to FKA Twigs made appearances at London Fashion Week, attending the shows of Richard Quinn, Simone Rocha, among others, many VIPs, even headline designers like Burberry or Vivienne Westwood, decided to forgo this week – perhaps to prepare for Milan and Paris. While their absence might have created concern, […]

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Editorial

A Star(let) is Born

Just over a year ago, Ella Marina Nina Oliveira (or ‘Ellie’ if you’re close enough to her) could be found with her head buried in junior year sociality books while working part-time at a Jewish bakery in Washington Heights. Today, it feels like we are on the eve of her inevitable stardom as she finishes […]

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Fashion, News

Nothing to Hide

An environment dictated by chaos changes your sensitivity and approach to life,’ streams across my monitor, as new talent, Tobias Birk Nielson, commenced Copenhagen Fashion Week. Reflecting upon a week loaded with expectations came not only in the form of the first Ready-to-Wear Fall/Winter ‘23 shows this season. Emerging designers and flaggingly ‘niche’ Nordic talent, […]

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Beauty, Fashion

Happy Holidays 2021: Brands we are grateful for

Christmas Day is finally here and Santa spoiled us this year. Here’s a list of brands that we are feeling grateful for: East 29th has fast become one of our favourite clean beauty brands of 2021. The Vancouver-based vegan, all-natural line is non-GMO, non-paraben, non-fragrance, and cruelty-free. Just because the winter months are gloomy, doesn’t […]

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Culture, News

JODO: The Tragedy of Macbeth

I was lucky enough to catch an advanced IMAX screening of the new Joel Cohen directed Macbeth adaptation starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand and it was absolutely stunning.  Shakespeare is not the type of entertainment I generally rush to. The content often being ‘royals in trouble’ and iambic pentameter NOT sounding lyrical to me […]

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Editorial

JODO: A Very Special list of Holiday Specials

There’s nothing quite like the winter holidays; hot cocoa, egg based nog, snow probably, booze definitely and arguing with family about the finer points of local politics and why you’re such a disappointment to that one aunt. Why not try and soften the blow with some good quality holiday specific televised entertainment. Some of which […]

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Fashion

Last minute holiday gift ideas for the Eco-conscious shopper

The holiday season is in full swing but, if you’re a last-minute shopper or contemplating holiday purchases, we’ve got you! Here’s a list for our Eco-conscious consumer of 5 local small businesses to support. Ecotique Located in the heart of Roncesvalles Village, Ecotique is a sustainable living boutique that offers a large curated collection of […]

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Fashion

ARK presents: “The Artist”

ARK presents: “The Artist” AZ Runway #1 Alex Zaichenko @alexzaichenko ft: Abigail Whitney @abigail_whitney Mir @mirintheparadise Eric Dalby @eric.dalby Sam Yang @aka.samyang Director: Walter H. May @walter_on_film Photographer: Anastasia Spivak @theanastasiaspivak Creative Director: Marie Powell @mariepowwow Issue 003 | Spring 2022

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