Culture, Fashion, News

Excavating the impact behind our Diamond Industry

Running out of hangers after an impromptu gracing of the high street evokes a guilt-provoking, sobering realisation of excess. Quite conversely, making room for the cool and calculated petite velvet box decorating the vanity instills a sentiment of delicacy. The footprint behind what the box beholds — less elegant.  The sustainable solution to that which […]

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Culture, Fashion

The Future of Fashion Week

Revitalising fashion week requires reaching beyond the realm of haute couture, as the pre-pandemic status quo proves off trend for the Spring/Summer ‘22 Season. From designers and talent to tourism and hospitality, businesses in the world’s most prominent cities await the return of the action-packed, lucrative itineraries with which it associates. However, the pandemic forced […]

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Beauty, Culture

A green reverie

“A green reverie” Photography by Joseph Saraceno Creative Direction & Still Life Styling by Wilson Wong / P1M #1 Ho Karan – Cannabooster Energizing Serum Ho Karan – La Crème Stupefiante Available at www.makepopbeauty.com @makepopbeauty #2 Fresh – Cannabis Santal Eau de Parfum Available at www.fresh.com #3 Hemson – The Parlour  Available at www.hemsongoods.com #4 Hemson – The […]

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Culture, Meet

Meet: Ben

Meet Ben Bonsu: Toronto-based lifestyle and portrait photographer whose refined craftsmanship captures people in a way they feel their best. Ben, tell us about yourself? I’m a photographer based out of Toronto. I primarily shoot portrait and lifestyle images. I started taking photography seriously back in late 2017, early 2018. I’m continuously improving and refining […]

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Culture, Meet

Meet: Tina

Meet Tina Mbachu: international development professional, sustainability YouTuber and small business owner on a mission to highlight talented African designers. Tina, tell us about yourself?  I am an international development professional focused on Africa and the intersection of gender equality and economic empowerment. I am passionate about social entrepreneurship that fosters the creative economy on […]

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Culture

JODO: Love//Sick

Movies on Love Films are very much a driving force in my world, much to my detriment I’m sure, and have created a vision of love in various forms. From the unobtainable to the downright questionable. A variation of genres and moods all in pursuit of love. This list contains building blocks of someone, who […]

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Culture, Meet

GACHETTE Paris: Meet the Parisian brand that longs to restore the Bandana back to its iconic badass nobility status.

The Team Astrid Beaufils-Clinet studied styling at Atelier Chardon Savard in Paris’ 11th arrondissement before specializing in Fashion communication. It was while working as a photo stylist and as a buyer of vintage Haute Couture clothing and accessories where Beaufils-Clinet refined her style and references. She had longed to create her own brand in order […]

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Culture, News

Canadian Thanksgiving: A short history lesson on the Mi’kmaq

Before the great North American landscape was “discovered” by fellows like John Cabot, Jacques Cartier or other European colonizers, this bountiful land which we celebrate on Thanksgiving was the home of fish. Make that, is the home of fish. Fish, who as Dr. Leroy Little Bear states, are older than the dinosaurs and we cannot […]

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Culture, Meet

Meet: On Rotation

Meet Yousr & Amal Hassan, business partners, sisters extraordinaire and owners of Designer rental boutique On Rotation. On Rotation is a Designer rental boutique. How did you come up with the concept of renting and returning? Shopping when I was growing up was hard, because modest clothes just took more effort to style. I went […]

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