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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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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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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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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Is your favourite brand racist?

Because racism isn’t always overt. It operates in the structures of which society has been set and sinks deep into biases you hold in order to tint the way in which you see the world. And anti-racism isn’t merely the sedentary state of not partaking in racist behaviours. It is the active dismantling of confines […]

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Justice for Regis

Last Saturday, May 30 2020, thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets of Toronto to honour the life of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet. The protestors demanded justice and answers as Korchinski-Paquet died after falling 24 storeys from a High Park highrise during an encounter with police. The crowd was asked to #SayHerName, a movement to […]

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JODO: The Dead Don’t Die

No doubt if you’ve been waiting to see the new Jim Jarmusch movie the immense and varied cast is a top reason for that. From Adam Driver and Billy Murray to Chloë Sevigny and Iggy pop, the cavalcade of characters never ends. The only person who maybe should’ve been there and wasn’t is the Kool-Aid […]

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JODO: Bandana

Holy hell, it’s like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and a birthday all rolled into one. It’s the return of Madlib and Freddie Gibbs aka MadGibbs for their Piñata follow up Bandana. This feels like the heyday of Lil Wayne putting out the Carter albums; Piñata felt like the modern Carter 1 then in quick succession Gibbs […]

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