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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Socially Distancing from Unethical Fibres and Not Each Other, Alas.
In an aim to not rain – polluted water – on our parade as the world ‘mask’s off’ and dresses up, let’s consider the labels behind our chosen looks for the much anticipated Summer ‘21. While one might feel deserving of a wardrobe refresh after so many months in athleisure, how will the ways in […]Read more
Red Dress Day 2021: our Day to Honour our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womxn, Girls, Trans and Two-Spirit People
TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains mentions of violence and abuse towards Indigenous Women. May 5 marks Canada’s National Day of Awareness for its Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). It is also known as Red Dress Day from the red dresses that are put into public view and used to acknowledge an Indigenous […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
JODO: 10 Holiday Classics to Keep you Relegated to the Kids Table
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there…to long bomb gifts from a safe distance like some sort of Covid-safe Patrick Mahomes because there’s no way he’s bringing his poison ass in ma home, amIright!? And as we are stuck inside with our real caregiver, […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more