This Year’s Chicest Beauty Advent Calendars Have Already Been Revealed

September 05, 2020 at 10:34PM It would ordinarily seem strange to talk about Christmas in summer but, then again, hardly anything has made sense in 2020, and we think you’ll forgive us for getting ahead of ourselves once we reveal the subject at hand. Beauty advent calendars have grown in

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The Autumn Microtrends Putting Smiles on Our Faces This September

September 05, 2020 at 06:00AM Microtrend is a somewhat slippery fashion term that can be translated in myriad ways. My issue with it is that, historically, it has been just another way of describing those flash-in-the-pan trends that are here today and gone tomorrow. Not exactly the most sustainable attitude towards dressing. However, I’ve been thinking about it,

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The Autumn Microtrends Putting Smiles on Our Faces This September

September 05, 2020 at 06:00AM Microtrend is a somewhat slippery fashion term that can be translated in myriad ways. My issue with it is that, historically, it has been just another way of describing those flash-in-the-pan trends that are here today and gone tomorrow. Not exactly the most sustainable attitude towards dressing. However, I’ve been thinking about it,

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Why Encircled’s Jogger Set Will Be Your New Favourite WFH Outfit

September 04, 2020 at 03:00PM When Kristi Soomer founded her Toronto-based athleisure brand, Encircled, in late 2012, the guiding design concept was led by her experience as a management consultant who racked up thousands of kilometres in travel a year. “I really wanted pieces that were comfortable and versatile and

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H&M’s Latest Designer Collaboration Is Filled With Timeless Wardrobe Staples

September 04, 2020 at 11:13AM From Giambattista Valli to Johanna Ortiz, H&M has created quite the reputation for itself when it comes to buzzy designer collaborations.  Yesterday, the brand released its latest collab, this time teaming up with Italian label Giuliva Heritage to create a collection of timeless autumnal wardrobe staples. Made to be

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7 Head To Toe Matching Loungewear Sets We Absolutely Adore

September 03, 2020 at 11:15AM All our favorite brands are making head-to-toe matching looks the last few years and we just can’t quit with them. One part toddler wear, two part chic, here are a few of our favorite matchy-matchy looks from tie-dye sweatsuits to cashmere monochrome. Is there anything

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Parade Is Donating More Than 1,000 Pairs of Underwear to LGBTQ+ Communities in Need

September 03, 2020 at 01:47AM Parade’s underwear is known to be as flattering as it is comfortable (something I can attest to), so it’s no surprise the brand has made waves on Instagram for its sustainable, vibrant pieces. The newest collection, Parade in Technicolor, is exciting not only because it

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Meet Orpah Wavomba, Founder of Toronto-based Vintage E-tailer Mode de Mit

September 02, 2020 at 09:17PM While those of us in North America glean a perspective on our rampant consumerism based largely on reports released by activist groups, vintage entrepreneur Orpah Wavomba, who is originally from Kenya, has a very different–and dire–understanding of our over-consumption. “When I was younger, my cousin

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My Story: Jenn Harper is On a Mission to Empower Indigenous Youth, One Power Lip at a Time

September 02, 2020 at 02:41PM Meet Jenn Harper, the founder of Cheekbone Beauty, a made-in-Canada cosmetics line of colourful lipsticks and lip glosses, plus complexion products, focused on low waste and sustainability: think biodegradable packaging and sustainably sourced ingredients. What’s more, 10 per cent of Cheekbone Beauty’s profits are donated

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Kate Middleton Wore a $13 Sustainable Zara Dress For Her Zoom Meeting – Talk About a Boss Move

September 01, 2020 at 04:26PM Kate Middleton’s Zoom style is surprisingly affordable, all thanks to her latest outfit. The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her virtual-meeting style to announce the top 100 images from her community photography exhibition. She joined a panel of five judges to select the best images

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Outfit Obsession: Demi Lovato’s Pouf-Sleeved Minidress Is Just the Start of Her “Full Ass Glam Moment”

August 31, 2020 at 05:43PM Demi Lovato spent half the weekend in a ridiculously cute outfit that I want in on. The singer spent time on set with her fiancé Max Ehrich, posing in a white minidress that’s from sustainable Australian label Bassike. The pouf-sleeved number is gathered at the

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4 Colours That Will Make Your Wardrobe Look Luxe This Autumn

August 31, 2020 at 02:00PM Fashion has undergone a reckoning as of late. While we could say it’s the pandemic, the industry was already changing. Thanks to a heightened focus on sustainability, wanting to reduce waste, and a bigger emphasis on pieces that genuinely last—and aren’t as trend-led—seasons are becoming obsolete. Coats

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This Year’s Chicest Beauty Advent Calendars Have Already Been Revealed

August 30, 2020 at 06:05AM It would ordinarily seem strange to talk about Christmas in the height of summer but, then again, hardly anything has made sense in 2020, and we think you’ll forgive us for getting ahead of ourselves once we reveal the subject at hand. Beauty advent calendars

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I Taught Myself To Sew, and It’s Totally Changed the Way I See Clothes

August 29, 2020 at 06:00AM Have you ever looked at your clothes, and I mean really looked? Have you studied the hidden intricacy of a hemline, or traced your finger along a French seam? Mentally deconstructed a skirt into its component parts, or followed the body-sculpting lines of a dart?

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44 Small Businesses to Support Across Canada Right Now

August 28, 2020 at 02:00PM As COVID-19-related shutdowns forced many businesses to close for the past five months, there’s never been a more crucial time to support local small businesses than right now. This weekend marks the start of the Canada United initiative, a local movement designed to “show local

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Meghan Markle Just Wore the Perfect Pair of Trousers and They’re Still in Stock

August 26, 2020 at 03:08PM In one of the most impressive duos we have seen in a while, Meghan Markle has teamed up with Gloria Steinem to discuss female empowerment and the importance of voting for Makers Women, a media brand dedicated to accelerating the women’s movement.  Throughout the teaser clip,

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Trust Monikh: 3 Autumn Buys I Have My Eyes On This Week

August 26, 2020 at 06:57AM There are hundreds of thousands of influencers in the social ether, but only a handful who we religiously stalk in order to virtually steal the clothes off their backs. Our primary target is Monikh—the London-based styling and shopping guru who seeks out the very coolest

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I’m Starting to Think That Maybe Fast Fashion Isn’t The Only Thing Contributing to Wear-Once Culture

August 25, 2020 at 05:40PM I attended a conference earlier this year hosted by Slow Factory – an organization dedicated to improving sustainable literacy in fashion – called Climate Positivity at Scale. The conference was aimed at fashion insiders, with the goal of getting us to think of solutions to

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Knix’s New Super Leakproof Underwear is Here to Make Your Period More Sustainable

August 25, 2020 at 03:08PM Today, Canadian intimates brand Knix is launching its newest product innovation in the form of Super Leakproof Underwear. In fact, they’re so good that they completely eliminate the need for disposable products, absorbing the equivalent of eight tampons worth of fluid. According to research done

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I Tried Pangaia’s Sweat Shorts and Found the Solution to My Sweatpants Fatigue

August 24, 2020 at 07:58PM I’m sure by now you have what I like to call “sweatpants fatigue,” and that’s all right, because I have a new cozy outfit you’re gonna love: Pangaia’s sweat shorts. While the sweat-short silhouette was big in the sports world in the ’90s, there’s been

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