Fora
Beauty
July 22, 2014

FYI: Music Festival Makeup

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It seems as though there is a different music festival going on every weekend, and we’re not complaining. Where else are you suppose to wear your most scandalous ensembles and ridiculously painful shoes without being scolded? When it comes to makeup, it is particularly difficult (at least for me) to incorporate risky trends into your daily routine – especially when it’s 8am and you want nothing more than to slather on one coat of mascara and call it a day. But since it’s festival season, it’s time to let your inner Bowie out! Here are a couple of beauty trends to try and break that lazy girl makeup regime! read more…

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Lifestyle
July 22, 2014

An Ode To Leading Females: Lucius Edition

What’s a wildewoman? It’s a wildly talented front woman who isn’t afraid to headbang her perfectly coifed bob into disarray in the name of showmanship. Or at least that’s how it applies to Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, lead vocalists of what Rolling Stone is calling “the best band you may not have heard of”. Real life BFFs, Wolfe and Laessing met while attending Berklee almost nine years ago. What started as an experimental collaboration later blossomed into a full-fledged band, welcoming three new members (Danny, Peter, and Andrew) to their indie-pop wonderland. During a killer set at Toronto Urban Roots Fest, I caught the ladies of Lucius killing it center stage. Garmented in citrus-coloured, coordinating ensembles, they looked every bit as fresh as they sounded. For their wizardry in all things sound and style, we’re counting down the seven reasons why the frontwoman of Lucius are on our radar. After all, as the saying goes: when life gives you lemons, make GIFs! Am I right? I’m right. read more…

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Fashion
July 21, 2014

Trend to Try: I C RIGHT THRU U

It’s summer (or at least it is suppose to feel like it is) which means it is vital to keep cool while looking cool. See what I did there? The idea of sheer may scare some away, immediately conjuring up images of Marques Houston in a clear suit or Britney via Toxic. However, I have made a 5 step plan to ease some of you non-sheer believers into trying this clear movement. read more…

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Fashion
July 21, 2014

FYI: Invasion of the Mermaidz

Is it just me or are mermaids and mermaid-inspired looks totally taking over?! Like any normal person who is addicted to Instagram, I peruse my stream of newly updated photos on the daily constantly and lately, I feel as though I’m being bombarded with images of mermaids! Did I miss the memo? Are mermaids a thang now? I think they may be. Let’s take a look at the origins and evolution of mermaid-inspo. read more…

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Lifestyle
July 21, 2014

On The Run With Beyonce and Jay Z

Last Sunday was my 20th birthday and as the greatest gift of all, I received tickets to the OTR tour – AKA the best concert I have ever attended in my entire life. Since your social media pages were probably filled with photos, videos and screaming girls going gaga over ‘Yoncè, I’d like to add to ~the talk of the town~ with reasons as to why it’s probably the best show of the year. If you weren’t able to make it, here are some memorable moments you don’t wanna miss!

Nothing tops having one of the most powerful couples in the world make waves in your home city. In fact, the concert was so amazing on it’s own that they didn’t even need an opening artist to kick off the evening. read more…

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Lifestyle
July 20, 2014

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Thrift Shop

Thrift shopping is fun. A thrift store is like a treasure trove for anything and everything you could ever want – books, clothes, bags, cat-covered suitcases – and rifling through racks is probably my favourite thing to do with my time. Plus, coming out with a new wardrobe for $10.99? Not too bad, either. Most are closed on Sundays, but that gives you ample time to plot out a plan of action, right?

Do you go for the blouses or dresses first? Clothes or knick knacks? Stake out the high profile items first so no one (not even your BFF) can steal them from your thrifty talons. And with that I leave you this moodboard, so even if you can’t haul yourself out of bed you can look at a virtual thrift store for some much needed retail therapy. read more…

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Fashion
July 18, 2014

Street Style Lookbook: Prints Charming

Attention, attention! We’re looking for our very own Prince Charming – do you know where we can find one? (Or multiple? Lol?)

If you’re unable to answer the pressing questions from a team with inquiring minds, at least join us as we appreciate a batch of street style looks filled to the non-fedora’d brim of printsprintsprints. Whether it be a crazy romper or a sleek leopard skirt, prints of any kind? Charming. We’ll take them all! read more…

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Lifestyle
July 18, 2014

FORASCOPES: Summer 2014

If you haven’t heard, I am a pseudo-astrologist – which essentially means that I know nothing about astrology (except that I’m a Pisces and they are the best). For what I lack in clairvoyance, I make up for in my *semi* sharp intuition and my ability to feel feels. Choose your adventure and enjoy my (extremely) fictional prose. K, BYE. read more…

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Beauty
July 18, 2014

Beauty Trend To Try: Dark Nails for Summer

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Summertime nail game typically means pastels, neons, and baby-pinks-blues. Well, why not try ~darker shades~ for the hotter daze? Dark nail polish pairs well with everything AND looks chic to boot. Here are a few of our fave dark shades to step up your summer nail game… read more…

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Lifestyle
July 17, 2014

GIRL CRUSH: Kelela

Who is Kelela, you ask? Well. Let me tell you. Kelela is an R&B artist based in Los Angeles, whose distinct sound and soothing voice have caught the attention of a number of artists (including Solange Knowles *fangirls*). Signed to the label, Fade to Mind, her hit Bankhead ft. Kingdom was my personal song of last summer and whenever I hear it I feel elated (and you will too!).

Kelela is not only immensely talented but she’s also *the most fly*. Here are a few more reasons why we <3 her so… read more…

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