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September 1, 2015

FORA FIRSTS: Tei Shi

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“When was the last time you did something for the first time?”
-Aubrey “Drake” Graham

Born in Buenos Aires,Valerie Teicher has moved across the globe and into our hearts as one of our favourite artists of 2015. Valerie, best known for her stage name Tei Shi, released her newest EP Verde back in March and it still holds a coveted place on our playlists.

We recently got a chance to ask Tei Shi a few of her FORA FIRSTS. Click through to watch her chat about bunnies, botched ombré, Beyoncé and more!

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August 31, 2015

Get NAKED With FORA! Herbal Essences Giveaway

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Times when it’s acceptable to be naked: Eating snacks in your apartment, watching TV in your apartment, cleaning your apartment, texting in your apartment, nude beach and the shower.

Times when we wanna be naked: Always and FORAVER (because ~*free*~)

Now, with Herbal Essences naked line, you can at least let your hair have all the naked fun it wants. FORA and Herbal Essences have teamed up to make a naked prize pack for FIVE lucky readers.

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Fashion
August 31, 2015

2015 VMAs Best Dressed

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Another award show, another Taylor Swift music video premiere, another red carpet full of daring choices. Last night the VMAs took place in LA, and as always they did not disappoint. Although there was shade thrown, tiffs resolved and Presidential campaigns launched- some of the fashion choices we saw were still the most dramatic things of the night.

Click through to see FORAs top picks for best dressed at the 2015 VMAs.

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Lifestyle
August 31, 2015

Monday Momentum: August 31

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Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

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Lifestyle
August 30, 2015

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Back To The Future

retrofuture2When you say the words “retro future” it sounds like an oxymoron. But it’s not–This moodboard’s all about the visions of the future from the past. Click through to go back to the future with us.

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Lifestyle
August 28, 2015

Our Favourite Things to Instagram at the CNE

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You’ll find all kinds of people at the CNE: Thrill-seekers, foodies, ring toss enthusiasts, angsty teens, exhausted parents, you name it. But there’s a new breed of CNE goer in town, and they’ll stop at nothing to get what they want. They are the Instagrammers, and they’re out for blood (or at least an artistic shot of ketchup dripping off of a single fry, held in front of a pink brick backdrop).

At FORA, we’re guilty of loving a carefully curated feed, so we went on a FORA FIELDTRIP ™ to the CNE and location scouted some spots that we think would deserve a spot in even the pickiest Instagrammer’s feed.

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Lifestyle
August 28, 2015

Why We Need New Adele Music ASAP

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It’s been four years since the release of 21, better known as the biggest and greatest thing to happen to music in the year of 2011. Since then, we’ve been experiencing a serious lack of Adele (read: GAPING HOLE IN OUR LIVES WITHOUT NEW MUSIC).

But it seems that we won’t be missing her for much longer. Billboard has reported that the long-awaited follow-up album 25, could be released as early as this fall. Adele, if you’re reading this, here are all the reasons we NEED this new album soon.

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Lifestyle
August 27, 2015

The Best “Homemade” Music Videos

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FORA fave Alessia Cara, the 19-year-old wunderkind who sang our anti-social anthem of the summer “Here” just gave her fans a preview of her four-song EP. Accompanied by four homemade videos, she shared “Outlaws”, “Seventeen”, “I’m Yours” and “Four Pink Walls”.

To celebrate her cute, creative and fun/weird videos, we’ve listed the best “homemade” videos from some of our favourite musicians.

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Lifestyle
August 27, 2015

FORA FIRSTS: The Katherines

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Super loveable Vancouver girl band, The Katherines, are back on our radar once again. Since being our Fresh Meet back in June, the girls are now releasing a new video for their latest hit “You”, and FORA’s got the exclusive video premiere here! We also had a chance to ask the girls a few of their FORA FIRSTS.

Watch the video and read some of Kate, Lauren and Kaitlyn’s quirky firsts below (which include puking at the Vancouver Symphony and an ongoing crush on Harry Potter)

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Lifestyle
August 26, 2015

Flavours That Should Replace Pumpkin Spice This Fall

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Don’t get us wrong, we love pumpkin spice just as much as the next girl wearing UGGs and a Brandy Melville crop top, but this Autumn we want to make like the leaves and CHANGE. Pumpkin spice has become the essence of fall, but at FORA we’re always thinking one step ahead. So follow us on this momentous journey as we try and predict the future- the next big flavour of fall.

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