October 15, 2013

EYE CANDY: Amazing Fashion Illustrations

Is it a requirement to be amazing at drawing in order to be successful in the fashion world? Well, according to this list I’ve compiled, you do. Sketching people and outfits has been a big part of fashion for a long time, which makes sense because fashion is v arty and arty people can usually draw real well. So here’s some people in the fashion biz who make me feel like I’ll never amount to anything because I can only draw a Nike swoosh on my homework. read more…

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February 13, 2013

10 Fashion Movies You Can Watch On (Canadian) Netflix

Reading week is just around the corner (or now, depending on how lucky you are) and not all of us have the luxury of parking our bum in a beach lounger for the week. Luckily, most of us will have the luxury of parking our bum on the couch, which can be almost just as good. So while you’re all cozied up, get off Facebook, close your Vogue and get your fashion fix elsewhere. Here are 10 fashion flicks for you to chill out to this reading week & because we love you, we’ve also double checked that they’re all available on Netflix Canada. Yes, NETFLIX CANADA – slim pickings, people. You’re welcome. read more…

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November 2, 2012

Your Comprehensive Guide To Pronouncing Designer Names

If fashion wasn’t already one of the most intricate areas of art (a tall, but deserved, order), it’s been further complicated throughout history by its phonetics. Design words – from ombré to décolletage, haute to ruching – and the emergence of new, exotic designer names – have been mangled by even Vogue’s most faithful follower. We’ve all had one of those read-it-but-never-once-said-it words touch our tongue leaving us bruised and broken, and vowing to silence rather than relive the horror of pronouncing Prabal Gurung (prub-le ger-rung) in public ever again. Crack open your schoolbook kids, because it’s time to brush up on the ABC’s of fashion designer diction. read more…

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July 25, 2012


The turquoise ring that swooped the nation. A tad dramatic? I just can’t help it. The YSL Arty ring has been around for a couple of years now & every time I think I’m over it, I see it somewhere & instantly fall in love again. My ring collection ranges from the poor student F21 special to heirlooms passed down. I just cannot justify spending $300 (of my own money) on a ring, that I will only wear when I feel it matches my outfit. But I think the YSL Arty is my exception. I decided to replicate the turquoise glass stone in a super easy nail art tutorial that can be done by any beginner nail DIY-er. read more…

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June 26, 2012

Carpe Denim: The Evolution of the Denim Jacket

Denim has been around since the 1800’s, and has had the staying power of white on rice. Originally created for the workplace (rugged, durable, body safe) denim has earned itself an undeniably iconic status. The stuff of motorcycle riders and heavy metal concerts has been adapted by fashion’s cool kids, since the 1960s. Denim experts suggest never washing your denim to get its true ‘story’ on it, with its fades and wears and tears. Here’s our story on denim through the decades. read more…

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June 26, 2012

Epic (And Ridiculous) Fashion Fights

Fashion and cat fights have gone together since, well, always. When tempers run high, people get angry, and ~fashionstas~ get even. We’ve compiled a list of ten fashion face-offs. Enjoy! read more…

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April 17, 2012

LoOnEy FoR rOoNeY

With the hype of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo behind us, we can finally focus on what we actually liked… like Rooney Mara. Technically, she was contractually obligated to don cut outs and all black, but that’s no reason for us to not enjoy it! This movie contract grew her some styyyyle in a hurry.  Click for our fave ~glammed~ and paired down looks from miss Mara and how to get them yourself. read more…

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March 27, 2012

RaInBoWbRiTe ~

A bag for every color of the RaInBoW at a SpEcTrUm of prices. Spring is in the air, so why not brighten up your outfits with a colourful bag? Here are TwEnTy FoUr for you to enjoy. read more…

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March 26, 2012

Darcel Disappoints: Not So Disappointing.

Darcel Disappoints collaborated with Colette a few weeks back to bring us fashion icons in the form of Darcel cartoons in an art exhibit at the Colette store in Paris. And if you place them side-by-side with the real people (which we’ve taken the liberty of doing for you) you’ll find these cute caricatures are actually spot on. #cutetimes read more…

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February 24, 2012

TRENDING: Sleek Chrome and Modern Metallics

We’ve seen the neon, we’ve seen the pastels, and we’ve seen the chrome. The past year has been an explosion of trends, and you’re bound to fall for at least one. Here’s an array of metallic accessories to add to your wardrobe. Also, they double as mirrors. So, there’s that. read more…

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