The Millennial Rebels and the Anti-Luxury Trend

BY LISA ANTAO As trends within the fashion industry change with every season, the “anti luxury” trend has lasted several years, specifically among the millennial generation. What seemed originally to be a phase has now become one of every luxury designer’s worst nightmares. With the rise of technology and social media, millennials now find and follow trends all by the touch of a screen. The … Continue reading The Millennial Rebels and the Anti-Luxury Trend

The History of the Ugly Christmas Sweater

The holiday’s are fast approaching, and you know what that means, the ugly christmas sweater party invites are probably going to start flooding your Facebook notifications. Ugly christmas sweaters have become a classic holiday tradition, but how did it all begin? Many credit Bill Cosby as the founding father of ugly christmas sweaters (UCS), but we’re not going to talk about him. Instead, we are … Continue reading The History of the Ugly Christmas Sweater

Karl Lagerfeld as a Feminist Activist

MADDY BOOTH Is Karl Lagerfeld a feminist? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever uttered out loud, let alone thought about. But his spring 2015 collection, he gave us the answer: yes. Lagerfeld tapped into feminism’s most recent wave and as, at the end of his spring 2015 show, he staged a protest. Models took the streets – the Boulevard Chanel to be specific – … Continue reading Karl Lagerfeld as a Feminist Activist

Young Fashion Icons

NATHAN OLSZEWICKI In a world saturated with information and the way you should look, it is hard to find genuine fashionable people. Influencers can be sponsored, so they have to endorse a certain brand, rather than actually wearing things they truly enjoy. Here is a list of young people that are not sponsored, but choose their style out of preference. Leo Mandella – a.k.a. Gully … Continue reading Young Fashion Icons

2017: The Year of Embracing your Body Hair?

Body hair, we all have it, so why do some people find it so taboo? According to Western beauty standards, women are pretty much expected to be hairless at all times. Today, I want to feature 3 amazing women who are embracing their natural body hair and working towards ending the stigma.  1. Sophia Hadjipanteli (IG. @sophiahadjipanteli) Frida Kahlo and our first hairy lady have … Continue reading 2017: The Year of Embracing your Body Hair?

Fashion. Not Synonymous With Style.

JONATHAN NG In today’s society, the terms “fashion” and “style” are used interchangeably. Calling another individual fashionable or stylish conveys a near-identical compliment: that they are well-dressed. However, I believe that there is a clear distinction that adherents of sartorial excellence should be aware of. While stylish dressers often make use of fashion to enhance their outfits, the trend-setters in fashion do not always exude … Continue reading Fashion. Not Synonymous With Style.

Christopher Bailey’s Legacy at Burberry

IZZIE GHAFFARI-PARKER After 17 years at Burberry, taking on the roles of design director, creative director, chief creative officer and president, Christopher Bailey announced last month that he would be leaving the label in 2018. As a Brit, I have found it fascinating how Bailey has transformed a declining outerwear brand into one of the greatest fashion powerhouses in the world, invigorating British fashion and … Continue reading Christopher Bailey’s Legacy at Burberry

London Red Scarf Benefit Concert

MIRA WILLIAMSON Canadian music all-stars, The Trews, will be performing in London November 24th. London Music Hall hosts an annual Red Scarf Benefit Concert in November. The concert raises funds for those affected by or at risk for HIV/AIDS. The last week of November leading up to World’s AIDS day (December 1st) is AIDS awareness week. The Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) started The Red Scarf Project to … Continue reading London Red Scarf Benefit Concert