Fashion’s Major Pledge to the Environment

LISA ANTAO In early January 2018, over 64 of the most global brands in fashion made a pledge with the Global Fashion Agenda to become more environmentally sustainable companies by the year 2020. With huge brands such as H&M, Zara and ASOS leading the way of major retailers, this is a huge step of improvement towards becoming more green while remaining fashion forward. By May … Continue reading Fashion’s Major Pledge to the Environment

Dressing for the Interview

Interviews can be incredibly stressful. The nerve-wracking tension of waiting, cryptic hypothetical questions, and intimidating potential employers can rattle any otherwise stoic job-seeker. But, one component of the interview process needn’t be stressful: your attire. You’ll have enough to worry about before, during, and after the process, so I hope this article will help remedy that. Hopefully, after reading this article about simple rules and … Continue reading Dressing for the Interview

The Social Media Stars Breaking Gender Norms

IZZIE GHAFFARI-PARKER Taking a look at some of the social media influencers who defy gender stereotypes daily through fashion and beauty… Patrick Starrr With 3.4 million YouTube subscribers, Patrick Starrr is perhaps the most famous male beauty guru on the internet. Starrr says that his interest in makeup was sparked whilst playing around with Photoshop in high school, adding lipstick and mascara to photos. He … Continue reading The Social Media Stars Breaking Gender Norms

The Best YouTuber Merch

Teddy Fresh The beloved duo behind H3H3 Productions on YouTube has recently released a brand inspired by children’s wear and high fashion designs. Teddy Fresh uses bright colours and cute imagery to create a unique look that rivals high fashion brands that dare to experiment with childlike designs. Go to to purchase some Teddy Fresh and support Ethan and Hila, one of the most entertaining YouTubers … Continue reading The Best YouTuber Merch

Hollywood takes on the role of ‘Activist’ at the Oscars

KHARISSA EDWARDS At the 2018 Golden Globes, celebrities took a stand against the mistreatment of women by wearing all black. At the 2018 Grammy Awards, stars wore or carried white roses in solidarity with the ‘Time’s Up’ movement. Once again, Hollywood’s elite used their fame to champion an important issues in society. While a large emphasis was placed on the lack of female nominees, the … Continue reading Hollywood takes on the role of ‘Activist’ at the Oscars

The Bachelor Season 22 Fashion Highlights

ALISSE KELERTAS It’s Bachelor season ladies and gents! This means every Tuesday evening (I don’t have cable and can’t watch it live on Monday’s when it airs), I curl up on the couch with my roommate, indulge in a glass of wine (or two) and watch The Bachelor. I personally wouldn’t categorize myself as a romantic and I hate cheesy, mushy, gushy love talk, but … Continue reading The Bachelor Season 22 Fashion Highlights

What It Really Means to be An “Influencer”

BY LISA ANTAO With social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and many more, all it takes is one click to become “famous” enough to change your career title to “Influencer”. Most recently, over the last few years, these social apps, especially Instagram, have been used by all photo enthusiasts as a portal to share their daily lives and personal interests such as beauty, … Continue reading What It Really Means to be An “Influencer”

Ellipsis Tattoos

MIRA WILLIAMSON You might have been noticing three minimalistic dots appearing on social media. They may have been grazing someone’s finger, wrist, ankle, or ribs. Tiny tattoos have become very popular recently. The cute and simple designs are artsy and look good. The three-dot trend (…) represents the punctuation symbol known as an ellipsis.   Grammatically, the ellipsis typically marks an omission, in a sentence … Continue reading Ellipsis Tattoos

Social Media & The Case for Inclusive Makeup

KHARISSA EDWARDS As a dark skinned black female, shopping for makeup, specifically foundation, is always somewhat distressing. Before Fenty Beauty launched, walking into Sephora to see shades upon shades that were nowhere near my skin tone was frustrating. Many cosmetic companies continue to exclude women of colour from their shade range thus it didn’t surprise me when Tarte Cosmetics came under fire for their Shape … Continue reading Social Media & The Case for Inclusive Makeup

Livia Firth: One of the most vocal and proactive leaders in sustainable fashion

BRITTANY CHANG-KIT Sustainable fashion has long been a topic of discussion in the world of fashion, with its fair share of recognition in the public eye as well as the occasional condemnation of animal fur brands. However, the topic of sustainable fashion has become a passive topic over the years; while there are small improvements, it has not become so mainstream as to completely change … Continue reading Livia Firth: One of the most vocal and proactive leaders in sustainable fashion