ELISE NEZIR *SPOILERS FROM CALL ME BY YOUR NAME & PARASITE* Since Award Season is upon us, it is time to address the latest Hollywood star predicted to sweep upcoming Award shows; the beautiful and voluptuous peach. The peach made a stunning appearance in Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite, but this was not this was not its first time appearing in a critically acclaimed feature. In 2017, … Continue reading Introducing Hollywood's Latest Star: The Peach
SOPHIA WRIGHT The Victoria Secret Show, sizeist, racist, and hopefully gone forever. This show has dictated the ideals of the woman body. Clearly after watching the 2018 Victoria Secret Runway, I realized that I need to be white, and extremely thin if I want to look good in underwear– a garment seen by few people. The reason for the fall of the show this year … Continue reading Fenty is the New Victoria's Secret
TOFA OLOKETUYI “Getting there first is not what it’s all about. What matters always is execution. Always…” said Chris Cox, Facebook’s Head of Product. One of the best examples of this phenomenon is Netflix – the most popular movie/tv streaming website. Although Netflix was the first of it’s kind, in recent years their competitors have become superior in producing top-grade content (Seriously, who approved of Riverdale … Continue reading Why ‘Big Little Lies’ is the Perfect Show
JADE ROZAL From high fashion to hype-wear to vintage, it seems like there’s an aspect of utility/utilitarian/military style in almost every single collection on the marketplace. Whether its a jumpsuit, a vest with a million pockets or a pair of overalls, it’s clear that in the past few months the utility trend has made quite a name for itself and connoisseurs of fashion and functionality … Continue reading The Utility Trend: Its Origins, Success and Growing Influence
WINNY WANG The word “feminism”, as according to Britannica online, is the belief in the social, economic, and political equality of the sexes. First-wave feminism occurred between the 19th and 20th centuries, and focused on the legal rights of women; notably, with the fight for women’s right to vote. Second-wave feminism lasted two decades from its start in the 1960s; it concentrated on issues such … Continue reading Are Feminist Shirts Really Feminist?
VICTORIA KHUONG We all laugh when we seem them. We are all amused at the boldness of their style as they hang on the racks. Yes. The ugly Christmas sweater. But looking at some of the most bizarre sweaters that exist in retail stores today, like Velcro tic tac toe games, imitate string lights, and Saint Old Nicholas’ protruding belly, it makes one wonder about … Continue reading The Ugly Christmas Sweater: A Gift for the Naughty or Nice?
JULIA GILLE How has fashion moved from stiff, uncomfortable clothing to stretchy wear-everywhere attire? Long ago, with the evolution of more ‘free time’ or ‘leisure time’, there was a shift from wearing clothes that prevented ease of movement, to clothes that promoted physical activity. Wearing shorts, polo shirts, and yoga pants transitioned from being practical, to an actual status symbol – worn not exclusively by … Continue reading The Never Ending Debate: Athleisure and its Spot in the Fashion Industry
ELISE NEZIR With the holiday season right around the corner, the average student’s favourite pastime gets a festive twist- tis the season to binge watch Holiday movies instead of studying for finals! Every year, people look forward to rewatching the same movies and without a doubt, they continue to enjoy them every time. What is it about these films makes them apart of the quintessential … Continue reading What Makes the Perfect Holiday Movie?
ROVEENA CHAND JASSAL Along with the colder months comes snow, hot chocolate, fuzzy socks, and of course, Christmas. However, being busy with exams and jobs, picking stylish outfits that incorporate the holiday season usually isn’t a priority. It doesn’t have to be that difficult to add a little bit of Christmas cheer, while still staying warm in the cold. OUTER WEAR: Even if you don’t … Continue reading Holiday-ice Your Outfits
SOPHIA WRIGHT Resolutions are staple to every New Year, whether it is held or not. But this year, it has become increasingly important to think about how we can be more sustainable in our day to day lives. By taking small steps in our global footprint, we can hope to see a better future for ourselves. The clothing industry is one of the largest waste … Continue reading How to be Sustainable this 2020