How to buy a new outfit for $0

ROVEENA CHAND JASSAL It is very possible to still be fashionable while on a budget. In my recent attempt to save as much money as possible, I have discovered this great tip to make it seem like I have been buying completely new outfits. The secret is to use old clothes, especially t-shirts or pants you haven’t worn in a while, creating a whole new … Continue reading How to buy a new outfit for $0

Gucci Takes on Fluidity

MATTHEW NADARAJAH After all the latest controversy brought on by the black-face balaclava the luxury clothing brand Gucci is surrounded by a cloud of doubt and scrutiny. The brand had kicked off black history month in probably the worst place imaginable, and unfortunately their oversight led to the overlooking of an actually progressive move by the powerhouse clothing company. At the end of the January, … Continue reading Gucci Takes on Fluidity

Spice up your outfits: try print on print

ROVEENA CHAND JASSAL Mixing prints can be a bit tricky, but it’s definitely worth it if you know how to pull it off. There aren’t many rules when it comes to combining different designs together, other than making sure the final ensemble is visually appealing. Sometimes, the colors and textures also play a role in how well different patterns go together. It is interesting to … Continue reading Spice up your outfits: try print on print

Fur and Leather: Two Sides of the Same Coin

WINNY WANG Fur is seen as perhaps the most unethical, horrific thing to wear in this day and age. Despite fur coats once being THE status symbol for wealth and luxury, wearing a fur coat – or hat, or gloves – will perhaps guarantee some rude stares from passersby on the street. Although a definite fashion statement, you may be attracting the wrong kind of … Continue reading Fur and Leather: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Sabyasachi: A Lesson on Fashion Philosophy

ZAHRA FATINA “Clothes should just be an extension of one’s intellect” Those of us in the Western realm may have only received news of the Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherji through the explosive images from the marriage of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. And thus, many may be unaware of the high status and skill level of the designer, who is very much on the … Continue reading Sabyasachi: A Lesson on Fashion Philosophy

Believer and Non-Believer Discuss Astrology

SAHIL ASTHANA, WU XIAO S: NON-BELIEVER There are way more reasons not to believe in astrology than to believe in it. I think most people’s first exposure to astrology is through their local newspaper horoscope section, which is so purposefully vague it would be hard not to relate to any of the signs. I’ve always viewed it like a fortune cookie, just imprecise advice that … Continue reading Believer and Non-Believer Discuss Astrology

The Glow-Down on Glossier: From Blog to Beauty Brand

OLIVIA GIGONE “When I started Into The Gloss, I wanted to make beauty as much of an element of personal style as fashion. As I interviewed hundreds of women, I became more and more aware of how flawed the traditional beauty paradigm is. It has historically been an industry based on experts telling you, the customer, what you should or shouldn’t be using on your … Continue reading The Glow-Down on Glossier: From Blog to Beauty Brand

You Should Be Watching: Netflix Docs

BY: KHARISSA EDWARDS The moment I received a notification that Netflix had released the trailer for FYRE: The Greatest Party to Never Happen, my heart began to flutter. Upon the film’s release on January 18th , 2019, the event’s organizers Billy McFarland and Ja Rule were met with another round of backlash on social media. A GoFundMe account was set up to aid an unpaid Bahamian … Continue reading You Should Be Watching: Netflix Docs

Gucci’s Blackface: An Honest Mistake or Outrage Marketing?

BY: KHARISSA EDWARDS Another day, another controversy. This time, it’s Gucci with a balaclava knit top that resembles blackface. The timing of the sweater’s release couldn’t be more ironic as it’s Black History Month. While millions of Black people celebrate the positive accomplishments of People of Colour, Gucci reminded us of a dark history many of our ancestors were subjected to. Blackface is the practice … Continue reading Gucci’s Blackface: An Honest Mistake or Outrage Marketing?

The Six Types of Instagram Influencers You Probably Already Follow

SAHIL ASTHANA, WU XIAO Let’s be real. These days, everything on social media follows a pattern or algorithm. Instagram has taken this very literally: every other account looks like a carbon copy of the last. After thorough research and intense critical thinking, we have compiled a list of the six archetypal influencers you probably already follow on Instagram. 1. THE VINE REFUGEE We’ve all been there. … Continue reading The Six Types of Instagram Influencers You Probably Already Follow