Song Shuffle

MIRA WILLIAMSON A personal music library is often just that—personal. It’s hard to find someone who’s comfortable putting their phone on shuffle without a playlist. Everyone has at least one, or two, or twenty songs that they’re embarrassed to love and that they hide from the rest of the world (mine is “Cowboy’s Sweetheart,” because, you know, yodelling’s not for everyone). So, of course, I … Continue reading Song Shuffle

Let’s Talk About Valentino

BRITTANY CHANG-KIT My grade 6 class speech consisted of some very nervous mumbling, continual verbal stumbles and shaky hands. But, although I was (arguably) not the best speech-giver out there, I understood my topic as best as an 11 year old could have. I strayed away from the typical speech topics (e.g. cellphone use, bullying… etc.) and chose to ramble on a subject entirely novel. … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Valentino

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 https://teddyfresh.com/ 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