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Allegra Shaw remembers a time, three or four years ago, when packages from brands—clothes and beauty products sent in the hope that Shaw, a YouTuber with nearly a million followers, would dedicate a video to them—came equipped with confetti explosions and television screens. “When you get a TV in a package, how do you dispose
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The world of beauty myths and misconceptions is vast and wide (we’ve busted a few of the most popular ones in the past), but perhaps no beauty product has more confusion surrounding it than sunscreen. From knowing when to apply it, the best kinds to reach for, how much to use and which ingredients to
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We’re navigating new and unpredictable times—arguably stranger than fiction. But, perhaps for that reason, there’s no better moment to dive into a world other than our own, whether that world is conjured by a novel, memoir, non-fiction book, or a hybrid. We need the insight, the connection, the solace of the written word. Maybe you’re
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It all started because DeRay Mckesson was cold. In 2014, when the school administrator–turned–activist set out to drive from his home in Minneapolis to Ferguson, Missouri, to protest the police shooting of Michael Brown, he threw on a blue vest he’d bought five years earlier on a trip to New York City. Soon, images of
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For far too many years, it’s felt like Canadians were lagging woefully behind our American counterparts when it came to online shopping. Finally we seem to have caught up with an increasing number of stores launching easy breezy online shops that offer a great way to avoid unnecessary duties and support our country’s fashion industry,
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Last year, the Swedish Fashion Council made an unprecedented move while planning the annual Stockholm Fashion Week: They canceled the event entirely, citing concerns about its environmental impact. Not everyone in fashion is taking such drastic measures, of course, but it spoke to the urgent need for action on the issue, one that designers and
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Because let’s be honest, washing our hair every day during quarantine just isn’t going to happen Real talk: A lot of us are struggling to find motivation to do even the simplest of tasks right now. In the middle of catching up on news about the COVID-19 global pandemic, responding to emails and making sure
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Mike MarslandGetty Images Tom Holland and his family friend Olivia Bolton were first romantically linked last July, when photos of the two on a date in London’s Hyde Park were released on the internet. Now, the two have reportedly called it quits, per The Daily Mail. The Spider-Man: Homecoming star and Bolton are said to
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This morning, a representative from the brand confirmed that acclaimed shoe designer Sergio Rossi passed away Thursday, April 2nd in Cesena, Italy. The designer, who began designing shoes in 1950s after learning the trade from his father, launched his namesake label in 1968. Italy is renowned the world over for their exceptional accessories craftsmanship, and
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Your makeup brushes, just like your bras, could probably benefit from a good wash. Actually, they could benefit from frequent good washes. Clean makeup brushes are essential to making sure your makeup goes on properly and doesn’t cause breakouts, but how to do it without ruining those soft, lovely bristles (and dying of boredom)? We
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Courtesy of Box Hill Films Nearly every industry is being impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, including entertainment, which has halted production on virtually all projects and delayed the releases of high-profile movies such as Mulan and Black Widow. As movie theaters across the country close due to COVID-19 safety concerns, studios including Universal, Warner
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Sunset BoulevardGetty Images . Consider, if you will, the vastly different isolations of Franklin J. Hart (Dabney Coleman), 9 to 5‘s sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot, and Katherine Parker (Sigourney Weaver), Working Girl‘s villainous boss (who does not get a string of rhyming descriptors, alas). Both steal the work of their respective underlings—Lily Tomlin’s Violet
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Toronto-based writer and jewellery designer Anna Stainsby dressed for success for one week—here’s what she discovered about herself and her style It’s a truth universally acknowledged that working from home is a recipe for sartorial sloth. I wish I could say otherwise. I could pretend that the glamour of my current status as a writer/jewellery
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While the coronavirus has upended the entire world, the fashion industry is feeling the affects hard. Over the past few weeks, the novel coronavirus outbreak has caused brands to shut down stores indefinitely, including Nike, Reformation, Everlane, Net-a-porter, and more, and post-poned the annual star-studded Met Gala event, which usually takes place in May. But
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Everyone is taking a hit, but small independents are feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic the most When Toronto-based designer Steven Lejambe received the news that he’d been nominated for the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Fashion at the 2020 Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFAs), he was elated. The nomination represented a
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