RISK: Mani K. Jassal Designer blends cultures to create something new
Jan26

RISK: Mani K. Jassal Designer blends cultures to create something new

Among the many South Asian designers in the greater Toronto and Hamilton area, one shines out with her ability to blend the splendour of the culture with the modern looks of Toronto: Mani K. Jassal. Situated between a small biryani shop and a skating rink in the heart of a small subdivision in Brampton, Jassal’s showroom stands out with a bright white sign announcing her name. The showroom itself is full of vibrancy and colours...

ALL WORK NO PLAY NO FUN No Fun Press founder Reilly Hodgson shares the inside story of his print and apparel company
Dec01

ALL WORK NO PLAY NO FUN No Fun Press founder Reilly Hodgson shares the inside story of his print and apparel company

While there are a sea of sassy enamel pin, patches, and other “flair” artists selling their designs on Instagram, there are few designers that so overtly capture the independent, tongue-in-cheek attitude like No Fun Press. Toronto-based graphic designer, photographer and artist Reilly Hodgson is the creator of the publishing company. A distaste for hyper-motivational branding, combined with a love for DIY punk and hip-hop...

How to create a unique wardrobe
Mar10

How to create a unique wardrobe

by Don’t overspend at thrift stores Sometimes we can be enthralled by the mediocre because it is surrounded by the totally uninteresting. Something that works is not the same as something that you will wear regularly. Don’t get overly excited, because those “cheap” finds can add up really quickly. My general rule of thumb for thrifting is that I only buy something if I’ll wear it once for every dollar it costs. If I want that...

Bad haircuts are a part of growing up Your sense of self is constantly evolving, the same should apply for your sense of style
Mar10

Bad haircuts are a part of growing up Your sense of self is constantly evolving, the same should apply for your sense of style

by By: Sasha Dhesi How many bad haircuts have you gone through before you settled on the one you currently have? If you’re anything like me, your hairstyle choice reflected something about you as you grew out of adolescence into this awkward post-child/pre-adult purgatory. The way in which we present ourselves can say a lot about who we are, after all. I distinctly remember my first truly awful haircut. It was 2010. I had turned 13 a...

These boots were made for talking Studies show that the shoes you wear are pretty indicative of your personality. Take a look at this list to find your sole mate
Mar03

These boots were made for talking Studies show that the shoes you wear are pretty indicative of your personality. Take a look at this list to find your sole mate

by By: Mitali Chaudhary and Christina Ugge Athletic sneakers vs. canvas shoes Are athletic sneakers your thing? If so, comfort for you is obviously key. You care more about keeping your feet snug, as you choose to not jam them into a pair of strappy, pointy little heels. You might be sporty, laid back and you definitely don’t mind a little bit of travelling and exploring. Unlike your other friends, you don’t have to worry about...

Four outfits for four kinds of dates Lifestyle breaks down how to rock a trendy and hot outfit for any kind of Valentine’s Day date you have planned
Feb11

Four outfits for four kinds of dates Lifestyle breaks down how to rock a trendy and hot outfit for any kind of Valentine’s Day date you have planned

by   The bar you’ve never heard of date So you’re going out with a cool cat, eh? But you’re feeling a little scared that they’re going to find out that you have a tendency to talk to your cats for too long and you have an active relationship with the cast of New Girl? Well, first, tell them all of that because you sound like a dream. Second, dare to show them that cat lovers and New Girl diehards are cool too. What screams “I...