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Living in America by A Canadian

Since moving to the United States, I have been more grateful than ever for my Canadian nationality. I consistently go out of my way to tell people that I am Canadian, as the response is always one of joy and often accompanied with an “I LOVE Canadians” claim and the odd “eh” joke. Read more

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PEOPLE

A String of Rare Pearls

The illustrious Coco Chanel once said, “A woman needs strings and strings of pearls”… What if she’s a young woman battling cancer? What does she need then? Some would say she needs just one pearl—Pink Pearl. Read more

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Treat the Women in Your Life on IWD

You have amazing women in your life, let’s celebrate all of them on International Women’s Day! It’s a chance to remind your co-workers, besties, mom, and even grandma how much you love and appreciate them by treating them to something special and spending precious time together.

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Pink Shirt Day: Stand Up To Bullying in Style

On February 22nd, Canadians from coast to coast will wear pink to show their support against bullying. The annual Pink Shirt Day event was launched after two Nova Scotian teens decided to wear pink in support of a fellow student who had been bullied for wearing pink. They rallied their high school to wear pink as well, and before long the message had spread right across Canada, with everyone from children to adults wearing pink to send a powerful message against bullying. Read more

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What Being a Woman Means to Me

I have spent so much of my life idolizing famous women in popular culture. Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Michelle Obama, Bianca Jagger, Beyoncé, the list goes on and on. I rave of their outstanding vocals in live award shows, their grace in addressing the nation, or their bravery to take-on a challenging film role. I worship their fashion sense and covet their wardrobes. I speak to their careers and accomplishments yet have no aspirations to follow in a close-to similar path. Read more

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PEOPLE

Style Influencer Spotlight: Natalie Langston

Canadian television personality and It Girl Natalie Langston wears many (fashionable) hats. From emcee, reporter and producer to lifestyle expert on Global BC and JRFM, Natalie is a woman constantly on the go. She is a Volunteer and Spokesperson for Dress for Success Vancouver, member of Ladies Who Lunch Global Network for female entrepreneurs and Style Ambassador for the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. You can usually find her out and about in Vancouver, or Toronto, covering the hottest events in town, all while looking confident and oh-so-chic in her local beauty and fashion favourites. Read more

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ART, BOOKS & MUSIC

Faux Fauvism with Josh Byer

The radical style of Fauvism appeared in art history briefly, yet significantly steered art practice towards more abstract art expressions like cubism. Previous leaders of the movement such as Matisse and Rouault ensured that fauvism was radically emotional – and never boring. While the historic style may not be everyone’s taste, modern artist Josh Byer is bringing the values of fauvism to his work… and people really like it. Read more

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Questions with Q

Giulia Menechella, of @queenofroulette, sat down with Canadian singer/ rapper Q-Benjamin to discuss her music, accolades, what’s to come, and of course: style. Her unapologetic lyrics, award-winning voice, and striking beauty are the perfect recipe for stardom and to top it all off—she’s one of the sweetest girls I’ve ever met.    Read more

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