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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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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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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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SPOTLIGHT FEATURE: Stout&Co

We chatted with Shafat, Canadian entrepreneur who founded Stout&Co. We were impressed by how he was able to grow his family business supporting both his home country of Bangladesh and his new home country of Canada. Stout&Co is exactly the kind of company you want to support; they are made ethically, stylish and give back. Read more about our conversation with Shafat below.

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STYLE.CA GIFTING GUIDE 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For us here at STYLE.CA it is important that we support our Canadian small businesses and designers and so this year’s Gift Guide focuses on just that.  With everything from mens dress shirts to ethically made women’s under-apparel we will help you find something for everyone on your list. Happy Gifting! Read more

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

World-renowned artists and masterpieces from around the world, if you’re an art buff, Art Basel was designed for you. Art Basel is a Modern and Contemporary art fair that showcases works from over 500 of the world’s leading galleries in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. The Miami Beach show will be held on December 1st to 4th and will showcase 269 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. We’ll be Instagramming and Snapping live from Miami Beach. Read more

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Chihuly at The ROM

Looking up, I saw a kaleidoscope of colours and shapes – evoking feelings of a serene, yet occult energy. Throughout the entirety of the Chihuly exhibit, I felt overwhelmed with this deep intensity that could only be aroused by such powerful art.
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Hermès: A Work Pop-Up In Vancouver

To the delight of Vancouver fashionistas, Hermès popped up at Jack Poole Plaza last week to offer a unique insider look at the inner workings of the luxury fashion house – for free! The temporary “Hermès at Work” building housed several stations featuring Hermès craftspeople, highlighting their craft, from handbags and jewellery, to scarves and watches. The pop-up showed the intimacy of the Hermès workshops, and demonstrated to curious on-lookers the incredible amount of time, talent, emotion and skill necessary to create each and every Hermès piece.

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