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Laneige’s Revolutionary New Product Lets You Tone and Moisturize Your Skin in One Simple Step

There is a lot of pressure placed upon modern women. In our pursuit of a perfect life, we’re tasked with climbing the career ladder, maintaining healthy relationships, sharing photos with followers from around the globe and when we’re ready, raising a family. Then, on top of these hallmarks of success, we’re expected to make time …

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How Workwear Jackets Became a Symbol of the Petite Bourgeoisie

Before I start a shift at my retail job, I have to put on a company-issued navy-blue “shacket.” Like the portmanteau suggests, my uniform is a combination of a “shirt” and a “jacket.” But despite the linguistic front, it isn’t a new garment; it’s a rebranded version of the French workman jacket (the same sheath …

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The Rumours are True: Meghan Markle Guest Edited the September Issue of British Vogue

Climate change, LGBTQ+ rights and mental health issues is what’s up next for the September issue of British Vogue — but the twist? The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is starring as the co-editor to the prestigious magazine. The magazine’s theme, Forces of Change, shines a light on 15 strong women who want a positive change in …

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Helen Mirren on the Advantages of Getting Older and Why She’s Against the Term “Anti-Aging”

When Dame Helen Mirren greets me at the door of her hotel suite, my immediate reaction is to curtsy. Not just because she has played the Queen and is the female equivalent of a knight but because the woman is so well respected that, quite frankly, she deserves it. But rather than tut-tutting and nodding, …

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Meet the Woman Advocating for Diversity and Inclusivity in the Canadian Fashion Industry

Diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality: three words that have begun to redefine the fashion industry in countless ways. This year, Gucci, Burberry, and Prada were called out for making racist missteps that could have easily been avoided if they had a diverse staff.  Though the conversation on diversity is growing louder, it hasn’t yet transformed the …

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Is Kanye West Expanding His Fashion Empire?

By all accounts, Kanye West’s Sunday services are joyous affairs. Based on leaked footage from the invite-only, celebrity-studded events – reportedly Orlando Bloom, Courtney Love and David Letterman have all attended – an identically-dressed gospel choir performs masterful renditions of Christian standards while accompanied by a live band. The choir is reportedly flown into whichever …

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Costumes Designed by Coco Chanel Are Hitting the Screen at TIFF This Summer

When one thinks of Coco Chanel, the first thing that comes to mind is likely a string of pearls, or a “little black dress.” But in addition to being one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20thcentury, she was also an accomplished costume designer. Chanel designed loose-fitting costumes for the Ballet Russes and …

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2019’s Unlikeliest Style Icons: Bratz Dolls

In the early 2000s, no toy was more polarizing or controversial than the Bratz doll. Billed as the ‘anti-Barbie’ when they first hit the market, the dolls’ ballooned heads, dramatic eye makeup and suggestive clothing inspired the ire of both parents and feminists alike. Critics suggested that the ill-proportioned dolls could affect young girls’ developing …