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Book Review: Chloë Sevigny by Chloë Sevigny

You may recognise her as Jennie in the indie film Kids. Since her breakout role, Chloë Sevigny has moved on from being It Girl of the 90s to play fashion muse and designer for a whole generation. Oh, and she's written a book. Bound in pink gingham fabric, the 224-page tome published by Rizzoli— including…

Moroccan Fashion designer Sofia El Arabi Talks About her Label “Bakchic”

Very few can connect the past with the present. However, Sofia El Arabi—Moroccan fashion designer, blogger, and founder of Bakchic—has found a way to flawlessly merge the old culture of Casablanca, her hometown, with Western trends. With such a unique collection, one starts to wonder who’s behind such beauty. We got a chance to ask Sofia for some insight into her life and the inspiration which surrounds her every day.

Bikini Day: Jacques Heim and Louis Réard

Bikini Day on July 5th celebrates the iconic swimsuit that women have been wearing since its reveal on this day in 1946. Making its debut on the beaches of southern France, the history of the bikini is wrought with contention. It is not entirely clear who the original inventor of the itty-bitty swimsuit was, with…

Gary Baseman X Coach — An Adorably Quirky Collection

Gary Baseman may not be a household name, but chances are, you've seen his work, maybe even in your house. From his Emmy-winning cartoon Teacher's Pet, to the weird and wonderful illustrations on the Cranium board game, Baseman makes contemporary art accessible, rather than incomprehensible. His latest project involves collaborating with Coach for their Spring/Summer…

Meet African Dandy “Loux the Vintage Guru”

Namibian designer, stylist, tailor, and self-proclaimed hipster, Lourens Gebhardt, who goes by Loux The Vintage Guru, is a dapper man about town. Loux lives for the vintage way of life as well as promoting African fashion throughout Namibia, the rest of Africa and the world. Working alone and sometimes with the Khumbula Fashion Collective in…

Valentino Pre-Fall 2015—Celestial Romanticism with a 70s Spirit

Are you ready for a resurgence of celestial Victorian Romanticism with a 70s spirit? Valentino’s pre-fall 2015 collection depicts a landscape of mystical sunsets and galaxies making its audience beg for more. The starlet looking to shine will find otherworldly navy blue dresses, skirts, coats and boots, all embroidered with stars, constellations and planets, leaving a cosmic, romantic and utterly feminine feel.

Fashion: Interview with Lina Hu from Arc Jewellery

Jewellery can be anything from the final piece that pulls an outfit together, or the very inspiration for what to wear. Arc Jewellery, a Montreal-based brand started by Lina Hu, does all that with modest simplicity. Inspired by architectural and geometric elements, Hu's designs are clean and refreshing. Hu took a break to talk to us about her love for metalsmithing, her fascination for geometry, and spending the summer in Montreal.