A reckoning is happening in fashion, and brands are struggling to figure out how to make necessary changes and move forward. For too long, the industry has been operating with bias, promoting a certain image that, by and large, left people of color out of the framework. From corporations to media outlets to social media
Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for BillboardHere’s what we know so far. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 5, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Multi-Grammy Award winning artist Alicia Keys will launch her own beauty brand in 2021, according to a new report. Per WWD, the artist has partnered with E.l.f. Beauty to launch the brand which is described
Jacket, $4,800, and top, $3,050, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello. Dangle earrings, $260, Helene Zubeldia. All stud earrings worn throughout, Bruna’s own.The newest L’Oréal International Spokesperson is our September issue cover star. By Natasha Bruno Date August 5, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter With pandemic restrictions in effect as part of the COVID-19-era new normal, FASHION had
Image via instagram.com/feistandflourishJapanese teas, watercolour botanicals and a “houseplant rescue” workshop are on the agenda this August. By Pahull Bains Date August 4, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Last month, Muji hosted a series of virtual workshops offering tutorials from Canadian experts on varied topics like matcha lattes, calligraphy and floral arrangements. Designed in order to help
Design by Kayleen Dicuangco. In honour of the Duchess of Sussex’s 39th birthday. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 4, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter When it comes to style, Meghan Markle has already crafted quite the legacy. In celebration of her 39th birthday, we’re looking back at some of the Duchess of Sussex’s most memorable looks as
Courtesy of Nike / CAMPFIRE LLC “It’s funny because I don’t even think of myself as a role model,” pro tennis star Naomi Osaka tells ELLE.com in an email interview. “I’m 22 and figuring out life and trying to grow.” What’s actually funny is that her true talent is downplaying her accomplishments among them winning
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image courtesy cbc“Being Black in Canada offers a window into the struggles while celebrating the culture and achievements of Black communities.” By Pahull Bains Date August 3, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter CBC has launched an expanded ‘Being Black in Canada’ website featuring the stories and experiences of Black Canadians. Highlighting narratives that matter to Black communities—from
Photograph courtesy of Imaxtree By Maddison Glendinning Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Overnight, Hedi Slimane unveiled his Spring 2021 menswear collection for Celine in a digital format. Called The Dancing Boy, the collection was shot at the Circuit Paul Ricard Formula 1 race track in the South of France and aimed seemingly entirely at
Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty ImagesIt comes in at under $10, too. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter If there’s one thing that makes me particularly happy, it’s getting a peek into celebrity beauty bags. What do they love when they have access to everything? What products do they re-purchase themselves, despite all
The judges have had their say – now it’s your turn. By FASHION Staff Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter FASHION’s virtual runway competition Slay The Runway II, a co-production with Karim Olen Ash and XPOSED and presented in association with Tide and Jean Paul Gaultier, in support of The 519, just finished on IGTV (click
Photography by LMChabot.“We should inspire each other to reach better living standards together, instead of elbowing each other to be at the top of others.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date July 31, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Montreal-based multi-hyphenate Caroline Pham, who launched her accessories brand Ora-C five years ago, looks at the world a little differently.
By FASHION Staff Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Tonight, FASHION held its virtual runway competition Slay The Runway II, a co-production with Karim Olen Ash and XPOSED and presented in association with Tide and Jean Paul Gaultier, in support of The 519. Moderated by Twysted Miyake-Mugler, the judges – Tamar Miyake-Mugler, supermodel and Canada’s Drag
Style Points is a new weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. Several years ago, a stranger came up to Jill Kargman at a party to say, “Oh my God, I’m a fan.” She assumed they were talking about her Bravo series Odd Mom Out, which drew on Kargman’s experiences as an
Image courtesy of TIFFIdris Elba, Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan and Halle Berry are some of the stars with films at this year’s (largely virtual) festival. By Pahull Bains Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter In light of Covid restrictions, the Toronto International Film Festival is going largely virtual this September with a limited schedule of
Photograph courtesy of Fenty SkinT-minus one day until you can get your hands on them. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 28, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Earlier this month, Rihanna announced that she would be dropping her highly anticipated Fenty Skin line on July 31 – and now, the first three products from the brand extension have
Celebrating local culture through an offering of comfy casualwear. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date July 29, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Jonell George didn’t think she’d ever be at the helm of a clothing brand. But in 2017, the writer and mother–who now works on her brand, Lost In, with her daughters–awoke from a dream that motivated
When Latosha Stone first attempted the sport that would later become her lifeblood, it did not go as planned. She was in sixth grade and using a “crappy” Penny board; she fell off the skateboard as soon as she started, hurt her arm, and shelved the hobby. Then, in high school, she took it up
We spoke to its founder, actress Tonya Williams, about the recent launch, why she dislikes the catchall term BIPOC, and her hopes for the industry moving forward. By Pahull Bains Date July 29, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter When it comes to the lack of representation of people of colour in the film and television industry, both
Buying a used designer handbag is a trust fall. You risk it all for the potential of finding your dream investment bag at a discount, while anxieties of authenticity, quality, and value retention lurk in the back of your mind. Am I going to destroy my vintage Birkin bag if I clean it with water?
Photo by GP Images/WireImageAs Alexis might say, “Nom nom for us, David!” By Pahull Bains Date July 28, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Schitt’s Creek is really going out with a bang, with its sixth and final season receiving a whopping 15 Emmy nominations this morning, spanning acting, writing, directing, costumes, hairstyling, makeup and several other categories.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALYSSA LAU AND ERIC YUN. Design by Danielle Campbell. Welcome to My Story, our series dedicated to creatives of colour and their paths to success. By championing these diverse stories and backgrounds, we hope that our understanding of the cultural conversations around beauty and fashion will expand and that respect for our differences
Photography via Instagram/terry_towellingPairs perfectly with a pool. It’s time to upgrade your loungewear to feel more like a summer essential and the terry cloth trend will do just that. As seen on the runways at Peter Pilotto and Marine Serre, the cozy fabric that is one part beach towel is an easy way to make
Photograph courtesy of Neutrogena“I’ve been zeroing in and making my skincare as exact as possible by using only a handful of products that work.” By Natasha Bruno Date July 27, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter ICYMI, actress Lana Condor has a new gig as the face of wallet-friendly skincare brand Neutrogena. Best known for her breakout role