fashion

Lark and Sparrow celebrates fifth year of whimsical elegance

Lark & Sparrow boutique owner Willow Hillard describes the Cook St. Village womenswear boutique as “a folky, magical, white, soft place—like a luxurious forest.”

Fashion should be taught in university

Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue, once said that fashion can make people very nervous. It’s an industry that people don’t grasp easily, and as a result, it’s mocked and…

East coast hunting: a New York City shopping guide

Rusty fire escapes and packed streets merely glaze the richness of life in Manhattan. The city glows in the night with two-dimensional entities streaming across bulbed billboards, sneaking their way…

Here comes the sun

Activewear for ex-vampires

Will you be changing your wardrobe for spring/summer? If so, how?

  “I wear a lot of dresses already—so I’m basically just getting rid of the tights, which is perfect. I wear dresses and skirts year-long.” Amanda Maclean Humanities Second year…
graphic of women mending clothes for environment

Green isn’t just a colour

Were you ever one of those kids who thought having a green thumb literally meant having a green-coloured thumb? I (adorably) was, but I learned later that being green is…

Pacific Coast Pretty: Be a violet vixen this Valentine’s Day

Don’t be caught with run-of-the-mill red lipstick if Cupid’s arrows fly your way this Valentine’s Day. While everyone else is turning to traditional hues like baby pink, cherry red, and…

Katwalk: On Pointe

Often I find myself obsessed specifically with the curves of the body—shoulder blades, collarbones, or arches of the foot. Despite relinquishing the ambition of becoming a prima ballerina assoluta many…

Pacific Coast Pretty: Migration, a transitory boutique with permanent appeal

In a city full of trendy boutiques and niche shops, it can be tricky to find a company that offers a truly original approach to fashion and home décor shopping.…

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