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Leah Morrigan

Men's Image Consultant & Writer

Leah is the first woman in Canada to specialize in men's image. Her background in costume and fashion design enables her to bring out and celebrate her client's authentic selves. She is fortunate to publish her work in the Huffington Post and other online news media to spread the joy of image, colour, wardrobe, and all things masculine.
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Salt: Your Winter Boots' Natural Enemy

Salt, a highly corrosive mineral leaves its mark not only on our footwear, but also damages the natural world, metals, and building materials. In Ontario, where I currently live, winter road salt is used so heavily that the streets are white with it and there is fine white salt powder on everything.
03/17/2015 01:27 EDT
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"Man-Spreading" Is All About Ego

Is this not what man-spreading is? Puffing up to take up more space and display some form of power and superiority? Why else would a man would choose to sit in on public transit in a way that exposes his most vulnerable body parts, open to potential contact with knees and parcels at the sudden jolt of an expected brake. If I were a man, I would protect my fragile spheres, not make them targets.
01/09/2015 05:21 EST
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Ways for Men to Deal With Hair Loss

Male pattern hair loss comes in several forms: thinning hair, a receding hairline, hair loss at the crown of the head, and loss in an "M" shape. Besides genetics, there are many factors that affect hair loss: diet, health, hair care routine, and hair tools.
12/11/2014 01:07 EST
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Keep Your Running Shorts Short

There are several different running styles, and each of them asks for its own equipment and apparel for top performance and comfort. Next to running shoes, the choice in running shorts is paramount because it affects the reach of a runner's stride.
10/01/2014 09:07 EDT
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The "Russian Edison" Changed Our World for the Better

Have you ever heard of Leon Theremin? If you don't know him but you like electronic music or have ever used a toll road transponder, or even if you've noticed the square tag on the side of a peanut butter jar at the grocery store, you have Leon Theremin to thank. The early 20th century Russian-born inventor developed technologies that have and will continue to change our world.
09/26/2014 12:36 EDT
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Pride 2014: Through the Eyes of Tom Ford

With Toronto hosting World Pride this year, I feel that much more inspired to celebrate the powerful gay icons that have shaped our world. This year, the spotlight is on the clothing, detail, luxury, and the daring of Tom Ford.
06/26/2014 05:27 EDT
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My Uncle, the Olympian

If you aren't old enough or you're not from the Canadian prairies, you probably haven't heard of an amazing man who fostered the sport and spirit of wrestling and amateur sport in Canada, a man who competed in three Olympic Games, and a man with a twinkle in his eye and a smile to share, my Great Uncle, James Trifunov.
02/21/2014 08:33 EST
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How Men Can Dress to Impress at Any Job

Dressing appropriately for your job can be painfully obvious, but not everyone gets it. Our appearance should be appropriate to where and who we're with, and it should also reflect the occasion. Why? Because people act in accordance to what they see and hear -- it could cost you performance evaluations, tips, or votes!
11/27/2013 12:23 EST
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Why Much Older Men Make Better Partners

This time last year, at the tender age of 43, I admitted to some friends that I kissed a 60-year-old man. My friends, still in their 40s, had interesting responses. One of them sneered at me, but the other was curious. "What was it like?" he asked. "It was fantastic," I said. I've known a lot of men in my life, but I've seldom been treated so well.
10/11/2013 09:28 EDT
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Would You Pay an Extra 10 Cents to Save Lives in Bangladesh?

People take clothing for granted but producing a simple garment is incredibly complex. Consider what goes into a simple cotton shirt. Cheap clothing is cheap partially because it consists of low-grade material. Bangladeshi garment workers earn 18 cents an hour for work in substandard facilities, working for Western garment companies with eyes trained on profits. What can we do?
05/01/2013 12:25 EDT
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April Showers Give the Environment the Boot

It's April, and no matter where you live in Canada, spring 2013 will be wet, if not flooded. Rubber boots are your practical and stylish answer -- but with environmental reservations. Waterproof footwear will be made either of rubber or PVC, one of the most widely used plastics on the planet -- a toxic substance.
04/12/2013 08:23 EDT
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The Must-Have Spring Accessory For Men

Scarves are the unsung heroes of any man's wardrobe. Knitted, woven, or silky, the scarf is an accessory that will make you instantly stylish. Scarves in the spring may seem confusing to Canadian men, but a lightweight scarf in the spring adds a little warmth and a lot of style in the early days of the season.
03/27/2013 12:09 EDT