Leah Morrigan
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.

Entries by Leah Morrigan

Copper Is Worth Its Weight In Gold

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2017 | 12:00 PM

Copper has been in use by humans for about 10,000 years and without this incredible metal, society could not possibly be what it is today. With a vast amount of uses, copper is antimicrobial, corrosion-resistant, and a superior heat and electricity conductor that has revolutionized technology and our modern way...

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The Growth Of The Online Mattress Industry

(1) Comments | Posted March 16, 2017 | 4:27 PM

The North American sleep industry is being turned on its head. Traditional brick-and-mortar coil mattress bed stores now compete with a growing online mattress trend driven by sleepers who research their buying decisions and make purchases based on social media and online reviews, and not by awkward 15-second lie-downs on...

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It's Finally Men's Turn To Embrace So-Called 'Feminine' Fabrics

(6) Comments | Posted December 8, 2016 | 10:49 AM

Every piece of clothing begins as a natural fibre or synthetic filament. Each of these are spun into thread and then woven into fabric. Fabric is not living and it has no gender, but what I find curious is that a piece of fabric which starts as a cotton boll,...

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Sometimes It Takes A Friend For Men To Break Through Stigma

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2016 | 5:36 PM

In both the U.S. and Canada, one in five people experience a mental health or addiction problem in any given year. According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), people who live with mental illness are twice as likely to have substance abuse issues.

The social...

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The Revitalizing Power Of Having Sunlight In Your Life

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2016 | 4:21 PM

In the spring and summer, people are happier and spend more time outside, not only for the warm weather, but I believe, for the light. For me, there is nothing more energizing and uplifting than sunlight.

When bright light enters our eyes, serotonin production is increased, and this makes us...

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Live Confidently With This Solution To Excessive Sweating

(3) Comments | Posted July 5, 2016 | 11:05 AM

For most of us, our bodies sweat to cool down and maintain a constant temperature, but for those affected by hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, the condition can be a detriment to self-esteem, create social isolation and keep sufferers in a prison of dark, baggy clothes to hide the perspiration.


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Stellar Results With Soft Skills

(1) Comments | Posted June 14, 2016 | 6:57 PM

Imagine what it would be like to feel confident and knowledgeable about the work you do because your boss keeps you well-informed about your job and the goings-on at your company. Imagine working for a boss who is so wonderfully open and supportive that it is a pleasure to go...

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How We Can Cure Noise Pollution

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 3:37 PM

Our five senses, sight, touch, taste, smell, and hearing are amazing; they help us navigate through the world and allow us to enjoy and savour life - without them, we wouldn't have made it this far. When one of our senses is damaged, other senses grow stronger to compensate, but...

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This Spice Of Life Offers Some Red-Hot Health Benefits

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2016 | 4:47 PM

In spite of being a person who was brought up by an Irish mum who fed us potatoes every day, I like my food fairly spicy. I still love potatoes but have taken a shine to hotter, spicier versions, like curried potato dishes, for example.

When I started to...

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St. Patrick Actually Wore Blue, And Other Facts History Got Wrong

(2) Comments | Posted March 17, 2016 | 11:11 AM

When you think of St. Patrick, the man who brought Christianity to Ireland, what do you see? A man with a white beard in green clerical robes, wearing a mitre, carrying a crook?

This is the commonly recognized version of the saint but it turns out that much of...

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Behind The Scenes At Toronto Men's Fashion Week

(1) Comments | Posted February 29, 2016 | 2:20 PM

From February 20 to 26, I volunteered for the fourth season of Toronto Men's Fashion Week (TOM*) and helped out on the model relations team. It was as intense as it was incredible, and the seven days spun before my eyes like a top.

Every night after...

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How To Reset Your Body After The Holidays

(1) Comments | Posted January 5, 2016 | 1:02 PM

Come the first week of January, many of us don't feel so good -- there were lots of parties, lots of heavy, sugar-laden food and, of course, lots of alcohol over the holidays.

I didn't overdo anything this year, but some friends invited me to a Christmas dinner that...

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10 Apps To Help You Nail Your New Year's Resolutions

(1) Comments | Posted December 23, 2015 | 2:44 PM

Moving into a New Year can be an inspirational time for people looking to make changes in their lives. We start off strong and focused on our goals, but in too many cases that motivation wears off before we reach them. Look around the web for stats and...

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Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

(1) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 5:16 PM

Nice guys finish last. There is some debate over how this quote came to be, but there is no doubt that it came from a cranky New York Dodgers manager, Leo "The Lip" Durocher, a man famous for arguing with umpires. During the summer of 1946,

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Why You Should Plan Now For Extreme Winter Weather

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 11:58 AM

Weather is wilder than ever in 2015 and El Nino-induced Hurricane Patricia was the first major storm of the season. Recently in Toronto, we had heavy rainfall and high winds - the tail end of Patricia. Though the upcoming Canadian winter is supposed to be milder in temperature, some parts...

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Why I Started Seeking Natural Alternatives to Anti-Aging Treatments

(2) Comments | Posted October 13, 2015 | 12:10 PM

A couple of weeks ago, I went to see my client, physiologist and sports television commentator Dr. Greg Wells, who offered me a glass of wine. I asked for a small pour and told him that if I have more than one glass of red wine, I feel...

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We Need More Pollution-Free Vehicles to Combat Climate Change

(18) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 12:18 AM

The world is in dire need of efficient and pollution-free vehicles. According to the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), emissions from road transportation is responsible for 30 per cent of greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change, and these emissions have grown 35 per cent since 1990 with...

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The Fear of Being Alone Has Ruined Modern Dating

(200) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 1:04 PM

S., one of my clients who prefers to remain unnamed, is a well-dressed, successful 40-year-old financial professional who owns his own house and car. In less than two years, he's worked hard with a personal trainer and lost 70 pounds. One might think he'd have luck with women with all...

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How to Sleep With Sleep Apnea

(2) Comments | Posted June 6, 2015 | 8:44 AM

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disruption that stops people from breathing at night and thus prevents a restful night of sleep. It is a condition much more serious than chronic fatigue and daytime sleepiness -- sleep apnea can actually kill. In sleep apnea, the sleeper's tongue slackens...

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You Don't Have to Suffer From Sleep Disorders

(3) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 5:34 PM

How many of you are aware of what you do when you sleep? Do your partners tell you that you snore or stop breathing? If so, you may be one of many who suffer from sleep-disordered breathing.

Snoring is a partial blockage of the airway by the tongue, which causes...

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