From New York to Paris, via London and Milan, Fashion Week has been making its path for the past four weeks, and as designers presented beautiful collections full of covetable pieces, new style directions appeared on the horizon for Fall/Winter 2014-2015.
Lupita Nyong'o's moving speeches, the Dark is Beautiful campaign in India, and Anita Majumdar's play, Same Same But Different, have me in a different frame of mind as we approach International Women's Day. I'm not just thinking about women's rights and battles. I'm thinking about what it means to be a woman of colour in Canada.
Whether you're Mindy Lahiri, Jessica Day, or just another Jo Shmoe on the street who is obsessed with something, you can be accepted.
I love cold, winter weather but these never ending grey skies are getting me down. Yellow is one of those cheery colours that just makes everything a bit better and brighter. Associated with optimism, happiness and sunshine, it's a great pop colour to wear right now.
New mums are always asking me what they can do about postpartum hair loss. This is the hair loss that is experienced by probably 50% of new mums, some to worse degrees than others.
They may have been on the runway last year, but that shouldn't stop you from wearing them. A bold lip is hot, especially as we in come into the warmer months and overall it is the perfect summer shade.
In more recent months, an uprising has begun to form at long last. In a society where shows like Fashion Police are celebrated for cutting people down, isn't it time we take a stand?
Layering keeps you toasty when the world turns into a freezer, but it can also make you look like a walrus saving up for the winter. Lucky for us, it's totally possible to dress warm without your figure disappearing completely.
In our efforts to create a better version of ourselves, we lose sight of who we really are and the problems at hand.
There are hundreds of little Lupitas across the globe that now believe they can achieve their dreams because of your presence as an astounding role model. This Oscar win is more than just another accolade; it symbolizes a change that women of color have been waiting for.
Lupita Nyong'o has been making her rounds on-screen at award shows and in the magazines, detailing her effortless fashion style. However, the moment that I felt a sense of connection with Lupita was during her speech on beauty standards and self-image.
Everybody's a critique. Paul Cézanne, the Post-Impressionist painter, was mercilessly ridiculed by critics when he exhibited with the Impressionists. Claude Monet's paintings were called "formless, unfinished and ugly." Aside from the art of perseverance, what can the greatest artists of all time teach us? Here are my top 10 takeaways.
The days when beautiful women such as Isabella Rossellini and Lauren Hutton were fired from modeling roles for turning 40 are clearly gone. Go, Jessica!
This weekend the stars will be scampering about Los Angeles, preparing for the Oscars with last minute spray tans, facials, and body scrubs and the li...
These long-wearing beauties put the "stick" in lipstick.
While Instagram updates can make anyone feel as though they're in on the Hollywood secrets for red-carpet perfection, there are untold tricks that makeup artists keep up their sleeves for those moments when nothing can be left to chance.