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Wearable Technology: A Fashion Innovation

Earlier this month, Apple unveiled its long-awaited Apple Watch, supplying another addition to the growing wearable technology industry. This portable device provides features similar to that of an iPhone, such as making and receiving calls, navigating Google Maps, fitness tracking and Siri. For a visual aesthetic, users can customize the watch design to fit their …

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Photo by Augustine Ng.

Street Style: World MasterCard Fashion Week

World MasterCard Fashion Week has come to a close and the city’s most fashionable came out in full force. All week long, David Pecaut Square was full of bold street style that captured the singularity of the Toronto fashion scene. City sensibilities definitely influenced the style set, the typical city uniform of sneakers and a …

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Typical store mannequins represent the often sought after thin body type perpetuated by the fashion industry.
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Body shaming: beauty needs no standards

To count calories or be free? To indulge in a burger or stick with a salad? To exercise and drop ten pounds or embrace a little paunch? These are questions that linger in the minds of women on a daily basis. In North America, the average woman is a size 12 to 14, which is considerably large compared …

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Lauren Riihimaki of LaurDIY

Q&A with LaurDIY: YouTube wunderkind

What you will need: a creative mind, student budget and patience. Lauren Riihimaki, also know as LaurDIY, has it all. She’s a YouTube sensation and her channel is ever-growing despite juggling university demands. Her first video went live on March 2012: “I really started devoting the majority of my free time towards my channel,” says …

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Photo taken by Andrea Vacl.

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week in Review

From Feb. 25 to March 3, Toronto held its second season of TOM, Toronto Men’s Fashion Week. TOM allows Canadian designers to showcase their newest designs to a crowd of bold fashion enthusiasts. With a fashion week of its own, men’s fashion is whisked out from under the shadows of women’s fashion, proving to be just as exciting and …

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