My Story: Miss Universe Canada 2020 Nova Stevens on Modelling, Activism and More

Hits: 4Photographer: Peter Tamlin. Fashion: Brandon Laughton. Makeup: Lou Swinden-Payne. Hair: Adrian Carew. Production: MGMode.“Canada’s a land of immigrants and it’s our diversity that makes us so beautiful. But I find that often times in certain industries—a lot of industries—it’s …

Here’s How to Stream Inclusion Revolution, A Talk On BIPOC Inclusion in Canada’s Creative Industries

Hits: 7image via istockThe digital event takes place tomorrow, November 18, at 5pm. By FASHION Staff Date November 17, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter The Black Lives Matter movement that took to the streets earlier this year has sparked many conversations and …

5 Canadian Virtual Events We’re Looking Forward to Over the Next Month

Hits: 5Photo by Dave Simpson/WireImageIncluding The 519’s first-ever virtual gala (featuring Elton John) and the 20th edition of the BIPOC-focused Reelworld Film Festival. By Pahull Bains Date October 15, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter From a Canada-wide online art festival by Art …

How Inclusive Stylist is Changing Representation Behind the Scenes

Hits: 4Photography courtesy of Instagram/@asiafiasco via @inclusivestylisttoronto“It’s a way for people emerging in the industry to know that they’re not alone.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date September 23, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter While there’s been a bigger push in recent years …

My Story: Actress Bahia Watson on The Handmaid’s Tale, BIPOC Representation and More

Hits: 5Image courtesy Bahia Watson. Design by Kayleen Dicuangco.Welcome to My Story, a weekly series dedicated to creatives of colour and their paths to success. By championing these diverse stories and backgrounds, we hope that our cultural conversations will expand …

How Montreal-Based Model Djamilla Toure is Amplifying the Voices of the African Diaspora

Hits: 8Photograph by andrÉanne gauthierAt its core, she says, her online platform Sayaspora is “an act of resilience against a biased system.” By Pahull Bains Date September 7, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter At the age of seven, Djamilla Toure learned what …

This Film Festival Spotlighting Female, Non-Binary, and BIPOC Artists is Going Virtual

Hits: 10Image via Breakthroughs Film FestivalTackling issues from gender identity and motherhood to race and body image, Breakthroughs’ 2020 slate is screening online from June 25 to 28. By Pahull Bains Date June 17, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Breakthroughs Film Festival, …