This Toronto Black Film Festival Fashion Panel Discussion Should Be Required Viewing

Hits: 3PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF The Toronto Black Film Festival. GRAPHIC BY KAYLEEN DICUANGCO.“We want people to understand what inclusion really means.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date February 11, 2021 Facebook Twitter As has been the case for most festivals and …

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

Hits: 2Photographer: 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 …

Fashion Predictions For 2021 (and Beyond) From Canadian Educator And Activist Ben Barry

Hits: 2What will the future of fashion look like? Photography by CARLOS + ALYSEFind out what we’ll be wearing, how we’ll experience fashion and what we’ll be advocating for next year. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date December 23, 2020 Facebook …

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

Hits: 2Image 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: 6Photograph 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 …

A Vancouver-based Street Style Photographer is Selling Prints to Benefit The Loveland Foundation

Hits: 5Photography courtesy of Sabrina Fenster/StreetScout100% of the proceeds from Canadian street style photographer Sabrina Fenster’s photos will be given to the organization founded by activist Rachel Cargle. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date July 2, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter There are …

Gender-Neutral Brand L’Uomo Strano is Kicking Off Fashion Art Toronto’s Virtual Runway Show

Hits: 5Image courtesy L’Uomo StranoThe summer runway series begins on June 22 with Mic Carter, the genderqueer designer behind Toronto’s gender-nonconforming brand L’Uomo Strano. By Pahull Bains Date June 19, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter 2020 marks the 15-year anniversary of Fashion …