Fashion

Fresh Inspo

Blue Crush Eye shadows: Sappho New Paradigm in Tanya, Pacifica Blue Liner: Glossier Color Slide in Adult Swim In the Pink Liner: Ilia in Knockout Lips: Fitglow Lip Serum in Go Maroon Magic Rituel de Fille Eye Soot in...

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LESS is MORE

By Mitchell Kellar The Luxury of Sustainability As we enter a new decade, fashion sits near the top of a pile of the most wasteful, polluting industries in the world. Since the start of mass production, the fashion business has been tied to a number of ugly socio-economic problems such as...

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Museum Chic

Miguel’s overcoat, sweater and jeans are from H&M and his shoes are from ALDO. You’ll find Brianna’s utility trend jumpsuit at H&M and her pumps at ALDO. Megan’s snakeskin jumpsuit is from Banana Republic, her hair clips are from White House Black Market and her earrings are from ALDO...

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In Season

By Jennifer Geleta Embrace all the hot possibilities for cold-weather dressing. Natty accessories, elegant cover-ups, distinctive day and evening wear, and kicky animal prints will add some spice to the months ahead. ANIMAL INSTINCTS Strut your stuff with exotic style in these ultra versatile...

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The New Age of Luxury Timepieces

Fashion InsiderBy Mitchell Kellar Acquiring a watch is not simply about telling the time. It’s about the story, the craftsmanship, and the cachet of having a work of art wrapped around your wrist. Collecting timepieces is a fine art in itself, and now with a boom in demand for certain luxury models...

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Power Dressing

  Creative Direction: Blackbook Lifestyle Photography: Ashley Fraser Stylist: Melissa Guenette for Bayshore Shopping Centre Makeup: Amy Gatschene Hair: Krista Price Clothing and accessories: Bayshore Shopping Centre Location: Ottawa Embassy Hotel & Suites and Cooper’s Gastropub As the...

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It’s a Wrap

By Beka Shane Denter and Photos by finnsquare.com Designer Krista Norris focuses on two timeless fashion pieces, the Maverick Shawl and the Wingtip Scarf. Ottawa-based designer Krista Norris started sewing when she was just five years old. “My Oma was a seamstress at Eaton’s in Oshawa, Ontario. I...

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A Fashion Original

By Beka Shane Denter Photos by Richard Tardiff It’s all about the clothes for designer Frank Sukhoo.  Frank Sukhoo is one of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets. His discreet showroom is located on the corner of Dalhousie and Cathcart, just a few blocks from the Byward Market, and stepping into Sukhoo...

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Making Spirits Bright

WHO SAYS WINTER HAS TO BE DULL AND DREARY? GO FORTH AND BE BOLD. Photography + Creative Direction: Brittany Gawley Makeup: Lyz Plant Hair: Lori Dyck, Showpony Hair Models: Kelsey B and Sydney of Models International Management Kelsey is wearing an I Love Mr. Mittens hand-knitted 100 per cent...

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Uptown Style Downtown

Dress up and head downtown for a capital time. Whether you’re attending a chic celebration at a restaurant or lounge, a performance at the National Arts Centre or an opening at the National Gallery of Canada, arrive in style. Creative Direction and Photography: Brittany Gawley Stylist: Sophie Jolin...

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In Season

Animal prints are spot on. Patterns are showing up on everything from bags to footwear, and iconic ‘60s looks are on-trend for the tail end of 2019. Embrace the fashion possibilities and enjoy strutting in style this fall. Sophisticated Knitwear Who said comfort and sophistication have to be...

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Fall in Love With These Beauty Finds

By Melody Iafelice Vooqo – Anti Aging Skin Routine A deluxe, conscious beauty skincare system made right here in Ottawa, that uses natural and organic ingredients only, to work with your skin’s natural processes for long-term care. When skin has had too much exposure to dust, pollution and...

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