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Fashion & Style

The top 5 makeup artist and design schools in Toronto

Posted by Staff / July 23, 2014

makeup artist torontoThe top makeup artist and design schools in Toronto consider beauty enhancement to be a minor component to a cosmetologist's job. After all, cosmetics are not only useful for vanity's sake, but for reasons that include but are not limited to: zombie replications, drag, properly shaded bruises as an art form, celebrity impersonations, and the occasional prosthetic nose. These schools encourage the innovation of appearances, whether by creating entirely imagined characters or teaching their students how to make the elderly look young (or vice-versa).

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Bad Boy to open store in Honest Ed's

Posted by Derek Flack / July 21, 2014

Honest Eds Bad BoyBad Boy is coming to Bathurst and Bloor in November -- specifically to the kingdom of kitsch known as Honest's Ed's. While there's not much time left for discount retailer (the store is set to close at the end of 2016), with Sonic Boom set to vacate come the fall, there's a lot of space left to fill as the store rides out its run before Westbank Corp. starts to redevelop the site.

Sold back in October 2013, Honest Ed's has been operating mostly business as usual since then, save for the nostalgic outpouring on display at a sign sale in the spring.

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Is this the best Toronto T-shirt ever?

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 20, 2014

toronto tshirtThere's a lot of stuff you have to learn when you move here - Pizzaiolo over Pizza Pizza, always; Dundas station to Queen station is not an acceptable distance to travel by subway; "the Danforth" is not a river (a real thing I thought once). The thing that really identifies you a local, though, is becoming so blase about the city in which you live, you stop caring about pronouncing it properly. The loss of the second "T" in Toronto is so widespread, you're basically risking being discovered as an enemy agent if you don't do it.

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Street Style: 30 looks from Toronto's Chinatown

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 14, 2014

street style chinatownTorontonians took full advantage of sunny summer weather by hitting the sidewalks in Chinatown last week. In an effort to cool off, folks stuck with abbreviated hemlines and breezy fabrics, but spiced up their looks with creative layers and bold prints - not to mention their purchases for the day.

Check out all the looks in our style section.
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New Toronto T-shirt brand helps feed kids in need

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 13, 2014

toronto vs everybodyWant to show your civic pride, feed the hungry, and look cool as hell? new Toronto-based T-shirt company is making all of that a surprisingly simple proposition. For every shirt Peace Collective sells, they've promised to donate a month's worth of school meals to a child in need through the World Food Program.

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The top 5 fashion non-profits in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 12, 2014

fashion charity torontoFashion non-profits in Toronto don't forgo the importance of style in the face of adversity. Many of these organizations recognizes that sometimes the fashion industry can use help, too - whether in regards to helping new entrepreneurs launch their businesses, or promoting environmental standards for clothing manufacturers. Others see ways the fashion industry can lend a hand, helping less-fortunate residents look put-together and professional when, financially, it's not always easy.

Here are my picks for the top 5 fashion non-profits in Toronto.

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