editorial | 21 Mar '22Mar '22
Men's Spring Fashion Essentials in 2022
After a bitter winter, who wouldn’t welcome some well-deserved warmth? The time has come to store away the chunky wool sweaters, hang up the heavy coats, and deploy the springtime clothing arsenal as our winter layers peel away. This men’s spring fashion style guide aims to help you construct a basic, yet versatile spring wardrobe in preparation for the warmer months.
editorial | 16 Feb '22Feb '22
Skate in the open with Elladj Baldé
Elladj Baldé is someone who will stop you mid-scroll. First, you’ll notice his infectious smile. Whether you’re watching on TikTok or Instagram, it radiates through the screen and instantly invites you in. Instantly is key, because you have mere seconds to focus on what you’re about to see before Elladj starts skating.
editorial | 31 Jan '22Jan '22
Real-Life Love Stories That Will Remind You True Love Does Exist
In an age where people, places and moments are too easily replaced, societal norm has acclimatized to a kind of social media dating that is anything but normal.
I have often pondered what impact this modern re-invention of romance would have on me if I were 10-years-old today. I grew up where liking a girl meant a stomach of fluttering butterflies if she looked at me. At 10-years-old, my idea of romance or love stories was the way your reflection danced into someone’s eyes and how that made you feel.
editorial | 03 Jan '22Jan '22
Positive Changes You Can Make In 2022
The year 2021 was full of uncertainty and distress. While the entire nation reeled under the pressure of the second Covid-19 wave, every person was challenged to build resilience on the personal front. The pandemic, in many ways, taught some valuable lessons for life – some of them include the value of good health of mind and body as well as being compassionate towards others. As we move into the new year, it is time to focus on positive changes.
editorial | 20 Dec '21Dec '21
10 Of The Best Last-Minute Gifts
You’ve done it again, haven’t you? We’ll assume, since you’ve just clicked on an article entitled “10 Of The Best Last-Minute Gifts”, that despite weeks of gentle nudging, followed by increasingly urgent prodding, you are still yet to complete
editorial | 29 Nov '21Nov '21
Virgil Abloh Dies: Fashion Designer And Off-White Founder Was 41
Virgil Abloh, the barrier-breaking Black designer whose ascent to the heights of the traditional luxury industry changed what was possible in fashion, died on Sunday in Chicago after a two-year battle with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare cancer. He was 41.
editorial | 01 Nov '21Nov '21
The Creative Mind Behind TAIKAN
It’s no secret that Canada hasn't always been the hub for dope brands and culture that it is now. For decades, the space was dominated by cities like New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Paris. Garret “GMAN” Louie, a Vancouver native, has been doing his thing to change that.
editorial | 08 Oct '21Oct '21
Reimagining the Fabric Of Ireland with Celtic Tweed
Celtic Tweed is a unique and authentic Irish company whose directors have over a combined 60 years’ experience in tailoring in design. The business designs, manufactures and sells beautifully constructed contemporary and classic gents and ladies tailored garments, in tweed and linen from its base in Balbriggan. Balbriggan is a small town in North county Dublin, Ireland with a rich history of weaving and clothing manufacturing.
editorial | 03 Sep '21Sep '21
Madras Hand Woven Clothing
Original Madras Trading Company was founded by current owner Prasan Shah’s grandfather in the early 1970s when he arrived in New York from Madras with a trunk full of checks and other woven Indian textiles. He established an office on 38th Street in the New York garment district, and where they still trade from today.
editorial | 04 Jan '21Jan '21
Jean-Michel Basquiat on How to Be an Artist
Jean-Michel Basquiat wasn’t a fan of interviews, and on the rare occasions he surrendered to them, his responses were terse—even cryptic. Despite this, the painter’s words reveal a great deal about his inspirations and his all-consuming process. They offer a window into his approach, in which he remixed references from art history, the streets of 1980s New York, and the tumult of pop culture with his Carribean heritage and his identity as a young black man.