Posts Tagged: fashion

The sun’s deception

The time has come for the sun to fool us all. When it’s sunny out, it doesn’t always mean it’s warm. It means the desperately romantic wind is trying to sweep us off our feet by smothering us in fallen leaves. The first wave of viruses is just receding, so let’s not get caught by… Read more »

‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ Facebook group thrives on fast fashion

As Victoria Facebook group ‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ celebrates its second year anniversary this spring, creator and University of Victoria Business alumna Fiona Morrison will be stepping down as administrator. The thrifty Facebook group is geared towards young, stylish women in Victoria and averages at more than 15 posts per day, with nearly 1500 active… Read more »

Local jewelry designers make a splash at UVic

On Friday, Oct. 4, the shimmer of quartz and glimmer of gold lit up the halls of the Student Union Building. UVic alumnae Danielle Noel and Sylvia Tennant put their passion and creativity on display with their up-and-coming jewelry line Zaleska. Tennant was running the pop-up Zaleska shop at UVic, having taken a semester off… Read more »

What does fashion mean to you?

Jaclyn Rekis Second year Philosophy and Sociology “Fashion is kind of just personal preference, really. I don’t tend to follow any one style particularly. I like street fashion, so I often get ideas from seeing other people and what they wear and I often mix a lot of things. So one day it’s more bohemian… Read more »

Vancouver Fashion Week forecasts haute looks for spring and summer 2014

Victoria’s leaves are beginning to fall and cooler breezes are blowing across campus, but over on the mainland temperatures were rising at Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW). From Sept.16–21, VFW, one of Western Canada’s premier fashion events, drew designers, models, and fashion fiends from all over the globe. And while it may be hard to focus… Read more »

Katwalk: Mini me

Being in Victoria makes me miss some things back home in Singapore. One of these things is babysitting my niece and nephew. However, the span of the ocean doesn’t stop me from spoiling them every once in a while. Recently, I noticed that Brandon Stanton, who started the page “Humans of New York,” includes very… Read more »