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U of Thrift: UVic students on finding their second-hand style

Fast fashion is no match for one-of-a-kind thrift finds and new local thrift stores are opening to meet the demand When I met with Dana Johnson, she instantly introduced me…

UVSS Election fashion streeter

Your candidate’s clothes Ainsley Kerr Candidate for Director of Campaigns and Community Relations with Envision UVic  How would you describe your style and how it relates to your life as…

FASHION PROFILE: What is your campus wearing?

Profile: Cati Landry English Major Who do you think is your style inspiration? “I love looking through different chapters of culture and seeing how women dress and how people of…

Review: The Madwoman of Chaillot

Colourful acting can’t compensate for grey script The audience stares at the red curtain for several long minutes waiting for the lights to rise, the sound to fade, and the…

‘Tis the season to be fashionable

Trying to find a new look for the staff Christmas party? Want to make sure you *pop* at the family dinner? Worry no further: ugly sweaters are in this year,…

Marc Jacobs, gothic opulence, and fashion’s fading spectacle

Take everything you know about New York Fashion Week (NYFW) — the stress radiating from designers’ brains to create wearable, store-ready collections — and throw it all out the window. Marc Jacobs refuses to…

Sustainable fashion on the rise in Victoria

Price and style are immediate concerns for most people looking to add to their carefully crafted wardrobe, but sustainable does not mean tasteless or unnecessarily expensive. Small, local Victoria businesses…

Lark and Sparrow celebrates fifth year of whimsical elegance

Lark & Sparrow boutique owner Willow Hillard describes the Cook St. Village womenswear boutique as “a folky, magical, white, soft place—like a luxurious forest.”

Fashion should be taught in university

Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue, once said that fashion can make people very nervous. It’s an industry that people don’t grasp easily, and as a result, it’s mocked and…