The Individualization of Music: why is music making so lonely these days?

The amount of likable music being pumped out these days is amazing. The once simple task of naming your favorite band has become damn near impossible. Now it’s “Who’s your favorite DJ?” or “Who’s your favorite Gorilla?” The number of music makers is growing exponentially. It’s true: everyone I know who likes to move like … Continue reading

Lady Gaga outfit is finally trumped!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m just a big of fan of Mme. Gaga as anyone! But her skeleton costume in her new video for Born This Way is frightfully similar to the go-to look of Rick Genest, recently photographed here in Montréal. I doubt either of them were born this way, but there’s a good … Continue reading

I’m right where you left me.

Horse Feathers – Cascades My ipod woke me up this morning with this song… I get strangely attached to such songs in such states of consciousness. Remember Beddoes? That was weird.  

Down Down Down

Crookers – Hold Up Your Hand featuring Roisin Murphy I still love this track. Needs a video though!!  

Pay money for your clothes.

Sometimes the best way to shop is to shop … less? True statement, unfortunately! The saying “quality over quantity” runs true for most things in life. No one wants a flattening iron that is going to burn your hair off. No one wants a toaster that is either off or burn. No one wants to … Continue reading

“My style icon is anyone who makes a bloody effort.”

(Quote by Isabella Blow) WORN fashion journal originated in Montréal, but has moved to the greener pastures (err…) of Toronto. I recently saw a presentation by the refreshingly witty Serah-Marie McMahon, owner and creator of the so-called “Anti-fashion” magazine. “Are you insane?! I love fashion!!” She grimaced at the thought. Amazingly enough, some have actually … Continue reading

Who’s Magnificent? Poiret is Magnificent – Art Nouveau (Part 2)

The Art Nouveau movement’s greatest fashion designer is Paul Poiret. He pioneered personal style, and could be (should be!) credited for evicting the corset, those monstrous things! Within a few years of his budding career he successfully put pants on women. He introduced vivid colors to the blasé palette of the late 1800’s, and he … Continue reading