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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

Holga joins the Mile Long Club

“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

Holga goes to the Muskoka Woods

Egyptrixx

Music: Egyptrixx Video: A. N. Fischer “The video examines the relationship between the simulated image and its physical manifestation. The landscape appearing in the video references one of Fischer´s relief sculptures (http://anfischer.com/new-relief-in-progress/). The sculpture is magnified and distorted by the soundscape created by David. As time progresses the landscape becomes increasingly complex and distorted and … Continue reading

Fanfarlo – “Atlas”

What a good lookin’ group! (General statement) I would date any of them! (Personal statement) Fanfarlo website

Montréal Fashion Week – Défilé TRUSST

This week was 2011’s Montréal Fashion Week; the second one I’ve worked for (last year – Coccolily), but this time I actually got to go! Défilé TRUSST featured Samuel Mercure, by Thomas, and Christian L’Enfant Roi. How lucky was I to be a part of this, the designers were all incredibly talented! After working so … Continue reading

We all get dressed for Bill

Bill Cunningham, that is. Before The Sartorialist, before Garance Doré, before fucking Fashion Squad there was Bill who took real photos of real people in real fashion. Real meaning bona fide. Genuine! Because the real stuff is in the streets, it’s true. In the streets is a natural habitat for us to go and do … Continue reading