Fashion

  • Nice fall things

  • The mask at hand

    From your friend with a sewing machine to your favourite clothing line, everyone seems to be making masks, including a local nurse and home healthcare brand.

  • She resells thrifted seashells via an online store

    The socioeconomic and ecological implications of thrift reselling

  • Winnipeg pride and its many creative sides

    Winnipeg’s art and design community produces a lot of work about Winnipeg and Manitoba, and in the last few months, the pervasiveness of city pride has led to some thorny situations regarding intellectual property ownership. 

  • Crystal clear

    Throughout history, there have always been standards of beauty, particularly for women. In ancient Egypt (c. 3150 to 332 BCE), the ideal woman was slender, youthful, and heavily made up. Society promoted a sex-positive environment. Premarital sex was entirely acceptable, and women could divorce their husbands without shame.

  • The dollmaker’s costume closet

    Whether it be for cosplay or dollmaking, Emma Horning finds a great deal of delight in creating some really cool stuff.

  • Shop Take Care opening a second location

    Shop Take Care (109 Osborne St.), opened in February 2017, has been a smashing success, so much so that owner Jill Zdunich is opening a second location in March. 
     

  • Favourite New Local Independent Business

    1.    Riley Grae (729 Corydon ave.)
    2.    Chip’s Vintage (173 Lilac St.)
    3.    Accent'aigü Custom Drag Nails

  • Fierce and warm

    The season of fluffy parkas and practical boots is here.

  • What’s your cup of tea?

    For many communities, tea is much more than a simple drink. It is an opportunity to relax, spend time with family and loved ones and to converse and share ideas.

  • The meaning behind clothing

    The popular saying “dress to impress” can imply that spending large amounts of money on clothing will ensure success and approval. But this is not always the case.

  • (Re)presenting Fashion

    Fashion is bought. Style is what’s made with it. Personal style choices and the act of choosing how to present ourselves is that of taking a mutable and intangible thing and visualizing it, making it palpable.

  • Celebrating African fashion in the ‘peg

    Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.

  • Shop vintage

    Vintage fashion is undergoing a revival – one that benefits both the closet and the environment.

  • Fashion Streeter

    Me and my friends love  to match, but they were all wearing black tonight …  I was like, ‘I’m feeling a bit more hilarious than that.'

  • Embodying truth in photography

    Winnipeg boudoir photographer Teri Hofford and local business owner JT believe that a greater variance of images in media would lead to a positive shift in perceptions of what women actually look like. They promote this concept through their work.

  • Fashion Streeter

    I think I look like a marshmallow

  • Fashion Streeter

    Both my grandmothers were into textiles, and that was a huge influence on me. I like to buy Canadian and American products, and I love the ’80s.

  • Fashion Streeter

    I’m not really good at fashion. I find a piece that I like and try to match the colours.

  • Dressing for Winnipeg’s transitional weather

    It can be difficult to know how to dress for transitional weather, but a few stylish locals have ideas for surviving nature’s mood swings.

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