• 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.

  • Fashion Streeter

    “My fashion is unique … and comfortable”

  • Winnipeg fashion showcases diversity

    As fashion becomes more accessible, indie designers and amateur models have found a place on the Winnipeg scene.

  • Fashion Streeter

    “Be over, be under, be true, but never give up. Fashion reflects personality."

  • Fashion Streeter

    “I try to be unique. I try to be unexpected. Something that hasn’t been seen.” 

  • Fashion Streeter

    “When I look good, I feel confident, and I’m ready for exams.”

  • Fashion Streeter

    “My fashion … it’s all thrift store stuff.”

  • How pop-up shops work for the businesses who use them

    In 2010, Eric Olek was inspired to get involved with Winnipeg’s hip-hop and nightlife communities. The creation of his clothing line, Friday Knights Clothing, allowed him to do this.

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