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  • MILA ZOVKO
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    MILA ZOVKO: Weaving the personal and professional

    For Sandra Zovko, founder of knitwear company MILA ZOVKO, there’s no separation of personal and professional at her business; one is woven into the other. The sweaters are inspired by MILA ZOVKO’s namesake, Sandra’s…

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    The magic of pattern mixology

    There is a beauty to pattern mixology. It can absolutely transform a person’s appearance, to brazenly mix patterns and shirk any traditional conventions of fashion. Don’t get me wrong, I’m an…

  • Toronto Street Art
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    Toronto Street Art

    I recently wrote about the Vancouver Mural Festival, and it reminded me of all the beautiful Toronto street art I’d seen this summer. I was only in Toronto for a couple…

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    Vancouver Mural Festival: #ArtTakesOver

    The Vancouver Mural Festival took over the city on August 20: newly commissioned murals across Mount Pleasant inspired Vancouverites to get outside, get on a bike, and get to exploring their neighbourhood.…

  • Tattoos
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    Talking tattoos

    We present our aesthetics in different ways. Haircuts, makeup, and clothing all say something about us. It can be political or personal, small or significant. Hair, makeup, clothing—they’re all temporary. Other modifications to our…