Life & Culture Archive

  • Fall is hands down my favorite season of the year. One of the reasons why is because of the fashion trends and styles that come out around this time. I love seeing the other girls layer their clothes and look awesome even when it’s a little chilly out. There are a few essentials and trends every girl must have this fall, to  be able to get through this season not only being warm, but also turning heads along the way.

    Fall 2012 – Must Haves For This Season

    Fall is hands down my favorite season of the year. One of the reasons why is because of the fashion trends and styles that come out around this time. I love seeing the other girls layer their clothes and look awesome even when it’s a little chilly out. There are a few essentials and trends every girl must have this fall, to be able to get through this season not only being warm, but also turning heads along the way.

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  • Let’s be real: When you think street food, you think hot dog. As delicious and appetizing as a hot dog may be, especially at 3am, it lacks a certain... je ne sais quoi.

    Meals on wheels

    Let’s be real: When you think street food, you think hot dog. As delicious and appetizing as a hot dog may be, especially at 3am, it lacks a certain... je ne sais quoi.

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  • I often forget what certain kinds of food are supposed to taste like and only when in the presence of real food does my memory rekindle.

    The world of processed food and pre-packaged diets

    I often forget what certain kinds of food are supposed to taste like and only when in the presence of real food does my memory rekindle.

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  • Let's face it, many university students are running on a tight budget, or to be a little blunt, a lot of students are broke. This means that as much as the fancy clothes from Aritzia, Zara, BCBG and Scotch and Soda might entice us, our wallets may not always agree.

    One man’s trash is another man’s fashion

    Let's face it, many university students are running on a tight budget, or to be a little blunt, a lot of students are broke. This means that as much as the fancy clothes from Aritzia, Zara, BCBG and Scotch and Soda might entice us, our wallets may not always agree.

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  • The most important question is whether or not the UC Follies production managed to succeed in capturing the best of Rocky Horror. And aside from a few bumps, they managed to pull off an excellent show.

    The Rocky Horror Show: the UC Follies stage a cult classic

    The most important question is whether or not the UC Follies production managed to succeed in capturing the best of Rocky Horror. And aside from a few bumps, they managed to pull off an excellent show.

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  • Who made the list?

    From Penn to Leibovitz: Fashion photography’s best and most provocative

    Who made the list?

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  • Inspired by the Chanel 2012 spring show earlier this year, in which the show setting was made to resemble the inside of an airplane, Banana Republic took the idea literally when designing the fashion show for its new <i>Mad Men</i> collection.

    Mad Men as Banana Republic muse

    Inspired by the Chanel 2012 spring show earlier this year, in which the show setting was made to resemble the inside of an airplane, Banana Republic took the idea literally when designing the fashion show for its new Mad Men collection.

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  • Architecture in Toronto definitely has its own distinct flavour. While we may not have the flash of other cities (the CN Tower exempted) in the world, a walk around downtown Toronto reveals a gratifying mix of architecture that showcases Toronto’s diverse past and present.

    City Spaces: a guide to architecture in Toronto

    Architecture in Toronto definitely has its own distinct flavour. While we may not have the flash of other cities (the CN Tower exempted) in the world, a walk around downtown Toronto reveals a gratifying mix of architecture that showcases Toronto’s diverse past and present.

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  • This exposé, tracking your food from the meat packing industry to the glossy McDonald’s tabletop, should make you think twice before eating fast food.

    Fast food horrors

    This exposé, tracking your food from the meat packing industry to the glossy McDonald’s tabletop, should make you think twice before eating fast food.

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  • Target has yet to open in Canada, but on February 23rd, the retailer hosted a one day only launch in Toronto, bringing a limited edition collection by Vancouver Designer Jason Wu.

    Jason Wu and Target hit Toronto in one small dose

    Target has yet to open in Canada, but on February 23rd, the retailer hosted a one day only launch in Toronto, bringing a limited edition collection by Vancouver Designer Jason Wu.

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