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Fast fashion focuses on speed and low-costs to deliver frequent collections inspired by catwalk shows, recent trends and celebrities. The current fast fashion industry is unsustainable and has a particularly negative effect on the environment; from polluting waterways with toxic chemicals to sending millions of tonnes of waste into landfill. As sustainability in the fashion […]... Read More
Earlier this month, the New Yorker’s online publication, The Cut, published a long-read essay by Natalie Beach, a relatively unheard of writer, about blogger Caroline Calloway. At a first glance the article may seem nothing out of the ordinary; a large online fashion publication commissioning a long read about a popular American blogger. After reading the piece, […]... Read More
Due to COVID-19, everyone has to practise social distancing which reduces human contact. But in fashion and art schools, human connection is paramount for collaborations, inspiring new ideas and learning from teachers and friends in practical. So, how does staying at home affect fashion students creating new content? _shift interviews three fashion students from University […]... Read More
In our Day in the Quarantine Life series, we're chatting with Canadians about their new normal, exploring how they organize their days and balance their home lives with work obligations. Here, Heather Ogden, principal dancer at the National Ballet of Canada (and previous Best Health cover girl!), shares how an average day of social distancing looks for her and her family.... Read More
In our Day in the Quarantine Life series, we’re chatting with Canadians about their new normal, exploring how they organize their days and balance their home lives with work obligations. Here, Leeanne Colley, founder of Toronto's Tips Nail Bar, shares how she keeps her business running and her team in good spirits.... Read More
In our Day in the Quarantine Life series, we’re chatting with Canadians about their new normal, exploring how they organize their days and balance their home lives with work obligations. Here, Christopher Charles, an anesthesia resident at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital, shares what a day is like on the front lines of the Covid-19 outbreak.... Read More