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The Patriarchy Wears Pink: Taking on the Hidden Tax

Who doesn’t love some personal pampering? From deodorant to shampoo and scented soaps, hygiene is an important daily ritual for many men and women; so, why should the latter be paying a reported 43% more for basic personal care items? Montrealer Aviva Maxwell pledges to answer this absurd question. The “pink tax”, a phenomenon that has been documented across… Read more »

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Winter White

Is there anything bolder than fighting the greyish muck of Winter 2016 with a crisp white blazer? Whether this move is daring or just plain dumb (hellooo, slush stains!), you have to admit it makes a statement. The great thing about blazers is the endlessly versatile options for how you can wear them. I’ve been really into the shoulder… Read more »

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Casual Friday

Dark times are upon us folks, and you all know it; that awkward limbo between midterms and finals, lamenting over how many fall Insta posts are too many, and – something I can hopefully help you with – wondering how the hell you’re supposed to dress for Montreal weather that’s more hot and cold than Katy Perry circa ’08. Yup,… Read more »

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solids & stripes

Nothing looks quite as clean cut as a solids and stripes combo in clothing; tailored black slacks and a silk striped oxford shirt, or in this case a basic white tee and a literal twist (clever, right?) on the classic striped pencil skirt. Fun fact: this tulip skirt’s stripes are actually navy blue, but photograph black. I picked… Read more »

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Festival-Friendly

It’s that magical time of year again! Rock Werchter kicked it off with a bang, Tomorrowland is coming to a close, Osheaga is happening and everyone is stocking up on floral headbands and bejewelling their bodies; it’s festival season babes! In about a week I head to Vancouver to visit my boyfriend, and he got us tickets to… Read more »

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au natural

I am definitely not a nature girl. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s a beautiful thing; the sunlight dancing on the warm lake water as it laps against the dock, the bees buzzing around a group of wildflowers, Tux chasing chipmunks up trees…see? I actually do enjoy observing the beauty of the outdoors, as… Read more »

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Quebec City

Since I live in Quebec, it’s only natural that I explore my province a little more beyond Montreal, which is why I checked out the beautiful Quebec City this weekend. It has the same european charm that Montreal offers with its terrace bars, one of a kind boutiques, cobblestone streets and ancient buildings. The beauty… Read more »