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Canada Fashion Group Founder Jeff Rustia on TOM* and TW SS18 runway shows (audio)

The Toronto men’s and women’s SS18 runway shows are coming to Canada’s longest street.

This year, the festivities have moved to 1 Yonge street, also known as the Toronto Star building, from September 26 to October 7.

Collections will include Canadian based designers Tristan Licud, Shelli Oh, HENDRIXROE, Lesley Hampton and many more.

Listen to my report below with Canada Fashion Group Founder and TW Toronto Women’s Fashion Week + TOM* Executive Director, Jeff Rustia, on what to expect at this year’s runway shows.

For more info and to get tickets click below:

https://www.tw-fw.com/tickets/

https://www.tomfw.com/tickets/

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Big brother is watching

I had the opportunity to be the copy chief for the 2017 Scribe Magazine issue. My article is on page 10 and digs deep into how companies track your every move online. The article includes interviews with notable people in the private tech industry from around the world. Click to read the article as well as other awesome tech stories here —> Scribe Magazine

Meet Toronto Designer Anu Raina

It’s a gloomy Sunday afternoon, and Anu Raina is patiently waiting for me at the Toronto Designers Market at her pop up for her s/s 2017 scarf collection.

We spend the afternoon chatting about her journey becoming a designer, her art, fashion week and her upcoming collection.

Raina’s new Spring 2017 lookbook is a collection of scarves inspired by her travels. Prints include a map of the Paris subway line, a map of Manhattan, and a design of the Statue of Liberty.

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First year three black models wore their natural hair at a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Models Jourdana Phillips, Maria Borges and Herieth Paul wore their natural hair in this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show.

The three models were praised by the media and other models for showcasing black women’s natural hair.

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Queen’s University Students held a ‘racist’ costume party

Queen’s University is investigating a party held by students that was deemed as racist.

Beerfest is an annual event held by Queen’s students and is based around a night of drinking games. The theme this year was “Countries of the World”. The mostly white participants dressed up as Buddhist monks, Middle Eastern sheiks, Viet Cong fighters and Rastafarians.

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Women saying goodbye to birth control pills leads to alternative forms of contraceptives

Photo by Bryan Calabro

More young women are saying goodbye to birth control pills after experiencing negative side effects the oral contraception has to women’s health.

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