Luck, Privilege and Questioning One’s Upbringing

I consider myself lucky.  I consider myself privileged.  I admit that (and I know I don’t have certain privileges as well).  But lately, seeing all the anti-establishment posts on my newsfeed – whether it be from media sources or so-called… Continue Reading

Fresh off the Boat: 1990s Wonder Years, East Asian Style

Fresh off the Boat, the first family sitcom featuring predominantly Asian characters in 20 years, made its premiere on ABC last night.  Told in a narration format (think The Wonder Years) and set in 1990s, it follows Eddie Huang, an… Continue Reading

Bayview Village Shopping Centre: A History

The article about Bayview Village Shopping Centre over at Retail Insider inspired me to write about the mall from my own perspective.  The mall, located at Bayview and Sheppard, has a special place in my heart because I grew up… Continue Reading

BCBGMaxAzria Goes Grunge for Fall 2013

BCBGMaxAzria is heading back to the early 90s with the Fall/Winter 2013 collection.  Long loose tunics and dresses, accompanied with skinny jeans and sloppy styles gives off a grungy vibe, though definitely more updated.  The look is a little neater,… Continue Reading

Beautiful Blingy Jewel Tones for Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection was all about the bling without going too far.  The collection consisted of a wide range of different looks, ranging from biker jackets to blazers, ankle-length pants, mini-dresses and winter shorts, models strutted down with… Continue Reading

Wear Bohomian Looks for Spring from RW&Co. NOW!

Boho is always cool for spring and RW&Co.’s latest pieces are no different.  These items, with their whimsical looks are great for a casual afternoon, whether you’re going to the movies, shopping or just having lunch with friends.  Some favourite… Continue Reading

Defunct Make-Up Brands: Do You Miss Them?

Are there any cosmetics brands you’ve used in the past that no longer exist that you miss?  Or did some just disappear without you even noticing?   Or, maybe they’re only available in certain markets.  I started using make-up around… Continue Reading