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There’s been a lot of focus in the last few months about what we’re wearing inside, but given how important it is to get at least 20 minutes of outdoor time every day, the founders of Alder–a Toronto-based recreational apparel line–want you to...

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“People are living differently than they have before, and using the spaces around them differently than they have before,” says co-founder Mikayla Wujec who, prior to starting Alder with marketing entrepreneur Naomi Blackman, was a National Geographic Explorer and environmental scientist. An uptick in people visiting their local park versus traveling to far-flung places “aligns with how we’re trying to shift the idea of outdoor recreation,” Wujec adds. “We want to encourage people to take the performance [function] aspect out of the equation, and just get outdoors for peace of mind and for fun.” Wujec and Blackman began Alder after...

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6 Platforms And Podcasts Unpacking True Fashion History

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Culture With Context Like with much of Western history, the history of fashion is often told through a white lens—despite the inventions and contributions of BIPOC creators to the industry. But the history is clear, and these platforms and podcasts are providing a comprehensive, holistic, and accurate context.  Follow and listen to learn about the BIPOC fashion icons who have and continue to shape so much of fashion and culture. 1. Fashion and Race Database Kimberly M. Jenkins has been working on the online Fashion and Race Database since she started teaching more than seven years ago. A part-time lecturer...

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Did Your Favorite Fashion Brand Hang Their Workers Out To Dry?

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As I was mindlessly scrolling through my Instagram feed, I kept coming across posts and stories promoting the #PayUp Campaign, which challenges fashion brands to compensate their own workers (which should be a no-brainer?). My curiosity piqued with each post I saw, especially when my friends who barely use social media started posting about it. You know it’s serious when your inactive friends come out of hiding to show their support. After a little digging, I found I shared a personal connection to the cause, which advocates for the workers of Bangladesh. Being Bangladeshi myself, I knew I had to...

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Retro Style Tips: A Journey into the Past

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Retro styles come in and out of fashion regularly. But it is safe to say that some form of retro will always be in style. The influence of past decades can almost always be seen in the latest trends. This is also true in case of celebrity looks, as celebs occasionally turn to the styles of the 20s’, 40s’, or 50s’ for inspiration. And summer is definitely a time where we see retro styles re-emerge the most. So, here below we will journey into the past to take tips for the future of fashion. Here we have retro style tips...

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