When I first began my no-shopping challenge in October there were two stores I particularly wanted to avoid. The practices of fast fashion retailers like H&M and Zara were, in my opinion, the reason why I needed to think more consciously about my consumption. The other goal was to squash my need to have things instantly by […]

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Coming Full Circle

By: Millie Yates

In my four years as a fashion design student, I have never been so struck by an idea as I was in my Fashion and Society class on Monday. Our professor had screened the majority of a fashion documentary entitled China Blue. It told the story of a young woman named Jasmine who moved from […]

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Fashion books bring two things to mind: thick, richly printed paper bursting with colour and the often hefty price that goes along with it. The stunning photography, illustrations and biographies of fashion houses past and present provide inspiration and often expertise for the bourgeoning fashion student, but spending upwards of $80.00 on these books is […]

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Gift Guide for the Hostess

By: Millie Yates

‘Tis the season for Facebook party invitations from friends you haven’t seen since you rode a yellow bus to school and there was actually snow on Christmas. The nostalgia only lasts a moment.  Not long after you’ve clicked “going” the holiday party anxiety sets in. What to bring? You’re too young to give the hostess a […]

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With Fashion Month right around the corner (where did summer go?) we at StyleCircle are patiently waiting for a bombardment of street style shots to fill up our Instagram feed. While you may already be familiar with the Bill Cunninghams and Tommy Tons of street style, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed by the work […]

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