Fashion Profile: Nicola Place

By: Victoria Zander

What is the first thing you think of when you picture seaweed? For fourth year Ryerson fashion design student Nicola Place, a trip to Montreal’s bio-dome aquarium inspired her final project – a collection of dancewear pieces influenced by the graceful, calming movement of seaweed. This collection – entitled Kinsphere – is inspired by the […]

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I recently moved from Vancouver to Toronto to pursue my degree. It has definitely been an adjustment to move across the country, but I’m settling in and Toronto is beginning to feeling more like home to me. Toronto and Vancouver are both major Canadian cities and I love them for different reasons. Now that I am out […]

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Movie Style Inspiration

By: Victoria Zander

With the winter season in full effect, often we find our fashion sense takes a hit as we succumb to the dreariness and chill of the time of year. Luckily, inspiration can come from anywhere – especially from film – and with vintage fashion coming back into style, now is the time to curl up […]

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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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This past Tuesday one of one of our beloved Ryerson Fashion alums Mary Young gave a very important talk on the act of self-love; and the timing couldn’t have been better. A week before Valentine’s Day, the former Fashion Communications graduate at the centre of her eponymous lingerie and loungewear brand Mary Young, decided for […]

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A Fashion Fast

By: Victoria Zander

Fast fashion. The term seems to be popping up everywhere you look these days – and rightly so. The phenomenon sustains an industry of cheap, disposable clothes, and an unsafe pace of production and waste – a pace which is especially unsafe for garment workers across the globe. Fast fashion drives overall prices down and […]

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Achievable New Years Resolutions

By: Olivia olemieux@ryerson.ca

It’s that time of year again… We’re a few weeks into 2017, which means your New Year’s resolution is probably already going downhill (if it isn’t, I’m jealous!). The famous saying “New Year, New me” is great and all, but sometimes all you need are a few simple goals for the year that you will […]

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“Fashions fade, style is eternal”… according to our dear friend Yves. Thus with a new year comes new trends, but really, how are you going to stay relevant when trends seem to be coming and going faster than the sell out of Kylie Jenner’s lip kits? The answer: show that you have taste, wisdom, and […]

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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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REV Fashion Show

By: Muna Gasim

The Rev Fashion Show hosted by George Brown students at NEST had mixed vibes of an old school 90’s themed party combined with an urban street wear inspired fashion show. StyleCircle was definitely impressed with the variety of designs and the professionalism demonstrated at the show. It was a fun night out packed with tons of […]

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