Posts by Fashion

It’s freezing!

By Jessica Melanson • January 24, 2014

Fashion should serve us bulky sweaters and insulated pants for cold Canadian winters. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

I feel at my best when I spend a little more time than usual getting dolled-up. I’m sure some of you would agree with …

Clothes on the cheap

By Helen Pike • January 25, 2013

In a capitalist system “our money becomes our vote”. (Helen Pike photo)

A tour through my closet would reveal some questionable taste in clothing, an addiction to muted tones and— best of all— a large collection …

The lion hunter makes purses

By Joy Blenman • January 18, 2013

Mo Handahu with her clutches. (Joy Blenman photo)

Musemo (Mo) Handahu was flipping through a fabric catalogue when she heard a voice.
“It literally said, ‘Make a purse,’” says Handahu, the designer of …

Top 8 spring trends

By Rose Behar • March 2, 2012

Top 8 spring trends

1950s Domestic – Pastel, prim, high-necklines, shifts:
SM: This is feminine and beautiful, a reminder that we can be both sexy and covered up. It’s …

New designer and entrepreneur seeks delicate balance of art and enterprise

By Michaela Cavanagh • March 2, 2012

Johnny Martin

On a rainy Thursday evening in January, Johnny Martin and a few of his friends gather around a table at the Seahorse Tavern, sharing …

Awards season special: red carpet style

By Rose Behar • February 17, 2012

Awards season special: red carpet style

Why is it that when Emma Stone rocks a low-cut scarlet gown at the Globes, it fits perfectly, and she can appear effortless rather …

Fashion profile: Nothing is sweeter than Sweet Pea!

By Rose Behar • January 27, 2012

Sweet Pea by Alice Hebb

Though not yet five years old, Sweet Pea Boutique has already become a staple store for Halifax shopping. It’s the place to go for …

Unearthing the secrets of seasonal colouring

By Rose Behar • January 23, 2012

Spring... almost here! Photo by Dean Ward (promanex on flickr). Used under Creative Commons license.

Most people have heard something along the lines of, “I’m a winter skin tone!” before. It may have been said as a joke, or …

Fashion lends a helping hand

By Rose Behar • November 25, 2011

Indian pigments

For Andrea Landriault, the fashion show held by Dal’s International Development faculty last weekend was long overdue.
“It’s been in planning for about four years …

This year’s winter fashion essentials

By Rose Behar • November 18, 2011

This year’s winter fashion essentials

A look at every fashionista’s Christmas wish list 
Though the weather may not be a clear indication that Christmas is coming, it is that time …