Men's fashion.

A Dal men’s fashion special The fashion column in the Gazette has been, admittedly, very female-focused this year. After looking through past articles, I started to feel a bit guilty about how little fashion advice I had to give to those with a Y-chromosome. Unfortunately, not having that chromosome, I knew I couldn’t truly do the…

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Project Runway: Halifax Edition. Photo by Rose Behar

Up-and-coming designers who plan to rule the roost before too long Everyone knows if you want to carve out your own niche in the fashion world you have to leave the east coast and head for greener pastures, right? Wrong. That is, according to Pam Johnston, Rachel Betchick, Amy Negus and Fiona Blanchard—four young designers…

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Don't end up like this. Photo by Mindhive

Fashion columnist Rose Behar is here to help you find that perfect costume you’ve been searching for. It’s a new dilemma every time October rolls around. What am I going to be for Halloween? I’ve heard the conversations swirling already. “I really want to be a human-version of a Dr. Who TARDIS, but it would…

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Thankfully for us Haligonians, trenches are more in style than ever before. The trench coat has long been one of the sexiest items of outerwear in existence. From Audrey Hepburn to Emma Watson, it bestows a classy glamour upon the wearer, making a depressing rainy evening in to an opportunity to sing in the rain.…

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Body Image. Photo by Petr Kratochvil via publicdomainpictures.net

The fashion world can be an unfriendly place sometimes, especially towards healthy food consumption. But are things finally starting to change? It peaked between 2006 and 2009. Anorexia and bulimia awareness, that is. Every issue of Teen Vogue and Seventeen had an article touting a “real-life story.” The No Anorexia Nolita campaign ran in 2007, with its…

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Dal student combines art with business and sustainability  Meriha Beaton, Staff Contributor   Sleepless nights and a hectic workload are common factors in a student’s life and Jason Duong is no exception. What sets him apart from the average student? He is running his own clothing line on the side. “Honestly, academics kind of take…

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Natasha Hunt, Fashion Columnist Let’s face it: the holidays are stressful. Between having to navigate the awkward reintegration process after a semester of living away from home, preparing a sumptuous holiday meal and catching up with one’s friends, thinking about what to wear to that holiday soiree or New Year’s Eve bash is enough to…

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MAKENEW launches a classic collection Natasha Hunt, Fashion columnist   Rifling through the racks at the MAKENEW sale is like browsing through your stylish best friend’s closet. A mix of punky leathers, English countryside tweeds and gauzy, cream lace, MAKENEW is a shopping experience that remains totally on trend, but faithful to the quirky, individualistic…

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Just down from Pizza Corner on Blowers Street there’s a little store known as Fashionably Dead. The small yet attention grabbing shop is filled with dark, Beetlejuice-like apparel, patent leather bags, menacing jewellery and boots that could literally kill someone. It is tucked away behind the surf shop and the tattoo parlour. It is a…

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