TV is for Dummies…Or is it?

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Getting a much welcomed respite from work this week has afforded me many sweet indulgences. For one, sleeping in, which medical experts duly advise against, but I’m sure you’ll agree is one of the few heavenly pleasures us mere mortals get to enjoy, eating, although if I overindulge, I could very well develop love handles … Continue reading

An Open Letter to Extroverts

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On second thought, no need to put pen to paper on this one. Susan Cain explains it best. Preach, girl, preach! Photo: Julep67 Related articles Introverts are Not Failed Extroverts (psychologytoday.com) Extroverts and Introverts Need Each Other (marccortez.com) Introvert liberation (leavingbabylon.wordpress.com) Introverts, (gently) rejoice! We found a web series just for you (ted.com)

The Danger With Fashion: The Hidden Consequence of Dressing With Intent

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I don’t recall when I actually began to dress up. Nor do I remember simply waking up one morning decked out in pleated bow dresses and leopard pumps. What I do recall, however, is that the sartorial prescriptions of major retail chains and those of my unwitting peers were like gospel to me, and as … Continue reading

Dietrich and the Tuxedo

By Emily Patterson The re-appearance of the tuxedo on the catwalk this fall instantly sent images of a young Marlene Dietrich in Morocco (1930) to my mind. In her debut film role, Dietrich stood on stage, a magnificent androgynous sexually charged female, dressed in long black pipe trousers, a white shirt, and smoking jacket, and … Continue reading

Clothing and Double Entendre

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Does clothing hold the power to conceal as much as it reveals about any one person? Suppose you’re somewhat of an exuberant dresser. When you walk down the street, you command attention simply by virtue of the clothes on your back. Yet, you’re not an attention seeker like your sartorial choices would suggest. You’re more … Continue reading

One: Outfits From a New Era at the Montreal Biosphere

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Our day-to-day is filled with alluring billboards, enticing magazine adverts, and pop-up ads that beckon us straight through the pearly gates of our numerous pantheons of goods and services. We buy to no end, only to discard our new acquisitions once the initial appeal has worn off. Consumerism is undeniably the name of the game, but … Continue reading

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