―Street Style― This is Mel Martin’s first car. It’s a 1986 Aries K Car (153,000 km). She’s named her Curlers. The first order of business after purchase was to put on a wood-look steering wheel cover. The second was to allow some friends who might not have been completely sober at the time to add […]
I have the privilege to work with Sonnet L’Abbe, whose list of accomplishments is long and growing by the day. She’s a superb poet, critic, professor and activist. (Thanks to her efforts the Women’s March was one of the largest such events Nanaimo has ever had). It must also be said that she’s the wearer […]
I’m absolutely thrilled that The Fashion Committee has been awarded a starred review in the July/August issue. Pasting the screenshot from Twitter below to verify my claim and bask in the happy reality of it.
I’m fascinated by the stories behind clothing and accessory choices. Even the most mundane pieces often have some associated narrative that speaks to our history or dreams. Jewelry given as a gift or bought for oneself can be particularly fraught with meaning. Jessica Key’s story about her new necklace is a perfect example. Jess is […]
I suspect Paul Coccia would be the ultimate shopping companion. He’d have something funny and deadly accurate to say about any item you tried on. When the garment was not right, he’d place all the blame squarely where it belongs: on the garment and all who conceived it. I had the privilege of working online […]