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 […]
The word “fierce” is the perfect fit for Délani Valin’s personal style and her writing. She just won the Malahat Review’s prize for best long poem. You can read her interview about that well-deserved award here . You should also pick up a copy of Exile Edition’s Those Who Make Us: Canadian Creature, Myth, and […]