Superfluous Spending, Sales and Sustainability

By Safia Osoble

The season of excessive shopping has finally arrived. Black Friday recently passed, and the sales were… eye-wateringly unpleasant. This year during Black Friday, I limited myself to three articles of clothing, each an essential that I could see myself wearing countless times. The key question I ask myself when shopping is, “Do you actually like it? Or is it just a trend?” Many people, including myself, unconsciously buy a surplus of new articles of clothing because we see others wearing them. A couple months later, they will lie neglected in my closet. This is because fast fashion companies unethically mass-produce trending clothing items in order to reach the target audience. A lot of the time, they make a huge profit. We want to believe we are part of the brief, but fabulous, emerging movement or fad. We give no thought to the hard labour that created the item, and when it’s no longer trending, we won’t wear it anymore. 

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Spring Fashion Trends 2021

By Imani King

Sunshine, flowers, and allergy season…it’s finally arrived! At last, the snow has melted and the bitter Canadian winds have eased. Lucky for us, this doesn’t just mean that the weather is evolving, but the fashion world too! No further shall we bury our shorts in our drawers, as the time to be outdoors has finally come! 

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Autumn Fashion Trends 2020

By Imani King

As the temperature slowly decreases, and sunny days are making less and less of an appearance, people are being forced to ditch the shorts and dresses and bring out their fall looks. As a result, I took a deep dive into various social media platforms and designer webpages to find the hottest trends for the 2020 chilly season and deliver them to you. 

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