Tag: Fashion

Met Gala 2021 fashion roundup: ‘American Independence’

The return of the Met Gala marked the return of its most classic staples: Extravagant looks, varying adherence to the yearly theme, twitter commentary, and men in black suits.  Quannah Chasinghorse For model and Indigenous activist Quannah Chasinghorse, the gala’s theme of “American independence” was an opportunity to remind everyone[Read More…]

Reap what you sew

During the first few days of lockdown in March, I decided that I needed a good hobby to occupy my time, so I bought a sewing machine. When I was a kid, my aunt had taught me how to sew pillows, so I figured sewing dresses wouldn’t be that much[Read More…]

Cinched for the gods

Whether you’re a Pinterest mom, an Instagram baddie, or a dedicated Vogue reader like myself, you may have noticed one article of clothing taking over celebrity fashion within the past year: The Vivienne Westwood corset. Worn by the likes of Bella Hadid, FKA Twigs, and Barbie Ferreira, the corset is[Read More…]

Business meets style at Fashion Spectrum Competition

Fashion Spectrum, Canada’s only inter-university academic competition that focusses on fashion, is underway. Fashion Spectrum welcomes students from four Montreal university management schools—McGill, Concordia, ESG UQÀM, and HEC Montréal—to work with local fashion companies. In creating these partnerships between business students and established industry professionals, Fashion Spectrum aims to provide[Read More…]

Style and the city

What defines Montreal style? The typical outfit around campus often features heavy parkas, rolled up beanies, and thrifted sweaters. Montreal’s climate requires practical outerwear while its social scene requires tasteful dress. While it’s impossible to pin down a single style for an entire city, Jean-Claude Poitras, one of Montreal’s best-known[Read More…]

A fast-paced night showcases slow fashion in Montreal

The McCord Museum’s ‘After Hours: Slow Fashion’ event on Nov. 21 brought together members of Montreal’s fashion community for a night of celebrating sustainable style. The night’s programming focused on promoting creative and eco-friendly clothing and highlighted creative and ethical alternatives to fast fashion, the inexpensive clothing produced by mass-market[Read More…]

Best Looks on Earth: Student Style at OAP

OAP is more than a back-to-school barbeque; it’s also the perfect opportunity to survey McGill’s unique brand of street style, which this year included an abundance of relaxed-fit pants, one-of-a-kind customized pieces, and lived-in sneakers. The McGill Tribune spoke with OAP’s slickest students about their fashion inspirations, stories, and favourite pieces,[Read More…]

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