7 New Beauty Launches You Need to Know About in July

Photograph courtesy of ChanelFrom skincare to makeup and men’s fragrance… By Maddison Glendinning Date July 1, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Somehow, it’s already July and we’re now officially into the second half of the year. And whilst that is somewhat terrifying, particularly given many of us have spent four of the last six months indoors, the … Read more

Gucci Launches Off the Grid, Its First Sustainable Collection

Between rising consumer demands for sustainable practices and the secondhand clothing industry estimated to be valued at $64 billion by 2025, you can’t not practice eco-friendly fashion solutions. That’s the Herculean task that Gucci is taking on with Off the Grid, the Italian fashion house’s first environmentally-conscious collection heralded by creative director Alessandro Michele. “Gucci … Read more

Jenny Bird Launches the Everyday Hero Pin in Support of YWCA Canada

Photograph courtesy of Jenny BirdThe pin features “two hands lifting up a rainbow, to signify optimism unity and love.” By Maddison Glendinning Date June 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact people across the globe, brands are continuing their efforts to provide support to relief initiatives wherever possible. This week, Toronto-based … Read more

Kristen Noel Crawley Launches Beauty School to Help Next Class of Black Entrepreneurs

Kristen Noel Crawley is best known for her brand KNC Beauty‘s cult-favorite starry eye masks and nourishing lip masks and balms, and influencing her 416,000-plus followers with a sartorial taste that harkens back to the 90s. But in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests, Crawley reflected on how she can use her … Read more

Farfetch Launches New Sustainability Calculator on Site

Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images By Maddison Glendinning Date June 18, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter E-commerce giant Farfetch has announced the launch of a new online sustainability calculator designed to help consumers gain a better understanding of the environmental impact of their purchases. The fashion footprint tool outlines the impact of specific materials used within a … Read more

All of the New Beauty Product Launches to Know About in June

Photograph courtesy of 19/99 BeautyAll the headline-worthy launches landing this month. By Maddison Glendinning Date June 1, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter It’s hard to believe it’s June already. Somehow, March, April and May all seem to have blurred into one giant month and we’re almost now halfway through the year. One good thing that comes with … Read more

Billie Eilish Launches a New Collection With Uniqlo

From unexpected designer collabs to fresh window displays. By Eliza Grossman Date May 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Uniqlo launched the Bille Eilish x Takashi Murakami UT collection A collaboration between musician Billie Eilish and artist Takashi Murakami launched this week in Uniqlo stores. The two began their relationship over Instagram before partnering on Eilish’s music … Read more

Crayola Launches Shade Inclusive Crayons with Canadian Victor Casale

Photograph courtesy of Crayola By Maddison Glendinning Date May 22, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter The name Victor Casale is likely to ring a bell for just about every Canadian. In case it doesn’t, here’s a quick recap on why he’s a man to know: he was the chief chemist and managing director of R&D at MAC … Read more