Fraser balances music & academic life

Western grad student launches EP in midst of dissertation

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Kaya Fraser

Western boasts some of the most talented students in the arts. This week, local singer/songwriter and Canadian literature TA, Kaya Fraser, takes the spotlight.

One question most English students are asked is: what are you going to do with your arts degree? English grad student Kaya Fraser chose to write music. (read more)

Western students launch Earth-Fashion mag

Bertrand, Franklin and Mills want longevity for eco-trendiness

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Green is the new black.

No longer confined to a niche market of crunchy hippies and radical environmentalists, every fashion outlet in sight is promoting the green movement.

Vogue recently printed “30 Eco-Chic Tips” on how to save the planet while still turning heads, American Apparel promoted its 100 per cent organic cotton clothing with almost equal fervor as its Fair Trade motto, and the latest L’Oréal Toronto Fashion Week held Fashion Takes Action, a collaborative fashion show displaying eco-friendly Canadian designs. (read more)

Fall 2007: modern style, vintage trends

From the 1930s to the 1970s, clothing comes full circle

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Vintage trends

Although fashion is continually evolving, it often takes cues from past trends in order to create the modern looks for each coming season.

The autumn/winter 2007 season repeats this trend. From rich metallic dresses to oversize knits, this season’s garments are inspired by fashion history. (read more)

Winter boots fit for every occasion

Warm footwear by Frye, Livs, Geox and yes, even UGGs

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Since it’s impossible to walk in another woman’s shoes, a girl simply has to have her own pair of this season’s hottest boots. This winter there is a wide selection to choose from.

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