Rise and shine with Ray Kadiri

Rise and shine with Ray Kadiri

The Halifax makeup artist and social media stunner uses cosmetics to express and empower.
Makeup artist, jewellery designer, vlogger and beauty influencer Ray Kadiri (AKA Rayraykad) is a by all accounts a striking individual.

Uniforme Inc’s functional fashion

Durable, practical and fresh as hell, Jesse Ingalls and Kevin MacDonald pay tribute to the working class hero with their line of workwear.
"An interpretation of Maritime blue collar.

All eyes on Alexa Pope

Meet the women behind downtown’s recently expanded trend-chasing boutique.
Alexa Pope 1477 Lower Water Street

Genevieve Gruenke is Halifax's jean queen

Make your favourite clothing last forever with custom tailor shop, Rerocc Halifax.
While Genevieve Gruenke has only had her biz Rerocc Halifax open for a few months, she's really been working as a tailor since the age of nine.

Shotgun Vintage calling

Sam Hatfield breathes new life into throwback clothing with her trendy streetwear startup.
When Sam Hatfield was a kid, she used to design hypothetical outfits for the Spice Girls.

Nailed it: 3 designers to watch at NSCAD's Tooth and Nail

NSCAD's year-end fashion spectacular is brimming with breakthrough talent.

Suit up with our Spring Fashion issue

It's a look

Solitha Shortte walks the walk

The model, runway coach and founder of Soli Productions is changing the fashion industry, one show at a time.
“ When I first moved here I didn’t think the Black girls were into this,” says model, runway coach and humble changemaker Solitha Shortte. “I’m Caribbean as well, so I’m not only Black but I’m foreign.

Kemmy Smith's pumped up kicks

Kreations by Kemmy turns sneakers into fashion statements you won’t find on a store shelf.
T he first time Kemmy Smith decided to customize a pair of sneakers, it wasn’t a business venture—he just wanted to express himself.

Halifax Street Style: Grafton Street

Scouring the streets for the city's most fashionable
Name: Julia McKaig Age: 27 Spotted: Grafton Street Wearing: Pants, Zara; shirt, Urban Outfitters; boots, Little Burgundy; jacket, vintage from Paris

Right here, right now: a review of NSCAD’s fashion gala

The sights, seams and futuristic dreams behind the annual runway show.
It was a packed ballroom last Saturday night as NSCAD’s annual fundraising fashion gala prepped to send models strutting down the runway. Bodies made way to seats and the university’s president, Dianne Taylor-Gearing, gave opening remarks about how the art school “is the future, always looking ahead as it carries its rich, historic past.”

Faire Child wants to know who made your clothes

Local and sustainable kids’ line celebrates Fashion Revolution Week at the Discovery Centre.
Faire Child’s Fashion Revolution Sat Apr 28, 11am-4pm Discovery Centre 1215 Lower Water Street

Soak up our Spring Fashion issue

Soli Productions, Kreations by Kemmy and NSCAD's fashion gala

Forever Ellen Yeung

The fashion blogger talks trends and wearing what you like.
Who she is After moving to Halifax from Toronto three years ago, Ellen Yeung needed a hobby.

Inside the lines: Halifax designers to watch

The stories and looks behind four emerging local lines you should be keeping an eye on.

Anna Gilkerson's basic instinct

Her locally made AKG line hones in on simple comfort.
There's something really satisfying about stepping into Anna Gilkerson's north end boutique, Makenew, kind of like that short-lived feeling you get just after meticulously making your bed.

Mildest dreams

Ceramic and leather work together in Shaya Ishaq’s stunning jewellery line, Mild Eyes.
Shaya Ishaq holds her favourite piece of jewellery as the sunlight streams in on her face.

The nature of Goldfinch and Thistle

Meet the makers behind the outdoor-inspired, preservative-free remedy and beauty line.
A mutual interest and satisfaction in foraging and DIY culture led Dartmouth natives Najet Ghanai and Sarah-Jean Jones to experiment with herbal preparations like oil infusions, decoctions and tinctures.

Halifax style icon: Ten Handahu

Fashion advice from a runway-ready blogger.
Ten Handahu, half of the brother-sister duo behind the fashion blog Lion Hunter, wasn't always into clothes.

Tee party: three shirts for spring

In anticipation of bare arm season, a tease of three Halifax-made tees.
APM You might know Bermuda-born, Halifax-based Duane Jones’s line as Be Glitterati, but this spring he’s making some changes.

Spring fashion 2014

Hot and cool seasonal looks from local designers, plus up-and-coming model Ivy Matheson. Click here for The Coast’s look at local looks!


In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 35
January 23, 2020

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