Pepsi: Thin is In

Thin is in at New York Fashion Week this month – but this time we can’t blame the fashion industry. Pepsi is releasing a “slim, attractive new can” that is the “perfect compliment to today’s most stylish looks”, according to Jill Beraud, chief marketing officer, Pepsi. But Pepsi doesn’t stop…

Social Media Sweethearts

Ken wants Barbie back and he’s pulling out all the stops. To help him out, Mattel has launched a serious social media campaign that’s sure to get Barbie’s attention!

SAG Awards – Fashion Hits and Misses

Another weekend, another awards show.  The good news? This time there were far fewer fashion victims. HITS Claire Danes Claire looks gorgeous in this floral number.  The ruffles add some volume up top while the length adds drama.  This frock is decidedly easy-going – a friend of mine even commented…

Golden Globes – Fashion Hits and Misses

It’s awards season and that means prime red carpet watching time for us fashionistas.  First up: The Golden Globes.  My Twitter feed was a-flurry with commentary on the fashion choices of the red carpet celebs.  Some of the best amateur commentary I found on Twitter was from my good friend…

Confessions of a Beauty Junkie pt. 2

Last weekend I brought you part 1 in my Confessions of a Beauty Junkie series, focusing on how to create the perfect canvas for the rest of your makeup. This time I’m going to focus on the products you need to create the perfect eye look. Having the right eye…

Cosmic Identity Crisis

I love to be the centre of attention.  I’m ambitious, passionate and love to talk.  I’m a little lavish and dislike the ordinary.  To anyone who’s a zodiac buff, it’s obvious what sign I fall under.  However, I was informed this morning that I am not, in fact, a Leo.…

A Bit of Rhetoric – Obama and the Tucson tragedy

Last night, President Obama gave a moving speech about the recent Tucson shootings.  Sometimes, the best way to understand something is to analyze it in a visual format.  My favourite platform for doing so is Wordle, a website that transforms text into art, with word size corresponding with how often…