the unexpected return of the wellington boot

the unexpected return of the wellington boot

Forget stilettos. Thanks to the pandemic’s effect on lifestyles, fashion-conscious consumers may finally be seeing the benefit of practical footwear. Wellies – worn by toddlers, dog walkers and festival-goers – are now the choice of the stylish, too.

The boots more accustomed to muddy fields were on the catwalks of Prada, Bottega Veneta and Versace. Hunter – the British welly brand that dates back to 1856 – had a 114% rise in sales of its classic Original Tall Boot design compared with last year.

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All The Fashion News You Missed This Week

All The Fashion News You Missed This Week

 

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Roots has teamed up with Canada’s Drag Race winner,

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Heres All the Culture News You Missed This Week

Heres All the Culture News You Missed This Week

From a Shawn Mendes documentary to an upcoming book by Emily Ratajkowski, here’s what made headlines this week.

There’s a Shawn Mendes documentary coming to Netflix
Grammy-nominated singer Shawn Mendes is the subject of an upcoming documentary scheduled to land on Netflix on November 23. The film, titled In Wonder, is a portrait of the 22-year-old Canadian musician’s life,

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26 Canadian Fashion Brands Making Face Masks for Consumers

26 Canadian Fashion Brands Making Face Masks for Consumers

With social distancing orders still very much in effect across Canada, fashion brands are increasingly coming up with ways to help support the community at this time, including pivoting manufacturing to produce PPE for hospitals and frontline workers. Now, a handful of brands have also committed to producing face masks for consumers to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. You can,

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How much is that doggie coat in the window The rise of pet fashion

How much is that doggie coat in the window The rise of pet fashion

“I just want to stay really strong with my brand and keep being a positive light for people. The more I can be recognised as a fashion icon, the more that dream gets closer and closer,” the influencer Boobie Billie recently told The Insider. Billie’s near-daily stream of selfies show her sitting glamorously in catwalk-ready poses, dressed in Jacquemus,

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My Story Filmmaker Michelle Latimer on Indigenous Stories Her New TV Series Trickster and More

My Story Filmmaker Michelle Latimer on Indigenous Stories Her New TV Series Trickster and More

For Michelle Latimer, who used to work at the TIFF box office just so she could get passes to see films during the festival, 2020 has been a full circle moment. This year, the Métis/Algonquin filmmaker premiered two projects at TIFF: a documentary titled Inconvenient Indian, and CBC television series Trickster.

“Growing up, I saw very little of my experience represented accurately on screen,

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Mariah Carey Says Son Moroccan 9 Was Bullied By a White Supremacist

Mariah Carey Says Son Moroccan 9 Was Bullied By a White Supremacist

 

During her recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live, Mariah Carey discussed her memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, and shared an experience that her 9-year-old son, Moroccan, recently faced, by a white supremacist.

Racial prejudice and racism are things her son Moroccan has already had to deal with in a painful way, the ‘without you’ singer explained: “Rocky just got bullied the other day by a white [supremacist] that he thought was his friend,

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A sign of revolution why the black power beret is making a comeback

A sign of revolution why the black power beret is making a comeback

rom Che Guevara to the Black Panthers, it’s been an eternal symbol of revolution and counterculture. Now the beret is back as a symbol of black power, with activists and celebrities donning the soft-round hat for interviews and photoshoots.

As Black History Month began this week, Ashley Banjo from the dance troupe Diversity gave his first interview after the group’s Black Lives Matter-inspired Britain’s Got Talent routine to British GQ in a tightly pulled beret.

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The golden age of TV costume design

The golden age of TV costume design

Using Sex and the City as a fashion reference in 2020 is a risk. But, retro as it now is, when Carrie Bradshaw first trotted on to our screens in 1998, wearing body-con dresses, Dior saddle bags and Manolos, she and the show, were outliers. Up until that point, TV characters had rarely, if ever, been so fashion-forward.

We emulated The Rachel,

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Shawn Mendes Hints At Collaboration With Justin Bieber As He Gushes Over Their Close Friendship

Shawn Mendes Hints At Collaboration With Justin Bieber As He Gushes Over Their Close Friendship

The collab rumors began when the two Canadian singers were seen at a recording studio together back in August.
The ‘mercy’ hitmaker spoke during an interview on Britain’s Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp. As when one of the hosts asked Shawn Mendes if he would ever collaborate with Justin Bieber.

The host asked Mendes: “I wonder if it’s true Shawn,

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