Young people helping to fashion a more sustainable market for secondhand clothing
The secondhand clothing market is booming led by younger people who care about sustainability, affordability, and an independent or unique style.
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba one of 10 recognized as L’Oréal Paris Canadian ‘Women of Worth’
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba is honoured by L’Oreal, with a Canadian Women of Worth award
Sweet relief: Whitby Christmas Market welcomed by vendors and visitors alike
Vendors were pleased to be back in an in-person Christmas Market in Whitby which offered a chance to tell their stories in person.
‘The wardrobe of the metaverse’: Digital clothing could be the future of the fashion industry
In the new age of face and body filters, clothing may be next to dominate the virtual world.
Thrifting entrepreneurs find Instagram a good fit for finding customers
A surge in vintage and thrift shopping builds a business plan for those with an eye of pre-loved clothes.
Drug store cosmetic brands failing to cater to many BIPOC consumers
The cosmetics industry, including large companies such as Revlon, CoverGirl and Maybelline, has not provided accessible and inexpensive products that work for people of colour, experts say
Pandemic pressures: “Thrifting” on the rise saving money and the environment
Thrift shopping has increased in popularity since the pandemic began, especially with young people.
Lookahead ’21: Museum links pandemic, wartime challenges in ‘Make Do and Mend’ workshop series
On Feb. 19, the Canadian War Museum will host the latest in its series of “Make Do and Mend” online events, which were inspired by an exhibition about everyday life during the Second World War and advocate for resourceful, self-sufficient living in 2021. During the LeBreton Flats-based museum’s closure during the COVID-19 pandemic, an online portal called Museum at Home…
The beauty business faces an ugly turn during COVID-19
Prestige beauty takes a hit worldwide as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of slowing down.
How the Harry Styles Cardigan Challenge inspired me to pick up a new hobby during the COVID-19 quarantine
Making a version of a cardigan sported by British entertainer Harry Styles inspired Capital Current’s Kayla Christoffer to make one of her own.