Growing up meant learning to love my curly hair after years of hating it
Capital Current’s Maya Riachi has curly hair but taking care of it is tricky. Until she learned how, she writes, she struggled with it.
One of Ottawa’s biggest vintage flea markets gears up for cooler season ahead
The Ottawa FlyMarket, a popular vintage clothing flea market, looks ahead at its first indoor event of the season.
‘It’s the treasure hunt:’ Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show returns after pandemic hiatus
After three year pandemic hiatus The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show is back and features more than 60 vendors from Ontario and Quebec.
“Be Somewhere Else”: Lush Cosmetics has decided to leave four major social media platforms
Lush announced on Instagram that the company would be taking a step back from four major platforms in all 48 countries where it operates.
Come on Barbie, let’s go party: Mississauga hosts the World of Barbie
The World of Barbie exhibit in Mississauga features a life-size experience of Barbie products, says Capital Current writer Celia Bildfell.
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.