100-mile Earrings by Indigenous weaver, Shirley Brown

I was expecting glass jars with cotton beards and raisin oatmeal cookies when I attended the craft fair at Mt.Pleasant Elementary yesterday. Instead, I met Shirley Brown, a cedar bark weaver and jewelry maker. A year ago, before I’d heard of things like the WhoMadeMyClothes campaign and the True Cost Documentary I probably would have admired Shirley’s […]

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Let the Sequins Fly: SFU Fashion Week heads to Vancouver

“Cut it out, kid.” That’s pretty much what Vancouver Fashion Week said to Kayode Fatoba when he launched SFU Fashion Week, the city’s first ever fashion show organized by and for university students. Naturally, he’s doing the exact opposite. Fatoba is an undergraduate student at SFU. He founded SFU Fashion Week in 2014 in order to give students […]

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