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Rip The Runway #Slayedit from The Catwalk to Social Awareness of Mental Awareness

October 13, 2016

“Rip the Runway” Fashion for a Cause, took Montreal by storm with it’s highly entertaining Fashion Show in support of Mental Illness Awareness. Hosted by Malik Shaheed, Entertainment Reporter, and Catherine Verdon-Diamond of Breakfast Television Montreal, all proceeds were donated to DESTA Black Youth Network.   Rip the Runway Hosts Malik Shaheed & Catherine Verdon-Diamond   Featured Designers Inwear Matinique Boutique Monroe Zipped Online Boutique MADD Fashions by Angella Alexis Cocody Collections Anomal Couture Kayzia Couture          …

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The Premium Outlet Montreal Shopping Challenge

May 13, 2016

A day well spent, is a day shopping. For most, the objective is always to get more for less, without sacrificing quality. Yesterday, Slayedit New York met the challenge put forth by Premium Outlet Montreal – the goal was to create a summer look with $150. My Look Challenge: Montreal: “décontracté”  New York “chill-lax” 1. White canavas keds 2. Oversized white tee 3. Black dual ripped jeans CHALLENGE ACCEPTED: PREMIUM OUTLET MONTREAL At 9:54 am, I was outside the Famous Footwear…

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LOS ANGELES “BEAUTIFUL” PLAY: COMING TO MONTREAL (MAY 14th, 2016)

April 4, 2016

Prepare to be shocked, enlightened, entertained but mostly inspired as Jozanne Marie brings to life: “Beautiful” an intense solo show, where the writer encompasses the wrongs done to three generations of women: her grandmother, her mother and herself. In this provoking performance, the writer-performer talks about her struggle to build a relationship with an abusive father, from whom she sought approval despite his assaults. Depicting multiple characters, Marie delivers an impassioned performance, breaking down walls on the issues of rape,…

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Blac Biblio: ABC’s of Canadian Black History Kit kicks off #BHM in Montreal

February 7, 2016

What an exciting time for Afro-Canadians! On February 2nd, Blacbiblio.com launched a revolutionary scholastic tool that will simplify and accelerate teaching Canadian Black History in schools. The launch was held at McGill Campus in Montreal with a invitation list as fascinating as the book itself. Objectives of the ABC’s of Canadian Black History is to: create awareness, integrate curriculum and cross-curricular applications. “Black Biblio has developed an African-Canadian educational kit with reference resources, database content and multimedia services…that can help…

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#PRODUCTREVIEWTUESDAY: XTREME LASHES VS. YOUNIQUE’ 3D MASCARA (FINALE)

February 2, 2016

After wearing XTREME lashes for 3 weeks, I am going back to Younique’s 3D mascara. I was extremely delighted to be a subject of trial but the cons of XTREME lashes outweighs the pros. PROS:  – Extremely light weight and unobstructed – Feel just like real lashes – Gives a very natural look CONS: – Removing the mascara is tedious  – The XTREME lashes mascara is clumpy  – High maintenance  – Costly  In essence, once you purchase the Younique mascara,…

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Montreal Diversity: Miss Senegal Canada

December 13, 2015

Miss Senegal Canada Contestants  Friday, December 11th was the first edition of Miss Senegal Canada: a pageant were the winner would wear the title for a year. As an Activist, I support most community based organizations and this was no exception; the night was filled with entertainment, namely Zale Seck. Zale Seck performing with his students Sponsors of this event included: Royal Air Maroc and Diallo Traiteur; locally based Senegalese Restaurant. Amongst the four contestants: Soukèye, Anta, Aindi and Diana…

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