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Preparing for Fashion Preview like #NYFW – Here’s What Everyone in Montreal is “Sayin”

October 22, 2016

Before New York Fashion Week, my #NYFWSQUAD and I prepare intensely for a rigorous schedule of back-to-back shows, interviews and events. While in Montreal, we find ourselves doing the same thing for Fashion Preview. “For its 6th edition, Fashion Preview, a showcase of collections designed and manufactured in Canada, reaffirms its unique and innovative identity that will demonstrate the talents of Quebec and Canadian fashion, while contributing to their growth and their expansion through exclusive trade relationships. Fall 2016 will…

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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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Views of the World Film & Music Festival: an American Festival opening new Markets in Montreal

October 8, 2016

Montreal was a gracious host to Views of the World Film & Music Festival last September, an American Festival now opening new markets for local independent filmmakers and production houses. Spearheaded by the Zgarka family, the festival proved successful and fruitful for years to come. Founded by a consort of Film, TV, Production and Marketing professionals, Views of the World Film & Music Festival’s primary mission is to present films, scripts & film with the objective of raising  awareness of social…

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Black Film Festival Montreal: Clement Virgo & Maya Angelou to Micheal Jackson & Spike Lee

October 4, 2016

Montreal’s Black Film Festival can’t be described by mere theoretical nouns. It has to be experienced to feel the spirit of our Ancestors come alive through the reincarnated visuals. This is my second year attending the Festival. I make it a point to attend, not because of the word”Black” in it’s title – I attend because it brings me closer to understanding my heritage as a Black Woman. However, The Montreal Black Film Festival is a safe heaven not only for “Blacks” but…

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A NEW WOMAN TODAY CONFERENCE: NOT JUST A FEMINIST MOVEMENT #ANWTRISE

September 19, 2016

The last time I felt excited was when I was eight years old, in New York, the day before our first family trip to Six Flags. My sisters and I selected our outfits the night before, and were fully prepared but the excitement was too much for us to sleep. That’s exactly what happened the night before A New Woman Today, I selected my outfit, was fully prepared but was too excited to sleep. I felt deep down that something magical was going…

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La rentrée: ton guide complet du lundi au vendredi du nouvelle année avec Shanice Owens

August 30, 2016

La rentrée… eh oui, on est déjà arrivé à cette période de l’année. Je ne peux pas croire que les tenues d’été et de festivals soient déjà derrière nous. Trouver la tenue parfaite pour la reprise des cours n’est pas chose facile, pas plus que de garder le rythme pendant les cinq premiers jours du nouveau semestre. Nous avons ce qu’il te faut avec un guide complet sur ce qu’il faut porter du lundi au vendredi de ta nouvelle année avec le modèle Shanice…

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