The Read

 
In Her Shoes: Marielle Elizabeth

In Her Shoes: Marielle Elizabeth

A voice for slow fashion and size inclusivity, Marielle advocates for brands to take responsibility of their business practices. We sat down with Marielle to discuss why slow fashion begins with you, the consumer.
6-minute read
In His Shoes: Jereme

In His Shoes: Jereme

Jereme is breaking stereotypes with his family of quickly-growing salons. We caught a glimpse of his top motivators and entrepreneurial wisdom when we put him in the hot seat.
4-minute read
In His Shoes: Jared Smith

In His Shoes: Jared Smith

We sat down with Edmonton’s Jared Smith. Former co-founder of INCITE Marketing, he is now making moves in the luxury vacation rental industry. We get a snapshot of his highlights and his lowlights.
11-minute read
In His Shoes: Andrew Ference

In His Shoes: Andrew Ference

Andrew Ference rose to notoriety during his career as an NHL defenceman, but this business-minded Edmontonian is anything but a stereotypical jock. We sat down with Andrew to ask him about what keeps him motivated & life after hockey.
5-minute read
In His Shoes: Jesse Kupina

In His Shoes: Jesse Kupina

We sat down to chat with Jesse Kupina, a Gastro-Pub Innovator and Nightclub Guru. In plain-speak, he’s the Co-Owner/Founder of Central Social Hall and The Ranch Roadhouse in Edmonton, Alberta.
13-minute read
New(ish) Dads of Poppy Barley

New(ish) Dads of Poppy Barley

There is no guidebook for becoming a dad. Even the most seasoned and competent planner is going to have a host of curveballs thrown his way in the first few years.
3-minute read
What Fashion Revolution Week Means to the People Helping to Shape It

What Fashion Revolution Week Means to the People Helping to Shape It

Meet four like-minded companies, brands, and individuals who are working hard to create a more equitable and green fashion industry.
13-minute read
Everyday Luxury With Fine Artist Giselle Denis

Everyday Luxury With Fine Artist Giselle Denis

Providing the near-hypnotic paintings for our Spring 2018 campaign—and Flagship—performance painter Giselle Denis tells us the meaning of "everyday luxury".
10-minute read
In Her Shoes: Brittni Jessie, Leon Bridges

In Her Shoes: Brittni Jessie, Leon Bridges

Last August, we met Brittni Jessie while she was headlining with Leon Bridges at EFMF. Here, she talks travel, music, and why—when it comes to great style—less is more: "You don’t need a lot of instruments to make a great song."
7-minute read
Fashion in the Middle East: Traveling (Far) For Work

Fashion in the Middle East: Traveling (Far) For Work

Photographer Tina Chang travels from Edmonton to Abu Dhabi in pursuit of fashion. She returns with a big portfolio, and an even bigger perspective on life.
11-minute read
In His Shoes: Daniel Braun @TresCarnales

In His Shoes: Daniel Braun @TresCarnales

From the co-owner of Tres Carnales and Rostizados, find out Daniel Braun's approach to dining, what life is really like in the Shoe Capital of the World, and the Mexican cure to a hangover.
16-minute read
In Her Shoes: Erica Wark @EricaOnFashion

In Her Shoes: Erica Wark @EricaOnFashion

When someone yells at us on the street and fires us a hand symbol, it's not always awesome. For Erica Wark, awesome is the only way to describe it. Meet The Social CTV's resident stylist and find out what Poppy Barley shoe she loves.
8-minute read