My Last Summer in Halifax

My Last Summer in Halifax

Five years ago I was packing up my life to move to Halifax for university; now I'm packing up once again to move back home to Toronto. When I started my degree I had no idea how much would happen during my five years in the Maritimes. I turned my passion into my career, found [...]

Innovation in the Air as SHAD Valley Dalhousie Learns to Code

Innovation in the Air as SHAD Valley Dalhousie Learns to Code

On an average summer afternoon at Dalhousie University, the campus buildings are quiet. The majority of students from the university are away, taking a break from academia and resting up for the new school year that September promises. But in July there is a different energy on campus - 50 bright and ambitious high school students have made [...]

Nourishment Delivered to Your Door – Nourish Curated Wellness

Nourishment Delivered to Your Door – Nourish Curated Wellness

This morning I received in the mail my very first Nourish box, and was so excited I had to write about it right away! Nourish Curated Wellness is a Halifax-based subcription box program that serves up delicious snacks and food items curated by two local nutritionists, Stephanie McWilliams and Emily Bush. The quarterly boxes, which [...]

Emerging Atlantic Designers Shine at the Design and Artistry Showcase this Weekend

Emerging Atlantic Designers Shine at the Design and Artistry Showcase this Weekend

Welcome to world fashion month, where trendsetters rave about spring and summer fashion half a year before it becomes relevant in the consumers' minds. The focus of this time of year is often on the big fashion houses and the one-off designers skilled/unique/lucky enough to make it to the runway with the big dogs. But [...]

Like a Creamsicle

Like a Creamsicle

This time of year is the best for shopping - the fall collections are starting to bloom, and the spring/summer collections are on super sale to make way for warmer pieces. My office wardrobe is full of winter and summer clothing, but because I have been in classes every autumn since I was six years [...]

Encoded City

Encoded City

A lot can be characterized in a city's colour palette. Halifax is all blues, the sky and sea sharing between them the spectrum of cool shades. A certain Brooklyn neighbourhood called Red Hook shares these beautiful blues - just look at my scarf! - and a certain digital fashion project is here to share the [...]

Vita Bella

Vita Bella

Halifax in the summer is truly beautiful. The sun breaks through thick fluffy clouds and illuminates not only the sparkling ocean water but the bright flowers and life of this small, bustling city. Though the summer is Halifax's busiest time of year, it's peaceful in the Public Gardens, a beautiful historic oasis right in the heart [...]