It’s peanut butter jelly time! Just kidding, it’s not quite time for that tasty lunch-time snack, (or horribly catchy song we pretend to hate), though it is time to talk hot or not: jelly shoes edition. Yet another 80’s trend is back on…

Remember that poorly crafted photo book held together with pipe cleaners and white glue you made for mom way-back-when? Well, this is soooo much better than that. If there’s one thing moms’ love more than DIY gifts it’s DIY gifts covered in chocolate….

It’s time to get fancy ‘errbody—with flats. Say what?! Flats are fancy? Yes, yes they are. That’s right, CIS has taken things in a more pointed direction this year and we’re here to show you how to fancy up just about any outfit…

This season’s nail game is all about DIY striped nails. Whether you like your stripes on the vertical, horizontal or diagonal (or all of the above) this DIY nail art is both fun and easy to do with ready-made striping tools that can…

Shake of those winter blues (and hat, goose-down coat and double knitted mitts and anything else that pays semblance to bulky winter-wear) because Call it Spring is in the air and boy do we L-O-V-E it. If you’re stuck somewhere between bare-foot ballerinas…

This season we just can’t get enough of those purr-fect pumps more fondly referred to as kitten heels.  And while you may be quick to discount the stiletto’s shorter cousin, don’t knock it till you try it. They’re functional and, despite popular belief,…

What’s crinkly, colourful and cute all over? If you guessed your auntie May’s unfortunate perm job (minus the cute bit) then think again. It’s the scrunchie. As the once-upon-a-time go-to hair tie found in every girl’s desk drawer, the resurrection of this ‘90s…

Lips, lashes, locks and yes, of course, nails! This New Year’s Eve prep yourself pretty with a manicure worthy of ringing in the promise of 2014. NYE is always about the glam, from those glittery pumps to that gotta-have-it gem-encrusted clutch, your nails…

What’s to love more than a great shoe and an equally great mani? Nail art needn’t be left to the pros or drugstore stick-n-peels; all you need are some wicked office supplies, a bottle of your fave fall nail colour and a relatively…

September 30, 2013

Hot or Not: Creepers

Jeepers, are you wearing creepers?! The better question may be: what in the heck are creepers? No, we’re not talking peeping toms; we’re referring to the flatform-meets-oxford-meets-punk shoe that has come to dominate both runway and street alike, making it one of the latest…