OK, now we’re talking. You know what your wardrobe was missing? A stylish round toe lace-up ankle boot. Why? Because there isn’t a lot of styles that allow you to both look tough and classy in the same stride. Want to wear your…

Collisions of crazy colours and punchy patterns dominated our truly over-the-top, fall shoot. And throughout the wonderful mayhem, our busy bodied girls looked killer in embroidered flats, sharp slip-ons and hyped heels. It might be getting cold, but there’s still reason to be…

By way of skateboarding, Pete Williams got into streetwear and has been blogging about it for years. He’s also the founder of popular Canadian streetwear brand Raised by Wolves. Here’s what he had to say about his work at legendary lifestyle blogs and…

DJ Babi Audi first made music as a kid using random objects she’d find lying around the house. We spoke with her about her path, inspirations and future plans. By Ben Pobjoy You’re a DJ. How did you get into music and how…

Who? Vanessa Heins, 30, Toronto Originally from Vancouver, Vanessa moved to Toronto for uni in 2002 to study photography. Since then she’s photographed the who’s who of the music (Carly Rae Jepsen, The National, City and Colour, etc.) for some of the world’s top…

September 23, 2014

Music Map – Banks

Cut + paste to generate? Reimagine & recreate? Stay up late to innovate? We celebrate 5 original acts that have each arrived at stellar songs through unique approaches to songwriting. From dark beats to bright bleeps, this is the fifth and last artist…

Let’s face it. Sometimes you just want to slip on some shoes, not to be bothered with socks and be comfortable all day (I’m looking at you, heels!) BUT you still want something a little dressier than your sneakers. Well, we’re pretty sure…

Like it or not, fall (fashion) is here. While we are making no apologies for the ah-mazingness that is autumn wear, we know you may be hesitant to, ahem, fully embrace the season just yet. Well, CIS knows how to turn that frown…

Who? Ken Valencia, 18, Winnipeg Known for rocking a mint look that’s equal parts preppy and street, this self-documenting teen has a peachy, fashion-y point of view that’s all the rage on Instagram and Lookbook. While Ken is currently an assistant manager at Call…

September 16, 2014

Music Map – Lunice

Cut + paste to generate? Reimagine & recreate? Stay up late to innovate? We celebrate 5 original acts that have each arrived at stellar songs through unique approaches to songwriting. From dark beats to bright bleeps, this is the fourth artist of our…