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It’s holiday season, which means tonnes of us will be ditching the holiday cheer (and our families) for some well-deserved travel time. Here’s our quick and easy guide to packing like a pro no matter your final destination. An all-inclusive in Tulum Hasta…

/ Culture / DIY
November 20, 2014

DIY: TRIANGLE NAILS

This week, our favourite nail artist Elfi Lemieux shows you how to do your very own triangle nail design. Here she uses shade of purple–it matches the scarf–but it’s (almost) the holidays so why not switch it up with something with a bit…

Oh Joy. Tis’ the season. Cold nights spent indoors with warm friends, the red Holiday cup from Starbucks and every version of “O Tannenbaum” stuck in your head until 01/01/15. Every year starting with Thanksgiving, we spread our glittery good will and festive…

Oh yeah. We know where you are. In the library, hunched over in a corner. Clad in stretchy pants and your favourite hoodie, sipping black tea from your trusty to-go tumbler. You’ve been there since 9:00 am, just early enough to nab the…

/ Culture / DIY
October 30, 2014

DIY Halloween Nails

Our resident nail artist Elfi Lemieux came up with some pretty rad nail designs for you to sport during our *favourite holiday of the year* – yes that special day where it’s perfectly acceptable to play dress-up AND eat monstrous amounts of candy…

If you’re anything like us, you spend all year thinking up the best costume ideas for Halloween and you swear the day can’t come any slower. But, September rolls around and so does your workload – so, by the time mid-October hits, you…

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October 22, 2014

DIY: Autumn Princess Nails

Need inspiration for your nail design? Our nail artist Elfi Lemieux is here to help. Follow these 7 steps and feel like the queen of fall. And because you’re a busy bee, buy yourself some time and shop our watches to complete your look!…

At CIS we’re all about awesome people doing awesome stuff and we’d like to introduce you to an amazing chick. But you already kind of know her.  Ema works with our collaborators Kastor & Pollux! Make sure to stop by our Instagram, Friday,…

Fall signals the return of many things:  evenings get crisp and new fall fashion comes out. But the end of long hot days and endless evenings doesn’t have to mean the end of fun. In fact, trust us when we say there will…

Remember when nail art consisted of applying a single colour on all of your nails? Yeah well, we are glad this boring era in nail fashion is behind us. Nowadays, nails are yet another medium to express yourself with! So follow these fall…