Culture

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…

Chalk it up to the seasons changing and our hard-earned tans fading but on the first day of fall we noticed our complexions looking a little, well… dull. But since it’s always a good idea to adjust your skincare routine as temperatures drop,…

HER Who? Gabrielle Roberts, 24, London The co-director of Wavey Garms, Gabrielle is a recent graduate of the London College of Fashion. A self-described, “Queen organizer,” she makes sure things happen and aspires to make Wavey Garms a global brand. A fan of…

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…