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In 2009, Dan Lardner met Alex  Niemetz. The two went for ice cream and the next thing you know, they were playing in band together along with Dan’s childhood bud, Peter Baumann. They were 17. Last month, the New York City-based four-piece (Texan,…

/ Culture / DIY
July 18, 2013

DIY: Watch Strap

A watch is not only a useful thing to wear, but it’s also the centrepiece of a girl’s arm swag. For that matter, an arm swag (or arm party) is the way you pile up your jewellery on one wrist and show the…

Whether you’re an iPhone addict or all about the Android (we can be friends, right?), loading up on a collection of awesome apps is a must. Apps are functional, social and sometimes, just plain fun. Instagram, Snap Chat and Facebook are probably already…

/ Culture / DIY
July 5, 2013

DIY: Custom Sneakers

How nice is the sneaker trend? Very nice. But everyone having the same sneakers? Not that nice. That’s why DIY was invented, to be different and allow you to have fun with clothes. Also, being creative is always good for the soul —…

After the flood, comes the sun. Or in this case the Stampede. For a while we held our breath, unsure whether Calgary would be able to host its annual Calgary Stampede where cowboys—real, actual cowboys—compete in everything from bull riding to chuck wagon…

Since the NorthSide Festival is all about discovering new bands, we’ve put together a playlist of some of the best songs from some of the best bands we saw over the weekend. No, we didn’t include Solange’s “Losing You,” The Walkmen’s “The Rat”…

Last Friday afternoon we grabbed our bags and headed to New York City. But we weren’t there to see the Statue of Liberty, kiss our main squeeze on the top of the Empire State Building or line-up for a cupcake at Magnolia Bakery….

Nothing is more synonymous with summer than colour. As soon as the weather warms up, we all bust out our pastels and primary hues. It’s our way of expressing joy that the season of road trips, poolside hangs and backyard parties is finally…

We’re marking down the days till we jump on a plane for Europe (London and Paris to be exact) and we’re makin’ a list of all our Euro trip essentials. We’re trying our very best not to over pack. Shoes are our weakness,…

This year there’s one movie that’s perfect for Prom inspiration; “The Great Gatsby.” Released just in time for the Big Night, it means the 1920′s look is a big theme this year. The movie, which features designs by Miuccia Prada, displays plenty of…