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Fashion Featured Stories:

    • Professional and Hot – Business attire this winter!

      by Tina Olivero

      Ideas, warmth, fashion.  Take a look at what’s trending this winter in the OGM! This OGM Fashion Spread comes to you in partnership with Sophia Models International Concept: Sophia Models International Photography By: Jackie Duncan Styling By: Katrina Martinez Clothing By: HBC Thanks to Hines Management Downtown Calgary Alberta Model: Iain M. (Sophia Models) Model: […]

    • It’s About Time

      by Tina Olivero

      Personal interpretation of images are wide and varied. One person may look at a picture and feel connection. Another may look at an image and feel attracted. Another may look at an image and feel jealous. Another may look at an image and feel happy. And they may all be looking at the “exact same […]

    • Fashion Tech Wearables

      by Moona Khan

      Fashion tech wearables are clothing, accessories, and devices that incorporate technology with convenient features and functions while being aesthetically pleasing and stylish. Wearable technology is going beyond the usual fitness trackers and smartwatches that consumers are accustomed to.  Tech wearables are being incorporated into more and more apparels, textiles, and devices including clothing, jewelry, headgear, […]

    • Delivering The Want Engine

      by Erika Racicot

      The truth is, impulse can be a near uncontrollable urge, especially when it comes to shopping. From candy at the checkout aisle, to a sweater on a mannequin as you walk by the window, impulse is what drives us to buy. Capitalizing on that impulse to buy and providing a seamless gateway which enables retailers to be there at that […]

    • Pay Attention To The Details

      by Linita E. Mathew

      Wake up. Get ready. Go to work. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. Every morning life seems to follow the same patterns: we follow the same routines, we see the same people and then we come home to a similar space and do it all over again the next day. The places we interact with, lack originality and […]

    • 21st Century Woman – Interview with Chelsey Ansell

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Above Attire: Akris Punto jacket, Akris Punto blouse, Akris Punto pant, Lanvin necklace, Fendi watch, Michael Kors bag, Oliver People’s sunglasses, Tumi luggage, and Salvatore Ferragamo shoes. Available at Holt Renfrew. Stylists: Christina Diaconescu, Reba Hopf Make Up: Jen Hjelmeland from Bobbi Brown What does being a 21St Century Woman mean to you? The female mindset […]

    • 21st Century Woman

      by Anna Murray

      What does being a 21St Century Woman mean to you? Being a 21st century woman means learning how to balance work, family life, and community commitments all while trying to remember to brush your hair in the morning. Why is personal style important for any woman to recognize? Embracing your personal style is a fun […]

    • 21st Century Gentleman

      by Liane Angerman, Associate Editor

      Your clothing choices are a direct reflection of how you make decisions and impact your levels of success in all aspects of life. Your business-clothing choices speak volumes about you, and create a strong visual impression to those who know you and to those who do not. According to Jordan Singer of Henry Singer (Calgary […]

    • Diamond Dilemma

      by Linita E. Mathew

      He sat on the edge of the bench, palms sweaty, a weight in the pit of his stomach. He sat on the cold bench staring at the city’s most prominent jewellery store which lay just a few steps in front of him. Slowly he inhaled as he pondered the most important decision of his life. […]

    • An Element of Ebel

      by Linita E. Mathew

      The four classical elements that reside in the external world are: air, water, fire, and earth. In their natural states, these elements are said to compose all of life and bring balance to the environment. When balance is needed externally, it must be provided internally as well. As such, there are two transparent elements that […]

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