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Toronto designer Lesley Hampton is not only making headlines for her red carpet-worthy creations, but also for the attention she’s attracting to important issues like mental health, body positivity, and inclusivity.

Earlier this month, Hampton wowed attendees of Toronto Women’s Fashion Week (TWFW) with a show that featured models cast on personality rather than physical appearance, bodies of all sizes, and a collection of clothing inspired by mental health struggles.

We recently caught up with the designer backstage.

Taveeta is a young and upcoming artist from Toronto. Taveeta began her professional career in the Arts at the young age of 16 while attending Toronto’s prestigious Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts after landing a principle role on Family Channel & Temple Street Productions The Next Step.

Rebranding a company can be a scary undertaking, sometimes it’s unavoidable. Similar to people, companies are always evolving. Imagine if the e-mail on your business card was from your very first e-mail account. Can you imagine clients taking you seriously with an e-mail like hockeystar_14 or cutiepiex0x? Although you may still be a hockey star (or a cutie pie) you’ve evolved, matured, and looking to connect with others more professionally.

With the 1st Toronto Men’s Fashion Week just around the corner (Aug. 12-14th at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel), getting insight on the buzz was essential. The Editor-in-Chief of TOM* magazine, Danyl Geneciran was just the person to talk to. In our interview below he details what to get ready for and excited about at TOM*. In other words, expect great fashion, expect great surprises and expect great fashionable men!

Check out this new and very touching video above called “A Day in the Life of Sara Jean”. Sara is just 6 years old and she’s been fighting cancer for half of her life. In fact, she’s one of the 4,000 kids in Ontario who are battling cancer.

Brittney Kuczynski

I’m lucky to be able to meet a lot of interesting people when I’m frequently out documenting the best that Toronto has to offer and one of the people that really stands out is the young and inspiring mover-and-shaker, Brittney Kuczynski. Brittney is an avid cultural philanthropist with a much sought-after job on Bay Street, setting a prime example of what a young professional can achieve. Her Linkedin page reads impressively, playing a leadership role in some of Toronto’s premier…

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