Why Kim K is Mugler’s Ultimate Muse

In early 2007, Kim Kardashian rose to fame after what seemed like a career-wrecking scandal. Mired by press surrounding a certain tape, most celebrities at the height of toxic and misogynistic tabloid culture would have been written off by the general public. Not so for the heiress of the Kardashian fortune.  Since then, Kardashian has…

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Verseau Belladonna

It has been more than four years since Toronto-based Label Verseau launched its first collection. Then, a fledgling hobby of founder Josephine Kent’s, the first offering from the designer’s brand was “quintessential ‘Verseau’” as she puts it.

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Sinz In Leather

For Halifax-based leather goods designer Brenda Duran, creativity is urgency. Having just launched her leather and kink accessories brand dubbed ‘Sinz in Leather‘, a melange of cholita vibes and nostalgic 90’s grunge, Duran describes the creative process as one fueled by questions of ‘what if’. “What got me started, was when RuPaul was in the…

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Sofia Piras Reimagines The Suit

Often perceived as an element of constraint linked to the work environment, Polimoda Fashion student Sofia Piras reimagines the suit as a garment that unifies rather than subsumes. Exploring the ways in which quintessential workwear has become obsolete in the post-COVID cultural landscape, Piras wants to reinvent the workwear staple. “I want to change the…

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From Heel to Toe

We live in a world where man-made objects are imbued with constructed cultural meanings. As society progresses these object’s meanings shift with the larger cultural ethos. The sartorial, is particularly amorphous, forever ebbing and flowing with the pace of culture.  Throughout history, high heels have been one of the most prominent sartorial objects to undergo…

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Anisha Kapoor’s Glaciers and Glamour

Anisha Kapoor is a 19-year-old Canadian fashion communication and promotions student at Central Saint Martins in London England, whose latest sartorial investigation features jewelry and shoes created entirely out of ice. Exploring ephemerality and the temporal, these one-of-a-kind pieces were created drawing inspiration from glaciers and the impacts of climate change. “According to national geographic,”…

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Welcome To The “Frow”

This time last year, the world as we knew it came to a screeching halt. From theatre shows, concerts, and events, to sports competitions – the Coronavirus canceled, well, everything… As we became confined to our homes, social media and in particular TikTok became the channel through which we came to communicate. Instead of dance…

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Stairs to Nowhere: Surrealist Canadian Jewelry

Stairs to Nowhere, inspired by M.C. Escher’s Lithographs House of Stairs and Relativity, highlights the eccentric and sophisticated jewelry offerings of BIPOC and Canadian Designers. Photography: Joseph Saraceno Styling & Props: Tricia Hall Vieren, Cuchara, Krowned, Jenny Bird, Biko   Cody is the Editor in Chief and senior contributor at liminul. He is a photography aficionado,…

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