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Little Match Baby

Consider: a girl, no more than seven, stands with her cheeks puffed out, eyes averted to something more interesting off-camera. She’s wearing canvas dockworker pants, clogs with a slight platform, a ruffly knit vest. There’s a basket beside her, empty, …

Clothes for Moms / Storytelling

I like thinking about style. Fashion—meh, trends are trends, and I once heard the axiom, “If you can remember it the first time around, you’re too old to wear it the second time,” and that’s stuck with me in an …

Baby’s First Gift Guide: 2016

Because I am a human who loves shopping and who is also broke most of the time, I love gift guides. I love leafing through a page or six of carefully curated items, each with a special person in mind—Grandma! …

Putting on my Mom Pants

When I think of a “mom,” there are a few different fashion templates that come to mind. There’s my own mom, of course, who started having kids in the 1980s, so her mom-style consisted of a lot of large-framed glasses …

Best in Show: Clothes

Every spring, hundreds of vendors descend on the Enercare Centre at the Toronto waterfront, where they offer a mind-boggling assortment of unique, artisan, Canadian pieces for shoppers to take home. From art prints to cheeky pottery, from farm-to-table sauces to …

Fashion, Baby

One the tangential benefits to having kids is that, for a while, you can dress them however you like. While I myself prefer an all-black look—think “dance instructor by way of goth priestess, with a heavy dash of American Apparel-brand …