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Vancouver Footwear Line Malvados Has Launched E-Commerce

The brand has also introduced slides to its offerings this season.

Born from its founder’s innate wanderlust, Malvados — the Vancouver-based brand that recently launched an e-commerce platform — is poised to make a lasting impression on the footwear industry thanks to its offering of stylish sandals and flipflops.

Owner Jen Rainnie was a competitive windsurfer in her youth, traveling and living out of a retrofitted van while competing in an Ontario sport event circuit. That sense of adventure remains with Rainnie, who has managed to merge her passion for the outdoors, athletics and travel with her acumen in the fashion industry. She worked as a sales rep for brands like Roxy and Quicksilver before forging her own path as a distributor for surf-focused lines. “My passion was really in swimwear and sandals,” she says. “My background has always been

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14 Fashion Brands Using Recycled Ocean Plastic in Their Pieces

According to Plastic Oceans, more than eight million tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean every year. In honour of #WorldOceansDay, we are highlighting fashion brands that are using recycled ocean plastic throughout their collections. These 14 brands are making an effort to reduce the amount of marine waste by upcycling discarded plastics into new technical fabrics like ECONYL® and SEAQUAL™.

Check out 14 fashion brands using recycled ocean plastic in their collections in the gallery below:

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All of the Need-to-Know Fashion News From the Past Week

Photography courtesy of Instagram/@luomostrano

In light of the events this week, we’ve decided to use our weekly fashion news round-up to highlight some of the important pieces we’ve run over the past five days that amplify Black voices and businesses.

We compiled a list of 51 Black-run fashion businesses in Canada and around the world that you need to know

Fashion News Director Odessa Paloma Parker compiled a list of 51 black-run fashion businesses to shop from Canada and across the globe. The list includes creative stars that deserve your attention whether you’re in the market for an evening gown or swimsuit – discover your next loungewear set with Cherry Gardens or a love for vintage lingerie at Bum-Cake.

Click here to shop these 51 Black-run fashion businesses in Canada and beyond.

Meet Stephanie Thomas, an adaptive fashion trailblazer

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Celebrity Hair Stylist Kahh Spence on Wig and Curl Maintenance

Runway images courtesy of Imaxtree. Design by Danielle Campbell.

Expert tips worth knowing.

Welcome to Texture Talk, our weekly column that celebrates and deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from crowns of curls that are free flowing to hair that’s tucked away in a protective style. This week, a textured hair expert to the stars shares his dos and don’ts when it comes to wig and curl maintenance.

If you haven’t heard of Kahh Spence, keep scrolling.

At just 25 years old, Spence already counts superstars Kehlani, Cardi B, Ella Mai, and Yara Shahidi as clients, and is the founder of his own unisex beauty brand. Known mainly for his custom wigs, the Brooklyn-born, self-taught hairstylist and OGX Beauty brand ambassador is behind many of Cardi B’s ever changing looks, and shares that his first

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Black Lives Matter: 65 Racism Awareness Books, Movies and Resources

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If you’re a non-Black person who has never fully engaged with the reality of systemic racism due to your own privilege, it’s on you to educate yourself.

The past week has been a heavy one. The reality of anti-Black racism in the US, Canada and around the world is no secret. But over the last several days, the outrage over repeated and systemic violence against Black people reached a boiling point, fuelled by a recent spate of police brutality. In response, white people and other non-Black folk around the world are taking it upon themselves—finally—to educate themselves to be better allies, to unlearn generations of internalized racism, and to attempt to become the anti-racist citizens the world needs in order to have a chance at lasting change.

The past week may have been a

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