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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.

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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.

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From a brand new Canadian skincare line to an emotional speech by the one and only Viola Davis, keep scrolling for what caught our attention this past week.

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Canadian skincare line P{H}ASE SKIN makes its mark during a global pandemic

The brainchild of two Toronto-based female entrepreneurs who leveraged their background in skincare science, P{H}ASE SKIN is an edited, four-piece skincare line that’s formulated using innovative skin mapping and biochemistry to work in tandem with, and adapt to, the hormonal changes in a woman’s natural cycle, whether that be menstrual, perimenopausal or menopausal. Why? Because it’s no myth that hormonal fluctuations can have a big effect on our skin. For instance, there’s the P{H}ASE Kit ($82), a three-step system for women who are menstruating, which consists of the P{H}ASE 1 Nourish Hydrating Repair Serum (recommended for the

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From a brand new Canadian skincare line to an emotional speech by the one and only Viola Davis, keep scrolling for what caught our attention this past week.

Courtesy of P{H}ASE SKIN

Canadian skincare line P{H}ASE SKIN makes its mark during a global pandemic

The brainchild of two Toronto-based female entrepreneurs who leveraged their background in skincare science, P{H}ASE SKIN is an edited, four-piece skincare line that’s formulated using innovative skin mapping and biochemistry to work in tandem with, and adapt to, the hormonal changes in a woman’s natural cycle, whether that be menstrual, perimenopausal or menopausal. Why? Because it’s no myth that hormonal fluctuations can have a big effect on our skin. For instance, there’s the P{H}ASE Kit ($82), a three-step system for women who are menstruating, which consists of the P{H}ASE 1 Nourish Hydrating Repair Serum (recommended for the

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The game has taken off in the fashion industry in recent moths.

Much like Tiger King, baking banana bread and sharing your workout online, Nintendo’s Animal Crossing has become synonymous with our new socially distanced lives. The game has existed for more than 20 years, though the fifth installment, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, was released on March 20 of this year right as lockdown measures went into place across most of the globe. To date, it has more than 11 million users.

The fashion industry was quick to jump on board: Valentino recreated a series of archival looks for the characters and Marc Jacobs designed a six-piece collection specifically for the game. Plus, creators are helping to bring some of the buzziest brands – think Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Gucci – to players of the

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The game has taken off in the fashion industry in recent moths.

Much like Tiger King, baking banana bread and sharing your workout online, Nintendo’s Animal Crossing has become synonymous with our new socially distanced lives. The game has existed for more than 20 years, though the fifth installment, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, was released on March 20 of this year right as lockdown measures went into place across most of the globe. To date, it has more than 11 million users.

The fashion industry was quick to jump on board: Valentino recreated a series of archival looks for the characters and Marc Jacobs designed a six-piece collection specifically for the game. Plus, creators are helping to bring some of the buzziest brands – think Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Gucci – to players of the

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Once you’re done with André Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches, here’s what to read next.

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s new book, The Chiffon Trenches, may be all fashionphiles can talk about right now, but once you’ve devoured all that tea, check out these 10 other fashion memoirs offering an insightful and captivating peek inside the fashion industry.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland
Famed editor Diana Vreeland, who served as columnist and later fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and then editor-in-chief of Vogue from the 1930s through the early ’70s, will long be remembered as one of the sharpest voices in fashion. In her autobiography, she offers readers a snapshot of her whirlwind life—”from English palaces to the nightclubs of Paris in the 1930s to the heart of New York high society, hobnobbing

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Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Once you’re done with André Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches, here’s what to read next.

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s new book, The Chiffon Trenches, may be all fashionphiles can talk about right now, but once you’ve devoured all that tea, check out these 10 other fashion memoirs offering an insightful and captivating peek inside the fashion industry.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland
Famed editor Diana Vreeland, who served as columnist and later fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and then editor-in-chief of Vogue from the 1930s through the early ’70s, will long be remembered as one of the sharpest voices in fashion. In her autobiography, she offers readers a snapshot of her whirlwind life—”from English palaces to the nightclubs of Paris in the 1930s to the heart of New York high society, hobnobbing

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Spring has finally arrived, and with the rebirth of the grass and flowers comes the desire to renew, rejuvenate, and get outdoors. But while social distancing rules remain in place,…… Read more

Spring has finally arrived, and with the rebirth of the grass and flowers comes the desire to renew, rejuvenate, and get outdoors. But while social distancing rules remain in place,…… Read more