Ottawa Fashion Week took place last week in Little Italy at Sala San Marco. As an Ottawa Magazine intern, I was fortunate to be able to take part in the festivities! One of my assignments entailed writing a behind-the-scenes article on OFW’s creative director, Bruno Racine. I shadowed him a week before the OFW kick-off. […]Read more "Ottawa Fashion Week: In Photos"
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Isn’t that beauty of it? Autumn, wherever in the world you may be, is quite spectacular. It’s a time for change, for renewal and for new experiences. It’s a time to put away our cut-off shorts and sundresses, our […]Read more "Reasons to Love Autumn in Ottawa"
Greetings from our nation’s capital: Ottawa! I have recently embarked on a new editorial journey with Ottawa Magazine and Where Ottawa, and there is already much to report! It all happened so fast, I barely had time to blink – or to find an apartment. Despite having spent two and a half years in Auckland, […]Read more "Prairie Girl Takes on ONTARIO."
Ever since Elizabeth Gilbert released her bestselling novel, Eat, Pray, Love with a movie deal to boot, everyone’s been abuzz with the intention of quitting their day job and jet setting around the world. I’m no stranger to this philosophy, in fact, I experienced my quarter-life crisis a bit earlier than most. At the age […]Read more "Southeast Asia: Bali, Indonesia"
Having lived in New Zealand for two and a half years, I finally ventured to Southeast Asia this April with my cousin, Lucia and a friend from British Columbia. We all fell in love with the sights, sounds and smells of Malaysia and Indonesia. The following are some of our favourite aspects of exploring Kuala […]Read more "Kuala Lumpur, Man vs. Nature"
Festival fashion has always been a favourite of mine. As I carefully select garmentsRead more "Gumboots, meet your match!"
After my first week back at work, I decided to pick up a novel I’d been yearning to read for quite some time; F. Scott Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise. Published when Fitzgerald was only twenty-three years old, I was eager to read this novel based on his own experience as an undergraduate student at Princeton. […]Read more "American Literary Greats"