Rosalía Wears Mikhael Kale in First MAC Cosmetics Lipstick Campaign

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Grammy Award-winning artist Rosalía has been named as the newest Viva Glam Ambassador for MAC Cosmetics today, launching her own lipstick as part of the collaboration. And in the striking campaign imagery, the singer can be seen wearing a red dress by Canadian designer Mikhael Kale.

Speaking with FASHION about dressing Rosalía for the campaign, Kale said it was “a dream come true to work this team.” As for the inspiration, he said, “It was inspired by Rosalía, of course, the Viva Glam shade and volume. Volume and texture were the themes.” The designer, who was approached by stylist Patti Wilson to build out the looks for the campaign, is also a “massive fan” of the singer, making it all a very natural fit. “Rosalía is incredibly rare – her music is so steeped

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The Second Brunette x Juicy Couture Collaboration is Here – And It’s Oh-So Good

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We spoke with creative director and CEO Miriam Alden to get the lowdown on the new pieces.

This week, Vancouver-based apparel brand Brunette launched its second limited edition collaboration with Juicy Couture. Brimming with ‘gram-worthy tie-dye prints in pastel hues and the Canadian brand’s signature slogans, the collection feels very of-the-moment. Naturally, we wanted to find out more about the inspiration behind the pieces and how designer Miriam Alden has taken the challenges presented by the pandemic and turned them into an opportunity for brand growth and customer engagement. Read our interview below…

Tell us a little about the inspiration behind this second collection with Juicy.

The second collection is inspired from graphics and athletic brands in the late 80s to early 90s. It marries retro elements such as tie-dye with comfy/cozy [materials]

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13 Shows and Movies We’re Excited to Stream in September 2020

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Including Dan Levy’s first on-screen project after Schitt’s Creek, Coastal Elites.

We’ve got a lot of time on our hands right now. Here are all the movies and television shows we can’t wait to watch on streaming services in September 2020.


Coastal Elites
This socially distanced comedic satire features five characters—based either in New York or Los Angeles—as they grapple with the current state of politics and culture in the midst of the pandemic. The film stars Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae, each telling a distinct story of their life in lockdown. Available September 12

Adapted from a young adult novel, this film follows a college-bound 17-year-old who goes on a 1000-mile road trip with her ex-best friend in pursuit of an abortion that she can’t get in her home

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Emerging Filmmaker Kiley May Talks Trans Representation in Media

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Welcome to My Story, our weekly series dedicated to creatives of colour and their paths to success. By championing these diverse stories and backgrounds, we hope that our understanding of the cultural conversations around beauty and fashion will expand and that respect for our differences will flourish.

Meet Kiley May, a two-spirit transgender actor and multidisciplinary artist from Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Ontario. Kiley’s acting CV includes a recurring role in the CBC show Coroner and well as her big-screen debut in the blockbuster horror It: Chapter Two. But Kiley’s love for film and television doesn’t stop at playing characters — she also writes them. Passionate about education, representation and diversity, Kiley is also an emerging screenwriter and filmmaker who’s on a mission to create scripts and roles for Indigenous

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How to Get One of Toronto Brand Local Woman’s Dreamy Dresses

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Key updates for today’s drop include more fall-forward fabrications.

For Toronto-based creative Sarah Gregg Millman, there’s satisfaction to be derived from taking things slowly. The costume designer and stylist launched her line, Local Woman, at the beginning of this year after encouragement poured in from an unlikely source; and her approach is the opposite of what you’d expect in today’s ‘hustle culture’ climate.

“I’d worked in film long enough to know I wanted to be a director,” Millman recalls of embarking on her career shift. “I wanted to be at the helm.” After hiring a life coach–who noted that the topic of fashion kept cropping up during their conversations–Millman forged ahead with the production of a self-funded short film, the release of which has been put on hold indefinitely due to COVID-19.

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