Another One Bites the Dust: Carrie Fisher

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Another one bites the dust. Sadly, Carrie Fisher, after suffering a heart attack on December 23, 2016, passed away today at the age of 60. Good Lord, how many times are we going to go through this? All of my childhood heroes are dying, closing the loop on the innocence of the childhood, left only […]

George Michael

George Michael’s Freedom

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If you’re reading this it’s too late: George Michael passed away on Christmas Day, 2016, capping off a year that has seen many iconic stars depart this earth including Prince and David Bowie. These men dared to be themselves and buck the prevailing trend. That’s what icons do: they challenge us to see ourselves in relation to […]

Not In My Colour Holiday Gift Ideas

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We are full swing into Christmas shopping and holiday prep, so let me tell you what your dear website, Not In My Colour, has on offer for holiday gift ideas: Makeup Application Firstly, we help to get you ready for your holiday event! Okay picture this, you have your outfit chosen and shoes that go […]

Bitches with Britches: A Salute to Wartime Fashion and the First Feminists Who Rocked Them

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On November 8th, 2016, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America and Hillary Clinton became the first woman in American history to ever come close to snatching that victory away from a male presidential candidate. This being Remembrance Day weekend, I’m compelled to remind some of the more currently disheartened […]

Uptown Girls, Downtown Swag Podcast

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo I’m gonna mix it up and post an audio piece, instead of a written one. I present to you my new Uptown Girls, Downtown Swag podcast, along with my co-host, Shelby del Franko. The first episode is called Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Shelby and I have worked on a […]