Author Archive for Alexandra Highcrest

A Kiss is Just a Kiss

Kiss

Warning, this photo is offensive to children. At least tis according to the optimistically named organization One Million Moms. The photo appears in the April 2012 Urban Outfitters catalogue and the Stepford moms who make up OMM claim, “The content…

The Making of a Fashion Whore

Zahia Dehar

Meet Zahia Dehar, the freshest face at January’s Paris Couture Fashion Week. Despite the fact that Miss Dehar was a fashion unknown until late last year, her lingerie collection closed the week, and none other than Karl Lagerfeld shot her…

In Celebration of the Facepalm

Facepalm

The facepalm is a gesture used in many cultures as a display of frustration, embarrassment, shock, or surprise but when I use it tis usually to express frustration. The gesture has been popularized as an Internet meme based on an…

The Spirit of Occupy Toronto

occupy toronto demonstrators (CTV)

Last Saturday (15th Oct.) the Occupy movement that has swept the industrialized world set down in Toronto. Anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 people converged on King and Bay, in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, to protest corporate greed and…

Cycling in the City

cyclists toronto

As long as I can remember cyclists have been a part of the traffic in Toronto and for the last couple of years there has been an ongoing dispute between cycling advocates and those who prefer to get around the…

Vicky and the Royals

Vicky-and-David-lead-photo

High profile events attract pop culture fashionistas like moths to a flame and when the celebs gather you can count on seeing clothes ranging from the fabulous to the foolish, at times even the frightening. Last month gave us two…