Celebrating “Día de muertos” at Lansdowne Park

Dia de Muertos, or as known in English, Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday where the community gathers to pray, celebrate and remember friends and family members who have passed away. They believe that this helps support the deceased spiritual journey. The Festival Latino Ottawa hosted, on Saturday November 3rd, a belated event to give…

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An inspiring night at Ovation: RAW Artist Ottawa

On Friday November 2nd, I was invited to attend one of the most  artistic events in Ottawa held by the independents art organization: RAW, at the Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. The interactive event, called Ovation, featured more than 60 local artists in Music, Fashion, Accessory Design, Visual Art, Film, Makeup and Photography. As a lover of, not only fashion, but…

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My first Canadian Halloween!

I’ve always been a secret fan of Halloween. Back in Argentina, among my friends, it was not a huge deal. For that reason we, or most accurately, they, were not that fond of the idea of going out partying while wearing a costume. So when I moved here I knew I wanted to let my…

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My happy 27th birthday!

I can’t possibly be more thankful for the year I just left behind. Traveling, graduating, moving to Canada and getting married were only the highlights of a wonderful 360 days. At the same time I can’t wait to discover what this new beginning has for me, I’m certain that this will be an amazing time…

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My experience working backstage on my first Fashion Show

This Saturday was a truly important day for me both in a personal and professional level. I had the opportunity of participating on the backstage for the Runway For Hope Fashion Show here in Ottawa. After so many years invested in studying the fashion industry at school, and even outside since this world it’s my…

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My first 6 months in Canada

Today it’s been half a year that I arrived in Canada to call it my new home. I came here following my love story ready to start my new family with, my now husband, Jonatan. I remember getting on that plane full of expectations but also tons of fear and multiple questions: Am I going…

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The imperfect side of being a perfectionist

{Utiliza el traductor que aparece debajo para leer el texto en español} A perfectionist person is defined by psychologists, as a person striving for flawlessness and setting high performance standards, accompanied by critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations. I know, it sounds exhausting! I used to believe that being a perfectionist was a really…

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3 tips to survive a long distance relationship

{Utiliza el traductor que aparece debajo para leer el texto en español} Every type of relationship is completely different and evolves in its own little world, just like it should always be. Clearly this also applies to the ones who have, or had, a long distance one with the added difficulty, of well, being apart…

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Fashion Talks: Fridas Attic

[Utiliza el traductor que aparece debajo para el celular, o a la derecha en la compu para leer la nota en español] When I decided to take the jump and stop having a long distance relationship with Jon by moving to Canada my biggest fear was not having anything to do until I could get…

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Do you believe in love stories?

[Texto en español debajo] Today it’s been 4 years that we met in a Punta Cana beach, on the Dominican Republic. I traveled there with my mom to relax and get some rest after a long semester of school and final exams. Not looking forward to meet anyone special honestly. Our story made me believe in…

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