Consider it a moving meditation, a flow class that keeps you engaged and focused while moving from one dance posture to another. What would have once been considered a workout for strong, nimble dancers has now become one of the biggest fitness trends of the past decade, igniting a love for expressive movement at studios across the country.
Determined to unite the Canadian fashion industry, fashion and branding lawyer Ashlee Froese educates and empowers entrepreneurs to protect their most sacred asset: their creativity. she’s taken up a post as a grassroots leader who’s fiercely protective of her clients’ ideas, and on a mission to protect, enforce, and commercialize creative ingenuity. part legal guru, part branding expert and part industry matchmaker, Ashlee Froese’s endgame is forging connections, and ultimately, elevating the Canadian fashion biz to its rightful place on the world stage.
ADRIANNE HO never really set out to be a model. It was a chance moment; a photographer friend needed a fill in for a no-show on set and she happily obliged. She’s since made a name for herself, starring in beauty campaigns for L’Oreal and MAC Cosmetics and playing muse to Nike and Stussy. Using fashion as the gateway to fitness, the 5’9” powerhouse set her mind on awakening the inner athlete in all of us, through her lifestyle brand and blog Sweat the Style and its active wear collection Sweat Crew. We sat down with It girl and champion of health and wellness Adrianne Ho to get her best tips for staying stylish while keeping fit.
Ewan McGregor could afford to sit still for a while.With an illustrious career spanning two decades, he’s already proven himself a distinguished actor. He’s starred in several Hollywood heavy-hitters from Moulin Rouge, Big Fish, and the Star Wars prequel trilogy, to narrating the critically-acclaimed documentary Humpback Whales. And now, the celebrated Scot is stepping into the role of director for the first time, adding to his varied accomplishments.
Since opening his first shop in 2009, award-winning barista Sam James has changed the way Torontonians enjoy coffee. He’s curated each location, crafting it into a notable minimalist shop with a distinct aesthetic that’s become synonymous with the city’s best capp.