Mixing It Up in 2015

Bang by Ai Wei Wei at the Vancouver Art Gallery, December 2014. A photo posted by Leanne Prain (@leanneprain) on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:43pm PST I gave up making New Years Resolutions a few years ago. Instead, I’ve adopted a theme word for each year – last year’s word was JOY (and amid the ups and downs of life, there was …

What We (should) Talk About When We Talk About Fashion

Earlier this week, my blood boiled at a news story. Mass clothing retailer Urban Outfitters  claimed that they had NO idea that a recent bloodied Kent State sweatshirt that they manufactured had a link to violence. This story came on the tail of another, weeks earlier clothing retailer Zara was under a storm of criticism for producing a t-shirt for children …