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7,000 beach balls are printed to resemble globes in the Walk Among Worlds installation at Nuit Blanche 2014. (Courtesy

Top 6 things to do this weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 1)

Nuit Blanche is back in Toronto and that means you can experience art all night long among hoards of people in the streets of the downtown. Eating poutine, playing ping pong and getting scared before Halloween are just a few of the things you can get involved in this weekend. Check out our full list of top things to do […]

by Mallory Warren· · Arts & Life
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Preparing for Mass Exodus: The Fashion Show

Bianca Bellantoni, along with 66 of her fellow fashion design students, will be debuting her fourth-year clothing collection at Mass Exodus on Apr. 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Bellantoni explain how she got her collection ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this weekend. […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Shoppers entering H&M at the Eaton Centre. (Michelle Andrea-Girouard / Ryersonian Staff)

Die-hard shoppers: Why consumers are camping out for ‘stuff’

You’ve seen it time and time again: hordes of shoppers lining up overnight to get first dibs on the newest trendy product.

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Buying cheap clothes hurts lives, says fashion student

Buying cheap clothes hurts lives, says fashion student

Cheap clothing means being able to buy more. But we often forget that cheap costs are possible because of sweatshops abroad. Kelly Ann Nguyen, a Ryerson fashion communications student, wants to change that.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Videos
An American Apparel storefront in 2009 (William Murphy / Creative Commons)

Ryerson ditches American Apparel, gets new clothing supplier for branded merchandise

Ryerson has a new clothing supplier for its branded merchandise. The change comes after at least two years of working with supplier American Apparel, which some faculty members took issue with over what they said are sexist advertising policies. In past years, university faculty and staff have worn Ryerson-branded American Apparel T-shirts at the annual Ontario Universities Fair (OUF). In […]

by Madeline Smith· · News, On Campus
‘Sexist’ ads behind push for new clothing source

‘Sexist’ ads behind push for new clothing source

  The university will look into sourcing staff clothing from another distributor after a contract with American Apparel sparked a protest over the company’s “sexist” ads. Ryerson’s registrar has confirmed that the school is exploring other suppliers for this year’s T-shirts, due to “an issue” with American Apparel. Charmaine Hack, the university registrar, wrote in an email to The Ryersonian […]

by Lindsay Fitzgerald· · Fashion, Media, News, On Campus, students
RyeStyle: Coats and Jackets

RyeStyle: Coats and Jackets

Thanks to the drop in temperature, fall fashion trends have hit campus. In honour of the colder weather, we decided to focus on coats and jackets for this week’s RyeStyle. 1) Jess Cheng: arts and contemporary studies, third-year We were drawn to Jess immediately as she walked down Gould Street. We love the vintage styling of her Mackage leather jacket. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Fashion research co-ordinator Ingrid Masak holds up a vintage Givenchy overcoat. (Kathleen McGouran / Ryersonian Staff)

Clothing donation dumping ground turns in-house fashion library

  Two years ago, a small room on the seventh floor of the library building acted as a repository for odds and ends of clothing donated to the Ryerson School of Fashion. Underused and barely accessible to students, the fashion research collection was little more than a misnomer. When Ingrid Mida discovered it as a student in the master of arts […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · Arts & Life, Fashion