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Block It!

Take a cue from the runway and apply some colour block action to your makeup. Bold colours and contrasting hues will give you a fashion forward look. Eyes on You Liner Want something striking? Go neon. The...

A+club

  A+club Photography: David Hou Talent: Mindy (Icon Model) Stylist: Thien Le Contributing editor (hair and makeup): Erin Wheatley (Judy Inc.)   For a touch of colour at the eyes, a blue liner is applied and topped with shadow. Lips are...
Sad girl sleeping on roof of building.

A Mental Health Crisis

By: Pauline Ho For nearly 10 million children and youth in Canada, September marks the start of a new year.  As another school year begins, friendships are rekindled and possibilities expand. Many parents will lead conversations...

Timeless Dong Ho Paintings

By Bao Ngoc There is a folk painting school based in Dong Ho Village, Bac Ninh, that has been been thought of for generations among Vietnamese nationals as the essence of Vietnamese folk culture. The...

Chef To The Stars

By Minh San Located in Saigon at 49-51 Nguyen Du Street, district 1, Acacia restaurant is where many expat Vietnamese families go when visiting their hometown. The owner is a Vietnamese master chef, Jack Lee,...

Manny Trinh’s Memories of Vietnam

Photos and text by: Christy Au-Yeung After growing up in Vietnam and moving to Canada at a young age, Toronto-based painter Manny Trinh is still deeply connected to his homeland. His paintings bring forth the...

Toc Tien’s Musical Journey

By: Bảo Ngọc You started your singing career at age 13, how did this happen so early? I did not choose music, it came to me naturally. When I was a child, my mum sent me...

Elevate Your Summer Style

By: Marilee Pham (@marilee_pham; aparallelcloset.com) Photographer: Andrew Low   Modern Shirting   A statement shirt in a modern cut is a key style trend this season. While a white shirt will always be a timeless option, shirting has become...

Connecting The Past To The Present

Story: Phan Thanh Nhat Minh Photos: Hue Former Citadel Center for Heritage Preservation An ancient form of Vietnamese court music is enjoying a revival. Founded and affiliated with the first independent sovereign dynasties of Vietnam, elegant...

In Pursuit Of Perfect Eyebrows

By: Pauline Ho If eyes are the windows to your soul, eyebrows are the window dressing.  Eyebrows hold a high face value since they are an important part of emotional expression and facial recognition. Growing up...