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Instagram is a great social tool to allow you to show off your best self. Through exciting selfies and photos, you can let your friends and family know what you’re up to and how you’re doing. Researchers at the University of Toronto have actually come up with an algorithm that shows what styles and accessories get the most likes and comments on Instagram. According to the U of T researchers, a combination of background, accessories, formal and casual wear creates the ideal Instragram photo. If you’re not sure where to start to get that perfect pic, try one of these...

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If you have a black-tie event to attend, you may be wondering exactly what to wear. You probably have an idea in your head of how black-tie events work and what the proper attire is from pop culture, but before you rush out and buy a tux or evening gown, check out our Style Series below. How to dress for a black-tie event The basics: Daytime events are less formal than evening events Dark colours are more appropriate for winter events Don’t be afraid to wear black The venue will help dictate your attire (indoors vs. outdoors) The type of...

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It seems like just yesterday you were soaking up the sun enjoying your freedom from teachers, reading lists and algebra. Those days of leisure are over because it’s back to school time already. Get your education in style with these 10 trending accessories that’ll show everyone how fashion-forward you are. Bright floral backpack: Florals are in and they are bright. A bright floral backpack is the perfect accessory to get you back into the groove of school. Throw out your old plain-coloured bag and get something that looks like it came straight out of the botanical gardens. Chokers: Chokers were...

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Thinking of taking a road trip? Ontario offers beautiful scenery, beaches and more nature than you can shake a stick at. Pack a bag (LD WEST makes the perfect bag for hiking and traveling in style), stock up on snacks, jump in your car and head to any of these 10 best summer road trip destinations. Thousand Islands: There actually are 1,864 islands in this region, and there are over 1,000 things to do. The Thousand Islands region has boating, a casino, a theatre, and fishing, and it lies on the border of New York State, so bring your passport...

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