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Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights

“To love is to know how to say I love you without speaking.” —Victor Hugo, French writer and poet

Summertime Bicycle Rides in the English Countryside & the Seaside

AT THE BEGINNING of the summer, P & I bought folding bikes and on every sunny day over the past few weeks, we went on as many bicycle rides along the English countryside as we could, often ending up in charming, cosy pubs, places with names like The Wallace Arms and Rose & Crown; The Black Bull and Robin Hood. On one trip, our longest, we went from the city all the way to the seaside …

News 04.08.21 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

The first quarter of the twenty-first century has been an uneasy time of rupture and anxiety, filled with historic challenges and opportunities. In that close to twenty-five-year span, the United States witnessed the ominous opening shot of September 11, followed by the seemingly unending Afghanistan and Iraq wars, the effort to control HIV/AIDS, the 2008 recession, the election of the first African American president, the legalization of same-sex marriage, the contentious reign of Donald Trump, the stepped-up restriction of immigrants, the #MeToo movement, Black Lives Matter, and the coronavirus pandemic, just to name a few major events.

The New Shape of Denim: Good-Bye Skinny Jeans

IN FEBRUARY IT of this year, there seemed to be a growing consensus that the skinny jean trend was officially over. The style that was ubiquitous for both men and women in the 2010s has had a good run and now it’s time to move on and try something new …

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

IT HAS BEEN TWO weeks since we took a break from updating the TIG Instagram account, and since then, we have received so many notes and emails from you saying how much you love stopping by the site again. We have so many more wonderful things to share with you here, but things are a little sporadic at the moment due to summer festivals and sunny days …

News 30.07.21 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

When it comes to revolutionaries, the well-dressed employees who work in the Bank of Canada’s granite office building at 234 Wellington Street in Ottawa probably aren’t near the top of anybody’s list. And no wonder: for as long as central banks have existed, their job has been to maintain the stability of our economic system. That means controlling inflation, which can raise the price of everything from food to housing and, if allowed to run rampant, badly damage an economy. For the better part of the last thirty years, they did that masterfully—so masterfully, in fact, that people more or less stopped worrying about inflation at all.

Things I Bought Recently that I Loved Vol. 01 | No. 01

I READ SOMETHING recently that stated that the sales of colour cosmetics dropped 33% in 2020, and that sales of cosmetics overall dropped by 15%. While I did buy a few new eyeshadow palettes during that time despite not having anywhere to go (perhaps it was for the odd Instagram selfie), I did actually reduce spending on these items …