Cute Girls Read WORN

Nothing warms our hearts better during these cold winter months than fan photos.

Meg Clark from Good Morning Midnight
(Psst: if you haven’t already read Meg’s brilliant essay on Why Fashion is Worth Blogging About, you should do so.)

Gabby Noone of Quirky and Co.

If anyone else out there has a WORN-lovin’ pic to share, email us at dearworn @!

- Anna Fitz

Issue 11 will be Awesome, but 10 is Still Here!

We have spent the last few sleep deprived weeks frantically scrambling to get issue 11 to the printers – the launch party is on November 13! – but that doesn’t mean we are ready to forget about issue 10. Now, I may be totally biased (full disclosure: I actually work for this magazine. Shocker, I know), but our last issue has a ton of good content including, but not limited to:

A gender-bending photoshoot inspired by hairstyles of kickass historical women! Setting the record straight on hijab terminology! Don Cherry’s iconic suits! An interview with Iris Haussler! A model tearing apart a chicken! Tavi talks Avedon! A look at the intense world of button collectors!

If haven’t already, I recommend you pick up a copy. As always, we strive for timeless content, so barring a zombie apocalypse this issue will still be relevant five years from now.

(Heads up, the next issues that will probably sell out are issues four and nine – my personal favourite – so get those while you still can).

- Anna Fitz
Video by Ave Smith

Crushing on Justin Tan

Artist Justin Tan contributed to issue 10 by creating a super cool reinterpretation of Don Cherry’s suit. His work combines crisp black lines with textured planes of colour; a style that can rival Cherry’s any day. WORN’s need for a fact-checker became evident when, after the copy was printed, I realized Justin’s name was misspelled – our sincerest apologies, Justin! I caught up with him to enlighten WORN readers of the work of a man who is, contrary to what may be printed in the magazine, named Justin Tan.

Do you remember your first impressions of Don Cherry’s style? Would you be interested to see more people emulate it?
The first time I saw Don Cherry was when I was a little kid watching Hockey Night in Canada. I wasn’t really interested in people’s style back then, so my impression of him was probably similar to Mr. Dress Up. Just an older gentlemen who dressed funny. I wouldn’t like it if more people dressed like Don Cherry. I really appreciate the effort he puts into his wardrobe, and that’s kinda his thing. If more people did it, then it would lose some of it’s appeal.

Tell me a bit about your illustration of Mr. Cherry.
Well, the idea behind my illustration is an ageless Don Cherry. From what I remember as a kid, Don Cherry looked the exact same when I was 10 as he does now. He doesn’t seem to get older or anything, I mean, can you picture Don Cherry wearing a track suit to go mall walking followed by bingo and 4 o’clock dinner? That picture just seems ridiculous; that would make a great illustration though. But for me, I had fun imagining Don Cherry being alive in a future where Hockey is played across the galaxy and there’s like one Earth team, and they play Saturn’s team or Mars’ team. Galactic Cup instead of World Cup. I’ve really been into space and the galaxy lately too, so this was a great way to work some of that great imagery into an illustration.

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What can we say? We have stylish friends.

Caitlin with magazine

Steph & Friend with magazine

Hannah with magazine

Just when you thought we were going to shut up about our Pin Up, Party Down issue release, we get a stack of new images from photographer Lisa Kannakko. Lisa was kind enough to set up a very sequin-ny photobooth for guests to have their pictures snapped in. Several posed with the new issue itself (including blogger Hannah of an Aesthetic Feast, right above). I might be super incredibly biased, but doesn’t issue 10 just look so good with every outfit? You can get your own copy here, and in the meantime check out more photobooth pictures on our flickr.
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