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runway : Eolith at FAT 2014

Eolith a collaboration of designers from Toronto and Montreal showed a futuristic minimalist collection at FAT Toronto’s Arts & Fashion Week.

FAT 2014 Wallace Playford

runway : Wallace Playford at FAT 2014

The first night of FAT Toronto’s Arts & Fashion Week kicked off with a playful, witty, and fun slumber party collection from Wallace Playford.

Dahlia Deranged

item of the week : The Vampire Goddess Sunglasses by Dahlia Deranged

Our Item of the Week The Vampire Goddess Sunglasses by Dahlia Deranged is perfect addition to your summertime survival bag for those always on the hunt for palatable accessories for time in the sun.

behind the scenes : June/July 2014 fashion editorial

Here’s a little sneak peak at our upcoming June/July 2014 fashion editorial shot in Toronto last week and styled by our fashion editor Tasha Farrington!

in attendance : Aftermath Festival – Day 4

For All The Emptiness, Glass Apple Bonzai, Surgyn, Panic Lift, De/Vision, and Aesthetic Perfection perform in Toronto at the Aftermath Festival.

in attendance : Aftermath Festival – Day 3

Toronto ON, May 24 – The third day of the Aftermath Festival continued along the same vein as the second: a lineup that alternated refreshingly between more dynamic and less dynamic…

in attendance : Aftermath Festival – Day 2

On the second day of the Aftermath Festival, there was something for everyone: a bit of riffing, a lot of rhythm, and altogether a fun evening for those gathered.

music video : Grimes – Go ft. Blood Diamonds

Whether you like the new Grimes track “Go” or not, there is no denying she can make some visually interesting music videos.

the PinUp : Cassia Sparkle in House of Etiquette

An artist and model, Cassia Sparkle of Toronto shines in so many ways. In addition to being an emerging, popular alternative model she is currently designer of an accessories and…

interview : Amelia Arsenic

For some it’s hard to balance a career with play and creativity but Angelspit’s Amelia Arsenic does so with seeming tirelessness. As a designer about to release two new lines…

PinUp : Amelia Nightmare

With a number of magazine covers already under her belt, the California based Amelia Nightmare recently arrived into the world of modeling from working as a hair stylist and makeup…

PinUp : Audrey Kitching

Making her own way amongst media-made personalities, Hollywood based Audrey Kitching is a multi-faceted, self-made phenom. Now the owner of two clothing brands inspired by punk and vintage fashions, Tokyolux…

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics : Lip Tar

During our visit to the International Makeup Artists Trade Show this weekend in Toronto (a review of the event coming soon) there was one product that everyone was buzzing about so…

beauty editorial : fatal femmes

Hollywood inspired glamour for a classic Halloween photographer : Jennifer Link makeup artist : Designs by LJ hair stylist : Marlo Marquise models : Marlo Marquise and Kess M view…

nails are making a big comeback

If you are anything like me, you have four main nail styles. Black polish, red polish, nude, and beat to all hell. Previously neglected, nails are making a big comeback…

beauty editorial : beauty still remains

photographer : Luke Copping makeup artist : Rachel Mazurek hair stylist : Erin Moser nails : Vanity Salon styling consultant : Meagan Breen models : Helena Merditaj, Nichole M, and…

super sonic hump day retro rewind : This is Your Night

I was blessed, as a pop starved teenager growing up in the 90s, to receive several copies of the Dance Mix USA series of compilations from well meaning but misguided…

the queen city gets slimed

After nearly twenty years Buffalo, NY director and writer Greg Lamberson is working on the upcoming film, Slime City Massacre, the sequel to his 80s cult gem Slime City.  A…

the videos are dead : top 10 underrated 80s metal videos

10 Loudness – This Lonely Heart Unbelievably awesome hair metal from the land of the rising sun!!  Now with more slow motion water drinking than an Evian ad! 9 Vinnie…

J. G. Ballard

One of the great novelists of our time is gone, an explorer of both his own history and of technology and its effect on mankind, J. G. Ballard passed away…

October/November 2010 Issue out now!

The October/November issue is the twelfth issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle.  This issue features an interview with Michael Gira of Swans, an interview…

August/September 2010 Issue out now!

The August/September issue is the eleventh issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle.  This issue is packed with interviews, including Android Lust, Nina Flowers of RuPaul’s Drag…

June/July 2010 issue out now!

The June/July issue is the tenth issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle.  This issue we have a several great interviews, including Ellen Allien, Amy Doan of Shrinkle…

April/May 2010 issue out now!

The April/May issue is the ninth issue of Auxiliary, a magazine dedicated to alternative fashion, music, and lifestyle.  This issue we have a several great interviews, including Adriana Fulop fashion designer behind Plastik…