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Explore your adventure style

Author: Elle Canada

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Explore your adventure style

 

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Explore your adventure style

Fashion: Dare to wear

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER FEMME D’ARMES NYC-based sisters Fannie Chan and Connie Majoros embarked on a one-of-a-kind adventure when they decided to say goodbye to their respective styling and finance careers and start a fashion label in 2010. Their spring/summer 2015 collection references Las Vegas and the Nevada desert. READ MORE: Tales from an adventuress

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Thompson Source: Femme D'Armes

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Fashion: Dare to wear

FOR THE OTT WARRIOR HAYLEY ELSAESSER Front-row guests at Hayley Elsaesser’s cheeky spring/summer 2015 show couldn’t whip out their phones fast enough to snap the Toronto-based designer’s bold pop-culture-inspired prints, sequined dresses and graphic accessories. Why? Because her collection is that over-the-top. QUIZ: What's your adventure style?

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Adam Moco

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Fashion: Dare to wear

FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON TOME Designers Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo were influenced by India, specifically two female artists: Rukmin Devi, a classical dancer, and contemporary photographer Dayanita Singh. The vibrancy and energy of their art is translated into elegant saffron, marigold and pink statement pieces. READ MORE: How to rock the edgiest celeb-inspired trend

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Thompson Source: Tome

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Beauty: Defy convention

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER SERENITY NOW Find a moment of calm with this lavender-and clary-sage-infused oil. Aveda Stress-Fix Composition Oil ($39), at aveda.ca. READ MORE: The strangest celebrity beauty treatments we've ever heard

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Victoria Diplacido Source: Geoffrey Ross

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Beauty: Defy convention

FOR THE OTT WARRIOR SUPERFLY Rose and Calabrian bergamot are blended with white pepper and cashmere wood for an unconventional unisex fragrance. Jeremy Scott for Adidas Originals Eau de Toilette Spray ($90 for 75mL), at thebay.com. READ MORE: 6 new fragrances to try this summer

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Victoria Diplacido Source: Geoffrey Ross

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Beauty: Defy convention

FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON SMOKED OUT No self-respecting glamour girl leaves the house without the tools for a smoky eye. Who knows where the day might take her? Tom Ford Eye Color Duo in Crushed Indigo ($65), at holtrenfrew.com. READ MORE: Get glowing with these 6 bronzers

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Victoria Diplacido Source: Geoffrey Ross

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Music: Listen up

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER The “hiking to see the silverbacks in Uganda” playlist: 1. “She’s Strong,” Harrison, feat. Maddee 2. “Full Circle,” George FitzGerald 3. “The Climb,” Miley Cyrus READ MORE: 9 celebrity music collaborations we’re dying to see

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: Harrison

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Music: Listen up

FOR THE OTT WARRIOR The “drinking vodka in Ibiza with Russian socialites you just met” playlist: 1. “Karaoke,” Smallpools 2. “Emily,” San Fermin 3. “It’s My Life,” Bon Jovi READ MORE: The 12 music festivals in Canada to know about this summer

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: Bon Jovi

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Music: Listen up

FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON The “floating in the Mediterranean on Leo’s yacht” playlist”: 1. “101,” Portico 2. “Chess,” Petite Noir 3. “When You Believe,” Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston READ MORE: Wedding playlist songs for before the wedding even begins

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: Petite Noir

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Food: Try an edible expedition

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER Just what does one eat while on an adventure to clean up garbage on the Antarctic Peninsula? All sorts of savoury dishes, like asparagus pâté and Ukrainian cabbage rolls, according to Wendy Trusler and Carol Devine’s memoir/cookbook/travelogue, The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning. The recipes were collected from fellow bottom-of-the-world visitors and tested in a makeshift Antarctic kitchen. READ MORE: Tales from adventuress Carol Devine

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Christina Reynolds Source: Geoffrey Ross

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Body: Pump it up

FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON If you want to look like Elle Macpherson or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, you need to go to the source. Celebrity trainer James Duigan’s Bodyism system is the stuff of lean-body legend: an eat-clean, exercise-smart method that leaves your rear end so toned you can rest your (chlorophyll-spiked) water bottle on top of it. READ MORE: How to train like a fitness model

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Vanessa Craft Source: Getty

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Books: Take a literary journey

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma: A powerful story (with echoes of Cain and Able’s sibling drama) about self-fulfilling prophecies and everyday magic told through the lives of boys born on the banks of African river. READ MORE: 10 books you have to read this spring

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: Little, Brown and Company

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Books: Take a literary journey

FOR THE OTT WARRIOR Daydreams of Angels by Heather O’Neill: A collection of quirky short stories about everything from the secret lives of dolls to a grandfather’s tales of a (short) trip to Heaven and why Jesus probably didn’t have friends in kindergarten. READ MORE: 7 beloved shows ending their run in 2015

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

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Books: Take a literary journey

FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack: A time-travel tale, stylishly told, about the tempestuous love affair between an artist and a neuroscientist on the verge of discovering one of the universe’s greatest truths. READ MORE: The perfect date night cocktail

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: Picador

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Tech: Find love (in a hopeless place)

FOR THE OTT WARRIOR Tired of swiping left and right to find the one? The new dating app Siren (siren.mobi) is looking to put a little spontaneity back into online dating. Users answer questions of the day to spark conversation, and women can control their visibility completely. READ MORE: 38 new Emojis coming soon!

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Aliyah Shamsher Source: Siren.mobi

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Film: Ditch class like Ferris or take on dinosaurs

FOR THE STYLE TREKKER Thelma & Louise Back to the Future Moonrise Kingdom FOR THE OTT WARRIOR Jurassic World Wild Pee-wee's Big Adventure FOR THE NEW GLAMAZON Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Adventures in Babysitting Romancing the Stone READ MORE: How to be an adventuress in your every day life

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Sarah Laing Source: 20th Century Fox


PHOTO CREDITS ERWIN SOO (SINGAPORE); GETTY IMAGES (RIHANNA, L. NYONG’O, K. KARDASHIAN, E. WATSON, D. BARRYMORE, A. JOLIE, PARROTS, PINEAPPLES, PINEAPPLE SLICES, MANGOES, COCONUT, DRAGON FRUIT, CRAB, BUTTERFLIES, CROCODILE DUNDEE, KANGAROO SIGN, POPCORN, 3-D GLASSES, MOVIE TICKETS, FROG, BANANAS, LOVEBIRDS, KOALA, PALM LEAVES, PALM TREE, PAPAYA & FLOWERS); ISTOCK (ZEBRAS, GAZELLES, RHINOCEROS, GIRAFFE); IMAXTREE (RUNWAY); DESIGNED BY REGINALD LEUNG AND DANIELLE CAMPBELL

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