Shop Local: Be Positive, Be You with the Positive Inception!

Ryan Benoit is the innovative mind behind the local clothing brand the Positive Inception. Created while he was still in university, Ryan’s brand was made to help people feel happy, positive, and comfortable in their own skin. “It’s a pretty amazing feeling when people message me or come up to me saying that I am changing their lives and every time they wear the Positive Inception; they feel better and happier. That’s why I do what I do, to make people’s lives better overall.” Ryan gave us all the details on the Positive Inception, why he decided to start......

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Add a Little twig + SPARK Into Your Life!

Katie Morrow is a graphic designer, outdoor enthusiast, and Canadian adventurer. She is also the girl behind twig + SPARK, a new nature-inspired brand and Etsy shop carrying everything from adventure inspired greeting cards to jewellery. Her whimsical designs come from her love of crafting and being surrounded by nature, which can be seen in all of her products, including tree stump coasters and paracord earrings. We talked to Katie to find out more about twig + SPARK! When did you decide that you wanted to create and share your ideas with others? I think I’ve always been a......

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Ezzy Lynn: Saving Animals One Scrunchie At a Time

Best known for their stylish scrunchies and hair accessories, Ezzy Lynn is a Canadian fashion and accessory brand that supports global endangered species by donating proceeds from each item sold to the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF). When I first chatted with Ezzy Lynn founders Sonja, Samantha, and Bianca in 2014, they had made 16 animal adoptions. Now, they are at nearly 150! Find out how these three powerful entrepreneurs are continuing to change the fashion world and save endangered species, one scrunchie at a time. For our readers who are new to Ezzy Lynn, can you please tell us......

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Sailor Moon, Star Wars, and Doctor Who: Get your Geek Fix at Mojoverse

Have you heard of Mojoverse yet? Storeowners Maurice and Joelle know how to bring geeky-cool to the Sudbury community! Located on the Kingsway, Mojoverse is a specialty store carrying everything from clothing to collectibles, comics, and pop-culture memorabilia. We talked with the owners to find out more! The first thing we want to know is, what is Mojoverse? And where did the idea come from? Mojoverse is a specialty retail store by geeks for geeks on 1264 Kingsway Boulevard in Sudbury. We, Maurice Charette and Joelle Lavoie, have been going to Fan Expo, a convention in Toronto that caters......

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HellaFresh Designs: Hilariously Inappropriate

Valentine’s day is less than two weeks away and if you’re still looking for the perfect (and hilarious)  Valentine’s day card for your special someone – we need to introduce you to Sylvie! Sylvie is the owner & designer behind HellaFresh Designs, an online shop selling humorous and inappropriately honest greeting cards.  Sylvie took her long-time love of creativity and crafting and opened up her Etsy shop less than a year ago.  In her short time on the popular ecommerce site, Sylvie has already surpassed 1,500 sales, not including numerous wholesale orders.  Her cards have been featured on popular......

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