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I'm a journalism intern here at trend hunter and a recent graduate from UBC. Completing a degree in political science has opened up my eyes to the world and has really kept me interested and up to date with current events. I also strongly believe in community and try to give my time to volunteering whenever I can. I am a yoga and running enthusiast and am a bit of a nut for everything and anything elephant. Most of all, I have a passion for the written word and love how people can convey their own uniqueness and viewpoint through the way they express themselves through words.
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Wes Walcott, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Wes Walcott, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Walcott Uncovers Star-Gazing Amateur Astronomy Apps
Editorial Intern Wes Walcott is extremely fascinated with scientific discovery, which is why he chose to discuss amateur astronomy apps in his latest interview. My Sky is an app which allows novice... MORE
Stunning Asteroid Captures
Stunning Asteroid Captures
Marat Akhmetaleyev Takes Stunning Pictures of the Meteorite
As many news publications reported, a meteor had ripped through the skies of Chelyabinsk in Russia, which one skilled photographer named Marat Akhmetaleyev was there to capture. The meteorite... MORE
Humanimal Designer Filmvertising
Humanimal Designer Filmvertising
Nabil Elderkin Directs the Adidas Original x Jeremy Scott Video
The Adidas Original x Jeremy Scott collection is showcased in this avant-garde video, which also delves into the like of the designer himself. Director Nabil Elderkin, who has previously worked with... MORE
Personal Social Storing Devices
Personal Social Storing Devices
‘The Transporter’ is an Alternative Online Storage Solution
The Transporter is a clever online storage solution device that allows you to seamlessly store and transfer files in a secure manner. The only comparable online storage system currently on the... MORE
Compact Equipment Carriers
Compact Equipment Carriers
The Incase DLSR Pro Pack Allows You To Easily Transport Your Gadgets
The Incase DSLR Pro Pack has released an updated version of its previous carrier, which is now available in a durable black cotton canvas material. The bag, which is made primarily for carrying... MORE
Dolled-Up Parade Portraiture
Dolled-Up Parade Portraiture
Photographer Kevin Kunishi Documents a Cities Festival Spirit
Photographer Kevin Kunishi documents a Nicaraguan parade featuring children dressed up as adults. The series, appropriately entitled ‘Desfilia’—which is translated to “parade&#... MORE
Geeky Kitty Slip-ons
Geeky Kitty Slip-ons
Big Bang Theory Kitty Plush Slippers Will Make You Purrfectly Warm
If these adorable Big Bang Theory Kitty Plush Slippers are just right for Sheldon Cooper, you know they will be purrfect for you. These cat slip-ons pay homage to the eccentric character and his... MORE
Fading Multi-Colored Watches
Fading Multi-Colored Watches
The Nixon Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Goes Bold
Following the popularity of its monochromatic watch collection, the Nixon Spring/ Summer 2013 Dip-Dye collection blends together colors into one cohesive bold delight. These unisex watches are... MORE
Updated Uniform Collections
Updated Uniform Collections
The Bluegirl Fall 2013 Continues to Update Traditional Classics
The Blugirl Fall 2013 collection takes inspiration from traditional private school uniforms and gives it a more updated and modern flair. The clothing line, which is Blumarine’s more youthful... MORE
Modern Military Collections
Modern Military Collections
The CNC Costume National Spring Campaign Stars Model Chelsea Tyler
CNC Costume National Spring 2013 campaign enlists the help of model Chelsea Tyler to show off its latest collection. For those who may not know, the model is Liv Tyler’s sister, which shows that... MORE
Oblong Paper Sculptures
Oblong Paper Sculptures
Artist Yun-Woo Choi Creates Sculptures to Signify the Past
Korean-born, New York-based artist Yun-Woo Choi impresses with these ginormous newspaper based sculptures. Using old magazine and newspaper pages, he rolls the pieces up to create various oblong... MORE
Bite-Sized Pie Makers
Bite-Sized Pie Makers
The Personal Pie Maker Makes the Delectable Treat in a Snap
Any and all pie enthusiasts, or those who enjoy their food in compact little puff pastry shells, will absolutely fall in love with this personal pie maker from Williams-Sonoma. This machine takes... MORE
Ironic Rap Group Tees
Ironic Rap Group Tees
The Odd Future 2013 Spring/Summer Line is Full of Eccentric Goods
The Odd Future 2013 Spring/Summer line shows a boatload of new garments that are suitable for those who enjoy wearing graphic tees with an ironic flavor. Staying in line with the rap group’s... MORE
Contemplative Primate Portraits
Contemplative Primate Portraits
These Monkey Portraits Infuse Both Humour and Introspection
Artist Daniel Sueiras takes a more humorous slant to the traditional painted self-portraits by using monkeys of all different species as his subject. Though they may be our closest ancestors within... MORE
Revamped Business Ensembles
Revamped Business Ensembles
Genny Fall 2013 Takes Inspirations from Masculine Suits
Everything from the Genny Fall 2013 collection exudes a classy elegance while simultaneously incorporating masculine elements. Upon first inspection, it is evident that the collection alters pant-... MORE
Armida Ascano, Academy Strategist (INTERVIEW)
Armida Ascano, Academy Strategist (INTERVIEW)
Ascano Proves the Benefit of Daytime Dance Part
Armida Ascano, Editor and Academy Strategist at Trend Hunter, knows a good time when she sees one, as her favorite trend daytime dance parties can attest to. Discotheque is a place in Sweden where... MORE
Remy Choo, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Remy Choo, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Choo Showcases the Intrigue of City Time-Lapse Videos
As someone who is passionate about video editing, Remy Choo has a knack for finding amazing city time-lapse videos. Primarily what he enjoys about them is that they are expertly edited to... MORE
Elise Ho, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Elise Ho, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Ho Discusses Unusual Vending Machines as a Marketing Strategy
Former Editorial Intern Elise Ho’s favorite trend featuring unusual vending machines dispenses free products based on whether or not customers comply with certain demands. From hopping on one... MORE
Striped Nautical Campaigns
Striped Nautical Campaigns
The Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer Exudes Effortless Chic
The Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2013 campaign brings us the classic American nautical theme that the brand is so well-known for executing. The designer did not skimp on making use of stripes of... MORE
Youthful Desert Attire
Youthful Desert Attire
The Pull & Bear Spring/Summer 2013 is Laid-Back Chic
The Pull & Bear Spring/Summer 2013 look book offers a plethora of beautiful and simplistic designs sure to offer something for any and all stylish mavens and lads. The campaign, which was shot... MORE
Sensual Graphic Skater Apparel
Sensual Graphic Skater Apparel
The Mighty Healthy Spring Lookbook is Made for Rad Dudes
The Mighty Healthy Spring Look book has a bounty of rad t-shirts and caps that would look great on any bro.  For the most part, all of the shirts have the brand’s logo on it as well as... MORE
Personalized Retro Radio Players
Personalized Retro Radio Players
Pure Evoke Mio Radio Offers a Nostalgic Experience
Though the traditional radio may have been replaced with MP3 players, there are still those loyal fans out there who would absolutely love to get their hands on a Pure Evoke Mio Radio. The... MORE
Customizable Baking Pans
Customizable Baking Pans
This Personalized Cake Pan Allows You to Bake a Cake in Various Ways
The next time you plan to bake a cake for a birthday or special event, this personalized cake pan would sure come in handy. This cake pan is specifically made so that you can customize to the... MORE
Urine Test Apps
Urine Test Apps
The Urine Test App Allows You to Get Results Within Seconds
This mobile urine test app allows users to test urine with the use of a smartphone. Before you start thinking you are going to have to urinate on your phone to get tested, do not fret because no... MORE
Panda-Themed Hotels
Panda-Themed Hotels
The Haoduo Panda Hotel is a Cuddly Place to Sleep
The Haoduo Panda Hotel is the very first panda-themed hotel in the world. Located in China, the panda capital of the world, the hotel boasts a plethora of exciting and adorable panda items. From... MORE
Wired Avian Graffiti
Wired Avian Graffiti
The Pow Wow 13 Art Movement Features Some Incredible Talent
Married artist couple DALest and Faith47 contribute to Pow Wow 13, which is a yearly contemporary art movement in Hawaii. The couple contribute these avian-inspired pieces, which depict two... MORE
LED-Equipped Ties
LED-Equipped Ties
These LED Neckties Will Bring Light to Any Dark Room
If you are a fan of wearable technology, you may just fall in love with these LED neck ties. These ties have lights all down the garment, which change colors and lights up at different times... MORE
Jason Soy, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Jason Soy, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Soy Uncovers Hilarious Video Game Reviews on the Internet
While former Editorial Intern Jason Soy discusses hilarious video game reviews, you can tell he has a great sense of humor. This shines through during his interview, particularly when he ironically... MORE
Marcus Daniels, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Marcus Daniels, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Daniels Shows the Accessibility Kick-Starting a Business
Marcus Daniels, Chief Operating Officer for Trend Hunter, has a deeply embedded entrepreneurial spirit, which shows through in his admiration for simple strategies that can be used towards kick-... MORE
Meghan Young, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Meghan Young, Trend Hunter (INTERVIEW)
Young Reveals Why the Prison Dance Video is Such a Hit
Aside from being one of the speediest Contributing Editors at Trend Hunter, Meghan Young also appreciates some impressive choreography as her top prison dance video choice can attest to. The video,... MORE
Ornate Princess Bridal Gowns
Ornate Princess Bridal Gowns
Brides to Be Can't Go Wrong with the Vera Wang Bridal Collection
The latest Vera Wang bridal collection released for 2013 from the highly-influential designer does not spare on the use of ruffles. Showing that bigger is indeed better, the majority of the... MORE
Bohemian Western Campaigns
Bohemian Western Campaigns
The Blue Planet Lookbook Takes on a Western Vibe
Hipster meets the wild west in the newest Blue Planet lookbook for the spring 2013 season. Located in the western deserts and surrounded by old time saloons and shops, the model is seen wearing... MORE
Risqué Gas Station Collections (UPDATE)
Risqué Gas Station Collections (UPDATE)
The Agent Provocateur Spring/Summer Collection is Chi
Agent Provocateur Spring/Summer 2013 campaign oozes a sexy confidence that only the famous lingerie label could exude. The newest campaign is given a retro theme as it takes place in a vintage gas... MORE
Religious Iconography Backpacks
Religious Iconography Backpacks
The Givenchy Luxury Backpack is an Art Piece
Givenchy takes inspiration from religious icons with this luxury backpack. The functional bag features a printed image of Madonna and her child. While the bag has a mostly neutral color palette,... MORE
Squeak Adjusting Pooch Toys
Squeak Adjusting Pooch Toys
Kong Toys Makes Pet Chew Toys with Owners in Mind
As much as pet owners want to please their dogs as best they can with chew toys, many knew how annoying it is to hear that constant squeaking coming from it until Kong Toys came onto the market.... MORE
Affordable Edgy Rocker Fashions
Affordable Edgy Rocker Fashions
The H&M Rock ’n' Roll Mansion Collection Features Jagge
The H&M Rock ’n’ Roll Mansion collection features beautiful model Georgia May Jagger, who does the campaign proud. The all white collection takes on the spirit of a time when sex, drugs... MORE

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Blossoming Model Covers
Blossoming Model Covers
W Magazine March 2013 Features Ladies Looking Ready to Bloom
The W Magazine March 2013 issue shows its love for supermodels by featuring Kate Moss, Natalia Vodianova and Lara Stone on their cover. The models may have been styled in a very similar fashion,... MORE
Silhouetted Urban Hipster Apparel
Silhouetted Urban Hipster Apparel
Carhartt WIP Gives Other Street Urban Wear a Run for its Money
The Spring/ Summer Carhartt WIP line is chock-full of ready-to-wear pieces that would satisfy any male urbanite’s fashion appetite. Light canvas jackets in various blues, green and yellow... MORE
Masculinely Feminine Dress Shoes
Masculinely Feminine Dress Shoes
Polish Up Your Wardrobe With a Pair of Grenson Shoes
Taking inspiration from silhouettes typically seen in men’s footwear, the Grenson Spring 2013 womenswear line are made up of finely tailored varieties. Each shoe of the collection keeps the... MORE
Dapper Canine Fashion Blogs
Dapper Canine Fashion Blogs
The Menswear Dog Blog Demonstrates That Pets Can be Stylish Too
The Menswear Dog Tumblr shows that there is no better way to show off attire than with an adorably dapper dog. The blog deviates away from the normal menswear blogs, and doesn’t use the... MORE
Beloved Silhouetted Literary Posters
Beloved Silhouetted Literary Posters
Book Lovers Rejoice for the Spineless Classics Poster
The Spineless Classics poster series brings classic book favorites and recreates them into a piece of art. Using every single world of the classic tales, the posters are a book in of itself. Amid... MORE
Marvelous Movember Headgear
Marvelous Movember Headgear
Pearl and Swine Creates a Chic Way for Gals to Wear a Stache
Though girls won’t necessarily be able to grow moustaches during the month of movember when facial hair is celebrated, they can show their support with the Pearl and Swine moustache headband.... MORE
Pixelated Film Blueprints
Pixelated Film Blueprints
Spotmaps Create Pixelated Movie Posters From a Different Perspective
At first glance, you may look at these prints and think that you are looking at a pixelated movie poster when in fact, what you are really seeing is a color blueprint for movies. Spotmaps is based... MORE
Legal Tender Art
Legal Tender Art
The Dollar Bill Art Features Some of the Most Recognizable Faces in Pop Culture
Though it may be illegal to defame U.S currency, the alterations made on the Dollar Bill Art are so good that it really shouldn’t matter; after all, it’s nice to spice up legal tender... MORE
Stripped Down Comedian Ads
Stripped Down Comedian Ads
Will Ferrel Promotes ‘Cancer for College’ in His Skivvies
Will Ferrell is contributing his hot bod to charity Cancer for College. The comedian has stripped down to his most revealing beach attire to be the cover model of the Super Sex Hot Tan Sunscreen.... MORE
Organic Lip Polishes
Organic Lip Polishes
The Lush Lip Scrub is Sure to Keep Your Lips Kissable All Winter Long
For the natural girls out there, the Lush Lip scrub will keep your lips supple and soft throughout the frosty and bitter winter months without any synthetic ingredients. Lush, renowned for its all... MORE
Origami-Inspired Bags
Origami-Inspired Bags
The Little House FHOLD Collection Adds Ingenuity to the Classic Leather Tote
The Little House FHOLD series offers both ingenious looks and versatility with its line of origami leather bags. Making use of a single piece of leather, the bags are put together without seams or... MORE
Carefree Supermodel Candids
Carefree Supermodel Candids
The Terry Richardson Miranda Kerr Shoot is Playful and Cute
The Terry Richardson Miranda Kerr shoot shows a more playful side of the the supermodel who most recently walked down the runway for the much anticipated Victoria Secret show. Dressed in casual... MORE
Urban Zombified Campaigns
Urban Zombified Campaigns
Zombie Boy Adds Flavor to the Rocawear Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign
Model Rick Genesis, better known as Zombie Boy takes the coveted role as the new face for the Rocawear Spring/Summer 2013 campaign. The model, whose made quite a splash on the fashion scene as of... MORE
Melancholy Retro Cartoon Parodies
Melancholy Retro Cartoon Parodies
Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion Shows the Gang all Grown Up
If you’ve ever wondered how Charlie Brown and the Gang look as grownups, look no further than the Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion. Taking inspiration from Louis C.K’s hit show Louis, the video... MORE