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Christine Ama is a freelance fashion, arts and culture writer. She has contributed numerous articles to ADONE Magazine and SheDoesTheCity.com and worked for several years as a product copywriter for the Hudson's Bay Company. With a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and an intensive Fashion Merchandising program under her belt, Ama is passionate about marrying her love for creative culture with the written word. In the past, she pursued music as a self-produced electro pop singer/songwriter called Christer (rhymes with "shyster" ;) releasing a full-length album, two music videos and touring internationally. After visiting over five countries in Europe, Ama temporarily relocated to Berlin, Germany where she worked and wrote for over a year. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Monday, September 9, 2013


Designer Jeremy Scott pissed off the wrong crowd this year, adopting graphics from west coast skateboard company Santa Cruz. Fans of the original brand were up in arms, talking boycotts and lawsuits, but the issue has since dissolved from the public forum. Was this a misjudged homage to inspiring artists or did Scott literally take his pop cultural reference too far?