In Conversation With Musician Kate Nauta

Kate Nauta is living proof of music’s power to transform intense heartbreak into hope. On her forthcoming full-length debut Love, Loss + Recovery—an album created soon after the death of her beloved older brother—the New York-based singer/songwriter brings her stunning vocals to a selection of songs both emotionally raw and beautifully nuanced. Built on her…

In Conversation With Actress Elysia Rotaru

How are you feeling? Well, it’s almost time for the birth, and, physically, I’m feeling top-notch—minus the cankles here and there on odd days! My body feels strong but relaxed, and, mentally, I’ve been focused on not only getting the house ready and settled for her arrival with my husband but also thinking about the…

Milk & Cookies

New motherhood teaches you a lot. I went into it uneducated. I swam with it and focused on the typical: eating super healthy, no travelling, small doses of exercise and calmness. I did no birthing or baby classes, simply went to my O.B. and worked up until I was diagnosed with high blood pressure (my…

Bravado Design: In Conversation With Full Spectrum Doula, Shania Lane

Can you tell me briefly about the work you do? What led you to become a doula?  I’m a full spectrum doula, meaning I am trained to care for people through all phases of conception, including abortion. Primarily I help people through birth and postpartum, though. I am just getting into more of the fertility…

Bravado Design: In Conversation With Koreena Singh, Founder of Giving Sundays

What inspired your passion for helping women-led businesses with social/creative support?  I’ve sat on women-led associations and mentorship teams in the past and have always enjoyed celebrating other women’s successes. One of my mentors jokingly calls me the ultimate hype woman. After losing my long-time corporate job due to the pandemic, I was forced to…

Bravado Design: In Conversation With Model & Muse Aleisha Ahamed

Tell us a bit about yourself.  I was born and raised in North Vancouver and am lucky enough to call it home again with my husband, our 3-and-a-half-year-old daughter, and our second child on the way. For over a decade, I worked and travelled as a model. I started modelling at a young age with…

My Paume

Your hands do so much. They express joy, offer comfort, and allow you to connect with people. Your hands are natural extensions of you. That’s where Paume comes in. They believe that you care for yourself and the world around you when you care for your hands. Our personal take from experiencing Paume Overall, this…

Jolibump French Sustainable Pregnancy Brand

The first French brand to offer sustainable maternity fashion to wear before, during and after pregnancy. According to their eco-responsible approach, Jolibump proposes timeless and comfortable clothing with feminine shapes and high-end eco-responsible fabrics with perfect cuts, thought to flatter every silhouette. Jolibump is also a committed community, and content diffused through an innovative media:…