In November a group of gunmen launched a series of coordinated attacks on both civilians and foreigners in Mumbai, India. In the end, almost 200 people were dead, hundreds more were injured and Mumbai itself teetered on the edge of chaos. The attacks were devastating but hardly novel. It was only in 2006 in Mumbai that seven bombs laid on train tracks went off simultaneously during the afternoon rush hour commute, killing hundreds of innocent civilians. In both instances much of the subsequent analysis focused on the terrorist nature of the attack: the 2006 bombing campaign had all the hallmarks of an Al Queda operation, while November’s attack was most likely carried out by Lashkare- Taiba, a terrorist organization based in Pakistan.Read more ›
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Jul / Aug 2014
A behind the scenes look at our May/June 2014 issue accessories photo shoot for Originals by Andrea
In protest of the cold snap taking over the Capital currently, at OLM we’ve decided to live in an illusion, helped by the magical voice of Toronto-based synth-pop songstress Lyon. Check out her video for Indian Summer, a perfect song for locking yourself indoors and hiding from the cold.
Unique is an understatement. Alysha Brilla is a Tanazanian-Canadian multitalented artist who is an impressive 2014 Juno nominee. Prepare to be blown away by her unbelievable sound from her popular hit: