Aditee Kissoon

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Aditee Kissoon- 3rd year Communications student at the the University of Ottawa, Fluevogoloist at John Fluevog Shoes Ottawa, and Social Media intern at HerCampus UOttawa. Aspiring writer and communications executive for Condé Nast UK and the British Fashion Council Institute in London. Passion for fashion, Stieg Larsson novels & dogs!

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Together 4 Yes: Ireland’s Abortion Vote

Together 4 Yes: Ireland’s Abortion Vote

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth amendment of its constitution on May 25th 2018, putting an end to the country’s 35 year abortion ban in defiance of catholic conservatism. Activists flooded the streets of Dublin prior to the vote to encourage Irish voters to liberate women from the patriarchal [...]

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Lennard Taylor: Canada’s own fashion Matisse

Lennard Taylor: Canada’s own fashion Matisse

Photo credit: Aditee Kissoon Born and raised in Winnipeg, with an ancestry rooted in Britain and Switzerland, Lennard Taylor makes designs that belong at the Grand Palais catwalk. Every brushstroke blossoms into a work of art; every piece is individually crafted by the artist’s hands. Taylor’s [...]

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A Letter To The Broken Hearted

A Letter To The Broken Hearted

Days and nights passed by, restless; every time I held up my hand all I saw was an unrecognizable heartline. Heavy eyes, tremors and headaches became a part of my routine. I feared every second I was left alone with myself but I loathed every exchange I had with those who crossed my path. I was lost. [...]

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Endometriosis and Yoga: Healing pain from within

Endometriosis and Yoga: Healing pain from within

Those who live with Endometriosis are accustomed to living in pain. Every step, even every breath, makes you more aware of the bitter taste of pelvic pain. For nine years I have learnt not to push myself too hard, to limit my exercise routine and to ensure a proper diet, avoiding foods that can trigger [...]

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HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

Photos courtesy of HerCampus Uottawa It was truly a jungle in Lansdowne’s Horticulture Building on the evening of February 10th, when HerCampus UOttawa hosted their 6th annual Capital Catwalk. Models prowled down the runway in original and unique fashions designed by Zarucci, Zargara, Alexandra [...]

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The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

The days are shorter, sunlight is scarce, and hibernation is in full swing. We’re left with six more weeks of the dreadful cold weather; it feels like an eternity before we’ll be able to shake off our layers and enjoy a warmer and brighter climate. Battling the winter blues is exhausting [...]

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Their Time is Up

Their Time is Up

You’ve probably heard that Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2018 Golden Globes and gave one of the most powerful speeches of 2018. In the weeks following the Award Show, her speech became the waving flag of the #TimesUp and #MeToo campaign: at the Golden Globes, artists [...]

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Battling my Own Body: Living with Endometriosis

Battling my Own Body: Living with Endometriosis

The misdiagnoses, the myths, the injections, the useless hysterectomies and the debilitating pain. Oh the pain! It revives memories of those teary nights with a fistful of my own hair held so tight my knuckles would turn white. That’s what it’s like to live with Endometriosis. I led this [...]

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Is This Is What A Feminist Looks Like?

Is This Is What A Feminist Looks Like?

Feminism has been the latest high-fashion trend circulating during this year’s fashion week; t-shirts proclaiming that “We Should All Be Feminists” or “The Future is Female” are empowering tools for fashionistas. They recruit celebrities with “Woke Couture”, [...]

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