Why Pride Month Is Still As Important As Ever

In case you didn’t know how the whole idea of Pride and Pride Month came to be, I’m going to give you a bit of a history lesson before getting into this article. The LGBTQ+ rights movement was born out of the June 28, 1969 Stonewall riots, after New York police raided the Greenwich Village…

Here’s How To Beat Brain Fog And Say Goodbye To That Afternoon Slump

Anyone else get to that point in the day where your coffee has worn off, leaving you feeling tired, unfocused, and a tad unmotivated? For the most part, we’ve all experienced a serious case of brain fog. You know the feeling: around 2 p.m., you’re eagerly pouring your second or third cup of coffee to keep…

3 Outfits Inspired By The 2021 Oscars

In case you missed it, the 2021 Oscars were held this past Sunday and it looked a bit different this time around. The overall energy of the event was more relaxed with less people, paparazzi, and drama. However, the red carpet fashion did not disappoint. We had our Instagram community vote on which looks they…

5 Wellness Goals That Are Actually Manageable

We’re constantly being told we need to buy certain things and invest X amount of time into our “self-care routines”. But can we be honest? Does anyone actually have a self-care routine that they do every single day? Personally, when I talk about my self-care routine, I really mean a process I’ve done once or…

What Does Dress For Success Even Mean?

How many times has someone told you to “dress for success”? It’s such a common phrase, but what does it really mean? Is there a specific outfit that looks more successful over another? Does it have something to do with the brand we wear? Is it something else? I remember my high school holding events…

3 Outfits Inspired By 2021 Grammy Looks

And just like that, another exciting night of bold looks, outstanding performances, and deserving awards has come and gone. If you didn’t get a chance to tune into the 2021 Grammy Awards, here’s some highlights: Beyonce continues to be our queen after breaking the record for most Grammy wins of all time after receiving her…

How To Turn A Failure Into A Turning Point With Priya Sam

Priya Sam is a former television journalist, Toronto influencer, and now successful podcast host. She’s had a lifetime of experience covering stories relating to crime, breaking news, politics, and more. After years of working in television, she took a leap of faith changing the course of her career journey entirely. Her new podcast, Turning Point,…

4 Items We’ll Never Wear Again After Quarantine

I recently did something out of my comfort zone…I made plans with someone. After more than a year of staying home most of the time and enjoying the life of sweat pants and hoodies, I realized I kind of forgot how to get dressed? I’ve always loved putting on nice clothes. It was never a…

Being Laid Off: Your Next Steps

Being laid off from your job involves a roller coaster of emotions. It can feel demoralizing and stressful, but it can also be the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Whether it was because of the global pandemic, or some other exterior factor, 2020 and 2021 have turned out to be years of…

3 Clothing Items That Are The Epitome Of “Power-Casual”

Whether you’re working from home or making your way into the office, your calendar is probably a mix of important meetings, scheduled relaxation time, and a handful of Zoom calls. Introducing power-casual fashion, the new age way of styling #OOTDs that are not just comfortable, but office approved. They’re outfits that make you feel your…

How To Make Lockdown Weekends Actually Feel Like Weekends

Although many areas are in some form of lockdown, it’s important that we still try to take the time on weekends to have some fun. Weekends and days off are important for our mental wellbeing and happiness. If you’re on the hunt for ideas on how to make lockdown weekends actually feel like weekends, you’re…

3 Small Habits That Actually Improved My Mood

If you read my Lessons from 2020 post, you may remember that this year I want to focus on prioritizing my physical and mental wellness. I implemented a few habits into my routine in January that really made an immediate difference and I wanted to share them with you. Adding vitamins to my diet I’ve never consistently…

5 Ways You Can Set Healthy Work-Life Boundaries

If you’re feeling like it’s getting increasingly difficult to transition from work hours to off hours, you’re not alone. Working from home has lots of benefits, but the inevitable downside is that you never truly feel like you’ve left the office (because you haven’t). With remote work likely here to stay (or at least here…

5 Easy Ways To Prevent “Maskne”

Maskne is no joke. As if the weight of the pandemic wasn’t enough, we’ve all struggled with some type of unwanted acne due to the constant wearing of masks. Maskne occurs when sweat, dead skin, oils and bacteria get trapped in your skin (ew). In addition to that, the chaffing or rubbing of the mask…

2021 Resolutions Based On Your Enneagram

It’s finally the new year and like most people, we’re reflecting on the past, while preparing for the future. Resolutions seem to be a popular topic of conversation around this time of year. As a species, we love to set goals. There’s nothing like the feeling of fulfilling a dream you once put down on…

6 Books You Need To Read In 2021

2020 definitely taught us all how to slow down. It made room for new hobbies and the reinstatement of old ones. Yes, there was a lot of Netflix viewing, but many people fell back in love with the magic of books. It’s nice to have something to do that doesn’t require looking at a screen…

Lessons from 2020

I’ve been taking some time during the holidays to reflect on this wild ride of a year and I wanted to share some lessons I’ve learned, that I will be carrying into the new year (and beyond!) with me.  Lesson 1: You are the audience of every word you speak. Choose your words carefully.  In…

Your Holiday Movie Character Based On Your Enneagram Type

‘Tis the season to cozy up on a couch, drink some hot cocoa, and watch holiday movies. Isn’t it funny that we can watch the same films year after year and never get sick of them? You may prefer some over others, but they all seem to make us feel the same happy nostalgia. Our…

Our Favourite 2020 Fall Fashion Trends

Yes it’s true. Fashion has absolutely looked a little different this year. That said, it is not obsolete. Trends are still evolving. Not everyone is wearing sweat pants and sneakers everyday, and we believe it’s because when you dress good, you FEEL good. Obviously the WFH lifestyle has changed the frequency that women (and men)…

4 Industries That Have Proven To Be Pandemic Proof

When the pandemic hit, a lot of people found themselves out of a job. First, it was temporary layoffs, then downsizing, then closures. The pattern sparked a new thought process in the modern day employee. Will this job I’m applying for still exist if X, Y, or Z happens? It’s a sad truth that a…

6 Need To Know WFH Tips

We work from home now. It’s what we’ve been doing, it’s what we will be doing, and who knows, maybe it’s here to stay forever. Many offices have been built for optimal productivity and ergonomical purposes. I don’t know about you, but my tiny Toronto apartment wasn’t exactly designed with a worldwide pandemic and indefinite…

3 Ways To Improve Your Home Using Old Tights

Here at Threads, we’re committed to finding life hacks that support sustainable living. Although we only produce tights and masks, our products can be used for a variety of other activities in and around your home.  We’ve discovered uses in the beauty, craft, and fashion space, but today we’re going to show you how your…

This Is How To Crush Your Next Zoom Interview

Remember when interviews meant you woke up 3 hours early to get ready, study company background info and drive to a far location, arrive 30 minutes early, meet with an individual, answer questions for 30 minutes, and drive back home? It sounds like a lot…especially now that we just have to walk to our desks,…

How To Dress For Fall Without Freezing Your A** Off

I hope you enjoyed as much of your summer as possible despite the current state of the globe; but gone are the days of jean shorts and spaghetti straps for the next 8 months or so. Fall has arrived. We can long for our warm sunny days, or we can get excited about fall fashion….

I Started A Job In The Middle Of A Pandemic

As you know, 2020 is…well, 2020. Tons of us lost our jobs, were laid off, had to close up shop and reinvent ourselves or our businesses. For some, who may have been freelancers or entrepreneurs, financial stability became a very real concern. As a freelancer myself, I felt the fear of the pandemic and decided…

I Got The COVID-19 Vaccine And Here’s What Really Happened

Last week I received my first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. There’s a lot of misinformation being spread on a daily basis, and some uncertainty around getting the shot, so I figured I’d share my experience. Since I lived in a designated hotspot, I had been trying to book my appointment through the online…