Author Archives: Septembre

About Septembre

Septembre Anderson is a passionate journalist, cultural critic and public intellectual. Her work has appeared in Flare, FASHION Magazine,, Complex Canada, Vice Canada and Huffington Post Canada.

Beginnings, Endings and a Clarisonic Mia 2 giveaway

A new year is the perfect time for fresh starts, happy (or not-so-happy) endings and fun giveaways. After almost four years of dutiful blogging I will no longer be updating J’adore…. The blog will continue to live on at this … Continue reading

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Beauty | Manicure Monday: Let it snow! holiday nail art

My name is Septembre Anderson and I am addicted to Christmas. This time of year always makes me absolutely giddy. Add that to the fact that I love a good theme and you’ve got ready-made nail art inspiration. Snow for … Continue reading

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Fashion | Joe Fresh Spring/Summer 2013: Modern classics, refined, in a smorgasbord of colours

The Joe Fresh spring/summer 2013 fashion show was a monochromatic affair. A procession of very 60s graphic black and white looks in geometric patterns paraded down the runway  and were starkly contrasted with a star-studded cast of models including Grace … Continue reading

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Beauty | Manicure Monday: Starry night nail art

This manicure is the result of a two-way mistake. I looked high and low and high again for a deep blue glitter nail polish so that I could try my hand at a glitter gradient mani and could not find … Continue reading

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Fashion | The Philip Sparks Spring 2013 accessories collection bursts with colour

First there was a women’s line, then there was a store and now Torontos’s sweetheart with a thing for vintage, Mr. Philip Sparks, has expanded his eponymous label to include women’s footwear.

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Beauty | Manicure Monday (on a Tuesday): Houndstooth nail art

Nail art inspiration can sometimes be hard to find. I found myself with a terrible case of nail artist block on Sunday night (see what I did there?) and was unable to produce something worthy of a Manicure Monday post. … Continue reading

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Beauty | Manicure Monday: What’s your nude? HIPP x RGB skin tone specific nude nail colour system

Finding the right nude nail polish can be a trial and a half leaving many to exclaim, “Really? Whose nude?” Well, RGB Cosmetics has teamed up with self-proclaimed “green celebrity nail stylist” Jenna Hipp to create the HIPP x RGB … Continue reading

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