Vivian Dang

Vivian is the fashion editor of the Vancouver Observer.  Prior to writing for the Vancouver Observer, she frequently wrote for Youthink where she contributed pieces ranging from music reviews to feature stories. 

Valentine's Day style guide

Valentine's Day is practically an excuse to wear flirty, romantic dresses. Check out the VO guide for gorgeous dresses, from chic and elegant to shamelessly sexy.

Tina Tam of Carnal Design dazzles with sensual, edgy clothing

Heavily inspired by "heavy metal and rock 'n roll with a femme fatale attitude," Carnal Design originated from local designer Tam's final collection project during her last year at the Art...

Tet: the forgotten Vietnamese new year

The entire house is pungent with the sweet smell of incense, while every square inch of the dinner table is covered with traditional dishes.  Tempted by the appealing sight, I stealthily sneak a...

Get Up! Love a Forest Fest at W2 Media Cafe

Join a mix of Vancouver's best Latin-inspired musicians to help protect the Amazon rainforest.

Holiday hair: 6 easy looks

Besides the dress and the make-up, styled locks are the "mane" attraction when it comes to looking the part.  With Christmas quickly approaching, here are six hair ideas that will turn heads at...

Holiday make-up guide: 5 eye-catching looks

This season it's all about the allure of your eyes.  Cat CallNo, it's not that one. But the drama of this look will certainly draw much attention to your peepers. Rock a fierce cat eye this...

Christmas fashion guide: dresses for every occasion

Glitter, lace, and floor-sweeping gowns: from the ballroom to the office, VO has you covered for Christmas fashion.

Baby, it's cold outside: winter fashion tips

Winter's here. Time for the frosty fashion challenge.

Taylor Swift's Speak Now tour brings Nashville to Vancouver

Cowboy boots, curled hair, and gorgeous dresses? Check, check, and check. (Cowboy hat optional).  Last night, the city was transformed into a mini Nashville as Taylor Swift’s Speak Now...

Fall into colour

This season, it's all about colour and decades of styles. Look towards the 40s and 70s as sources of inspiration, but with a modern and tailored twist. Colour me reckless With little of what's...