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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...
Aug 31st, 2011
Gastown's Gentille Allouette exudes whimsical charm
Walking into Gentille Alouette is like walking into a bizarre alternate shopping dimension. Its ambiance is all-encompassing, and once you cross the threshold you will never be short of eye candy....
Sep 5th, 2011
Skater brand RDS makes surprisingly wearable women's apparel
They affectionately called themselves the Red Dragons -- a parody of an Asian gang that terrorized Vancouver in the late 1980’s. Well-known among skateboarding aficionados as the Red Dragons, RDS...
Aug 24th, 2011
Ten-year-old as sex symbol: Thylane Blondeau and the troubling choices of Vogue Enfant
Her sculpted cheekbones and natural grace in front of the camera has earned her over 3000 admiring fans on Facebook. Sprawled seductively on a leopard print blanket, her provocative look has...
Aug 25th, 2011
Are high heels unhealthy?
They're tall, they're gorgeous, and they're a necessity. Thanks to celebrities, high heels have been appropriated for everyday wear. No longer are they reserved for special occasions. Rather, with...
Jul 29th, 2011
Pro style tips with Gastown shopping trip
Jessie Carlson and Michelle Addison from Jessie Carlson Wardrobe held their private Gastown Shopping Trip at three of Gastown’s stylish boutiques last week: The Block, One of a Few, and...
Aug 15th, 2011
UK riot arrests top 1,700 as talk turns to muzzling social media
Courts open through the night, police flood streets as weekend looms.
Aug 12th, 2011
Banana Republic launches "Mad Men" collection
Banana Republic is launching "Mad Men" with a Mad Style Cocktail party this evening in downtown Vancouver (1098 Robson Street) and Metrotown Banana Republic locations from 6 p.m. to 8...
Aug 11th, 2011
Fashion designer Michael Kors to marry longtime partner
“Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry in our home state after many years together.” - Michael Kors, tells US Weekly Famed designer Michael Kors is...
Aug 5th, 2011
Ladies, stop whatever you're doing and read this article. For every fashionista out there (although you probably know this), there are nine wardrobe staples that every woman must own. Trench...
Jul 25th, 2011