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A Swedish goldsmith makes old European jewelry in Vancouver
Pernilla Ahrnstedt, a Swedish Goldsmith, came to Vancouver in 1988, without knowing anything about her new prospective home town. "I had only heard about Montreal and Hull in Quebec, but never...
Jan 11th, 2011
Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs: spring and summer 2011 lookbooks
Sumptuous light knits prevail for spring 2011.
Jan 3rd, 2011
Five short-cuts to looking sassy on Christmas
We all love a good seasonal shindig but when you’re juggling the inevitable December duties of Christmas, kids and general, all-round chaos, any personal primping and preening routine we might have fe
Dec 9th, 2010
Fashion finds at Emily Carr University
Fashion scout went to Emily Carr University of Art + Design on Friday and got talking to a variety of people about why they wear what they wear...
Dec 17th, 2010
Winter fashion on the Drive
On December 14th, VO hit Commercial Drive to find out what stylin' Vancouverites choose to wear in the 'hood on cool winter days.
Dec 14th, 2010
Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it there."
Nov 20th, 2010
Sexy Christmas gift ideas from Change lingerie
The new Spring-Summer 2011 line is coming to Change lingerie. Change has three separate lines for swimsuits and lingerie. Their main line ‘Change’ is comfortable and practical for everyday wear. This
Nov 19th, 2010
Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion
Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.
Nov 12th, 2010
Vancouver Fashion Week designer Maggie Coulombe dishes about her latest collection
Maggie Coulombe presented an exclusive showing of her collection at Vancouver Fashion Week. VO had the honour to meet with her and ask about her background and clothing line.
Nov 9th, 2010
Insect goddesses rule James Steward's catwalk at VFW
Video, photos and a review of two-time winner of “Yorkshire Brides Couture Designer of the Year,” James Steward's show at Vancouver Fashion Week.
Nov 8th, 2010