MANDY LAU x COVETING CHI CHI Giveaway!

I met Mandy Lau, a Vancouver based illustrator specializing in fashion and lifestyle, at my recent event collaboration with Fine Finds in Yaletown where she wowed me with her illustrations!

She has shown her prints at group art shows including ‘Drawing Influence ñ A Fashion Illustration Art Show’ put on by Plaid Magazine in Toronto, created mural illustrations for the fashion-themed DNA3 condos presentation centre in Toronto, and is a regular illustration contributor to Real Weddings magazine.

Mandy has also been featured in Flare, Plaid Magazine, and Vancouver Fashion eZine.

I have always admired anyone who can translate what they see in their mind and apply it to paper with such eloquence! Not surprisingly, I recently found a special place on my wall for one of her stunning prints, and the good news is, so can you! 

Mandy Lau is giving away one of her illustrations personally signed, stamped and dated by Mandy herself!

See the competition details below ;p

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Mandy Lau Coveting Chi Chi Fashion Blog

Mandy Lau Coveting Chi Chi Fashion Blog

Mandy Lau Coveting Chi Chi Fashion Blog

Mandy Lau Coveting Chi Chi Fashion Blog

Mandy Lau Coveting Chi Chi

Here’s How to Win:

1. Follow @mandymlau on Instagram

2.  Follow and share NLAStylist on Facebook

Extra Entries:

3. Follow & favourite the Illustration Boutique Shop on Etsy and Subscribe to Coveting Chi Chi blog

4. Tweet this post and tag @mandymlau and @nlastylist

The winner will be announced on Monday, December 1, 2014

Good Luck!

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Vancouver Fashion Blogger

PERSONAL SHOPPING with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM – Look 4

Today I bring you LOOK 4 – the last look of my series and collaboration with BCBGMAXAZRIA and Randa Salloum.  And we have saved the most dazzling and super cute booty shaker for last!

If you missed what all the fuss was about this last week, catch up here for Look 1, Look 2, Look 3.  Which look is your favourite ?

This look, perfect to ring in the New Year, was inspired by Yaletown, another one of our favourite stomping grounds.

The dress on its own is a statement piece, but it’s also one that you can push a little further and go OTT with, especially for a New Year’s celebration.  With that said, we added even more sparkle with the blinged-up kitty ears, rock-crystal clutch (to balance out the ears and embellished crop), and textured snake-print/lace ankle booties.  How gorgeous does Randa look – Meeow !

This look, while perfect for many body shapes would work especially well for someone with a straight up and down (ruler) silhouette as the embellished crop layer and the feathered skirt add a little volume, giving the illusion of a more of a nipped in waist.

Randa’s Outfit: Dress / Heels / Headband / Clutch

My Outfit: Jersey TopLeggings / Black Long Sleeve Top / Black Sheer Sleeveless Top / Studded Heels

LOOK 3 – YALETOWN RAZZLE DAZZLE

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Follow Randa at:

Website / Facebook / Twitter

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BCBGMAXAZRIA at:

Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

Huge thanks to Sarah Boland for the fab pics.

Till next time lovelies!

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

 

 

 

PERSONAL SHOPPING with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM – LOOK 3

 LOOK 3 of my collaboration with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM brings a completely different vibe today – pure elegance! 

I have to admit, and it’s a tough choice I know, but this may be my favourite look of the series – although you’re in for a treat tomorrow too!  Click on Look 1 and Look 2, if you haven’t see them.

Most of you who know/follow Randa on The Unprecedented, know that she rocks her black, grey and white neutrals like nobody’s business, so having her in a top to toe, Bare Pink tone on tone might come as a lovely surprise – doesn’t she just radiate in this warm colour!

Inspired by our next favourite Vancouver turf, Coal Harbour, we went for plenty of layering, which not only creates interest in a one tone outfit, it also creates a chic, relaxed, sophisticated look.  Despite being completely covered up, the sequenced leggings, strappy heels and slight turn up of the sleeves, showing off Randa’s delicate wrists, ooze the perfect amount of sexy. 

Tone on tone is great for someone wanting to create length and if you’re slightly top heavy, wearing anything shiny on the bottom will always help add a little volume to balance you out on top ;p

Randa’s Outfit: Blouse / Boxy Top / Sequined Leggings / Ring

My Outfit: Jersey TopLeggings / Black Long Sleeve Top / Black Sheer Sleeveless Top / Studded Heels

LOOK 3 – KEEPING IT CLASSY IN COAL HARBOUR

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Follow Randa at:

Website / Facebook / Twitter

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BCBGMAXAZRIA at:

Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

Huge thanks to Sarah Boland for the fab pics!

If you missed yesterday’s post, click HERE & pop back tomorrow for LOOK 4 ;p

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

PERSONAL SHOPPING with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM – LOOK 2

 Well, I kinda maybe got the sense that you LOVED Randa Salloum’s Look from yesterday’s post for our collaboration with BCBGMAXZARIA ;p  Click HERE if you missed it!   Today we wet your festive palate a little more with Look 2 with a slightly more glamorous grungy vibe – perfect for our next favourite Vancouver location – Chinatown.

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This look was all about loading up on the textures in a top to toe all black outfit (well, besides for the metallics).  We were instantly drawn to the dazzling emblished sweater top that is fab mix of casual and glam.  Paired up with a beautifully paneled and asymmetrical leather skirt that played off the dimensions of the embellishments, python textured and lace ankle booties, simple jewelry and finished off with a netted touk – what a wicked look!

This look would work particularly well for someone who may feel a little bottom heavy.  By wearing the solid black skirt on the bottom (with its slimming horizontal and diagonal panels) and pairing it up with the embellished top (adding slight volume) would help balance out your silhouette beautifully!

Randa’s Outfit: Embellished Sweatshirt / Leather Skirt / Ankle Bootie / Netted Touk / Pyramid Ring

My Outfit: Jersey TopLeggings / Black Long Sleeve Top / Black Sheer Sleeveless Top / Studded Heels

LOOK 2 – CHINATOWN CHIC

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Sidekick & I having a sneaky coffee break ;p

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Follow Randa at:

Website / Facebook / Twitter

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BCBGMAXAZRIA at:

Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

Huge thanks to Sarah Boland for the fab pics!

Pop back tomorrow for LOOK 3 ;p

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blog

 

Underkill Pop-UP Month by Killjoy – Thurs 20th

If you’ve been frequenting the Underkill Pop-Up Month by Killjoy every Thursday so far this November, then this Thursday the 20th, won’t disappoint.

Up for your enjoyment and shopping is:

SLEEPLESS MINDZSleepless Mindz

“Sleepless Mindz Clothing represents individuals with drive and ambition. For those challenging moments in life, when we feel we must sacrifice for what we want and what we believe in, when we choose to work ourselves to the bone and go without sleep for our dreams.Those moments where you refuse to eat or sleep just to reach your goal.

Our official Sleepless Mindz Clothing “Tears of Joy” logo is a symbol of …. the journey… finally reaching your goal and achieving your dreams and allowing our creativity to lead theway. Everybody is unique in their own way and our creativity lets us stand out and shine. Sleepless Mindz is not just a clothing line, nor is it just a life style… its a mind set.”

Sleepless Mindz

Facebook: /sleeplessmindz
Twitter: www.twitter.com/sleeplessmindz
Instagram: www.instagram.com/sleeplessmindz
www.sleeplessmindz.bigcartel.com

Music by Shy Daughter
9PM-11PM

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Vancouver Fashion Blog

 

PERSONAL SHOPPING with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM – LOOK 1

 Jumpsuits, dresses, leggings, feathers, sparkles, leather, sequence, accessories, hats & heels – CHECK!

With the pulling done, I give you LOOK 1 of my Personal Shopping collaboration with BCBGMAXAZRIA and Randa Salloum ;p

Today’s look was inspired by Gastown, so something that popped but with a little dose of funk and effortless edge was needed.  It was love at first site with this festive red jumpsuit, which looked absolutely amazing on Randa!  We toughened the look up a teeny bit by adding the textured leather jacket and clutch, fierce pointy heels and playful bowler hat.  By keeping the accessories minimal (totally up Randa’s alley too) and turning up the cuffs of the pants to expose a little more ankle, not only added a little dose of très sexy but also made the outfit more fresh and fashion forward.

This look can take many transformations and is very versatile.  Feel like softening or glamming or softening it up a little?  Switch up your shoes and accessories to metallic tones, hair up with dazzling drop earrings.  If you are wanting to emphasize your waist even more, add a medium size waist belt and voila!  If you’re a little heavier on top, adding a darker coloured blazer or jacket will help create vertical panels on your top half (slimming you down) and bring some balance to your proportions ;p

Randa’s Outfit (click item to shop):  Jumpsuit Jacquard Jacket / High Heels / Clutch / Diamonte Bowler Hat / Cuff / Ring

My Outfit: Jersey TopLeggings / Black Long Sleeve Top / Black Sheer Sleeveless Top / Studded Heels

LOOK 1 – GASTOWN GAL

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Follow Randa at:

Website / Facebook / Twitter

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BCBGMAXAZRIA at:

Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

Huge thanks to Sarah Boland for the fab pics!

If you missed yesterday’s post, click HERE & pop back tomorrow for LOOK 2 ;p

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

PERSONAL SHOPPING with BCBGMAXAZRIA x RANDA SALLOUM

 As most of you know, apart from being hung up on fashion and more than just a little devoted to retail therapy, I’m even more addicted to my job as a Personal Stylist, from the honing into someones particular style, the wardrobe detox and even more so the shopping spree!  The satisfaction it brings me to see a client pushing themselves a little out of their comfort zone and seeing themselves in a new light is my motivation!

But, enough about moi, I know you’re dying to find out what this whole BCBGMAXAZRIA X RANDA SALLOUM thing is ;p

Recently, I had the pleasure of collaborating with and styling fashion maven and blogger, Randa Salloum of The Unprecedented (a.m.a.z.i.n.g. blog!) and BCBGMAXAZRIA on Robson Street for a Festive Holiday Shopping Spree to help get you in your groove and ready for some serious partaaay-ing.

Randa’s style needs no introduction, it’s that awesome!  But it was so much fun introducing her to a few different ways (and colours) to wear the looks we put together – she nailed it!

Today’s post will give you little sneak peek into the gorgeous pieces we pulled and a few of our shopping habits – i.e., lots of touchy feely, giggles, oooh’s, eeee’s and aaah’s.  The next 4 days will include style tips and 4 stunning looks worn by the equally stunning Randa, with BCBGMAXAZRIA items that will have you picking your jaw up off the frosty sidewalk!  We’ve put together a fab ‘Festive Girl About Town’ collection and each outfit has been created with a favourite area of Vancouver in mind.

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The touchy touchy, feely feely…

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The Ooooh’s…

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The giggles…

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The Eeee’s…

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Follow Randa at:

Website / Facebook / Twitter

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BCBGMAXAZRIA at:

Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

Huge thanks to Sarah Boland for the fab pics!

 xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

SUSAN FIEDLER X EAST VAN CROSS PROJECT

Designer Susan Fiedler has conceived a fundraising initiative called the East Van Cross Project to benefit Pivot Legal Society. Inspired by the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture, Fiedler is the first individual to be granted a license from the City of Vancouver to reproduce the iconic East Van Cross in the form of jewelry, beginning with two sterling silver pendants.

Susan Fiedler is a Canadian jewelry designer known for her artistic talent and business acumen. In recent years she has launched several initiatives that have allowed her to use her talents “for good” and support community causes she feels passionate about.

Susan’s latest initiative, The East Van Cross Project, raises funds for Pivot Legal Society, which works to create social and systematic change in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  The project began with the iconic Monument For East Vancouver sculpture created by Ken Lum. Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, it is an expression of hope and defiance. Inspired by the design and supported by the City of Vancouver through a licensing agreement, Susan has designed two pendants based on the sculpture.

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The East Van Cross pendants are available for pre-order at www.eastvancrossproject.com and range from $150 to $325 CDN. $25 from each pendant sold will be donated to Pivot Legal Society.  A larger range of jewelry based on the Monument will follow in the Spring of 2015.

Read up on Susan’s other amazing fund raisers and initiatives – one of them you may remember, which is the F Cancer fundraiser that raised thousands of $’s, while spreading inspiration to everyone affected by the disease. 

Please spread the word and support this great cause!

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

UWI Twins Fashion Label launch At Alfie Italia

By: Rachelle Lupton

cre·a·tiv·i·ty

The use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of artistic work.

 un·der·dog

A competitor thought to have little chance of winning a fight or contest.

 Reuben and Levi Uwi were born in Rwanda in 1987 and after surviving the 1994 Rwanda Genocide they came to Vancouver to create a new home and a new life.  The twins spent years overcoming their defeat and pursuing an inner desire to move forward.  This October (on their birthday), they were able to see one of their many dreams come true by launching their U.T.F.L collection of well designed jackets, dresses and unisex tops at local Gastown boutique Alfie Italia.  The twins have overcome so much in their lives and have been seen as the underdog, but with their charismatic personalities, humble approach to life and creative minds, the pair is sure to prove any skeptic wrong.  We had a chance to meet the twins and talk to them about life, their label and what we can expect from them next.

 Being twin brothers how do you find working together?

 L: Being twins and business partners there is that personal line that you are treading.  But it works for us because we trust each other.  At the same time we might disagree on certain points, but if he is very passionate about what he is defending, then I’ll say let’s do it.

 What do you admire about each other?

L: He is very good at not hesitating in decision making.

R: His intuition.

 What or who is the biggest influence in your life?

L & R: Our mom!

R: She has always been an inspiration to me.  I see her working so hard and I think, “Hey, if she is working that hard then we should work that hard too”.

L: She is the example to us that pushes us.

 What would you say has been your greatest achievement?

L & R: Getting this brand up and running. But we also started a brand after high school, and getting into business right after that was challenging.  We were able to get our name out there and get our collection into Hudson’s Bay so that was a great point.  It was received so well and just because of that we have been able to get so much more attention and get ourselves featured in the Huffington Post.

Do you have any plans for the future?

L: Right now we are designing our next collection.  We want to get into other product lines like bags and shoes.

 What has been your favourite aspect about designing so far?

L: I guess just expressing ourselves and being able to tell our story through our label.  With our brand we have been able to share our story.

R: Also helping make people feel good.  We want people to feel good, it brings happiness to us when we see someone wearing one of our pieces happy.  We definitely want to empower people and give them confidence and inspire them with our clothing.

L: That’s what our brand is all about, we want to inspire the underdogs and let them know you can persevere.  Just like me and my brother.  We have gone through hardships and put them in the past.  We put our head downs and we powered through.  

 Do you have any advice for aspiring designers?

R: You’ve got to find your voice, and you’ve got to find yourself and tell your story from wherever you are.  If you know your vision and you know where you want to go, then you will find whatever means necessary to get to your goal.

L: Be true to yourself and don’t follow trends. Don’t give up if someone says no to you.  

www.uwitwinsfashion.com

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Underkill Pop-UP Month by Killjoy

By: Justine Barnes

Killjoy Cocktail Lounge & Basement Club is the location for Underkill #PopUpMonth, where every Thursday of November, local designers and retailers will showcase their goodies.  Thursday, November 6th marked the launch party and we were impressed by what we saw!  The first night featured: Jennyfleur Loves, I See Noise Prints, Erin Laura Jewelry, Inbreastment, Boccoli Hair, Beauty Blvd and Cocoa Tanning, hosted by Crystal Carson with music by Music by Grizzandole & Shy Daughter.

Images by Mood Berlin

Vancouver Fashion Blog

Jennifer Gray from Jennyfleur Loves

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Event Host, Crystal Carson

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I See Noise Prints

 Randa Salloum of I See Noise Prints

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Josh Langston of The Social Life and Jessica Luxe

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Harlow Beauty Products

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Beauty Blvd

Cocoa Tanning Studio

Cocoa Tanning Studio

Erin Laura Jewlery

Erin Laura Jewlery

Erin Laura Jewelry

Inbreastment

Inbreastment

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Music by Grizzandole & Shy Daughter

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This Thursday, November 13th will showcase:

Mary Jane Apparel

“Maryjane Apparel is a unisex, luxury inspired streetwear brand from Vancouver B.C. Maryjane strives to create timeless pieces that are easily customizable to ones own personal style. Sticking to simple designs and a monochromatic theme, pieces are easily accessorized and styled. Maryjane is committed to bringing together artists and individuals who share common interests in hopes of creating a community that inspires and promotes freedom of expression.”

#UNDERKILL #POPUPMONTH Special: No tax

www.maryjaneparis.com

Mary Jane Paris

Music by Shy Daughter
9PM-11PM
Followed by UNDERKILL Thursdays w. andishae

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Style Diary – Cozy in Capes – Fall/Winter Trends

 Probably the best investment so far this season has been my cape coat from H&M.  Apart from being on trend for fall/winter, it’s the perfect shape to accommodate my growing sidekick and it’s so easy to throw over just about anything, although I prefer to keep a streamlined silhouette underneath to not add any extra bulk and keep it looking chic.  And these tights – I can’t rave about them enough.  They have built in over the knee socks so there’s no chance of mid-thigh muffin top ;p

Outfit:  Cape, tights, scarf, fingerless gloves – H&M / Shoes, eyewear – Forever 21 (Robson Street) / Matt & Nat bag – Fine Finds

 Bump: 30 weeks

Pics by Ash Fasken

Nicolette Lang-Andersen

Maternity Fashion

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Vancouver Fashion Blogger

The Cross Pop-Up Party with Partyskirts & Leah Alexandra Jewelry

By: Justine Barnes

The CrossThe Cross, located in Yaletown, recently hosted a pop-up party featuring Partyskirts by SKOT and Leah Alexandra Jewelry

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Left and Right – the Armstrong sisters of Partyskirts and center – Leah Alexandra

Partyskirts by SKOT was started by sisters, Lauren and Mariel Armstrong who originally created their skirts to fill a gap in their own wardrobes.  They quickly gained a heap of attention for their design and they created their signature party skirt along with the business, SKOT Apparel.  Brilliant!  These ladies are simply stunning and talented.  Head to their website at skotapparel.com to check out their latest fall collection which includes colors such as Ball Point Blue and Red Apple – oooooh!

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Partyskirts by SKOT

Leah Alexandra Jewelry is one of a kind!  Leah’s line is available at The Cross, boutiques around the world and you can purchase items online at leahalexandra.com. Take a peak at her collection, it’s timeless, fresh and versatile – you will not be disappointed.  Leah is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto and we are happy she decided to make Vancouver home, where all of her jewelry is handmade. Meeting the women behind the work was refreshing.  She is incredibly kind and excited about what she does.

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  This event was a huge success and photographer, The Collective You, captured the event beautifully – see his pics below.  Champagne flowed, treats were gobbled up and the guests had a blast celebrating these three local and talented women.

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The Partyskirts gals and guest

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Treats provided by the Sweet Bake Shop

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Leah Alexandra

Cara McLeay

Cara McLeay from A Fashion Love Affair

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Lyndi Barrett

Lyndi Barrett from Style Calling

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Justine and Nicolette

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Underkill Popup Month

 Music X Drinks X Fashion

Umm – yes please!!!

Underkill Popup

This November Killjoy brings Underkill #PopUpMonth to Yaletown where Vancouver’s coolest designers & online retail stores have a chance to showcase their newest collections and designs in a fun, upbeat & fashion focused environment every Thursday night, starting November 6th, 2014. Street Style is the theme for this PopUp month.

Killjoy has also reached out to some of Vancouver’s top bloggers, fashion personalities, top live performers, street style photographers & online magazines to produce a well rounded cultural event that looks to attract Vancouver’s most stylish personalities.  No yoga pants, uggs or pumpkin spice lattes shall be found at this event.

Event Schedule for November 6th:

Doors: 6:30pm – Late

Featuring:

 ERINLAURA JEWLERY

“The brand name ‘Erinlaura’ is a combination of my name as well as my Grandmothers; the most creative woman I know, I like to believe I inherited my creativity from her. All of the jewelry I create is named after friends in my life or people I have come across. One of the reasons I am inclined to use semi-precious stones is no one stone is ever the same, which makes every piece of erinlaura jewelry unique to the person that owns it. With everything being handmade by myself I have the luxury of creating new innovative designs as I find new inspirations.

Facebook: /erinlaura
Instagram: @Erinlauraj/@Erinlaurajewlery
Twitter: @erinlauraj

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 COCOA TANNING

“Cocoa Tanning is the first tanning studio to excel in a customer focused experience dedicated to providing the deepest tan in the shortest amount of time. Well maintained equipment and an educated team is here to help you achieve whatever your tanning goals may be. With two convenient locations, Cocoa Tanning will fit into even the busiest of lifestyles.”

Facebook: /CocoaTanning
Twitter/Instagram: @Cocoatanning 
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 BEAUTY BLVD

“Beauty Blvd is a collaboration of talented artists wanting to share beauty with the world. Here at Beauty Blvd we are dedicated to making every defining feature, your best feature.”

Stop by to see them and get a Complimentary Makeup Application! Makeup artist will be on site!
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BOCCOLI HAIR

“Boccoli Salon has been in business for 25 years specializing in the most trendsetting styles including ombres, beautiful blondes and precision cutting. We don’t believe this is possible without attending the Haute Coiffure Francais show in Paris yearly and spending time with Vogue’s top hairstylist. We bring European elegance and edge to Vancouver.”

Facebook: /Boccolisalon
Instagram: @HairByCampeotto
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INBRESTMENT

“Inbreastment Clothing’s offerings aim to inspire. We support the long-term goal finding a cure but we can never forget the individuals involved. Our clothing will support those with the illness, encouraging them to fight through, reinforcing to them that they’re still beautiful, and emboldening them with the knowledge that they are not facing their challenge alone.”

Facebook: /Inbrestment
Instagram: @Inbreastment

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 HARLOW BEAUTY PRODUCTS

“Harlow is the base layer to your everyday. We create natural and organic body care products free of GMO’s, preservatives and other unnecessary additives. Our carefully curated blend of ingredients will nourish repair and protect your skin leaving it intoxicatingly smooth and hydrated. All our products are handcrafted in small batches to ensure freshness and purity, clean and simple. Made in Vancouver BC.”

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Harlowskinco
Instagram/Twitter: @Harlowskinco
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 Jennyfleur Loves…

“Jennyfleur Loves”… is a globally inspired online retailer offering carefully sourced on trend fashion for style-forward woman. We are part of the local fashion movement that gives the women of Vancouver the confidence to outwardly express their individuality while giving this growing metropolis international status as a unique style hub.”

Website: www.jennyfleur.com
Facebook: /jennyfleurloves
Twitter @JENNYFLERLOVES
Instagram: @ jennyfleurloves
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 I SEE NOISE PRINTS

“I See Noise®© prints are original, one of a kind prints created by Randa Salloum. Inspired by her career in the Fashion Industry each print is designed with the idea of style and beauty with an edge.I See Noise®© prints come in gold and silver shades in a range of over 50 images in 7 collections with new collections to come. All images are 8.5″ x 11″ with custom images and sizes available for purchase with collaboration between Randa and the buyer.With customers in Canada, United States and internationally – I See Noise®© prints have reached thousands of individuals.”

Facebook: /ISeeNoise
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Iseenoiseprints
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ISeeNoisePrints

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Music provided by Shy Daughter & Special Guests

Visit the event page on FB to RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/639927332767187/

See you all there! 

xxx

Vancouver Fashion Blogger

 

GAP CANADA’S 25 ANNIVERSARY

By: Clear Zhong

To me, the holidays only begin once the Gap ads have started. I remember all of the goodies over the years, especially the ones starring Sarah Jessica Parker—so fantastic!” – Cara McLeay from afashionloveaffair.com, Vancouver’s much loved fashion blogger.

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It’s fitting then, that on the eve of the brand’s quarter-century anniversary in Canada (which we were able to attend on Robson Street), that the fresh design direction takes cues from the must-have pieces of American youth, with its all-American aesthetic that resonates globally, including the ubiquitous heather-grey Gap logo sweatshirt.

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Gap is a culture clinging to the feel-good “the home of casual fashion” nostalgia. So many people have that fond memory of the perfect sweatshirt, which was most likely one from Gap. As such, stores are being stocked with familiar pieces this fall, including the iconic staples selected by Flare Magazine editors, and 2015 fall trends.

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Fall/Winter Trends:  Oversized knits / Street sports / Back to 60’s / Pocket tees

Gap Canada Robson Street

Jennifer Grey from Jennyfleur Loves and Nicolette (and bump)

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