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Getting Married? Meet Colicot Couturier’s Bespoke Bridesmaid Dresses

Let’s face it, no woman is shaped exactly alike and settling for a mass-produced chiffon frock for any special occasion can be unforgiving. Cue in Colicot Couturier, a local made-to-order dress label, focusing on a bespoke bridesmaid dresses tailored individually to each girl. Founder and designer, Katy Flynn creates breezy, flirty numbers in an array...

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Say Yes to Vancouver Label Mary Rich

I first met Vancouver handbag designer Jana Macova some six years ago, and I’ve always envied her impeccable style, long legs and Eastern European cheekbones. She was born with an aptitude for fashion and, in recent years, the knockout has found her niche designing luxe arm candy with her custom-made handbag line, Mary Rich. The...

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Fabulous PARTYSKIRTS in Fabulous Places: A Tour of the SKOT Apparel Girls’ Favourite Cities, Palm Springs, LA & NYC

Mariel & Lauren Armstrong How many times have you had to get ready but can’t find the right thing to wear? Enter SKOT Apparel, a line developed by sisters Lauren and Mariel Armstrong that sells PARTYSKIRTS priced from $195 to $245. Their PARTYSKIRTS are voluminous silk skirts in bright colours with varying lengths, all manufactured...

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City Guide: Natasha Neale Takes Us Around Vancouver, Part II

Yesterday, we found out where ION Magazine’s Natasha Neale loves to eat in Vancouver. Now we find out where she loves to shop and just hang. Favourite Neighbourhood: Mount Pleasant/Main Street (between 6th and 30th) is my favourite neighbourhood. I’ve grown up in it, and as an adult moved back. It’s full of great restaurants,...

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