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I had a chance to swing by the KNOWSHOW yesterday, Canada’s premiere lifestyle trade show. Lifestyle brands converge at the Vancouver Convention Centre for three days to give line previews and have face-to-face meetings with retailers. This is where the retailers pick what goes into stores, and ultimately, into your hands. I had just under...

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First One In The Pool

Roxy Seaside Hat approx $21 CAD Sale On a recent trip to Vegas, I was totally inspired by the glitzy and brightly coloured beach club style that was hotter than the dessert sun. This summer, forget the board shorts and rubber flip flops and channel your inner Vegas beach club babe into your Vancity poolside...

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Spring Botanicals

There’s something about a floral dress that just spells Spring. Fresh and cheerful, a new floral dress is always on my Spring/Summer list of must haves. Floral prints need not be matronly when floral prints are kept small and dresses have a perfectly modern silhouette. These are some of the pretty botanical printed dresses that...

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Quiksilver Womens Holiday 2009

Previously known for its casual surf and snowboard vibe, Quiksilver’s new women’s line builds upon the brand’s legacy of creativity, confidence and progression. I’m loving the sophisticated and edgy looks from this season’s collection. It’s the perfect juxtaposition of pretty and tough. I got the low down on the Holiday 2009 line from National Accounts...

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Industry Insider: Quiksilver Canada’s Perry Sharma’s Favourites

WHO: Perry Sharma WHAT: Quiksilver Women’s National Account Manager WHERE: Vancouver Friday night watering hole:Boneta’s in Gastown. It’s always a great place to meet new people and the service is amazing. Sipping: Prosecco. Never fail late night outfit: My black and vintage Bordeaux Quiksilver Women’s silk dress. Listening to: Chromeo. Vital beauty product: My oil absorbing blot sheets, Tarte’s...

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