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Fashion, London, Vancouver

Corsets: V&A Exhibition and Lace Embrace

In a few days, the Victoria and Albert Museum will have a new exhibition on Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear. Undressed will focus on the relationship between underwear and fashion, as well as the shifting fashionable body ideal. The exhibition will feature over 200 objects of underwear – corsets, panties, crinolines, slips, etc. – for men …


Nordstrom Vancouver is Here!

A New Department Store American fashion retailer, Nordstrom, began as a shoe store, Wallin & Nordstrom, in Seattle, USA in 1901. Today, on Friday, 18 September 2015, at 9:30am, Nordstrom opened the doors of its first international flagship store in Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver is the third Canadian city with a Nordstrom store, following Calgary (Chinook Centre – 2014) and Ottawa …

Lifestyle, Vancouver

Loonie Toonie Finds: Dollarama & Daiso

Planning a bedroom makeover? Planning a birthday party? Running out of household or stationary supplies? Look no further than Dollarama and Daiso! Favourite Finds from Dollarama Items start at $1 and some, such as sweets, are 50 cents (but you have to buy 2). Most products, however, are around $2. Butterfly wall decal sticker – Inspired by …

Beauty, Vancouver

Recommendation du jour: Sephora on Robson

Last Halloween 2014, a new Sephora opened on Robson Street between Burrard and Thurlow in Vancouver. Prior to visiting the new Sephora, I didn’t have the highest opinion of the brand. I’d visited the Sephora stores in Pacific Centre (downtown) and at Metrotown (Burnaby) but never had the best experience at either. Both Sephoras were …

Activities in Vancouver for the Old-Fashioned and the Cultural Lovers;
Lifestyle, Vancouver

Activities in Vancouver for the Old-Fashioned and the Cultural Lovers

Last year, I ranted about how Vancouver, BC, Canada is not for the old-fashioned. We’re a true misfit and minority if we love heritage buildings (by my terms, I mean protected and unprotected historically ‘old’ buildings), vintage and antique clothing, antiques, operas, plays, ballets (with costumes fitting the eras), and period dramas. In 2011, I dreaded …