Month: December 2017

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Panerai is Precision Timepieces

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Panerai is Precision Timepieces

The first Panerai to open in Canada is a petite boutique of 900-square-feet but boasts the largest selection of watches in the country. Officine Panerai is a luxury Swiss watchmaker and its watches are a natural blend of Italian design, Swiss technology, and maritime influence. Originally designed […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Music of Fall at Leisure Center

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Music of Fall at Leisure Center

It appeared as though the leaves of a thousand trees blew into the Leisure Center creating tunnels of rust and orange. The foliage was a backdrop to a concept runway show which was led by a trio of creative women. A poet reading free-form verse, a barefoot […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

When The Demon Chef wants to talk diabetes, you sit down and listen. Chef Alvin Leung and I met at Botanist Restaurant over a steaming bowl of steel-cut oats, dried fruits, fresh blueberries, and almond milk. Chef Leung was casual in his signature head-to-toe black topped by a bespoke Play No More […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Chopard Lights Up the Night Sky

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Chopard Lights Up the Night Sky

Vancouver’s ‘Luxury Zone’ welcomed many new boutiques this fall and with the launch of Chopard, one has to wonder, how much more luxury can the city handle? That question is, of course, rhetorical! The street was lined with feline hypercars from Miles End Motors and lithe elegant […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Roots Launches Cabin Concept Inspired by Algonquin

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Roots Launches Cabin Concept Inspired by Algonquin

Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots unveiled its new Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8. Located in Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, it is the first of its kind in Western Canada, and one of just three in the world. The entrance to the store was set-up […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: TWG Tea Launches Holiday Giving Season Set

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: TWG Tea Launches Holiday Giving Season Set

TWG Tea opened its tea room for a tasting of this years festive holiday flavour, the Joy of Christmas Tea, and a display of teas and collectibles guaranteed to make even the most rigid tea drinker relax and enjoy. Guests enjoyed tea infused Champagne, frothy nutmeg mocktails, […]