Accessories

Issue #3: Sixofour Life Watches: Homegrown 604 Haute Horlogerie

Issue #3: Sixofour Life Watches: Homegrown 604 Haute Horlogerie

When looking for comparisons to finely crafted timepieces, only luxury vehicles come close, so much so that collector Jay Leno was inspired to write a book on it. Leno likens it to “a patient art form” and though people who know nothing about fine mechanical […]

Issue #1: Christine Hutter & Moritz Grossman

Issue #1: Christine Hutter & Moritz Grossman

It was in 1986, just after having earned a Bachelor’s degree, when Christine Hutter first discovered the beauty of mechanical timekeeping instruments. As she started her apprenticeship with master watchmaker Wilhelm Glöggler in Munich, he showed her old pendulum clocks, pocket watches, and chronographs with […]

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

In 2015, Vancouver-based online luxury handbag and accessory re-seller Modaselle opened a brick-and-mortar retail location on Seymour Street. This was only two years after the launching of an e-commerce business, which was looking to tap into the burgeoning billion-dollar online luxury resale market. It was […]

Vancouver: A Sanctuary for Luxury Handbags Lovers

Vancouver: A Sanctuary for Luxury Handbags Lovers

Whether you are relaxing at your favourite lounge, lunching at the current hot-spot, or walking in Stanley Park, it is impossible to go anywhere in beautiful Vancouver and not covet thy neighbour’s handbag! Our city is awash in pricy eye-candy in all shapes and sizes. […]

Coming Soon! Graff and Patek Philippe to ‘Luxury Zone’

Coming Soon! Graff and Patek Philippe to ‘Luxury Zone’

Montreal-based jewelry retailer Birks is expanding its presence in Vancouver this fall with the unveiling of two luxurious jewelry and watch brands. An official boutique for UK-based diamond retailer Graff will open on West Georgia Street, and Swiss luxury watch retailer Patek Philippe will open […]

Rado Brings Earthy Collection ‘The Elements of Time’ to Vancouver

Rado Brings Earthy Collection ‘The Elements of Time’ to Vancouver

While it may have been rainy outside, it was cozy inside Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s Notch8 when I sat down with Rado watches Brand Manager Celine Cano. The intimate setting was a welcome mid-day change from the Champagne-fueled presentations favoured by luxury brands. Cano charmed me […]

‘Tiffany Save the Wild’ Jewelry Collection now in YVR

‘Tiffany Save the Wild’ Jewelry Collection now in YVR

Tiffany & Co. has unveiled its Tiffany Save the Wild Collection with brand new designs. The collection has expanded to include lions and rhinos in addition to elephants, all in support of the Wildlife Conservation Network and it’s innovative crisis funds to save endangered African wildlife. As part of Tiffany’s ongoing […]

Sneak Peek of Kimberlite Diamonds NA Flagship [PHOTOS]

Sneak Peek of Kimberlite Diamonds NA Flagship [PHOTOS]

China’s Kimberlite Diamonds will open the doors of its North American flagship at 2828 South Granville on Friday – but who wants to wait for the official opening? EcoLuxLuv was granted a sneak peek of the elegant interiors, designed by Vancouver’s Cutler Design Consulting Ltd, and share […]

Kimberlite Diamonds Bringing Diamond Jewelry Extravagance to South Granville

Kimberlite Diamonds Bringing Diamond Jewelry Extravagance to South Granville

Last fall, giant sky-scraping tiara’s twinkled at Vancouverites from the muddy sides of BC Transit buses and downtown billboards with ‘Kimberlite Diamonds Coming Soon.‘ A half a year has passed and not a peep. I wondered if somehow a luxury diamond company had opened with […]

Issue 1: GRAFF & Patek Philippe Launch in Luxury Zone [PHOTOS]

Issue 1: GRAFF & Patek Philippe Launch in Luxury Zone [PHOTOS]

It is almost 5 pm at the launch of the GRAFF and Patek Philippe joint boutique on West Georgia in Vancouver’s Luxury Zone. The sky is dark and rainy. Not the most elevated atmosphere outside but inside the mood is lively. Champagne and canapés abound, […]