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Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

No matter how many of the stately Stefano Ricci boutiques around the world you may visit on your travels, it is a given that upon entering, your breath will be taken away by the signature floral arrangements. Situated first and foremost, each opulent display of […]

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Lancho Cephivenus: The Millennial Taking on the Medical Aesthetics Industry

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Lancho Cephivenus: The Millennial Taking on the Medical Aesthetics Industry

As recent as ten years ago, cosmetic treatments were once only associated with the rich and famous since they were priced out-of-range for the average person. On top of which, these treatments were in aesthetic clinics which were very likely to be located in posh […]

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

AltaModa Italia is defined by the glamorous, luxurious, and wonderfully eclectic pieces created in Southern Italy by expert artisan craftspersons at the behest of founders Stefani and Riccardo Volpi. Since 1998, the couple’s irreverent vision has melded fashion and design to create unmistakable items which […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

On a brisk April evening, less than 24-hours before the official launch of Salone del Mobile, legendary design icon Giorgio Armani presented his 2019 Armani/Casa collection in the spectacular Armani/Teatro. The Brutalist space, created by Japanese designer Tadao Ando in 2000, was beautifully transformed into […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Florence’s Antico Setificio Fiorentino Atelier Creates Luxury

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Florence’s Antico Setificio Fiorentino Atelier Creates Luxury

Beyond the iron gate at Via Bartolini n° 4, under the shadow of abundant wisteria, the Antico Setificio Fiorentino produces the finest silk fabric in Italy, perhaps in the world. As our town car departs, the Director of Communications for Stefano Ricci begins to graciously […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

It all started with a ‘kiss on a collar’ that solidified the name ‘Christopher Bates’ into the Canadian consciousness. This cheeky design catapulted Bates from novice to expert and launched a business that consistently delivers sophisticated yet edgy men’s wear in the highest quality Italian […]