Events

Couture Beyond: Close-up of the Genius of Guo Pei [PHOTOS]

Couture Beyond: Close-up of the Genius of Guo Pei [PHOTOS]

Guo Pei: Couture Beyond is the first Canadian exhibition devoted to the work of Guo Pei, China’s preeminent couturière. This mid-career survey features more than forty complete looks from Guo Pei’s most iconic runways from 2006 to 2017. In her theatrical, extravagant creations, Guo Pei combines […]

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 […]

Chinese Couturier Guo Pei to Visit Vancouver for VAG Launch

Chinese Couturier Guo Pei to Visit Vancouver for VAG Launch

At 51, Guo Pei is China’s most renowned couturier and for 20 years her pieces have showcased traditional Chinese craftsmanship with the incorporation of Western and contemporary elements. The western world most likely first heard of Guo Pei from the dramatic entrance that Rihanna made […]

Doing Luxury & Supercar Weekend Up Right! [PHOTOS]

Doing Luxury & Supercar Weekend Up Right! [PHOTOS]

Every September, this incredible event rolls up with a shimmery purr to the gates of Vancouver’s incomparable VanDusen Botanical Gardens and this year it unleashed the power of $250M in automotive excellence on the city’s four-wheel enthusiasts. The 9th Annual Luxury & Supercar Weekend featured […]

Dea Fortuna Tasting Event at Longtable Distillery & Urban Winery [PHOTOS]

Dea Fortuna Tasting Event at Longtable Distillery & Urban Winery [PHOTOS]

Vancouver-based members-only club Dea Fortuna ventured out for an exclusive tasting event that began at the city’s only small batch gin and spirits distillery. Long Table is Vancouver’s first micro-distillery co-founded in 2010 by head distillers Charles Tremewen and partner Rita. The Tremewen’s focus is […]

Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2018 [PHOTOS]

Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2018 [PHOTOS]

On August 23rd, the seventh edition of Le Dîner en Blanc – Vancouver was celebrated with over 4,500 revelers in the shadow of a 30 foot replica of the Eiffel Tower, on the lush manicured grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden. Once again, this year’s edition gave Vancouver a […]

Leisure Center Launches Café in Mini Garden Oasis

Leisure Center Launches Café in Mini Garden Oasis

The Leisure Center Café launched with a mid-day event where Co-Owner Mason Wu and Scott McKeown, Senior Event Manager, introduced the concept and, once again, apologized for no coffee being served (yet)! Yu’s explanation (for the lack of coffee) is that the vision for Leisure Center is […]

Laduree’s Chef Mickael de Monte Relocates to Vancouver from Paris

Laduree’s Chef Mickael de Monte Relocates to Vancouver from Paris

Upscale French bakery and sweets maker Laduree has expanded its offerings at its first two Canadian locations in Vancouver, courtesy of the new purposely built Pastry Laboratoire located in Burnaby. Chef Mickael de Monte, a Laduree International Pastry Chef relocated from Paris to Vancouver to oversee the […]

Herschel Creates Innovative Heritage with Flagship Launch

Herschel Creates Innovative Heritage with Flagship Launch

Vancouver-based lifestyle brand Herschel Supply Co. soft-opened its first North American flagship on the edge of the historic Gastown, steps from the high-traffic Seabus Terminal. The 5,000-square-foot space at 347 Water Street location is one of the rare retail spaces that have not been broken […]

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 […]