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Spring/Summer 2019 Forecast: Men’s Wear is Classy Casual

Spring/Summer 2019 Forecast: Men’s Wear is Classy Casual

Many men approach ‘casual style’ from the wrong angle. They veer towards youthfulness when they should be aiming for a maturity that is reflected in classic style. For Spring/Summer 2019, the major runways were a slew of casual looks that were chic, easy-to-wear, and to […]

Gucci Launches Home Decor Pop-Up at Holt Renfrew [PHOTOS]

Gucci Launches Home Decor Pop-Up at Holt Renfrew [PHOTOS]

Italian luxury brand Gucci has launched a unique set of pop-ups for its home furnishings line at Holt Renfrew’s downtown location in Vancouver, as well as in Toronto’s Yorkdale flagship. Fans of the mesmerizing installation will be able to enjoy until early January 2019. These […]

Andrew GN: A Mercurial Approach to Design, PFW Spring/Summer 2019

Andrew GN: A Mercurial Approach to Design, PFW Spring/Summer 2019

Andrew GN is a designer with a mercurial approach to design. Unlike his peers, one collection rarely rolls into the next, and he does not lazily re-appropriate his previous collections. I have learned the hard way not to get too comfortable in my love affair […]

NUVO Invites Choo’aholics to Shop for Charity [PHOTOS]

NUVO Invites Choo’aholics to Shop for Charity [PHOTOS]

Earlier this month, NUVO Magazine Editor Claudia Cusano orchestrated a wonderful fund-raiser for the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation which tapped into two things that Vancouver woman love – charity work and shoe shopping! The bubbly pink Champagne was Moët & Chandon, the hors-d’oeuvres were deliciously designed […]

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 […]

Int’l Photographer Kristy Sparow Shoots 1st Arab Fashion Week

Int’l Photographer Kristy Sparow Shoots 1st Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia’s first-ever Fashion Week was held at the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton in mid-April and American Kristy Sparow was the only photographer on the runway. The Paris-based fashion photographer was hired by NOWFASHION to shoot on behalf of the Arab Fashion Council during Saudi Arabia’s first-ever Fashion Week. It was a request, but also […]

Dilawri Hosts 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala [PHOTOS]

Dilawri Hosts 2nd Annual Ride & Drive Gala [PHOTOS]

Brad Laviolette, Regional Marketing Manager of Dilawri Group of Companies knows of our city’s love of fast cars, living the luxury lifestyle, and his clients’ generosity when it comes to great causes. At the 2nd annual Ride & Drive Gala, presented by Allwest Insurance, Dilawri‘s guests […]