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Suzette Hernandez: Embracing Minimalism in a Luxury World

Suzette Hernandez: Embracing Minimalism in a Luxury World

Through hard work and diligence, Suzette Hernandez has experienced a remarkable transition from retail worker to being crowned Miss Canada 2013, graduating with honours from UBC Sauder in 2014 to a career in marketing for two of the world’s top luxury brands – De Beers […]

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 […]

Whisky Wisemen Presents #BeWise 18 with Drew Green & Jill Earthy

Whisky Wisemen Presents #BeWise 18 with Drew Green & Jill Earthy

The Be Wise Whisky Festival hosted #BeWise18 of the Speakers Series at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown. Drew Green (CEO of Indochino) and Jill Earthy (CGO of FrontFundr) shared their stories and vision, brand ambassadors delivered a whole lot of whisky wisdom to an enthusiastic […]