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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 […]

Couturier Andrew Gn Presents Luxury Trunk Show at Leisure Center

Couturier Andrew Gn Presents Luxury Trunk Show at Leisure Center

Internationally renowned couturier Andrew Gn presented a two-day trunk show in Vancouver’s most engaging retail space, Leisure Center. With a selection of over 150 pieces from his Spring/Summer 2018 Collection, PreFall 2018, and a limited amount from Fall/Winter 2018 (which debuted at Paris Fashion Week […]

Rolls-Royce Pops the Moet at New Showroom & Debuts Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Pops the Moet at New Showroom & Debuts Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Vancouver, part of OpenRoad Auto Group, marked the official grand opening of the venerable brand’s new Vancouver showroom, Canada’s first stand-alone Rolls-Royce retail facility. The official unveiling of the luxury auto maker’s most anticipated new model of all time – the Rolls-Royce Cullinan took […]

Oakridge Centre Positioned to be 2nd ‘Luxury Zone’

Oakridge Centre Positioned to be 2nd ‘Luxury Zone’

Vancouver’s West Side is home to some of Canada’s wealthiest people, living in homes that are priced into the millions of dollars. Vancouver, itself, has become a global destination with visitors bringing their money for activities that include shopping. Oakridge Centre is about to see changes […]

Avenue Road Launches in Gastown’s New Luxe Furniture Row

Avenue Road Launches in Gastown’s New Luxe Furniture Row

With only a few minor finishing touches remaining, Avenue Road is set to open in late March at its first location at the edge of Gastown. Across from the new Fendi Casa Bentley Home store and mere blocks from Versace Home, the two-story 100-year old […]

Hublot Vancouver Hosts New “Jose Bautista” Chronograph

Hublot Vancouver Hosts New “Jose Bautista” Chronograph

Swiss watchmaker Hublot recently launched an exclusive timepiece designed with baseball legend Jose Bautista, former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder, titled Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition “Jose Bautista”. To celebrate the new watch, Jean-François Sberro, Managing Director, Hublot North America, hosted an intimate cocktail reception and seated dinner […]