Tag: Alberni Street

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

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 […]

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

Issue #1: Modaselle: Authentic Luxury Resellers

In 2015, Vancouver-based online luxury handbag and accessory re-seller Modaselle opened a brick-and-mortar retail location on Seymour Street. This was only two years after the launching of an e-commerce business, which was looking to tap into the burgeoning billion-dollar online luxury resale market. It was […]

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 […]

All that Glitters is Jimmy Choo Gold

All that Glitters is Jimmy Choo Gold

Standing in a half circle outside 1035 Alberni Street, Vice President of Retail Baldo Larussa and members of the marketing team of Jimmy Choo, assess the boutiques’ interior presentation from the street. I see what they see – an abundance of sparkle and the golden […]

Colton’s Couture Curating Luxury in the Suburbs

Colton’s Couture Curating Luxury in the Suburbs

In 2012, an online entrepreneur launched an incredible venture in luxury shopping from a 15th-floor penthouse due north of CF Richmond Centre. ‘Colton’s Personal Couture’ was a private shopping club with a $25,000 membership fee and interior design inspired by the Parisian elegance of Dior. […]

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White Opens in Obscure Laneway

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White Opens in Obscure Laneway

The whispers began late last year. Off-White was coming to Vancouver. Rumours swirled about timing and various locations were bandied about. Then a single Instagram post on December 1, 2017, on the @feuilleluxury account showed the world the branded, yet anonymous, storefront—and so the countdown […]

An Afternoon of Chilled Bubbles & Hublot’s ‘Geneva Days’ Collection

An Afternoon of Chilled Bubbles & Hublot’s ‘Geneva Days’ Collection

At Geneva Days, created by LVMH to showcase  TAG Heuer, Zenith and Hublot Swiss luxury watch lines, fans of Hublot reveled in the new models which were cited as ‘delightful,’ ‘ingenius,’ and ‘fashion-forward,’ by those that watch the watchmakers. After a gruelling afternoon at Hublot with Suzette Hernandez, a bottle of chilled bubbly, […]

Stefano Ricci Rolls Out the Big Bling at Accessories Launch

Stefano Ricci Rolls Out the Big Bling at Accessories Launch

When an invitation from ultra-luxury brand Stefano Ricci arrives, thoughts immediately turn to warm walnut burl interiors and engaging company, fine wine and delectable canapés, and the opportunity to go a touch ‘gala’ with wardrobe. With Vancouver constantly on the cusp of yet another weather […]

Inspiring Valentine’s Tea for Glamour & Goddesses at TWG

Inspiring Valentine’s Tea for Glamour & Goddesses at TWG

This Valentine’s Day, TWG Tea invites you to embrace the season of flowers and romance with TWG Tea‘s collection inspired by the blush hues of the delicate rose. Capturing the essence of love in a sensual Darjeeling tea blended with delicate rose blossoms, Amour de […]

Takashi Murakami Celebrates Birthday in YVR Style

Takashi Murakami Celebrates Birthday in YVR Style

Celebrating his 56th birthday in Vancouver, international Japanese artist Takashi Murakami had a vibrant day filled with media events and festivity. An early morning at the Vancouver Art Gallery saw a brightly robed Murakami presenting the The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg exhibition of over […]