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Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Everyone in business has to start somewhere. For a teenage Angelo Caroli in the mid-1970s, it was offering styling advice on a local radio station which led selling secondhand American denim and military jackets at a hawkers market in the centre of his hometown. The […]

Fashion Friday: Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo

Fashion Friday: Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo

After all the runway lights have cooled off in New York, London, Milan, and Paris, the spotlight is on Tokyo to bring on the spicy to the forever hungry fashionista of the world. Japanese heavy-hitters and new designers dominated the runways. The streets were teeming […]

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 […]

Fashion Friday: NYFW Spring 2019 Trends for Now

Fashion Friday: NYFW Spring 2019 Trends for Now

New York Fashion Week is the first stop on the international fashion week circuit which commandeers the whole month of September for the fashion press. The Big Apple was first in a long line of cities – London, Milan, Paris – rolling out Spring 2019 […]

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 […]

Chanel ‘Les Beiges a la Plage’ Strolls into Holts

Chanel ‘Les Beiges a la Plage’ Strolls into Holts

In 1913, Coco Chanel opened a boutique in Deauville, France where she sold casual clothing which was suitable for leisure and sport activities. The fashions were constructed from humble fabrics such as jersey and tricot. The boutique location was prime, in the centre of town on a fashionable street […]

Céline: Holt Renfrew Now Has Twice the Nice

Céline: Holt Renfrew Now Has Twice the Nice

French luxury brand Céline has further expanded its presence in Vancouver with two new shop-in-store boutiques. A couple of months ago, LVMH’s Céline opened a women’s ready-to-wear boutique on the second floor of Holt Renfrew in CF Pacific Centre and last week, it unveiled a […]

Music of Fall at Leisure Center

Music of Fall at Leisure Center

It appeared as though the leaves of a thousand trees blew into the Leisure Center creating tunnels of rust and orange. The foliage was a backdrop to a concept runway show which was led by a trio of creative women. A poet reading free-form verse, a barefoot […]

Leisure Center Invites Exploration

Leisure Center Invites Exploration

Luxury fashion lovers have been rendered speechless with the opening of the Leisure Center at 950 Homer Street in Yaletown. This new retail addition is a boundary-pushing platform, offering a modern-day definition of leisure time with a specific focus on fashion, art, music, books, homewares, cosmetics, food […]

LXR&Co: Disrupting Ecoluxury Shopping

LXR&Co: Disrupting Ecoluxury Shopping

Begging for a Birkin? Dying for that new embroidered Dior? One of our recommended go-to shops for anyone looking to buy exquisite preloved luxury handbags, scarves, and accessories is LXR & Co, conveniently located in the three Hudson’s Bay stores across the city – Oakridge, Downtown, and Park […]