After 13 years making her world a Riot (the store formerly called Raya), owner Brenda McGuire has decided to move on to new surroundings. “I am definitely going to miss my neighbours and this community,” admits Brenda. “After so long, I have developed great friendships with so many people here, so I’m a little teary-eyed to go.”
On Thursday, November 6th, make the trek down to 1395 Commercial Drive one last time to take advantage of great fall collections, all marked down as much as 70%!
Sip on wine and flavoured sparkling water while you shop. And with any purchase of $200 or more, save an additional $20! Doors are open from 11am to 9pm so get there early before someone else snags your next discounted deal.
Inniskillin Wines is proud to be an Official Wine Supplier of The Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and invites Canadians to celebrate the Olympic spirit and support Canadian athletes at home. Celebrate the Olympic Spirit with Inniskillin Wines on Monday November 3, 2008 at the BC Liquor Store on Cambie & 39th Avenue from 3pm to 5pm with a special public tasting. Commemorative pins, food samples and autographs available on a first come basis.
Next Door Style is making a difference for the Vancouver fashion and arts scene. NDS is a new online store exclusively showcasing designs by Vancouver’s most creative talents. mingle with Vancouver’s creative fashion designers at the newest hot spot in Yaletown: Raw Canvas. Can’t make it to the launch party? Just shop online with a coupon code for free shipping.
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This Wednesday, October 29, 2008, join BCBG Maxazria and Fashion magazine for their “Grand Reveal” event at BCBG (1080 Robson Street) and browse through the latest BCBG Maxazria collection while sipping on cocktails and eating hors d’oeuvres. The event is from 7pm to 9pm. RSVP to BCBG@fashionmagazine.com.
Not too long ago, after one of the BC Fashion week shows, I dropped by the Erin Templeton Shoppe (511 Carrall Street) and was delighted to find a quaint little vintage shop in the neighborhood. With her own handmade leather accessories at the front and an assortment of vintage finds throughout the store, this boutique is one of a kind. What added to the homely feel was the fact that Erin Templeton herself was there offering advice on styles, sizing and alteration information on vintage leather jackets. But don’t be fooled, even though her home-base is in Vancouver, according to her website, Erin’s lovingly-made goods can be found not only in Canada but also in the US and Japan. Read the Full Entry >>
One of a Few (354 Water Street) in Gastown has been voted one of the “best independent boutiques” in Vancouver and they are expression their appreciation to their customers by holding a girls-only, private shopping event on Thursday October 23rd from 7pm to 10pm. Feel free to pass on the invitation to your girl friends, sisters or even mom for a night of discounts, complementary make-up applications and personal stylists! Beverages will be served. Click to see the event invitation.