Beauty & Skincare

MAC Cosmetics – Sneak Peek at the Archie’s Girls Collection (Launch Date: Feb 7, 2013)

Modern Mix received a sneak preview of MAC Cosmetics‘ Archie’s Girls collection before its official launch date on February 7, 2013.   Featuring the two girls from the beloved Archie comics, …

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FeaturedFood & Drink

Weekend Brunch Series – Edible Canada on Granville Island

Edible Canada at the Market on Granville Island is a full service 150-seat bistro, focusing on new Canadian cuisine. Unpretentious, welcoming and accessible, Edible Canada features menu items sourced from …

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Contest

Make It! Vancouver (April 20 to 22, 2012) – MMV Giveaway for Tickets

Make It! The Handmade Revolution, is back in Vancouver from April 20 to 22 at the Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive).  Tickets are $5 at the door, but you can …

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Fashion & RetailHeadline

Vancouver Designer Spotlight: Sancha – In the Name of Jewelry, Fashion, and Love

The goal of Love Love is to bring awareness to and raise funds for international water related crises around the world, through sales of the jewelry and the discussion that emerges from it. At this particular time, all profits from Love Love sales will be donated to Oxfam Canada to raise money for the drought in East Africa.

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Fashion & RetailHeadline

Holt Renfrew – Spring 2010 Preview

In the fashion industry, trendsetting can be compared to a pyramid. High fashion and couture, starting at the top, and their runway looks for the upcoming season are way beyond the budgets of the average shopper (and MMV reader). But as time passes, these trends trickle down the pyramid as assessable ready-to-wear fashion available at our favourite clothing chains.

Described somewhat as a “fashion visionary”, being a fashion globe-trotter is part of Barb Atkin’s job description as the Vice President of Fashion Direction for Holt Renfrew (737 Dunsmuir Street). At Holt Renfrew’s Spring 2010 Media Preview, Barb gave a presentation about forecasted fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2010 and brought back to local media, her insights and observations about upcoming trends, neatly packaged into 4 easily-understandable “looks”

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Fashion & Retail

Spend on Trend (Friday Aug. 21st to Sunday Aug. 23rd)

Spend on Trend is back. Shop local at this Canadian designer event at the Scotiabank Dance Center (677 Davie Street at Granville) from Friday August 21st until Sunday August 23rd. Brands including Catalyst Reaction, Davie and Chiyo, Nate Organics, Togs Design, Filou Designs, Megan Kathryn, Two of Hearts and many more will be featured at this event. The first 25 people through the door each day will receive a gift bag which includes a copy of FASHION Magazine. Tickets at $5 and are available at the door. To read MMV’s recap of the event last year, click here.
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Also, congratulations to Jennifer Peters on winning tickets to Spend on Trend through Modern Mix Vancouver. Jennifer emailed in with her main reason for shopping local – “to find something unique and to support local arts and crafts”. Keep checking your email, Jennifer, and we will put you in touch with your pair of tickets!
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