Fashion & Retail

Marc by Marc Jacobs – totes for charity

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Designed for Holt Renfrew, check out these limited edition Marc by Marc Jacobs tote bags.

The Marc by Marc Jacobs tote is the perfect accessory to compliment any wardrobe, for work or play. Made of durable nylon and with two sturdy straps, the tote is both fashionable and functional, fitting comfortably over the shoulder and ideally shaped to carry textbooks, magazines, files and more.

These will only be available in-store from September 30th until October 10th (or while quantities last). Priced at $48, a portion of proceeds will go to Vision Spring, a non-profit organization providing low-cost eyeglasses to the developing world.  For those who are eager to reserve their bag, visitors to HoltRenfrew.com can reserve their totes online, with a choice of colour and preferred store for pick-up.  Online reservations are available until September 26, 2010.

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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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Links of London – Sweetie collection (spring/summer 2010)

…candy coloured heart shape stones introduce a new generation of Sweetie, updated with a logo barrel, these designs capture the delightful essence at the heart of the collection.

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Holt Renfrew – Styling Competition (with FASHION Magazine) (May 30, 2009)

Stop by Holt Renfrew (737 Dunsmuir Street) on May 30th between 1pm and 4pm to enter a styling competition in partnership with FASHION magazine:

  • Clients are invited to bring a friend (as their model) and dress them (“style them”) in Holt Renfrew contemporary fashions.
  • Once the customer is dressed up they are walked over to the FASHION magazine cover photo board where they will get their photo taken in a “live photo shoot!”
  • The customer will receive their photo in a contemporary Saturday photo card and a copy of the photo will be posted on the photo board.

FASHION magazine representatives will be on hand to observe the styling and hand out magazines to our clients. At the end of the day the editor of FASHION magazine will choose the winning look. The winner will be contacted on Monday June 1st for a prize of $500.00 in a Holt Renfrew Electronic Gift Card.

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Holt Renfrew – Contemporary Correspondent search (until May 28)

Think you could do a great job blogging, photographing and interviewing the behind-the-scenes contemporary world of Holt Renfrew? Holt Renfrew is having a “Contemporary Correspondent” search running until May 28th, 2009. Tell them why you should be their Contemporary Correspondent and you could win a $1,000 Holt Renfrew Wardrobe and a Sony Vaio® notebook PC! To enter, submit a photo of yourself or short video, along with a 200 word blog on why it should be you. Two finalists from each city will be selected, at which point they will turn it over to their Facebook fans to select the three winners, based on a series of voting challenges.
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Speaking of Facebook, the official Holt Renfrew Facebook Page has just been launched. Become a fan and get the scoop on what’s happening at Holts!

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Holt Renfrew – Super Chic Shopping Event (Saturday April 25)

Sweet stuff, if you’ve been eyeing something at Holt Renfrew (737 Dunsmuir Street), maybe now is the time to buy! On Saturday April 25, “spend some, get some” by getting 10% back on your purchases through Holt Renfrew gift cards. Check out some of my past purchases from Holt Renfrew here and here.

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