By Kenneth Law
Starting this Friday May 29th, Roden Gray (231 Cambie Street) is the location for the launch party of h(y)r collective magazine’s new collaboration featuring designers such as Gitman Bros. and Common Projects. Stop by the shop from 7pm onwards to check out some of the new collection pieces while grabbing some free drinks and food; the event runs into Saturday as well. Roden Gray is a menswear boutique on the corner of Cambie and Water St., carrying lines such as APC, Wings + Horns, 3.1 Philip Lim and Band of Outsiders.
On Saturday February 14th (just another day, right?), Two of Hearts, a local fashion label, is having the grand opening of their boutique at 3728 Main Street. Visit on opening day, between 11am and 7pm, and share your love for fashion with the designers, Jenny Yen and Tabitha Savoie, who will be featuring a ten percent discount on their Togs, Two of Hearts and CiCi line.
They have chosen to decorate their establishment with the same twist that can be found in their creations; “the theme of the store is eco chic with a vintage twist” says Jenny. The new space, formerly Madison’s on Main, incorporates the old wooden racks with new wood floors to create a clean natural feel. While a mix of modern and antique furniture and a splash of sassy red paint makes it a fun and flirty environment to find that perfect Valentine’s Day dress.
Here’s another bonus: the first 25 people through the door will recieve gift bags packed with a whole bunch of nifty goodies from Vancouver artists.
On Wednesday January 14th (at 7pm), a small meet up for the Vancouver Fashion Industry will be held at Raw Canvas (1046 Hamilton Street). I haven’t been to one of these before, but I imagine this would be a great networking opportunity for those are who interested in local fashion. Whether you’re a student, a fashion graduate, a retailer, in the media, a design/marketing student, a make-up-artist, a photographer, etc. (the list goes on) or just want to keep yourself “in the know” for this industry, why not check it out – there’s no cost to attend. As a bonus, I’ll be there ;). Click here for more information and to RSVP for the event. Thanks to Next Door Style for hosting this event!