Shopping & Style

December 7 2016

Gastown Hair Salons for the Holidays

The holiday season is a mixed blessing. It’s a time filled celebrating with family and friends, shopping, decorating, anticipation, endless lists, preparation, and perspiration. Imagine the scene: the stockings have been hung with care, the tree nears perfection, the cards have been written, there is a sparkling dress waiting in the closet and the house …

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Shopping & Style

October 26 2016

Neighbourhood Profile: Fredrik Orling & Julie Wu

Name: Fredrik Orling & Julie Wu Title: Owners and Curators Organization/Business: Orling & Wu Social: @orlingandwu What do you do and how did you get here? Julie: We run a retail store that specializes in home décor and lifestyle products. About 8 years ago, we were both living and working in London; I was doing …

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Shopping & Style

October 12 2016

Gastown's Fall Shop Hop

Fall was made for fashion and on Thursday, October 20th, the stylish collective will gather for the semi-annual Gastown Shop Hop. With 45 shops staying open till 9pm and many with in-store specials, prepare to Shop till you Drop!

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Shopping & Style

October 7 2016

6 Shops for Premium Denim in Gastown

As the weather gets wetter and colder, a good pair of denim jeans is pramount. When you find the perfect fit, it’s like having a best friend; you just kind of want to do everything together, all the time. Gastown has some solid places to find really good denim. Here’s a list, that we know will help you find your BFF.

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Shopping & Style

September 14 2016

Women’s Fall Fashion in Gastown

There are any number of excuses to go shopping; nothing to wear, to go find a gift, or out of boredom. Shopping for fall needs no explanation. Looking into your wardrobe, suddenly all those lovely summertime pieces seem out of place, almost like fashionable has-beens. Our wonderful retailers have been busy sourcing, discovering and curating a cornucopia of Autumnal delights for you to dance around in and with arms in the air, welcome the Fall season in style.

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Shopping & Style

September 7 2016

Gastown's Creative Women: Meet Gaby Bayona

There are all sorts of different things one can find in Gastown. Among them, wedding dresses. You can’t see them from the street or gaze upon them in a shop window but they are there, and their creator is with them. In a back room, on the second storey of a Cambie Street building is Truvelle – a bridal dress shop. It is dreamy but not unreal.

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