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Eco Fashion Week Trade Show

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2011 at 11:55 pm

A few of my favorites from EFW’s Trade Show:

Chi’s Creations

Chi’s design philosophy is simple elegance, with a twist that can be worn any day and any time.  Her work has the underlying theme of East meets West.

Chi’s daughter and colleague, with Chi’s stunning collection.

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Dominic Design & Manufacturing

Dominic Design & Manufacturing jewelry line is handmade from reclaimed wood and leather offcuts, material that would normally been thrown to waste from local manufacturers.

Co-fonder, Nicole Neves.

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Paired Hummingbirds

Paired Hummingbirds jewelry is a mix of the old and the new. Each piece is hand picked, taken apart and reinvented into a unique piece, using 85-100% vintage material.

Designer, Amanda Cook with her beautiful creations.

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Red Jade

Red Jade use Eco-Luxurious fabric such as hemp, organic cotton, merino wool, silk and linen.  Simple and elegant lines taking into consideration women of all body shapes.

Designer, Margarita Angelatos, with her gorgeous range.

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Nicole Bridger at Eco Fashion Week

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2011 at 10:15 pm

Following the Dace show, Chloe Berge and I dashed off to see the unveiling of Nicole Bridger’s collection at the Salt Building last Thursday evening.

Nicole Bridger and I.

Visit ChristieLohr.com for my full account of the fab event!

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Dace – 10th Anniversary, Thursday 24th Feb

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2011 at 9:58 pm

A few snaps from Dace’s 10th Anniversary held at the stunning Opus Hotel.

Models showcasing Dace’s spring collection.

Valerie and Christie from ChristieLohr.com having a giggle with designer Dace and her Marketing/Accounts Manager Adele.

The girls of ChristieLohr.com – from left: Valerie Tiu, Christie Lohr, Chloe Berge and moi.

Wardrobe Diary – Fab Evening…

In Uncategorized on February 25, 2011 at 9:11 am

…at Dace’s 10th Anniversary and Nicole Bridger Fashion Show


Lace top – Miss Selfridge, London / Camel skirt – H&M, Vancouver / Shoes – Zara, London

Stay tuned for more details and pics from my exciting evening!

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Don’t Miss Out…

In Uncategorized on February 24, 2011 at 4:49 am

…on tomorrow’s amazing deal on Living Social only, where you can buy $100 value at Atomic Model for $50.

I paid Atomic Model a little visit last week.  I was thoroughly impressed with all the gorgeous clothing, shoes and handbags and even more so with the fantastic quality.  They have a great range of designers such as Bloch London, Dolce Vita, Wren, Blue Blood, Natasha Gan and many more.

1036 Mainland Street, Yaletown
Vancouver, B.C.
V6B 2T4

 

 


My First Time Assisting Christie Lohr on Vancouver City Breakfast TV

In Uncategorized on February 23, 2011 at 8:57 pm

It was a very early start to my day yesterday (4:05 am to be precise!),  but I was too excited to care.  I assisted Christie Lohr on City Breakfast TV at the wonderful Blush store in West Vancouver.  Gorgeous presenter, Dawn Chubai, effortlessly flicked between reporting the weather and getting the scoop from Christie live on air about Grad dress trends and how to wear them.

Click image to view the show!

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A few snaps from behind the scenes…

Talented MAU, Julie Brown in action (www.letsfaceitbeauty.ca)

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Dawn and crew going over some last minute things before countdown.

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Dawn and Christie having a giggle with the camera man.

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Off to the ball…

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Wait, one more pic! Say Cheeeeese…..

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Job done! Christie, myself and Dawn

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Vintage Elegance – Pic of the Week

In Uncategorized on February 20, 2011 at 9:45 pm

Balenciaga 1955 | Dovima with Sacha Cloche by Balenciaga, by Richard Avedon

(Café des Deux Magots, Paris. Aug 1055)

Get Some Flare

In Uncategorized on February 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm

Yes, skinny jeans are still in fashion and they are not going anywhere anytime soon.  But while that’s a fact, flared jeans and flared trousers are back for both men and women as a spring 2011 fashion trend.  Ladies should embrace this leg-lengthening and hip whittling trend.

Flared jeans at Derek Lam SS11

Bell bottoms and flared jeans and pants for women in 2011 are all about a neo-1970s style.  Here are a few tips on how to wear them:

  • A hem that is at least as wide as your foot
  • Loose at the knee as opposed to the 1990s interpretation where they are cut very slim down the thigh and knee, flaring out from below the knee cap.
  • Pair with tops (baggy blouse, simple tee or fine knit) tucked into the waist to accentuate the waistline further. The Ballet-inspired Body is back as part of the Ballerina trend and emphasises a very 70s silhouette tucked into flared trousers.
  • Heels!  The season’s 70s revival sees wedges and platforms, which elongates the leg even more.

MCQ High-waisted flared jeans / The Outnet / On sale for $46.20

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New wide leg trouser jeans (pintucked) / Gap / $89.50

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Tailored Ponti High Waisted Slim Flare Pants / ASOS / $53.79

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Emilio Pucci High Waisted Flare Leg Pants / Saks Fifth Avenue / $895

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Happy Shopping!

A few of my favourites from NY Fashion Week

In Uncategorized on February 14, 2011 at 7:54 pm

Alexander Wang Fall 2011

Alexander Wang returns to his dark roots for fall 2011.

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Prabal Gurung Fall 2011 | New York Fashion Week

Fall 2011 Prabal Gurung is a romantic affair.

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Rag & Bone Fall 2011 | New York Fashion Week

Rag & Bone goes sporty for fall 2011.

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Jill Stuart Fall 2011 | New York Fashion Week

Jill Stuart brings colour and play to fall 2011

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And my ultimate favourite…

Jason Wu Fall 2011 | New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu gives evening glamour for fall 2011.

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Which is your favourite collection?

Last Minute Valentine’s Dash

In Uncategorized on February 14, 2011 at 4:24 am

Gentlemen, if you’re in a bit of a pickle and haven’t yet bought your Valentine’s a little something to show your love, don’t fret, a quick trip to the Cross tomorrow will sort you out in no time.

The Cross

1198 Homer Street (@ Davie), Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2X6

www.thecrossdesign.com

The Cross has a lovely selection of Valentine’s goodies from scented soaps, vintage love letters, jewelry, books and much more.

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Valentine’s mailing set / The Cross / $32.95

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Valentine’s pamper basket with:

Lothantique Jardin de roses Soap, 300g – $14.95

Murmure de Fleurs 100ml Room Spray – $42.95

Macaron Petite Vaso Candle by Voluspa – $9.95

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