Magique Fall Fashion Affair, Win Tickets

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Although the Lower Mainland’s evergreens do not transform into multicoloured groves like they do back East, autumn in this region is still pretty beautiful. It’s a time to dust off the rain boots and pull all your soft sweaters from summer storage as you head out for a walk around Stanley Park with a piping hot beverage, leaves crunching beneath your feet. Speaking of boots and sweaters, it’s also a new season of fashion in stores and on the streets.

Autumn in the Park

On October 2nd Magique Fashions (a local boutique and wardrobe consultant service) will be hosting a fashion show benefiting the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. Hosted by Urban Rush’s Fiona Forbes, the fashion show and reception will take place at Coyote Creek Golf Course in Surrey. Items from Sarah Pacini, Michael Kors, Elisa Cavaletti will be hitting the runway along with the hottest names in premier denim.

On top of the fashion show itself, there will be entertainment provided by young singing sensation Cole Armour along with tasty canapes and a custom cocktail for participants to sip.

Tickets are available online for $80 and admission also includes a signature charm designed by local jewelry designer Karyn Chopik, exclusively for this event. In addition, ticket holders will receive 15% of their next purchase at Magique Fashions, located at 124-1959 152 Street, Surrey.

If you would like to attend this event, I have two tickets to give away (value $160). Please leave a comment on this post either about fashion or the fall season in order to be entered to win. I will draw one winner, who will be able to bring a guest, on September 24th.

Update The winner of the tickets is Sherrie, have fun!

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  1. Shawn RThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 9:33am PDT

    My girlfriend and her friend would love to go to the fashion show. She is Japanese and very interested in Western fashion.

  2. Jennifer WongThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 9:36am PDT

    Yay for fall fashion! I can’t wait to break out my fave H&M black dress coat, and pick up some new sweater dresses!

  3. KathyThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 9:38am PDT

    Fashion is huge in our home…I have two teenage girls

    They watch the fashion shows on television but have never attended a show..

  4. ParkerThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 9:51am PDT

    I was actually thinking this past weekend about how summer may be ending, which always hurts, but the thing I love most about this change is that I get to wear my boots, with my cute jeans, and that comfy turtleneck sweater that I got from a local designer that I haven’t worn since April! Fashion and Fall just go hand in hand.

  5. SanazThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 11:02am PDT

    I’m looking forward to seeing this fashion show, maybe get inspired to buy a trench coat for the rainy season!

  6. KarenThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 11:27am PDT

    Sounds like a great event……fashion + Fiona Forbes + a great cause like Peace Arch Hospital. Would love to go!

  7. TracyThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 11:35am PDT

    Autumn is the most beautiful season in Vancouver – especially in the forested parks…

  8. SherrieThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 12:15pm PDT

    What a great cause I would love to win these for my daughter and her husband. They both love fashion, and are such generous people! Thanks for the opportunity!

  9. Teresa KThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 1:00pm PDT

    I love fall. You can wear the most beautiful boots.

  10. BrendaThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 1:13pm PDT

    What a perfect way to celebrate the start of the Fall season,with a
    fashion show charity event for the Peace Arch hospital.Autumn is a time to enjoy the fresh crisp air,the beauty of the changing colours of scenery,appreciate nature, collect leaves & chestnuts,take photos, enjoy the rain,attend Fall festivals,and simply be inspired!!

  11. LynnThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 1:20pm PDT

    Best part about fall: whipping out the knee-high boots!

  12. MelissaThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 2:05pm PDT

    Best part about fall: my green velvet jacket. Or perhaps my ankle boots. Hard to say!

  13. ChristineThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 3:58pm PDT

    I love fall, the clothing, the produce, the clothes, the Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Halloween. Best season for sure 🙂

  14. BrendaThursday, September 16th, 2010 — 8:09pm PDT

    Can’t wait to get out my warm boots again for autumn!

  15. lindawwwwFriday, September 17th, 2010 — 8:46am PDT

    The Vancouver area is beautiful in Autumn. Cool, crisp, sunny days.

  16. michelleFriday, September 17th, 2010 — 10:05am PDT

    I love this seasons fall fashions!

  17. Bunny GirlSaturday, September 18th, 2010 — 1:06am PDT

    Fall is here again, guess it’s time to bring out the tall boots.

  18. JulieSunday, September 19th, 2010 — 3:08pm PDT

    Would love to attend! Never been to a fashion show and I have a 14 daughter who is truly excited about getting into the fashion industry! Fall is the best time to get out your boots and long warm coats and shmooze with others! Love the fireplaces on at night, cup of tea, lightening storms and a good read! COZY! Thanks Miss604!

  19. Sandra GarciaSunday, September 19th, 2010 — 11:29pm PDT

    They say animal prints are back in style. I have no problem with this, unless the animal is real fur, or the person sporting it is going for the Cruella de Ville look. My mom used to do both.

  20. Nicole BansalMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 9:20am PDT

    The only upsetting part about Fall fashion: Return of the Uggs 3.

  21. ShannonMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 2:32pm PDT

    For the longest time, I turned off my fashion sense because I just didn’t have any time for it.

    Now I am rediscovering and rekindling my love for all things fashion related! Oh how I’ve missed it!

  22. mariaMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 5:21pm PDT

    I would love to win!! I love fashion, Michael Kors is one of my fave designers amongst many many others!!!

  23. Michelle WilliamsonMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:44pm PDT

    So excited about this event. Over the last 16 months I’ve lost over 50lbs. I tried on a bunch of my fall/winter clothes yesterday and I have nothing that fits! I’m excited to get a big, stylish new wardrobe!

  24. LynMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:48pm PDT

    Yes! A fashion show for a good cause, perfect! I’m in and want to take my friend who loves fashion shows more than anyone I know.

  25. AdamMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:54pm PDT

    Having purchased Peace Arch Hospital Lottery tickets for years to support the fundraising campaign, it’d be great to attend a public event this fll in support of the amazing work the hospital does. Attending this fall fashion show is a magical colorful event and I think the timing is perfect: before clocks go back and it’s even darker and colder outside.

  26. YasminTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 12:21pm PDT

    I just flipped over my wardrobe to Fall… out with the summer dresses and in with chunky sweaters, leather boots, and cute hats. Love!

  27. Kelly ManTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 8:49pm PDT

    The start of Fall season means new clothing lines coming out. I would love to watch a Fashion Show and see some new Stylish CLothes

  28. VanessaWednesday, September 22nd, 2010 — 1:43pm PDT

    Fall is my favourite season for fashion. I love this season’s chunky knit sweaters and boots. This fashion show sounds like a fun BFF girls’ night out!

  29. JewelsWednesday, September 22nd, 2010 — 1:53pm PDT

    who doesn’t like a fashion show?!?! jackets, scarves, sweaters, bring it on!

  30. KandesWednesday, September 22nd, 2010 — 2:22pm PDT

    I have only ever been to one Fashion Show and I loved it!! Would love to experience that again!!

  31. BreannaThursday, September 23rd, 2010 — 8:50am PDT

    I have a guilty confession to make. I yearn for Fall all year round. When everyone else is working on bronzing themselves in the sun or doing copious amounts of squats to ensure that they look tight in a bikini, I’m dreaming of knee-high boots and jeans and lush coats and layers and scarves! (oh and perhaps the outrageous costumes that surrounds Halloween) The fashion simply makes me drool. An opportunity to attend a real live fashion show would make my season, let alone my year!

  32. LeahThursday, September 23rd, 2010 — 11:47am PDT

    Since moving to vancouver ive slowly developed an interest in fashion, my friend and I have never been to a fashion show before but we’d love to go. I love the colors of fall and I really enjoy shopping for cute sweaters, boots and scarves…

  33. KelseyThursday, September 23rd, 2010 — 2:41pm PDT

    The fall season is one of my 2 favourite seasons (other being Spring) I love the smell of September and the new fashion trends coming in. I LOVE the new riding boots this year.

  34. HeatherThursday, September 23rd, 2010 — 5:40pm PDT

    I’m glad to see more & more of these events around town. It’s a great way to help a great cause.

  35. TiffanyFriday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:32am PDT

    What other season is there for gorgeous warm tones, rainboots, and scarves. I love fall!

  36. Dragos BergkotteFriday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:35am PDT

    Fall-ing in L O V E again , with the colours of nature . . . . and my girl.

  37. JeanineyFriday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:40am PDT

    I love fall in the mornings wrapped in a warm blanket while sitting on the patio soaking in the crisp air with a hot cup of coffee and hob nobs for dipping!

  38. PhyllisFriday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:43am PDT

    The great thing about fall fashion is seeing how people layer different pieces together to create unique looks. Also, sweaters are so comfy.

  39. StellaFriday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:47am PDT

    I absolutely love fall fashion! Already on the hunt for a weather friendly trench coat (preferably in red) for when it gets colder. 🙂

  40. micheleTuesday, September 28th, 2010 — 3:39pm PDT

    nothing beats rainboots, apple cider and snuggling up with a blanket. I love fall! I love Vancouver!

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