Archive for the category "shopping"

Review: CHANGE on Cambie

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My husband has been commuting along the Cambie corridor for over a year and has seen the area develop, buildings reach the sky, and new shops open their doors. Last July CHANGE moved in, (between Starbucks and Save-On-Foods) and he was quick to tell me about this European lingerie boutique. For Christmas he treated me […]

Panty by Post Interview

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was first introduced to Panty by Post by Rebecca Coleman after the Making a Scene Conference in November and soon after they signed on as sponsors for the Best of 604 Awards. The company came through and not only provided a prize for one of the category winners, but also a raffle prize, and […]

Review: VATA Brasil

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just before Christmas I met up with Ananda of VATA Brasil to chat and learn more about this local company that is producing some extraordinary garments. VATA Brasil active wear can be found in Canada, US, Mexico and the Middle East however their flagship storefront on is located on Richards street between Dunsmuir and Hastings […]

Iowa City Day Trip

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As we’re staying about an hour out of anything that might resemble a “big city” it’s a treat to head into John’s old university stomping grounds when we come back for a visit — It’s only fair to say that I’m a big University of Iowa supporter, especially since I was recently seen on the […]

Review: Kiss and Makeup

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love discovering new businesses around town especially when they are formed by ambitious and enterprising local women. I was invited to the Kiss & Makeup boutique at the Village in Park Royal last week for a chance to explore their cosmetic and skin care collections on top of getting a mini makeup makeover. The […]