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hop to it

September 29th, 2006

hop to it

French Rabbit wine has finally arrived in BC, and we say, hop along the bunny trail to your nearest LDB for a carton (we’ll explain) of this fun French sipper.

Launched in the U.S. on Earth Day, the 100 per cent recyclable tetra-paks come in festive metallic pinks, greens and oranges, and weigh a fraction of what a wine bottle weighs, making them less taxing on the ...

factory direct

September 28th, 2006

And you thought only New York had The Factory?

Tomorrow night marks the opening of the inaugural exhibit called  “The Factory Show” at designer Martha Sturdy’s new Gallery M.

But there will be no Campbell soup cans here.

Sturdy’s working factory will be the setting for her latest large-scale resin and steel sculptures and paintings, as well as the unveiling of new work by Attila Rich ...

2004 612 SIXTH ST, New Westminster BC

September 27th, 2006

I just finished uploading this Condo, 2004 612 SIXTH ST, New Westminster BC

872 STEVENS STREET , Surrey BC

September 27th, 2006

I just finished uploading this Apartment, 872 STEVENS STREET , Surrey BC

Enjoy the relaxing beach life. Excellent entertaining kitchen. Ample euro style cabinetry, open island seats 4, all stainless appliances. Tiled floor. Euro lighting, custom window coverings, hardwood floors. Heated tiled floors in bathroom. Glass shower, pedestal sink, claw-foot tub and custom cabinetry. Two Bedrooms ...

seattle without the battle

September 27th, 2006

A fun girl’s getaway to Seattle’s spanking new Hotel 1000 with its high-tech rooms and luxury tubs is definitely in order this fall.

Timed to the pre-Christmas sale season, chauffeured on a private coach, and organized by someone else, well, it sounds like a dream getaway.

Dream no longer.

West Vancouver’s new all-women travel company Women With Wings has organized just such an exc ...

top 10 wedding trends

September 26th, 2006

With one of our vitamin v gals about to take the plunge, we thought we’d share some words of wedding wisdom. Herewith, our top 10 wedding trends:

1.Wedding stylists, not wedding planners. Do not let your mother talk you into white organza anything. Instead, hire a wedding stylist who can say everything you’re afraid to and design centerpieces Brad and Angelina would die for. ...

cheap monday

September 25th, 2006

It may be Tuesday, but every day can be a Cheap Monday if you snag yourself a pair of these cult-brand jeans from Sweden.

The sexy, stretchy, dark and skinny jeans are the rock star denim of choice in New York, and while they sell alongside $250 jeans in select boutiques, they ring in at just $75.

And the first shipment (50 pairs) has just arrived in Vancouver.

Get ’em while they’re che ...

the endless summer

September 25th, 2006

Here at vitamin v HQ, we’re continually trying to come up with new ways to extend summer, and this Mediterranean-inspired cocktail, invented in the vitamin v test kitchen, does just that.

The Endless Summer
2 oz Campari, the tart, red Italian aperitif
2 oz Orangina, the fizzy French all-natural orange juice
2 oz San Pellegrino Italian sparkling w ...

flat out

September 25th, 2006

Just when you’d perfected your bouncy bombshell curls this summer, pin-straight hair is again the rage for fall.

But if you managed to make yourself into a frizzy, female David Lee Roth with flat iron use last time around, relax: new technology has arrived.

The KQC X-Heat ceramic styling iron creates gentle infrared heat (just like those new saunas you keep hearing about) that goe ...

now hear this

September 22nd, 2006

We’re always up for a tear-jerking love ballad, especially when it’s sung by Canada’s Ron Sexmith.

‘Ron who?’ you ask. How this epic songwriter has slipped just under the radar for so long is a mystery, but that’s all about to end with this album. So where’s he been? Oh, just playing London and Paris and hanging with his biggest fans, like Coldplay’s Chris Martin, ...

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