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be an insta-author

February 28th, 2007
 

be an insta-author

If Madonna can publish a storybook, certainly you can, too.

We crafted one in under an hour with the amazing iphoto program that comes on all Mac computers.

From your iphoto collection, highlight the photos you want and click on “book.”

Voila.

It’s seriously that easy.

Choose from collage-style books or storybooks where you can a ...

readers write in

February 27th, 2007
 

readers write in

Dear vitamin v…

Love the Lego ice cube tray! Thanks so much for the tip! Do you know when the Toronto version of this will be starting up?   

Peace, coupons and all good things,  
Bonnie

(Hi Bonnie We’re launching a Toronto version later this spring – we’ll keep you posted!-ed)

lost and found

February 26th, 2007
 

lost and found

No, we’re not talking mangy umbrellas and single mittens.

Lost and Found are a pair of fragrances designed by blue blood India Hicks, model, hotelier, interior designer and goddaughter of Prince Charles.

Inspired by the tiny Bahamian island where she and her perfect family reside, Lost includes ginger flower, sea spray and juicy peach whi ...

mommy-and-me bikinis

February 24th, 2007
 

mommy-and-me bikinis

baby

Until Diane von Furstenberg starts making tiny wrap dresses, you and your mini-me won’t be able to dress alike.

But this summer, you’ll be able to log poolside hours in the same designer crochet bathing suits with the launch of Anna Kosturova Girl.

This Vancouver designer’s baby bikinis have been flying out of Barney’s New Yor ...

sea here

February 23rd, 2007

sea here

Imagine you are invited to lunch at a friend’s cozy oceanfront cabin.

Only that friend is the son of a once-Michelin starred French chef, there are a hundred others invited, too, and there’s no ferry involved.

You’re starting to get the feel of La Régalade Sur Mer, a fish-forward restaurant that is the offspring of West Van stalwart La Regala ...

aced it

February 22nd, 2007
 

aced it

If you’re addicted to sexy weekends at Seattle’s Ace Hotel time to plan a spring getaway to the brand new Portland location that opened last week.

It offers all the things you love about the original Ace: a heritage retrofit building, low platform beds, and featured artists in every room.

On top of that, the larger Portland outpost will have a ...

steals and deals

February 22nd, 2007

Enjoy your weekly dose of vitamin v steals & deals from our fabulous sponsors. Ready, set, shop!

dress for less

Looking for some pretty Spring frocks and tops? Check out Miss Coquette’s warehouse sale, where you’ll find amazing deals on wares from Dace, Narcissist, Nougat and Sinequanone. All items, including new stock, are $25, $50 or $100! Save some for us, ...

snap to it

February 21st, 2007
 

snap to it

Where to be this Friday night? Why at one of the tucked-away Snap gallery’s notorious art openings.

Friday’s event, “Speak Easy,” showcases the work of the incredibly talented

light bright

February 20th, 2007
 

light bright

Want your living room to glow like a high-end European lounge?

A hit in Paris where it debuted last week, Vancouver designer Martha Sturdy’s new illuminated resin furniture line includes a floating table, resin chandelier and a glowing white club chair.

Talk about a hot seat.

View all the latest designs at www.marthasturdy.com

method acting

February 19th, 2007
 

method acting

We hate cleaning as much as the next girl.

But when the cleaning products come in toothsome bottles designed by Karim Rashid and in pale pastel shades that complement our kitchen décor, well, we might just give in.

With prices ranging from $4 to $7, Method products like all-purpose cleaner, biodegradable wipes in pink grapefruit and hand soap ...

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