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hair of champions

April 30th, 2007

Breakfast menu: wheat protein, oat amino acids and vitamin C.

And that's just for your hair.

We love Ecru New York's Luxe Treatment Shampoo and Protective Silk Conditioner that promote cell growth, moisturize your scalp and make hair swing like you've had your regular 7 a.m. blow-out.

You have, haven't you?

prescribed dose - spring fling

April 30th, 2007

Best get your new spring frock steamed ladies: it's time for the annual Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet fundraising event. On Thursday, May 3 everyone who is anyone will be hitting this social event of the season. Think glitzy socialites, chic fashionistas and the Yaletown-set all dolled up in one room for a great cause.

You'll sample tasting plates ...

hot seats

April 28th, 2007
baby

Looking for a great excuse to junk the horrible Winnie the Pooh armchair in your kid’s room?

Look no further than the sleek, fun cube chairs from Canadian children’s furniture-maker Monte Design.

Their modern, low-rider glider is the ultimate nursing chair, and everything’s built to the highest standards with natural materials.

Finally, no bears ...

craving brunch

April 27th, 2007

Sunday mornings are about to get a whole lot brighter with the opening of Crave's sunny brunch courtyard, completely renovated for spring.

Sip perfect Americanos, dine on healthy dishes like Granny Smith apple and goat cheese omelettes made with free-range Omega 3 eggs ($7.50) and hash out the previous weekend's dramas over the hash browns.

She did what?!?!

Crav ...

steals and deals

April 26th, 2007

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

to market, to market

Shop London-style at the charming Portobello West Market with one-of-a-kind goods from up to 100 local fashion, jewellery and pottery designers, many of whom have appeared on vitamin v. This Sunday and the last Sunday of every month at Rocky Mountaineer ...

bed head

April 26th, 2007

Bored in bed?

Turn your bedroom into an insta-diva den with these cool new stretched canvas headboards from local company www.oneandonlyheadboards.com.

Pick huge graphic roses, vintage illustrations, abstract paintings, snowy branches, the Eiffel tower, or customize your own.

Talk about making your bed and lying in it.

www.oneandonlyheadboards.com

wheel of fortune

April 25th, 2007

You love acupuncture and follow fortune cookies, but Chinese cultural expert you are not (okay, maybe a few of you).

For the rest of you, the Vancouver Art Gallery has unveiled House of Oracles: A Huang Yong Ping Retrospective in which China's most celebrated contemporary artist uses paintings, drawings and installations to explore the East/West divide.

And if you li ...

a dressing blessing

April 24th, 2007

Feeling like a closet case? Bring your wardrobe up to snuff with the organizing gurus at Details Modern Order.

We did, and here's how it all spelled out:

  • D is for the dust collecting on that one gold stiletto—that we finally found the match for.
  • E is for ecru tops—which we have 14 of.
  • T is for the time it took (four hours) and for the time we'll save now that ...

prescribed dose - spring fling

April 23rd, 2007

Best get your new spring frock steamed ladies: it's time for the annual Brian Jessel BMW Cabriolet fundraising event. On Thursday, May 3 everyone who is anyone will be hitting this social event of the season. Think glitzy socialites, chic fashionistas and the Yaletown-set all dolled up in one room for a great cause.

You'll sample tasting plates ...

bar star

April 23rd, 2007

If hanging out at the bar with the girls just doesn't happen these days, fear not.

There's a different kind of bar to sidle up to: the brand new Skin Bar at Beverly's the Spa on 4th.

Up to four of you can give yourselves a 30-minute mini-facial (cleanse, exfoliation, steam and masque) under the watchful eye of a skin consultant who selects your products, provides guid ...

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