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COOL FOR SCHOOL

August 30th, 2008

AUGUST 30TH, 2008

COOL FOR SCHOOL

Even your kids are demanding reusable bags now?

The adorable new Built NY lunch kits fashioned as orange tigers, pink pandas and green rabbits ($14.99) are so cute they won't mysteriously disappear at the back of the bus.

Unlike their carrot sticks.

View these and other kids' accessories at Vancouver site www.lavishandlime.com

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LUCK OF THE IRISH

August 29th, 2008

AUGUST 29TH, 2008

LUCK OF THE IRISH

Your Irish eyes will definitely be smiling when you hit the newly relocated Irish Heather gastropub.

Admire the Waterford crystal chandelier upon entry, and note the wood floors made from barrel staves from the Guiness brewery. Turn down the hall, and behold the now-adjoining Salty Tongue Urban Deli, with its 40-person dining table and ...

STEALS AND DEALS

August 28th, 2008

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

Som Visao

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HELLO DOLLY!

August 28th, 2008

AUGUST 28TH, 2008

HELLO DOLLY!

What better name than the chic-lit hit of the late '60s for Main Street's newest fashion enclave, Valley of the Dolls.

You may just have to hit the barbiturates (a.k.a. "dolls") after all the excitement of super-soft off-the-shoulder sweaters by Bobi, diaphanous blouses by Trinity, and w ...

WORD UP

August 27th, 2008

AUGUST 27TH, 2008

WORD UP

While you may not find any of these words in the Oxford dictionary, you'll certainly find them in the Vitamin Victionary.

Dumpster Driver: A person who pulls up to your recycling box in a car (usually in an affluent neighbourhood such as West Point Grey or Rosedale) and proceeds to pile your ...

HAVE YOU HEARD?

August 26th, 2008

AUGUST 26TH, 2008

HAVE YOU HEARD?

It's Blubird, the new satellite store for Boboli, now open on Alberni Street.

Breakout lines like Ella Moss, Hanni Y, Tibi and Vince augment names you know like Stella McCartney and Marc by Marc Jacobs. Check out the cute patent trenches and vests from Juicy Couture plus hand-picked j ...

WHAT ART THOU WEARING?

August 25th, 2008

AUGUST 25TH, 2008

WHAT ART THOU WEARING?

If you've been in the vicinity of Aritzia, you may be hearing that a lot.

The stores' new Artist Series for fall features such stunners as a Chloe-esque silk dress splashed with water-colour pastels—the fabric designed by Emily Carr grad (now New York-based artist) Robin Camero ...

SAFE SIPPY

August 23rd, 2008

AUGUST 23RD, 2008

SAFE SIPPY

Sure your mother drove you around with no seatbelt in the front of her Chevy Nova while she fed you pesticide-laden apples and pulled on menthol Benson & Hedges.

“And you're still alive,” she'll remind you as she watches you spoon sugar-free carrot cake into baby's mouth.

But while we can't protect our little ones from our sordid pasts, ...

MARC MY WORDS

August 22nd, 2008

AUGUST 22ND, 2008

MARC MY WORDS

Q: What does fashion designer Marc Jacobs subsist on?
A: Goji berry and Mangosteen shots, candy, cigarettes, and 15 minutes of sleep.

Just some of the private details revealed in the French TV documentary Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton, a must-see for any fashion voyeur.

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2316 131A Street, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

August 22nd, 2008

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2316 131A Street, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Huntingdon Park, in the community of Ocean Park, South Surrey. Custom Architect designed rancher by Jaheney. Gracious circular driveway entrance to the 3200 sqft rancher. Gleaming oak floors, all generous room sizes. Lots of natural light. Pr ...

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