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Top 5: Bella Stella

October 31st, 2009

OCTOBER 31ST, 2009

Top 5: Bella Stella

Stella McCartney's kids and baby collections for Gap drop next week and we're already training for the stroller derby. Herewith, our top 5 picks:

1. The Beatles-inspired “Miller” jacket (pictured) named for McCartney's eldest son, and even cuter on a girl.
2. Scribble sneaks that come with a set of pens to tag them with (and save your walls!).
3. Boy' ...

Plan au Chocolat

October 30th, 2009

OCTOBER 30TH, 2009

Plan au Chocolat

Ever since we spent every morning of our European sojourn at cafés sipping cappuccino and nibbling flaky, light croissants, we've been searching for a substitute in closer proximity that satisfies our high standards. And now, it Haas been found.

Thomas Haas, master pastry chef and North Shore favourite, has opened a new patisserie in Kits. Righ ...

Steals and Deals

October 29th, 2009

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

Lazy Gourmet

Catered Affair

For 30 years, The Lazy Gourmet has been the secret behind deliciously catered parties. Its new holiday menu promises classic dishes infused with a modern flavour. The chefs have been playing with spices and ingredients from around the w ...

In the Army Now

October 29th, 2009

OCTOBER 29TH, 2009

In the Army Now

We profess to be lovers, not fighters, but for a canvas bag from Red Flag Design we'd battle it out.

Best known for using reclaimed sails, the company has branched out, fashioning its latest line out of recycled canvas, the most stunning cut from the marbled green cloth of retired military tents. Both the Shelter bag ($130) and over-the-shoulder Mus ...

Wear Else Whirlwind

October 28th, 2009

October 28, 2009

Wear Else Whirlwind

Kate Moss was discovered by a modeling scout at an airport; Giselle was spotted in a mall. Now you can be discovered by Wear Else's New Face Contest.

If you've ever caught yourself (or a friend) treating the sidewalk like a runway, this contest is for you. Simply email Wear Else your picture (or a friend's—she'll thank you for it!) and a li ...

Top 5: Fashion Icon Halloween Costumes

October 28th, 2009

OCTOBER 28TH, 2009

Top 5: Fashion Icon Halloween Costumes

Put aside your “sexy witch” get-up this Halloween and channel a fashion icon. Herewith, our picks and tips to throwing together a quickie costume worthy of a freaky fashionista.

Coco Chanel
Style yourself a short curly bob, wear a black and white skirt suit, and pile on loads of pearls.

Karl Lagerfeld
Spray your hair stark w ...

Into the Wardrobe

October 27th, 2009

OCTOBER 27TH, 2009

Into the Wardrobe

You don't have to be a Pevensie sibling to have a wardrobe transport you to another world, just open your closet door to personal stylist Jessie Carlson.

With a sharp eye and eight years of experience under her belt, Carlson rids clients' closets of what doesn't work, consults on what garment gaps need filling and leads three hours of focused sho ...

14346 29A Ave, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

October 27th, 2009

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 14346 29A Ave, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

Quality Built Executive located in Elgin Park South Surrey. Sunny, quiet cul-de-sac surrounded by professionally designed landscape. A custom designed home built using 2x6 construction, natural stone trims and vaulted ceilings throughout the living space. Plenty of windows capt ...

Golden Arches

October 26th, 2009

OCTOBER 26TH, 2009

Golden Arches

Google “famous eyebrows” and you get Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Brooke Shields. All give good brow and with the opening of Benefit's new Brow Bar, so can you.

On the ground floor of Holt Renfrew we took a seat in a silver chair and let Benefit's Arch Empress of Brows, Hilary Foote, work her brow know-how. With mathematical precision, she ...

Playpen Plato

October 24th, 2009

OCTOBER 24TH, 2009

Playpen Plato

If your tot asks “Why? Why? Why?” more than a fourth year Philosophy major, give her something to really ponder with the creatively crafty This Is Not A Book by Kerry Smith.

Unlike traditional “connect the dot” activities, this illustrated guide requires imagination and input from little minds, with brain-tingling tasks like recording time travel a ...

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