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steals and deals

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

mod squad

Up your closet’s cool quotient with hot designer wears from Modish Fashion at Oakridge Centre. Shop now for new arrivals from innovative labels like Sonia Rykiel, Anna Sui, Nanette Lepore, Orly Kiely and more! Now you just need to master your catwalk strut. Modish Fashion, Oakridge Centre, 604-676-7692. Visit them online for coupons and deals at

crêpe cuisine

Longing for a little piece of Paris? Yaletown's swish new Doux Crêpes offers exotic and tasty crêpe fillings, like the savoury Thai chicken and sweet French Kiss (dark chocolate, strawberries and whipped cream). The $2 lattés (made with Italian Lavazza coffee) are perfect shoe shopping fuel. Oooh la la! Doux Crêpes, 1371 Richards St., 604-683-8890,

steal this

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well read

Raise your environmental IQ with help from Vancouver’s new city magazine Granville. This magazine is innovative, hip and urban, but with a distinct difference: everything will have a focus on sustainable living with regular sections covering all your favourites like food, fashion and homes. Vitamin v subscribers can sign-up for a FREE one-year subscription at or call 604-299-2116.

ladies night

Vitamin v subscribers are invited to join Brittany Anderson Events for It’s A Girl Thing, a night of manicures, pedicures, martinis, sweets and swag! Happening April 24 (Pure Nail Bar North Vancouver) and April 26 (Pure Nail Bar West End). Tickets are $100 with net proceeds donated to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation! RSVP quickly (space is limited) by phone to 604-813-5702.

pamper palace

Need to get your digits done? Visit Pamper Nail Bar for its fabulous summer special! Mention vitamin v and get a mani-pedi combo for $48. Private parties available — call for info. Pamper Nail Bar, 1243 Hamilton St., 604-669-8528,,