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top 10 last minute hallowe'en costumes

October 31st, 2006

Back by popular demand...

10. Fashion Victim. Fur coat, leather pants, leopard top, platform shoes, fake knife in back.

9. Anna Wintour. Brown bob, Chanel suit, big black sunglasses, devil’s horns. Enter the party and throw your coat at the hostess’ feet uttering "that’s all".

8. Pamela Anderson. Blonde wig, balloons down a tube top, heavy on the bronzer. Carry a s ...

pencil it in

October 30th, 2006

Like you need one more thing in your make-up bag.

But this new multi-use pencil from Laura Mercier might just trump that nearly-dead tube of orange lipstick.

The flesh-coloured Flawless Fix Pencil ($25) can be used to outline your lips to make your new red pout pop. Or, line under your lower eyelashes to disguise redness and brighten your whites.

You can even use t ...

holiday cheer

October 30th, 2006

‘Tis the season of cocktail parties, dinner parties and office parties. Did we mention parties? This year, you be the party-planner (yes, we’re serious) because we’ve got three hot spots perfect for a family luncheon, cocktails with the girls or an office soirée sure to earn you that new year’s bonus (read on for an exclusive deal for vitamin v subscribers, below).

nu for you

The ...

tots in tow

October 28th, 2006

Think you’ll survive a family trip to Toronto without a high chair?

“Pablum holds better than hairspray” warn the wise women behind Wee Travel

With offices in Vancouver and Toronto, the firm rents and delivers everything from Exersaucers to double-jogger strollers to top-of-the line car seats to either destination, so there’s no need to schlep it all on the plane.  (Bonus: more roo ...

oodles of noodles

October 27th, 2006

Need some sustenance after trying on 18 pairs of boots at Gravity Pope?

Head a couple blocks East to The Noodle Box, a fresh new restaurant that serves up healthy, fresh and fast Asian dishes in take-away boxes in a clean and modern environment.

With its super-high ceilings, glass storefront and row of sizzling woks, it's already attracting huge crowds at lunch. At 12:30 on a Saturday, t ...

new york nights

October 26th, 2006

Our up-to-the-minute itinerary for a grand night out in New York, guaranteed. It’s vitamin v tested! 


Warren Tricomi salon
The extra dollars are worth it just to survey the floor show of flying scissors, tongs and brushes at work on styling the fashionistas and society somebodies who frequent this far from ordinary full service salon.  Feel like the princess you are perched on a si ...

cool jewels

October 25th, 2006

Here’s a hint: Aboriginal jewellery is going to be hot, hot, hot, next spring.

And straight from New York comes Totems to Turquoise, an exhibit of 500 pieces of gorgeous aboriginal jewellery from artists belonging to 20 different tribes, many from here in the Pacific Northwest.

Think engraved pendants, chunky rings, and bracelets inlaid with precious stones.

Curated by The American Museum ...

point taken

October 25th, 2006

If malls and chain stores send shivers down your spine, head to West 10th Avenue in Point Grey, a historic and beautiful Vancouver strip with excellent service, pristine, tree-lined streets and unique shops and services—like these three hot spots.

dress you up

You need a dress for the office party, a winter wedding and the endless stream of holiday cocktail parties you’ll be RSVPing ...

313 1870 E SOUTHMERE CR, White Rock BC

October 25th, 2006

I just finished uploading this Condo, 313 1870 E SOUTHMERE CR, White Rock BC

This beautiful one bedroom apartment has been completely renovated. All new paint, all new appliances, new carpet, new bathrm fixture. Just move in. Bright & sunny.

trend tribe

October 24th, 2006

After-work events are starting to ramp up, and we’ve found the perfect way to transform yourself from Cubicle Connie to office vixen in fewer than 30 seconds.

Montreal model-turned-mogul Lise Watier's best-selling Eye Glitter Liner ($16.50) is a liquid eyeliner that’s easy to use, stays put, and adds a subtle sparkle to your upper lash line.

We love the brand new shade “Midnight St ...

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