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Your Vancouver Farmers Market Guide for Summer

Im sure you love fresh, local grown products as much as we do, so we’ve made a quick list of the best farmers markets to hit up this summer! WEST END FARMERS MARKET Where: 1100 Comox Street, Vancouver When Every Saturday from 9am – 2pm, until October 21st.   MOUNT PLEASANT FARMERS MARKET Where: Dude […]

VFW Social Team takes Seattle // Seattle Sewn

This past Tuesday, our Social Team – Nancy Deol and Lexy Dien – sped off to Seattle to attend Seattle Sewn. Seattle Sewn is a not-for-profit collaborative initiative led by Muses and Seattle Made, to re-energize the Seattle sewing industry.  There is a growing demand for locally and ethically made garments, with designers struggling to find […]

Supermodel Skin on a Vancouver Budget

You won’t be able to hide under your umbrella forever! The days of long hours in the sunshine are approaching and we want to look our best, and that starts with strong healthy skin. Here are some affordable high end gems and budget-friendly options to jumpstart your skin care routine.   Oily Skin Oily skin […]

10 High-Fashion Hair Trends To Try This Spring/Summer 2017

1. Deliberate Negligence Put away your flat iron! This look seems overtly natural, but you didn’t just wake up like this. We think this style is worn best with a structured shape in order to balance out an otherwise disheveled appearance. Zac Posen used this style effectively during his Spring showcase in combination with bright […]

VFW F/W17 Spotlight Sponsor: Shibue Couture Inc.

Shibue Couture Inc. was the undergarment sponsor for the Fall/Winter 17 Vancouver Fashion Show this past march.  They provided us with no-line strapless panties, seamless panties, Shibue Silicone Concealers, and shibue coverup classics. These undergarments allow you to wear whatever outfit you’d like, without having to worry about panty lines or bra straps showing.  Not […]

Building a Weird Empire: The Pin Movement to Live Freak or Die

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Rebecca Henderson founded Weird Empire in 2015: an online boutique specializing in “weird wears” for the “uncommon customer”. In this exclusive Q&A, we asked Rebecca about the growing lapel pin trend and her self-described mission to “represent subversive weirdness” through pin culture.        Q:  What is “pin-culture”? A: […]

6 Must-Watch Shows on Netflix for Every Fashionista

With the endless series options that are now on Netflix, how does one decide what to watch?  We’ve scoured every inch of Netflix, and compiled a list of six shows on Netflix for every fashionista. 1. THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE If you’re looking for an inside, behind-the-scenes look into fashion then The September Issue is the […]

5 Instagram Worthy Cafes in Metro-Vancouver

1. Milano Espresso Lounge Choose to sit at a wooden table, or one with a white counter (perfect for cute pics of your coffee, and flat lays with your favorite magazine). The Milano café is perfect if you don’t like to study at home. With long tables, and benches, the open layout of the Milano Lounge […]

VKFW F/W17 Spotlight Sponsor: The Cake Mama

We caught up with The Cake Mama during Vancouver Kids Fashion Week in the hopes of scoring some tasty treats.  Jzabela showcased her amazing cake decorating skills at the fashion show, as well as her vegan cookies and meringue kisses.  The meringue kisses are available through her website in flavours such as: vanilla, strawberry, white […]