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Tales of Endearment is Now a Book!
Tales of Endearment is now a book! Author and photographer Natalie Joos is the creator of the cult blog Tales of Endearment; a site Her Vancouver has been culling for style inspiration for years. Natalie’s passion for vintage encourages a sustainable take on shopping and Tales of Endearment: Modern Vintage Lovers and Their Extraordinary Wardrobes features the style stories of vintage-loving women (and men!) from all walks of life. Natalie’s style aesthetic is visible in her clothing but also in her lovely photographs of fashion muses and [...]
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Interviews | Jackie Kai Ellis, Entrepreneur and Author of The Measure of My Powers
Jackie Kai Ellis is perhaps best known in Vancouver for creating the gastronomical delight that is Beaucoup Bakery and Cafe. Jackie left a thriving design firm to study at Paris’ Ecole Gastronomique Bellouet Conseil and returned to Vancouver in 2012 to found Beaucoup. Aside from running the bakery Jackie became a lifestyle entrepreneur, putting her passions and talents into food writing and leading intimate groups on trips to the best Parisian patisseries and chocolate shops through The Paris Tours. With a number of awards under her belt, such as [...]
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Interviews | Treana Peake on The Essentials Line by Obakki
In 2005 the Obakki clothing brand was founded by Vancouver-based designer Treana Peake with a mission to create a luxurious wardrobe using holistic manufacturing processes with a landfill-free, low-carbon foot print. As an aesthetic Obakki creates functional, minimalist pieces for the perfect capsule wardrobe. As a brand Obakki does so much more than make clothes. Since 2009, more than two million people have been helped through the purchase of The Obakki Foundation garments. The Foundation’s sustainable clean-water solutions transform communities in South Sudan, Uganda and Cameroon, from a state [...]
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The Place of Poems: 6 Steps To Add Poetry To Your Life
‘And it was at that age… Poetry arrived in search of me. I don’t know, I don’t know where it came from, from winter or a river. I don’t know how or when, no, they were not voices, they were not words, nor silence, but from a street I was summonded, from the branches of night, abruptly from the others, among violent fires or returning alone, there I was without a face and it touched me. from Poetry Pablo Neruda Translated by Alastair Reid Ah, poetry. The simple word evokes [...]
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LA | Her Vancouver Welcomes Literary Contributor Carlie Condon
Joining HER Vancouver as a literary contributor, Carlie Condon is a writer, entrepreneur, and life-long Vancouverite. A lover of all literature, she holds a particular fondness for poetry and has performed her poems onstage across B.C. She has recently brought her poetic sensibilities to the corporate world as founder of PLEY, a made-in-Vancouver children’s clothing line featuring ungendered, minimalist, basics. Carlie is Mum to two young daughters and strives to raise them to know the power of their voice and to expect that the world will be fundamentally kind [...]
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HV Picks | Charitable Shop Clay Curated by Bethany Menzel
In our daily Instagram browsing we came across a beautiful new charitable shop, Clay curated by Bethany Menzel, a B.C. native and Instagram darling. Bethany and her family are currently living in and serving communities in Southern Mexico and have opened Clay, a shop filled with stunningly gorgeous apparel and home accessories made by local artisans. 100% of proceeds from Clay goes towards Casa Compasiva, a birth center located in Oaxaca, Mexico. To learn more about Casa Compasiva we’ve included this excerpt directly from the Clay website, There are 19,000 [...]
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Music Class | Short Film ‘Mila’ Directed by Preeti Torul
‘Mila’ – Directed by Preeti Torul from Preeti Torul on Vimeo. Mila directed by Preeti Torul is a beautiful example of the deep well of artistic talent that comes out of Canada. Preeti Torul is a London born, Canadian / Mauritian dancer, comedian and filmmaker. Mila is her first short dance film, created with the objective to explore the movement of luxury fashion on a variety of body types and dance aesthetics. Each dancer wears gorgeous knitwear by the Vancouver-based, New York made, Mila Zovko [...]