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Museum of Vancouver's Rationing to Ravishing traces a fashion evolution
Visitors to the Museum of Vancouver’s latest costume exhibit are welcomed by two mannequins: one salutes in a World War II–era Canadian Women’s Army Corps uniform while the other...
Public School offers an education in streetwear
Dressed in their signature head-to-toe black, Maxwell Osborne (with his everpresent dark-tinted prescription glasses) and Dao-Yi Chow (in a flat-brim baseball cap) are perched on...
Vancouver milliners getting into the hat game
"Coming to Vancouver was a real shock,” says Dominique Hanke of Hive Mind Millinery. “I missed the confidence of European style,” she explains, adding that this translates into “...
West Coast city living inspires Bicycle by Downtown Betty
“That’s the $2.5 million-dollar view,” says Downtown Betty designer Katie Quinn of the panorama on display from her Kitsilano studio—a whitewashed one-bedroom in a heritage walkup...
BÖ by Mansour hews a new kind of bow tie
If something doesn’t tie into a bow, can it be called a bow tie? Such philosophical conundrums aren’t usually the province of fashion writers, but neither are trips to suburban...
Head to the beach in local swimsuit designs
The glorious weather of the past few weeks has kick-started an early summer, complete with picnics, patio parties, and beach days. Finding the right swimsuit for such sunny...
Christopher Bates's style star continues to rise
In October 2008, fresh from a year of study at the prestigious Istituto Marangoni design school, Vancouver-based menswear designer Christopher Bates came out of the closet (as it...
From cat eyes to cool colour, spring specs go creative
They say it’s the little things in life that make it worth living. When it comes to fashion, it’s the little things that allow brands to survive. Specifically: eyewear. The...
Form meets function at Litchfield
If art is a form of self-expression, then Jonathon Litchfield is, without doubt, an artist. The owner of Litchfield, his eponymous Gastown boutique at 38 Water Street (website)...
Master architect Daniel Evan White is in the spotlight at last
Who is Daniel Evan White? That’s the first question many people in the design community asked themselves when it was announced that the Museum of Vancouver and the UBC School of...
Police say man arrested in murder of Surrey teen Serena Vermeersch
Vancouver LGBT leader Jim Deva dies, leaving a community in mourning
Sex workers in Canada: 17 interesting facts from a new report
Classic car involved in accident that closed Sea to Sky Highway
Satan statue with porn-star penis taken down by City of Vancouver
Canada-wide warrant issued for patient on unauthorized absence from Riverview grounds
Surrey man killed in truck in what appears to be a targeted murder
Barinder Rasode says she'll be one tough mother in the Surrey mayoral race
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 review guide
Your horoscope from September 18 to 24, 2014
Pit bull attack suggests that dog owner isn't always the problem
Elias Ishak: Compulsory schooling destroys our humanity
Elton John not thrilled by the Newt's review of his Vancouver show
Winners and losers in the B.C. teachers' strike
Tentative agreement reached in B.C. teachers strike
Why do so many Vancouver firefighters make six figures? And other questions raised by city salaries
B.C. premier Christy Clark calls tentative six-year teachers’ deal a "game changer"
Cultural chauvinism poses economic risk for Canada
Gwynne Dyer: ISIS and the coalition of the unwilling
Vancouver mental-health advocates question rules for SRO tenants
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