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From the smallest studio to the largest hall at the Vancouver Convention Centre, there’s no shortage of craft fairs across this city. The weeks leading up to the holidays see so...
The chilly season has come to Vancouver with a one-two punch of torrential downpours and shortened daylight hours. For the city’s sportier set, the season presents an opportunity...
It’s a typically overcast Friday afternoon when the Straight meets Kyle Vucko, the CEO and cofounder of Canadian men’s suit label Indochino, at the brand’s new 4,300-square-foot...
If design and décor magazines are any indication, we all aspire to live in modern, monochromatic loft conversions—preferably with exposed brick opposite a wall of glass. (A deep-...
For better or worse, Vancouver’s main sartorial contribution to the world is the much loved but equally maligned yoga pant. All that could change, however, if DU/ER Performance...
Architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the master of minimalist design, once famously opined, “Less is more.” If you live in Vancouver, less isn’t more. It’s what you can afford....
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...
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...
"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 “...
“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...

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