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Amy Yew

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Amy Yew is a contributing columnist at Vancouver Courier blogging about fashion and style for Style by Yew. She’s also registered clinical counsellor and relationship therapist who blogs about relationships for Heart of Vancouver. Tell us what you think and submit any questions you have to amyvancouvercourier@gmail.com. You can also tweet your thoughts on Twitter @AmyYew.

  • The Summer Covet Edit: 24 things to try, see and shop

    No city can quite compare to the beauty of Vancouver during summer. There’s a buzz in the city and a vibrance which draws people in from all around the world as a travel destination. . . .

    Amy YewJuly 9, 2017

  • A Case For Fashion and Why We Should Care

    One of the most frequent question I’m asked is how exactly my experience in the area of psychology intersects with fashion. The answer to that question lies within why I do what I do. One central . . .

    Amy YewMay 1, 2017

  • Spotlight On: Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017 RTW

    There’s no doubt that Parisians know what they’re doing when it comes to style that withstands the ebb and flow of a fast paced consumerist culture associated to the fashion industry. Parisian . . .

    Amy YewMarch 5, 2017

  • The Single Girl Survival Gift Guide for Valentines Day

    Truth be told, when it comes to an occasion with the sweetest gifts, I begrudgingly admit that Valentines day takes the cake. It’s also a good opportunity to celebrate you because being single can . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 5, 2017

  • The Ethical Holiday Gift Guide

    I’ll be the first to admit that while I start to compile my list for the holiday season early, I often start shopping late. Some people agonize over the chore of holiday shopping but with the . . .

    Amy YewNovember 13, 2016

  • The complete list of fall fashion events to attend this month

    October has never looked better. It’s a brand new season and the start of holidays and parties to come. Fall is also a big season for fashion and usually the busiest time of the year for editors . . .

    Amy YewOctober 16, 2016

  • The Men of New York Fashion Week

    Thursday was the official close of New York Fashion Week where designers debuted their Spring 2017 collections. Fall fashion week is undoubtedly the most anticipated season for fashion contributors. . .

    Amy YewSeptember 18, 2016

  • The best items to pick up from Nordstrom’s anniversary sale

    It’s evident that Nordstrom is hosting their anniversary sale from the abundance of shopping bags that people are leaving the store with. Sale season have a different meaning to me than most people. . .

    Amy YewAugust 1, 2016

  • Style Edit: The Best of Summer Whites

    It's not a surprise to anyone that black and white are my go to shades all year long. My closet is usually organized by color but black and white remains at the forefront. The main reason I'm drawn. . .

    Amy YewMay 29, 2016

  • The 15-minute beauty routine

    One thing I count on every morning is my beauty routine to get me out the door just in time for work. Perfecting my beauty routine to get the most out of the little time I have in the morning is . . .

    Amy YewApril 10, 2016

  • 6 biggest street style trends to hit spring this season

    This spring, style is all about ease. Many style trends are back for another season which means you can easily pull items from last spring/summer. If you want to get a jump start on spring style, . . .

    Amy YewMarch 28, 2016

  • 5 get fit spring looks for every kind of workout

    Transitioning to spring can mean several things including shorter hemlines, bright hues and getting fit. For many athletic apparel brands, workout clothes combine both utility and its ability to . . .

    March 13, 2016

  • 5 looks by Ferragamo that embraces spring in a big way

    Fashion week is well on its way for the fall/winter season. While the fashion realm is one step ahead, most of us are looking forward to warmer weather. The best collection to embrace the theme of . . .

    February 27, 2016

  • 5 valentines gifts to treat yourself

    Valentines Day doesn’t have to be about celebrating another person. In fact, I think a healthy dose of treating yourself is in order because what’s that saying again? You can’t love anyone until . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 11, 2016

  • Olivia Palermo’s new collection is now at Nordstrom

    Olivia Palermo’s effortless style has won her a spot as one of the most coveted street style icon. Palermo has now teamed up with Nordstrom and Chelsea28 for a one year collaboration where her . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 9, 2016

  • First Look: Behind the scenes for Paige Denim’s spring 2016 campaign

    Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is teaming up with Paige denim once again for their new spring 2016 campaign. This will be Huntington-Whiteley’s third consecutive campaign with the brand. In their. . .

    Amy YewFebruary 1, 2016

  • 8 closet organization strategies for small spaces

    Chances are if you live in an apartment in downtown Vancouver, you’re probably use to navigating around small spaces since the average size of an apartment in downtown Vancouver is usually around . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 22, 2016

  • 8 winter time coats to take the chill out of the new year

    The crisp cold winter January chill is upon us and there’s no better time to talk coats than now. Over the knee length coats have been trending this season with olive green as the color taking . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 12, 2016

  • 10 last minute gifts under $50

    With Christmas closing in, most people are checking off last minutes details on their list. This also means it’s more than likely that you’re on a tighter budget. There’s lots out there you can . . .

    Amy YewDecember 17, 2015

  • The “can’t go wrong” holiday gift guide

    Christmas is creeping up and if you’re thinking about shopping online, don’t wait much longer past this week to put in your orders. This year’s holiday gift guide is all about gifts that can’t go . . .

    Amy YewDecember 4, 2015

  • Organic beauty products that will help get rid of blackheads

    The harshness of cold weather means we have to pay special attention to how we are treating our skin. While most people tend to sway from exfoliating skin during winter in fear that it will . . .

    Amy YewNovember 26, 2015

  • What to wear and where to brunch this weekend

    One of my favourite things to do on the weekend is brunching. It’s also a great time to catch up with friends and family over a waffle (or two). While I wouldn’t recommend going to brunch looking . . .

    Amy YewNovember 18, 2015

  • Expect a new kind of athletic wear from RYU on West 4th

    Gone are the days where gym clothes stay in the gym. A visit to the new RYU store on West 4th will have you looking at workout clothes in a whole new way. RYU (respect your universe) is headed by . . .

    Amy YewNovember 12, 2015

  • Fall favourites from Etsy

    Adding a personalized touch to your decor is a great way to add some variety and unique characteristics to your home. Thanks to modern technology, finding exactly what you want is just a click . . .

    Amy YewOctober 28, 2015

  • Save the date for these events happening in Vancouver

    Ivanka Trump @ Nordstrom Vancouver Wednesday October 21st, 2015 from 10am-12pm Ivanka Trump will be making a personal appearance at Nordstrom Vancouver to present her Fall 2015 collection of . . .

    Amy YewOctober 19, 2015

  • Fall Beauty Try

    The beauty market has seen a lot of changes in the last year or so. First there was the Korean beauty product trend. It seemed like every blogger and editor was raving about how great it was even . . .

    Amy YewOctober 16, 2015

  • Fall 2015 beauty trends: Berry red lips and fresh face

    Seasonal change is always a great time to switch things up a little. Whether it’s a touch of red for lips or a soft blush to brighten things up, there’s a definite direction of boldness for fall . . .

    Amy YewOctober 9, 2015

  • Best of Vancouver: The style guide for sights, shops and eats

    One great thing about Vancouver is its abundance of things you can do in the city on any given day. You can step into boutiques like WANT Apothecary on South Granville to remind you of New York or. . .

    Amy YewOctober 1, 2015

  • Spin into great hair with Eastwood Cycle X AG

    Anyone who knows me knows I'm a fan of spinning and when I heard AG hair was doing a pop up shop at Eastwood Cycle, I was all in! Sweat it out for 45 minutes (the Icon is my favourite), shower . . .

    Amy YewSeptember 25, 2015

  • Nordstrom’s Gala in Vancouver had the best fashion show and here’s why

    The much-anticipated Nordstrom in Vancouver opens today. Nordstrom as a retailer is renowned for their impeccable service and great edits when it comes to fashion. The retailer has made a . . .

    Amy YewSeptember 18, 2015

  • VU sunglass introduces a new "at home" experience to shopping

    You can find just about anything online but the most common reason people sway away from buying online is fit. Consumers often want to find the perfect fit before buying an item especially when it. . .

    Amy YewSeptember 15, 2015

  • 6 fall beauty products you can look forward to at Nordstrom in Vancouver

    It’s just about that time of the year when I switch up my beauty products. With the wet and windy weather Vancouver has experienced, my skin and lips have also been feeling the change. Many people. . .

    Amy YewSeptember 2, 2015

  • Fall preview: 8 favorite items from Chapter’s holiday collection

    Fall may not be here yet but retailers are already hard at work on their holiday collections. I like shopping all year round for the holiday season but the promise of a new season brings new . . .

    Amy YewAugust 19, 2015

  • Nordstrom to host two public events before store opens in Vancouver

    The opening date for Nordstrom is getting closer with the outside of the building equipped with an interactive mirror with a poster of style ambassador and resident Vancouverite, Jackie Kai Ellis . . .

    Amy YewAugust 6, 2015

  • 5 ways to wear denim this summer

    Denim is one of my favorite things in my closet that I’ll wear all year round. While wearing denim to work was a taboo years ago, denim is now seeing a dressier side that can be office appropriate. . .

    Amy YewAugust 5, 2015

  • 5 fashionable finds under $50

    Even though it feels like we’re in the midst of summer, this is actually a great time to find transitional items for fall. Taking a look at your favorite store’s sale section is a great way to . . .

    Amy YewJuly 23, 2015

  • Where to find organic skincare in Vancouver and what it’s really all about

    In case you haven’t noticed, finding organic skincare or make up can be a challenge. Most makeup products are piled with preservatives and emulsifiers that are actually harmful for you. Leading . . .

    Amy YewJuly 16, 2015

  • 5 stylish home decor items from Chapters Indigo for summer

    We’re right in the midst of summer, which is also the season for entertaining. In the spirit of hosting, I’ve gathered a list of five great home decor items to try from Chapters Indigo. Since I’m . . .

    Amy YewJuly 2, 2015

  • Summer Beauty Try: Dermalogica Sun Protection and Skin Perfect Primer

    This edition of beauty try is all about sun protection, ease and lightweight products. With the temperature rising, most people are opting for a natural look when it comes to makeup. Layering . . .

    Amy YewJune 19, 2015

  • 5 fashionable summer finds under $60

    It definitely feels like summer in Vancouver with rising temperatures and the emergence of higher hemlines. Luckily, there’s lots of great sales everywhere and clothing in general is more . . .

    Amy YewJune 4, 2015

  • Guerlain's perfume expert Sylvaine Delacourte on finding the perfect scent

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to view a few very exceptional pieces from Guerlain Paris at Holt Renfew in Vancouver. The perfume bottles ranged from $10,000-$50,000 (yikes!) will all . . .

    Amy YewMay 21, 2015

  • 6 perfectly inspired summer looks from Banana Republic to try

    Summer is almost here and putting together a stylish look can be harder than you think without some inspiration. (Tip: I often look through Pinterest to find new ways to wear what I already have . . .

    Amy YewMay 7, 2015

  • Ela X Burt’s Bees Editor’s pouch at Holt Renfrew to aid Pollinator Partnership Canada

    Beginning May 1st, Burt’s Bees and luxury handbag designers Ela and Martin Aldorsson will release a limited time edition of an Editor’s pouch to support Pollinator Partnership Canada. The . . .

    Amy YewApril 30, 2015

  • 5 fashionable finds under $50

    Shopping for spring doesn’t have to cost you a pretty penny. Most people believe that staying on trend is expensive but that’s not exactly true. You just have to know where to look and often times. . .

    Amy YewApril 23, 2015

  • The ultimate beauty try review

    I’ve tried lots of beauty products throughout my life and they seem to get more sophisticated with time. There’s also an abundance of choices out there and it can get expensive trying out . . .

    Amy YewApril 9, 2015

  • How to find the perfect wedding gift

    Wedding season is upon us so getting some tools for finding the perfect gift is a must. Luckily, most engaged couples have a wedding registry which makes shopping for them a lot easier. However, . . .

    Amy YewMarch 24, 2015

  • PACIFIC CENTRE ANNOUNCES 9 NEW RETAILERS TO OPEN BY SUMMER 2015

    The new addition to Pacific Centre in downtown Vancouver has kept Vancouverites eagerly waiting to see which new retailers will be moving in. Today, Pacific Centre has announced that 9 new stores . . .

    Amy YewMarch 9, 2015

  • NORDSTROM ANNOUNCES STORE MANAGER IN PREPARATION FOR VANCOUVER OPENING

    Everyone has been patiently waiting for the opening of Nordstrom, which will be located at Pacific Centre in downtown Vancouver. Vancouverites are eager to shop designer brands without having to . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 25, 2015

  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA'S FALL 2015 COLLECTION SHINES UNDER NEW SUCCESSOR PETER COPPING

    The most anticipated reveal this season was definitely Oscar de la Renta’s fall 2015 collection. This is the debut of a collection since de la Renta’s death in October 2014. French designer Peter . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 18, 2015

  • 4 THINGS TO SPLURGE AND SAVE ON

    Just because something is on sale doesn't mean it's a good reason to buy it. There are certain things I’ll splurge on and others I’ll save on by finding a good deal. A great in between is to shop . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 13, 2015

  • 10 FASHIONABLE FINDS UNDER $50 TO SHOP THIS WEEK

    Spring is right around the corner which usually means I get a strong itch to go shopping while also being mindful of my budget. Finding clothes on a budget but not looking like it is something I’. . .

    Amy YewFebruary 5, 2015

  • OUTFITS AND GIFT IDEAS THAT CAPTURE THE VALENTINE'S DAY SPIRIT PERFECTLY

    Whether you’re into Valentines Day or not, it’s a great time to bring out some reds from the closet. When shopping for Valentines Day, I try to keep utility in mind. This means whatever I buy . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 29, 2015

  • 8 WAYS TO WEAR A SUIT ANY DAY OF THE WEEK

    2015 is all about gender bending when it comes to fashion. At Berlin fashion week, men have been seen dawning sheer black and white shifts. Also, supermodel Cara Delevingne was recently announced . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 22, 2015

  • WHAT FASHION INSIDERS REALLY WEAR ON THE DAILY

    Street style has grown into a phenomenon of its own. It serves as a point of inspiration and has directed the waves of what’s on trend. We’re moving into a new era where editors are not the direct. . .

    Amy YewJanuary 16, 2015

  • SWIMS OFFERS US UP SOME STYLE FOR RAINY DAYS

    There are a few occasions that make styling a great look a little more difficult. One of those days I know all too well living in Vancouver is rainy days. Sporting a cute pump or flats is nearly . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 8, 2015

  • TRENDS FROM 2014 TO BRING INTO THE NEW YEAR

    We can all probably agree that some things are better left behind. As we head steadily into 2015, I’m happy to see some things go like mod boots, overalls or dresses over pants (which made a . . .

    Amy YewJanuary 2, 2015

  • OPENING SOON: A LOOK INSIDE THE NEW WILFRED STORE ON ROBSON

    Aritizia has made their next move for expansion by giving their highly successful Wilfred brand its own distinct identity and space. The new Wilfred store which will be located at 1112 Robson . . .

    Amy YewDecember 18, 2014

  • Vancouver Fashion Editors And Press “Stuff Their Stocking” At Holt Renfrew

    As Christmas shopping is kicking up into high gear in the next week or two, panic might be setting in for shoppers who have still yet to get their list completed. For those who finished, this is a. . .

    Amy YewDecember 11, 2014

  • BEAUTY BEST BET: KAIA NATURALS 3 IN 1 CLEANSING POWDER

    It’s difficult to come by a product that’s natural and cruelty free these days. Most cleansers and cosmetics are loaded with chemicals and parabens which can have harmful effects on your skin in . . .

    Amy YewDecember 10, 2014

  • BLOGGER CARA MCLEAY SHARES HER SECRETS ON GETTING HOLIDAY READY

    Finding something great to wear for parties which are happening all month long in December can be tedious. I usually log onto Pinterest to find inspiration for new looks that's compatible with . . .

    Amy YewDecember 4, 2014

  • BEAUTY RESCUE: SURVIVING THE FALL SEASON

    Changing up your beauty routine from season to season is something that most people don’t do. We tend to assume that the products we use can withstand the weather we put it through. The truth is, . . .

    Amy YewNovember 27, 2014

  • 3 FALL COATS TO OWN THIS SEASON

    Owning a great fall coat is more than just keeping warm. A coat could also double as a statement piece. This season, camel coats are a must own on my list. It transitions away from the typical . . .

    Amy YewNovember 20, 2014

  • ACCESSORIES THAT WILL ADD PERSONALITY TO ANY OUTFIT

    When you don’t have a huge budget to exponentially expand your wardrobe, accessories can make all the difference. Accessories can dramatically change the look of an outfit and also add to . . .

    Amy YewNovember 14, 2014

  • RENT THE RUNWAY: YOU CAN NOW RENT DESIGNER ITEMS

    Instead of wishing you could dawn that new DVF dress or Badgley Mischka gown, why not rent it? For those who are active on the social scene and love social media, this is a great way to save money. . .

    Amy YewNovember 6, 2014

  • REBECCA BREE BOUTIQUE LAUNCHES ONLINE SHOPPING SITE

    Going online to shop has always been a part of my routine when it comes to finding great items that aren’t available in my area. It was a practical choice for me when I first started. I hated . . .

    Amy YewOctober 30, 2014

  • FASHION DESIGNER OSCAR DE LA RENTA PASSES AWAY AT AGE 82

    “Every season I am inspired by women” –Oscar de la Renta Oscar de la Renta led the American dream in every way from his humble beginnings to one of the world’s leading fashion designer. The . . .

    Amy YewOctober 21, 2014

  • TAKING A SPIN AT EASTWOOD CYCLE IN VANCOUVER

    Fall is the most difficult season to stick to a workout routine. With high chances of rain and plenty of holiday festivities that tempt you to lay down in front of the couch rather than getting . . .

    Amy YewOctober 16, 2014

  • A HOW TO GUIDE ON PARISIAN STYLE

    Paris Fashion Week came to a close a week ago but we’re still inspired by the incredible street style and runway collections from this season. Parisian style has been something that people from . . .

    Amy YewOctober 10, 2014

  • Q&A WITH EYELASH EXTENSIONS EXPERT JUDY ANDERSON

    I’ve had many questions come in throughout the year about eyelash extensions or rather tricks on elevating one’s eyelash game. I must admit right out of the gate that I’m no pro on eyelash . . .

    Amy YewOctober 7, 2014

  • ARCHITECTURE MEETS DESIGN

    It takes a certain eye to be able to design. We often see designers crossing over from creating a clothes line to a cosmetic or shoe line. They carry over an element of who are inherently and is . . .

    Amy YewOctober 2, 2014

  • EYEBROW EXPERT KIRAN DARRED ANSWERS OUR 9 BURNING QUESTIONS ON THREADING

    There’s no arguing that women go to huge lengths for beauty. I’ve never been a huge fan of the term “no pain no gain” when it comes to beauty regimes. Don’t get me wrong, I drink a large cup of . . .

    Amy YewSeptember 25, 2014

  • MAX MARA LAUNCHES THE TAILORED SUIT PROJECT IN VANCOUVER

    Just like the little black dress, a classic suit is a power woman’s best friend. There’s been a resurgence of suits made for the modern woman. Gone are the days of the ill fitted nine to five . . .

    Amy YewSeptember 18, 2014

  • 10 FALL BEAUTY PRODUCTS TO TRY

    Fall certainly feels like it’s right around the corner with cooler days in Vancouver. The transition to a new season can sometimes wreak havoc on your skin and hair. To help you prepare for the . . .

    Amy YewSeptember 4, 2014

  • DESIGNER, BLOGGER AND MODEL ANINE BING ON HER NEW COLLECTION AND SUCCESS

    While most of us are trying to make one career work, designer Anine Bing from Los Angeles has made all five of her careers work at the age of 31. She’s been a model, singer, mom, blogger and has . . .

    Amy YewAugust 28, 2014

  • 6 LOOKS FOR 6 EVENTS HAPPENING IN VANCOUVER

    One of my biggest style frustrations through the years has definitely been staring at a full closet and somehow not being able to find anything to wear for an occasion. As much as I like to be . . .

    Amy YewAugust 21, 2014

  • WANT APOTHECARY OPENS IN VANCOUVER AND LEAVES US WANTING MORE

    There’s a new store in town and everything in it will definitely be on every fashion girl and guy’s “want” list. WANT Apothecary dazzled my eye during the store opening on August 7th with a . . .

    Amy YewAugust 14, 2014

  • 6 SHOPPING TIPS FOR THE BUDGET CONSCIOUS

    I can’t help but fall for a great deal when it comes to shopping. What’s better than finding exactly what you want at half priced or finding something you never expected to buy for a bargain. . . .

    Amy YewAugust 5, 2014

  • YOUR DINER EN BLANC GUIDE TO PROPER ETIQUETTE AND WHAT TO WEAR

    Diner en Blanc is set for its annual return on August 21, 2014 in Vancouver. What is Diner en Blanc you might ask? The platform of it is based heavily on a secret dinner where everyone is required. . .

    Amy YewJuly 24, 2014

  • THE MANY WAYS NICOLE RICHIE HAS SCHOOLED US ON STYLE AND LIFE

    The premiere of Candidly Nicole on VH1 debuts tonight starring none other than Nicole Richie herself. While some people may be plagued with flashbacks of her reign with bestie Paris Hilton back in. . .

    Amy YewJuly 17, 2014

  • 5 INSPIRATIONAL LOOKS FROM PARIS FASHION WEEK

    It’s been a great week in fashion with summer really kicking into full swing and couture fashion week happening in Paris. People often assume that you either have to be naturally great at styling . . .

    By: Amy YewJuly 10, 2014

  • 3 SUMMER TEA INFUSED COCKTAIL RECIPES THAT WILL KEEP YOU COOL

    If you ask me to choose between coffee or tea, I will undoubtedly always say tea. It offers great health benefits and is perfect to calm your soul. There’s a quiet sophistication about tea that . . .

    Amy YewJuly 4, 2014

  • SKIN CARE LINE MEREADESSO KEEPS BEAUTY SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE

    When it comes to knowing what a women on the go needs, CEO of Mereadesso skin care line Linda Stephenson wins the prize. She's created an all in one product that will eliminate the piles of beauty. . .

    Amy YewJune 26, 2014

  • VANCOUVER BASED LA COULEUR COUTOURE CREATES VEGAN FRIENDLY NAIL LACQUER

    P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }A:link { } The all natural organic wave has hit Vancouver like no other. You can now find gluten free products in nearly any grocery store and even fashion designers . . .

    Amy YewJune 19, 2014

  • SUITING MADE EASY AT NEW INDOCHINO SHOWROOM IN VANCOUVER

    When it comes to first impressions, it always counts. How someone is dressed gives you an indication of how they want to present themselves to the world. No look is more classic than the suit. . . .

    Amy YewJune 12, 2014

  • ALL THE STYLE WORTHY HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2014 CFDA AWARDS

    If you're looking for where fashion grows, it certainly seems like the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) is on the front line of the melting pot we call design and fashion. In fashion. . .

    Amy YewJune 5, 2014

  • WE ASKED VANCOUVER DESIGNER NICOLE BRIDGER 10 QUESTIONS ABOUT HERSELF AND HER NEW COLLECTION

    Vancouver designer Nicole Bridger’s spring line for this year is all about bright colors. Her mix of fun separates that you can take into the fall season will make great investment pieces. This . . .

    Amy YewMay 28, 2014

  • THIS SEASON'S BEST ONE PIECE SWIMSUITS FOR EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK

    Swimsuit season is one that bring out insecurities in even the most confident women. You often wonder if everything is where it should be and if your body is ready to be revealed after those cold . . .

    Amy YewMay 22, 2014

  • 5 ITEMS TO INSTANTLY UPDATE YOUR SUMMER WARDROBE

    It’s almost summer time in Vancouver with the rising temperature. Pretty soon the days will be filled with barbeques, lounging around the beach and music festivals. Considering that Vancouver is . . .

    Amy YewMay 14, 2014

  • A CONSCIOUS TAKE ON FASHION WITH ECO FASHION WEEK

    [View our gallery above for highlights from season 8 of Eco Fashion Week] Vancouver has always been known to be the green city not just because we’re surrounded by plush greenery everywhere we . . .

    Amy YewMay 8, 2014

  • 30 THINGS FROM CHAPTERS THAT WILL WARM UP YOUR SUMMER

    [View our gallery above for our list of 30 things from Chapters this summer to covet] The turn of a season is always exciting since releases of new collection bolster the level of rejuvenation for. . .

    Amy YewMay 1, 2014

  • TIPS FOR GREAT HAIR THIS SUMMER AND 3 HAIR MYTHS WE DISPEL

    I’ve never been the type of girl who adored a lengthy hair routine. Most days, I take under 20 minutes to get ready. I’m always looking for great shortcuts when it comes to a beauty regiment. If . . .

    Amy YewApril 24, 2014

  • 10 TIPS FOR SHOPPING AT PLENTY'S WAREHOUSE SALE THIS WEEKEND

    There are a few cardinal rules I live by when it comes to fashion such as staying open to something new, balance, comfort and finding a great deal. Just because you’re craving designer items doesn. . .

    Amy YewApril 16, 2014

  • CANADIAN DESIGNER CHRISTOPHER BATES ANSWERS OUR 50 QUESTIONS IN 5 MINUTES

    Christopher Bates is a Canadian designer on fire. Not only has he been named by Sharp Magazine as one of the top six designers in Canada, his line has also been picked up by Holt Renfrew and is . . .

    Amy YewApril 10, 2014

  • SIMPLICITY IS KEY FOR THE NEW JUDITH & CHARLES STORE ON WEST 4TH

    [See our favorite looks from the Judith and Charles spring/summer 2014 look book in our gallery above] Spring brings new light to the city and there’s a new addition to the already trendy West 4th. . .

    Amy YewApril 3, 2014

  • SHOE DESIGNER CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA DELLAL TO APPEAR IN VANCOUVER

    [View our gallery above for our wish list from the Charlotte Olympia collection] Mark your calendars everyone, shoe designer Charlotte Olympia Dellal will be in Vancouver on Friday March 28th at The. . .

    Amy YewMarch 27, 2014

  • 5 SPRING DENIM PIECES TO OWN & HOW TO STYLE THEM

    View our gallery above for our favorite spring denim looks Denim has been a staple in fashion for as long as I can remember. A classic pair of blue jeans with a plain white tee is so versatile and . . .

    Amy YewMarch 20, 2014

  • 6 VANCOUVER BASED BRANDS THAT GOT IT RIGHT

    Because there’s nothing quite like homegrown talent. Oh Vancouver. There are so many great things about this city we can all appreciate. The city has seen the bright lights of the Olympics, the . . .

    Amy YewMarch 13, 2014

  • CANADIAN E-COMMERCE WEBSITE "THE SEPTEMBER" MAKES SHOE SHOPPING A BREEZE

    When it comes to buying designer, it’s not always as easy as simply just purchasing it. You want a great deal and if you choose to buy it online, you’re often taxed with high shipping fees that . . .

    Amy YewMarch 6, 2014

  • ALL THE REASONS WHY WE'RE EXCITED FOR THE NEW SARAH JESSICA PARKER SHOE LINE

    Before she became a shoe designer, she was the woman every girl could relate to on style and love. If it’s one thing Sarah Jessica Parker learned from 6 years on the set of Sex and the City, it’s . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 27, 2014

  • STYLE WATCHING FOR SPRING WITH DESIGNER PETER STAS

    When it comes to the staying power of an accessory, a great timepiece is always at the top of my list. You can simply throw a watch on and forego the fuss of pairing bracelets during the morning . . .

    Amy YewFebruary 20, 2014

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