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10 Last Minute Gifts Under $50

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Photo above: Drybar “Escape Plan” Travel Set from Nordstrom ($43.22) Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Just two more sleeps till Christmas! If you're behind on your Christmas shopping, you're not alone. The malls are buzzing with shoppers checking off their lists before the big day. The advantage to shopping last minute (if you can deal with the anxiety)[...]

5 ways to decrease stress during the holiday season

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Even though the holidays are suppose to filled with parties, family and celebration, it's not always the case. Between Christmas shopping and hosting dinner, it leaves little time to enjoy and decompress as the year comes to a close. My list of holiday to-do(s) are quite comprehensive and includes: sending out cards, baking[...]

The "Can't Go Wrong" Holiday Gift Guide

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Finding the perfect gift for someone can be really difficult, especially if you know they have a very particular taste. I've always gone for gifts that have utility in someone's life. While I'm making my list, I also check on social media to see what each person on my list is currently into to get a good sense of what they [...]

What To Wear And Where To Brunch This Weekend

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Weekend is brunch is there perfect way to unwind and catch up with friends and family. My weekend wear is usually more casual and comfortable since I like to do a lot of walking around. When it comes to what to wear to brunch, there's a secret trick I use: your look should be two thirds casual and one third dressy. Now that you have what to wear settl[...]

RYU Is Giving Us A New Way Of Looking At Athletic Apparel

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Athletic apparel is not what it use to be. The old conception of gym clothes (baggy and not all that flattering) is changing. More people are now wearing athletic apparel as a sort of lifestyle clothing. You can now wear it pretty much anywhere you would normally wear jeans. Many athletic apparel brands have even integrated[...]

Fall Favourites From Etsy

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Etsy is full of great finds especially if you're looking for a customized gift or decor for your home. Since fall is a time of renewal for my home, I took to the Etsy website for some unique and chic finds for both my home and my beauty bag. Here are a few things I found: Black and white wrapping paper $12   [...]

Would You Ever Bill Your Guests For No Showing At Your Wedding?

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Anyone who has planned or even been at a wedding know it takes a lot of time and hard work to pull it off. So what do you do when someone no shows at your wedding (and we all know how expensive each plate can cost)? Do you suck it up and eat the cost? Should you take the high road? A couple recently made headlines when t[...]

Save The Date For These Events Happening in Vancouver

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Before we all gear up for the holidays, take some time to treat yourself to these great events happening around town. In the last few weeks, we've seen mega celebrities such as Pragbal Gurung, Ivanka Trump and even the Proenza Schouler boys here in Vancouver! Don't miss out and be sure to check the following events out! [...]

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

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper When you live in a city all your life, you can sometimes take it for granted. Vancouver has been my home for most of my life and also a city that has the best food and sights. Where we shop has changed drastically over the last few years with new stores such as Forever 21, Victoria Secret, Dior, H&M, J Crew and Nordstro[...]