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Michael Bublé Out of His Comfort Zone

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Note to readers: We are publishing our interview with Michael Bublé now that the health of his son, Noah has improved. On the line from Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Canadian crooner, Michael Bublé is ecstatic: not about his new perfume, By Invitation launched in New York or the recent release of his latest album, Nobody But Me, or even his behind-the-scenes performance documentary, Tour Stop …

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Anne Fontaine Seeds Sown in Nature, Flourish in Design

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When Anne Fontaine was ten years old, and a bit of a wild child living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her mother bought a dress for her to wear to a wedding. She hated it. So Anne took it to her bedroom and re-cut and sewed it, much to her mother’s dismay then astonishment. She skipped her school classes at …

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Kate Middleton’s Stellar Style On The Royal Tour (With A Little Help From Her Friends)

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As we’re waiting for the Harbour Air Seaplane coasting in from Victoria with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton onboard, it’s damp and drizzling in Vancouver and I’m cursing to myself that I’m not wearing socks. Though well-dressed in a blue polar fleece maxi coat and matching fedora, (a nod to the Duchess, whom I …

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Fashion Designer Duo, Smythe & ‘Kate Middleton Effect’ On 2016 Royal Tour

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With a celebrity following including Kate Middleton, casual never looked so elegant! Behind the scenes at Holt Renfrew, Vancouver, Toronto-based womenswear designers, Andrea Lenczner is dressed in casual luxe Gilet Jacket with detachable Waistcoat, jeans and hot orange stilettos while partner,  Christie Smythe wears a masculine-cut, Classic Blazer in Dragon Print, over loose trousers. They’re prepping models for a fashion show …

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Luxury Footwear Designer Tabitha Simmons – Walk A Mile In Her Shoes (She Certainly Does)

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Tabitha Simmons is making great eye contact and if she’s checking out my shoes (they’re floral flats, but not her brand,) she’s being really subtle about it. “My mother would kill me if I just looked down all the time to see women’s shoes first and never greet them properly,” laughs the charming English footwear designer 45, who has flown into …

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Heather Marks “Walks For Water” – From Tomboy to Vogue Cover Model

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The Prairie Girl Stays Grounded By Her Calgary Roots Surrounded by the world’s top South Sudanese models, many of whom fled their native civil war – ravaged country as refugees, Calgary-born supermodel, Heather Marks reflects on her own good fortune to grow-up in Canada. “This is really an amazing experience for me as I haven’t worked together with the Sudanese …

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My Vancouver: Celebrities Reminisce About the City They Love

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As one of the most desirable cities in the world in which to live, Vancouver has played a pivotal role in the destinies of many athletes, performers and creative minds. Whether as a stepping stone at the beginning of their long careers and a safe harbour for immigrants to start again (Prima Ballerina, Chan Hon Goh) or reaching the pinnacle of …

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Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History, Captures the Wit and Creativity of One of America’s Iconic Fashion Designers

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From non-conformist Yeshiva student to flamboyant judge of Project Runway: All Stars,  showman for QVC Network’s, Isaac Mizrahi Live! and Jeopardy genius, the inimitable fashion designer has always marched to the beat of his own drum. He draped supermodel, Naomi Campbell in his Totem Pole Gown from his fall 1991 Collection in what today, would almost certainly be deemed “politically incorrect” but …