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Get cosy for a good cause
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|| ARTS & LIFE
BREAKING NEWS: VANCOUVERSUN.COM
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
FASHION | HEMLINES
Get cosy for a good cause
Diane’s Lingerie hosts charity robe drive to benefit single mothers in need
ALEESHA HARRIS
VANCOUVER SUN
V
ancouver shoppers are invited to get their old
robe off — and find a new one — at the upcoming Diane’s Lingerie Get Cozy for a Cause charity event.
From 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, shoppers can drop
by the store at 2950 Granville St., with a clean,
gently used robe or sleepwear item to be donated
to the YWCA’s Crabtree Corner. During the event,
a portion of the proceeds from any purchase of an
Eberjey branded item (or all proceeds from the
sale of the Eberjey Esther thong) will benefit the
Vancouver-based charity Cause We Care, which
assists single mothers and their children living in
the city.
“We are honoured and delighted to be selected
by Diane’s Lingerie as the recipient of this wonderful event to hopefully bring awareness and support for single mothers in need in our community,”
Andrea Thomas Hill, founder and chairwoman of
Cause We Care said in a news release.
The first 50 shoppers who purchase an Eberjey
item will also receive a gift from Vancouver jewelry brand Lovers Tempo. Refreshments and a special presentation by Cause We Care board member Michelle Jankovich will also be features of the
event.
To learn more visit dianeslingerie.com.
KEEP A COOL HEAD
Fans of the famous Ted Baker
fashion esthetic can
now transfer the
brand’s trademark cool,
British charm to their
headphones with the
launch of Ted Baker
Audio.
Available at Experience Headphones
(3057 South Granville
St.) in Vancouver —
the exclusive North
American retailer for
the line — the release
includes both earbud
and traditional overthe-ear models.
“Ever since luxury
headphones broke
into the market, designers have
been collaborating with headphone brands to create limited
edition products,” Dean Horsfield,
founder and CEO of Experience
Headphones, said of the line in
a news release. “Ted Baker is the
first to design his own line of
headphones from the bottom up.
Believe me when I tell you, they
look and sound amazing.”
Shoppers are invited to shop the
new collection, which features
brushed stainless steel and soft
leather, during an event on Friday
from 4 to 7 p.m.
“Now more than ever, fashion and
technology are fusing to create
products that fit both purpose and
lifestyle. Designers have a long
history of taking products that are
otherwise a modern necessity and
turning them into must-have fashion accessories,” Horsfield said. “The
watch and sunglasses industry are
two really great examples of this.
Headphones are simply the next
evolution.”
The Ted Baker Audio line ranges in
price from $99 to $299 and is available at experienceheadphones.
com.
MICHINO IN VANCOUVER
Michino handbags, the
chic accessories line
created by Tokyo-born,
New York-raised and
Paris-based designer Yasu
Michino, have hit Holt
Renfrew in Vancouver.
The fall/winter collection, which includes
shearling details and plaid prints, is the
latest release from the line that debuted
earlier this year.
The talented designer
behind the namesake line
is no stranger to design,
though.
BIRCHBOX IN CANADA
Beauty fans who have been longing for
a Birchbox beauty delivery can rejoice.
The online beauty company has finally
launched in Canada.
“Since our launch in 2010, we’ve had
tens of thousands of customer inquiries
regarding shipping to Canada,” Birchbox
co-founder Katia Beauchamp said in a
news release. “So we’re thrilled to finally
bring Birchbox north of the border.”
The New York City-based company,
which boasts a subscriber base of more
than 800,000 in the U.S., will offer Canadian shoppers the “opportunity to try,
learn about and buy premium beauty
products previously unavailable in
Canada, while expanding their personal
repertoire of beauty essentials,” according the news release.
Officially launched on Nov. 12, the first
Birchbox deliveries will arrive at shoppers’ doorsteps in December.
The company allows beauty fans the
chance to buy and try smaller sized
samples of more than 600 products
from 50 brands — Canadian-made
products and international brands
— before committing to the fullsized product via $14.95-per-month
(including shipping and handling) or
$159.40-per-year subscription.
After graduating from
Paris design school Studio
Berçot in 2005, Michino
worked for various maisons such as Givenchy
and Yves Saint Laurent. In addition to his
own line, Michino works as a consultant
handbag designer for the
Brussels, Belgium-based
luxury brand Delvaux and
Sonia Rykiel in Paris, according to a news release.
The Michino offering at
Holt Renfrew Vancouver,
which includes three
styles, is priced from $795 to $1,565.
Michino
shearling
and
goatskin
bag. $795
at Holt
Renfrew.
Michino
shearling
and
goatskin
bag. $1,565
at Holt
Renfrew.
Michino
black and
white bag.
$995 at Holt
Renfrew.
To learn more, visit Birchbox.ca.
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