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Status Update: It’s Wednesday and we’re talking Menswear! Hooray! What’s actually cause for excitement is the fact that we’ll have so much on offer for guys at our show, because let’s face it, there’s not nearly the selection in Men’s fashion as for Women in general, let alone handmade! We have been over the moon...
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It’s Tuesday of our Handmade For Him spotlight week, and we’re showcasing just a few of our many Designers and Makers with items geared towards the gents, and handcrafted skincare is something we can all use to treat ourselves (and our skin). Today we present Element Botanicals, handmade by one of our favourite couples (Hi...
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We’ve (almost) made it to the weekend, and this week has really had us thinking about intention… and how sometimes the intention need only be known by the person wearing the item, for it to be truly extra special. Take, for example, Joanna Lovett Sterling. Often Joanna’s pieces serve to be mementos, reminders and promises....
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Attention Please, this is not a drill! Our $1300+ Designer Giveaway Contest is in full effect on Instagram, and trust us, you want to win! The Giveaway feature prizes and show dollars worth over $1300 that one lucky person is going to walk away with, and there’s something for everyone included in the prize… And...
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We’ve got snow on the ground but Spring is still definitely in our sights here on the West Coast, when hands officially come out of mittens and start showing off rings and things… so we are eagerly anticipating our Spring Market, and the First Pick Handmade debut of Vancouver based jewellery collection She’s So.  ...
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Hey, remember a few weeks back we all had our Instagram feeds filled with posts stating that only 7% of followers were being reached by posts? We know our reach has dropped quite a bit since this time last year, and as a small business representing 30+ other small businesses we *really* want everyone to...
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Whoop whoop, we’ve made it to the Weekend, which on the West Coast means getting outside and appreciating this beautiful part of the world we call home. Living in such an awe inspiring place really drives home the fact that we are a part of nature, not apart from it, and that we need to...
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It wouldn’t be the West Coast without Skateboard Culture, so as we cruise toward the weekend, we’re taking a look at Billy Would Designs by Adea Chung. Sustainability meets street style with this collection, and offers something for everyone, riders or not. We love the reimagining of wood offcuts and broken skateboards, so it was...
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Here’s something good, *really* good happening on a Monday… it’s the start of our much anticipated First Pick Handmade $1100+ Giveaway Contest. Yup, over $1100 in prizes, and one person takes the whole shebang! To enter to win, visit us on Instagram, follow us and “like” the Contest Image, and follow all the designers on...
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It’s contest time again, and we’re giving away $150 in First Pick Handmade Show Dollars to one lucky Georgia Straight reader… this can be spent on *anything* at the show, from any of our awesome designers… and includes free admission for yourself and a couple friends to help you decide what to get… For full...
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