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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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It’s that mid-week hump, and we need a wee pick-me-up at this point, something to make us feel good… It’s *also* our mid-point in our Wedding Belles series, spotlighting designers with items on offer suitable for Weddings, Bridal Showers and the like, which has us thinking about all the fun girls get-togethers where we’d do each...
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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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It’s Monday folks, and in a sharp contrast to last week’s Surface Design spotlight, we are turning it down, way down to appreciate Chic Simplicity, because the Devil, they say, is in the Details, and it’s often what we *don’t see* that make pieces special. Take LanaBetty for example… there’s a certain quiet, sure-footedness simplicity...
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We’re excited to offer a chance to win one awesome $150 Shopping Spree via our sponsor The Georgia Straight! Here’s the link, good luck to everyone who enters!!
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This week we’ve been looking a bit closer at our designers with a focus on Active Living, specifically Active Women. We’re closing out the week by profiling Xzola Beauty, who we are very excited to welcome to our Spring Show, in part because we have known Felix for years, but also because we love the addition...
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