A couple of weeks ago, French skincare brand Yves Rocher invited me to their official launch at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel. I didn't know quite what to expect because the invite requested me to proceed to a suite instead of a function room or restaurant where events are usually held. Well, I'm...

Vancouver Fashion Week's fall/winter 2012 season just took place last week. While I wasn't able to go to the opening gala or the weekday shows, I did manage to catch Saturday's shows, including the one I'm recapping here: Xsenia & Olya. The London-based design duo, Xsenia Runa and Olya...

is Vancouver Fashion Week?Vancouver Fashion Week is recognized as a global platform for established and upcoming designers. Since its debut in 2000, Vancouver Fashion Week has become a much sought-after event for Canadian and International designers. VFW has gained a respectable reputation...

Last Wednesday, a small group of fashion industry insiders gathered at the swish Shangri-La Hotel for the inaugural Style Salons event. Led by Alexandra Suhner Isenberg of Searching for Style, this was the first of a series of panel discussions meant to encourage intelligent conversation about...

I just want to say I am really excited about an event I am hosting next week at the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver. I realized that Vancouver had a lack of "intellectual" fashion gatherings after my event with Imran Amed from Business of Fashion, so I've decided to host a few. The first one is...

'The show raised the level of the event and for a few minutes we thought we were at a European haute couture event,' said Vancouver Fashion Week organizers. Rosati specializes in cocktail, evening and wedding dresses, and her work has appeared on catwalks in Milano and Paris. She uses high...

The evening was also punctuated by fashion shows. Since September 2011 marked my last month as a contributor at Vancouver Fashion eZine, Marilyn presented me with a book of my own tearsheets as a parting gift: 20 articles over almost 3 years. Such a sweet gift. From the local to the...

With incredible exposure to international and domestic media, celebrities and major retail buyers, VFW Spring/Summer 2012 will help successfully launch the new faces of fashion. Founded by producer Jamal Abdourahman, Vancouver Fashion Week has been world-wide renowned since its launch in...

Welcome to the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto, where luxury and cool meet effortlessly. I had the privilege of staying there while in Toronto, so I know firsthand. Located on University Avenue, Shangri-La Toronto is prime picking for everything special the city has to offer. In the center of...

Having undergone complete refurbishment and enhancement by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts from 2006 to 2010, the Prince's residence is now listed with the French institution, "Monuments Historiques". Shangri-La Hotel, Paris offers an incomparable fusion of Asian hospitality and French "art...

 

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