) Interested in attending? GATHER's organizers are generously giving one lucky Solo Lisa reader in the Lower Mainland free admission, plus a gift bag which includes, among other items: To win free admission and the gift bag: Simply leave a comment on this post telling me which aspect of...

Think prepping for party season and buying presents for loved ones; luckily, one-stop shops like BeautyMark take the guesswork out of both. Here's a glimpse of what caught my eye when I attended their holiday preview last week. Give winter-weary skin some TLC with Pangea Organics skincare...

Givenchy is giving one lucky Solo Lisa reader even more reasons to indulge with an eclectic assortment of beauty and fragrance products, all bearing their sophisticated prismatic and silver-and-black packaging: Vernis Please nail polishes in 'Island Lagoon', an iridescent blue, and...

If you have some funds left over after the holiday season, you're in luck: My lovely sponsor Shopbop is having quite the sale. Now, people tend to fall into one of two camps when they're shopping sales. They buy something crazy and trendy that they would never purchase at full price, or they...

It was such a lovely hotel, very luxurious and modern. So pretty! The view from our eleventh floor room A chandelier on the ground floor The highlight of The Nines: a beautiful courtyard/atrium that sits in the centre of the hotel, where guests can wine, dine and unwind. While...

Moreover, being an outsider develops characteristics that serve individuals well when they grow older: creativity, free-thinking, resilience, self-awareness, integrity, a love of learning and courage. So why are these traits and characteristics being stamped out of students rather than...

you know about love out the window and pick up a copy of The Case for Falling in Love by Mari Ruti, PhD. Ruti draws on gender studies, psychoanalysis, philosophy and pop culture to argue that the current self-help culture is doing more harm than good for prospective lovers. Love, she...

LOFT evidently feels the same because they're offering one lucky Solo Lisa reader a $100 GC. All the more reason to hop in your car and make the trip to Vancouver's first LOFT store in Park Royal! If you've never been to the Park Royal store, you're in for a treat; it's wall-to-wall...

I'm kind of in love with everything about the palette: the sleek compact size, so perfect for travel; the eyeshadow names inspired by Vancouver (Cypress, Coal Harbour, Granville, Sea Plane, English Bay); the palette art featuring a stylish Vancouver gal strolling around Canada Place with...

The past week has provided the world a chance to mull over Kate Moss and Lea T's statement making cover, but editors at the glossy are providing not only a Justin Beiber option for the hardcore Beiber fans, but also solo covers for both Kate and Lea! We're seeing a fabulous throwback to the...

 

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