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November Events

Nov. 2 Scena - The Art Institute's 2010 Fashion at the River Rock Casino (8811 River Rd., Richmond). Scena pays homage to the Bohemians of the old world by communicating their beliefs through fashion that is relevant today. This three-act show is set in the backstage and after-hours of an old theater. High School Exclusive Pre-Show Event-1:00 pm, Matinee-2:00 pm, Evening-7:00 pm. Tix $20 (High School Students and Teachers $10). For more information or to purchase tix go to http://www.aivfashionshow.com/
Nov. 3 'La Femme' at Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel (1038 Canada Place). Hosted by Diamonds in the City, La Femme is to celebrate female entrepreneurship in Vancouver and bring women together to broaden their networking circles. The night will feature various products, services, along with delectable hors d'oeuvres, beverages, swag bags and door prizes. Doors open at 8 p.m. TIX $20 if you RSVP to adam.paradise@diamondsinthecity.ca; $25 at the door.
Nov. 3-7 Vancouver Fashion Week S/S 2010 at the Empire Landmark Hotel (1400 Robson St). Celebrating it's 10th year and 15h season, VFW will feature opening and closing galas, showcase both local and interational designers and offer the chance to celebrate at after parties. For daily schedules and ticket information, please check the website at www.vanfashionweek.com.
Nov. 4 Wish You Were Here" Fashion Show & Awards Gala at the Villa Amato Ballroom (88 East 1st Ave.) This year the John Casablanca Institute's Fashion Gala show is inspired by the feeling that arises when you're longing for a loved one or missing the city you once called home. The show is produced entirely by JC fashion students and all net proceeds are contributed to Covenant House. Gift card draw + live music performance + bar included. We'll also being honoring our top students from the 2009/2010 program year! Advance tickets $25 (604-688-0328) or @ door $30.
Nov. 4 Winter 2010 Gastown Shop Hop; a night where Gastown's premier boutiques will stay open late. This year is themed '1920s' and the shops will be giving out some old fashioned treats and drinks as well as exclusive discounts. All participating shops will have a giant red bow indicating of their door. Shoppers are encouraged to dress up! Event runs from 5-9 p.m. For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=124887867566830&ref=search
Nov. 5 An Evening at the Dominion Building (4th floor, 207 West Hastings). A celebration of Vancouver talent that is not to be missed!. An evening of art, fashion, music and drinks. 8:00 - Opening reception with photography works by Leigh Righton of Mad Mannequinn. 9:30 pm Fall fashion show by Kim Cathers of Kdon. 10:00-12:00am - Photography works and Trunk Sale. The evening will include a raffle with all proceeds to be donated in full to the Pakistan Flood relief. For more information go to www.kimcathers.com or www.madmannequin.com.
Nov. 6 Filou Designs Christmas Studio Sale at Suite 207, 237 Keefer Street (between Main and Gore). Mention Vancouver Fashion eZine & Enjoy 20% off (regular price) on your holiday jewelry buys at our new studio, a hidden gem in historic Chinatown. This is the best time to get first dibs on new styles before we head off to our Christmas shows across Canada. 1-4pm. Next Vancouver show is One of a Kind, Dec 9-12. Contact for more inforamtion - www.filoudesigns.com, 604.728.0239
Nov. 6 - Art Meets Fashion at duJour Boutique (628 Abbott St). duJour welcomes Vancouver artist BRENT RAY FRASER and his Repositions 2010 collection for a one day art show and shopping extravaganza. Enjoy a cocktail duJour and a 20% discount for your pre-holiday dress shopping. The Repositions 2010 artwork will be available for view and sale. 12pm to 5pm. For more info on Brent Ray Fraser go to www.brentrayfraser.com; for more info on the event please contact Klay, dujour@telus.net or 604.688.3524.
Nov. 6 Third Annual SuperWomen & Friends Gala - Sea of Possibilities at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (900 Canada Place Way). Explore a Sea of Possibilities and connect with hundreds of other SuperWomen in the community while enjoying fashion, entertainment, 3 course dinner, makeovers, prizes and much more. Walk the famous red carpet, bid on auction items, experience a stunning fashion show by Invito Couture, JC Studios and Wear Else. 5:30 - 10 p.m. Tickets are available at https://register.beanstream.com/scripts/registration.asp?form=927
Nov. 6 Damsel in DisDress 1 Year Anniversary at Shop Cocoon (3345 Cambie St. @ 17th Ave.) Live DJ, Complimentary Photobooth, Prize Draws, Candy Buffet and 100 Swag Bags sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart, Skoah, Wink Beauty Lounge, Mousse Salon, She to Chic, Romeo + Juliet, Got2Be, Haus of Luxe, Queen of Jeans. 11am-6pm. First 100 customers to receive swag bags. For more information visit the FB event page at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=163447970350552
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 - JC Studio Fashionista Brunches at JC Studio (46 W. 6th). Enjoy mimosas, and brunch, while models showcase the fall/winter 2010 Jacqueline Conoir Collection. Learn about the latest trends and complete looks for this season. 10 a.m. Or 1 p.m. Each week will also include a special guest - check the website for more information www. jcstudio.ca. To reserve your time and date please e-mail info@jcstudio.ca.
Nov. 7 Ain't She Sweet Vintage Fashion Show at Hycroft Manor (1489McRae). Come join Ivan Sayers for an entertaining fashion show featuring vintage clothing from the "Roaring Twenties" and the "Dirty Thirties." Tickets include entertainment, food and beverages from some of the best eateries in Vancouver and exceptional silent auction prizes. 2-6 p.m. Tickets $50. For tickets email aintshesweet00@gmail.com or phone Sandra at (604) 732-1331 ext. 242.
Nov. 7 Lovestruck Bridal Show at The Vancouver Club (915 W. Hastings). The event will include pampering (nail spa, make-up services and more), canapes, drinks, fashion shows, optional workshops, and each and every bride receives a FREE LOVE swag bag, which is without a doubt...the most stuffed bridal show gift bag in town! (Must be a bride to receive). 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Advance tix $35 for brides, $30 for guests. At door $45 for brides, $40 for guests. For Tix and information please visit the website at www.lovestruckbrides.com/vancouver-wedding-show.php.
Nov. 9 Studio Sale at Red Jade (1131 William St.) Come and enjoy savings of up to 70% off. For more information phone Red Jade at 604-253-0135 or e-mail margarita@wearredjade.com
Nov. 10 Blushing Boutique's "Story of a Girl" Fashion Show at FiveSixty (560 Seymour St). Presented By LuvnGrace Entertainment. This amazing evening of fashion will showcase garments from 6 fashion designers and 7 jewellery designers. The evening will be hosted by FMA Entertainment Weekly's Meena Mann and include a muscial performance by Jazz,Baby. Doors open at 8. Tix are $20 and available at Blushing Boutique or online at http://www.luvngraceaffair.com/.
Nov. 14 In-Store Market at Nouvelle Nouvelle (209 Abbott St.) The afternoon will include local designers, vintage, baked goods, and DJ Cameron Reed Noon to 5 p.m. For more information 604-682-2234.. Visit at www.nouvellenouvelle.com to sign up for our newsletter.
Nov. 17-21 37th Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market at Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Pl.) Come at shop from the large selection of artists showcased at this event. Many unique and one-of-a-king items. W-F 10am to 9pm, Sat. 10am to 7pm,Sun. 10am to 5pm. Adults $12, Students & Seniors $8, Children Under 12 Free. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.circlecraft.net.
Nov. 18 Ladies Club at JC Studio (46 W. 6th). A chance to unwind after work - sip some wine, nibble on canap‚s, relax and hang out with the ladies. The evening will also include a special guest and mini-fashion show. Nothing but fun, frill and fashionista shipping. 5:30 - 7 with fashion show at 6 p.m. RSVP to natalie@jcstudio.ca.
Nov. 12 - 13 Carlie Wong Sample Sale at duJour Boutique (628 Abbott St.) For 2 days only, Carlie Wong will be hosting her sample sale, having laughs and giving out fashion tips at duJour Boutique She'll be bringing in one-of-a-kind, overstock and sample pieces for sale prices up to 80% OFF! - 11am to 6pm. For more info on Carlie Wong go to www.carliewong.ca; for more info on the event please contact Klay, dujour@telus.net or 604.688.3524.
Nov. 18 Glitter with Jason Matlo at duJour Boutique (628 Abbott St). Enjoy a special night of cocktails, nibblies and glittery holiday shopping with special guest designer JASON MATLO. Get new pieces from Jason's BABE collection and peruse the racks for a designer look that will be perfect for your holiday events. duJour is offering a special one night promo, 20% OFF all dress purchases. - 6pm to 9pm - For more info on Jason Matlo and his BABE collection go to www.jasonmatlo.com; for more info on the event and to RSVP please contact Klay, dujour@telus.net or 604.688.3524.
Nov 18 Learn to Dress your Essence at Current Kerrisdale (2173 41st Avenue W.) The Free Flair Formula Workshop by Lilly Page happens from 6-8:30PM. Topics discussed include understanding your distinct personality, how to dress for your body shape, the perfect solutions for feeling your best, and discover your essence based colour palette. To RSVP please contact Lilly at lillypage@shaw.com or 604-949-0037.
Nov. 19-21 Make It-The Handmade Revolution at The Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Dr.) Shop for one-of-a-kind handmade items from over 90 of Canada's hottest urban artisans and designers! Make It fuses indie shopping, a fully licensed bar and music spun by top Vancouver DJs to create a dynamic, upbeat experience! F 4-9. Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-5. First 25 shoppers each day get a free goodie bag! $5 admission ($2 coupon on website), kids under 12 free. For more information go to http://makeitproductions.com/vancouver/welcome-to-make-it/
Nov. 20 Dotted Loop studio sale (2133 E. 4th Ave.) Featuring new One of a Kind Winter 2010 Collection. 50%-75% off Spring/Summer and older stock. 11-5 pm. For more information phone 604-290-5999 or visit the website at www.dottedloop.com
Nov. 23 Open Studio Day at The Malene Grotrian Studio Boutique ( 910-207 W. Hastings St.) Drop by anytime through out the day, featuring designer shoes, clutches, jewelry, clothing and a few more surprises! 11:00am - 7:00pm. For more info go to http://www.malenegrotrian.com/Events
Nov. 24 Earth Summit 2012 at Fortune Sound Club (147 E. Pender St.) The evenining will be a launch and fundraiser for Earth Summit 2012. Included will be an eco fashion show of award winning designers, live painting show to a contemporary violin performance, dancing and more. Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30. Tix $25 (suggested minimum) available through paypal. For how to purchase tickets email Minh Ly at minh@earthsummit.ca .
Nov. 25 Malene Grotrian Fashion Show at the Studio Boutique (910-207 W. Hastings St.) An evening of fashion, fun, and finding out what works! We have this crazy idea that even high-fashion is meant to be fun. It's all about rediscovering your personal style and what makes you feel special from the inside out. Enjoy an informal fashion show hosted by Malene with style and fit tips. Limited space available!
Doors open at 6:30pm RSVP to: jenna@malenegrotrian.com
Nov. 27-28 Portobello West Fashion and Art Market at the Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell St.) Held on the last Sunday of every month from March to November and with a special holiday market in mid-December, Portobello West makes eco-apparel accessible, particularly from Vancouver designers. Find one-of-a-kind fashion and art from over 100 local creators each month, selling stylish eco-friendly options. 12-6 p.m. $2 admission (children under 12 free). For more information visit the website at www.portobellowest.com
Nov. 30 Blanche Macdonald Grad Fashion Show at The Westin Bayshore (1601 Bayshore Dr.) This annual grad fashion show will feature collections produced by over 50 fashion design students. Ticket price $28.00 (including HST). Tickets are available at both Blanche Macdonald Centre campuses - Uptown Campus at #100, 555 West 12th Ave. (604.685.0347) and Downtown Campus at460 Robson St. (604.685.0337). They can be ordered by phone and picked up at the event.