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March Events

Mar. 8 Fashion's Night OUT! At V Lounge at Earl's Yaletown (1095 Mainland). Guests will be treated to a one-off fashion show put on by The Hudson Bay Company's critically successful White Space along with a cocktail reception, stunning silent auction, a short video presentation, live DJ, and exclusive gift bags. 100% of the proceeds going to Out in Schools. For more information please contact Social Chair Public Relations at info@socialchair.com. To purchase tickets or to donate to Out in Schools go to http://fnovancouver.eventbrite.com/.

Mar. 8 Celestial Bloom Fashion Show at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island). Launch into a celestial garden far in outer space with John Casablancas Institute's out of this world fashion show Celestial Bloom. Cocktails, contests, creative styling, and charity; come visit this new planet of fashion! Door open at 6:30pm Tickets are $20 from JC Institute (220 Cambie St) or $25 at the door. Net proceeds to the Looking Glass Foundation, which supports women suffering from eating disorders. For more information: www.jcinstitute.com/blog.

Mar. 8 Mardi Gras Tea Party at Ayala Moriel Parfums Studio (#314-1230 Haro St., Buzz #295) Mark your calendar and pull out a mask because Ayala Moriel Parfums is excited to launch their new scent, New Orleans, with a Mardi Gras Party. Take in jazz music, while munching on a menu of New Orlean's favourites including king's cake. Proceeds to benefit Charity: America's Wetlands (americaswetland.com) 7-10 p.m. Tix $12-availalbe online at http://ayalamoriel.com/index.cfm?PageName=Products&View=ProductsDetails&ProductID=147.

Mar. 10 Behind The Seams/Trend Talks at JC Studio (46 W. 6th Ave.) Stay up to date with the latest fashion trends and how you can weave in new pieces into your existing wardrobe. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Trend Talk show starts 6 pm. RSVP to info@jacquelineconoir.com.

Mar. 10-12 The Boutique Collective Warehouse Sale at (206 Carrall). Join Violet Boutique, LYNNsteven Boutique, Oliver & Lilly's, Kiss and Makeup, Holly Boutique and Privilege Clothing for part deux of our semi annual WAREHOUSE sale extravaganza! Amazing deals at holy @$&# prices. New items added daily. Cash & Credit Card Accepted. Thurs. 2-7, Fri. 12-9, Sat. 10-5at 2:00pm - March 12 at 6:00pm.

Mar. 11 Gypsy Market Vintage at One of a Few ( 354 Water St.) This night the boutique is hosting a Pop-Up Shop in collaboration with Gypsy Market Vintage. 7-10 p.m. For more info phone 604-605-0685. 604-

Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2 Behind the Seams - Style Sessions at JC Studio (46 W. 6th). Gain insight from our professional stylists on upcoming trends and how to develop your personal style. Stay up to date with the latest fashion trends and how you can weave in new pieces to your existing wardrobe. 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Trend Talk and Shopping event. RSVP to info@jacquelineconoir.com.

Mar 13 Gene Doe Fashion Social at Guilt And Co. (1 Alexander Street, Downstairs of Chill Winston). For more information phone 604.288.1704.

Mar. 17 Dressing for Entrepreneurialship at Blushing Boutique (579 Richards St.) Join us for an evening of women helping women to achieve success while looking stunning! Network while enjoying art and fashion. All Shelley Klassen Suiting and Fall/Holiday 2010 Separates 50% off this night only.

Blushing stylist Liis Sober will show you 5 different ways to wear a suit! Introducing artists Narissa Saretsky, Jennifer Shept-Krobath. 6-8 pm. For more information call 604-709-3485

Mar. 24 Sucker Punch Ball at the Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway). Release your inner vixen out at this theatrical fashion gala with a midnight screening of the action-fantasy movie "Sucker Punch". The fashion show will feature Scout Boutique, TrunkShow by Misty Greer, and corsets created for the film by Melanie Talkington from Lace Embrace. Doors open at 9pm, fashion show is at 10pm, screening of "Sucker Punch" at midnight. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets available at Lace Embrace, Scout Boutique or online at www.riotheatre.ca.

Mar. 24 http://www.saralynn.com/fun_stuff/gorgeous-pop-up-at-exhale-beauty-lounge/.

Mar. 25 Open Bar Persian Norouz Gala at the Vancouver Rowing Club (450 Stanley Park Dr.) ZoomBox Production is pleased to invite you all to our fabulous Gala - a combination of fashion designs showcased on platforms by Persian fashion designers and live, visual art performances. Included is an open bar, free appetizers, 2 DJs - House and Pesian and a silent auction for the art pieces. Formal dress required. Tix $100. For information or ticket purchase call Sepehr at 778-688-2385 or Nima at 604-328-4726.

Mar. 25-27 Fraser Valley Bead Show at The Executive Plaza Hotel (405 North Rd., Coquitlam). Fun for the whole family, come down the largest bead show in Western Canada to shop for jewellery, loose beads, and watch free demonstrations about lampworking and key jewellery making techniques. Fri. 2pm-8pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun.10am-5pm. Admission $7, kids under 12 free. For more information go to www.fraservalleybeadshow.ca.

Mar. 26-27 Portobello West Fashion & Art Market at the Creekside Community Recreation Centre (1 Athletes Way - Olympic Village). Find your style at Portobello West market, the last Sunday of the month. Meet over 90 local artists and designers and shop for one-of-a-kind fashion and art. 12-5 p.m. Admission $2, children under 12 free. Check out the webiste at www.portobellowest.com for information on how to become a Market member and receive free admission and discounts.

Mar. 27 Oak+Fort Runway show at Guilt And Co. (1 Alexander Street, Downstairs of Chill Winston). For more information phone 604.288.1704.

Mar 29 Jacqueline Conoir F/W '11 fashion show at Ferrari Maserati showroom (1860 Burrard St.) Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Jacqueline Conoir label, this sure to be sell-out night is one you won't want to miss. A surprise announcement will also be made this evening. Includes cocktail, canapes and fashion show. 7-10 pm. Tix $25 available at http://jacquelineconoir.eventbrite.com/.

Mar. 31 Pop-Up Spring Market at Lut Boutique (4219 Main St.) For ONE night ONLY Lt will host our favourite local talent all under ONE roof for a Pop Up Artisan Market. Each purchase will be entered into a raffle of goodies. Shop, network, mingle and sip on a bevvie (cash bar) all in celebration of Local Talent and Spring - of course! 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Free Admission. For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/?sk=lf#!/event.php?eid=200193793339982.

Apr. 3 Annual Nifty for Fifty Sale at the Heritage Hall (3102 Main St.) Nifty for Fifty is back! More than 18 Vancouver designers will be gathering under one roof to sell everything from dresses to shirts, shoes, and accessories, from sizes 0-24, all for $50 or less! Bring your pocketbook; this is a mostly cash-only event. Over 20 local designers!! 11 am - 8 pm. Free Admission. For more information contact Nicole Stewart PR at nicole@nicolestewartpr.co.m

Apr. 5 The Show 2011 at The River Rock Casino (8811 River Rd., Richmond). An evening of fashion at the River Rock Show Theatre celebrating the accomplishments of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University 2011 Fashion Design Graduates. This is a not to be missed runway event featuring the works of 31 of Vancouver's finest emerging designers. Three shows available - Matinees at 1:00PM & 3:30PM - $15 and an Evening show at 7:30PM - $35. To purchase tix go to www.kwantlen.ca/fashionshow.