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November/December Events Listings

Nov. 2-27 The Festive Collective: One Stop Holiday Pop-up Shop at 196 Kingsway. Come down to the Festive Collective pop-up shop to find independent designers and handmade gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-5pm. For more information contact Nicole Steward PR at 778-997-1944 or email nicole@nicolestewartpr.com.

Nov. 9 Kira Kira Night at The Helm (1180 Howell St.) This is the first of what will be a continuing series of fashion nights for creative people to hang out, express yourself and meet other creative people. Dress to impress. Live performances, DJ and more. Doors open at 7. $5 cover and $5 drink specials as well as door prizes. A fundraiser will also be a part of the evening. For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=300715183271960.

Nov. 9-13 Circle Craft Christmas Market at the Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place) Come and shop from hundreds of offerings at this amazing fair. Included in the day as well are demonstrations, an entertainment stage, a student gallery and partial proceeds will go to support The Sharing Tree. For Tickets go to https://www.microspec.com/tix123/eTic.cfm?code=CCCM2011

Nov. 10 Style Scene at the new Jacqueline Conoir Boutique & Studio (164 W. 5th). Shopping on Fifth Avenue just got better! Join us for a mini fashion show and champagne while gaining insight on the latest fashion trends 5:30 - 7 p.m. Please visit jacquelineconoir.com for more details on featured guests or to RSVP.

Nov. 10 Forme - Exploring Fashion's Borders at the Ayden Gallery (88 W. Pender, 2nd floor of Tinseltown). Haute ). Join us for evening of sensual music, design and haute fashion South Asian style. Local fashion house Lotus Eye will present a capsule collection of crossover Indian and contemporary designs, perfect for holiday soirees and cocktails parties. There also be a cash bar and House/Bollywood/Bhangra-infused music spun by DJ Lajit Doors open a 9 p.m. Tickets - $15 - are available at www.formefashion.eventbrite.com.

Nov. 10-15 American Apparel Warehouse Sale at the Vancouver Convention Centre (999 Canada Pl.) e Tens of thousands of American Apparel garments at up to 90% off and nventory will be constantly replenished throughout the sale. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free Admission. For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=267423113299835

Nov. 16 Get Ready for the Holidays at Blushing Boutique (579 Richards St.) Create your perfect look from head to toe. The evening will include quick holiday updo's by Opus Hair Salon, holiday makeup demonstration by an Arbonne Make-up artist, spectacular party pieces by Earth Essence Jewelry and the help of designers and stylists to help you find the perfect holiday outfit to suit your body type. The evening will also include a 20% discount on fall/holiday collections, refreshments and door prizes. 5:30 - 10 p.m. For more information call 604-709-3485. RSVP to studio@blushing designs.

Nov. 17 John Cassablanca Obsidian Fashion Show at the Villa Amata Ballroom (3rd Fl - 88 E. 1st Ave.) Immerse yourself in a world of darkness, imagination and fashion. Fire dancers, a gun powder painter, silent auction, and a cash. Doors 6pm, fashion show 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at JCI (#150-220 Cambie St) for $25 or at the door for $30. Net proceeds to The Looking Glass Foundation/ For more info go to: www.jcinstitute.com/blog For all other media inquires email Sarah MacDonald at Sahara_marie@hotmail.com

Nov. 19, 26 Style Scene at the new Jacqueline Conoir Boutique & Studio (164 W. 5th). Shopping on Fifth Avenue just got better! Join us for a mini fashion show and champagne while gaining insight on the latest fashion trends 1 p.m. Please visit jacquelineconoir.com for more details on featured guests or to RSVP.

Nov. 24 - 27 Make-it Vancouver at the Croation Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Dr.) Shop for one-of-a-king handmade items for over 100 of Canada's hottest urban artisans and designer at this independent art, fashion and craft fair. There will be something for everyone from fashion, accessories, art, jewelry, baby items and home d‚cor as well as live music from local up-and-coming musicians. $5 at the door. For $2 off go to, http://makeitproductions.com/vancouver/2010/02/20/2-off-admission/, print out the flyer and present it at the door.

Nov. 26 Fascinator Workshop at Plush (4296 Main St.) Miriam Melanson of Flaming Angels returns with her flowers, feathers, and bits 'n baubles to lead this workshop. Come and create the perfect toppers to finish off the outfits you'll be wearing to those gala-gala-dos! Workshop fee is $35, all materials included. Drop by the shop or call 604 708 5199 to book your spot! For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=237844569602434

Nov. 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 65 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 website at www.portobellowest.com for information on how to become a Market member and receive free admission and discounts.

Dec. 1-4 Vancouver Fashion Showcase (Vancouver Art Gallery) Vancouver Fashion Showcase is a non-profit society with a goal to promote local fashion talent and community. Come enjoy a fashion show featuring pieces from the Top 30 retailers at the Vancouver Art Gallery on December 1st. From 2nd to 4th, enjoy exclusive in-store promotions and discounts at the featured retailers. Net proceeds of the event will be donated to Dress for Success Vancouver. Opening Gala tickets are $60 for VIP, $35 for Regular and $20 for VFS Fashion Events. For tix and more information go to http://fashionshowcase.ca/

Dec. 3-4 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 65 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 website at www.portobellowest.com for information on how to become a Market member and receive free admission and discounts .

Dec. 4 Got Craft at the Royal Canadian Legion (22-5 Commercial Dr.) Come one, come all to the best indie craft fair in Vancouver! Featuring 50+ handmade designers from across the Lower Mainland. Shoppers can expect to find the crŠme de la crŠme of indie goods: handbags, ceramics, stationary, silk-screened clothing, plush toys, body products and more. Be one of the first 45 people through the door for a coveted tote bag. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. More info at www.gotcraft.com.

Dec. 5, 10 Style Scene at the new Jacqueline Conoir Boutique & Studio (164 W. 5th). Shopping on Fifth Avenue just got better! Join us for a mini fashion show and champagne while gaining insight on the latest fashion trends 1 p.m. Please visit jacquelineconoir.com for more details on featured guests or to RSVP.

Dec. 8 Style Scene at the new Jacqueline Conoir Boutique & Studio (164 W. 5th). Shopping on Fifth Avenue just got better! Join us for a mini fashion show and champagne while gaining insight on the latest fashion trends 5:30 - 7 p.m. Please visit jacquelineconoir.com for more details on featured guests or to RSVP.

Dec. 8-11 One of a Kind Show at the New Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Pl.) This contemporary craft show with a focus on local talent brings together innovative artisans, craftspeople and designers to share their unique creations. Thursday thru Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tix Adults $12, Seniors and Students (13-17) $6.50 and children 12 and under Free. For more information or to purchase tickets go to http://oneofakindvancouver.com.