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February Events Listings

Feb. 9 VCAD Grad Portfolio Show at the Waterfall Building (1540 W. 2nd Ave.) Come and meet the newest talents in Vancouver's Design industry. Graduates in the areas of Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Web Design and Programming, 3D Modeling Animation and Fashion Marketing/Merchandising will be presenting their work. 4-8 p.m. RSVP required to andrea.clark@vcad.ca or call 604-694-0019.

Feb. 10 Celebrate Valentine's Day at Blushing Boutique (279 Richard's St.) Shop, get refreshed and prepare for a night of fabulousness featuring confidence coach Suzanne Fetting, Hanky Pank, Wink Beauty Lounge Shop, refreshments, chocolate and 50 - 75% off on Shelley Klassen and Story of a Girl lines. 6-9 p.m. To attend RSVP sara@blushingdesigns.com.

Feb. 11, 16, 18, 25 Style Scene at the Jacqueline Conoir Boutiqe and Studio (164 W. 5th). Join us for a mini fashion show featuring the latest arrivals and hear the latest news on spring fashion trends and styles - all while enjoying a glass of bubbly. Feb. 11th, 18th and 25th at 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16th at 5:30 - 7:30. Please visit www.jacquelineconoir.com for more details on featured guests. Style Scene Events please RSVP to info@jacquelineconoir.com.

Feb. 20 David Jack Fashion Show at Subeez (819 Homer St.) The evening will feature the debut of designer David Jack's 2012 Evening Wear collection as well as Sancha Jewellery designs. Subeez will be presenting scrumptious bites from their eclectic menu as well as premium drinks. Doors open at 8 p.m. RSVP by Feb. 10th required to info@david-jack.com.

Feb. 25 The Factory Girls at Masik Studio (145 W. 2nd) Inspired by Andy Warhols factory years and the art scene of the 1960's, come immerse yourself in an evening of film, live music, performances and fashion in the last studio event before demolition. Get a glimpse of what's to come for Masik when she reopens as MASIK: The Factory in March 2012. 9 pm - 1 am. To purchase tickets - early bird $35, general $50 - go to www.thefactorygirls.eventbrite.com, www.clubzone.com , and www.clubvibes.com. Partial proceeds going to benefit The Sarah McLachlan School of Music Foundation www.sarahschoolofmusic.com

Feb. 25 Beauty Buzz 411 Anniversary Charity Event at Hype Hair Studio (2695 W. 4th Ave.) Come celebrate Beauty Buzz 411's first Anniversary Charity Event hosted by Crystal Jensen! There will be Beauty Gift Bags for all that attend and a fantastic silent auction. Individual tax receipts will be issued for the full silent auction proceeds upon request. Doors open at 7:30-hair cutting at 9:00. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Hair will be donated to Locks of Love.

Feb. 26 Blim Community Market at the Heritage Hall (3102 Main St.) A shopping experience not to be missing with 48 vendors of fashion, accessories, supplies, fine art, vintage items and records. The day will also feature Affera Cosmetics and Akashic Aromatics. 12 - 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information go to http://blim.ca/blog/2012/01/31/sun-feb-26-blim-monthly-community-market/.

Feb. 28 An Elegant Evening of Fashion & Philanthropy at Leone (757 W. Hastings St.) Vancouver's fashion-forward men and women are invited to celebrate Leone's 25th Anniversary with United Way's Women United in Philanthropy. Join us for an exclusive spring fashion show, entertainment from rising star Cody Karey, gourmet fare and wine, live auction for tickets to Milan Fashion Week and other amazing prizes. 10% of Leone sales at this event will be donated to United Way's Success By 6 initiative. Suggested minimum donation $150. Valet parking available. RSVP: Paul Thorne at pault@uwlm.ca or 604.268.1300 ext 2329.

Mar. 4 Spring Fashion Extravaganza at the Coast Harbour Hotel (1180 W. Hastings St.) Join us on March 4th, 2012 and help raise funds for Developmental Disabilities Association's Vancouver Infant Development Program at the Spring Fashion Extravaganza. Presented by the Vancouver Chinatown Lionness Club, the event will feature high tea, "boardroom to ballroom" fashion show by Malene Grotrian design, on site makeup tips by Blanche MacDonald Centre's makeup artists, silent auction and raffle prizes. Registration 12:30. Ticket: $60.00 ($20.00 tax deductible) available at http://www.develop.bc.ca/contribute/fundraising-events/spring-fashion-extravaganza-2012.html

Mar. 8th Impact, An Event For Change at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia's Spanish Ballroom (801 W. Georgia St.) Join Dress for Success Vancouver for this annual major fundraiser. The evening will present a mix of philanthropy and entertainment, door prizes, live auction, raffle prized, fine wines, hors d'oeuvres and inspirational stories. Doors open at 6. Tix $125 ($75 tax receipt can be provided) with discount available if you purchase 10. For questions call 604-408-7923. Tix available at http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1940&EID=11265