I heard a term today from one of the local weather stations here in Vancouver. The month of June has been officially dubbed as “June-uary. It’s suppose to be summer but it sure feels like January and it’s becoming a drag. While all this depressing weather is giving me the blues, here are “Three Things” that are keeping a smile on my face:
The sparkle in this Bfrend bracelet by fashion blogger Monika Hibbs from www.thedoctorcloset.com can make any grey day brighter.
Japanese restauranteurs with the successful Miku location in Coal Harbour have opened a sister restaurant in Yaletown called Minami. We went on the very first day of opening and had a wonderful meal full of flavour. Here are some recommends:
The perfect summer salad - Slow Roasted Beets & Fern … more …
I love window shopping during the holidays because all the department stores go all out, trying to be the most creative and captivating as possible. During my most recent trip to New York I had to go visit the Saks Fifth Avenue window displays as I heard they were integrating 3D technology to their holiday plans. Saks Fifth’s flagship location decided to go with a “Snowflake and Bubble” theme and on display was commissioned designers that included Stella McCartney, Proenza Schouler, Nica Ricci, Rag and Bone, Marchesa and Alexander McQueen.
You can not forget about the children (and we all have a little kid inside each and everyone of us). The most adorable thing is the feature on the children’s book, “Who Makes Snow?” and the funny looking Yeti plush toy. … more …
Just in time for the holidays. Maybe some gifts for friends and family or simply for yourself (let’s face it, you really want to shop for your self). Join Sommelier Kurtis Kolt at Coquette’s Fernwood Pop-Up Shop on Wednesday December 7th for an evening of local wine admist designer clothing from around the globe.
Date: December 7, 2011
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 2002 Fernwood Rd - Victoria
Look out for these other dates as well!
Friday to Sunday - 11 am to 6 pm
December 2 - 4, 2011 and 16-18, 2011
Sunny Shum, Footwear Buyer, Blogger & Your Industry Insider | Follow me @partly_sunny
It’s going to be grand affair tonight, I’m going to church. (Just kidding).
Vancouver brand, Obakki will be showcasing their Fall/Winter 2011 collection at the St.Andrew’s-Wesley church. This will be the first time ever that the Obakki runway show be open to public. All ticket proceeds are going towards the charitable Obakki Foundation.
When: April 28th, 2011 Thursday
Time: 7:30 doors and show at 8:00 pm
Get Tickets: www.obakki.com
Sunny Shum, Footwear Buyer for Sterling Shoes Inc, Blogger & Your Industry Insider | Follow me @partly_sunny
After reading the book “Eat Pray Love”, I’ve been wanting to head back to Italy to visit Naples so that I can taste their world renown pizza. Well, since Nicli Antica Pizzeria opened in Gastown, I didn’t have to go far for some authentic Naples pizza. The space is very inviting, crisp and simple with really high ceilings. If it’s busy you can just stand by the bar and have drink before getting seated.
My boyfriend and I started off our meal with the Insalata Mista ($7, mixed greens, roasted garlic, roasted tomatoes & shaved fennel drizzled with our red wine dijon vinaigrette) and Insalata Proscuitto e Rucola ($12, prosciutto, arugula, roasted pear, cambozola, balsamic-fig vinaigrette). Since my partner in crime has a secret love affair with prosciutto he went with the Prosciutto … more …