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Where to Shop: The Best Fashion Boutiques in Gastown, Vancouver

Image credit: Wikimedia Commons It wasn’t long ago that Vancouver's historic Gastown neighbourhood was a relative no-man’s land. But the city’s one-time ugly duckling has bloomed in recent years, and it’s got the restaurants, retail stores, and startups to prove it. In fact, Gastown has become an incubator for some of the city’s best boutiques. (It's also home to our school headquarters!) From longtime residents like John Fluevog to relative newcomers like Truvelle, here are our favourite places to shop after class: Nouvelle Nouvelle Image cr...


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The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief…of Your High Heels

Step 1: Denial You’re walking down the street and you see an old man in super short shorts with leathery old legs, on his feet- socks and sandals. This is normal; this is what you always see; old men running around town or mowing their lawn in good, old, thick, knit socks and Velcro sandals. You’re then walking around scouting the latest street style and you encounter the trendiest group of ladies. You look at their outfit thinking "wow I need to snap a pic; they look good." You scan over what these girls are wearing and then you see their feet ...


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