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West Coast Alert


West Coast Alert
May 2009

Whether it’s the just-the-right floaty frock for an ocean-side picnic or a Mother’s Day cause-celebre, the West Coast’s fling with spring is in full bloom.
Susie Wall
Spring It On


BUY
Harriet Grey
WHAT: Mimi & Marge’s new cheap and cheerful bauble line.
WHY: Spring forward your bling.
WHERE: Plenty, House of Jewels, BeautyMark.


WEAR
Dace Spring ’09
WHAT: Equestrian-inspired pieces (think cotton jumpers, breezy blouses and short shorts) from a hometown favourite.
WHY: Start horsing around.
WHERE: On a pretty picnic blanket in a country meadow, where else?


GIVE
Belly Bandit

WHAT: The post-pregnancy muffin top reducer is now available in Van.
WHY: The perfect gift for newly minted mamas.
WHERE: kissandmakeupstore.com.


PAMPER
Pure Nail Bar
WHAT: Mother-daughter mani-pedis to celebrate Mother’s Day.
WHY: Score a free bottle of OPI polish (how fast can you say Party In My Cabana?).
WHERE: Any of their 8 locations.


INDULGE
Au Petit Chavignol
WHAT: Downtown wine, cheese and charcuterie bar from the pros at Les Amis du Fromage.
WHY: Like you need an excuse.
WHERE: 845 East Hastings, 604-255-4218.


Do You Have Your Fashion Targets Breast Cancer T-Shirt? The one T-Shirt everyone at FLARE wears is the FTBC T-Shirt – hitting Joe Fresh Style stores this May. Visit fashiontargets.ca to win great prizes and find out more about this very important (and oh-so-stylish) Tee. All proceeds from the sale of the shirt go to Rethink Breast Cancer. And don’t forget to wear your T-shirt in support of the cause on Fashion Targets Friday, May 29th. Log on to joe.ca for store locations. We promise it’s the best $12 you’ll spend this spring!


WIN A TRIP TO THE RIVIERA MAYA
It’s our 30th anniversary and we want you to join in on the fun. To help us celebrate, we’re giving away a luxurious Mexico spa trip for two to one lucky Flare reader! Enter for your chance to win today. www.flare.com/mexico

EXCLUSIVE FLARE EVENTS IN VANCOUVER


 


FLARE APPEARANCE AT DYRBERG/KERN
Flare Editor-in-Chief Lisa Tant will be at the Dyrberg/Kern store in Vancouver for a personal appearance. Join Lisa as she unveils the latest in jewelry trends for the season, and enjoy a 20-50% shopping discount for one night only.

Thursday, May 28th, 5:30-8pm
Dyrberg/Kern
3030 Granville Street, Vancouver
RSVP by May 27th: dyrbergk@telus.net or call 604-730-5001


 


FLARE TREND REPORT AT THE ABSOLUTE SPA
Join FLARE Magazine for a VIP evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as Editor-in-Chief Lisa Tant previews her annual 2009 International Fall Trends Fashion Report, featuring fashions from the runways of Paris, Milan, New York and Toronto. This special event includes a private tour of Absolute Spa, mini-spa treatments and each guest will take home a copy of FLARE and bag of Absolute Spa goodies. This is the perfect way to kickstart your weekend — FLARE style!

Friday, May 29, 5 to 8 pm
Absolute Spa @ Century
1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Presentation: 5:30 pm Spa treatments: 6:00 pm
RSVP by May 27th: info@absolutespa.com or call 604.684.ASPA (2772) ext 4223
Flare and the Absolute Spa kindly encourage a $20 fee/donation per guest. All money raised will be donated directly to Variety – the Children’s Charity. Please have your credit card ready when you call to secure your spot. Or, if RSVP’ing via our website, we request that you please bring your cash donation to the event. Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you on Friday, May 29th.