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West Coast Alert


West Coast Alert
March 2009

Face The Music
As the West Coast amps up for Juno-mania, it’s time to start mapping out your rock star party schedule. And with the likes of Simple Plan, Hedley and City and Colour coming to Van-groovy, this week-long party’s going to go off the hook, Penny Lane.
Susie Wall



 

FAKE IT
DU JOUR BOUTIQUE AND GALLERY
WHAT: Borrow (or buy) from the store’s well edited collection of Cynthia Rowley, Carlie Wong, Betsey Johnson and Custo Barcelona crowd pleasers.
WHY: It’s frock ‘n roll.
WHERE: Crosstown – 628 Abbott St. (at Keifer), 604-688-3524.


 

SHAKE IT
POP OPERA
WHAT: The city’s hottest new club, avec bottle service, white leather couches and a giant dance floor.
WHY: Last night a DJ saved your life.
WHEN: Friday – Sunday, 10pm-3am (yeah, baby)
WHERE: 686 West Hastings.



 

TOTE
IT’S OUR SECRET HANDBAGS
WHAT: The online purse emporium hires out by-the-week arm candy from the likes of Gucci, Burberry or Prada (ahem – not Frauda).
WHY: Recessionistas are the new It Girls.
WHERE: 778-840-BAGS.



 

PRAY
WRIGHTEOUS DESIGNS
WHAT: This cheeky, cult status twist on the rosary necklace is fashioned using religious charms, precious stones and Swarovski crystals – but has a mini (working!) harmonica in place of the cross.
WHY: The beat goes on, babe.
WHERE: wrighteousdesigns.com



 

TEASE
PARTS BY HEATHER
WHAT: One-of-a-kind, handmade feather hair accessories.
WHY: It’s time to spread your wings, songbird.
WHERE: 214-119 West Pender St., 778-840-6517.

Watch the Juno Awards live on CTV March 29th!


 

Photo: George Pimentel

Lisa Tant on CityLine!
FLARE Editor-in-Chief Lisa Tant will be featured on CityTV’s CityLine on March 13th. Be sure to tune in as Lisa shares her “must-have’s” for spring – all under $100! Check your local listings for times.