With BC’s current gathering and event restrictions ongoing, it can be difficult to celebrate special moments in the same way. To help couples looking for safe and compliant options, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in Vancouver offer a number of socially distanced wedding packages that make saying ‘I Do’ the only thing the bride and groom need to think about.


Whether you are buying or selling, finding a real estate agent that aligns with your expectations and ethics, may be like finding a needle in a haystack. With over 25,000 registered real estate agents in Vancouver, you really need to find someone who understands how exciting and daunting the whole process can be for you and your family.


While they are adored for their sophisticated finish and unique result, matte lipsticks tend to dry out lips. Enter Maison Guerlain and their new matte lipsticks with a gentler side. KISSKISS TENDER MATTE is a new collection of 15-shades, that Olivier Echaudemaison, Guerlain Creative Director of Makeup, has been inspired to create with an array of delicate colours.

Inspired Formula for KISSKISS Tender Matte


Obakki, a purpose-led lifestyle brand that connects people through purposeful design, has launched its new soap collection. Handmade in Canada, the soaps are created from 100% all-natural ingredients that create a sustainable income for women entrepreneurs in Africa.

All soaps in the collection are made locally in Vancouver, BC, and are cold-pressed by hand in small batches. Made from 100% all-natural, vegan ingredients, the soaps do not contain palm oils, artificial fragrance or colourants, parabens, sulfates, or animal products. All soaps also come packaged in compostable millboard boxes made from 100% recycled paper.

“So many personal care products include ingredients…


As we weather both the pandemic and the winter by spending more time indoors — the time for Spring Cleaning is now! To learn more from a professional, we consulted with Marisa Pothier. She the founder and owner of Honest Cleaning & Services and provided insight into how we should be approaching our annual big clean with this year’s special circumstances.


A decade from now, 2020 will be the year that West Vancouver-based hyperrealist artist Ann Goldberg remembers as the year she launched an exhibition during a pandemic. Booked well in advance, the mouthwatering pieces for Cake: A Modern Marie Antoinette were well on their way to being created, and no roadblocks were going to stop this professional artist.


Famous for our athleisure approach to dressing, true west coasters know nothing beats a great hat and hoodie combination to keep the rain off our heads! Now, from the east comes Jaycow Millinery to mix it up with stylish sustainable headwear.


Vienna was once known as the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Today, this great city does not need an empire-related status to maintain its unrivalled authentic beauty and cultural level. At the same time, modern Vienna cannot be suspected of being unduly attached to the past. It is a city that looks to the future with confidence and successfully implements the latest achievements in architecture, design, and technology.


This story began with a simple question from Andrew and posted on The Red Hand Files and how it played out has become legendary in two diverse worlds of fans.

First, we must step into the shadows to the brooding, complex, and emotional world of Australian singer/songwriter Nick Cave.

Second, the universe of elite pianists and the exquisite instruments they regard as extensions of their souls.

Helen Siwak

Vancouver, BC. EcoLuxLuv Comms, publisher of Folio.YVR Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, and multiple digital lifestyle blogs. See more at issuu.com/folio.yvr!

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