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The definitive guide to thrift and vintage shopping in Vancouver

Vancouver may get a lot of flak for its, erm, relaxed fashions, but, thanks in part to our strict adherence to the third environmental R (that’s “recycle”, folks!) and the keen eyes of a few prudent shop owners, the city’s thrift and vintage game is pretty damn strong.Whether you’re in it for the thrill of the hunt, are looking to reduce your fast-fashion intake, or are in desperate need of a flapper dress for that ’20s-themed baby shower your sister-in-law has insisted on throwing, there’s a...

Hong Kong Optical Fair Opens Next Month

HONG KONG, Oct 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 25th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Optical Fair will be held from 8-10 November (Wednesday to Friday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association, the three-day fair will feature a record 800 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions, including new exhibitors from Denmark, San Marino...

Alana and Marielle bring Hadid eyewear to the UAE

The Hadids continue to conquer the fashion industry: while Gigi and Bella are dominating catwalks, the elder Hadid daughters, Alana and Marielle, who are the half-sisters of the famous models, have launched an eyewear brand in collaboration with their father, Mohamed Hadid. Naturally, the trio used their shared name as the moniker of the brand. “Hadid was the idea from the beginning, because my dad, he’s the Hadid, and it really represents our brand and our family,” Alana explains.Although...