Desigual for the cold weather

We have plenty of Desigual parkas, winter coats, ponchos and hats and gloves to keep you warm this week during our first blast of snow and cold weather in Vancouver. Below are a few examples. Desigual winter parkas are on sale this week at 40% off, and save up to 50% on the Desigual Winter 2018 collection.

If you’re heading somewhere warm this winter, Angel also has the first New Arrivals from the Desigual Spring 2019 collection, now on sale at 10% off.

Desigual ATHOL jacket. Was $375.95, now 50% off $187.50. It has a colourful liner that buttons out and can be worn separately.

Desigual ATHOL jacket, showing liner that can be worn separately. $375.95.

Desigual ATHOL jacket, showing liner that can be worn separately. $375.95.

Desigual FRESHK reversible PONCHO. Was $149.95, now 30% off $(105). FW2018.

Desigual FRESHK reversible PONCHO. Was $149.95, now 30% off $(105). FW2018.

Desigual MANDALICIOUS hat. Was $65.95, now 30% off ($46). MANDALICIOUS gloves were $39.95, now $28.

Desigual MANDALICIOUS hat. Was $65.95, now $46.

Desigual MANDALICIOUS gloves. Now $28.

Desigual SOFT PONCHO. Was $169.95, now $118. FW2018.

Desigual PADDED PORTA jacket. Was $359.95, now 40% off – $216.

Desigual PADDED PORTA. Was $359.95, now $216.

Desigual PADDED PORTA. Was $359.95, now $216.

Desigual FLASH coat. Was $275.95, on sale 40% off ($165).

Desigual FLASH coat. Was $275.95, now $165.

Desigual FLASH coat. Was $275.95, now $165.

Desigual INDI poncho jacket. Was $255.95, now 40% off ($153).

Desigual INDI poncho. Was $255.95, now $153.

Desigual INDI poncho. Was $255.95, now $153.

Desigual PARRAGA pullover. Was $115.95, now 40% off ($70). FW2018.

Desigual PARRAGA pullover. Was $115.95, now $70.

Desigual PARRAGA pullover. Was $115.95, now $70.

Desigual kids POMO hat. Was $35.95, now 40% off ($21).

Desigual kids POMO hat with reversible sequins. Was $35.95, now 40% off ($21).

Desigual kids ZENON coat. Was $179.95, now 40% off ($108).

Desigual kids ZENON coat. Was $179.95, now 40% off ($108).

Desigual ANIMALS hat & fingerless gloves on sale 40% off

Desigual ANIMALS hat. Was $65.95, now $39.

Desigual ANIMALS gloves. Was $39.95, now $24.

Desigual man ARTHUR jacket with knitted sleeves that zip off. Was $295.95, now 50% off ($148).

Desigual ALEXANDRA coat. Was $269.95, now $189 (30% off).

Desigual ALEXANDRA coat. Was $269.95, now $189 (30% off).

Desigual ALEXANDRA coat. Was $269.95, now $189 (30% off).

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The entire Desigual Fall-Winter 2018 collection now is on sale at 30% to 50% off. Angel has the Barcelona brand for men, women & kids. We’re Vancouver’s first Desigual boutique.

Our store is open everyday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 604-681-0947.

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Today’s music video is from 55 years ago this week – Beatlemania came to North America:

On Feb. 9, 1964, The Fab Four made their first live U.S. television appearance, watched by more than 70 million people.It was a landmark moment in pop history. Fifty years ago, on Jan. 30, 1969, this was their last public performance on the rooftop of Apple Records:

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Desigual kids: Spring-Summer 2019 collection

Desigual for kids, Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

Here are some of the new Desigual styles for kids from the Spring-Summer 2019 collection, which is on sale at 20% off. Desigual for kids from previous seasons is on sale up to 50% off during our Winter Sale at Angel.  We ship worldwide.

Desigual kids JOANA lion T-shirt with 3-D effect. $55.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual JOANA T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual JOANA T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual kids JURGEN shark shirt with 3-D effect. $55.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual JURGEN shark shirt. $55.95.

Desigual JURGEN shark shirt. $55.95.

Desigual kids LIAM cotton bicycle shirt. $49.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual LIAM T-shirt. $49.95.

Desigual LIAM T-shirt. $49.95.

Desigual kids YAMENA dress with butterfly print over tulle, creating a 3D effect. $95.95.

Desigual YAMENA dress. $95.95.

Desigual YAMENA dress. $95.95.

Desigual kids RINCMONF stellar fantasy dress with stars printed on two layers. $95.95.

Desigual RINCMONF dress. $95.95.

Desigual RINCMONF dress. $95.95.

Desigual kids BRIDGERPORT cotton dress with tulle ruffel skirt and reversible sequins on heart. $89.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual BRIDGERPORT dress. $89.95.

Desigual BRIDGERPORT dress. $89.95.

Desigual kids DOVER cotton T-shirt with reversible sequins on heart. $55.95.

Desigual DOVER T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual DOVER T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual kids OSHAWA cotton catmania shirt. $59.95. Spring-Summer 2019,

Desigual OSHAWA catmania T-shirt. $59.95.

Desigual OSHAWA catmania T-shirt. $59.95.

Desigual kids DEYANTZE turkish pants. $75.95.

Desigual baby JOSEBA cotton sleeper. $35,95. SS2019.

Desigual baby JOSEBA cotton sleeper. $35,95.

Desigual baby JOSEBA sleeper. $35,95.

Desigual DARTH STAR WARS T-shirt. Reversible sequins, 100% cotton. $59.95. SS2019.

Desigual kids FOUR T-shirt. $59.95. Reversible sequins let you to choose four Star Wars characters, from a Storm Trooper and Darth Vader to R2-D2 and C-3PO. 100% cotton.

Desigual kids FOUR STAR WARS T-shirt. $59.95. SS2019.

Desigual kids FOUR T-shirt. $59.95.

Desigual kids FOUR STAR WARS T-shirt. $59.95.

Desigual REBEL STAR WARS T-shirt with Millenium Falcon spaceship on front and a rebellious slogan on the back. $55.95. 100% cotton. Spring 2019.

Desigual REBEL STAR WARS T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual REBEL STAR WARS T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual kids MARC surf T-shirt with reversible sequins. $55.95. SS2019

Desigual MARC T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual MARC T-shirt. $55.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual SEGUR floral flared cotton skirt. $55.95. SS2019.

Desigual SEGUR skirt. $55.95.

Desigual SEGUR skirt. $55.95. Spring-Summer 2019 for kids.

Desigual ENRIQUE reversible cotton sweatshirt. $95.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual ENRIQUE reversible sweatshirt. $95.95.

Back of the Desigual ENRIQUE reversible sweatshirt. $95.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collectyion for kids.

Desigual FELIX cotton T-shirt. $49.95. SS2019.

Desigual FELIX T-shirt. $49.95.

Desigual FELIX T-shirt. $49.95.

Desigual MASERU reversible dress. $89.95.

Desigual MASERU reversible dress. $89.95.

Desigual MASERU reversible dress. $89.95.

Desigual ANTANANARIVO raspberry red dress. $75.95. SS2019.

Desigual ANTANANARIVO dress. $75.95. SS2019.

Desigual ANTANANARIVO dress. $75.95. SS2019.

Desigual CARSON cotton dress. $89.95. SS2019.

Desigual CARSON dress. $89.95.

Desigual CARSON dress. $89.95.

Desigual BOCACCIO reversible hoodie jacket. $95.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual BOCACCIO reversible hoodie jacket. $95.95.

Desigual BOCACCIO reversible hoodie jacket. $95.95.

Desigual OREGON cotton T-shirt with reversible sequins on the heart, ruffles & a bow on the back. $55.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual OREGON T-shirt. $55.95.

Desigual OREGON T-shirt. $55.95. SS2019.

Desigual NASHVILLE cotton T-shirt. $35.95. SS2019.

Desigual NASHVILLE T-shirt. $35.95. SS2019.

Desigual NASHVILLE T-shirt. $35.95.

Desigual MANOLOS cotton T-shirt. $35.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual MANOLOS T-shirt. $35.95. SS2019.

Desigual MANOLOS T-shirt. $35.95. SS2019.

Desigual MORONI cotton dress. $69.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual MORONI dress. $69.95.

Desigual MORONI dress. $69.95.

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The entire Desigual Fall-Winter 2018 collection now is on sale at 30% to 50% off. Angel has the Barcelona brand for men, women & kids. We’re Vancouver’s first Desigual boutique.

Our store is open everyday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 604-681-0947.

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Today’s music video is Youngblood by 5 Seconds of Summer, filmed in Tokyo:

And here’s a love-and-peace anthem from 50 years ago, Let’s Get Together, performed by Joni Mitchell with Crosby, Stills & Nash; it was a 1967 hit by the Youngbloods:

Steven Stills auditioned for The Monkees, but wasn’t successful, Instead he went on to form Buffalo Springfield and Crosby Stills Nash & Young.

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New Desigual for Men: Spring 2019 collection

Desigual for men, Spring 2019 collection.

The Desigual Spring 2019 collection for men has arrived at Angel. Here are some of the new styles, with more coming soon (we’ll post them as they arrive).  All Desigual from the Winter 2018 collection is 30% to 50% off this week:

Desigual ATWOOD cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collection for men.

Desigual ATWOOD cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual ATWOOD shirt. $125.95.

Desigual ATWOOD shirt. $125.95.

Desigual VOKTOR cotton shirt. $149.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collection for men.

Desigual VOKTOR cotton shirt. $149.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collection for men.

Desigual VOKTOR shirt. $149.95.

Desigual VOKTOR shirt. $149.95.

Desigual AXEL cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual AXEL cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual AXEL cotton shirt. $125.95.

Desigual AXEL cotton shirt. $125.95.

Desigual ASHER cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual ASHER cotton shirt. $125.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual ASHER shirt. $125.95.

Desigual ASHER shirt. $125.95.

Desigual BOLIMANIA EHUD cotton shirt. $105.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual BOLIMANIA EHUD shirt. $105.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual BOLIMANIA EHUD. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual BOLIMANIA EHUD. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual EDMUND cotton T-shirt. $99.95.

Desigual BOLIMANIA EHUD, black version. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual EDMUND T-shirt. $99.95.

Desigual EDMUND T-shirt. $99.95.

Desigual LOLO cotton T-shirt. $75.95. Angel also will be getting the green cotton pants called

Desigual ECKARD faded cotton T-shirt. $75.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual ECKARD faded blue cotton T-shirt. $75.95.

Desigual ALOJ cotton T-shirt. $99.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collection for men.

Desigual ALOJ T-shirt. $99.95.

Desigual ALOJ T-shirt. $99.95.

Desigual DAMEN cotton sweater. $149.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual DAMEN cotton sweater. $149.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual AURELIO hoodie jacket. $205.95.

Desigual AURELIO hoodie jacket. $205.95.

Desigual AURELIO hoodie. $205.95.

Desigual AURELIO hoodie. $205.95.

Desigual NOE cotton hoodie sweatshirt. $188.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual NOE hoodie sweatshirt. $188.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual BARTOLOMEO hoodie jacket. $205.95.

Desigual BARTOLOMEO hoodie jacket. $205.95.

Desigual BARTOLOMEO hoodie jacket. $205.95.

Desigual JOEL willow green cotton pants. $189.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual JOEL cotton pants. $189.95.

Desigual JOEL pants. $189.95.

Desigual JOEL pants. $189.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual ALBERT cotton T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual ALBERT T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual ALBERT T-shirt. $105.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual DARRAGH tropical print open neck cotton shirt. $125.95.

Desigual DARRAGH tropical print shirt. $125.95.

Desigual DARRAGH tropical print shirt. $125.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual EROS faded green cotton polo. $115.95. SS2019.

Desigual EROS faded green polo. $115.95.

Desigual EROS faded green polo. $115.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TRAZE tropical print cotton polo. $125.95. SS2019.

Desigual TRAZE polo. $125.95.

Desigual TRAZE polo. $125.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual MARZO denim jacket. $255.95.

Desigual MARZO jacket. $255.95.

Desigual MARZO jacket. $255.95.

Desigual KLES cotton tropical shirt. $135.95. SS2019.

Desigual KLES cotton tropical shirt. $135.95.S[rong-Summer 2019.

Desigual KLES shirt. $135.95. 

Desigual KLES. $135.95.

Desigual LOLO cotton T-shirt. The sewn-on letters say “Be WILD”. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual LOLO T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual LOLO T-shirt. $105.95.

Sorry, no English subtitles yet for this video featuring Brays Efe, a Spanish actor known for his role in the Netflix comedy series Paquita Salas, and Inés de León, a Spanish director, scriptwriter, actress and publicist. They are in a car on their way to the Desigual Spring 2019 fashion show in Madrid. They are discussing what is authentic today: Is there too much posing? Have Instagram filters clouded our view? Inés de León (@inesdeleon) and Brays Efe (@braysefe) tell it like it is. They are both wearing Desigual Spring 2019.

The new Desigual men’s ATWOOD shirt (left) is now in stock at Angel.

The first of the Desigual Spring 2019 collection has arrived at Angel – now on sale 10% off.

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The entire Desigual Fall-Winter 2018 collection now is on sale at 30% to 50% off. Angel has the Barcelona brand for men, women & kids. We’re Vancouver’s first Desigual boutique.

Our store is open everyday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 604-681-0947.

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Beyoncé posted this photo on Instagram this week. She’s standing in front of a painting by my good friend Gary Lang, a California painter. Gary and I attended art school together in the 1960s at Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, which became CalArts. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Today’s music video is Beyoncé and Jay Z, shot in the Louvre:

Elton John, now 71, will be playing three concerts in Vancouver in September in what is being billed as his Final Tour (Bill Wyman calls it the “final Farewell-Good-bye-I’m-Retiring-I-Really-Mean-It Tour.” Here was John’s first hit from 1970:

John is married to Canadian David Furnish – they met in London in 2005 when Furnish was working at an ad agency. They entered into a civil partnership in 2005 and in 2014, when England legalized same-sex marriage, they officially wed and now have two sons. In 2005, one of John’s early mentors and former roommates, legendary British blues rocker Long John Baldry died in Vancouver, where he had lived for 25 years. Elton, who was Reginald Dwight when he  played keyboards with Baldry’s band Bluesology in the 1960s, credited Baldry for convincing John (they were both gay), at the last minute, not to marry a woman in the 1970s. John wrote this song about how Baldry saved him that night:

This movie did a beautiful integration of an Elton John song:

  Almost Famous was written by Cameron Crowe. It’s an autobiographical account of his early years, being a 15-year-old music critic writing for Rolling Stone magazine and touring in 1973 with bands such as the Allman Brothers – called Stillwater in the movie. The movie clip ends with his college-professor mother Elaine, played by Frances McDormand, telling her class: “Rock stars have kidnapped my son.” Crowe’s mentor in the movie is music critic Lester Bangs, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman. They have a phone conversation about how uncool they are – “not like good-looking people,” Bangs explains.

 

 

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Desigual for Women: Spring-Summer 2019 collection

Colour? The first of the Desigual Spring 2019 collection has arrived at Angel – now on sale 10% off.

The owner of Desigual, Thomas Meyer, created the design for these earrings – anatomically correct male and female robots – when he painted T-shirts on the island of Ibiza in 1984. You’ll see the robots this season on other styles from the Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

The first of the Desigual Spring 2019 collection has arrived at Angel: Bags, tops, T-shirts, jeans, dresses and some cool jackets for women, with more coming later in the season.

We also have new Desigual for men on sale @ 10% off, plus Desigual for kids, which is 20% off. We’re also having a Winter Clearance Sale on all Desigual – 30% to 60% off.

Here are the styles that have arrived so far from the new Spring 2019 line, which is full of colour and style:

Desigual GINEBRA yellow cotton safari jacket. Four front pockets and the embroidery on the back says “Girl Empowerment.” $269.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual GINEBRA jacket. $269.95.

Desigual GINEBRA jacket. $269.95.

Desigual WALING FUCHSIA PRINT dress. $189.95. SS2019.

Desigual NAGAR viscose shirt. $169.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual NAGAR viscose shirt. $169.95. SS2019.

Desigual NAGAR shirt. $169.95.

Desigual NAGAR shirt. $169.95.

Desigual KAROLEY T-shirt. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual KAROLEY T-shirt. $149.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual KAROLEY T-shirt. $149.95.

Desigual KAROLEY T-shirt. $149.95.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Newly Arrived: Desigual backpacks from the Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual POPPY FLOWER NOVARO bag. $125.95. SS2019.

New Arrival: Desigual POPPY FLOWER NOVARO bag. $125.95. SS2019.

Desigual POPPY FLOWER NOVARO bag. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

New Arrivals: Desigual “Nanaimo” backpacks in four colours. Angel has the two on the right – yellow and marine green. We can order the two on the left. SS2019.

Angel can order in this colour of the “Nanaimo” backpack. SS2019

 

New Arrival: This Desigual SS2019 bag looks like it was painted by Van Gogh. It’s called

Desigual HERCULES CAPRI MAXI bag. $169.95. SS2019.

 

Desigual HERCULES CAPRI MAXI reversible bag (it’s a tan colour inside). Added bonus: There is a second smaller bag inside (shown here).  $169.95. SS2019.

New Arrival: Desigual FERRARA black denim jacket. It has 100 hand-sewn mother-of-pearl buttons. Plus lots of studs. One of the star pieces of Spring 2019. $309.95.

New Arrival: Desigual FERRARA jacket. $309.95. Spring-Summer 2019. The model is wearing Desigual OLIMPA black denim jeans, $169.95, which Angel has in stock.

New Arrival: Desigual FERRARA cotton jacket. $309.95. SS2019.

New Arrival: Desigual FERRARA jacket. $309.95.

New Arrival: Desigual FERRARA jacket. $309.95.

Desigual GINEBRA BARBARA jacket. $269.95. SS2019.

Desigual GINEBRA BARBARA jacket. $269.95.

Desigual GINEBRA BARBARA jacket. $269.95.

Desigual FRANCIA pleated skirt. $169.95. SS2019

Desigual FRANCIA skirt. $169.95. SS2019.

Desigual FRANCIA skirt. $169.95. SS2019.

Desigual LISA RED FOULARD dress. $169.95. Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

Desigual LISA dress. $169.95.

Desigual LISA dress. $169.95.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual JACKIE FLORIDA bag. $149.95. Shown with the second bag that fits inside. Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

 

Desigual KARIN jacket. $309.95. SS2019.

Desigual KARIN jacket. $309.95. SS2019.

Desigual KARIN jacket. $309.95.

Desigual KARIN jacket with zip front. $309.95.

Desigual KODA dress. $189.95. 100% viscose. SS2019.

Desigual KODA dress. $189.95.

Desigual KODA dress. $189.95.

Desigual MALCOM oversized bold yellow T-shirt. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual MALCOM T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual MALCOM T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual NAYELI jacket. $205.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual NAYELI jacket. $205.95. SS2019.

Desigual NAYELI jacket. $205.95.

Desigual NAYELI jacket. $205.95.

Desigual BLAKE sweater. Slightly sheer with a Navajo print. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual BLAKE sweater. $149.95.

Desigual BLAKE sweater. $149.95.

Desigual NEEDERMAN sweater. Cotton-viscose. $125.95. SS2019.

Desigual NEEDERMAN sweater. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual NEEDERMAN sweater.  $125.95.

Desigual NEEDERMAN sweater. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019

Desigual ASTRID straight cut dress. $205.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual ASTRID dress. $205.95.

Desigual ASTRID dress. $205.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual KARUKA dress. $169.95. Made in Spain.

Desigual KARUKA dress. $169.95.

Desigual KARUKA dress. $169.95.

Desigual GARDEN dress. $169.95.

Desigual GARDEN dress. $169.95.

Desigual GARDEN dress. $169.95.

Desigual KIRA cotton dress. $169.95.

Desigual KIRA dress. $169,95.

Desigual KIRA dress. $169,95.

Desigual PORTIA dress. $169.95.

Desigual PORTIA dress. $169.95.

Desigual PORTIA dress. $169.95.

Desigual MALPASO black lace dress with mandalas. $205.95.

Desigual MALPASO dress. $205.95.

Desigual MALPASO dress. $205.95.

Desigual TIGER scarf. $59.95.

Desigual TIGER scarf. $59.95.

Desigual TIGER scarf. $59.95.

Desigual LUJAN scarf. $75.95.

Desigual LUJAN scarf. $75.95.

Desigual LUJAN scarf. $75.95.

Desigual ZIGGY scarf. $65.95. SS2019.

Desigual ZIGGY scarf, full pattern. $65.95. SS2019.

Angel has dozens of new Desigual bags. On sale 20%.

Add some colour to your life with Desigual. Spring 2019.

Angel has new Desigual bags. Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

Angel has new Desigual bags from the Spring-Summer 2019 collection. We also have the Desigual “Ferrara| jacket shown here. It has embroidered flowers, studs and more than 100 hand-sewn mother-of-pearl buttons.

Desigual ARENTO MEXICAN MOTIFS jacket. $255.95.

Desigual ARENTO jacket. $255.95.

Desigual ARENTO jacket. $255.95.

Desigual CARRIE denim jacket. $205.95.

Desigual CARRIE jacket. $205.95.

Desigual CARRIE jacket. $205.95.

Desigual MEXICAN CLASSIC faded denim jacket. $205.95.

Desigual MEXICAN CLASSIC jacket. $205.95.

Desigual MEXICAN CLASSIC jacket. $205.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual HELGA cotton sweater. $188.95. We expect this to arrive in early March. Spring-Summer 2019 collection. Made in Spain.

Desigual HELGA cotton sweater. $188.95. SS2019.

Desigual HELGA cotton sweater. $188.95. SS2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual MEXICANA Radiance RADIANCE t-shirt. $75.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual MEXICANA RADIANCE t-shirt. $75.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual MEXICANA RADIANCE t-shirt. $75.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual NANUK T-shirt. $125.95. Short-sleeved double-layer scoop-neck T-shirt with ethnic-inspired print floral print in browns and ochres.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual NANUK T-shirt. $125.95.

Desigual NANUK T-shirt. $125.95.

Desigual NANUK T-shirt. $125.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

New Arrival: Desigual Mickey Mouse Marguerite jacket. $235.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual Marguerite jacket. $235.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual Marguerite jacket. $235.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LAURA sweater with crochet details. $169.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LAURA sweater. $169.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LAURA sweater. $169.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TULA cotton hoodie jacket. $267.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TULA cotton jacket. $267.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TULA cotton jacket. $267.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LENA cotton jacket, removable hood. $306.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LENA cotton jacket, removable hood. $306.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LENA cotton jacket, removable hood. $306.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual NEON glitter robots T-shirt. $105.95. Made in Portugal.

Desigual NEON T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual NEON T-shirt. $105.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual OLIVIA sleeveless tube dress with a mix of fabrics, including  jacquard in Chinese vase hues. $165.95. Made in Morocco.

Desigual OLIVIA dress. $165.95.

Desigual OLIVIA dress. $165.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual DARIA short-sleeved, v-neck midi dress with floral pattern. $169.95. SS2019. Made in Morocco.

Desigual DARIA dress. $169.95.

Desigual DARIA dress. $169.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual NIELS dress with wide knotted straps. $165.95. SS2019. Made in Morocco.

Desigual NIELS dress. $165.95.

Desigual NIELS dress. $165.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual PATRICE red pinafore dress. $169.95. 50% linen, 49% viscose.

Desigual PATRICE dress. $169.95.

Desigual PATRICE dress. $169.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual CRAFT T-shirt. $85.95. Made in Portugal. SS2019.

Desigual CRAFT T-shirt. $85.95.

Desigual CRAFT T-shirt. $85.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LEONOR T-shirt. $85.95. SS2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LEONOR T-shirt. $85.95. SS2019.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual NOA mermaids heart T-shirt. $75.95.

Desigual NOA T-shirt. $75.95.

Desigual NOA T-shirt. $75.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TWINS T-shirt. $85.95. SS2019. Made in Portugal.

Desigual TWINS T-shirt. $85.95.

Desigual TWINS T-shirt. $85.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual LUCILLE dress. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual LUCILLE dress. $149.95.

Desigual LUCILLE dress. $149.95.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual MIRANDA red sleeveless v-neck dress. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual MIRANDA dress. $149.95.

Desigual MIRANDA dress. $149.95.

Desigual LANDSCAPE NIMBUS CAPRI reversible bag. $169.95. It comes with a shoulder strap and a second bag inside. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual LANDSCAPE NIMBUS Capri reversible bag. $169.95.

Desigual LANDSCAPE NIMBUS CAPRI reversible bag. Turn it inside out and it’s  now a brown bag. $169.95.  Spring-Summer 2019 collection.

NEW ARRIVAL: Desigual TORINO CELLA shopper bag. $149.95. Spring 2019.

Desigual TORINO CELLA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual TORINO CELLA bag. $149.95. SS2019.

Desigual TORINO MOLINA messenger bag, with two inside pockets. $105.95.

Desigual TORINO MOLINA messenger bag. $105.95.

Desigual TORINO MOLINA messenger bag. $105.95.

Desigual TORINO MARIA wallet. $105.95. Spring-Summer 2019.

Desigual LAURA T-shirt. $105.95. SS2019.

Desigual LAURA T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual LAURA T-shirt. $105.95.

Desigual TOKIO jacket. $169.95. SS2019.

Desigual TOKIO jacket. $169.95. SS2019.

Desigual TOKIO jacket. $169.95.

Desigual TOKIO jacket. $169.95.

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The entire Desigual Fall-Winter 2018 collection now is on sale at 30% to 50% off. Angel has the Barcelona brand for men, women & kids. We’re Vancouver’s first Desigual boutique.

Our store is open everyday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 604-681-0947.

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Angel is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. carrall&powell.1886We’re  on the corner of Powell & Carrall Street in Maple Tree Square, where Vancouver began. The historic photo (left) shows what the location of my store looked like in 1886 (click on photo to enlarge).

Angel specializes in custom handpainted clothing. Order now for Spring.

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Today’s music is Aloe Blacc singing I Need A Dollar. He might be best known for his vocals on the late Avicci’s massive hit Wake Me Up. A’s breakout electro-house single came in 2009 with Ryu.

Like horns? This is a Seattle band, the True Loves (you’ll recognize the drummer and guitarist from another Seattle band, D-Lo 3, aka the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio).

And lastly, here’s a video by Canadian band Walk Off The Earth, who lost a band member this week: Mike Taylor, known as the mysterious Beard Man, died in his sleep last month, of natural causes He was also father of two teenagers, a hockey coach and business owner. He was only 51. This is the band’s tribute to him:

This is how the band became famous, but tried a reprise without Beard Man, replaced by the incredibly talented Scott Helman; Sarah Blackwood (the blonde) was 8 months pregnant & went into labour during the filming of this video:

The band had this instrument built for this video, Girls Like You. Beard Man shines briefly, but is a magnetic presence:

Dua Lipa is 23 and inspiring other young women with New Rules:

This is a Vancouver alt-country trio,  Be Good Tanyas, singing a Townes Van Zandt song recorded in 2011, Waiting Around To Die. I used to work with one of these young ladies’ mother, who was a popular newspaper columnist at The Vancouver Sun:

 

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Up to 50% off all Desigual at Angel

All Desigual is up to 50% off during Angel’s 40th Anniversary sale, including 30% off all Desigual for men, with some winter coats marked down half price. Desigual for women and kids is 30% off with select styles reduced by 50%.

Angel is open 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on week days, until 7 p.m. Friday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Angel has the Barcelona brand for men, women & kids. We’re Vancouver’s first Desigual boutique.

Didn’t get the gift you wanted for Christmas?   Treat yourself and save up to 50% on Desigual during Angel’s 40th Anniversary sale.

Our Big Sale on all Desigual continues in the New Year

This customer is wearing her Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket, which has a collar that zips off and has a mandala embossed on the back. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket.Was $205.95, now 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket, showing mandala embossed on the back. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather jacket. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual MERLIN faux leather moto jacket, with zip-off collar and mandala embossed on the back. Was $205.95, now on sale 30% off ($144).

Desigual TOTTORI denim bomber jacket. Was $255.95, now 40% off ($153).

Back of Desigual TOTTORI denim bomber jacket. Was $255.95, now 40% off ($153).

Desigual MILITAR denim jacket. Was $309.95, now 40% off ($186). FW2018.

Desigual MILITAR denim jacket. Was $309.95, now 40% off ($186).

Desigual MILITAR denim jacket. Was $309.95, now 40% off ($186).

Desigual FLORECILLAS black denim jacket. Was $295.95, now $177.50 (-40%).

Desigual FLORECILLAS denim jacket. Was $295.95, now $177.50 (-40%).

Desigual FLORECILLAS denim jacket. Was $295.95. now $177.50 (-40%).

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Angel is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. carrall&powell.1886We’re  on the corner of Powell & Carrall Street in Maple Tree Square, where Vancouver began. The historic photo (left) shows what the location of my store looked like in 1886 (click on photo to enlarge).

Angel specializes in custom handpainted clothing. Order now for Spring.

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Since this is Boxing Day, here’s Simon & Garfunkel singing a live version of The Boxer:

I met David Lindley when he was playing the Town Pump in Gastown some years ago. He sang Ain’t No Way Baby and I thought he had created a whole new genre, but I wasn’t sure what it was. I did know what it wasn’t:

He used to play slide guitar and sing falsetto with Jackson Browne:

I asked the gurl what she wanted to be / She said baby can’t you see / I wanna be famous, as far as the screen / But you can do something in between (chorus) Baby you can drive my car / If I’m gonna be a star….

Sigala: Gimme Your Love:

 

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30% to 50% off Desigual for kids, Winter 2018 collection

Desigual for kids, Winter 2018 collection, on sale 30% to 50% off at Angel

Angel is having a 30% to 50% off sale on all Desigual for kids, including the latest styles from the Winter 2018 collection. Here’s what’s in stock:

Desigual kids POMO hat. $35.95. FW2018.

Desigual kids POMO hat. FW2018. $35.95.

Desigual kids POMO hat. $35.95.

Desigual kids ZENON coat. $179.95. Now 50% off ($89.98)

Desigual kids ZENON coat. $179.95. Now 50% off.

Desigual kids ZENON coat. $179.95 – 50% = $89.98.

Desigual kids RUPIT jacket with zip-off sleeves. $179.95. FW2018.

Desigual kids RUPIT jacket. $179.95.

Desigual kids RUPIT jacket. $179.95.

Desigual PARRAGA pullover. $115.95.

Desigual PARRAGA pullover. $115.95. F