Monthly Archives: November 2012

Early Gastown history: 1907 film of streetcar route through Vancouver, Canada (with four historical videos)

This great six-minute film shows the early days of Vancouver and Gastown — it is the earliest film footage of the city, whose population was only 27,000 in 1901. It was shot by Seattle filmmaker William Harbeck, who was hired … Continue reading

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Fleece-lined leggings to keep you warm through winter

We’ve just got a new shipment of Celeste Stein leggings. They are fleece-lined for warmth and are super comfy. And they’re made in the USA. This would make a perfect gift for the woman in your life. We have dozens … Continue reading

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Desigual T-shirt a nod to B.C. author Wade Davis and his latest book, Into the Silence

This Desigual T-shirt pays tribute to George Mallory and his doomed Everest expeditions. Printed over the image of the mountain are the words: “Great Mountains/ Epic brave men/ But/ Soy lo que soy Go lo que me de la Gana.” … Continue reading

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Desigual partners with Cirque du Soleil for new collection, discovers soul mate (with videos)

Last year, Barcelona-based fashion house Desigual and Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil collaborated on a new collection that includes dresses, skirts, men’s T-shirts, women’s tops, coats, knitted hats, scarves, jewellry ans children’s wear — we carry some of the fall/winter 2012 … Continue reading

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Christian Lacroix and Desigual – a heavenly marriage from same tribe

Some of the best Desigual designs this season were done in collaboration with French fashion designer Christian Lacroix. They are a heavenly mix of fabric, colour, pattern and design. Desigual, the Barcelona-based fashion house, can’t use Lacroix’s name but refers … Continue reading

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ET Canada reporter wearing Desigual sweater while in Vancouver

Entertainment Tonight Canada reporter Erin Cebula appeared on TV last night wearing a multi-coloured knit sweater made by Desigual, which is available at Angel Vancouver. Cebula wore the sweater during a stand-up segment of the show with host Cheryl Hickey … Continue reading

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Welcome to Gastown, Lily Mae’s

A new restaurant, Lily Mae’s Comfort Cafe, opened last month just a few doors down the street (No. 12 Powell) from my store, Angel Vancouver, which is at No. 2 Powell. It’s owned by two partners, Armand Tencha and Jeff … Continue reading

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