We have a great selection of the Barcelona-based Desigual line for kids from the fall-winter 2013 collection at Angel Vancouver. The cute little girl in the photos, Shaiyen (pronounced Cheyenne), is happily showing off her new Desigual water repellent coat, Bon, and a Desigual top that is perfectly stylish for pre-schoolers.
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Angel Vancouver has the largest selection of Desigual clothing in Vancouver for men, women and kids.
We just received a new Desigual shipment, including a number of fall coats and sweaters for men and women. And we carry Desigual shoes and boots for women, including some new colourful rain boots.
And click here to have a look at some of the spring/summer 2013 collection we still have in stock at our store.
If you don’t see what you’re looking for, we might be able to order it in and ship it to you. We ship worldwide.
Angel also specializes in custom hand-painted shirts. I paint both the front and back of shirts. Call (604) 681-0947 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And if you’re headed on vacation somewhere warm this winter with your kids, here are some other Desigual items from spring-summer 2013collection that we still have in stock:
Angel Vancouver is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. Our store is on the corner of Powell & Carrall Street in Maple Tree Square, which is where Vancouver began. The photo above shows what my store looked like in 1886.
Desigual’s slogan is La Vida es Chula (Life is Cool)!
Today’s music video is from a more innocent age, 1960, when Annette Funicello sang Pineapple Princess. As kids in the 1950s, we watched Annette on the Disney TV show, the Mickey Mouse Club. She later went on to do a series of beach party movies with Frankie Avalon, a 1950s teen idol. (Below is a video of Frankie from the 1959 Saturday Night Beech-Nut show — Beech-Nut was a chewing gum; the show was hosted by Dick Clark, before American Bandstand.) Annette died earlier this year. She was 70.Here’s Frankie singing Venus again, with subtitles en español:The beach party movies were corny but turned teenagers on to the surf music of Dick Dale & the Del-Tones (see video below) and a “12-year-old genius” then known as Little Stevie Wonder, who performs his song Fingertips Part 1& 2 here in this rare footage from 1963 at the Apollo Theatre as part of the “MotorTown Revue,” later known as Motown:I first saw Little Stevie Wonder perform this song in Vancouver when he opened for The Rolling Stones at the newly opened Agrodome in 1965 (tickets were $2.75); Stevie only played a few dates on that Stones tour. The Stones’ big hit at the time was Satisfaction. Stevie was apparently so impressed by the song’s driving beat that he went into the recording studio and used it for his next big hit Uptight, which he performed with the Stones during their 1972 tour in an Uptight/Satisfaction medley:And here’s Dick Dale & the Del-Tones from 1963, performing the instrumental, Misirlou:
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