Customer mooved by Angel handpainted shirt


The Moogician, Todd Charles, wearing his new Angel hand-painted shirt that features all things dairy — a cow, milk and cheese — in Miami.

Angel specializes in custom hand-painted shirts, including this one for Todd Charles, who calls himself the Moogician. His act arose from his living on a dairy farm in upstate New York. He now mixes dairy products — he juggles cheese, milk and cowmedy — in his show, along with some down-home banjo pickin’.

This is the third shirt I’ve painted for the Moogician, who lives in Florida.

Here was Todd’s thank-you note after receiving his second “moo” shirt:

Hiya Jackie,
Tanya gave me my birthday gift last night, and…WwwwwwoW!
This is the BEST ONE EVER, officially it’s my new favorite shirt!!!
You’ve done an awesome job (again), and wanted to Thank You.
This is the previous shirt I painted for Todd:MooShirt
Another customer sent a recent email, saying he had worn the custom hand-painted Zoolander shirt and headband (I painted for him) to a costume party — he won first prize! And yet another customer sent this photo of a young boy, Simon, wearing the T-shirt I painted for him for Christmas. He wanted a Kermode bear — a rare white Black Bear, called “spirit bears” here in British Columbia.Simon.Tshirt

desigual-one-million-fansLast fall, Desigual did a makeover of Angel, which now is a Desigual Wow Shop —  the first Desigual boutique in Vancouver.

Angel is having its Desigual winter clearance sale, offering up to 40% off.

For those heading somewhere warm this winter, we still have some Desigual summer dresses, men’s short-sleeved shirts and shorts, as well as Desigual sandals & flip-flops.

Angel also is having a 30% off sale on the other Spanish brands we have in stock at our store in Gastown: Smash!, Paramita & Compañía Fantástica.

We ship worldwide, including free shipping in Canada for purchases of $250.

Angel also offers personal shopping by appointment at our store. Call Angel at (604) 681-0947 or email me at

And finally, Angel specializes in custom hand-painted clothing, including a new batch of fabulous kids T-shirts painted by Justine Brown, who used to paint for Angel when the store was on Robson Street:

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carrall&powell.1886 Angel Vancouver is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. We are on the corner of Powell & Carrall Street in Maple Tree Square, where Vancouver began.  The photo above shows what the location of my store looked like in 1886.

David Bowie died last weekend at age 69, two days after the release of his final recording, Blackstar, and farewell video, Lazarus (his videos were viewed online 51 million times in one day this week, a new record). Much has been written and said about his burst of creativity and talent in his final days, and I think I’ve watched every Bowie video put on social media this week. But here are my three favourite Bowie videos.

The first is Bowie singing with British band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury. The video actually combines footage from two shows — Queen performing at London’s Wembley Stadium in 1986, and Bowie and Annie Lennox singing Under Pressure at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in 1992. The song was first recorded by Queen and Bowie in 1981, arising out of a studio jam session in Montreux, Switzerland:The second is Bowie and Lou Reed playing together for Bowie’s 50th birthday. I like it because Bowie looks happy, relaxed, and truly at ease with   life, and because of the look on Lou’s face:The third isn’t really a Bowie video, but a tribute to Bowie’s Space Oddity by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, recorded at the International Space Station:Bowie called it  “possibly the most poignant version of the song ever created.” After YouTube shut down Hadfield’s space-station video over licensing issues, Bowie worked out a deal with his publisher to allow the video to stay online until November 2016. And one more from former Strawbs/Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, who played piano on (Is There) Life on Mars? in 1971; he played this tribute to Bowie on BBC this week:


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Angel is Vancouver's first Desigual boutique. We've been in business since 1978.
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2 Responses to Customer mooved by Angel handpainted shirt

  1. All of my favorite things in one post – Desigual, David and Freddie! Love!


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