Merry Christmas from Angel

vintage-christmas-angelMerry Christmas to everyone, especially all of our fabulous customers. Angel is having a post-christmas sale — up to 50% off select Desigual — that will continue all this week.

Angel is a Desigual Wow Shop —  the first Desigual boutique in Vancouver. We have Desigual clothing for men, women & kids. We also have Desigual shoes, boots and summer sandals, plus Desigual umbrellas, belts, men’s socks, underwear and Desigual jewellery.

Angel has the largest selection of the newest Desigual on the west coast of Canada. We ship worldwide, with free shipping in Canada for purchases of $200 or more, and we offer personal shopping by appointment. Call (604) 681-0947.

Our store is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. carrall&powell.1886We are 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. Our kids shirts are by Justine Brown, who lives in London England.

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Today’s music is the same as last Christmas: River by Canadian icon Joni Mitchell:

While not a Christmas song, River evokes the spirit of the season. Joni, who had a brain aneurysm last year, has recovered enough to attend a recent Chick Corea concert, which is good news. Here’s one more song by Joni, Carey, written while she lived in a cave in Matala, a tiny fishing village on the island of Crete in Greece (click here for photos of the caves then). She had just broken up with her boyfriend, Graham Nash, and lived in a cave for two months in 1970 with a young American man named Cary Raditz, now 70:

The two songs are from Blue:

 

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Angel is Vancouver's first Desigual boutique. We've been in business since 1978.
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