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Here’s a Vancouver family that loves Desigual!

This Vancouver family loves Desigual — they came in Monday to do some back-to-school shopping, taking advantage of Angel’s 20% off sale on Desigual for kids (the sale continues this week). Both kids, Shaolin, 13, and Shaiyen, 4, got Desigual … Continue reading

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Timothy Spall is an Angel customer

A few years ago, British actor Timothy Spall walked into my store with his wife. I immediately recognized him, despite his wearing a cowboy hat at the time. I had admired his acting in director Mike Leigh’s Secrets & Lies … Continue reading

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Introducing Sleevey Wonders, now at Angel Vancouver

We have a new product line that will help you extend the wear of sleeveless and strapless dresses and tops: Sleevey Wonders. They are a reversible slip that adds sleeves. It can also be turned around to cover cleavage if … Continue reading

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Rock icon Fender Stratocaster turns 60

Hard to believe, but the Fender Stratocaster, which changed pop music, now is 60. The solid-body electric guitar was built in 1954 by Leo Fender, George Fullerton and Freddie Tavares at their small California shop. Buddy Holly was an early fan … Continue reading

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Canadian freestyle skier JP Auclair dies in avalanche

Last year, we posted a fabulous video that captured some urban freestyle street skiing made by legendary skier Jean-Phillipe Auclair and Dave Mossop of Whistler’s Sherpas Cinema. Sadly, JP Auclair died this week in an avalanche in the mountains of … Continue reading

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Purple Jam from Italy for Fall-Winter 2014 now at Angel

We have new arrivals at Angel of the Purple Jam line from the Fall-Winter collection. Purple Jam is designed in Italy. Some cool dresses, tops and sweaters, all with an attractive price point — between $45 and $100. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Angel … Continue reading

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The New Nomads collection for Fall-Winter 2014 from Smash!

Angel has the New Nomads collection for Fall-Winter 2014/15 from the Barcelona brand Smash! Inspired by colours, prints and cultures from around the world, the pieces are from three lines this season: Ethnic Travellers, Soul Citizens and Midnight Walkers. The … Continue reading

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Canadian model with vitiligo featured in Desigual’s Fall-Winter 2014 collection

Desigual has chosen a teenage model from Canada with a rare skin condition to show off some of its Fall-Winter collection for 2014. Chantelle Brown-Young of Toronto was diagnosed with vitiligo before she started school. She grew up bullied by … Continue reading

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New summer styles from Paramita at Angel Vancouver

We have new summer styles from Paramita, a division of the Barcelona brand Smash!, at Angel Vancouver: T-shirts, light jackets, dresses, skirts and tunic tops with a touch of bohemian chic in natural fibres (Paramita means “perfection” or “completeness” in … Continue reading

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Why did I wake up with this song in my head?

Why did I wake up this morning with this song in my head: You Could Have Been A Lady? It’s a 1971 hit by a Canadian band, April Wine. It’s not something I would normally listen to. Yet it was … Continue reading

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