For ReFashion 2012 we were grateful for the support of these wonderful friends and sponsors:
Camino is a Canadian brand of Fairtrade and Organic certified food products, owned by the Ottawa-based La Siembra Co-operative. La Siembra prides itself on building direct relationships with its 18 producer co-ops, supporting more than 35,000 family farmers in 10 countries across Central and South America, and Southeast Asia. Every purchase of a Camino food product contributes to building vibrant sustainable communities both abroad and in Canada. Camino products are available for purchase through our webstore, in health food stores and some major grocery retailers. For more information, please visit www.tasteofcamino.com or find us on Facebook (Camino Amigos) or Twitter (@caminolala).
Established in 2004, Relish is a pub that doesn’t take itself too seriously, but is serious about great food. Relish is a pub that represents the city and region it calls home and is a piece of your neighborhood. Relish’s goal is simple: to give Vancouver a place to relax, have a great time and enjoy great food. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and open til 2am during the week & 3am on weekends for drinks and dancing. Visit www.relishthepub.com for more information or follow on twitter @relishthepub
North America’s largest lashes-only lounge where lashes aren’t just an added service, it’s our ONLY service. Get glamour in an hour for one flat price, you won’t believe your eyes! Carrying the LARGEST selection (over 100 different varieties), Noir creates lashes that surely dreams are made of. Locations in South Granville, Yaletown, Morgan Crossing, Calgary and Bellevue- book today to wake up pretty. Visit www.noirlashlounge.com
DAVIDsTEA started in Montreal and opened its first store on Queen Street in Toronto, Canada. Before long, first time customers became regulars and our neighbours became our friends. And the same thing has happened at every new store since. Today you can find DAVIDsTEA locations in neighborhoods and communities across Canada and the United States. Plus, we have grown our online business to make sure you can always get your fix, even if you can’t make it to a store.We have traveled the world sourcing premium loose leaf teas, creating exclusive blends, and offering crazy stuff like matcha lattes and tea martini kits…not to mention ramping up our offering of organics, recyclable packaging, composting and other sustainable practices. Visit www.davidstea.com, check them out on Facebook and Twitter
Love Sugar Cakes designs and creates custom cakes and confections for every occasion. Each one-of-a-kind product is tailored for your unique event from the inside out. Devoted to rich flavours and fresh quality ingredients your cake will taste as good as it looks. Specializing in large events, corporate cakes, weddings and most especially, GlamCakes! – Over-the-top, ultra-fem, designer-fashion cakes for stylish women of any age. Love Sugar Cakes also offers cookies, CakeSmash Packages, food styling services and pens a bi-monthly baking/cooking column for children at KidzWorld.com. Headed up by Rosanna Crame, Love Sugar proudly sends exceptional cakes out of their small Gastown workshop that dazzle and delight. For more information and to view the cake gallery please visit LoveSugarCakes.com. And to keep up with Rosanna for what’s going on in the kitchen follow @LoveSugarCakes on Twitter and find on Facebook. EAT CAKE!
The Peak is an ADULT ALTERNATIVE music intensive radio station that has a huge emphasis on new and emerging artists with a secondary focus on alternative music from the 80′s & 90′s. It’s the only place you’ll hear the hottest rock, acoustic, folk, and much more, all on one station – setting a new standard for great music in Vancouver. Listen to the Peak live at www.thepeak.fm and let them know how awesome you think they are on Facebook (www.facebook.com/thepeak/) and Twitter (@thepeak)
Based in Miami, Florida, SmartKlean Corp. helps consumers green the laundry process and save money while protecting family health and the environment. In 2009, it launched the non-detergent Laundry Ball, which uses thermodynamics and bioelectricity to clean laundry physically, rather than chemically. It’s sold in more than 40 countries around the world. Information is available online at www.smartklean.com, www.facebook.com/LivingSmartKlean and www.twitter.com/SmartKlean.
Rowe Event & Show Services has been providing top notch rental equipment and services throughout the lower mainland since 1995. We offer set up and tear down service, as well as assistance with floor plans and complementary site visits. A strong commitment to customer service and exceptional attention to detail is what makes Rowe Events the best choice for all your special event equipment needs. Our mission is to ensure your next event is a total success! Visit www.roweevents.com for more information, and be sure to “like” them on Facebook!
Stimuli Magazine is an online lifestyle magazine for women. We chat about fashion, beauty, great gift ideas, home decor, food, travel and more. Visit www.stimulimag.ca and check out our closets full of information, follow on twitter @stimulimag, and visit us on Facebook.
Yelp is a website where consumers read and write reviews about local businesses. It’s all about connecting the Vancouver community with amazing, locally-owned restaurants, clubs, bars, shopping, and service providers. To find out what everyone is yelping about, visit www.yelp.ca/vancouver
Hot off the press! The perfect slogan for Jukeboxprint.com: Canada’s fastest growing print shop and one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Producing premium printed products, Jukeboxprint.com is known as the leader in business card prints. Started in Vancouver less than 6 year ago, Jukeboxprint.com has since established itself throughout Canada with offices in London, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. Jukeboxprint.com ships worldwide and has been sparking international attention in the US and UK recently with new exciting products and services including, 100% Recycled Brown Kraft Cards and a free Business Card Creator. Follow them on Twitter, or like them on Facebook, to receive updates on the newest products, contests and sales. Visit them at www.jukeboxprint.com for more info.
Your raw talent and creative vision are what make you unique. Turn your passion into your livelihood at a school that helps you realize your full potential. The aveda institute offers training for the next generation of the hair styles, colourists, salon owners, estheticians,makeup artists and beauty professionals.
Aveda institute Vancouver is proud to be part of Refashion Vancouver. Come visit us an see what we’re all about! More info: avedainstitute.ca/vancouver/, or follow along on twitter and facebook.
Doré Productions delivers engaging and compelling material through visual products that illustrate something fresh, strong and effective. Jer and Steph are the heads of Doré and have been working together as a team for the past five years. Both hold a healthy balance betwen the business side and the creative side of the visual arts. Side by side, they deliver visuals with thrust, with value and with meaning. They’re a lighthearted pair who stive to make strong connections through the creative process. Visit www.doreproductions.com, follow on Twitter and Facebook.
Shane Pinkney has more than 12 years experience working as a professional photographer. Passionate about producing the highest quality images for clients on each and every project. Photographic expertise, innate lighting ability and a sense of design, coupled with extensive technical imaging skills provide clients with tools necessary to complete projects either in studio or on location. Visit www.studio62.co
Studio Impossible specializes in award-winning wedding, event, and portrait photography in the Vancouver area and beyond. Offering a unique fusion of gorgeous posed photography with real emotions and candid moments, we bring a relaxed and fun attitude to all our shoots so you can enjoy your photographic experience. Check us out at www.studioimpossible.com.
Divina Communications is an all-in-one solution for emerging businesses looking to improve their public relations, social media and marketing strategies. We specialize in developing the most cost-effective, bang-for-your-buck media rollout. We deliberately choose to work with only a handful of clients so that we can provide a truly complete, attention-to-detail service. We have a small team that focuses on distilling the major communications goals of your business so that you only spend money on what your business needs the most. For more information, please visit www.divinacommunications.com