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11 Oct

Victoria’s Secret Angels Bregje Heinen, Jasmine Tookes and Romee Strijd Attend Lili Claspe’s Wedding

Dressing for a wedding as a guest can be tricky territory, with a whole set of rules to navigate, sometimes unspoken. But, as Victoria's Secret Angels Bregje Heinen, Jasmine Tookes and Romee Strijd demonstrated over the weekend, you can never go wrong with simplicity. The trio supported their mutual friend Los Angeles jewelry designer Lili Claspe as she got married at Malibu's Rocky Oaks Vineyard. With a background consisting of the mountains and Pacific ocean, perched on the top of a hill, the Victoria's Secret Angels all opted for outfits that complemented the setting. Jasmine Tookes, who modeled Victoria's Secret's $3 million fantasy bra last year, opted for a low-key look with a floral flowing, halter maxi dress that popped against the backdrop of...
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7 Apr

Why Victoria, British Columbia, Should Be Your Next Weekend Getaway

From Seattle’s ’90s grunge scene to the coffeehouses and food trucks that made Portland one of the most influential food cities in the country, the Pacific Northwest has for decades been America’s capital region of cool. Just north of the border, Vancouver, with its drizzly weather and craft breweries, is a Canadian cousin to those hipster havens. But Victoria, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, has traditionally been left out of all that cool talk. Maybe it’s that the mountains and water that lie between Victoria and the mainland push all the clouds and rain and existential moodiness back toward the east (with an average of 2,183 hours of sunshine a year, Victoria is one of Canada’s...
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11 Jun

V&A Preview – Shoes: Pleasure & Pain

WHAT crossed your mind before you put on your shoes this morning? Was it whether they would be comfortable and practical; induce a sense of power and prowess? Give you added height or simply that they went better with your outfit over another pair? Shoes: they have transformative qualities, we know that, and are endlessly mystified by it. Five years in the making, the Victoria & Albert Museum's latest exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure & Pain, seeks to dissect that even further, bringing together a shoe shrine of examples (more than 250 pairs) of both historic and contemporary styles from across the world to explore our obsession.   written by Jessica Bumpus Source -
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