December Events Calendar

I know it's only November right now, but it's also that time of year when social calendars fill up quickly. In between the gift-buying and the merry-making, make a little time for these fun and fashionable events. Mark these events on your calendars, readers!

CRAVE Vancouver and Operation Style Present the "Stylista Contest"

Sometimes it takes a fresh pair of eyes to see all the possibilities in our own closets. From now until Monday November 30th, 2009 submit a photo of yourself in your go-to outfit to CRAVE Vancouver. One winner will be selected and announced at the "What's Hot for the Holidays Party" at Boudoir on December 2nd, 2009, at 8pm. The prize includes a one-on-one closet detox session with the consultants behind Operation Style and a one-hour personal styling session; both sessions are worth $700.00 in total.

To enter:
  1. Snap a picture of your favorite go-to outfit, answer the questions below, and email everything to Once it has been approved and has been uploaded under "Photos" on the Facebook event page, you can begin the remainder of the process.

    • Describe your outfit
    • Describe your current style
    • What would you like to revamp about your style?
    • Who is your style icon?

  2. Have your friends vote for your picture by clicking "Like" on your photo.
The top three finalists will be determined by votes and one winner will be announced at the event. All three finalists must be at the event. Contest closes Monday November 30th, 2009, at 11:59pm.

Gastown Christmas Shop Hop

This is your chance to score some deals at participating retailers such as John Fluevog, Obakki, and Block. Also keep an eye out for the Lynn Steven pop-up shop (330 West Cordova): a sneak peek at the goodies that will be available when the brick-and-mortar boutique opens and 20% off everything.

When: Thursday December 3rd, 5-9pm
Where: Gastown

Two of Hearts "Holiday Gifts Under $40" Party

Join Two of Hearts Boutique (3728 Main St.) on Saturday December 5th from 6pm-9pm for a relaxing evening of fun, food, and holiday cheer while you check out great gift ideas under $40. To RSVP, email

Got Craft?

Got Craft? bills itself as the largest indie craft fair in Vancouver. Featuring over 50 local vendors, Got Craft? boasts locally made and designed clothing, jewelry, art, ceramics, and home decor. The first thirty people through the door will receive a free re-useable swag bag. For the craft-inclined folks, the organizers are also giving away a personal screen printing machine valued at $400 courtesy of Yudu and a DIY button kit including a machine and 250 parts courtesy of Six Cent Press.

When: Sunday December 6th, 11am-5pm
Where: Royal Canadian Legion 2205 Commercial Drive (@ E 6th Ave)


  1. Fun stuff...I wish I was in Vancouver!!

  2. awesome! i'm so stoked to see the Lynn Steven pop up shop

  3. i'll see you at the operation style event!! what other parties are you going to?

  4. Me too, I wish I lived in Vancouver. Looks like a fun place for girlie girls.

  5. Fabulous post, darling!

    Enjoy your weekend :)


  6. I'm planning on hitting up Got Craft if you wanna coordinate... :D I'll text/call the day before and see what you're up to.


  7. ^ Same! Vancouver sounds fab!

    Lovely post!

  8. Love that December is always so packed full of fun events. Can't wait to go to some of these.


  9. Oh this is so unfair! Why am I not in Vancouver?! :)

  10. Niki B, I am too!

    Erin, I'm going to try and check out most of these...let's see how I do.

    Megs, I'd love to go to Got Craft with you! Let's arrange the details offline. :-)

  11. great events! I really want to go to the gas town shop but like you said, with the holiday social calendar filling up, it's hard to make time for stuff. There also seems to be so many craft fairs lately - there's also Shiny Fuzzy Muddy at Heritage hall in dec too!

    Re - riding; you should give it a try if you ever get a chance - it's tons of fun and great exercise.


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