University of Victoria students celebrate campus kick off.

From practical to pumped up – UVic student society covers all the bases

Working hard for student rights, organizing for more affordable post secondary education

  • Aug 27, 2015
University of Victoria students celebrate campus kick off.
Her style: Brixton Messenger Fedora, $80  Selected Femme Sfmado Pullover sweater, $135 Just Female Cairo Tank Dress, $105  Eleven Thirty Anni Bag $230. His look: Portuguese Flannel Short Sleeve Carapau Shirt, $150  Tellason Denim Elgin Jean $235 Ben Sherman Textured Shawl Zip $218  Filson Zippered Tote, $210 stilllifeboutique.com

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

A feeling for fall

  • Aug 27, 2015
Her style: Brixton Messenger Fedora, $80  Selected Femme Sfmado Pullover sweater, $135 Just Female Cairo Tank Dress, $105  Eleven Thirty Anni Bag $230. His look: Portuguese Flannel Short Sleeve Carapau Shirt, $150  Tellason Denim Elgin Jean $235 Ben Sherman Textured Shawl Zip $218  Filson Zippered Tote, $210 stilllifeboutique.com

Rock on with local open mic nights

There’s an open mic every night of the week that can put you on the stage

Dining table and chairs by designer Michael Weiss.

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

Splurge or save

  • Jul 30, 2015
Dining table and chairs by designer Michael Weiss.
His style: Iron and Resin Rambler Jacket $199 Nickel Classic Work Wear Shirt $120 Vintage Swallow Washed Chino Pants $100 Her look: Amble Short Sleeve Tunic Dress $140  Hunter Button Up Shirt $100  Ora Stevie Bag $199  Jess Freeman Necklace $40 shop.sitka.ca

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

These are a few of my favourite things

  • Jul 30, 2015
His style: Iron and Resin Rambler Jacket $199 Nickel Classic Work Wear Shirt $120 Vintage Swallow Washed Chino Pants $100 Her look: Amble Short Sleeve Tunic Dress $140  Hunter Button Up Shirt $100  Ora Stevie Bag $199  Jess Freeman Necklace $40 shop.sitka.ca
Paradise Boutique  paradiseboutique.ca Gina Top: $69  Grace Bottom: $69 Duster Cardigan: $112 Feather Necklace: $42 Adina Mills Rings:  $80-$140  Krista Horan/therapyspastudio.com styling

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

Get in the swim of things

  • Jun 25, 2015
Paradise Boutique  paradiseboutique.ca Gina Top: $69  Grace Bottom: $69 Duster Cardigan: $112 Feather Necklace: $42 Adina Mills Rings:  $80-$140  Krista Horan/therapyspastudio.com styling
These iron-look pulls from Richelieu Hardware will make a statement in any kitchen.

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

How to add the WOW factor to your kitchen reno

  • Jun 25, 2015
These iron-look pulls from Richelieu Hardware will make a statement in any kitchen.
Monday editor Laura Lavin watches as Brian Dunic lifts a trap filled with Dungeness crabs out of the water.

West Coast Wild: Cast a Net

A day of crab fishing includes a walk on Sidney Spit and watching nesting cormorants

  • Jun 25, 2015
Monday editor Laura Lavin watches as Brian Dunic lifts a trap filled with Dungeness crabs out of the water.
Dress: Stella York $1400  Blush Bridal Boutique  blushvictoria.com Flowers: Rook & Rose Floral Design Boutique  rookandrose.com Hair Design: Amanda Adamec Studio 2 Hair Design  250-686-6693 Makeup: Hollie Brown  Prive Beauty Lounge  privebeautylounge.ca

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

A Summer Wedding

  • Jun 1, 2015
Dress: Stella York $1400  Blush Bridal Boutique  blushvictoria.com Flowers: Rook & Rose Floral Design Boutique  rookandrose.com Hair Design: Amanda Adamec Studio 2 Hair Design  250-686-6693 Makeup: Hollie Brown  Prive Beauty Lounge  privebeautylounge.ca
A selection of seaside themed items is available at Lilaberry’s in Sidney.

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

Strolling in Sidney

  • Apr 30, 2015
A selection of seaside themed items is available at Lilaberry’s in Sidney.
His Look: Citizen Clothing  Baracuta G9 jacket in Blackwatch: $395 Denham Simpler Shirt: $235 34 Heritage Jean: $165 Her Style: Amelia Lee Boutique  Sequinned Kimono: French Connection $198 Shirt: French Connection $52 Jeans: French Connection $138 Scarf: Front Row Society $65

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

Mix prints like a pro

  • Apr 30, 2015
His Look: Citizen Clothing  Baracuta G9 jacket in Blackwatch: $395 Denham Simpler Shirt: $235 34 Heritage Jean: $165 Her Style: Amelia Lee Boutique  Sequinned Kimono: French Connection $198 Shirt: French Connection $52 Jeans: French Connection $138 Scarf: Front Row Society $65
The Kalia Cite kitchen faucet

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

Tap into a beautiful kitchen

  • Mar 26, 2015
The Kalia Cite kitchen faucet
Spring looks from Lark and Sparrow and Is This Menswear?.

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

Spring is transition time

  • Mar 26, 2015
Spring looks from Lark and Sparrow and Is This Menswear?.
Fuel your body for optimum health.

Forget the fads – learn to eat healthier

We asked Michelle Bourgeous, a Certified Sport Nutrition Advisor, for a few tips that may help you step up your game.

  • Feb 25, 2015
Fuel your body for optimum health.
Use caution when beginning any fitness regime.

Aerobic aware: have fun, get fit

The health benefits of aerobics classes include weight loss or management, conditioning the heart and lungs

  • Feb 25, 2015
Use caution when beginning any fitness regime.
Perverco simply chic dining room in yellow birch, color cappuccino, available at The Finishing Store.

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

Underneath it all

  • Feb 24, 2015
Perverco simply chic dining room in yellow birch, color cappuccino, available at The Finishing Store.
Her LOOK: Hudson’s Bay  Top - 424 Fifth $79 Jeans - Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply $79.50 Necklace - Expression $30 His STYLE: Hudson’s Bay  Jacket - Levi’s $99.50  Shirt - English Laundry $98 Jeans - Levi’s 511 $89.50  Tie - Calvin Klein $65

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

Feeling blue

  • Feb 24, 2015
Her LOOK: Hudson’s Bay  Top - 424 Fifth $79 Jeans - Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply $79.50 Necklace - Expression $30 His STYLE: Hudson’s Bay  Jacket - Levi’s $99.50  Shirt - English Laundry $98 Jeans - Levi’s 511 $89.50  Tie - Calvin Klein $65
Knickers Lingerie Boutique  Robe: $110 - Heirloom  Romper: $154 - Fortnight  Underwear: $59 - Huit Paris  Bra: $92 -  Huit Paris  Perfume: $38 - Royal Apothic: Venetian Grove

WEST COAST STYLE – Laura Mitbrodt

It's the look we love

  • Jan 22, 2015
Knickers Lingerie Boutique  Robe: $110 - Heirloom  Romper: $154 - Fortnight  Underwear: $59 - Huit Paris  Bra: $92 -  Huit Paris  Perfume: $38 - Royal Apothic: Venetian Grove
Brow and lash extensions bring focus to your eyes.

BEAUTIFUL YOU: All eyes are on you

The popularity of lash extensions has grown over the last three years

  • Jan 22, 2015
Brow and lash extensions bring focus to your eyes.
Eliza Faulkner’s motorcycle jacket is softly constructed.

BEAUTIFUL YOU: Spring style: what you need now

Chambray denim and soft styles make their mark in spring

  • Jan 22, 2015
Eliza Faulkner’s motorcycle jacket is softly constructed.