Triple Flip will celebrate the opening of its newest location, in Park Royal's north mall, with special in-store events this Saturday, July 23, 9: 30 a.m.6 p.m. This is the first store in British Columbia for Triple Flip, an Alberta-based activewear retailer for preteen girls. The company has been giving away Flip Surprise Cards with a value of $10, $20, $50 or $100 off the purchase. Free Triple Flip tote with every purchase during opening week. Visit Triple Flip on Facebook for details about other contests and promotions.
Verve Hair Lounge and Art Gallery is raising funds for Plan Canada's global initiative Because I Am A Girl through the sale of fine-art photography by Bunny Tonner, on display now at the salon, 227 Lonsdale Ave. in North Vancouver. For more information visit www. plancanada.ca/becauseiamagirl.
Fashion Hope and Luvngrace Productions has joined forces with the Salvation Army for the July 23 Mazzucco Photo/Art Exhibit and silent auction, which is working towards building awareness of human sexual trafficking and the fight against it. Silent auction items include: fashions donated by Leone, Danier, Malene Grotrian, Lav & Kush, Jacqueline Conoir and Bun. The event is at Sugar Studios, 1635 Powell St., Vancouver. Tickets, $100, are tax deductible and include admission to the exhibit, with champagne and appetizers, available at www. luvngraceaffair.com or by calling 604.374.5610.
Champagne Saturday is the last Saturday of the month at Wear Else's three store locations, including the boutique in Park Royal's south mall. The women's clothing retailer will be serving up champagne cocktails all day and offering surprise instore promotions for this one day only. Gift with purchase while quantities last. Featured designer for July 30 is Trina Turk. Details at www.wearelse. com.
Make way for summer fashions by clearing out unwanted clothing and accessories and donating them to the Canadian Diabetes Association's Clothesline program. Making a contribution is as simple as calling 1-800-505-5525 and arranging for a free pickup. The program currently picks up donations daily from homes in the North Shore area. Proceeds raised through the program help provide funding for research for the disease. For details, visit www. diabetes.ca.
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