THE MOST POPULAR APPLIANCE TRENDS

Looking to add some flair to your kitchen? You can’t go wrong with artful appliances. Designers are combining smooth functionality with sculptural elements and big bursts of colour to bring personality to the most popular room in the home. Bring on the style! Read more…

B.C. BEERS GET A BIG FLAVOUR INFUSION

British Columbia’s craft brewers are increasingly looking to the food world for inspiration for their original creations. From spruce tips and oysters to doughnuts and bacon, adventurous imbibers will find a lot more flavour in their pints.  Read more…

JESSE ROPER’S BREAKOUT YEAR

Whether you credit the inspiration of a broken heart or the life-long support of family, it’s easy to see Jesse Roper is poised for breakout success. Coming off a summer-festival tour de force, and with a new album due out in the new year, he’s shifting in high gear.  Read more…

INDULGE IN WHIMSICAL WINTER FASHION

Look beyond that little black dress. The best holiday dresses are made of lace and shine and everything fine. Indulge in the whimsical with dreamy layers of tulle, creamy winter whites, glittering accessories, and unexpected swathes of colour.  Read more…

5 FOOD-INFUSED BEERS TO TEMPT YOUR TASTEBUDS

The line between beer and food has been crossed with flavourful flair. Joe Wiebe, author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, shares five suggestions for B.C. beers with YAM’s “Divine Drinks” columnist Adem Tepedelen.  Read more…

5 WAYS TO ‘PUT A BIRD ON IT’

If you’ve ever watched Portlandia, you’d be forgiven for thinking “putting a bird on it” is just a funny catch phrase; but embracing our feathered friends is a stylish way to indulge in a flight of fancy. From flirty spring dresses to classic décor, these avian-adorned pieces bring a design-forward feel.  Read more…

7 SECRETS OF LOCAL STYLE SETTERS

Tired of looking in your closet and finding nothing to wear? Luckily Victoria has its own style gurus who are happy to share their wisdom and the secrets to personal style. Use their savvy tips to create a flattering look that’s all your own.  Read more…

FITNESS THAT FITS YOUR PERSONALITY

The latest research shows the better your chosen activity fits with your personality and the rest of your life, the more likely you are to sustain it. Enjoyment is also an important consideration. So how do you find the best approach to fitness for your unique personality? YAM checks out a few approaches. Read more…

DISCOVER SERENITY IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD

More and more, architects, designers and homeowners are creating landscapes that work with nature rather than against it. These “nature” gardens are wild, fascinating places with billowing shrubs and feathery grasses, rain gardens and green walls and plenty of birds singing in trees. YAM explores how to create your own backyard piece of paradise. Read more…

CHOOSING THE BEST COUNTERS FOR YOUR KITCHEN

From the classic look of creamy marble to the sleek desirability of stainless steel, countertops are style statements, but they also need to suit your lifestyle. YAM talks to the experts about how to make the most stylish, functional choice for your kitchen. Read more…

1 116 117 118 119 120 121