Raining. Without an Umbrella.

The day seemed nice enough. Sun peeking through the clouds. Birds singing on my terrace. I looked for comfort as I dressed for the day. But the sky had other plans and so now I am inside, waiting out the rain.This Celine sweater is as soft as my kitten and the same smoky colour as her fur. Cashmere is my fall go-to and the extra long sleeves and effortless way it hangs on my body makes i[...]

Colton’s Couture: 7th Annual Diner En Blanc

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The 7th annual Le Diner en Blanc took over the manicured lawns of the world-renowned VanDusen Gardens on Thursday, August 23rd.The Le Diner en Blanc event that saw 4,500+ like-minded persons joining together to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this unique international event which began as a friendly picnic in Paris, France. Originator François Pasquier, his wife, and the French Diner e[...]

Exploration. Where is My World?

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To feel excitement in the morning is awesome! My new Fendi kicks were in their box waiting for me to take them for a spin. Together we were about to venture out on an urban exploration.There are days when I want to drive very fast and fly over the highways, into the forest, and hit the hot springs. On others, sailing in the harbour is such a rush with the wind in my hair and the spray [...]

Colton’s Couture Relaunches in Richmond at Oakridge Centre

Gucci, Off-White, Dior, Christian Louboutin, Balenciaga, Acne Studios, Miu Miu, Saint Laurent, Oakridge Centre, Coltons Couture, Suburban Luxury, Luxury Designer, Helen Siwak, Richmond, BC, Vancouver, Vancity, YVR,
VANCOUVER, BC, AUGUST 10, 2018: Curated luxury lifestyle boutique Colton’s Couture is relaunching its original Oakridge Centre location after the completion of a two (2) month and $250,000 renovation.Colton’s International, an online luxury fashion wholesale provider, ventured into brick & mortar retail in 2016 with the launch Colton’s Couture as a ‘pop-up shop’ in a vacant 9[...]

Shoe Seduction. Is it Real?

I don't know if it is real. The seduction. What compels my overwhelming fascination with footwear? I just know how it feels in my stomach when I lay the boxes out and gently remove their lids.A single-shouldered Self Portrait ruffled dress in the most divine lace, called to me today. Wear me it said. Ignore the heat and the blazing sunshine. It is cool inside so why not?And so began t[...]

Anticipation. How Long is Long Enough?

Coltons Couture, Luxury Designer Fashion, Luxury Lifestyle, Fashion Blog, Ciao Aixa, Fashion Blogger, Richmond, Vancouver, BC, Vancity, YVR, prada, louboutin, balenciaga, kenzo, frame jeans, thom browne, aviators, front sunglasses, richmond
He said ‘Let’s go away for the weekend. Not just anywhere but to somewhere. Let me surprise you.'Somewhere without the luxuries of home. Somewhere without Instagram. Wait! Is there somewhere without Instagram…really. I know what he means as I pulled-out my Prada Messenger Backpack. I can fit just enough in here to get me through a couple of days. Will we take the helicopter to the Islan[...]

Shade. Enjoy it, Don’t Throw it

Coltons Couture, Luxury Designer Fashion, Luxury Lifestyle, Fashion Blog, Aixa Fashion Blogger, Richmond, Vancouver, BC, Vancity, YVR, gucci, front, self portrait, apm monaco, lagence, alberta ferretti
In the city when you want to be alone with your thoughts finding a quiet place is hard.Shoes on. Shoes off. I believe these embroidered Alberta Ferretti’s are technically ‘slippers’ but I would have to look into that. It was the detailing of the gold threads that caught my eye and the shape that reminded me of an elegance of a time past.It is called ‘millennial pink’ and I wonder[...]

Summer. I am Walking on Sunshine

Coltons Couture, Luxury Designer Fashion, Luxury Lifestyle, Fashion Blog, Aixa Fashion Blogger, Richmond, Vancouver, BC, Vancity, YVR, eugenia kim, apm monaco, front, chloe, alexis, dior
It begins as one of those days when, before you wake up, you can smell the sunshine. This is how Summer feels. This is how Summer inspires.Embracing the day means different things to each of us. For me, today feels ready for an iced Americano on the terrace, my wide-brimmed Eugenia Kim hat to block the sun, and the perfect little white dress. A bright outfit that works with the simplest of acc[...]

The Creation of Our Curated Luxury Concept

Coltons Couture, Richmond Centre, Luxury Lifestyle, Luxury Shopping, Designer Fashion, Vancouver, BC, YVR, Vancity, prada, gucci, balenciaga, offwhite, dior, canada goose
In 2012, an online entrepreneur launched a venture in luxury shopping from his 15th-floor penthouse near  CF Richmond Centre in suburban Vancouver. ‘Colton’s Personal Couture’ was a private shopping club with a $25,000 membership fee and interior design inspired by the elegance of  Dior. Having made his fortune by strategically creating, building, and selling online[...]