In the entrance to Gathie Falk’s East Vancouver house, a stack of red ceramic apples from her acclaimed fruit series sits on a table. The piece is a marker of her success—it’s among her best-known and most beloved works—but it’s also a symbol of the bright outlook that has defined her life.
From jade rollers to cleansing brushes, today’s beauty industry is all about handheld tools. And leading the charge is the nanocurrent and microcurrent Ziip, an electrical facial device managed from a smartphone.
My personal relationship with beauty will always be complex and imperfect. I cannot ignore the commercial aspect of applying eyeshadow and buying that new blush. But with my makeup on, I feel like a person who is capable, whose highlighted and powdered face indicates that I actually like myself. At 42, this is a magical feeling.
Sold by Los Angeles- and Vancouver-based online boutique Twenty One Tonnes—a trove of quality handcrafted goods from artists located around the world—these pieces are a lovely complement to laid-back West Coast tastes.
Exceptionally mixing history and culture, Panama City offers a little bit of everything. Here, there is no such thing as a wrong itinerary; each corner reveals new surprises and delights just waiting to be found.