The bisected tiles mirror the pre-existing pattern and texture of Gastown, helping make the store—the brand’s first stand-alone in Western Canada—feel like it has already been part of the neighbourhood for a number of years.
A woman’s hair is commonly referred to as her “crowning glory”, and indeed, there is an innate femininity associated with long tresses. But growing your hair—should you choose to embark on such a Rapunzel-worthy quest—is no easy feat.
With the opening of its flagship salon and academy in Vancouver at Black2Blond Salon and Spa in Kitsilano, La Biosthétique brings a holistic approach to personal grooming and hair care that is sure to help Canadians look past quick-fix solutions.
A retail takeover is not part of Ila Meens’s business plan. Don’t misunderstand: when it comes to Barber & Fritz, the Victoria-based coiffeuse’s extraordinarily beautiful collection for hair, Meens has the product, design savvy, and marketing prowess to take it to the top. She’s simply uninterested in doing so.