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winter 2013 FEBUARY/MARCH 2013 . ISSUE 01

CONTENTS 8 TRENDING Why men suddenly got better looking

10 EAT Best Asian comfort food in the Lower Mainland

11 Legal Advice from Lars Kuchner

12 Grooming Winter remedies for male skin

14 FTINESS

destination

With CrossFit’s Tom Highmore

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30 SOCIAL TIME

The unbeaten path to Boracay

Party people

Dressing therapy from city’s fashion pros Designer Scott Walhovd

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actors in profile

Newcomer Joe Dall’Antonia

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Joshua McVeity

Dean Nelson

Lars F. Kushner

Arleo Dordar

Kathryn Sawers

A graduate of Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, McVeity shoots primarily on location utilizing natural light. His hands-off approach during a shoot gives his photographs an honest and spontaneous look. In his short career he has accrued an impressive list of clients including Pref Magazine, Mode Models International, Major Models NYC and Scene Models in Sydney.

Dean Nelson is a freelance writer/social media author on travel, LGBT rights, and general interest.  He is also the Executive Producer of GayWhistler’s WinterPRIDE and the Mr. Gay World Competition.  He is also known as an LGBT activist.

Lars F. Kushner is a lawyer working as a sole practitioner based in downtown Vancouver. Lars has a broad practice focusing on family law, civil litigation, and wills and estates. Lars grew up across Western Canada and obtained his law degree from the University of Western Ontario. Lars is a passionate fan of the Minnesota Vikings and enjoys playing soccer and tennis in his spare time.

Now working on a lead in a horror film as a doctor on the brink of a major scientific breakthrough, actor Arleo Dordar gives his thoughts on the film industry in Vancouver, and the life of an actor in the city.

Kathryn has been working as a skin expert in the spa industry since 2001. She currently manages and offers treatments at Spruce Body Lab, an independent spa in Yaletown.

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style & culture for west coast men

Legal Advice in Wills, Estates, Family Law and Civil Litigation

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PUBLISHER Reject Graphics EDITORIAL & CREATIVE DIRECTOR TJ Ngan tj@robsonmag.com CONTRIBUTING COPY EDITORS Michael Harris Sandra McMillan CONTRIBUTORS Lars Kushner Joshua McVeity Dean Nelson Arleo Dordar Kathyrn Sawers Joshua Langston Tony Correia Tom Highmore

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destination

BORACAY, PHILIPPINES

get to The new Thailand before the rest. by dean nelson DEAN NELSON PHOTOS

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he quest to find the best beach getaway gets harder and harder as yesteryear’s go-to shorelines are developed, losing the untouched ambiance that was their initial draw. So listen: tell only the worthy about the long, laidback stretches of palm-lined, white sand beaches at Boracay in The Philippines. The modest island, a short fifty minute flight from Manila, has the feel Thailand’s popular Raleigh Beach had twenty years ago. Beach culture forms the fabric of island life, with bars, cafes and massage shacks found all along the waterfront. Boracay’s pristine beaches amble for miles along the island’s leeward side. The windward side is popular for surfing, kite boarding and windsurfing, and is where the Aussies and Germans congregate. Walking is for chumps, by the way: tool around on motorized tricycles and motorbikes instead. Boracay’s clear blue seas make for great sailing. Take an excursion, and head out to Crocodile Island for snorkeling among technicolour fish and coral. Bonus: loads of wicked dive sites for all levels. Accommodation ranges from $5 to $500+ per night. Expect everything from a simple dorm room to presidential style villas. Travel Planning boracay.com.ph myboracayguide.com

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trending You started Spruce Body Lab in 2005. Since then, you’ve had a large percentage of men using the spa. Are you surprised by the outcome? Or, did you figure it was inevitable? No, not entirely. I knew that men would certainly utilize our massage therapy division and hair reduction service. I am pleasantly surprised by the number of men who come in regularly for skin care (facials, body scrubs, professional peels). To me it makes sense, and I suppose it was inevitable. Men desire a youthful healthy glow for both their professional and personal lives... putting their best face forward. Guys have rapidly changed their opinions on going to a spa. What changes have you noticed since you first opened Spruce? And, do geographic and demographic factors come into it? The biggest change I have noticed is more men coming to Spruce without their girlfriends. I suppose once they get a sense of a gender neutral spa, they begin to feel at ease and the emasculating spa stereotype melts away. Geography certainly factors in, as do demographics. Generally men living in Yaletown and downtown Vancouver have a deeper sense of self-aesthetic and style. It is important they look good and feel good. Spruce seems to attract men ages 20-65 who are mainly professionals. The workplace has become more competitive and it is more important than ever that mature men are managing stress and arriving to work looking healthy and well rested. Spruce definitely helps with this.

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What are the most popular treatments that guys are opting for?

Inevitable Ryan Seitz, owner of Spruce Body Lab, talks men in spas

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The most popular results-driven treatments for the body are massage therapy, of course, and hair reduction with either wax or IPL (intense pulsed light). For the face, botox and filler are king. A close second would be a facial, power-packed with active ingredients that leave you with a healthy glow and youthful appearance and refreshed and relaxed. What are the upcoming spa trends for men? Male botox and filler clients have risen dramatically over the past 18 months. Both give a dramatic, yet subtle result that lasts. They have a remarkable ability to refresh and restore. On the trending-now horizon, I see a move away from spa treatments that have a theme, or are enveloped in luxury and pampering. Results-driven treatments will continue to grow. Also, skin care products that blend natural ingredients with technology, and have a strong research and development division, will also increase in popularity with men.


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EAT ORIENT EXPRESS Cheap, fast, and delicious. Our ranking of the lower mainland’s best Asian comfort food 1. Lamb with Noodle in Soup (Chinese) Beijing Noodle House (190-6451 Buswell St, Richmond - Brighouse Station by Skytrain). If you are looking for authentic Chinese food, head to Richmond. We found this northern Chinese home-cooked noodle soup rank supreme. The rich lamb broth, seasoned with pepper and ginger, and topped with green onion and cilantro, made a rainy day bearable. $8.50

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3. Miso Ramen (Japanese) Ramen Santouka (1690 Robson St). The rich miso-based soup topped with sliced pork, bean sprouts, and seaweed is popular with international students and local West Enders. Huge lunch crowd. $9.95

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2. Special Pho (Vietnamese) Pho Goodness (1183 Davie St). Be adventurous: try Vietnam’s #1 export with your choice of meats, including rare sliced lean beef, tendon, tripe, or beef balls. Includes the usual garnishes such as cilantro, fresh basil leaves, bean sprouts, and a wedge of lime. $8.50

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4. Phnom Penh Hot & Sour Soup with Prawn (Cambodia) Phnom Penh (244 East Georgia - Chinatown). Comfort comes in the form of hot spices in southern Asia. So it’s no surprise that this prawn, lemongrass, hot chili, garlic, and seafood soup is on our list. Be prepared to wait for a table—your patience will be rewarded. Their wide-ranged menu is worth the wait. $12.25


legal

ASK A LAWYER PART 1

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My partner is planning on moving into the condo I own and I’m concerned about protecting my assets in the event we break up. My mortgage is paid off, I have a collection of valuable autographed footballs, and no debt. When do we become common-law, what does that mean, and how can I best protect my property? 

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The beginning of cohabitation is often one of the most exciting stages of a relationship. Two people are preparing to build a life together and the most appropriate visual is that iconic scene with the green hills from The Sound of Music. However, the end of cohabitation can turn ugly very quickly, especially when disputes about money and property get raised, and that peaceful scene more closely resembles a clip from Apocalypse Now.   When two partners decide to live together and there’s a significant economic disparity between them, it is not unusual for one partner to be concerned.  As of March 18, 2013, the new Family Law Act comes into force and it will bring sweeping changes to the rules governing separation and divorce between married and unmarried couples. The Family Law Act (FLA) replaces the ancient Family Relations Act, and for the sake of simplicity and answering your question, let’s consider unmarried couples exclusively. The FLA makes common-law spouses subject to the same rules respecting property division as married spouses. Common-law status is achieved, under this legislation, when you and your partner have been living in a marriage-like relationship for two years.   The FLA will create a category of excluded property to help protect the assets that people bring into relationships. Certain property that you bring into your relationship, including real estate and other assets like that Tom Brady autographed football, will be protected and not considered to be “family property”. However, your partner will still be entitled to any increase in value of the property from the date of cohabitation to the date of separation. What this means is that if your condo is valued at $400,000 at the date of cohabitation and $600,000 at the date of separation, your soon-to-be ex will be entitled to fifty percent of that gain. Some other examples of excluded property will include inheritance or settlement funds from insurance claims or lawsuits compensating you for injury or loss.  However, the FLA also brings an additional level of protection to those couples that want to try to ensure that they have extra security by greatly strengthening the enforceability of cohabitation agreements. A cohabitation agreement is similar to a pre-nuptial agreement, except it is made when people start living together without necessarily contemplating marriage. These agreements will usually withstand a court challenge unless one spouse failed to disclose significant property or debts, or other information relevant to the negotiation of the agreement, or if one spouse took advantage of the other spouse’s vulnerability, including ignorance, need or distress. Full and forthright disclosure is critical when a cohabitation agreement is being drafted.  The short answer to your question is that a properly drafted cohabitation agreement will provide you with the most protection possible and protect the assets that you bring into your relationship. A strong cohabitation agreement can potentially protect you from a difficult and costly legal battle and ensure that your Brady balls come with you into your next relationship, even if your current partner does not.  LARS KUSHNER Family Law and Civil Litigation lars.kushner@gmail.com

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GROOMING

COLD COMFORT Winter remedies for real men

Cold weather conditions paired with indoor heating produce dry chapped skin, leading to premature aging and conditions like eczema and psoriasis. The solution is to moisturize. If you are worrying about your macho image being tested, fear not, these skin care products are designed specifically to ensure a no frills effect. — Kathryn Sawers

You may need to amp up your moisturizer in the winter months as your skin will naturally produce less oil. Dermalogica’s Intensive Moisture Balance is rich in phytonutrients which soothe dry skin. Far from a thick or greasy texture, this moisturizer absorbs fully into the skin while providing ample nourishment and protection. $78 sprucebodylab.com

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For winter-activated eczema and psoriasis, use Sea Flora Wild Organic Sea Weed Skin Care’s Laminaria Body Lotion.  As an organicallycertified moisturizer chock-full of cold pressed sea weed, essential oils, and omega rich oils, this product beats any over-the-counter topical steroid for its instantly soothing and healing effects on inflamed skin. $46.80 sprucebodylab.com

L’Occitane - Verdon Energy Moisturizer is a rapidly absorded gel, which intensely moisturizes and soothes the skin after shaving. Contains purifying peppermint essential oil, sea-buckthorn moisturizing water, and protecting genepi extract. In response to the specific needs of men’s skin, it immediately delivers and retains water in the skin for an intense sensation of comfort and gives an instant boost, making the complexion much more luminous. $38 loccitane.ca

Clarins - Super Moisture Balm is an instantly absorbed, balm that soothes the feeling of hot skin. Calcium hyaluronate, of natural origin, boosts skin’s hydration mechanisms and reinforces its protective barrier role. In addition, sunflower auxins smooth and firm skin. Alpine sea holly extract with its soothing benefits is particularly adapted to men’s skin after shaving. Protects against pollution. $38 clarins.ca

Jack Black - Double-Duty Face Moisturizer boasts SPF 20, plus Blue Algae Extract & Sea Parsley. Ideal for daily use, this lightweight moisturizer is an advanced facial treatment product. The emollient formula visibly improves skin’s overall appearance and provides lasting hydration without oiliness or heaviness. Contains potent antioxidants and vitamins, and offers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection to help shield skin from premature aging due to sun exposure. $48 spaboutique.ca/jack-black


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Kip Smith Realtor & Relocation Specialist Whistler bound? Check out the west’s first Scandinave Spa—a $9-million, 3-acre nature-sensitive spa complex located just outside the village. A total energizing winter experience.  Finnish Hydrotherapy: An age-old tradition that has been savoured by European spa connoisseurs for centuries (but hardly known in North America), this involves a half-hour, three-step sequence of warming the body in a eucalyptus steam bath, dry sauna or outdoor bath, then plunging the heated body under cold waterfalls, showers or baths.  The final step is the relaxation period by a fireplace, solarium or hammock.  Then repeat - all afternoon.   Follow this with a Swedish, sports, or volcanic stone massage and you’ll be Finnished. scandinave.com

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fitness

On a Roll

CrossFit TRAINER Tom Highmore shows you how to get the most out of your slam ball CrossFit by definition is constantly varied and performed at high intensity. This style boosts your metabolism, cuts body fat, and builds a lean physique. It may also improve your biomarkers for health like blood pressure, blood sugar, insulin, and lipids.

Tom Highman is an instructor and trainer of CrossFit604.com

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Ball Slam Start with the ball on the ground, bend down to pick it up with your eyes looking straight forward and spine in a neutral position. Keeping your core tight, rapidly drive the ball up overhead and back into the ground, trying to catch it as it bounces so that you can go straight into your next rep. Form tip: make sure your back never rounds and your eyes are looking straight in front of you.


next issue Goblet Squat Holding the ball at the top of your chest, keep your elbows tucked in and proceed to lower yourself into a full squat. Come back up to a standing tall position. Form tip: make sure that your weight is on your heels and your knees are tracking out over your feet - not buckling in.

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Ball Push-up If you’re already confident with regular push-ups try a push-up on the ball; place both hands on the ball, keeping your elbow tucked in tight to your sides, lower yourself down so that your chest touches the ball, and drive yourself up out to a fully extended position. This requires a lot more strength and stability. Form tip: keep you elbows in tight to your sides and your body in a rigid plank position. Weighted Sit Up Place the ball on your chest and perform a sit up where your shoulders touch the ground and come back up to almost vertical. Beginner/Intermediate: Try 2-4 sets of each of these movements, performing 510 reps per exercise. Rest as required between movements but try to work through at a good pace—maintaining solid technique throughout. Ball Run If you are already confident that you can do a few laps of your block without passing out, try running with the ball; guaranteed to make a 400m run that much harder.

Advanced: If you’re confident in your current strength/conditioning levels and have done high intensity training before, try this little workout for size – set a 15minute clock and see how many rounds of the following sequence you can do before the buzzer, keeping your rest to a minimum: 10 Ball Pushups, 15 Ball Slams, 200m Ball Run.

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THE NEW ORDER

WHEN IT COMES TO THEIR WARDROBE, THESE FASHION INDUSTRY PROS DON’T PLAY BY THE RULES.

SCOTT WALHOVD Designer of two/one/two twoonetwo.net

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BLAZER CHOOSE COMFORTABLE FABRICS SUCH AS WOOL, TWEEDS, AND COTTON.

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WHITE OXFORD IT IS ESSENTIAL IN EVERY GUY’S CLOSET. A CRISP, WHITE, SLIMFITTING OXFORD.

EDGY CONSERVATIVE “CLASSIC LOOK WITH AN ADDED TWIST.” — VIRANLLY

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN ROLLERBOY

SHOES I DON’T EVEN HAVE TO SAY A WORD ABOUT THESE GUYS. LET THEM SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES.

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BLAZER DO NOT BE AFRAID TO ADD PRINTS TO YOUR BLAZER COLLECTION.

MARK MCNAIRY FOR GQXGAP

CARGO TROUSERS I USUALLY DON’T WEAR CARGO PANTS, BUT WHEN THEY’RE WOOL AND CAMOUFLAGE-PRINTED, I JUST HAVE TO. I HAVE A LITTLE OBSESSION WITH PATTERN MIXING, ESPECIALLY LEOPARD WITH CAMOUFLAGE.


OFF-BEAT REBEL “IT’S ALL ABOUT LAYERING CLASHING STYLES AND STANDING OUT FROM THE PACK.” — JOSHUA

TOPMAN

LEOPARD PRINT SHIRT ANIMAL PRINT IS MY EQUIVALENT TO THE PLAIN WHITE T-SHIRT.

DIY (DO IT YOURSELF. I MADE IT)

VEST

A DENIM VEST CAN BE WORN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS, AND IT’S PART OF THE CANADIAN TUXEDO. PRADA

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CUFF

I FEEL NAKED WITH NOTHING ON MY WRIST.

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JEANS THE KEY IS THE CUT, THE MILITARY TAILORING IS AMAZING AND I LOVE THE TOUCHES OF LEATHER.

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SHOES A BADASS PAIR OF BOOTS IS A WARDROBE STAPLE, THE BADDER THE BETTER.

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boys on film

Young actors in pursuit of a breakthrough talk about elusive roles, and the real Hollywood

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“I sent some iPhone headshots to as many agents as possible, hoping I would get some sort of reply. Within a day I had heard from two agencies who were interested but they both said the same thing – I needed experience. Looks alone might get you to casting but it won’t get you the job.”

JOSH DAVID KING Age Range: 18-25 Height: 6’ Agency: Dallas Talent

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“I believe my height works to my advantage. There are not a lot of actors my size.”

James jenkins Age Range: 28-36 Height: 6’6” Agency: Session MGMT

“I think period pieces and tough-looking characters suit me best. Shows like The Tudors, Game of Thrones, Sons of Anarchy, and True Blood.” That is precisely the thinking of his agent Roger Williams. “Masculinity is back in a big way. You see it in print, film, and commercials. There is work for a unique-looking actor besides the cookie-cutter 90210- type.”

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“I saw a Van Damme movie when I was very young and from then on, I wanted to be in a movie and be just like him. It sounds cliched, but that’s how I got hooked.”

Joe Dall’Antonia Age Range: 25-30 Height: 6’ Agency: KC Talent

Making it reality: I went to class at New Image College of Fine Arts and continued to get private coaching. Bread & butter job: Construction Dream role: I would be playing Wally West/ The Flash in a big budget movie # of auditions in 2012: Almost 50 Favorite actor: Ryan Gosling in Drive. Looking forward to seeing him in Gangster Squad.

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“One big challenge for actors here is that Vancouver’s film and television industry is frequently a service industry for American productions, and local actors are always being called on to play American characters!  We must have darn good American accents!!”

Nik Markovina

Age Range: 25-35 Height: 6’3 Agency: Kirk Talent Agency  Acting bug: I guess it started for me in high school doing plays and joining the improv teams and then I got hooked. Favorite actors: Montgomery Clift, Brando, Dean, Michael Pitt , Ben Foster, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Johnny Depp, Heath Ledger. I have too many. Favorite movie/tv/commercial: As of late, an indy film with Heath Ledger called Candy. He’s amazing in it and just kills it.

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“Vancouver is a city of many seasons and great locations, but that’s not the only reason American productions come to Vancouver. Do Canadians make amazing movies?  Absolutely.”

arleo dordar Age Range: 25-30 Height: 6’

On production in Vancouver Vancouver-based actors often provide better value for money. This is due to the fact that our contracts usually include a buyout fee rather than a residual structure that would continue to pay us in the years following a production’s release. Unfortunately, many of our most talented artists inevitably feel the need to move to Los Angeles to compete in a larger market.  On acting in Vancouver Although I’m interested in working internationally, Vancouver will always be my home.  This is great city not only to work in, but also to live in.  One of the greatest things about the industry here is that it is constantly expanding.  We now have two fantastic sitcoms here (Mr. Young and Package Deal), both of which are shot in front of a live studio audience.  This format has traditionally been the domain of American and British productions.  It’s great to see Canada expanding into this area as well as into more animation, commercials, web series and groundbreaking television like SyFy’s Sanctuary, which was shot almost entirely on green screen.

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BUYING

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TOP MURSE — Tony Correia

Roots More conservative men will like the elegant and masculine Roots Raiders Flat Bag, made in Canada with Italian leather. Inspired by cowboys and Mounties, this high-end bag has an urban sensibility with a rugged look—at a good price. roots.com

Pan Am Once the premier passenger carrier, the Pan Am brand lives on thanks to a website determined to preserve its name. These eye-catching bags are well constructed, featuring detailed lining and embossed handles. The perfect size for LPs, they’re popular with both jetsetters and DJs. panam.com

Adidas Adidas has issued a line of vintage bags inspired by the complimentary carryons airlines used to provide passengers when flying was a luxury and blankets were free. They look good slung over your shoulder as you stride into the classroom or the gym. Available in red, blue, or white and made of pleather, these bags are reasonably priced and as athletic as they are smart. adidas.ca

Carrera sunglasses $160 from Holt Renfrew.

Burberry Boston 52 Carryon $1295 available at Holt Renfrew. Vanwolff seahorse swim trunk $65 from vanwolff.com

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SOCIAL TIME Photographer Joshua McVeity covers the scene from Vancouver to Whistler. Here are the finest dressed from Fall events

Whistler Film Festival (clockwise) Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Bell (Screen Writer), Erin Cebula (Entertainment Tonight) with husband Shawn Lee.

Salvatore Ferragamo Re-Opening Party (clockwise) Sherani Volberg (Pearls Auto Spa Co-Owner) and Fred Lee (Vancouver’s Man About Town), Emrah Polatoglu (Regional Visual Manager for Ferragamo), Stephane Mouttet (Regional Clarins Products Launch at the Bay Vancouver Curt Van Forage Restaurant opening Director of Les Clefs d’Or), Roberto Garcia (Moet Hennessy Brand manager) Ardenne and Eric Antoniotti (Clarins’ Artistic Director) Chef Chris Whittaker and friend

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Cornicopia Bubbles & Ocean Party (left to right) Donal Black (Summit Fine Wines), Nicholas Opp (Wine Buyer), Tyler Mills (Four Seasons), and Adam Taubenfligel (Triarchy Jeans, Co-Owner)

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