Local designers plan to strut past competition

Even with trendy stores–such as Forever 21, Urban Outfitters and Anthropology–opening up in the new Chinook Centre expansion, local designers say they can stay competitive. Brook Fung, designer of Peeko Apparel & Vintage, says she isn’t concerned about how these trendy stores will impact her business. “People tend to like …

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Dress for success

Looking for success? Dress the part. The Weal asked three experts to share their tips on what to wear (and what not to wear) to work. Business professional Business professional is always best. When in doubt, always overdress, said Scott Van Berkel, Manager of Customer Service for Shell Canada. “There …

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