Travelling in Style: 7 Trendy Picks for Your Next Vacation

Walking-tour-ready shoes, plane-ready jumpsuits and the newest travel tech for your next escape (or staycation).

Arc’teryx’s new Veilance Indisce Tech Wool blazer invites extreme exploring in a moisture-repellent, breathable shell crafted from responsibly sourced wool and polyester. $600,

Hit the pavement with Allbirds’ new Riser, a retro-inspired sneaker made with 100-percent-organic canvas, eucalyptus-tree fibre, ZQ-certified merino wool and a sole made with sugarcane. $180,

Have romper; will travel. Vancouver-based Duer’s new stretchy Live Free jumpsuit is made with plant-based material that inhibits bacterial growth, so it can be an excursion essential. $159,

These necklaces, charms and keychains double as literal lifesavers; when clicked, Telus SmartWear jewellery texts your GPS location to your contacts as well as to emergency services. Monitoring plans from $12/month; devices sold separately,

Pack light and liquidless with Beautycounter’s SPF30 water-resistant Countersun mineral sunscreen stick. $23,


Inspired by big-city energy, Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s unisex 724 eau de parfum travel set lands with a gold vaporizer to swap scents (bergamot from Italy; jasmine absolute from Egypt). $425,

In classic monogrammed cognac Vachetta leather, MCM’s new vintage-inspired heritage suitcase with 24K-gold-plated hardware recalls the golden
age of travel. From $4,825,

New Vancouver Store Opening

925 W Georgia St.

In the heart of bustling downtown, French fashion brand ba&sh opens its doors to offer up their particular mix of flirty Gallic je-ne-sais-quoi. Collections channel a worldly, resort-ready vibe, all with effortless feminine chic thrown in.


This story was originally published in the May/June 2023 print issue of Vancouver magazine—find the digital issue here.