Shopping Diary: June 2008

Dress You Up

Shelly Klassen’s feminine frocks, from her Blushing Designs label, are perfect for the marathon wedding season just around the corner. Visit Klassen’s sweet boutique (which just celebrated a first anniversary) at 579 Richards Street. 604-709-3485.

In the Rough

These round, brilliant-cut diamond earrings are part of a travelling collection on display at Tiffany & Co. from May 27 to June 13. 723 Burrard St., 604-630-1300.

Batteries not Included

Ermenegildo Zegna has combined high-fashion and high-tech with a new lightweight Solar Jacket which recharges your mobile phone and iPod using a solar panel inset into the collar. Pacific Centre, 700 W. Georgia St., 604-681-7988.

Wild & Wooly

Christina Platt makes her Bamboletta dolls (each takes about 18 hours) out of natural, organic wools and fabrics at her workshop in Cobble Hill. They’re like a modern take on a Cabbage Patch Kid, only cuter, with cooler names and clothes. $28-$160

Coco Loco

Need a shot of instant summer? Bumble and Bumble’s Creme de Coco hair mask leaves your hair soft, silky, and smelling like a tropical dream. for retail locations.

Forever Young

The new Dermalogica Age Smart skin care line is chock full of antioxidants designed to address all the nasty things that lead to premature aging (wrinkles, dehydration, loss of elasticity). for retail locations