Pre-Winter Must-Haves

Keeping warm, yet cool, with the best of November's finds

Keeping warm, yet cool, with the best of November’s finds

The new Where’s Karl? book ($20.99) is the fashion world’s version of Where’s Waldo?, starring Karl Lagerfeld jetting to 15 different cities ranging from the Met Gala in New York to Chanel’s Grand Palais show in Paris. Indigo, 2505 Granville St., 604-731-7822.

The refined luxury of St. John gets decidedly modern with this winter-ready cream multi-knit coat with belt ($2,520). 900 W. Georgia St., 604-669-2360.

West Elm has recently formed partnerships with Vancouver designers like District Dogs Designs, Harlow Skin Co., and Forest & Waves(Forest & Waves tea towel, $22,

The Sofia Petites Le Marc collection by Marc Jacobs ($54) features five lipstick shades—from Burgundy to Muted Warm Pink—that last 10 hours, all in a patent leather pouch. Sephora, 1045 Robson St., 604-681-9704.

Brunello Cucinelli, that Italian maestro coveted the world over for handmade sartorial perfection, opens up shop in October. Cue the luxury goods like these new Velcro runners ($1,325). Yes, we said Velcro. 765 Thurlow St.

Japanese fashion house Tomorrowland lands in Nordstrom this month with its signature mix of innovative fabric, shape, and colour, like this Tricot shirt in denim, red, and blue knit detail ($475). Merchandise may vary. 799 Robson St., 604-699-2100.