Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Look At Masquerade Through The Ages…

First originating during the 15th century Renaissance, Masquerade Balls were elaborate dances held for members of the upper classes. These costumed public events were particularly popular in Venice and have been associated with the tradition of the Venetian Carnival. Masquerade … Continue reading

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The Masquerade – Boo La La Style

Masquerade parties are happening this year but word on the street is that 2011 will be the year that shines with mystery, intrigue and of course…masks! Masquerade balls will be back in a huge way and we can’t wait! 2011 … Continue reading

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Are you a ‘mo-bro’?

Movember is here! Are you a Mo Bro? The annual November month long moustache growing event, known as Movember, is on the rise in Vancouver! The Movember Foundation and their campaigns raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate … Continue reading

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A Martini, a Makeover, and a Happy Halloween!

While most were running around getting last minute costumes and accessories, a lucky few were sipping martinis in a secret back room at Boo La La (previously Carol’s Costume Corner in North Van). What normally housed vintage costumes, extravagant false … Continue reading

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