Natural Skincare with Laura Whitaker
I’ve never been one to change my behaviour because of scare tactics or someone telling me it’s not good for me. I change my behaviour because I’m motivated by a better option. - Laura WhitakerRead more
Picot's Mother's Day Gift Guide
Find the perfect gift for you mom this Mother's Day with Picot's Gift Guide featuring local and handmade gifts in Victoria BC.Read more
An Interview with Hecho and Co.
A unique business for so many reasons, Sisters Henrieta and Sam, built Hecho and Co on the pillars of connection and relationships rather than profit - something not so mainstream in the fashion and textile industry. This focus has served them well, and we can't wait to see what comes next from these girls and their weaving partners!Read more
An Interview with Simone Littledale of Ghost Mountain
There’s something really beautiful about ritual and traditions of magic. No matter what tradition you look at, all are inextricably linked with the world around us and more importantly what is beyond what we see. For me personally, it resonates with my passion for biology and nature.Read more
What Makes a Mala?
I'm relatively new to malas myself and wanted to really figure out what their purpose was, what makes one different from another aside from style and I quickly learned that they are so much more than just a string of beautiful beads!Read more
An Interview with Friends & Neighbors Vintage
We each have our own sense of style or approach to running a business, so the skill-set among us is definitely broader than if it were just one person. Also it feels like so much less pressure when you have someone who's always got your back and can pick up work when life starts getting in the way. We aren't at a point where this is full-time yet, so having someone else to jump in when necessary is so awesome...especially when the trust is thereRead more
Gifts of Kindness to Share This Christmas
There are few feelings as heart warming as receiving a gift that you know has been well thought out and individual to you. This time of year brings flurry and stress to buying the “right” gift, but what if you gave the gift of time? The gift of conversation? The gift of support?Read more