Mandy-Lyn x Sophia Danai

No strangers to ION, both photographer Mandy-Lyn Antoniou and singer Sophia Danai and have crossed the pages of our magazine; so of course when we were asked if we wanted to exclusively share the work they created together, we most certainly said yes. 

LUSH | #GayIsOk

What if your love was illegal? That’s the question Lush is asking as they kick off their global #GayIsOk campaign. Starting tomorrow to July 4th, Lush will be selling a special gold soap scented with their signature Love fragrance to help raise funds to support grassroots LGBTQ equality groups all over the world. Customers are encouraged to post a selfie with the fundraising Love Soap telling the world why they think #GayIsOk. 

Converse Rubber Tracks

Originally a basketball shoe, Converse has grown to be an iconic footwear of choice. You wear them, we wear them, and a lot of musicians wear them, too.

lululemon lab | Nocturnal Workshop Capsule Collection

The collaboration between Nocturnal Workshopknown for their 3M reflective nylon bags—and lululemon lab began with the simple saying, “awaken the night.” It's no brainer that these two West Coast brands both inspired by movement and the "5-9ers," those who

Tim Clapp | Clapp Music

Tim Clapp is relaxed today, even though the local music impresario and label owner, of Kingfisher Bluez records, is in the middle of moving. Looking at the thousands of albums that line the wall of his East Vancouver apartment, one can imagine the act of packing all of these up would be enough to make even a shy, bald Buddhist irritable. On the contrary, however, as ION writer Adam Fink discovers.


This weekend (Friday and Saturday) the creative dance collective known as OURO is hosting an evening of contemporary and street dance, and will be premiering a 20-minute piece that they’ve been developing over the last six months.

Hey Jude

If you’re based in Vancouver and haven’t heard of Hey Jude then you’ve almost definitely been living under a rock. Lyndsey and Lauren, the talented duo behind this innovative vintage fashion company have always loved the history behind vintage and mixing unique items and finally in late 2010 formed Hey Jude—hand-picked, quality vintage collections from all over the world.

FOCUS | Gillian Stevens

Gillian Stevens lives in Vancouver with her husband in an old apartment by the sea. She is inspired daily by the city in which she lives. Her photography is as natural as her approach, as can be seen through her images, where she captures moments in an authentic way, by photographing the things that bring joy and meaning to those around her. Her passion for her work stems from an appreciation of the community and people surrounding her.

Stay Pretty

Featuring diverse faces and creative beauty, Stay Pretty is not your typical makeup blog.

Untitled Art Space | GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS

Untitled Art Space presents GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS, an all-girls, all-analog photography exhibition celebrating the female.


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