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Homegrown Business: Elaine Kim Smith & Leslie Hoolaeff of Lover’s Tempo
Lover’s Tempo is a Vancouver jewelry company with pieces that are available at accessible prices for every occasion. We spoke with founders Elaine Kim Smith & Leslie Hoolaeff to find out more about them.
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Vancouver-based Lover’s Tempo debuts its Full Circle Artist program this month, which takes end-of-life jewellery and fashions it into other works of art. In their first partnership with Canadian collage sculpture artist, Danielle Krysa, those unwanted and orphaned chains, earrings, jewels and stones are reimagined into new gems to be auctioned at the Lover’s Tempo’s pop-up on Granville Island in the last week of this month.
Local Jewellery Trends for Fall 2022
These elegant fringe earrings are sure to make a statement at your first festive soirée or fall wedding. The glass crystals are most definitely eye-catching, and we cannot get enough of the detailing. Slick your hair back or try a messy up-do, then put on a silk dress and a pair of heels for an effortlessly chic look.
Everything You Need in Your Beauty Kit for the School Year
From the moment you wake up to a late-night study sesh, the 3-inch Kat Claw Clip from Lover’s Tempo has got your luscious locks covered for all of it. It’s made of cellulose, a durable and sustainable material, which makes it so much more than your basic claw clip.
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Add a little sparkle to any outfit with jewelry from Lovers Tempo. This
female-founded brand is known for its dainty and timeless pieces. From
minimal tees to evening dresses, the Cleo Layered Necklace can be worn
alone or stacked with other pieces.
This whimsical Vancouver jewellery brand just opened a storefront in Kitsilano
For those who are a fan of dainty demi-fine gold jewellery with decidedly celestial-inspired motifs, there’s Lover’s Tempo. Lover’s Tempo just opened its very own brick-and-mortar boutique in Kitsilano.
Holiday Chic—it's a vibe (HOLIDAY 2022 ISSUE)
'Tis the season to spoil your loved ones (and yourselves) with fashion and glamour. Celebrate every member of the family with a gift that shows their unique style.
The Marilyn Denis Show: 10 Days of Giveaways
The holidays are here and it’s time to think once again of the perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. Ready for your big night out? You deserve one and so do these moon-shaped studs with star-drop pendants dancing below.
30 Canadian Jewellery Brands You Need to Know
There is no shortage of homegrown talent in Canada — especially when it comes to jewellery brands. Every year, the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards have highlighted some of the immensely talented Canadian designers. And this year was no different. After three years of cancelled or postponed ceremonies, this year’s gala felt extra special.
This Vancouver team turns broken and discarded jewellery into art
Lover's Tempo has started an initiative called the Full Circle Artist Program in the hopes of creating a more sustainable and carbon-neutral brand, in doing so they have teamed up with Danielle Krysa (also known to the internet as @thejealouscurator) to take end-of-life jewellery that would otherwise be thrown away and turn it into mixed media sculptural artwork.
Light Up Like a Disco Ball With These 8 Pieces for Fall
Sport this super trendy colour to all of your fall occasions. With a one-shoulder ruffle short sleeve, this bodycon silhouette will brighten any room it’s in this season. Pair it off with these stunning Lovestruck Heart Hoop Earrings from Lover’s Tempo to make the cutest fall look ever.
The It List: Vancouver-based brand Lover's Tempo pops up on Granville Island
If you’re looking to update your jewelry collection with some handcrafted pieces or support local businesses this weekend, we have the pop-up for you. Lover’s Tempo, the Vancouver-based known for its beautiful, dainty jewelry, is hosting its first-ever branded pop-up shop. Time to take your summer fits to the next level!
35 great stocking stuffers for her
Let's just call this what it really is—a personal shopping list! Whether you're treating yourself or buying for a special lady in your life, these stocking stuffers for women are sure to make her feel extra special this holiday.
Home-grown presents: 22 truly outstanding Vancouver holiday gift ideas
Lover’s Tempo has grown from its humble beginnings — a simple booth at a makers’ market in Vancouver — into a brand of affordable jewellery that’s carried by hundreds of retailers around the globe. The Burst Charm Huggie Drop Hoop Earrings ($95) and the Eclipse Ring ($75) are both made from recycled sterling silver and plated with 14K gold.
The Best Budget-Friendly Gifts Under $25, $50 and $75
You can’t scroll through IG or TikTok long without seeing every cool girl you follow wearing their hair impressively wrapped in a claw clip. This 3-inch tortoise-pattern option—which is made with eco-friendly cellulose—is pretty in pink and is ideal for shorter hair styles. Cher 3” Claw Clip, Lover’s Tempo.
Holiday gift guide 2023: Stylish and practical items for everyone in your life
Lover’s Tempo Into The Forest stud earring set. These fairytale stud earrings can be mixed and matched, and 10 per cent of proceeds from this collection will be donated the Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation.
We’ve Found The One Vancouver Store That Has All Your Holiday Fashion + Gifting Needs
Etoile Star Pearl Earrings by Lover’s Tempo, $80 What do you get when you pair a shining star with a single fresh-water pearl? An effortlessly elegant look that strikes the perfect balance between glam and timeless.
The Canadian Creative Gift Guide 2023
I am absolutely obsessed with these Lover’s Tempo Etoile Duet Star Drop Earrings in Gold. I’ve already worn them twice, and it isn’t even December yet. These sparkly double drops will leave onlookers starry-eyed, and Lover’s Tempo plants a tree for every order placed. The company also created their Full Circle Artist Program, collaborating with Canadian artists who will incorporate their jewels into a unique piece of art to give used jewelry a second life.
Local Gift Guide 2023: Gift Ideas and Experiences Under $100
If the holidays aren’t the time to dress yourself up like a Christmas tree, we don’t know when is. These glittery Etoile Star Drop earrings from Lover’s Tempo are New Year’s Party ready.
Holiday Gift Guide 2023 – Watches & Jewellery
Find some inspiration with a dazzling array of exquisite pieces that blend craftsmanship, style, and sentiment. Whether you’re searching for a show-stopping statement piece or a classic timepiece, each piece tells a story and becomes a cherished symbol of love and luxury this holiday season. Elevate your gift-giving with the enduring allure of jewellery and watches that will be treasured for a lifetime.
2023 Gift Guide: 8 Gorgeous Gifts from Vancouver Jewellery Designers
It’s hard to define the meaning of the word “cool” exactly (and trying to do so will always achieve the opposite), but climber earrings are definitively cool. Especially these sparkly-yet-subtle earrings from Lover’s Tempo, which include a cheeky chain detail.
Hot Take: 7 Glittery Fashion Picks for Winter
The days are darker, sure. But winter fashion brings the light with glitter and grace—here are our top picks. Vancouver-based Lover’s Tempo sets hearts free with the Flutter Heart collection in cubic zirconia and gold/rhodium-plated brass.
Valentine's Gifts That Soothe The Soul
This Valentine’s day I think it’s worth focusing on gifts that heal, soothe and put people in a positive frame of mind (whether or not you may had a date on the 14th).