S easide talks with John Bruce, Real Estate Professional with DFH, about what’s in fashion …
In your closet? 34 Heritage blue jeans, colourful shirts including Tori Richards and #7 Downie St., practical travel clothes and some cashmere. In your shaving kit? Beard wax! On your bedside table? A couple of travel guides on Iceland and Ireland. In the kitchen? I have 10 coffee makers – I’m always trying for a perfect cup of coffee! On your playlist? My tastes vary from blues to classical. In your wallet? A Panorama membership, Blood Donor card Nexus pass, Cycling BC Membership, Butchart Gardens pass and photos of
my grandsons. Adding colour to your outfit? Love the shirts, sweaters and fun socks from D.G. Bremner’s; the more colourful, the better! On your skin? Sunscreen is about it! In home décor? Over the years we have assembled an eclectic collection of antique and junk store finds, family pieces and gifts. Every piece has a story. When it comes to your go-to “uniform?” My trusty 34 Heritage blue jeans, a great shirt and comfortable shoes. Clothes for the office have become more casual and a lot more fun. When you want to smell irresistible? I take a shower! On TV? I love the British and European mysteries: Vera, The Bridge, Lillehammer, Shetland etc. and also Game of Thrones. In your garage? A 1971 MGB (for sale), Harley touring motorcycle and a road bicycle. For a little treat? My guilty
pleasures are Cheezies, chocolate and nice Scotch whiskey. When you want a night out? I love live music – we just saw Paul Simon in concert. Mary Winspear is attracting better and better acts – love it! On your feet? Almost anything Ecco (Walk in Comfort), my trusty Blundstones (Waterlily) and my blue suede shoes from a Paris holiday. On your luxury wish list? A Specialized S Works road bike – probably a lot more bike that I need but … When you want to throw fashion out the window and be all about comfort? Old, soft jeans or shorts, a well-loved Royal Robbins travel shirt (Sidney Casuals) and slippers. When you don’t care how much it costs? The perfect espresso machine! On your walls? A family photo gallery, a variety of pieces found on vacation – reminders of the people and places we love. When it comes to your motto? How hard can it be?