Social Amrit Baidwan


Owner & Buyer at Ishara

Twitter: @shopishara

What’s your secret dream job?

I’m doing it – owning a boutique was a long time dream of mine.  Next on my list would be creating my own collection.


Which famous person (alive or dead) do you turn to for inspiration?

Oprah – she maintains a certain quality and standard in everything she does.

If you could fly anywhere, where would you go this weekend and who would you bring with you?

Paris with my husband and new baby boy Sahaj so I could stop by Laduree for Macarons


At what restaurant did you last eat your favorite meal?

Boneta in Gastown – I had a sampling of all my favorite things on the menu – poutine, gnocchi, & a carpaccio platter

Where is your favorite place to unwind and have an early evening cocktail?

The Fairmont Pacific Rim has a great lounge and live music (and they make a fabulous French 75).  It’s also conveniently walking (or stumbling) distance home.

What’s your favorite thing to do that you can only do in Vancouver?

Walk/run the seawall in Coal Harbour


 What’s the one item in your closet you could never live without?

My Smythe tuxedo blazer – it’s a classic tailored jacket with an edge.

What do you ALWAYS have to bring with you when you travel?

A flat iron – curly hair is both a blessing and a curse.