Lifestyle & Parenting

the lo down

July 5, 2007

Pop quiz

LoJo is:


a. JLos long-lost depressive twin.
b. the hottest new shopping district in Victoria.

If you answered b., congratulations! You win a free virtual tour of Lower Johnson, home of heritage architecture and hot shopping.


If you answered a., sorry, darling. Better check back with Us Weekly.


As promised, a tour:

still life
An adorable walk-in closet of a shop featuring flirty tops paired with Habitual denim and Joes Jeans. 551 Johnson St., Victoria, B.C., 250-386-5655,

Find yours in its house line of pretty, printed-silk kimono dresses and tops. 587 Johnson St., Victoria, B.C., 250-370-0336.

A gorgeous, high-ceilinged purveyor of summery dresses and stacked heel pumps from Italy. 562 Johnson St., Victoria, B.C., 250-995-0133.

habit coffee & culture

Refuel with locally roasted beans, sweet treats and arty magazines; or if youre pining for something more plentiful, head next door to Mo:Lé for heaping plates of tasty organic fare. 552 Pandora Ave., Victoria, B.C., 250-294-1127.

And just around the corner in Chinatown:

silk road aromatherapy & tea company
Recently expanded, its home to a natural spa, a new tea tasting bar and beautiful, hand-tied tea blossoms, and shaped teas also available online. 1624 Government St., Victoria, B.C., 250-704-2688,


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