We ♥ Moustaches!

Just a few things we love about moustaches! And more than a few ways to enjoy them!

A motley assortment of candy, luggage tag and assorted moustaches for emergency use!

Nothing says celebration like pinning a moustache on a cowboy while wearing a blindfold now does it?


It talks!

Cooking up Something Good

Lots of new things for those who love to cook- and things to make it easier for those just trying to get the job done!

Set of 4 Stoneware Cocottes. Small traditional French stoneware dishes for cooking and serving individual portions of food. Available in cream or red- safe in the oven, dishwasher and microwave. We are starting to dream up all of the goodies we can bake up from breakfast through dessert!

Are you a Seafood Lover? We have you covered!

This one couldn’t get any easier-Shrimp Ring Server. The shrimp platter stylishly conceals a standard 9” cooked shrimp ring. Simply unwrap ring, place in platter, add cocktail sauce into the fish bowl and serve- yum!


Seafood Entertaining Serving Set

Cookbooks and Dip mixes- to simplify the task at hand!

In fact, we’ve got you covered in the cookbook department!

If its cheese you’re after- we can help there too:

Baked brie toppings and wonderful cheese compotes like tart cherry & almond or cranberry- work well to accompany Brie and a selection of other cheese.

Brie Bakers in many colours.

What’s cooking without a gourmet mustard? Quebec Maple Mustard is right up our alley. Ideal for meat, fish, vegetables, sandwiches and dressings.

Pure dark chocolate(nothing artificial) that comes in a LARGE vintage style collector tin. We can drink to that!


Introducing Lollia….


Warm Vanilla Bean and Rice Flower delicately frosted with sugared pastille. Jasmine leaves sweetened with sugar cane. Comforting Ylang Ylang and the sheerest of Amber Woods complete the scene, creating the most luxurious of fragrant escapes.Wish upon...Bar Soap, Candle, Perfume, Body lotion and Hand CreamA floral fragrance impression of the most beautiful day imaginable. Flowering Willow and Lotus float in, then flutter away leaving a trace of Orchid on their wings. Breezy Rice Flower and warm Coconut Milk mix with dew drop notes of Mandarin and Jasmine petals. Not a cloud in sight-a sun dappled sophisticated scent. Available as Bath salts, Perfume, Candle, Shea Butter Hand Cream. Imagine.

Classic petals...delicate infusions of Apple Blossom kissed sweetly by Jasmine, floating upon the breath of truest Living Rose. Fall in love with Bubble Bath, Hand lotion, Candle and Perfume.

A floral fragrance impression of the most beautiful day imaginable. Flowering Willow & Lotus float in, then flutter away leaving a trace of Orchid on their wings. Breezy Rice Flower and warm Coconut Milk mix with dew drop notes of Mandarin and Jasmine petals. Not a cloud in sight - a sun dappled sophisticated scent. Imagine Bath Salts, Perfume, Bar Soap, Lotion.


Coastal Fusion

Halibut on tank top- also available on hoodie

Born and raised on Haida Gwaii, local printmaking artist Kostan Lagace has just developed a line of men’s and ladies clothing which we are proud to feature at Homework.

Available on tank tops, hoodies, long and short sleeved tees and in a variety of designs.

A fusion of Kostan’s original art and Haida form they really do ‘express the beauty and vitality of life on the North Coast’.

Hope you have a chance to explore them!

Crab on V-neck tee-shirt


Reduce, Re-use, Re-LOVE????

We are all becoming more and more aware of our footprint these days. So we are happy to announce some great new Canadian lines that are keeping us conscious. Oh and did we mention that they are fashionable and gorgeous too?

Pre-Loved is a lovely clothing line out of Toronto that works with vintage wool to make new sweaters, bags, mittens and cowl scarves. Each piece is one-of-a-kind  and unique.

Gorgeous AND warm AND re-cycled? Definately love!

L.Carr Designs creates unique jewellery pieces from vintage sterling silver wares such as pot lids, serving trays and candy mostly dating back to the early 1900’s. All of the necklaces and earrings are made from recycled sterling silver and all pieces include information about it’s former life on the tag.

Re-worked Vintage Dresses! Each one like a snowflake- totally unique! All dresses have been re-worked from vintage styles and fabrics. Take home a piece of the past that is ready for the future!

Bohemian Rhapsody

What with summer suddenly returning to the Northwest Coast (NOT that anyone is complaining!!!!!) we can’t help but mention some of our newest lines that can help you cozy up to these last gorgeous days- and nights outside enjoying the stars!

Free People top

Our latest obsession is the gorgeous line out of New York- Free People- unique, eclectic and always stunning!!!!! We just can’t get enough of it- their sweaters are out of this world!!!!

Free People Cozy Fringe Sweater

Free People Top


And now that we are slowly making our way back into the swing of things-



like appointments and meetings and class schedules- it might be time to consider a gorgeous new watch from La Mer. Beautiful timepieces out of L.A.- they keep the time in fabulous style!!!!

Gorgeous watches from La Mer

And of course what boho look would be complete without slouchy boots to set it off? We’re happy to help with some stunning boots in our expanded shoe shop! All leather Chinese Laundry boots just in- roll them over the knee or wear them loose and slouchy. They look amazing with skinny jeans and dresses- and of course all the new fabulous fall sweaters!

Leather Boots from Chinese Laundry

Singin’ (and dancing!) in the Rain

The weather may be wet- but that doesn’t mean that you have to be!!!!

We  are stocking up on some great wet weather gear- starting with your feet!

Hunter Boots- Lots of Colours!

Hunter has been making rain boots for 150 years. Each pair is made from natural rubber of 28 parts. They are built on an orthopaedic last which ensures foot support, comfort and a great fit. Hunter boots can put in a hard day’s work and then keep you going through the rest of the night- without sacrificing comfort OR style.  Compliment your boots with the removeable wellie sock-  made of fleece to keep your feet cosy and give you a snug fit- lots of fall colours and styles!

New this season Hunter has introduced the short wellie sock- for the shorter boots too!


Hunter Short boot

Waterproof, Antimicrobial, Animal Free, Shock Absorbant, Odor Resistant, Washable


New in store- Native Shoes.  Designed by a young Vancouver guy who was looking for a STYLISH shoe that he could wear while walking the dog in wet coastal weather. They are also great for garden, beach, rainy days and on the street! Native shoes are waterproof, anti-microbial, animal free, shock absorbant, odor resistant, and washable!!!!

What more could you want in a shoe? How about a pair for everyone in the family? We have them in men’s and ladies AND children’s sizes- adorable and dry- you might even want to wear them on sunny days!


Kid's sizes too! waterproof, anti-microbial, shock absorbant!






Havaiana's Flip-Flops



For those of you heading to more tropical climates- or for kicking around town- we are proud to be carrying Havaiana’s flip flops. The classic flip flop from brazil, they come in amazing patterns and colours and feature great construction with an anti-microbial cushioning rubber bottom. You can dress them up or down- walking through puddles or on beaches?- that choice is up to you!


Fashion Smash!!!!!!

It may not always seem like it outside, but Spring is arriving- inside at least! Homework has lots of new fashion arriving daily.

A new line from Spain- smash!

This season you can look forward to our expanded shoe selection, lots of new and great lines we have not offered before (from BC designers, from Spain, from LA), as well as our tried and true lines that we always look forward to EVERY season- like Dex, Lole and Gentle Fawn to name a few, and MORE size selection. There’s a lot going on!!!!!


The newest line to come in the door this week is from Spain- called Smash! has been causing quite a stir! Spanish designers are known for bright colours, and creative use of pattern and texture. Bright, beautiful clothing to take you into the brighter sunnier seasons ahead!

Smash! Skirt

Smash! dress

Smash! dress

100% Natural!

We are stocking up on lots of natural beauty products that are great to give as gifts- or try yourself!

Rocky Mountain Soap uses 100% natural ingredients, the finest essential oils, real grains, berries and other sources that mother nature provides.

Foot Butter- in large or small size

Foot butter is great for soothing dry cracked feet. We also have a nice foot soak for soothing those tender tootsies!

Relief for dry skin and Eczema- body butter, pumpkin soap

Eczema Relief that really works! Pumpkin Patch Soap helps to relieve dry sensitive eczema prone skin (or any sensitive skin!) and Unscented Body Butter is a deeply moisturizing and protective skin care treatment for extreme dryness and excema prone skin. They come as a kit or seperately- so you can replace what you need.

Belly Butter is great for expecting moms. It moisturises with pure shea butter to help minimize stretch marks.

Get rid of those nasty bugs with Cold and Flu Bed and Room Spray

Relax! A non-oily massage butter in Lavender scent.

Laundry Stain Remover- all natural- really works!