It’s that brief but picturesque time in Calgary where Summer slowly fades away with the changing colours of the leaves. Sadly, one of our shortest seasons here in Calgary, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it while it lasts. One of the best parts of Autumn weather is the all the comfy, chunky styles and back to school outfits that accompany it. Check out our list below to see how the retailers of 17th Ave will be bringing in Fall this year.
This classic backpack style has been around for years. Originating in the late 1970’s as a way to prevent back problems among Swedish Children. Now, more than 35 years later, this backpack has become one of the most popular back to school items for students of all ages. The hard-wearing and lightweight Vinyl fabric can withstand dirt and wetness, and comes in more than 35 different colours. Head to fjcanada.ca to check out their 20% off sale today.
815 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Era Style Loft’s Mother Denim Line
Era’s trendy collection of designer brands and timeless styles has been updated for Fall, and now includes the popular L.A. based brand, Mother Denim. It’s a collection of denim, sweaters, accessories and more. Head down to Era Style Loft today to try on their new denim in a variety of rises, washes and styles.
917 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Grinning Goat’s Fall Accessories
From Relife boots to Matt & Nat accessories, Grinning Goat has all the Vegan accessories you need this fall to complete any look. Now you can update your style game while sporting brands that are ethical and functional. For those cold weather days, try out the Relife Angela boot with its grippy outsoles and water resistance for winter conditions, or the Matt & Nat Will small tote, which will pair perfectly with your favourite chunky sweater this fall.
323 17 Ave SW #101. Find out more here
HG Vintage’s Tees and Crew Necks
Browse HG Vintage’s eclectic and unique collection of tees, crewnecks, jackets and more – a perfect addition to your favourite fall outfit, paired with denim, and your go-to accessories.
720 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Velour Clothing Exchange High-End Vintage Pieces
Standout in the crowd with a purchase from Velour’s assortment of beautiful and unique high-end vintage pieces. Find your favourite back to school dress, or cozy sweater, amongst perfect-for-fall patterns, cold weather styles, and brands such as Wilfred, Burberry and more.
1022 17 Ave SW Suite 200. Find out more here
The Raven’s Room Jewellery
Complete any fall look with The Raven’s Room’s unique collection of jewellery. Check out their simple yet elegant necklaces from Amanda Parker Design, a local Calgary artist. Or pick up a colourful bracelet from Pura Vida Apothecary.
908 17 Ave SW #108. Find out more here
Photo Credit The Raven’s Room
Danielle’s Consignment Fall Outfits
Danielle’s consignment is filled with the perfect fall looks! Think oversized chunky knit sweaters from brands like Wilfred and NWT, paired with a selection of slim fit levi jeans, or leather leggings. Their Instagram is filled with inspirational outfitting, so you will know exactly how to sport your new gear.
908 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
27 Boutique’s Perfect Fall Tees
For the perfect back-to-basics looks, head to 27 Boutique and try out their jersey knit Z Supply tees. Available in neutral colours like white, washed grey, bone and merlot, these super soft tees pair perfectly with your favourite pair of jeans and a fun bootie, or as a chic layering piece under your favourite sweater.
1510 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Blondie Boutique’s Tie Dye Collection
Tie dye is back with a vengeance and this nostalgic look rules whether you’re heading back to school or working from home. Blondie Boutique’s selection of joggers, long sleeves, tees, crewnecks, hoodies, dresses and more is what your tie dye dreams are made of.
1019 17 Ave SW #101. Find out more here
Arc’Teryx Fall Outerwear
Calgarians are no stranger to a cold fall and the early onset of winter, but luckily Arc’Teryx has you covered (literally) with their collection of parkas, hard-shells, insulated hoodies, vests and more. Go for the always versatile Atom Hoody, which is lightweight, synthetically insulated for warmth, and available in 8 vibrant colours.
815 17 Ave SW #150. Find out more here
Bamboo Ballroom High-Waisted Jeans
If you’re one of the many people who hope high rise jeans never go out of style, then check out Bamboo Ballroom’s selection of high rise skinny jeans, available in brands like Levi’s, and Black Galaxy, and in a number of different washes. These high-waisted styles are perfect for pairing with your favourite belt and oversized sweater this fall.
814 16 Ave SW. Find out more here
Gravity Pope’s Retro Vans
It’s time to stash away your favourite summer sandals, and slide into a pair of Vans, from Gravity Pope’s collection of the limited release collaboration between Vans Vault and Multi-disciplinary artist Julian Klincewicz. These retro looking sneakers are unisex, come in multiple bold colours and feature a gold foiled graphic on the tongue – a shoe that works with any fall outfit.
1126 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Beyond Scarf’s Cashmere Poncho
For the softest, 100 % cashmere scarf perfect for a crisp fall today, head to Beyond Scarf and model their Riviera Cashmere poncho, made from the highest quality material, and available in purple, pink, light brown, black, dark brown and Violeta.
815 17 Ave SW #110. Find out more here
Kate Hewko’s One-of-a-Kind Face Masks
Kate Hewko’s concept store is renowned for its inimitable collection of one-of-a-kind pieces curated by Hewko herself, and one of her latest must-get items is her assortment of cloth face masks, available for women, men and kids. Masks are currently mandatory in indoor spaces in Calgary, and although it may not be the accessory you envisioned with your favourite fall sweater, it’s the accessory you can’t leave the home without – so head to Hewko’s 17th Ave location and browse an assortment of decorative cloth face masks in fun patterns such as yellow leopard and snake print, or go bold and buy one of her specialty party masks, which come in patterns such as sequins, and gold metallic.
908 17 Ave SW #112. Find out more here
Leo Boutique’s Fall Selection for Men and Women
Shop both mens and womens fall looks at Leo Boutique, where fashionable Calgarians can browse their selection of sweaters, blazers, button downs, dress pants, turtle necks and more at this trendy 17th Ave spot.
810B 16 Ave SW. Find out more here
Less 17’s Fall Collection
Head to Less 17 to scope out their selection of the made in Vancouver brand Wings + Horns fall and winter collection, tailored for the stylish Calgarian men in need of basic cotton tees, smooth Khakis or the perfect for every occasion jacket.
930 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Ollie Quinn’s Perfect Frames
Update your current frames at Ollie Quinn, where you can shop quality, made in house frames and locally cut lenses with each unique frame accompanied by single-vision prescription lenses, and anti-scratch and anti-glare coating. They offer styles for both men and women in an abundance of different shapes and colours, and also have a selection of Ollie Quinn sunglasses – Summer may be ending, but Calgary is known as one of the sunniest cities in Canada!
829 17 Ave SW. Find out more here
Pudding Yarn’s Cozy Yarn
There’s nothing that encapsulates the essence of Autumn more than wooly sweaters, mittens, toques and scarfs. At Pudding Yarn, they have yarns and sewing accessories so you can create your own comfy fall favourites, as well as patterns to ensure you’re creating quality items that will last.
1516 6 St SW. Find out more here