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Find your Holiday Style on 17th Ave

With the Winter months fast approaching and Fall season quickly passing us by, retailers are preparing for all the big events and holidays that take place in between October and December – we’ve got Thanksgiving, Halloween, Remembrance Day, and of course, December, which has its own onslaught of days to celebrate. Find your holiday style, and prepare for any and every occasion at one of the many local boutiques, consignment stores and big name brands located along 17th Ave. 

27 Boutique

27 Boutique has all the Fall and Winter essentials to take you through this season’s events. For the classic fall jacket, perfect for pairing with your favourite jeans or a long dress, check out brands like Gentle Fawn and Vero Moda, where you can browse long trenches and faux leather jackets. And for that little black boot that pairs well with anything, shop their collection of Chinese Laundry Booties.

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Bamboo Ballroom

Not every event calls for a fancy outfit, especially in the coming months when the weather is cold and girls nights in are a plenty. Bamboo Ballroom now carries the popular Romper Brand Smash and Tess, perfect for your next night in watching the Bachelorette with friends over a bottle of wine. 

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Beyond Scarf

For that one accent piece that ties together any outfit, check out Beyond Scarfs collection of unique silk scarfs, adorned with one-of-a-kind designs and patterns. They will add that pop of colour you’re looking for when paired with your favourite dress coat or turtleneck. 

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Brass Monocle

If you’ve been thinking about switching out your current frames, there’s no time like the present – especially with the upcoming holidays. Brass Monocle offers a collection of handpicked, stylish and functional eye wear that they’ve procured from independent companies around the globe for their innovation and quality. Browse brands like Kirk&Kirk, Salt, and Falvin, and find the perfect frames for your face. 

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Calgary Jewellery

Add a touch of elegance to your holiday wardrobe with something sparkly from Calgary Jewellery. They carry an expansive collection of exclusive handmade jewellery, as well as Calgary’s largest collection of Swiss timepieces. 

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Era Style Loft

This upscale boutique is always bringing in the best high end and designer brands such as Mother Denim, Agolde and most recently, Anine Bing. Splurge a little on yourself for a holiday outfit and get yourself a pair of Mother Denim jeans, or an Anine Bing Jacket – pieces you can wear for every occasion. 

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Gravity Pope

You can never have too many shoes, especially at this time of year when the weather is known to be anything by predictable.  From loafers, to heals, to little black boots, Gravity Pope has choices for all styles, events and occasions. Shop for women, men and children, and peruse brands such as Blundstone, Gravitypope, Michael Kors, Frye and more.

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Kate Hewko

Kate Hewko’s expertly curated collection is the perfect place to find your holiday outfit. Her one-of-a-kind collection is filled with unique and vibrant styles, so whether you’re looking for a lavish dress, a blouse for a holiday party, or a fun and flashy piece to accessorize with, you’re sure to stand out after a trip to this trendy 17th Ave boutique.

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For that perfect printed blouse or flowy patterned dress, check out Purr on 17th Ave. This eclectic retailer brings in tons of unique brands, eclectic patterns and styles, so you’re guaranteed to find something flattering and pretty for your next soiree. And located in the Devenish building is their sister store, Pennies by Purr, where you can find everything up to 50 % off.  

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Find designer clothes and high end styles for less at this boutique consignment store, run by professional stylist, Sylvie Law. Browse her collection of head-turning dresses, statement heels, and designer bags – all essential pieces for your holiday wardrobe.

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HG Vintage

Impress your relatives at your next Holiday gathering with retro pieces and nostalgic graphic tees from HG Vintage. With band tees like Fleetwood Mac, Metallica and Bob Marley, you’re sure to turn a few heads with your vintage gear – and not to mention you can be comfortable and cozy in your crew neck styles.

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Danielle’s Consignment

If you’re seeking out the perfect look for your next Holiday party but don’t want to break the bank, check out Danielle’s consignment and shop lightly worn designer brands like Club Monaco, J Crew and Wilfred. You can find the perfect little black dress, or knit grey cardigan, all for an affordable price.

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Louboutin pumps, Burberry crossbody bags, and Prada heels are just a few examples of stellar designer finds you are likely to come across while shopping at Salvedge. Whether it’s a flashy pair of designer heels or a boujee purse,  find affordable, stylish pieces to add to your holiday ensemble.

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Thrift Couture

When seeking out fashion forward styles or that unique, one-of-a-kind piece, check out Thrift Couture and shop their extensive collection of 2nd hand, vintage clothing. And don’t miss out on browsing through their assortment of $5 items – you’re sure to find a couple of hidden treasures in there.

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Velour Clothing Exchange 

Calgary’s first dedicated buy/sell/trade store, Velour Clothing Exchange, offers an expertly curated collection of modern and vintage pieces and accessories for both men and women – the store is also organized gender neutrally to ensure it provides a safe and welcoming environment for all to find their personal style. With their unique selection of vintage items, you’re sure to find your next favourite statement piece, or holiday outfit.

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