Spring Fashion on 17th Ave
Calgary has been spoiled with Spring weather this month, and I think we’re all collectively crossing our fingers that this sunshine sticks around. While you’re planning your various patio excursions and afternoon picnics, you’ll probably notice that your go-to quarantine wardrobe needs a seasonal refresh. It’s been a long winter, and if you’re eager to ring in Spring, check out the latest Spring trends, shoes, sunglasses, accessories and more at some of your favourite 17th Ave shops. Let’s leave winter behind us and celebrate the arrival of a new season with a fresh new look.
Gravity Pope always has you covered when it comes to the season’s latest footwear and accessories. This Spring, gear up on beloved brands like New Balance or Birkenstock in this season’s latest colours, patterns and textures, or accessories from brands like Carhart, who just released their spring 2021 collection.
1126 17 Ave SW, gravitypope.com
Not only will you find adorable Vegan accessories such as belts, heels, purses and backpacks from brands like Matt & Nat and Blowfish in Grinning Goat’s spring collection, but you can also suit up for the trails with their selection of hiking boots and trail runners from Merrell.
101, 323 17th Ave SW, grinninggoat.ca
Springtime fashion is all about pops of colour, and what better way to add a touch of pink or a hint of gold to your outfit then an intricate silk scarf from Beyond Scarf. They have plenty of new arrivals featuring detailed patterns and bold colours, along with an assortment of unique jewellery.
#110, 815-17th Ave SW, beyondscarf.ca
Sunglasses are a springtime essential, and Ollie Quinn has tons of new arrivals that you’ll want to check out. Experiment with their new oversized square frames on styles like their roxy, or go for a classic look with a gold rimmed circular style like the Percy. Either way, Ollie Quinn’s polarized sunglasses offer UVA and UVB protection, and are the perfect addition to any spring outfit.
829 17 Ave SW, olliequinn.ca
Kit and Ace
Whether you’re looking for a cute spring dress, updated work wear, or casual, lightweight outfits for the warmer weather, you can find it at Kit and Ace. Their newest arrivals include a selection of jumpsuits, skirts, dresses and layering options such as merino wool sweaters and cardigans ranging in the essential neutral colours, to pops of pink and purple.
800 16 Ave SW, kitandace.com
The question isn’t what can you get at Blondie Boutique this spring, it’s what can’t you get?! Just head on over to their Instagram – it’s amassed more than 118,000 followers, so that should tell you something in itself – and check out their continuous additions of new and trendy products. From comfy rompers from the popular brand, Smash and Tess, to dresses, kimonos, belts, bodysuits, shoes and more, this 17th Ave boutique has the essentials for any season.
1019 17 Ave SW #101, blondieboutique.com
Leo Boutique is known for its collection of emerging designers and expertly curated selection of each season’s latest trends. This spring, find brands like Maison Kitsune’s spring collection, featuring a number of different polos, dresses, embroidered sweaters and more for men and women, along with Jenny Bird’s newest art-deco inspired jewellery, or Lack of Color’s selection of hats – perfect for a sunny picnic or patio outing.
810B 16 Ave SW, leoboutique.com
From shackets to blouses, wrap tops to jumpsuits, Bamboo Ballroom is bringing in all of your favourite styles in for this spring, along with brands you love like Z Supply and Gentle Fawn. Regardless if the weather is sunny and hot, or we get the unfortunate but typical dose of spring snow, you’ll find cute, comfortable styles that will suit any temperature.
814 16 Ave SW, bambooballroom.com
Spring has arrived at 27 Boutique and you’ll find everything from leather bike shorts to wrap dresses, jumpsuits to flat brimmed fedoras, and tons of other trends you’ve been dying to get your hands on. Plus, if you’re looking for inspo on how to style these fashion forward pieces, head to their Instagram where they provide daily styling inspo on all their new items.
1510 17th Ave SW, 27boutique.com
Spice things up this spring with Kate Hewko’s new drop of statement sunglasses, the perfect addition to your spring and summer wardrobes, and a patio-day essential. These stylish frames come in different shapes, sizes and colours, so you’re guaranteed to find something that fits your style and face. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check out her new spring styles such as bold blouses, patterned skirts and harem pants!
Shoppes at the Devenish, #112, 908 17th Ave SW, katehewko.com
Velour Clothing Exchange
Velour’s spring collection has arrived at their 17th Ave location, and it is what vintage dreams are made of. Find funky sunglasses, one-of-a-kind sundresses, vintage skirts in fabrics like leather and suede and much, much more. Be sure to give the ladies at Velour a follow on Instagram, where you can get a first-hand look at all the amazing vintage items they are bringing in this spring.
200-1022 17th Ave SW, velourclothingexchange.com
With hundreds of items being added daily, the possibilities of what you may find at Danielle’s Consignment are endless. Spring items such as dresses, skirts, denim shorts, tanks and more have begun to trickle in, along with accessories like hats, sunglasses, and sandals. As usual, you can expect your favourite high end brands like Agolde, Artizia, Marc Jacobs and more, all at affordable prices.
908 17 Ave SW, shopdaniellesconsignment.com
Ooh La La
This long standing 17th Ave shop, known as one of Canada’s most exclusive boutiques for its selection of high-end designers and styles, has all the essentials for a night on the town this spring. Find elegant dresses from designers such as The Row and Blumarine, and pair them with statement jewellery from brands like French Kande. Don’t forget to check out their ongoing sale as well!
1575 7th St SW, oohlalawomenswear.com
Nothing pairs better with a pair of denim shorts and a ball cap then a vintage tee from HG Vintage. Shop through a wide variety of band shirts, sport jerseys, vintage denim and more at this second floor Vintage store on 17th Ave. With new items arriving daily, there is no telling what vintage treasures you’ll find.
720 17 Ave SW, hgvintage.com