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New Brand: Sam&Lavi

We love getting new brands in to share with you all, so we are very excited to introduce the newest brand in store now, SAM&LAVI We love these comfortable and versatile peices for their street-style edge mixed with feminine flare.

 

SAM&LAVI is a Los Angeles based collection, proudly designed and tailored in the USA by husband and wife duo Sam Arasteh and Lavinia Mirzak since 2010. The design duo offers us well made apparel with cool, crisp design contrasted with soft feminine comfort that fuses Califonia style with a downtown NYC vibe. The SAM&LAVI label has quickly acquired a devoted following and fan base and has been seen in top retailers and publications such as WWD and In Style, as they have grown into a fully realized, sophisticated collection of essential style-centric wardrobe pieces and versatile basics that carry from season to season.

SAM & LAVI Waverly Top SAM & LAVI Waverly Top

What sets the brand apart is Lavi’s intricate knowledge of the textile busines, as she grew up in and studied textile buisiness design industry. “My knowledge of textiles has given me the training to create unique ways to play with fabrics. We take pride in offering cutting edge techniques of printing and dying and bringing this to our collections, to tell a beautiful story each season,” says Lavi.With wearability at its’ forefront, SAM&LAVI also retains its contemporary price-point and speaks to a range of age groups, “It’s not about age; its about taste level. We want to be smart and fun without being too serious,” says Sam.

SAM&LAVI has been seen on celebs such as January Jones, Blake Lively, Kim Kardashian, Gisele Bundschen and Heidi Klum!Pop in now to take a look at the first of many shipments from this great new brand!

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Coming Soon: OBEY Clothing

Soon we will be welcoming OBEY clothing to the store, which compliments our other urban streetwear brands such as Spiritual Gangster and Chaser! These pieces are perfect as transitional wear as Spring starts to warm things up! They also make great athleisure and casual wear. Scroll down to read OBEY ‘s story and see some of the pieces that will be arriving soon!

OBEY Clothing Psychadelic Smile Long Sleeve Shirt

 

OBEY clothing was founded on the art, design and ideals by the American contemporary street artist, graphic deigner, activist, and illustrator, Shepard Fairey, who emerged from the skateboarding scene. What started for Fairey as an absurd sticker he created in 1989 while studying at the Rhode Island School of Design has since evolved into a worldwide street art campaign and iconic brand of clothing.

OBEY Clothing Records Sleeve Shirt

The OBEY campaign is rooted in the Do It Yourself counterculture of punk rock and skateboarding, but it has also taken cues from popular culture, commercial marketing and political messaging. Fairey steeps his ideology and iconography in self-empowerment. With biting sarcasm verging on reverse psychology, he goads viewers, using the imperative “obey,” to take heed of the propagandists out to bend the world to their agendas.

OBEY Lo-Fi Strawbeery Bleached Long Sleeve Shirt

OBEY Clothing was formed in 2001 as an extension of Shepard’s range of work. Aligned with his populist views, clothing became another canvas to spread his art and message to the people. The clothing is heavily inspired by classic military design, work-wear basics, as well as the elements and cultural movements Shepard has based his art career on. Through designers Mike Ternosky and Erin Wignall, Shepard works to create designs that represent his influences, ideals and philosophy.

OBEY Psychadelic Smile Long Sleeve Shirt

OBEY is about variety and experience, thinking about your surroundings and questioning the purpose. Stay tuned for the next chapter, as the canvas will undoubtedly continue to change and evolve. All in the name of fun and observation.

OBEY Clothing Long Sleeve Shirt

This brand has been rocked by celebrities like Serena Gomez, Rita Ora, Emma Roberts, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Channing Tatum.

Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date with all of our new arrivals!

 

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New Brand: Elly Pistol Encourages You To Kill Violence With Kindess

Introducing Elly Pistol, our newest brand offering trendy bombers and other fresh clothing from Sweden. Elly Pistol makes dope designs from inspirations running through their veins, that are both loud and timeless. Elly Pistol launched in Sweden in 2015 and has spread world-wide, now with customers in over 35 countries. They owe their success to their edgy yet classic bomber jackets that quickly gained lots of attention on social media.

Ellie Pistol Bomber Jacket Ellie Pistol Bomber Jacket

But Elly Pistol is more than just a loud bomber jacket brand. Every piece in their collections in a concious tribute to the natural strength within us. They want to stand up to violence by normalizing words such as bomb, blow or fire. Their goal is to keep designing fresh pieces while making every man, woman, girl and boy feel strong, safe, powerful and heard. Anything that blows your mind is a connotation of love and they hope that wearing an Elly Pistol bomber will inspire you to love, encourage, build confidence and surround yourself with positive energy.

Ellie Pistol Bomber Jacket Ellie Pistol Bomber Jacket

Elly Pistol wants you to grab your pistol- yeah, they mean your bombers- and kill them with kindess. Anger and violence never solves anything, but love and fashion just might!

These Elly Pistol pieces and more will be arriving in-store soon!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on all of our new brands and arrivals!

 

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Currently Coveting: Smash + Tess Dreamwear

Meet Smash + Tess!

Designed and ethically produced in North America by a mother-daughter-bestie team, Smash + Tess offers comfortable, premium”dreamwear”. Since these Smash + Tess rompers have dropped in store, our phone has been ringing off the hook. As seen on Jillian Harris and other Bachelor babes, they have earned a cult following unlike any else. Read on to find out more about this new brand and see what styles we currently have available!

Smash + Tess Friday Romper

Smash + Tess Friday Romper

About Smash + Tess

The Smash + Tess girls have always had an obsession with stylish sleepwear. Matching pajamas have been one of their favourite traditions on Christmas morning ever since they can remember, but the search for cute, comfortable pajamas became nearly impossible as the years went by- there just wasn’t anything out there that they truly loved. A few years of brainstorming, dreaming and serious fashion schooling later, Smash + Tess was born, finally bringing women the dreamwear they deserve.

Smash + Tess invited you to relax, indulge and imagine, without ever having to leave the home. They believe that women should feel confident and beautiful every minute of the day, no matter whether it’s spent in the boardroom, dropping off the kids at school or lounging at home. Think timeless style with quality fabrics built to last.

Smash + Tess offers different styles, the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in multiple colours, in a cozy and super soft bomboo-cotton blend.

Smash + Tess Sunday Romper

Smash + Tess Sunday Romper

Meet the Girls

Ashley “Smash” Freeborn

After finding a void in the loungewear market, she attended the summer fashion program at Conde Nast London, UK and the rest is history. From designing, to finance, to comimng up with fun and creative marketing campaigns, Ashley has enjoyed every moment of making Smash + Tess a reality. Smash + Tess has since allowed Ashley to channel her innovative side and celebrate women- and better yet, spend extra time with her best friend and mom.

Teresa “Tess” Freeborn

Pajamas parties have always been common-place at home for Teresa, but she was always frustrated that she couldn’t find any pajamas that were elegant yet playful. After her daughter Ashley attended fashion school in 2014, the duo decided to take the plunge with Smash + Tess.

Mercedes Laporte

She joined the Smash + tess team as a way to step back into the fashion industry after starting a family and hasn’t looked back. From cretive directing photoshoots to sourcing fabrics and managing production, Mercedes is a bonafide retail and merchandising powerhouse and can’t wait to see where Smash + Tess will take her next.

The Smash + Tess Girls

The Smash + Tess Team

 

 

Try one on today and you’ll be sure to never want to take it off!

 

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Valentine’s Day: Gift Guide and Date Night Outfits

The only thing that can help beat our “Winter Blues” is Valentine’s Day! Read on to check out our Valentines Day Gift Guide and Date Night outfit ideas!

 

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

As much as we love chocolate, wine and flowers, we’ve selected these six cute items for our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. Forward it to you S/O, buy one for your bff to show how much you love them or even be your own Valentine!

  1. Pilgrim Earrings:
    Jewelry is a classic Valentine’s Day gift, and these fun Pilgrim dangling earrings are the perfect pair to jazz up your date night outfit.
  2. Hanky Panky Thong
    A great pair of underwear is always a must-have item, and this red pair is ideal for Valentines Day.
  3. PJ Salvage Pajamas
    Cozy up to your loved ones in one of our cute PJ sets, separates and robes with Valentine’s Day motifs such as hearts and lips.
  4. Sonix Portable Charger
    Stay in touch with your S/O by keeping your phone charged 24/7 with this adorable protable charger from Sonix.
  5. PJ Salvage Eye Mask
    Sleep in while you’re waiting for breakfast in bed in one of our cute eyemasks from PJ Salvage!
  6. Brodie Cashmere Lip Sweater
    This cashmere sweater from Brodie is funky and cozy to keep you warm and stylish as well as on-theme.

    Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

    Gentle Fawn

Valentine's Day Outfits from Gentle Fawn

We love these pieces that will be coming in soon from Vancouver brand, Gentle Fawn. Gentle Fawn’s feminine and bohemian styles in pastel hues and florals are perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner and into the Spring.

 

Velvet by Graham & Spencer

Valentine's Day Outfit Ideas from Velvet by Graham & Spencer

Customer-favourite brand Velvet by Graham & Spencer currently offers chic and delicate looks for Spring with frills, florals in textures such as velvet and cashmer and lace in pink and white. These are all perfect pieces for your Valentine’s Day look.

Come in to the store to see all the gifts and outfits we have to offer! Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up-to-date!