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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!

 

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New Brand Alert: Project Social T

Project Social T Logo

 

Here at Out On a Limb, we love to give back with brands like Shine The Light On and Krochet Kids and this year we are introducing a few new charitable brands to the store. The first new addition is the Los Angeles based brand Project Social T, which just arrived. Scroll down to read all about the line.

Project Social T Suzie in black  

 

The Brand

Project Social T has called Los Angeles home since 2011. Their vision started from creating the perfect tee, to growing to make a full collection that is available worldwide.  They know what is comfy, chic and durable; and they give attention to fabric quality and simplicity over everything. Their mission is to create the perfect elevated essentials.

Project Social T Suzie in White  

The Project

Project Social T understands the importance of making an impact on the world around us, and they strive to connect with people who give back to their community. In 2011, they created a program called ‘Our Projects’. Every year they select four outstanding charities to partner with from across the U.S. Each quarter, they spend time getting to know the charities, their volunteers, and their mission individually, and they give a monthly donation of $5k to ensure they can continue their incredible work. They know that half the battle that charities face is not having enough awareness surrounding their cause and their efforts. To help spread the word of small, yet mighty organizations, Project Social T has designed custom hang tags on each garment that inform you about our current charity partner. This way, you’ll know you’re buying more than just a tee, you’re improving the lives of others. In the past, Project Social T has worked with Wayfinders and Keeds Need More.

   

 

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Holiday Gift Guide: Secret Santa

Ho Ho Ho! ‘Tis the season to be giving! Our staff has picked some of our favourite items to help make gift giving easier for you this holiday season, and maybe even get a little something for yourself too.

Below, we have gifts at all price-points from all of our favourite brands to help you choose the perfect secret santa gift. Whether they love wine, are always on their phone, frequent the gym or love to dress up, you’ll be sure to find the perfect gift item, from funny socks to gorgeous jewelery!

Drop by the store to take a look at all of our gift items and stay tuned for more gift guides.

Happy Gift Giving!

Holiday Gift Guide Secret SantaHoliday Gift Guide:

  1. State of Grace Water Bottle- $35
    “There’s a good chance this is vodka” (Pictured Above)
    Also comes in, “Water now, wine later” and “I’d rather be drinking wine”
  2. Sock Dirty to Me Socks- $26
    “If you can read this, please bring me wine” (Pictured Above)
    Also comes in, “If it requires a bra, it’s not happening today” “If you can read this, go ask your dad” “If you can read this, please bring me vodka” “If you can read this, please rub my feet” and “I’m a hockey mom, don’t puck with me”
  3. Sonix Portable Charger-$78
    “Take Charge” (Pictured Above)
    Also comes in hearts and or “Don’t Touch”
  4. Spiritual Gangster Gym Bag- $70
    Also comes in “Let your soul guide the way”
  5. Pilgrim Necklace- $80
    Multiple styles and colours available
  6. State of Grace Mug- $25
    “ABCDEFUCKYOU” (Pictured Above)
    Also comes in “This girl loves coffee”
  7. Mitchies Cable-Knit Fur Pom-Pom Hat-$40
    Multiple colour options available
  8. Rebecca Minkoff Crushed Velvet Zipper Trim Clutch- $130
  9. State of Grace wine mugs- $16 each

If you like what you see, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up-to-date!

 

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Coming Soon: Brodie Cashmere

It’s already August! Summer has been flying by and that means that Fall is just around the corner. Our favourite part about Fall fashion is all the layering and soft and cozy cashmere to keep us warm! That’s why we love this new brand, Brodie Cashmere.

Introducting Brodie Cashmere. Brodie provide luxurious, super soft 100% pure cashmere, from the Steppes of Mongolia. They don’t just make beautiful cashmere; they bring together the best raw materials, skills, heritage to create garments you can love, laugh and live in. Better yet, their cashmere is machine washable and won’t pill, so you can enjoy luxury and quality thats made for living.

They use the skills and knowledge passed down from generation to generation from the borders of Scotland. Choosing only the best fibres, the result is soft, beautiful yarn and hand finished garments produced by craftmen.

Brodie Cashmere Star Vneck Jumper

They believe in classic style with a contemporary twist. They design all our garments in house, taking inspiration from their travels, friends and family to create beautiful styles that are simple, flattering and full of personality. From neutral tones to colorful brights, there is a Brodie style to suit everyone.

So, what sets Brodie cashmere sweaters and jumpers apart from the rest?
It is much softer than regular wool:
Have you ever purchased a cheap “wool” jumper, only to wear it and find that the material is itchy and coarse, and scratches against your skin? More often than not, you’ve bought a garment made from a blend of wool and some kind of synthetic material, especially if it was purchased from a larger fashion chain. The downy undercoat from which the cashmere fibres are collected makes for a material that is soft to the touch and wont irritate your skin.

Brodie Cashmere Estrella Jacket with Stars

For Brodie, Fall 2017 is all about Stars, Hearts and Camo. These fun and luxurious cashmere pieces can be yours soon! Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram so you can be the first the bundle up in this great new brand!

Brodie Cashmere Camo Hoodie

Coming in in a blue and grey combo