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Chinook Centre sets to unveil its recent facelift, custom fit jeans to match your specific body shape and rugs that tie any room together.

By Laura Pellerine

Autumn chic from Calgary's own Lisa Bohnet


Local label Broken Doll’s Fall/Winter collection is a mix of relaxed chic looks. Designer Leah Bohnet says she wanted to create pieces that had an air of sophistication, yet were as comfortable as pajamas. She achieves this with soft fabrics like bamboo, cotton and wool. View the line at Shisomiso in Art Central (Page 78).


After many months of finishing up an 180,000-square-foot expansion, Chinook Centre will unveil its new space on September 29. The mall will be home to 30 new exclusive shops like Abercrombie & Fitch, Burberry, and Michael Kors, and will offer additional parking with underground, heated stalls and a sophisticated lighting system to guide shoppers to available spots. 6455 Macleod Tr SW.

Discover your fit at Denim Clinics


Slip into a perfect pair of custom jeans with Denim Clinics—a new service offered at Studio Gorgeous in Fashion Central. A one-on-one consultation with a stylist gets you into a fit that is most flattering to your shape, as well as your choice of style, wash and detailing. Orders take four to six weeks and prices range from $175-$185 a pair. Email info@denimclinics.com to book an appointment.

Newly renovated Buhran Carpets & Interiors open for business


Inside their renovated location, Buhran Carpets & Interiors now heavily focuses on textiles. Home décor enthusiasts will find contemporary and semi-antique hand-knotted carpets, rugs and runners from India and Central Asia with tribal, modern and traditional designs. Those wishing to find architectural pieces from owner Zubin Gillespie’s world travels will still have a few options, as well as a selection of scarves, throws, and pillows. 802 – 16 Ave SW.


Celebrate Oktoberfest with Big Rock’s new Gopher Lager. Brewmaster Paul Gautreau’s latest creation is a bright yellow, and has a crisp, light body and a full hop flavour. Pick up a six-pack for $12 at The Cellar.

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