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Mementos of Calgary

We’ve rounded up some distinctly Calgarian souvenirs to help you remember your trip.Calgary afternoons can be very sunny; beat the heat and remember your trip with this cap for $13 at Canadian Impressions, 131 – 8 Ave SW.Or really go western by sporting a cowboy hat; this men’s Stetson is a classic (right). From their Buffalo Collection, it’s made from genuine buffalo hide, $150. For women, a classy choice is this Lite Felt hat from Baily, it’s breathable and shapeable, $60 (left). Find both at Riley & McCormick Western Store.Wear a piece of Calgary home. Bolo ties are traditionally made with braided leather string tipped in silver and run through a decorative buckle. This one is $12 at Kanata Trading Post, 108 – 7 Ave SW.However, more stylish is this Western Moon pendant designed by local artist Dee Fontans. It’s made from sterling silver with a citrine stone and 24 karat gold trim, $650 at Influx Gallery.

For more souvenir ideas, see Part II of our feature.—Laura Pellerine

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