Lights, camera, shopping! Summer is prime time for Winnipeg’s film industry with many movie and television cameras rolling across the province. Professional costumers turn to these spots to source silver screen standouts for both modern and period flicks:
Stylists solve footwear dilemmas at Canadian Footwear. This versatile shoe resource has three locations and a wide variety of styles from cowboy boots to patent leather stilettos. 128 Adelaide St, 1-204-944-7463; 1530 Regent Ave, 1-204-944-7466; 1504 St. Mary’s Rd, 1-204-944-7474.
A great resource for its rich costume collection and wide range of theatrical accessories, the two floors of Harlequin Costume & Dance are a golden go-to. 375 Hargrave Street, 1-204-943-6400.
Examples of colour, pattern, texture and shine at Ragpickers from each decade of 20th century fashion demand hours of rack rifling. 216 McDermot Ave, 1-204-942-7992.
A rainbow of hats, jewellery, shoes and vintage apparel at The Ruby Slipper Vintage Shoppe (pictured) include floral house dresses and charming twin sets as seen in Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story The Sequel that’s currently on location. 1-204-237-4976, 970 Sargent Ave.
The cyclical nature of fashion renders the savvy stock selection of Vintage Glory aligned with current trends. Pick up a hippy-chic structured straw purse or some vintage sunnies. 1-204-946-5212, 88 Albert St.