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fashion shows

4 Calgary Fashion Shows in November 2019

By Anna Rybnickova

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Are you craving vibrant colours, bold cuts and extravagant materials? We’ve got your back with these tips on dazzling fashion shows around the city.

YYC Chic 2019
Thursday, November 7
This evening reception and gala consists of hors d’oeuvres, musical entertainment, a silent auction and — of course — a fashion show which highlights the best of local fashion. There is an opportunity to shop at pop-up kiosks of several local retailers. The Style Guys, Jason and Aly, will lead you through the entire evening, promising glamorous and stylish experience.
Hudson 200 – 8 Ave SW 6th floor

Courtesy of Making Changes Association, YYC Chic

Otahpiaaki 2019: Ísstoíyítahsinni
Saturday, November 9
The annual celebration of Indigenous culture returns to town, hosting Indigenous fashion designers, artists, musicians, and performers showcasing the beauty of their cultures in all forms. You will be able to visit designer ateliers and an Indigenous runway show in the Central Library.
Calgary Central Library, 800 – 3 St SE

Xanthus
Thursday, November 28
Come see the inaugural show hosted by Concept X and get swept off your feet by the many forms of Canadian fashion, art installations, dance performances and live music. DJ Egypt will entertain you throughout the evening, together with pop-up dance performances. You can also visit a market showcasing the local looks and styles this town has to offer. See the unique styles of Kate Hewko, Malika Rajani, Charming Chaos and others at the runway show that is sure to inspire your fashion sense.
Venue 308, 308 – 11 Avenue Southeast #110

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Trunk Show Calgary
Friday – Sunday, November 29 – December 1
Attention, future brides! Trunk Show Calgary offers the brides-to-be a unique opportunity to meet with a designer or an executive from Martina Liana and schedule an appointment to try on the wedding dresses, which are not ordinarily available in local salons. You can look forward to a spectacular showcase of the latest cuts and styles and choose a dress that will make your big day even more special.
The Bridal Boutique Calgary, 5131 Elbow Dr SW

Hot Shopping: Shop Talk: From a Pod to a Peppertree

Peppertree Fashions owner Constance Hall (pictured) believes in staying true to her goals.  When the boutique opened 10 years ago, Hall’s dream of bringing fabulous style to Winnipeg women was coupled with a vision to connect with her community in meaningful ways. This is evidenced by the three charity fashion shows she orchestrates each year, where her vivacious customers are cast as models. Hall says these events are a great way to get to know her customers personally. With such strong customer relationships, Hall buys stock confidently, often knowing exactly who will love each piece before it arrives in the store. Peppertree’s merchandise ranges from chic, professional career wear to bright and  jazzy cruise wear for snowbirds carried year-round. Colourful appliquéed sweaters, bold jewellery, and printed tunics are found in this happy shop. Nourished by its firmly planted roots, Peppertree has flourished over the past decade and looks fashionably forward to the future. Peppertree Fashions, 123 Scurfield Blvd, 204-837-2435