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27 Boutique

I found a new favourite store last Friday and it’s called 27 Boutique. Founded in 2002, 27 Boutique is nestled at the west end of the commercial district of 17th Avenue. They also have a huge online presence  selling shoes, clothes and accessories. While I had visited the online shop many times, Friday was the first time that I had been in the store…which truthfully was probably a good thing since I have zero self control and a sizeable mortgage! Within my first few steps in the store I knew 27 Boutique and I would be very good friends. The store is newly renovated and has a modern and chic feel, the staff are incredibly friendly not to mention dressed immaculately. The first thing I noticed was a retro looking bomber by Only neatly folded at the front table. Naturally I ended up leaving with it. Truthfully I love fashion but am not always the best at pairing fashionable outfits together. I love that 27 Boutique has personal shoppers that will help pull from your fashion sense and comfort level to create outfits that flatter your body and still feel like (a trendy version) of you. I’ve worked with personal shoppers in other […]

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Fortunista

If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll know that for the last few weeks I have been sharing information about this amazing company called  Fortunista and the incredible work that they do for children with learning disabilities. I first got involved with Fortunista a few months ago at one of their markets in SW Calgary. I met the owner, Jen, and instantly felt her passion for helping and growing a business that makes a difference while offering a product that people will genuinely love. Jen was full of ideas and inspiration and never lost sight of her mission to raise money for the G.R.I.T. Calgary Society. A large portion of the proceeds from the sale of the necklaces goes towards G.R.I.T. Each necklace is hand stamped with an encouraging word or phrase like mine which says purpose. These necklaces are stamped by children who are assisted by G.R.I.T. using a hand over hand method. Not only does this encourage creativity and provide a sense of accomplishment it also assists with developing motor skills. The necklaces are adjustable which I love! The full length is 22 inches but it can be adjusted to your preferred length and layered. In the photo below, I’m […]

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