It’s that time of year again… Summer wedding season! We all have one or two friends tying the knot in the summer heat, so we’ve compiled a few of our favourite dresses to stay cool, look elegant, and dance the night away! Included in our picks are pieces from the spring/summer collections of Ursa Minor, Atelier Delphine, Black Crane, and more.
The Black Crane Pleats Dress has an elasticized waist for easy wear in a classic silouette. Made of 100% cotton. Pictured here in Charcoal.
The Black Crane Pleats Dress in Lemon Yellow is a gorgeous color for summer weddings. Made of 100% cotton.
The Black Crane Wrap Dress has perfect swing for a wedding dance floor, with the elegance of a high neckline. Made of 100% silk, pictured here in Grey. Also available in Charcoal and Gold.
This Atelier Delphine Crescent Maxi Dress has a subtle elegance with dulled gold trim around the hem. Made of 100% silk, in Black.
This Nice Things Sailor Dress has an effortless 70’s vibe, in a beautiful bright blue. Perfect for that wedding by the sea, with white piping running along the straps, bust, and waistline.
The Ursa Minor Kathe Dress in Terra Cotta is a simple, easy to wear piece for your indie summer wedding. Made of 100% lightweight linen. Also available in Black.
The Romy Dress from Ursa Minor in Terra Cotta offers a feminine flair in a figure hugging wrap dress, with a modest hemline. Made of 100% Linen. Also available in Cream.
The Work-Shop Navy Pocket Dress offers an elegant alternative with a drop waist pleated to perfection. Accessorize with heals, diamond studs, and a red lip for your formal wedding! Made of 100% cotton.
Hey, Hey! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th. If you’re stuck for gift ideas, swing by the shop – we’d love to help you out. In the meantime, here are some suggestions!
We got some new cotton hamman towels recently. These make lovely towels, throws, shawls, tablecloths, beach cover-ups, etc. They pair really nicely with locally made Happy Spritz aromatherapy sprays, too!
Locally made leather tote bag from AW by Andrea Wong. A great modern shape.
Looking for something a little sassy? Okay, maybe not for YOUR mom, but maybe your kid’s mom?
The Torte Top from local design house, Vestige, is so pretty. And it’s made in Vancouver!
Jewelry is always appreciated, especially in the form of a Pyrrha talisman necklace. Locally made.
Got a practical mom? Pehr drum bins are new to the shop! Great for storing all manner of stuff and make great laundry baskets, too. Just don’t make your mom do your laundry on Mother’s Day.
Enamel storage containers and mini cookbooks for the mom who loves her kitchen.
Gorgeous linen dress from Ursa Minor. So pretty. Made in Montreal.
For the new mom or mom-to-be: nurturing teas to support her in any stage of pregnancy and beyond. Paired with a lovely handmade teapot or mug from Eikcam Ceramics? You’re so thoughtful…
Here’s some of our top picks for the ladies – where do we start? Whether she’s your BFF, significant other, mom, sister, boss, daughter….we think you’ll find something just right for her. These are just a few ideas – so much more in the shop. And we love helping people find the perfect gift so come on in and talk to us!
Super soft and cosy t-shirts from local label VESTIGE make a wonderful gift. Each shirt has a different embroidered message at the hem which makes it extra special. They’re thoughtfully presented in a glass bottle that can be reused.
Simple, elegant and modern jewelry from local designer Kara Yoo is always a good choice. We’ve got bracelets (these are her newest bangles), earrings and necklaces.
A great linen scarf in classic red plaid. Also available in green plaid and B&W herringbone.
Perfect everyday leather purse in three colours.
Handmade ceramic ring holders in a few different glaze options.
To go with the ring holders… small handmade dishes which are ideal for holding earrings and other small objects.
Locally made skincare from Fable Naturals – fair trade and organic is the name of the game. Skincare doesn’t have to be expensive to be effective. Cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize with this entire line.
Sweet embroidered linen pouches (photo credit Coral & Tusk).
We don’t think she even needs to be a cat person to appreciate these hefty mugs from Beardbangs. Made in Montreal.
Gorgeous bralets from Love Stories. Sporty and sweet.
Perfect sized everyday tote in mineral metallic adds a subtle touch of bling. Silver not her thing? We also have it in matte black and oxblood.
This unstructured coat from Delphine will keep her cosy and warm.
Another coat option, from Vancouver-based Vestige. Great shape in a classic camel colour.
So timely… now that the temperature has dropped about 20 degrees seemingly overnight, we’re getting our first (of many) Fall deliveries.
Black Crane and Josi Faye have arrived in the shop. And we are happy to introduce two new labels to Vancouver: Miranda Bennett Studio and Wolcott:Takemoto. Miranda Bennett is based in Austin, Texas and focuses on timeless small-batch pieces, using botanically dyed textiles. Wolcott:Takemoto hails from NYC and produces clothing that is elegant, minimalist and has great detailing. Take a peek below.. we hope you love what you see! xo
Black Crane Slim Dress in Mustard. Also comes in Black and Deep Forest. Nice frayed edge hem detail.
Black Crane Quilt Dress in Dark Purple; also comes in Deep Forest. So cosy.
Shift Dress in handspun silk from Josi Faye. You heard me… handspun silk.
Josi Faye pleated skirt in handspun silk, paired with Fog Linen tee and Baggu leather purse.
Miranda Bennett Everyday Top in Russet silk noil. Also comes in Black.
Miranda Bennett Muse Dress in Black silk noil. Super versatile.
Miranda Bennett Tribute Dress in Indigo Bull Denim with convertible leather belt; tie it in front, wrap it around the back or remove it altogether.
Miranda Bennett Tour Dress in black silk noil; play with the belt by tying in front or back. Below the knee length.
The Carkeek Top from Wolcott:Takemoto in super soft brushed cotton. Love this neckline and the bracelet length sleeves.
From The Sleep Shirt. Yes it is a sleeping tunic, but we would wear it as daywear without a hint of hesitation. In classic Blackwatch Plaid.
Join us for an exciting event happening in New Westminster this Thursday, Friday, Saturday!
We’re joining forces with a gaggle of other indie shops — The Pleasant Shop, Lut Boutique, One of a Few Clothing, Lifetime Collective, Little Mountain Workshop and Board of Trade — for three days to offer great steals and deals. Fashion, accessories and jewelry from 10-75% off!
You’ll find us at 42 Sixth Street in New West (right downtown, conveniently close to the Skytrain)
Opening night Thursday: 7-10pm/ Friday and Saturday 11-6pm
See you there! xo
We just received another shipment from LA based Black Crane. This is one of our all time favourite labels in the shop. Focusing on a silhouette that complements supple lines and comfort, the collection is characterized as minimal and edgy. Designers Alexander Yamaguchi and Momoko Suzuki consider environmental issues seriously, and all production process including fabric weaving take place in Los Angeles.
Linen Cocoon Dress in sky.
So pretty. Could also be called “Tulip Dress” I think.
…from the back.
Jumpsuit in grey/black. Also available in marine blue and navy.
Culottes in black. Also available in navy.
Tie Romper in marine blue. Comes in navy too.
Long sleeve shirt in white worn over cocoon dress. Shirt also available in sky blue and grey/black.
3/4 sleeve sheer dress in white.
3/4 sleeve dress in navy.