Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Men’s Spring 2014 Fashion Trends

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Spring is officially here. With it comes the arrival of refreshing fashion trends for men. If your wardrobe is in desperate need of an updated look, check out these popular and wearable 2014 spring fashion trends and incorporate them into your wardrobe.

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Women’s Spring 2014 Fashion Trends

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014


Fashionistas are gearing up to don spring’s hottest trends. This season is defined by soft pastels, lace embellishments, pleasing pleats and interesting jackets. The runways have played host to a unique array of prints and solids affording trend-seekers the ultimate in design for spring.

Pretty Pastels

Fabrics colored in soft pastel shades are ideal for separates from the cropped pant and shorts to office attire and daring dresses for nights out. The key to incorporating pastels into one’s wardrobe is to select flattering colors and introduce them modestly. Someone accustomed to darker shades is likely to be uncomfortable with a pale purple ensemble. Using pieces such as scarves, handbags and tees to introduce this season’s in-demand hues is perfectly acceptable.
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May Court Oakville Presents Runway Tour 2013

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The May Court Club of Oakville at Wellspring

The May Court Club of Oakville presents The Runway Tour 2013 …Milan..Paris..New York..Oakville. Spring has arrived; and with that, exciting new fashions from Canadian, American (New York) and European designers who will be featured on the Runway Tour this year.

Once again Tocca Finita and M for Men have partnered with the May Court Club of Oakville to bring you an exciting fashion show to tempt your fashion sense and your eyes.

For over forty years The May Court Club has been financially supporting Oakville youth with their post secondary education with their annual Scholarship Program. These young people need to have shown commitment to the community of Oakville, and require assistance to move forward with their educational financial needs. The Wellspring Birmingham-Gilgan House, located at 2545 Sixth Line in Oakville, is a safe haven for people living with cancer and are dealing with the challenges that cancer can bring. The May Court Club of Oakville sponsors these and many other Oakville charities. You are encouraged to join The Runway Tour 2013 on April 18th and enjoy an evening with friends and family while supporting these worthwhile charities.

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Ron White Kicks Off The Annual Shoe Drive

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Ron White is known for his amazing shoe designs, his stunning All Day Heels®collection, that feel as great as they look, and his fabulous boutiques, but he should also be known for his huge heart and his dedication to giving back. Seventeen years ago, Ron started his Annual Shoe Drive, which has since become the largest in Canada. Over the years, many of Ron’s celebrity friends have been there to show their support by donating signed shoes, including international stars such as Celine Dion, Matt Damon, and Kevin Spacey, as well as Canada’s own Jeanne Beker and Ben Mulroney, as well as CITYTV’s Dina Pugliese and Jennifer Valentyne. (more…)

Get To Know Vocado!

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Kolleen & Emily at Vocado

Downtown Oakville has many fabulous clothing boutiques, but one of my favourites is Vocado. Not only do they have a great selection of clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as the hottest denim selection in town, but it’s the kind of place where the staff immediately make you feel comfortable, and as co-owner Emily says “it’s a warm, friendly environment and we’re proud of it, and customers become our friends and we love that.”

The co-owners of Vocado are long time friends, and met years ago when they both worked at a children’s toy and book store on Lakeshore Road as teenagers. Emily Dobbie and Kolleen Hanna both grew up in Oakville, and they dreamt that one day they would open a fabulous boutique filled with all of their favourite fashions. Now, they actually have two fabulous boutiques, one in Liberty Village in Toronto, and their hometown location in Oakville, just down the street from where they met.

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