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Leather Shoes You Don't Need To Break In

Leather Shoes You Don't Need To Break In

We’ve all been there–slipping on a pair of leather shoes and feeling immediate discomfort. “How long will this last? Will they stretch? Are they going to be comfortable eventually?” High-quality structured leather shoes often have a break-in period of 5-8 wears in which the leather softens and molds to your...

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Styling Notes With Sammi Smith

Styling Notes With Sammi Smith

Meet Sammi Smith, founder of contemporary loungewear brand, Soft Focus. For the past 10 years, Sammi has been living and working in Toronto for some of Canada’s top fashion brands, which developed her knowledge and skill in the apparel industry. We recently connected with Sammi and asked her she would...

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Our Founders' Favourites: Spring Edition

Our Founders' Favourites: Spring Edition

As a small Canadian business, we’re introducing you to other Canadian brands we love. By supporting these brands, we’re fostering the next generation of women-owned businesses. Legacy matters, let’s shop to shape the future of retail.
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Raise Her Up: Karen Lee

Raise Her Up: Karen Lee

Meet Karen Lee, half of the visionary behind Vancouver-based LEZÉ The Label. Karen and her business partner Tanya began LEZÉ The Label in 2018 after feeling inspired by the thought of all-day pyjama comfort – "What if we could create workwear that was recycled, comfortable, and looked presentable?" they thought. Karen's goal...

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Raise Her Up: Katie Warwa

Raise Her Up: Katie Warwa

The mature neighbourhoods in Edmonton are experiencing an influx of many beautiful infill homes. If you’ve stopped to admire one of these homes, it’s likely you’re looking at a home designed by Katie Warwa, Lead of Design at Urbis Infill Homes, and her team. Katie  has a Masters of Architecture from UBC,...

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Raise Her Up: Chantell Ghosh

Raise Her Up: Chantell Ghosh

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Chantell Ghosh Executive...

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Raise Her Up: Charlene Butler

Raise Her Up: Charlene Butler

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Charlene Butler Board Governor,...

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Raise Her Up: Paulina Cameron

Raise Her Up: Paulina Cameron

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Paulina Cameron CEO, Forum...

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Raise Her Up: Shashi Behl

Raise Her Up: Shashi Behl

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Shashi Behl President,...

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Raise Her Up: Charlene Theodore

Raise Her Up: Charlene Theodore

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Charlene Theodore Lawyer,...

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Raise Her Up: Annie Korver

Raise Her Up: Annie Korver

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Annie Korver Consultant,...

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Raise Her Up: Sophie Collins

Raise Her Up: Sophie Collins

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Sophie Collins Co-Founder...

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