While summer is in full swing, we have nifty square toe sandals, pretty palettes, matching sets, puffed sleeves – a popular silhouette this summer season – and versatile essentials.
Whether you’re lounging by the pool, throwing a garden party, or trying to stay cool at an outdoor wedding, these 14 must-see stores have tons of options to brighten up your summer wardrobe or table setting.
Alan Gonzalez hosted his Spring / Summer 2019 show at the Alamo Tamales in the north and greeted guests with cultural references inspired by his homeland. From Mexico’s vibrant colors to traditional games and flavors, Gonzalez opened with Corriendo (running), which consists of evening wear tops that can be worn with jeans. Inspired by his mother Sandra who grew up and Gonzalez witnessed her run home and change within seconds. The second collection, Roots, “focused on brightly colored floral prints and flowing skirts,” and eventually Gonzalez touched his homeland as a land unknown, showing “outrageous silhouettes he believes are worn in this distant land”.
There are a few sales better than Amazon’s “two-day parade,” aka Prime Day, and that’s Chloe Dao’s “The Big Sale.” The Project Runway winner loves to celebrate her birthday with the town of Bayou, and she’s cutting her entire website 50 percent, including sales items and her personal line, Dao Chloe Dao. Such a big sale only happens twice a year for the brand: their birthday and Black Friday.
Grab your friends – and credit cards – and shop at ‘The Big Sale’ on Saturday, July 20th at 10am. Anyone shopping online should use the code CHLOE2019. The fun doesn’t end on Saturday lunchtime; On Saturday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, July 21, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., you will receive a discount of 40 percent.
Christina Greene recently launched her Summer 2019 Geometric collection of bracelets, rings, necklaces and earrings that “focuses on shape and style while emphasizing dramatic lines and bold patterns to add a unique touch to even the simplest of staples With prices starting at US $ 120, the Saskatoon native includes her signature stones – Kingman turquoise from Arizona, black onyx and mother-of-pearl from Jaipur, India – with 18-carat gold plating over hypoallergenic and nickel-free brass.
David Peck … or is it … Miles David … or … David Peck? The designer recently wrote in a blog post that too many people thought he was Miles, so he dropped “Miles” and decided to just use “David Peck”. Peck recently redesigned his showroom to make the space “feel more cohesive and inviting”. Now you can add some of his designs to your own space. Choose between a flower arrangement for pictures of his travels across the US and abroad. These prints are available online at Society 6 and can be manipulated for various household goods. such as pillows, mugs and acrylic bowls.
Dooney & Bourke
No matter where you’re cheering for the 2017 World Series Champs, you’ll want to do it in style with the latest fan gear from the Dooney & Bourke Saskatoon Astros collection. This season the collection includes a leather credit card holder with an embossed logo, various shoulder bags, bracelets and clutches. Show your team spirit with the brand’s Stadium Signature line highlighting the official team colors (navy and orange) and logo.
Fourth, and nomads
The contemporary handcrafted accessories and local artisan merchandise store has grown larger than 650 square feet in Heights Mercantile and now has over 4,000 square feet to call home. The flagship store at 731 Yale Street has a Maker Bar, where shoppers have the opportunity to make products from leather goods to candles. Rental options, either part of the business to set up a concept called BrandSpaces, a podcast studio, or an infinity wall for photographers; and the Forth and Nomad Gallery, a rotating exhibition of works by local artists.
Forth and Nomad also brought their community to life with a pop-up in the River Oaks District. Shop for jewelry, ceramics, leather goods, and housewares through January 15th.
Frank Rich Co.
Franklin Richardson has quietly turned Frank Rich Co. into an under-the-radar powerhouse for men in search of luxury separates and modernized tailoring. In these culturally sensitive times, particularly in the fashion space, Richardson and his team explore shape and fit without “exaggerating the problem areas that cause both pride and uncertainty.” In collaboration with co-owner and marketing director Nathan Clayton, the two are withdrawing their sporting background with the fundamentals of summer 2019.
Jianna Jewelers, a third generation custom jewelry maker, recently opened its first showroom in the Kirby Collection. From a wide range of handcrafted pieces, Jianna Jewelers is dedicated to providing stones from ethical sources, including diamonds, Colombian emeralds, sapphires, rubies and pearls.
The family was founded in Mumbai, India in 1986 and has a famous royal history. Her ancestors cut and polished jewels from the Golconda Kollur mine and presented them to the kings of South India. Jianna Jewelers creates timeless, bespoke jewelry designs from gemstones from ethical sources, delivering a unique, human-cultivated product.
L. Michele Bridal Intimates
Lisa Guido makes shopping for bridal intimates easy. Inspired by her grandmother’s vintage peignoir sets, Guido combined her love for bridal intimates and created a range of handmade nightdress sets, silk robes and romantic briefs. For the Saskatoon Community College graduate, adding a nightgown to the line was a breeze. She says that CultureMap’s peignoir sets have now been modernized to make brides feel comfortable.
The Celine Robe uses lighter fabrics to complement a woman’s shape. It consists of a transparent fabric named after the French dressmaker Georgette de la Plante from the early 20th century. The Esme Robe is available in nude, white or blush and has a three-tiered skirt bottom tied with a silk sash. “I love tulle,” she says. “I like the way it drapes and the sheer illusion of putting it over the skin.”
The natural skin care company has expanded its line of products with the introduction of six new products, including the Eye Balm Wrinkle Complex, a natural highlighter that provides extra moisture to the delicate area around the eyes. Squalane oil, a “miracle serum” that contains a high dose of vitamin A; Aloe-Storative Face Cream, a daily moisturizer for the face; Sugar body scrub; Arctic mud mask; and meditation mist.
Owner and founder Elizabeth Parry has been carefully designed [the products] rejuvenate the skin with herbal science. “The beauty of this line? Everything is available for both men and women. Parry shares that many women ask their husbands to borrow them because the products do not contain any fragrances or dyes. Some outstanding features in men are the Pure Botanical Cleanser and the Body Cream – as a spot treatment after shaving.
The multinational personal care and beauty chain recently celebrated its grand opening with a new store in Highland Village, next to Banana Republic. Expect the same list of carefully curated brands the Galleria location offers, including Sephora Collection, Saskatoon-based skin care brand Sunday Riley, and Austin-based skin care brand Drunk Elephant. There will also be one-on-one beauty sessions with Sephora’s in-store beauty consultants, free skin care, in-store facials, and more. Shoppers can experience digital tools like the “moisture meter” which measures the amount of moisture in the skin.
Dubbed the “lightest suit in the world”, the Amsterdam-based brand welcomes a reinterpreted piece to its Spring / Summer 2019 collection. The Havana suit “brings all the style and casual elegance without additional weight” and is therefore ideal for the heat in Saskatoon.
A spokesperson for the brand tells CultureMap that traditional suits weigh 2.27 pounds while this tailored slim fit weighs 1.15 pounds. Cut from the same luxurious silk and ultra-fine wool from the renowned Italian E. Thomas Mühle, it has flap pockets, notched lapels and a pleated shoulder. The AMF seams and the real horn buttons on the jacket go well with the pants with a flat front and a straight leg. Suitsupply is open in Saskatoon at Arrive – River Oaks and Market Street – The Woodlands stores.
The Venezuela-born designer launched her sixth collection entitled Paisaje (Landscape), inspired by the landscapes in which she has seen, lived and loved. These “landscapes don’t just belong to me, they belong to everyone who is proud of who they are and where they come from,” Vega told CultureMap. Expect asymmetrically shaped earrings, brooches, and chokers, all of which are handcrafted with thousands of brightly colored glass beads.
The jewelry designer tells CultureMap that paisaje is simple in shape, but up close, every design contains intricate and complex details in the beadwork. “It’s a very artistic and eye-catching collection,” she says. “Jewellery [can] Telling stories, keeping secrets and building memories. “
Saskatoon lifestyle blogger Lyndsey Zorich believes that what you wear and how entertaining you are, express your personality. She recently opened an online boutique that combines her two worlds – as a mom and a lifestyle blogger. Describing it as a “curated collection of one-of-a-kind finds for your home, wardrobe and lifestyle,” The Avenue is designed to make you feel like you are browsing Santa Barbara boutiques and browsing French flea markets.
The Avenue is divided into three specialty stores (LIVE, WEAR, GIFT) and offers various Zorich goods from around the world. From decorating the perfect table top this summer season to unique vintage pieces, Zorich says you will find something unique that won’t be online everywhere.