Calgary Alert

Calgary Alert
May 2009

It’s no secret. These fabulous finds and stylish spots will turn her special day into a month-long celebration.
Lynda SeaMum’s the Word

Portobello West
What: Fashion and art market with over 80 Canadian designers including JC Studio (pictured), Red Jade and Elroy.
Why: Moms get a free gift on Sunday.
When: May 8-10.
Where: Big Four Building, Stampede Park (1410 Olympic Way S.E.) $5 admission children 12 and under free.

What: New design district boutique with everything from swimsuits and accessories to fanciful frocks.
Why: It’s my party (dress) and I’ll buy if I want to.
Where: 117, 638 11 Ave S.W., 403-262-6602.

Photo: Tim Strong

Foliage by Maria Curcic
What: Local milliner’s exhibit of whimsical hats, accessories and paintings.
Why: We’re talking heads.
When: Friday, May 29, 7:30 pm
Where: Alliance Français of Calgary (AFC), 1221 2 St. S.W., 403-245-5662

What: Get the Canadian exclusive on these handcrafted leather handbags.
Why: It’s an urban jungle out there.
Where: ChiChi Couture, 123, 12100 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-278-4455.

Sky 360 Restaurant and Lounge
What: Enjoy brunch 600 feet up with a 360-degree view of the city below.
Why: Let the world revolve around her.
Where: Calgary Tower, 101 9 Ave. S.E., 403-532-7966.

Do You Have Your Fashion Targets Breast Cancer T-Shirt? The one T-Shirt everyone at FLARE wears is the FTBC T-Shirt – hitting Joe Fresh Style stores this May. Visit fashiontargets.ca to win great prizes and find out more about this very important (and oh-so-stylish) Tee. All proceeds from the sale of the shirt go to Rethink Breast Cancer. And don’t forget to wear your T-shirt in support of the cause on Fashion Targets Friday, May 29th. Log on to joe.ca for store locations. We promise it’s the best $12 you’ll spend this spring!

It’s our 30th anniversary and we want you to join in on the fun. To help us celebrate, we’re giving away a luxurious Mexico spa trip for two to one lucky Flare reader! Enter for your chance to win today. www.flare.com/mexico

Do you have what it takes to walk the runways of New York, Paris and Milan?
Ford Models Scouts are looking for fresh young Canadian faces. Join us Saturday, May 30th at the Chinook Centre between 1-4pm to participate in the 2009 FORD MODELS SUPERMODEL OF THE WORLD — CANADA search.