Style Picks

Localist at Large: Calgary Edition

Welcome to Localist at Large, our newest source for the coolest stuff across Canada. This week, contributor Ania Boniecka shares her top picks for her hometown

The Party: For one night only—tonight, May 22!—the Veuve Clicquot Yelloweek Fashion Show at Mango Shiva (218 8 Avenue SW) is a festival-style ‘tribute to creativity’ showcasing gastronomy, arts, fashion and lifestyle. The runway show includes contributions by local students and designers; attendees can bid on student designs and purchase them during the event.

Yelloweek MANGOSHI Poster

The Pop Up: Tomorrow afternoon (May 23) Poppy Barley will be on site at Coco + Violent Boutique (2500 4 St SW #17) presenting their latest made-to-measure footwear collection. Commission your own pair—they’re very reasonably priced for bespoke shoes!—and experience a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.

poppy barley

The Opening: Also tomorrow (May 23), Weekend by Max Mara—a more casual sibling to the luxe Italian sportswear line, Max Mara—opens its newest location at Chinook Centre.

max mara

The Shop: The Bamboo Ballroom, an Edmonton-based boutique, has a month long pop-up shop at 1412 1st SW. Shop Free People, Finders Keepers, One Teaspoon and Something Else—among others—as well as local YYC designers like Malika, Camp Brand Clothing and Banoeemee. On until June 22.

Bamboo Ballroom