Nov 30

Find Your Perfect Holiday Party Dress

by Shannon Calhoun · 0 comments

The holidays always provide a great excuse to get dolled up, and of course buy a fabulous new outfit!

Here are my top 5 places to find that little black dress, or little green dress, or…..


Studio Intent is a hidden gem nestled in Fashion Central. They have really unique pieces and I love the fact that they exclusively showcase independent Canadian designed fashion and art.

This gorgeous  green Rebecca King kimono knot dress above is styled with a feather necklace and black leather obi style belt from Brave. Stunning!


The Marta sequined cocktail dress at BCBG MAXAZRIA in the CORE comes in a number of gorgeous colours like port, carbon, and black and gold.  You’re sure to dazzle in this formfitting silhouette with all over sequin embellishment!


GUESS by Marciano, also at the CORE, has a several chic dresses in store including Elin Kling’s Karla Maxi Dress with subtle sheer cutouts and a slightly revealing slit.  I love the sheer lined V-neck and sexy v-shaped back.


Purr has such a funky vibe and really diverse clothing. The broad spectrum of styles, colours and textures they carry made it difficult to pick just one, but this stunner by Audrey 3 +1 caught my eye. The little gold stars give it just enough glitter without being over the top, and the low v in the front and cut out in the back make it flirty and fun.


Echo Evenings & Bridal has recently moved from their location in Fashion Central to the newly renovated Scotia Centre. If you’re looking for something elegant you’ll want to have a look there. They also carry wedding gowns, as their name alludes.

Wherever you end up finding your holiday attire, make sure to remember… “The dress must not hang on the body but follow its lines. It must accompany its wearer and when a woman smiles the dress must smile with her.” ~Madeleine Vionnet

Happy hunting ladies!

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