3 Things to Buy This May

Adorable mismatched socks, luxurious nighties and roomy tote bags are all on our must-buy list this month.


Friday Sock Co.

You know that mysterious “the dryer ate my socks” phenomenon where you do laundry and you notice several socks have gone rogue once folding commences? Then, when you get dressed in the morning, you end up with two socks that kind of match? Meet Friday Sock Co., your problem-solver. The beauty of locally designed Friday Sock Co.’s socks is you never have to worry about finding that matching set ever again. Friday Socks ($13 per pair at The Uncommons) are intentionally mismatched, yet still come across as a match made in heaven. 

The Uncommons, 1325 9 Ave. S.E., 587-353-9337, the uncommons.ca, fridaysock.co 

Lusomé Sleepwear

People spend one third of their lives sleeping. If you are planning that much time catching up on your beauty sleep, you might as well be beautifully comfortable. Locally designed Lusomé Sleepwear features dryLon technology that ensures you’ll have a fresh, perspiration-free night. A standout from the newly launched collection is The Debra ($88 at Shades of Sleep or lusome.com), a sexy lace nightie that is perfect for the impending warm summer nights.

Shades of Sleep, 1221 9 Ave. S.E., 403-457-0092, shadesofsleep.ca, lusome.com

Safari Chic Collection

If you plan on hitting up one of Calgary’s many farmers’ markets this spring, you’ll need the Simplicity is Beauty ($80) tote on your arm to gather up all that delicious fresh produce and those pretty blooms. Part of the Safari Chic Collection from Calgary’s online Alora Boutique, this basket tote is inspired by the Ghanaian heritage of the designers. All pieces are handcrafted in Canada from recycled and natural materials.


This article appears in the May 2015 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here. 

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