This month, escape the cold by visiting these new stores and spas, hitting up a great sale or shopping at a local market. Here’s what you need to know about the latest shopping and lifestyle openings, news and sales.
BikeBike’s annual Spring Fling event is your chance to get a great deal on bicycles and cycling parts and accessories. This year’s sale will take place from March 21 to 25, and will feature discounts on last year’s bike models, 15 percent off items like parts and accessories, and 25 percent off baby seats.
If you’ve ever struggled to find the perfect dress or yearned for fashion brands from abroad, Blondie Boutique is here for you. The new 1,400-square-foot shop opened its doors at the beginning of February along 17 Ave. S.W. in Lower Mount Royal. With its white walls, light wood floors and marble backsplash, Blondie Boutique offers a sleek space to shop for stylish women’s wear and accessories (think cute dresses, feminine tops and choker necklaces). Take your time browsing the range of international brands available here, which include Frasier Sterling Jewelry, Bardot, Yumi, Amuse Society, Jen’s Pirate Booty, Private Party and more. You can even embrace your inner Kardashian by picking up a LuMee case for your phone here.
#101, 1019 17 Ave. S.W., 403-478-7697, blondie-boutique.com
Knickers ‘N Lace has been in business for more than 25 years, and in that time, they’ve become one of the go-to places in the city to get lingerie, bras, sleepwear, hosiery and more. March is a particularly good time to visit the shop in Willow Park Village, as all regular priced bras and matching panties are 20 percent off throughout the whole month.
With locations in Bridgeland and the International Hotel already, Leela Eco Spa opened its third location in the Beltline on February 1st. Make an appointment today to get a facial, manicure, pedicure, massage, wax or body treatment in the newly renovated space, or opt for one of its spa packages. New features at the Beltline location include a steam shower and lockers to store your belongings.
Pick up some locally made treats, baby products or apparel at Little Modern Market’s winter edition. The market will take place at the Earl Grey Golf Club on March 11 and 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and there will be different vendors to shop from on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, look for vendors like Bandit Cubs, Gypsy Skulls, Fond Boutique, Filigree Pastries and more. If you visit on Sunday, you’ll find vendors like Friday Sock Co., Modern Tipi, Salty Sea Dog Designs and Wild Tea Kombucha.