Calgary’s fashion and spa scene is growing bigger and better by the day, and you don’t want to miss out on any of its new offerings. Here’s what you need to know about the latest shopping and lifestyle openings, news and sales.
When you float in a sensory deprivation tank, your body experiences a relaxation response which induces a flood of endorphins throughout your system. These neurotransmitters are responsible for relieving us from pain, enhancing our mood, and decreasing anxiety. This response leaves us in a calm and clear state of being.
This new float spa recently opened its doors in Mission. Clear Float Spa offers one-hour sessions floating in a pod filled with high-density saltwater, which can help with stress relief, meditation and muscle therapy. Afterwards, enjoy a cup of tea from The Tea Factory in the spa’s Zen Room.
105, 1800 4 St. S.W., 403-454-4502, clearfloat.ca
Kit and Ace has moved a few blocks down into a new space, which used to be occupied by Ette, in Mount Royal Village. At 2,908 square feet, the new space is more than double the size of its previous store. Open since July 1st, Kit and Ace now has much more room for its minimalist wardrobe staples and pieces made from technical cashmere, plus a seating area, large fitting rooms and a supper club table.
Maria Tomas Furniture & Decor’s semi-annual sale is the perfect opportunity to refresh the look of your home. Most of the store will be on sale until the end of July, with deals to be had on everything from indoor and outdoor furniture to wallpaper to lighting.
1015 11 St. S.W., 403-233-9055 and 6051 Centre St. S., 403-454-6051, mariatomas.com
Nordstrom’s annual anniversary sale is one of the best shopping events of the year. Stop by between July 22 to August 7 to get great deals on new fall arrivals, designer fashions and much more throughout the whole store.
Saks Fifth Avenue to open its first Western Canadian store in Calgary in 2018
On May 31st, American retailer Saks Fifth Avenue announced that it will be opening its first Western Canadian store in Calgary. Slated to open in CF Chinook Centre in January 2018, the two-level, 115,000 square foot store will offer designer wear for men and women, accessories, shoes and more. This will be the third Saks Fifth Avenue location in Canada.
Elevate your wardrobe at the newly opened Shear Luxury, which sells men’s and women’s apparel, boots and accessories. The Inglewood shop carries ethically sourced knitwear from brands like Animana Patagonia and Merinomink TM, as well as leather boots from Alberto Fasciani.
1412 9 Ave. S.E., 403-455-2010, shearluxury.ca
Calgary’s second Tommy Bahama store opened on June 21 in CF Chinook Centre. Located on the second floor between Urban Behaviour and Spareparts, the 3,800 square foot store is full of men’s and women’s apparel, swimwear, accessories and shoes that are perfect for both a getaway and everyday wear. The store’s decor, which features plenty of oak, teak and maple, creates a stylish shopping atmosphere.