Wear Notes

Andrews Concept Store in Oakville: Luxury womenswear retailer Andrews recently opened a new concept store in downtown Oakville at the corner of Lakeshore Road East and Trafalgar Road. Andrews features curated apparel alongside lifestyle, home and unique designer pieces from across the globe. The 5,000-square-foot store is expertly segmented into distinct areas in which fashion and lifestyle pieces are mindfully woven together to create a unique style and vibe. Andrewsco.com

Platinum Jubilee Community Hero Award to Joseph Tassoni: Fashion designer Joseph Tassoni is a leading member of the Burlington Downtown community. His designs are proudly made in Canada (locally) and he is a proud supporter of the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation, the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, Halton Women’s Place and many others. Last July, Tassoni was awarded with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Community Hero Award, presented by the Hon. Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington and the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development of Canada. Congratulations! Josephtassoni.com

Stylish Support: Quebec-based company Masdel has combined style and support with Supporo, their selection of chic and quirky compression socks. These are far from your grandma’s plain beige support hose. Supporo compression socks are made from high-end Italian fabric and offered as medical compression socks or knee-high compression for day-to-day, sports activities, travel, work and more. Supporo.com

Rural Rennai-scents: Canadian couple Leslie and Peter started Walton Wood Farm, located in Bailieboro, Ontario, with the desire to create a sustainable non-farming income. That goal has brought forth a lineup of unique personal care products, including alluring manly fragrances like The Gentleman solid cologne. It’s packaged in a travel-worthy tin that won’t leak or break. Waltonwoodfarm.com

Sneaky Feet: Wearing heels can be hellish. Sloafer Sneakerpumps were designed to keep feet comfy and still look stylish. Said to embody the heart of a ballerina and the sole of a sneaker, the footwear combines classy ballet flats and comfy sneakers, making them the all-in-one shoes for women. Founder Lucy Herron believes that women deserve a stylish alternative to heels, so she created a product that can be worn anywhere. Sloafer.com