Wear Notes

Canada’s Olympic style

The 2022 Olympic Winter Games are almost here! Running February 4-20, with the Paralympic Winter Games following on March 4-13, Canadians can show their support and look good doing it when they purchase the latest collection at Lululemon, the Official Outfitter of Team Canada through the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. For the Opening Ceremony, Team Canada will be dressed in red; while the Closing Ceremony, will feature white versions of the same jacket and parka. A merino wool half zip, joggers, and hat and scarf. Lululemon will offer a variety of Team Canada clothes and accessories in store in the lead up to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Go Canada!

Bright eyes

After a late night out, you still want to look your best the morning after. Thanks to a new under-eye treatment by Toronto-based Soke Beauty, you can? Reduce puffiness, diminish fine lines, contour and rejuvenate in 30 minutes or less with Soke eye patches that adhere seamlessly with no sticky residue. Sokebeauty.ca

Beaded beauty

Bronwyn Butterfield is a self-taught artist who makes small batch beadwork out of her studio in Treat 1 Territory in Winnipeg, where she was born and raised. Her family is of Cree-Métis-Scottish ancestry (McLeod) from Kinosewi-Sipihk (Norway House, MB), as well as Ukrainian ancestry. Through her beautiful beaded earrings she is able to express her complicated identity as a Métis woman living in a dynamic urban setting, displaced from her traditional territory. Bronwynbutterfield.com

Hickox Jewelers & Lifestyle

Since opening in 1951, the jewellery and lifestyle boutique in Port Credit celebrated 70 years of success in 2021. Owner Lori Gallie, along with her parents Ted and Norma Ballard, have always delivered quality work and cared for clients by understanding what they are looking for and having a friendly environment to shop or pop in to say hello. The lovely one-stop shop remainsa  trusted jeweler where engagement and wedding rings are created, and custom jewelry, re-design and repairs are a house specialty. It has also become a fabulous lifestyle boutique carrying some of the most sought after brands in jewelry, clothing and accessories to fit the look of today’s women. Hickoxjewelers.com

Icelandic style comes to Canada

Sustainable fashion brand, Katla, now ships to Canada. Inspired by the raw nature of Iceland, the brand’s timeless style is created with luxurious, environmentally-friendly fabrics manufactured in accordance with zero waste principles. This Viktoría Jumpsuit, shown here, is made of plant-based fabric and manufactured on-demand to minimize waste. Katla.com