MADE IN CANADA
We’ve arrived at that weird time in the summer when womenswear and beauty products are put on “End of Season” sale. Even though there are hopefully six or more weeks of gorgeous weather ahead of us, some of the best summer stuff can be had at a discount right now. Even better, many summer clothing items can be layered up to work during the colder seasons too.
▪️ Montreal beauty brand BKIND makes vegan and eco-friendly products for skin, nails, and hair, and right now some fan favourites are available at special prices. The Duo Top and Base Coat Nail Polish set, popular with beauty fans who don’t want nasty chemicals in their nail polishes, is usually $30, but it’s only $20 at the moment. Meanwhile, the gorgeously branded Hand Gel Sanitizer in Lemon and Eucalyptus will look fabulous on the bathroom sink, and it’s currently half price at $7.50.
▪️ Right now at Toronto’s Birds of North America, dresses, overalls and wrap tops have been marked down 30%. The Crescentchest Top is a classic long-sleeved wrap that will take you cool summer evenings as well as the colder months. Usually $136, you can grab it now for $95.
▪️ The cotton and rayon Carly Dress from Parkhurst is a sheath with a twist, literally, on the hip. Available in black, red, Persian pink, and Alaskan blue, You can save a whopping $61.01 and grab one for just $44.99.
▪️ Skinny, straight leg, wide leg, bootcut ... many styles are currently available for 50% off at Montréal brand Yoga Jeans. At a recent glance at the website, the Alex Bootcut in Dodger Blue was priced at $67, while the Lily Wide Leg was marked down from $130 to $69. At these prices the sizing is limited, but if you can find your size now is a great time to invest in some brag-worthy Canadian-made denim.
▪️ The Onesime double layer cotton camisole by Melow by Mélissa Bolduc will keep you cool and stylish on those really hot and humid days for which Ottawa is famous. It’s available in blue, grey, and laurel and has been marked down from $95 to $40.