Best Winter Coats EVER! – designed in Canada for Canadian winters

Floriane

First up – the Floriane Down Coat by Montreal fashion label Soia & Kyo.  Their down coats are a sell-out hit every year at Fresh Collective because of the great styling, super warm feel and sleek silhouette.  It feels like wearing a cozy sleeping bag, but you look like a stylish urbanite (not the Michelin Man!)  Available in black and midnight.

** Please note our online prices include shipping and taxes.  In-store price for Floriane is $435, which is the same as the online price when you back out taxes and shipping.**  Floriane is available at Roncesvalles and Kensington only.

Camyl_down_coat_soia_and_kyoNext up we have Camyl, also by Soia & Kyo, a Montreal based label that’s famous for their awesomely stylish, ridiculously warm and well designed coats.  Camyl is available in Black, a gorgeous Merlot and an awesome Olive colour this year.

** Please note our online prices include shipping and taxes.  In-store price for Camyl is $450, which is the same as the online price when you back out taxes and shipping.**  Camyl is available at Roncesvalles and Kensington only.
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COMING SOON – like very soon – is this fabulous Elsa coat from another Montreal fashion label called Schwiing.  This one will be available at our Queen Street store exclusively in Grey, Raspberry and Black and will be $220.

If you would like to be notified when it arrives, please email Jane and she will let you know!
Stay cozy and look great!  xoxo ~ Fresh Collective

 

 

Sweet Summer Sale

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It’s that time of year again! Fresh Collective has knocked down prices on some of your favourite Spring and Summer looks. Save up to 25% on some of our most popular designers including Address Apparel, Mandala DesignStudio Fresh, and Rita Di Cesare!

You don’t want to wait when we have a sale this great! With one-offs and limited sizes and colours left from our Spring/Summer collections, you’ll want to get into your favourite store today to get your hands on that peice you’ve been eyeing up all season long.

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What to Wear Wednesday – SPRINGing in the Rain

What to Wear Wednesday - SPRINGing in the Rain

What to Wear Wednesday – SPRINGing in the Rain by freshcollective featuring missoni

Okay, so it’s raining… a lot, but in an effort to play devil’s advocate, I decided to have fun creating a rainy-day set for today’s WTWW post.

I based today’s set around one of our great Soia & Kyo spring jackets. this stylish jacket creates a great silhouette while it’s fashionable hood (yes, that’s possible) keeps your ‘do safe from the drizzle!

Underneath, throw on your favourite pair of jeans and one of our brand new Yasmine Louis tops – I LOVE the slouchy comfy long-sleeved ones! I’d rock it off one shoulder for a casual cool look. Finish it off with your umbrella and give a pair of your fall boots (Miz Mooz pictured) another trip around town!

Topping it Off: Spring Jackets to Finish Your Look

High of 14 degrees today? I’ll take it!
Spring has arrived at last, and with it a chance to wear all those cute outfits you’ve been pining for through the cold winter (and early spring) months!

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The finishing touch of any great spring outfit is a fabulous jacket. Adding a stylish topper can be the perfect finishing touch! At Fresh Collective we have a love affair with Soia & Kyo – a wonderful (and proudly Canadian) line of outerwear. Their 2013 Spring collection is  structured, simple and creates a great silhouette. Check out the gorgeous styles we carry below:

Spring Arrivals: Curious Oddities, Paper People Clothing, Kollontai, Soia & Kyo

Spring has begun arriving at Fresh Collective and we couldn’t be more excited! Here’s a sampling of some of our latest and greatest for Spring 2013…

CURIOUS ODDITIES:

With her vivid imagination, designer Kat Shura sees a story in everything and seeks to unveil the magic in all she touches. Her current collection features a wide variety of salvaged treasures accented with premium quality, traditionally pressed, antiqued and silver plated brass.
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Find Curious Oddities on: Facebook :: Twitter

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KOLLONTAI:

Kollontaï is the Montreal-based fashion label of Gabrielle Tousignant and a workshop employing over twenty people who share a passion for made-in-Canada fashion apparel! Each garment combines uniqueness, aesthetic appeal, comfort, and quality. The rich interplay of colors, textures, transparencies and lace create a distinctive style inspired by lingerie.

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Find Kollontai on: Facebook

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SOIA & KYO:

Since it’s debut in 2004, Soia & Kyo has made a name for itself thanks to its fabulous fit, intricate detailing and unique styling: oversized buttons, asymmetric and structured collars, wide belts and contrast trims that create looks which are young and trendy with an urban sensibility and retro twist.
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Find Soia & Kyo on: Facebook :: Twitter :: Instagram :: Pinterest

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PAPER PEOPLE CLOTHING:

Paper People aims for those versatile items that express the wearer yet are appropriate for any occasion. Customers appreciate the one of a kind nature of the reclaimed pieces as well as the eclectic tonal, textural and print variations within each garment.  Environmentally conscious pieces from new textiles often incorporate contrast from reclaimed materials or screen printed accents adding a touch of the unique, handmade aesthetic.

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To celebrate the arrival of the Paper People Clothing Penny Dress (pictured above), we will be giving one away to a lucky guest at tonight’s Sustainable Fashion Book Launch! There are a few guest spots available so RSVP now!

Find Paper People Clothing on: Facebook :: Twitter :: Pinterest

Bundle Up for Winter with Soïa & Kyo

That familiar winter chill is in the air and Christmas decor is popping up everywhere (including our windows)!
It’s time to retire the fall jacket and slip into something a bit cozier before the snow starts to fall!

Fresh Collective has just what you need to keep you warm – winter coats from the wonderful Soïa & Kyo! Whether you’re looking for a stylish wool jacket to wear over your holiday party dress, or a super toasty weatherproof down-filled parka, we’ve got it all! Check out these stunning styles in-store at FC Roncesvalles and now available ONLINE!

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