Dish and Duer takes retail experience to a whole new interactive level
Retail success in 2016 is about a lot more than the products on display. These days, shoppers are looking for quality, convenience and now more than ever an experience.
And that is exactly what Vancouver based denim brands Dish and Duer is trying to offer with its new flagship store at 118 West Hastings St.
keyword in retail these days is having an experience, says Gary Lenett, the founder of Dish and Duer. you want to shop online, you can shop online. But people want to have an experience when they come in store. provide shoppers with that, Lenett has introduced a space he calls the Denim Playground, where shoppers can try on Dish and Duer styles, and then climb the walls, swing on the aerial bars or the rope swing, or simply stretch out on the rubberized floor mats. It all in the name of finding the right fit of denim, he says.
a touch tongue in cheek, he says of the space. what I found is that customers, primarily guys, when they were trying on the jeans, they would come in and come out and it wasn intuitive for them. They would start squatting and doing high kicks and all these weird gyrations. So what we decided to do was give them a real format.Canada Goose online
Lenett says the feedback from shoppers since the store has opened in March has been very positive.
conversion rate is crazy, he says.
Canada Goose spring release is pretty much made for Vancouver
If you looking for a springtime coat that can help you brave the spring showers of Vancouver in spring (though it has admittedly been pretty dry this year), then Canada Goose has just the collection for you.
The latest release boasts four outerwear designs in a slew of on season hues that are engineered for the elements in four major metropolitan Canadian cities Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal.
Vancouver design is the Brunswick Anorak Shell, which is a slim cut, lightweight and breathable rain shell that easily transforms into a one piece vest.
Brunswick Anorak Shell is the perfect companion for a bike ride on the seawall or a hike through Stanley Park, according to a news release.
We also think the Alderwood Shell in the eye catching camo print would be a good fit for Vancouverites thanks to its, well, completely visible design.
Nail colour company essie is celebrating a big milestone the release of its 1,000th polish shade.
The nail polish hue is a rich yellow shimmer called Aim to Misbehave.
nothing mellow about this pop of colour, a news release states. And that pretty much accurate, as the bright citrus shade is sure to garner wearers more than a few envious stares.
The limited edition release is available at mass retailers nationwide on May 31.
Victoria Beckham ventures into beauty
It Brit designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham is getting into the beauty business thanks to a partnership with Este Lauder.
The womenswear designer has created a limited edition collection for the makeup mega brand, aptly named the Victoria Beckham Este Lauder.
“The whole process has been both inspiring and eye opening from going back and revisiting the Este Lauder archives through to working on the product with the Este team, this feels like the perfect makeup partnership for me and my brand,” Beckham said in a news release.
Hudson’s Bay Company recently unveiled the latest Team Canada Collection, which will include hoodies, nylon track jackets, shirts and more, as well as scarves and yes, a new version of those iconic mittens in black, red and white, with styles for men, women and children.
The company also tapped Canadian design duo Dean and Dan Caten of Dsquared2 to create the team Opening Ceremony uniform, which will include a stylish red jacket, black pants and a performance material top that sure to be on the wish list of more than a few of Canada street style loving fashionistas.
In other Team Canada news, South Surrey based equestrian apparel brand Asmar Equestrian has been named the official apparel provider of the Canadian Equestrian Team.
is both an honour and a great pleasure to have been selected by Equine Canada as the official apparel brand that will dress the Canadian Equestrian Team for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio,” Noel Asmar, the president and chief executive officer of Asmar Equestrian said in a news release. Noel Asmar Equestrian division will outfit each member of the Canadian Equestrian Team and their support crew with a cohesive, stylish but technical wardrobe for the athletes’ momentous moments.”