WONDERFUL TO SEE NATURAL LEATHERS BEING SHOWN AGAIN – PLEATHER HAS BEEN WONDERFUL YES! BUT AN INVESTMENT IN A SUEDE JACKET KEEPS ITS VALUE FOR YEARS THIS CASHEW COLOURED SHIRT JACKET IS SO VERY NICE – SHOWN WITH A FADED DENIM TROUSER AND EXQUISITE PRINTED COTTON SHIRT – TERRIFIC OUTFIT!

THE PASTEL COLOURS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME FOR THE START OF A WARMER SEASON – SEEN HERE IS THE PALE CITRON – A SIMPLY DELICIOUS VERSION OF YELLOW THAT LOOKS GOOD ON MOST SKIN TONES THE BOOTCUT DENIM CUT TROUSER LUREX BLOUSE AND PUFFY JACKET ALL WORK TO EASE US INTO A NEW SEASON! SIMPLY OUTSTANDING!

AND YES THE DENIM JACKET IS BACK BABY – SHORTER AND FADED WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVES – MEANT TO MIX AND MATCH OVER MOST ITEMS IN YOUR WARDROBE AND EVEN TO WEAR WITH ALL YOUR DENIM SO CUTE!

CONTINUING WITH THE PASTEL THEM IS THE MINT COLOUR – THE SOFTEST VERSION OF GREEN – IN A LIGHTWEIGHT COTTON PULLOVER AND COTTON BLEND TROUSER

MIX AND MATCH IS YOUR OPTION HERE AS WELL – THE MINT COLOURED TROUSER SHOWN WITH A PALE CITRON COTTON DRAWSTRING SHIRT – STAND OUT IN A CROWD – WEAR PASTEL!

26 Jan

THE CAMBIO TROUSERS ARE SO AWESOME! SEEN HERE IN A WIDE STRETCH WAISTBAND CROPPED STRAIGHT LEG

HERE IS THE PUNTO MILANO FABRIC IN WILD ORCHID – FITTED AND FLATTERING

AND LASTLY FOR NOW – THE TAPERED CIGARETTE LEG WITH STRETCH WAISTBAND AND TUXEDO STRIPE DOWN THE SIDE IN TONE ON TONE BLACK – THIS IS A SHARP PANT – DRESS UP OR DOWN – DYNAMITE FABRIC AND CUT!

BEAUTIFUL BLACK AND WHITE! RIANI COMES OUT WITH A BANG FOR THEIR FIRST SPRING DELIVERY – VERSATILE GARMENTS TO BEGIN WEARING RIGHT AWAY AND ALL YEAR LONG

THIS STUNNING BLACK AND WHITE STRIPED VISCOSE BLOUSE IS OVER-SIZED TO MAKE IT WEARABLE IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS – TUCKED IN, WORN OUT, TIED, FRENCH TUCKED – A DYNAMITE ITEM TO BRIGHTEN YOUR BLACK!

AND WHO DOESN’T LIKE THE JE NE SAIS QUOIS OF THE FRENCH INFLUENCED STRIPED T-SHIRT – SHOWN HERE IN A LONG SLEEVED STRETCH COTTON BLEND – MAKES AN IMPRESSION THE SECOND YOU PUT IT ON!

STRIPED T-SHIRT IS SEEN HERE UNDER THE COTTON BLEND CHANEL-STYLE CROPPED JACKET – POWER DRESSING!

AND BE AWARE THE LEATHER MOTORCYCLE JACKET IS MAKING A COME-BACK – SO EASY TO WEAR OVER SO MANY THINGS – SHOWN HERE WITH THEIR BEAUTIFUL FLORAL PRINT SKIRT – WHICH WE HAVE IN STOCK AS WELL!

FANTASTIC POLY-JERSEY SOFT AS BUTTER STRETCH TROUSERS – A MUST FOR YOUR TRAVEL WARDROBE – CROPPED AND PEGGED IN WHITE COLOUR OR FULL LENGTH AND STRAIGHT CUT WITH DRAWSTRING WAIST DON’T DISCOUNT HOW FUN IT IS TO WEAR A VIBRANT ORANGE TROUSER – THIS MAKES YOUR OUTFIT WITH VARIOUS AND ASSORTED TOPS

VISCOSE FABRIC CONTEMPORARY FLORAL PRINT SLEEVELESS DRESS – A CLASSIC CUT DRESS WHICH SHOWS THE FIGURE – INVEST IN A CLASSIC DRESS AND HAVE IT IN YOUR CLOSET EXACTLY WHEN YOU NEED IT!

WOOL/CASHMERE DOUBLE-FACE FABRIC IN BLACK COLOUR – NO COLLAR! SIMPLY ELEGANT WORN INDOOR/OUTDOOR – A PEA JACKET FOR VERSATILE USE THROUGH THE YEAR

FADED LAVENDER – A BEAUTIFUL SOFT PASTEL SHADE THAT MIXES WITH BLACK SO WELL – SEEN HERE IN A COZY KNIT CARDIGAN, BLACK COTTON TROUSER AND REALISTIC CHERRY PRINT T-SHIRT

FADED LAVENDER AGAIN IN THE WOOL/CASHMERE DOUBLE-FACE OVER-SIZED COAT – NOT LINED TO LAYER EASILY OVER YOUR KNITWEAR AND JACKETS – THE COLOUR IS YOUR REASON TO BUY HERE!

KNITWEAR HAS AND WILL ALWAYS BE THE PASSION OF THE LUISA CERANO LABEL – THIS SHADOW STRIPED CARDIGAN IN THE COLOURS OF FADED LAVENDER SMOKY AQUA AND BLACK IS A KNIT COAT FOR WEARING EVEN ON THE COLDEST OF DAYS – THE MATCHING SCARF HELPS KEEP YOU WARM – AND YES IT WILL LAYER OVER TOP YOUR KNIT PULLOVERS – THIS IS A COLLECTOR’S ITEM FOR LC LOVERS!

THE KEYHOLE NECK IS MADE CONTEMPORARY NOW IN SO MANY WAYS – SEEN HERE IN A VISCOSE KNIT WE ALSO DO HAVE IT IN THE WOOL/CASHMERE BLEND – AND HOW WONDERFUL TO MIX WITH A PASTEL SHADE!

THE UBIQUITOUS CAMI WITH RHINESTONE TRIM DRESSES US UP WITH ANY OF OUR JACKETS OR CARDIGANS ALSO AVAILABLE IN SMOKY AQUA AS WELL

19 Jan

NEW LUISA CERANO FOR A NEW SEASON! LEATHER IS BACK BABY AND A HAPPY RETURN FOR MANY EVEN THOUGH

THE PLEATHER TREND HAS BEEN FANTASTIC! BUT LEATHER TAKES US BACK TO PURCHASING GARMENTS THAT HAVE INHERENT VALUE

AS LEATHER DOES! SEEN HERE IN PENCIL SKIRT WITH ELASTIC WAISTBAND AND FRONT SLIT

NOTICE JUSTAPOSITION WITH NYLON BOMBER JACKET WITH HOOD AND OUTSTANDING REALIST CHERRY PRINT T-SHIRT

9 Apr

RIANI IS A BRAND CLOSE TO MY HEART AS WE HAVE BEEN CARRYING THIS LINE HERE AT FINNS KERRISDALE LADIES SINCE REOPENING IN 2007. THE RIANI STRENGTH WAS ORIGINALLY IN TROUSERS – THEIR FIRST FORAY INTO THE GARMENT INDUSTRY- BUT EVENTUALLY BRANCHED OUT AS SO MANY OF THEM DO INTO KNITWEAR BLAZERS DRESSES AND OUTERWEAR. THE NICE THING ABOUT RIANI IS ITS ABILITY TO APPEAL TO A BROAD SPECTRUM OF THE LADIES WEAR MARKET AS IT FOLLOWS THE TRENDS WANTING YOU TO BE UP TO THE MINUTE BUT WITH ITS PERSPECTIVE DEEPLY GROUNDED IN VERSATILITY VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY AND THE HOPE TO ENJOY YOUR ITEMS FOR MANY YEARS. I HAVE RIANI OUTFITS IN MY CLOSET THAT I CONTINUE TO TREASURE AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL SO MANY SEASONS AGO.PLEASE PERUSE THE IMAGES BELOW AS THESE OUTFITS ARE ALL REPRESENTED IN THE STORE FOR THIS SPRING/SUMMER SEASON. NEUTRALS ARE PREDOMINANT WITH BLACK AND NAVY GROUNDING THESE PALER COLOURS. EVEN I AM APPRECIATING A RETURN TO NEUTRAL TONES AFTER WEARING THE BRIGHTS FOR SO MANY YEARS. thumbnail_IMG_6310
ON THE CHANCE YOU DO HAVE AN OCCASION TO ATTEND THIS SEASON PLEASE CONSIDER THIS RIANI DRESS IN BISCUIT COLOUR LONG SLEEVED A LINE BOW DETAIL AND JUST TO THE KNEE CUTE AS A BUTTON

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THE SWEATSUIT TREND SPILLS OVER INTO SPORTSWEAR WITH THIS JERSEY TRENCH COAT AND PULL ON TROUSER SUPER COMFORTABLE BUT AS AN OUTFIT WILL TAKE YOU ANYWHERE

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THE COAT IS ALWAYS THE MOST IMPORTANT PIECE IN OUR WARDROBE SHOWN HERE IN NAVY WITH DETACHABLE HOOD AND SNAP BUTTON DETAIL SO CUTE RUNNING UP AND DOWN THE SIDE THIS COAT IS A WINNER IN ITS VERSATILITY
LITERALLY GOES OVER ANYTHING IN ITS ROOMINESS

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THOSE OF YOU WITH WAISTLINES TO SHOW OFF MUST GIVE THIS OUTFIT A TRY LINEN SAFARI JACKET AND HIGH WAISTED STYLISH TROUSER SUBTLE IN COLOUR BUT PACKS A PUNCH IN EFFECT

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THE LINEN TREND FOR SUMMER CONTINUES HERE IN ANOTHER SAFARI LOOK GORGEOUS DRESS IN WARM TONE OF SOFT CAMEL BELTED OR NOT ITS UP TO YOU

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AND FOR THOSE WHO LIKE MYSTERY A LONG VEST OVER A WIDE-LEGGED TROUSER IS IT BEST THING ABOUT THIS PHOTO IS THE SURPRISE OF A V NECK TOP AND NO SLEEVES UNDER THE SLEEVELESS VEST BE BRAVE AND BANISH THE SLEEVE!

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Wool blend fabric in light grey colour with fringe detail on sleeve – wear belted or not – your choice! The ultimate in coat dressing from Luisa Cerano for Spring 2021!

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SHAN COLLECTIONS is a high end resort line of clothing sold all over the world and originating in Montreal Canada.  Their fabrics come from Italy. Photos above show the latest delivery for Spring ’21 – vegan leather accents on scuba like fabrications in colours of silver black and pink.  A most glamorous way to dress down! Trousers are pull on for ultimate comfort, zip jackets, stretch turtlenecks and two piece lounging outfits are all part of the collection.

Denim short trenchcoat style jacket in sage colour

Denim short trenchcoat style jacket in sage colour

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Soft green hooded vest with snap detail for poncho effect

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Cotton blend raspberry pullover with cotton striped blouse

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Cotton floral print buttoned-down dress with ruffle detail

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Gorgeous multi-coloured cotton pullover