Tag: Calgary

Taboo Calgary 2018

The show is in Halls B&C at the BMO Centre and we’re in booth #410-414.  Show hours are:

  • Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
  • Friday: 5pm – 12am
  • Saturday: 1pm – 12am (note the new starting time this year)
  • Sunday 12pm – 6pm

10th Anniversary Sale at CCEE

Kitty has been designing some new products.  I’ll post some photos once she’s done.  But new products mean we have to discontinue certain older products.  So it’s time to celebrate our first decade with a sale!

Our accumulated stock of Showgirl Skirts, Men’s Tailcoats, and Victorian Adjustable Skirts are all now 50% off.  Please note that this only applies to the pieces we’ve already made and have in stock, not new pieces.  Once they are gone, we’re not making any more.

UPDATE: We’ve added Boleros, Women’s Vests and Poet Shirts to the sale!

We’ll be bringing what inventory we have left to Calgary Comic, but if you want one before that while the selection is good, please order before April 16th.

See you in Calgary April 26-29, 2018!

Felix

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2017

We’re coming back to Calgary Expo in 2017.  Here are the show hours:

Date Hours
Thursday, April 27th 4pm – 9pm
Friday, April 28th 1pm – 9pm
Saturday, April 29th 10am – 7pm
Sunday, April 30th 10am – 5pm

For further information about the show, check out “www.calgaryexpo.com“.

New Design: Regency Jacket

Sometimes one thing really does lead to another.  In this case a single image made Kitty think “I’d like to try something like that for myself!”  It was only meant to be for her own wardrobe, but  – after many interations and discussions and quibbles over quarter inches – the end result made us think that it had more of a future than that.

So Kitty made up a couple of samples for Amelia (our mannequin).  It looked good on her too (see the gallery)!  Since Kitty and Amelia don’t resemble each other in the slightest, we’re optimistic that this jacket will look good on most women of various shapes.

Hopefully, Kitty will be able to get a small batch of these made up for Calgary Comic Expo (April 27-30th).

Why call it the Regency Jacket?

The English Regency took place 200 years ago (1811-1820) and dresses of the period typically had a very high waistline, often referred to as an empire waist.  Given that this jacket has a waistline up to the same level, it seemed natural to name it after the period.

Felix