Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Shine The Light

The goals of the campaign are to raise awareness of men’s violence against women by turning cities, regions and countries purple for the month of November; to stand in solidarity with abused women and support them in understanding that any shame and/or blame they may feel does not belong to them but to the perpetrators of their abuse; and to raise the profile of the community agencies that can provide abused women with help as they attempt to live their lives free from violence and abuse.  Purple is a symbol of courage, survival and honour, and has come to symbolize the fight to end woman abuse. 
To commemorate Woman Abuse Prevention Month and the Shine the Light Campaign, Halton Women’s Place will be raising flags in 5 locations across Halton – Burlington’s City Hall, Town Hall – Milton, Town Hall – Oakville, Town Hall – Halton Hills and at Halton Region. The Burlington Pier will also turn purple for 2 weeks in November as will their lighting outside of City Hall. As well, during the month of November, Halton Women’s Place will be participating in the Wrapped in Courage Purple Scarves Campaign selling new purple infinity scarves for $15!  We have 20 this year and they make great Christmas gifts.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Treats in our Streets

Celebrate Halloween at this wildly popular FREE trick-or-treating event! Families are welcomed by businesses to trick-or-treat in costume throughout the downtown, collecting goodies at participating downtown businesses. Treating stops are highlighted on maps provided, featuring businesses and activities along the way! 
Activities Civic Square Route map & treat bag pick-up (first 2,000 kids) Burlington Taxi Socks for Homeless – donate new socks! Free coffee & hot chocolate from Starbucks (while supplies last) Halloween Bouncy Castle Village Square Petting Zoo Free Popcorn Carnival Games Emma’s Back Porch Lot Medieval Bouncy Castle Halton Police Cruiser K-Lite FM Events Cruiser Martin & Hilyer Candy Station Emma’s Back Porch Kid’s Zone Free City of Burlington Parks & Rec Swim or Skate pass giveaways Centro Garden Lot Free Hot Apple Cider Mini Pumpkin Decorating with the Art Gallery of Burlington Free Face Painting Joe Dog’s Kid’s Halloween Party 12 – 3pm Free pizza & fries for kids in costume! Halloween arts & crafts Royal Canadian Sea Cadets – Navy League  (451 Elizabeth Street) Haunted House! Tyrsa Dancing – Ukrainian Hall (until 1pm) Giant Garage Sale Treat Giveaways Hot Ukrainian Lunch (for purchase)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Look your BEST !

You will find the most sophisticated styles and designs in all the current collections for mothers at Mirella's Ladies Boutique.
Focusing on Canadian & European Designers, you will have a unique and original design on the day of the wedding. You can buy right off the rack at Mirella's Ladies Boutique for your Fall weddings. Most collections run from sizes 2-20 and special orders are available for sizes 22-30, for an additional fee. There are dramatic colors for Fall with plenty of reds, plums & striking Sailor blues.
Mirella's also sells flower girl & first Holy Communion dresses in sizes 6-12.
You will also find grade 8 graduation dresses in sizes xs-xl.
Look your absolute best and make a statement for your special occasion by choosing your dress from Mirella's Ladies Boutique.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

The Power of Stripes

Warm summer days & nights are upon us. Time to add the season essentials to your wardrobe. This summer is all about stripes. Try this classy chevron striped fringe bottom dress by Luna Clothing Company.
Frank Lyman Design has created a summer program called The Power of Stripes. Add a pretty striped Tee tunic to your favorite capri's or basic skirt.
Even in formal collections, stripes look incredible! This strapless design is by Alfred Sung.
Make summer fun and fashionable in stripes !

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Show Mom the Love

On Mother's Day, show Mom how much you love her by styling her up in an outfit by Canadian designer Cartise.
The line is stunning with soft & pretty blouses in patterns & prints and lovely dresses & printed trousers.
Add a great Maxi dress in a floral print for a fresh look this Spring. Fun & versatile for perhaps an afternoon wedding shower or a wedding.
Mom will look fashionable and stunning and she can easily carry along a shawl or jacket for cooler evenings.
Accessories finish the look, so choose a pretty floral scarf or a double strand pearl necklace to create a modern take on these fashionable outfits.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Spring Elegance

We know that Spring is arriving because the days are getting longer. All the pretty pastels are starting to arrive in the shops of downtown Burlington and the passerby's stop to look at store front displays. Young girls are getting ready for Prom and the dresses are proving strong in shades of blue, blush, mint & lavender.
The dress styles are light and airy in flowy chiffon and nugeogette.
Styles for Spring can be strapless, still the most popular, but we have seen a shift to one shoulder and double strap designs.
Lace has made a strong comeback and most ladies are loving the elegance that has inspired halter designs and strapless lace dresses with chiffon overlays.
Now to add a touch of class with elegant pearls and nude sandals, you are set to make a statement in your new Spring dress. Happy Spring !

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Love is in the Air

February has been deemed the month of love and thus we ponder the phrase "Love is in the Air." For so many couples, it is a time to send love letters, cards and flowers to eachother. Often a stroll together holding hands or an evening out enjoying good food and each others company. Valentine's Day is a good indication that Love is truly in the air !
It is also statistically proven that most engagements get announced on February 14th, next to the most popular month of December. A wedding is the true testiment of love and a union between two individuals in love. We are lucky to be your one stop fashion destination in helping to provide the bridal party with lovely dresses for the wedding day. This year the colors of Red include Valentine, Claret, Cherry and Posie.
The collections contain beautiful designs in both long and short styles and you can see more at Dessy.com. Once you know that Love is in the Air visit us to help you find stunning dresses for your bridesmaids.