Blackbird Studios | Kari’s of Ancaster | Kristin’s Fashions | Milli | Narces | Ross Mayer | Solee Shoes | Strauss Menswear | Stava’s Menswear | West of the City | Westbrooke of Ancaster |
Defective Collective | Smashbox Cosmetics | Fate Hair Salon | Vogue Models & Talent

Blackbird Studios is a Canadian designer label, based out of Hamilton, Ontario. Designers Kerry Wade and Lynn Bebee have been part of the forefront of the city’s burgeoning fashion, arts and culture scene for the past decade.
Their ‘MADE IN HAMILTON” line of clothing and accessories are showcased in their boutique storefront located at 123 James St North.
Collections are designed and manufactured at the Cotton Factory @ 270 Sherman St N. Many of the Blackbird Studios’ fabrics are exclusive to the label. Customized screen prints are inspired by the designer’s imaginations, and have a dark and romantic flair, a sense of humour.
Blackbird Studios….Made for a girl with a past….and a woman with a history.
123 James Street North, Hamilton.

Kari’s of Ancaster focuses on one-to-one personalized service. We continue to provide sophisticated and beautiful fashion to all women after 12 year in business. We pride ourselves at exceeding your expectations by providing extreme attention to detail, ensuring your shopping experience is fulfilling. Our focus isn’t on one event, but on providing you a complete wardrobe for all your fashion needs.
We carry informal and second time bridal dresses, special occasion dresses, mother of the bride/groom dresses, prom and graduation gowns. We also help you select an outfit for you big business meeting or casual wear for your active lifestyle.
386 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Welcome to Kristin’s! We are a full-service clothing boutique in the heart of Ancaster and have been in operation for over 30 years. Kristin’s offers the latest in style, quality in selection and our collection features some of the best designers in Canada, USA, and in Europe. We offer an array of sizes from 0-16 with women under 5’4 being our speciality. Our lines vary from casual to evening attire and we are proud to now have available a new premium line of denim. Jean therapy is all part of the service.
We also have an amazing assemblage of accessories, trendy scarves, hats and fine jewellery pieces that will redefine your fashion statement. Our commitment to customer satisfaction and our quality service by experienced fashion consultants is next to none, always providing personal, honest feedback and exceptional amenities such as private shopping appointments, special orders and alterations services to custom tailor the right fit for you so that you look and feel your best.
63 Wilson Street West, Ancaster

MISSION
The attention to our loyal customers and the relationships we develop with them.
The attention to the quality of the selection of products and services we offer.
The attention to creating the Milli experience, built over 50+ years of service.
VISION
To be the top independent luxury lifestyle destination in Toronto and Hamilton for carefully curated product and services that engages and excites.
VALUES
A collaborative, retail environment anchored by family values and tradition that engages customers, employees and all who are a part or aspire to be a part of the world of Milli.

310 MAIN STREET WEST, Hamilton
231 AVENUE ROAD, Toronto

NARCES is a Toronto-based womenswear line that specializes in special occasion, cocktail, evening wear, prom, and bridal dresses. Designer and Creative Director Nikki Wirthensohn Yassemi brings her international background to her aesthetic, having been born in Austria and growing up in Iran and the UK before moving to Canada, where she now resides. Throughout her upbringing, Nikki was surrounded by design, art, and fashion. Her mother worked with esteemed British tailor to the Royal Family, Victor Edelstein who is renowned for having created some of Princess Diana’s most iconic gowns. Inspired by the romantic glamour and elegance of mid-20th century, Nikki’s flirty approach to evening dresses is becoming popular in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
145 Collier St, Toronto

For more than 25 years the Ross Mayer collection has become synonymous with classic sophistication and timeless elegance yet always modern and a cut above. Our collections feature the brand’s signature creations in the finest European fabrics in sizes 2-20 proudly made right here at home in Canada.
The collections are diverse and offer something for any occasion. Whether you are looking for that perfect “Power Suit” that makes you feel you can conquer the world or that truly special dress or gown for the memorable occasion of a lifetime, you will surely find it here with us.
We are also pleased to offer a comprehensive array of services that include special custom orders, professional alterations, after hours shopping and Designer appointments to meet your specific needs. Drop in to see us at our Avenue Road Boutique whether for a quick browse through the newest arrivals or to spend some time with personalized service that truly is second to none.
1929 Avenue Road, Toronto
2989 Bloor Street West, Etobicoke

Solee Shoes opened in September of 2010 in the trendy Locke Street District. The boutique offers carefully selected footwear, handbags and accessories from Italy, Spain, New York, Montreal and Toronto. The store totes an eclectic mix of European and luxury brands, including Michael Kors, Hunter, MJUS, Cole Haan, Zigi NY (to name a few). In addition to coming equipped with premium one of a kind accessories. Solee Shoes also brandishes savvy staff – owner Lisa Dalia is an entrepreneur whose retail background includes working with such luxury brands as LOUIS VUITTON and CHANEL.
Lisa gained valuable experience as a sales specialist and visual merchandiser. Using her unique talents and keen eye to adorne mannequins and women alike! Lisa’s ‘Euro-chic’ aesthetic, and knowledge of current merchandising trends have led her into a diverse career in fashion.
From her term at EMMANUEL UNGARO HOMME fashion house and showroom in Milan, Italy, Lisa has demonstrated her understanding of dressing and visual displays for a broad spectrum of audiences.
230 Locke St S, Hamilton

Strauss is a designer boutique concept brought to you by the creators of Stars Men’s Shops.
The Strauss concept began in 2011 as the product of 60+ years experience in men’s wear as Stars Men’s Shops and brings together some of fashions most unique and exclusive men’s wear collections under one roof for our clients.
Modern lifestyle clothing for both professional and casual living. Tailored silhouettes, luxurious fabrics and immaculate detailing are what define STRAUSS. Carrying Hugo Boss, Van Gils, Sand, Blue Industry, LaCost, Bugatchi, Bertigo, 7 Downie Street and the exclusive house brand from Strauss Men’s Wear.
1800 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto
900 Maple Avenue, Burlington
100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
999 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton
17600 Yonge Street, Newmarket

Stava’s was established in 2010 in Brampton Canada sourcing our entire collection from our Factory in Bombay India with a total staff strength of 30 employees in Canada and India. All suits are designed in Canada and then made as per specifications in the factory. All fabrics are locally sourced in India from the best manufacturers making fabrics for over 50 years. All our suits are hand made under the supervision of our technical staff. We have a team of designers, pattern makers and tailors to handle any kind of designs and specifications. We have two line of business, off the shelf Suits, Shirts and Trouser
and Bespoke Custom Suits, Shirts and Trousers.
25 Peel Centre Dr, Bramalea City Center, Brampton

WEST of the City showcases the best in décor, fashion, beauty, travel, food and entertainment to readers in Oakville, Mississauga and Burlington areas.
We are excited to feature ‘As Seen In West of the City’ on the runway at Frayed. The Spring 2018 Fashion Editorial will be ‘live’ on the runway!

Westbrooke of Ancaster Fine Tailored Clothing has been one of the area’s finest Men’s haberdashery’s for over 27 years located in the heart of Ancaster. This is Westbrooke of Ancaster.
283 Wilson St E, Ancaster

WE LIVE FOR LIPSTICK. Get excited about primers. But most of all, we love sharing our makeup secrets with you. Why? Because we are a beauty brand born out of a real photo studio—the legendary Smashbox Studios in L.A.—and creating gorgeous looks is what we do here. It’s all about being your most kickass beautiful self at Smashbox.

Located in the newly developed North Burlington community of Alton Village, our dedicated team of award winning stylists are here to give you an unforgettable salon experience. With an exclusive client seating of eight salon chairs, you are our top priority from the time you enter our salon, until the moment you leave.

Sandra Krueger, owner of VMTM and Manager Mike Gravina, along with their award-winning team have been recruiting and booking top models since the 80’s. VMTM models have been booked internationally for top fashion houses and elite fashion magazines and are also at the top in their field at their home base in Southern Ontario. The full service modelling agency represents more than 300 models including children, teens, men and women for photography, editorial and print advertising, runway, television commercials, film, promotions, and music videos. VMTM is also a leader in fashion show production. VMTM is a proud recipient of the Spectator Readers Choice and the Burlington Post Readers Choice and would like to thank the community, our clients, and our models and actors for this recognition!