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    Ecru Spring/Summer 2017
    April 15, 2017

    Meticulous attention to detail defines Ecru. Clean, flattering, modern lines set the tone for the company’s Spring collection of separates.

    Part Two Spring/Summer 2017
    March 14, 2017

    Part Two is for women who want to look great and want fashion that effortlessly enhances their lives. Beautiful designs and fabrics, great attention to detail and excellent craftsmanship make Part Two a favourite women’s brand at Chris James. Check out what’s new for 2017. Spring Collection     Summer Collection  

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    Blaest Spring/Summer 2017

    What’s essential attire for a Canadian Spring? A stylish raincoat from Blaest! Check it out.  

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    Brenda Beddome Spring/Summer 2017
    March 13, 2017

    We’re launching Spring womenswear with some of our favourite lines. If you’re a fan of Brenda’s basics, you’ll love the pieces she’s added to her collection in 2017. Take a look!

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    Ted Baker London Spring/Summer 2017

    Are you a fan of floral prints? For Spring 2017, Ted Baker London delivers a gorgeous collection of feminine flowered tops, dresses and coats. It’s a masterful balance of bold and restrained. See for yourself.      

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    Sandwich Spring/Summer 2017

    Casual contemporary with personality. That’s why Sandwich is always elegant, and the easily coordinated separates are forever fun. Check out what’s new this season! Spring Collection Summer Collection  

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    Papillon Spring/Summer 2017

    New from Papillon!    

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    Mishky Spring/Summer 2017

    These bracelets will complete any outfit, whether it’s dressy or boho chic.  Mishky bracelets are all crafted by hand, allowing women in struggling countries to stay at home and raise their children while still earning a living.  

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    Jumper 1234 Spring/Summer 2017

    New from Jumper 1234!     

    Iris Spring/Summer 2017
    March 12, 2017

    New from Iris!

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    Bella Dahl Spring/Summer 2017

    New from Bella Dahl!

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    Amour Vert Spring/Summer 2017

    New from Amour Vert!

    Autumn Cashmere Spring/Summer 2017

    New from Autumn Cashmere!

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    Love My Sweater
    January 25, 2017

    Enjoy the comfort of cozy layers with a beautiful sweater from one of our winter collections. Toasty-warm cashmere, cotton, wool and easy-care blends in a variety of styles and colours from Wooden Ships, Autumn Cashmere, Part Two, Sandwich, Philippe le Bac, Magaschoni and Brenda Beddome. Best part? Now 25 to 60% off.

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    Ready to Wear
    January 24, 2017

    Be ready for whatever your day brings with the fast-fashion ease of Papillon. These colourful dresses, which double as tunics over a pair of tights, have been so popular that we just brought in additional inventory for The Winter Sale. Clean lines, forgiving fabrics and a flattering fit. Comfort, comfort and more comfort will take the sting out Read more

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    Finish Your Look for Less
    January 17, 2017

    Life is back to normal, but that doesn’t mean humdrum. We’ve got incredible clothes at mind-bending prices to get you through the winter season in style. Now’s the perfect time to pick a versatile blazer from Iris Setlakwe, Franco Mirabelli, Part Two, Turnover or Ronen Chen at prices as low as 60% off.

    Meet the Brand—Blæst Bylillebøe
    October 20, 2016

    The Blæst line was born in rainy, coastal Bergen, Norway, when local designer Lisbeth Lillebøe asked herself: Must women endure the region’s 200-plus days of rain and wind dressed like fishermen on the high seas? Lillebøe’s answer was no, and her elegant response to the elements was a collection of cheerful rainwear that provided a Read more

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    Enright Cattle Co. Bags now at Chris James!
    July 21, 2016

    Style Brief—Beautiful & Sustainable Gorgeous leather bags! Enright Cattle Company, known for its role in our sustainable local food web, is now creating high-quality leather bags that are tanned and produced in Ontario. Designed by Canadian James M. Brooks, each bench-crafted piece is made in the artisanal style with a minimum number of stitched panels Read more

    Maxi it up!
    June 7, 2016

    The maxi is a must-have look for Summer 2016. Papillon, Jana, Iris and Heather have all updated this flattering blast-from-the-past long dress in a versatile variety of designs and fabrics that work from day to night. Some are chic slip-style cover-ups in pretty prints and patterns, while the plain form-fitting jersey dress hugs your curves. Read more

    New Mona B!!!
    May 1, 2016

    Woot woot!! We just got our new delivery of Mona B bags yesterday and we’ve been busy getting them on the floor! Here are just a few of the styles that arrived!

    New delivery of Sandwich has just arrived!
    April 27, 2016

    Chris James celebrates Sandwich’s “together is better” design philosophy. The versatility of the spring collection is on display in a figure-flattering, viscose V-neck dress with accent ties at the sleeves and waist. A hemline twist adds a soft silhouette to the cotton skirt. What about the jean jacket? Re-imagined for 20016 in linen with a jersey Read more

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    TED BAKER Shoes
    December 17, 2015

    Designed by the iconic clothier – always interesting with a twist – with details that separate Ted from the rest. Quality.  Style.  Value. 

    November 23, 2015

    Our fall and winter suiting for women is here! Iris, Franco Mirabelli, Tiger of Sweden, Chris James and fantastic separates from Brenda Beddome.  

    Philippe Le Bac Cashmere
    October 31, 2015

    Our Philippe Le Bac Cashmere collection for women has arrived! V-Necks, Crew Necks, Cardigans, Scarves and more!!!  Take $50 off!     

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    Spring Womenswear In Store
    March 16, 2015

    We thought we’d brighten up your day with a little peek at what has arrived at Chris James! It’s like a breath of fresh air!

    Stay Stylish and Warm All Winter Long
    January 12, 2015

    I’ve been told it’s going to be everything from a long and arduous winter, to an above normal temperature season. With the long months ahead, it will require skill to navigate through all the ins and outs we will demand from our wardrobes. A few things you’ll need in your arsenal (regardless of the weather), include the following: a warm coat that reflects function and Read more

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    5 Days of Easy: The Business and Pleasure of summer dressing
    July 3, 2014

    The sun and warmer weather has finally arrived.  While I dream of spending long days on patios and cool summer evenings relaxing with friends and family, the reality is that most of us have to continue to work while fitting in summer living. Summer work dressing can be tricky to navigate.  Different workplaces will have Read more

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    Chris James Summer Dresses have arrived!
    April 25, 2014

    Come see our exclusive range of dresses in styles, colors and prints that you won’t find anywhere else – they were designed and made just for us!  Shapes for every body in patterns you’ll love. Perfect for summer weddings, parties and generally looking great and feeling fab!

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    Clearing the Clutter
    April 12, 2014

    With a new season upon us, we could all use a closet cleanup — yours truly included. We all know the basic rules for purging a closet: if you haven’t worn it in a year, you probably never will; if it doesn’t fit, it probably never will again; if you love it but it is Read more

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    Women’s Spring Suiting
    March 25, 2014

    Women’s suiting this season is all about softness and color. Beautiful tones of raspberry and creams, along with classic palettes of black and tan and florals combine to bring a breath of fresh air into any workplace. So come in and see this season’s suiting from Franco Mirabelli, Iris, Ted Baker, Tiger of Sweden and Read more

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    Sandwich Spring 2014
    March 1, 2014

    This season’s Sandwich shows what we love most about spring- the abundance of plants and flowers that bloom before our eyes. Throughout the design process botanical shapes and colors inspired subtle detailing and a variety of prints. Light layers and airy palettes punctuated with pops of summer color and botanical-inspired prints. At Sandwich, spring has Read more

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    Iris Spring 2014

    This season Iris tells her story with softness, grace and femininity. Soft ivory prints and easy to wear jersey fabrics make her collection an easy one blend from season to season.

    Franco Mirabelli Spring 2014

    This season Franco brings us beautiful pops of Raspberry softened with Ivory in pieces that are stunning and wearable. Structured blazers with dresses and tops all come together to create separates that work together to complete the ensemble.

    Autumn Cashmere Spring 2014

    Light weight Cashmere takes us into spring summer with easy to wear cardigans and colorful pieces.

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    Which parka is for you?
    January 21, 2014

    Canada Goose developed the Thermal Experience Index (TEI) to help you find the warmth you need. Whether you need a lightweight TEI-1 jacket for active pursuits or a TEI-5 field-tested parka for the coldest places on Earth, this system is designed to help you make the right selection. In addition to warmth, you can select Read more

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    Why Canada Goose?

    Proudly made in Canada for over 50 years, Canada Goose is committed to producing the best extreme weather outerwear in the world. Their products have long been considered a survival tool by scientists, explorers, and outdoor enthusiasts. From South Pole research facilities and the Canadian High Arctic to the streets of New York City, Paris, Read more

    How to Spot a Fake

    Counterfeiting has been a significant problem for the apparel industry for a long time, and as Canada Goose grows in popularity the challenges have also grown to global proportions. Fake Canada Goose parkas are made with inferior materials and substandard quality, resulting in jackets that offer no protection from the elements and can actually pose Read more

    How to care for your Canada Goose

    A Canada Goose parka is an investment that when well taken care of will easily last more than a decade, if not a lifetime. So here are some tips to keep your coat looking its best.   1-     Keeping it Clean When your parka needs cleaning, closely follow the instructions on the contents label inside the Read more

    Women’s Wardrobe Essential : The Blazer
    October 11, 2013

    The Blazer has become not only a wardrobe essential for your 9-5 persona, but an essential piece for those after 5 hours too!  With the perfect fit and details, it can instantly add polish and a touch of style to finish your look. Upgraded the blazer from a boring work piece to the piece of Read more

    New Sandwich and Part Two for Fall 2013
    August 16, 2013

    Sandwich and Part Two for Fall for 2013 has arrived! Where it now – Where it later. We’ve taken our top fav’s and want to wear them right away, but also into the next season.  Here’s how:          

    April 30, 2013

    Sandwich collections offer the ability for complete outfits with contemporary style and innovative design. Each of the collections have a specific design goal, although their strength is portrayed through the ability to combine pieces of each collection through easy-to-wear layering in casual day-to-day wear, essential basics, laidback home wear and elegant silhouettes, for day-to-day, evenings Read more

    Wooden Ships

    “There is something comforting about knits.” Especially the ones made by Wooden Ships. Comfy, cozy down to earth knits that you love to curl up in. An easy fave.    


    A company from Switzerland, Turnover creates women’s apparel with a stylishly simple and modern design. They recognize and understand the feelings and needs of a woman and aim to dress with playfully revealing and refined designs to make focused and inspired choices.  

    Tommy Bahama

    Tommy Bahama was an idea first sketched out on cocktail napkins while sipping pina coladas at the beach, and the collection continues to follow the the same theme as when it started. The Tommy Bahama brand represents the good life in all of its wonderful forms, from their men’s and women’s sportswear to their home Read more


    Tilo is a modern collection of scarves crafted from luxurious cashmere, silk and fine wool. The emphasis is on natural fibers, interesting textures and a modern colour palette. These days scarves are a travel and wardrobe essential and have inspired the creation of a collection of beautiful scarves that would go anywhere as an affordable Read more

    Tiger of Sweden

    Born in Sweden in 1903, this company has been crafting and designing tailored clothing for over a century. Using European fabrics and traditional tailoring they continue to define their place in the contemporary market of designs today by their structured garments, dresses and softer layering pieces.  

    Ted Baker

    “No Ordinary Designer Label”, Ted Baker has a clear focus on quality and attention to detail as well as a quirky sense of humour woven into every thread. From tailored suits, dresses and knitwear to accessories, ties and underwear, everything Ted produces is consistent, different and fun – maintaining the unique brand personality.

    Part Two

    This Scandinavian brand has recently evolved from previously more classically oriented to an energy injected, sophisticated and modern fashion brand with an international vision. Part Two always strives to illustrate the contrasts between raw masculine design and sensual feminine elements in their collections. They continue to use current trends from around the world to keep Read more

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    Magaschoni Cashmere

    Magaschoni, a brand synonymous with luxury, creates a distinctive look for women who desire functionality in their stylish wardrobe. Always striving to be unique and evolve with their customer, Magaschoni continues to impress with their attention to colour and detail in beading, embroideries and stitching in the finest of fabrics for a practical and sophisticated Read more


    Created in 2000, Line was produced to revolutionize the face of knitwear in timeless staples for any woman by presenting a brand that exhibits feminine class and luxury while recognizing the need for comfort and ease. Quality knits for both practicality and style, Line was one of the first knitwear collections to use both soft, Read more


    Starting in 1988, the Los Angeles based company Laundry by Shelli Segal created a collection to reflect the attributes of the classic “L.A. Girl”: contemporary, feminine with an energetic and free-spirited attitude, always craving the next fashion statement. The internationally-known company creates signature looks using the latest trends, always giving the contemporary girl the perfect Read more

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    John & Jenn

    The new fun and flirtatious sister collection by the design duo of Line Knitwear, takes Line’s bestselling bodies and amps them up with playful twists using colour, embellishment, texture and shape.


    Founded in Vancouver, Jana has earned a reputation for providing high-quality women’s sweaters, knit-tops and t-shirts. JANA’s design philosophy is interpreting the latest trends into flattering & easy-to-wear fashion. Each collection reflects their signature European-inspired styling, colours and quality. Season after season, JANA is all about versatility– clothing can go anywhere, anytime. Jana, our new Read more


    A Canadian Collection – Iris is a women’s clothing line based in Montreal, Quebec that uses luxurious fabrics from Italy, France and Germany to ensure that their exceptional designs are executed perfectly. Her beautifully perfect cuts are the major force behind the collection, embracing the feminine silhouette, which is prouldy honoured in all her creations. Read more

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    Understandable eveningwear that defines the elegant, timeless and sexy modern woman. The collection is comproised of diverse separates, cocktail dresses, suitings and formal styles that range from classic to funky, and special evening basics to novelty pieces.

    Franco Mirabelli

    A sophisticated sportswear collection designed and manufactured in Toronto,Franco Mirabelli designs reflect his European roots, with an emphasis on luxurious European fabrics and precise tailoring.  

    Flatter Me

    Flatter:Me Belt was launched in July 2011 in response to the designer’s frustration with her own issues with pants that gape at the waist. Claire Theaker-Brown sought to design a belt that unlike other belts could be worn under or over tops without having to worry about a buckle. Her designs are comfortable, adjustable, and Read more

    Eric Alexandre

    A Canadian fashion brand launched in 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Eric Alexandre is renowned for providing quality sportswear, both comfortable and practical, but with a strong European design influence. Innovative design, flattering fit and attention to detail is the essence of this collection, while offering real solutions to women’s wardrobe needs. Soft blue and bold Read more

    Elisa Cavaletti

    A company from Italy expressing creativity through women’s clothing. Elisa Cavaletti portrays a cosmopolitan style that fulfills the desire of women all over the world. With exceptional attention paid to finishes and details, her pieces leave you with a feeling of fulfillment in wearing garments that are always unique and inimitable. Elisa Cavaletti doesn’t disappoint Read more

    Brenda Beddome

    Canadian designer Brenda Beddome has made her mark in women’s clothing for over 20 years by paying close attention to fabric, fit, comfort and quality. Known for her reputable pants, Brenda is all about the style and fit that real women are looking for and designs to make someone feel a little more beautiful than Read more

    Brave Belts

    Owner and founder, Scott Irvine began making belts from his home loft 20 years ago. Since then, Brave Beltworks has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, cinching the waists and hips of citizens around North America and parts of Asia and Europe. Brave is a unique ethical company committed to doing things the fair way, the Read more

    Autumn Cashmere

    First introduced in 1993, Autumn Cashmere recognized the untapped contemporary cashmere market. Adding stylistic elements to traditional luxury knitware, this American brand brings freshness and innovation to rich cashmere, cashmere blend and cotton sweaters to allow for high fashion inspired styles that are made well, fit well and completely comfortable.

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