Welcome to our January Newsletter
We've rung in the new year in style and now it's time to move forward with 2014! This month, you can read about:
eventBeat the Winter Blues and Dream Big... 
Win 1 of 2 Frank Lyman $100 Gift Certificates, plus many more prizes and free Travel Vouchers!
Now is your chance to explore the possibilities with helpful information from the experts at our Explore the World Travel Event. While the internet has made it easier than ever to access information, it's no substitute for experience, service and face-to-face contact. 

Why attend a Trade Show?

We believe SERVICE and EXPERIENCE COUNT! There is no replacement for FACE-TO-FACE contact. Are you planning a vacation or perhaps you've already booked one? Gather the information you need including printed materials and talk to seasoned travel professionals who can help guide you through every step of the process.

Co-hosted by Cruise Holidays Nanaimo
What can you expect?

From cruise lines to medical insurance to dealing with jet lag, an array of experts will be in one place ready to help.

This Saturday, you'll even find:
  • information about short and comfortable BC and Washington bus excursions
  • swimwear and travel accessories including 50% off sandals
  • information about sun protection, ideal skin care and more
  • helpful seminars on amazing adventures
  • information on the latest travel gadgets
  • tote bags made by Grandmothers for the Stephen Lewis Foundation - see more details here
  • goody bags for everyone who attends and special gifts with purchase
and much more...

See all the presentations and exhibitors by clicking on the pages below:


No Travelling Necessary!  

Top Canadian Designer Frank Lyman has a fabulous line of women's clothing and you'll have the chance to shop their latest collection of Spring and Resort Fashions this Saturday!

Frank Lyman representatives are flying in from Montreal to bring you the latest and greatest from this powerhouse designer. You won't want to miss it!

DUNES Relaxed Fashions
You've requested casual and we deliver! 100% cotton casual fashions perfect for summer, cruises, resorts and travelling. We are testing this line by holding a Trunk Show, so you won't find any of these pieces in store yet.

We will have change rooms set up for this event. Read more about the Trunk Show, Dunes and Frank Lyman by clicking here.

Shop the latest collections of both lines and shop styles that complement both Regular and Petite ladies from sizes 2-20. Pick your style and your colour - if it's not available at this event, we will be able to order it in for you.

Spread the Word... this is a one day only event - snow, rain or shine. Lots of free parking.
Explore the World Travel Event
January 11, 10 am at Legion #256, Bowen at East Wellington
$5.00 Entrance Fee includes light refreshments



packingTake the Stress out of Packing

This weekend at the Explore Your World Travel Event...

You won't want to miss our 10:45 am seminar - 
How to Pack Your Suitcase for a 10 Day Cruise or Holiday by Karen from KC's Boutique.


newNew Arrivals for Early Spring 

Orley Casual Cottons in navy, pink and putty mix and match pieces are basics that everyone can appreciate. Orley Casual Jackets are always a hit too. Find cotton sweaters in short or 3/4 sleeves, polo shirts perfect for golfers as well as matching skorts, bermuda shorts, capris and cotton pants. This line tends to sell out fast! If you're a golfer, this line definitely has something for you.
Picadilly Fashions 
New Arrivals: Picadilly

Made in Canada and made for spring, if you love lime green, this new grouping is for you. Find tank tops, capris, zipper jackets and tunic tops in great for travel fabric. You can easily build a one week travel wardrobe from this grouping alone!


Just Arrived: French Dressing Jeans' Early Spring Collection 


FDJ offers more than fabulous jeans! Find lightweight short sleeve and long sleeve cotton to tops to match the new pull on slim leg beige, turquoise or mango coloured jeans. Their line also features Bermuda shorts and capris in silk touch dark denim and lightweight black in regular and petite sizes. Don't forget their updated and stylish jean jackets that bring all this year's colours together.


fashionfixThe Perfect Solution: Frank Lyman Sleeves

Have you ever found a dress that you loved, but didn't feel comfortable with its sleeveless cut? Thanks to Frank Lyman, you'll never have to worry again. This practical piece adds sleeves to any dress or top. With hook & eye closures that fasten under the bust, simply attach the shoulder hooks to your bra to secure the sleeves in place. 



saleON SALE 

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday at the Show and throughout the New Year!


Connie & Karen
KC's Boutique & Petites 

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