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March 2015

Be The Style Guys, we not only focus on fashion and style, but also home decor. Aly, being a designer (Alykhan Velji Designs) is launching an exciting new venture called CURATE here in Calgary. The concept is basically a store within a store. CURATE has taken over a part of KIYA Home, that has recently opened in Deerfoot Meadows. He has handpicked some of his favourite artists and designers to be showcased in his first ever collection called Made in Canada. Each piece is hand made, designed, or developed in

Charity events don’t get much better than this one. The Shine Gala will take place on April 10th at Flames Central and will be hosted by ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli. Buy tickets here! And use the promo code: STYLEGUYS Motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOCF), targeting a “next generation” of supporters – Canada’s professional crowd who are not defined by their age but rather their mind set. Check out our ideas on what to pick up from CROSSIRON MILLS to

It’s been four years since Calgary welcomed mobile food trucks to the city and now we’re looking ahead to mobile retail. We say, this will be a great addition to Calgary this summer (providing the City of Calgary can get on with it). Here are a look at our first three retail trucks coming to the #YYC. Mobile truck owners are anxious to hit the streets, and who knows, maybe even come do a private party for you? Sublime Mobile Couture A moderate to high end fashion destination, this truck

This week, the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) named Pharrell Williams as the 2015 Fashion Icon. A pretty major honour, past winners have included Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman and Kate Moss. So, what makes Pharrell a fashion icon? And what can we learn from him? 1. Pharrell has collaborated on many collections, including with Uniqlo, Adidas, G-Star Raw and Moncler Lunettes. This tells us that fashion doesn’t have to cost a fortune and that it’s all about the mix. Pair your street clothes with your expensive shades, your

Arguably, it was the biggest fashion show to take place in Calgary’s history. There were two floors, dozens of models, hundreds of guests, and fashion valued at more than our house. In a word, stunning. We were honoured to have been asked to host the Magenta Carpet last night and in a couple weeks you’ll be able see all the action on Shaw TV. Mr. Turk was kind enough to dress “The Style Guys” last night but all eyes were on the Spring fashions when the music started. Here are a

Over the last couple of weeks we have been invited to some incredible brunches. The lengths people are going to on Sunday mornings these days is kind of amazing – breakfast items, lunch items, desserts and big helping of style – it makes us think that brunching is the new dinner party. So, how does one throw a brunch that your friends will get out of bed for? Here are our tips. And we have to make a special mention of Ania B and Stalman for sharing their stunning photos and Katie Marks