Mapleview Centre Shopping Mall Blog

Mapleview News

On Our Radar: Stylish Sunnies for Spring

POSTED March 31st, 2015

The days are longer and the sun shines brighter which calls for a must-have in every wardrobe this spring: statement sunnies. A perfect way to update your off-duty look, sunglasses convey so much about your mood or personality and don’t have to break the bank. These 8 head-turning styles are sure to make an impact on your next ensemble:

 

MAP 218-StylishSunnies-BlogPost

Vans, $12 Michael Kors Miranda Sunglasses, $245 BCBG, $124 Ray Ban Clubmaster, Sunglass Hut, $189 Miu Miu, $415, Sunglass Hut Forever 21, $6.80 Maricano, $100 Chloe, $396, Hudson’s Bay Fossil Solvie, $55

Spring Inspiration with Stephanie of Beaux Mondes

POSTED March 27th, 2015

Spring has officially arrived, and while I haven’t rid my closet of its layers just yet, I’ve happily welcomed some new pieces that will transition seamlessly from winter to spring. I love a classic trench coat. This Babaton trench has a slouchy fit making the silhouette feel fresh this season. Culottes are a must-have pant in my spring line-up. The cinched waist and voluminous leg give them a chic shape. Plus they pair so well with heels, flats or sneakers. I’ll be styling these 424 Fifth culottes with a leather flat for an easy, effortless look. The other look I’ll be wearing this season is a crop top with a streamlined skirt. It’s a statement piece for sure, but this polished style by BCBG would look great for a night out.

MAP-218-BeauxMondes-BlogPost_Mar25

BCBG Rina Crop Top Babaton Trench Babaton Jax Skirt Zara Leather Slipper 424 Fifth Culottes Birks Bee Chic Band

Style Approved Rain Boots

POSTED March 24th, 2015

As excited as many of us are to ditch the freezing temps, we now face the next hurdle of Canadian weather: April’s showers. Dressing for rainy weather can be just as tricky as dressing for -40 temps so we’ve scoured Mapleview Centre for the latest rain boots which are sure to add to your outfit, rather than detract. This season we’re loving bold hues and patterns to offset pastel and cream-coloured trenches and outerwear. Don’t be afraid to have some fun!

Joules, Town Shoes, $89 Hunter Boots, Walking on a Cloud, $165 Michael Kors Stockard Rubber Boot, $125 Original Tall Tartan, Town Shoes, $210 Cougar, The Bay, $75 Brown’s B2 Boots, $89 DAV Fairfield Rainboot, The Bay, $110

Statement Making Scarves

POSTED March 18th, 2015

With warm-weather on the horizon, you may find yourself switching up your outerwear from big, bulky parkas to more manageable pieces like leather jackets, blazers or trench coats. While accessorizing, we love an airy wrap which doubles as a layering piece for chillier spring days and a great staple to inject some statement making patterns to your wardrobe. Consider the popular windowpane print or a botanical inspired motif for a feminine touch.

 

MAP_Style_Scarves_BlogPost

Challis Scarf, Coach, $195 Banana Republic, $85 Vince Camuto Scarf, The Bay, $60 DVF Scarf, The Bay, $175 Eyeglass Scarf, Chapters, $29 Forever 21, $9.90 HM, $7.95 Zara, $29 Forever 21, $10.90

It’s Almost Festival Season!

POSTED March 16th, 2015

With festival season right around the corner, we’re officially in planning mode. Let’s be honest, once the tickets are purchased, the only thing left to worry about is what you’re going to wear! Whether you plan on going easy-breezy in a maxi or sporting a boho-chic inspired look, these new additions to the retailers from Mapleview Centre are sure to spark some inspiration for your outfit planning.

And if you haven’t scored tickets to the festival of your dreams quite yet, fear not! Simply share your dreamiest festival fashion and you could be entered to win VIP tickets for you and a friend, 3 nights accommodations, after party access, ground transport and more to the festival of your choice in North America. Get the details on how to enter this contest here.

 

MAP_Style_Festival-Season_BlogPost

Free People Dress, The Bay, $148 Maxi Dress, Vans Espadrilles, Zara, $69 Water Bottle, The  Bay, $22 Fringed Suede Bucket Bag, Zara, $99 Alex and Ani, Barry’s Jewelers, $29 Ray Ban Aviator, Sunglass Hut, $199 One Teaspoon Shorts, Aritzia, $90 T-Shirt with Beaded Neckline, Zara, $25 Victoria Secret SPF Spray , $15 T-Shirt with Beaded Neckline, Zara, $25

Sneak Peek at Spring

POSTED March 11th, 2015

With spring weeks away, we know you’re itching to roll out the new purchases you’ve been hiding in your closet thanks to this deep freeze. With a fresh month and warmer temps on the horizon, I wanted to share a look with you that I plan on wearing during this tricky transitional period. I am loving the menswear inspired waistcoat for spring/summer and it doubles as a great layering item on cooler days. With minimalism reigning strong this season, consider adding pops of colour to your wardrobe with a fresh pair of pumps or a statement-making clutch.

MAP_Style_SpringPreview_BlogPost_Mar6

Twisted Band Wool Fedora, Forever 21, $17 Non-Iron Sateen Shirt, Banana Republic, $85 Tasseled Chain Necklace, Forever 21, $10 Long tailored vest, Zara,  $99 Pralboino Clutch,  Aldo  , $50 Rag & Bone jeans,  Aritzia , $202 424 Fifth Pumps, The Bay, $99