Before I moved back to Calgary, during one my visits home, my mother and sister brought me to a new boutique that had opened up in the Mission area.  It was Coco + Violet, and it was love at first sight.  Contemporary high-end labels that couldn’t be found anywhere else in Calgary.  Each piece was done in a small size run, guaranteeing that you wouldn’t run in to half a dozen gals in the same outfit.

I was incredibly honored when Helen, owner of Coco + Violet, invited me to collaborate on a project together.  It transformed into me designing and dressing the storefront window for Christmas.  With an edgy gold and black theme, I designed, drafted and sewed three tea length tutus for the mannequins.  I wrapped numerous presents, got my hands on a black tree, and hung dozens of gold snowflakes from the ceiling.  We’re both thrilled with the results, and I hope this is just the start of our creative endeavors together.



4 Responses to Collaborating With Coco + Violet

  1. Bria says:

    MUST HAVE THAT TUTU!! Or at least tell me how to make it. Love this collab, you did such a great job doll!!

  2. Lené says:

    Ooh,I see a Christmas fashion fantasy in the window.

  3. Stunning window display – I love the dresses you chose!

    Kate xo

  4. […] I was dreaming up the window for a collaboration with Coco + Violet back in December I knew I wanted to incorporate whimsical tutus.  While I was […]

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