Wednesday, August 27, 2014

More Fall Fashion Essentials from Anne's on the Avenue

By Anne Waters

Late last month, I wrote a blog called Some 2014 Fall Fashions Essentials. I listed four items you shouldn't be without this fall. Those items are one statement sweater, top and handbag as well as a few pieces of statement jewellery. You can purchase these items and more at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue. And, if your budget permits, you should also shop at Anne's for the following fall items:  

A Casual Jacket:  
Cardigans and button down sweaters are fine for early fall. But when the days take on a hint of winter chill and the arctic breezes begin to blow in, you'll need a bit heavier layer. Enter the fall jacket. This hot red number by Frank Lyman is one of my favourites.

A Dressy Jacket:
Casual jackets just don't cut it over dressy work clothes or formal attire. So we have a large selection of dressy jackets to make sure you look fabulous when you have to venture out on a chilly fall day or night. I love this red leopard print jacket. It would look fabulous over your little black dress!

Sleevey Wonders: 
You've just got to come try a pair of Sleevey Wonders on. They fit like a luxurious undergarment but hide flabby arms like professional sports wear. And they are lovely! Once you try them, I guarantee you'll want more than one style to mix and match with all your sleeveless attire.

A Sweater dress:  
With Sleevey Wonders in your closet, you'll be able to wear your summer dresses into fall. But by when the days start to get downright chilly, nothing beats a great sweater dress for the office! That's why I carry Elena Wang sweater dresses at Anne's. They are all stylish and absolutely gorgeous!

Fall shopping on a budget can be fun if you build your wardrobe with fundamental items. I hope this blog and my previous fall essentials blog have helped you set your priorities. At Anne's on the Avenue, you'll find the best designer fashions from Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Lyman, Rock 'N Karma, Neuva, Sandwich, Spanner and more. I also carry a wide assortment of accessories. Come in soon for the best pick of this fall's hottest fashions. Anne's on the Avenue is located in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road right here in Tecumseh. And don't forget to visit my online shop:

Remember, ladies:  The best style is confidence.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Alison Sheri Fall Fashions: Understated Glamour and Sophistication

By Anne Waters

I strive to bring you Canada's best fashions here at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue. The Montreal-based Alison Sheri brand is one such brand I proudly carry. This renowned design house focuses on fashion with a continental Euro flair.  I am always excited to see their fall line-up each year because I know it will make a sensational addition to my specially curated collection for you. And now, Alison Sheri fall attire is arriving here at the boutique daily. Here are some reasons you've got to check out this amazing collection for yourself:

Understated Glamour 

Have you ever looked at a well dressed woman in a crowd and thought to yourself, "She must be famous?" Typically, this kind of women isn't wearing siren red or some feathery dance costume. Her attire just has an air of glamour about it. You can achieve this understated glamour in Alison Sheri's fall fashions. Each enchanting piece in the large collection is fit for the inner starlet in all of us.

We have the tunic only.

Another reason Alison Sheri fashions are so popular at Anne's on the Avenue is their sophistication. You'll even look sharp while dressing down on the weekend in one of their captivating sweaters or tops. That's because every sweater and top in the collection has a casual elegance about it.


Budget-wise fashionistas are going to love Alison Sheri's fall collection because almost every piece can be dressed up or down. That means that your favourite cardigan can be worn at the office and while shopping with the girls. Even the sumptuous dresses in the collection are versatile enough to wear to both casual and dressy events.

The Alison Sheri fall collection has classic lines. These are not "here today, gone tomorrow" fashions. These quality garments are made to last. And you'll find yourself wearing them for several fall and winter seasons to come.

These sensational Alison Sheri fashions and more are arriving daily at Anne's on the Avenue. Come visit us at in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road here in Tecumseh to claim these fabulous styles for your very own. Anne's on the Avenue is the premiere fashion destination in Windsor and Essex counties. Your fashion is our passion! Let us help you put together a knockout fall wardrobe today. 
Always keep in mind: Your best style is confidence.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Your Favourite Pair of Jeans is Waiting for You at Anne's on the Avenue

By Anne Waters

Simon Chang Jeans: 
Simon Chang fashions are known for their flare. Simon is originally from Vancouver. But he's built his fashion empire in Montreal. If you want to add statement pieces to your attire, you've found the right designer. His jeans are no exception. They are all so flattering; people will mistake you for a movie star or model. I am thrilled to feature Simon Chang jeans at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue.

Yoga Jeans:
Everyone is skeptical when hearing about Second Denim's Yoga Jeans for the first time. How on earth could a pair of jeans be comfortable enough to practice yoga in? While jeans cover a multitude of sins, we all know they aren't the most comfortable pants in our wardrobes unless we've washed and worn them hundreds of times. By then, they are usually unacceptable to be seen in.

Eric Wazana undertook a lifelong mission to create the most comfortable pair of jeans in the world. As a young boy, he distressed his new jeans with pocket knives and other sharp items before he would wear them. Now at the Second Denim he has created Yoga Jeans for the world to wear. His jeans are real cotton denim with a bit of stretchy material to make them flexible and retain shape. When you buy a pair of Yoga Jeans from Anne's on the Avenue, you'll be bringing home the most comfortable jeans you've ever owned.

Spanner's Two-Tone Jeans: 
These stylish jeans are perfect for the end of summer/beginning of fall. They are white on top and transition to a bright peachy-coral at the ankle. They'll look great with a fall tunic, cardigan or sweater. Wear them with sandals or ankle boots and your favourite scarf and purse. They are currently on sale at Anne's on the Avenue.

Come visit us soon for the best selection of these sensational jeans. My expert stylists and I can help you put together a super fall wardrobe featuring Simon Chang, Yoga Jeans, Spanner and more. Your fashion is our passion! We are located right here in Tecumseh in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road. Are you pressed for time? You can shop my fabulous website, for the best styles at your convenience. 
Always remember: Your best style is confidence.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Elena Wang Sweaters and Sweater Dresses for Fall

By Anne Waters

I'm so excited about the new fashions by Elena Wang. Pieces from the Fall 2014 collection are arriving daily at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue.  The creative duo behind the Elena Wang label is a talented Canadian mother and daughter team. Mother Emily is a globe-trekking visionary. She is the creative force behind daughter Elena's fabulous designs. We all love the pleasantly surprising details Elena adds to each sweater or dress she creates. 

Just arrived from Elena Wang is a sensational black sweater dress with long sleeves. There is a pretty lattice work knit pattern in the chest area. It also has three rows of white spots adorning the bottom hemline. The spots in the bottom row are the largest. The spots in the top row are much smaller. It is an adorable transition. This lovely dress falls just above the knee. Wear it with black tights and black ankle boots or heels to turn heads this fall. This dress is guaranteed to fly off the rack so hurry into Anne's on the Avenue to make sure you get yours!

Another lovely Elena Wang sweater dress that has just arrived is a gorgeous charcoal grey. It features a wonderful cable knit pattern. It has a sumptuous loose cowl neck and pleated skirt area. This gorgeous dress would look perfect with red accessories like red gloves and a red purse. But because it is solid charcoal grey, there are so many colours and accessories you can wear with it. You'll get plenty of mileage and compliments out of this piece.

More fabulous sweater dresses and sweaters by Elena Wang are arriving daily at Anne's on the Avenue. Stop in soon to get your pick of this captivating collection! As you can see, they won't be in stock long. Anne's on the Avenue is located in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road right here in Tecumseh. We are the premier fashion destination for the Windsor/Essex County area.

Always remember, your best style is confidence.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Gold or Silver Jewellery and Accessories: Which Looks Best With Fall 2014 Colours?

By Anne Waters

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about this fall's fashion colour palette. You can read it here. Here at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue, I have stocked the racks with breathtaking fashions in many of these ten chosen colours from your favourite Canadian designers and more. But do you know what jewellery to accessorize the palette with? Should you choose gold or silver jewellery or accessories to accessorize your fall attire? Here are my style tips to help you decide:

1. Yellow gold jewelry will go with every colour in the fall 2014 palette except Aluminum.  The exceptions are charcoal grey and other dark greys that tend towards black. Also, metallic greys look fabulous with bold yellow gold necklaces, bracelets and earrings. This does not mean that yellow gold is the most sophisticated choice to pair with all the colours in the palette except light grey. But if your budget is tight, a yellow gold necklace and a pair of yellow gold hoop or dangle earrings will accessorize almost your entire wardrobe.

Rose and  Off-white scarf will add warmth to
any outfit

2. Rose gold jewellery and accessories will look sensational with fall 2014 shades of Sangria (raspberry shades) or Cognac (browns).This is because the warm red undertones in rose gold play beautifully with the warm undertones of red in Sangria shades and copper in Cognac shades.

3. Silver jewellery will look best with the deeper shades in the fall 2014 palette.
These shades are Royal Blue, Bright Cobalt Blue, Cypress green and Radiant Orchid (mauve). This is because these rich shades have cool undertones like silver. And even though Aluminum (light grey) is not a deep colour, it also will look best with silver jewellery.

4. Either gold or silver jewellery can be worn with the pastel shades in the fall 2014 colour palette. Pastels with cool undertones will look vibrant with yellow or rose gold jewellery. These same shades will look more understated with silver jewellery. 

There you have it, my style guide to pairing your gold or silver jewellery with this fall's fashions. If you still aren't quite sure what to wear with your fall wardrobe, come in and let me and my expert stylists help you. Or consider booking a Colour Consultation by our Certified Colour Consultant. Anne's on the Avenue is located in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road, Tecumseh. Stop in soon for the best selection of fall fashions and accessories!
Remember: Your best style is confidence.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Joseph Ribkoff Fall 2014 Fashions are Sophisticated and Edgy

By Anne Wates

Anne's on the Avenue proudly features Joseph Ribkoff fashions year round. But if you've never experienced Joseph Ribkoff fashions before, this is the time to do so. His designs look stunning on women of all shapes and sizes. They are not just for Amazon-tall models. He truly knows how to dress every woman in clothing she'll look amazing in and be proud of. This year, Joseph's new transitional/fall pieces for 2014 are sophisticated and edgy. Here are some of the standout features of the collection: 

Once again, black is the anchor colour of Joseph Ribkoff's tantalizing fall line. Who doesn't look good in black? But there is plenty of white, platinum grey, cobalt blue, plum and splashes of other colours in the collection, all tastefully integrated with black. (See above)

This fall, Joseph Ribkoff has outdone himself with a variety of textures to tantalize the visual and tactile senses. There are knobby knit jerseys, intricate laces, sleek leathers and fluffy, faux furs. You'll want to run your hand over these amazing textures the minute you see them.

Bold Geometric Designs: 
This fall, Joseph's fashions have a certain attitude surrounding their sophistication. They exude confidence and self-worth. Just as it should be! This is the true genius of Ribkoff design coming through. This boldly patterned black and white sheath dress is a perfect example of this theme. 

Come get your pick of these captivating Joseph Ribkoff' fall fashions at my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue. We are located here in Tecumseh in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road. My expert stylists and I can help dress you from head to toe in stylish designer fashions your girlfriends will drool over.  We'll find the perfect look for your body type and individual style. You'll have your own unique, stylish edge when you leave!

Never Forget: Your best style is confidence.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Chic Ways to Wear Your Summer Maxi Dresses into Fall

By Anne Waters

A great way to stretch your wardrobe is to wear your summer maxi dresses right through fall. I have three stylish ways to help you accomplish this task. All you need are the right accessories and complimentary attire. At my premier boutique, Anne's on the Avenue, we have everything you need for the following outfits:

1. Pair your summer maxi dress with Sleevey Wonders. 

This is a perfect combination for the early fall days of September when the sun can still conjure up hot, humid days. Your summer maxi dress is light and airy enough to keep you comfortable, but looks a bit out of place without sleeves. So Pair it with Sleevey Wonders, the perfect faux sleeve undergarments. You'll not only look stylish, you'll be in tune with fall at the same time. You can still wear strappy sandals with this outfit. Also carry a smaller purse with a long shoulder strap to maintain proportion. A bulky purse will overpower your strappy sandals.

2. Pair your summer maxi dress with a jean jacket.

When the winds start to wrestle with the fallen leaves, you'll want to add a light outer layer to your attire.  Pair your summer maxi dress with a stylish jean jacket. Add a personal touch to your jean jacket by adding a favourite brooch or two to one of the breast pockets. This jean jacket and maxi dress combination is a classic pairing for fall.  This outfit looks perfect with ankle boots and socks. Carry a purse or bag with a long strap. Your purse can be large if desired to compliment your slightly bulky jean jacket. 

3. Pair your summer maxi dress with a long sweater or cardigan.

As the days of fall wind down, you'll start to feel the winter chill in the air. This is the time to pair your summer maxi dress with a cozy sweater of cardigan. Choose one that is on the longer side to keep in proportion with your long maxi dress.  A bulky turtleneck sweater is a perfect partner. Wear warm knit leggings or stockings underneath your maxi for additional warmth. Carry a large purse or bag with a long strap to maintain proportion. As for footwear, either ankle boots or full length boots are perfect for this outfit.

I hope these ensembles have inspired you to wear your summer maxi dresses into fall.  If you still aren't sure how to accomplish this look, hurry into Anne's on the Avenue so that my expert stylists and I can help you. Did you know we are the premier fashion destination for the Windsor/Essex County area? Your fashion is our passion. We are located in the Village Grove Plaza at 344 Manning Road here in Tecumseh.

Always remember: The best style is confidence.