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PERIPHERY CLOTHING: a Canadian story of style.

Posted May 14, 2018

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Periphery Clothing: take note of this Canadian designed and made brand!
While Canadians are generally the first to point out our homegrown fashion designers who have made it abroad — hey there, Erdem! — we're always proud to draw attention to the names and labels that maintain their home base right here in Canada.
 
A long time Canadian designed and made line at Lord's is our beloved PERIPHERY from Toronto. The spring collection features classic cuts, sharp lines and everything from basic blacks to soft blush pinks plus all shades of greys in between. Come down to South Granville and view the entire collection while sizes and colours are in full stock; the collection is limited. 
 
 

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Just in: FLY LONDON. Get a $25 with your next purchase!

Posted May 11, 2018

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Just in and ready to be taken for a long walk to the beach! NEW FLY LONDON's have arrived!!! Get a $25 towards your next purchase when you buy a new pair of FLY LONDON sandals. Offer ends in 2 weeks and the gift is valid until August 1st, 2018. 

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Michelle Dion 1 Day Trunk Show May 26th 11-6pm.

Posted May 03, 2018

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For one day only, local lovely now relocated to Vancouver Island will be in the House of Lord's for a TRUNK SHOW! Join Michelle Dion and her hand crafted pieces Saturday May 26th from 11am-6pm on South Granville. 

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New Summer Styles!

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 Fill your wardrobe with cutting edge finds that keep you ahead of the fashion curve. Lord's adds new styles weekly, so keep it fresh by checking out the latest looks! Maybe it's just one piece you need to revive a closet fave, or perhaps you are looking for a summer over haul. Fear not, we have looks for bodies size 4-18!
styles from Periphery, Azuree, Peter Kaiser, Spanner, Uchuu, Norr and more all featured here!

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A.S98 and Mjus are rocking this seasons concert circuit! Are you?

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A.S98 & Mjus are the kick ass, rock n'roll sandals you have been dreaming about since your last trip to Italy (or your last major Instagram session). This season features the same luxury leathers with a soft touch of hot on-point colours!
We have a world of trendy platforms, neutral pinks, rusty metal touches and whole new variety of hardware!

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A new rain shoe that's as light as a flip-flop! Seriously.

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A new rain shoe that's as light as a flip-flop! Seriously.

Do you find that rain boots are sometimes a pain?

Bulky. Heavy. Uncomfortable.

And too hard to match to most outfits.

If you agree, then we got the perfect shoe for you.

The Rainy Day is a lightweight hand-crafted waterproof slip-on.

Weighing only 275g (8.8oz), it’s as light and comfortable as a flip-flop, but will keep your feet protected and dry.

SHOP THIS STYLE NOW!

The Rainy Day is comfortable to wear barefoot due to its breathable pigskin leather-covered insole and soft knit lining.

This is one of the lightest waterproof shoes you’ll find.

And it comes in enough colours to match any outfit.

We think it’s perfect for camping trips, beach walks, gardening, and running quick errands around town.

Leather doesn’t hold odour and bacteria as much as synthetic materials, and just feels better on your feet.

 

 

QUESTION
How is it made?
ANSWER by our friends at COUGAR:

Because machines can’t handle the intensive construction process, each pair is fully made by hand.

We start by melting raw rubber harvested from rubber trees, and then mix it with curatives and colour pigments. After mixing, it’s rolled out into sheets and the diamond pattern is pressed into the warm rubber.

Once cooled, the rubber is then cut to shape, formed by hand over a shoe last, and baked in a high temperature vulcanizing oven.

Cement is then applied to the bottom of the rubber upper and pressed onto the sole.

The lightweight soles are made from EVA plastic pellets, the same material used to make flip-flops.

Flip-flops don’t have the best surface grip, so we compress grippy rubber pods on the bottom of the outsole to help with traction and durability.

Rubber is much better at gripping wet and dry surfaces than EVA plastic, and lasts a lot longer too!

This means you get the comfort of a flip-flop, with the traction of a rubber shoe.

MORE GREAT STYLES by COUGAR:
Kensington in Blush
Ruby in Floral
Regent in Dark Floral
Kensington in Floral

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Uchuu: A Canadian classic.

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Uchuu: A Canadian designed classic.

Fun and classic, the newest delivery from UCHUU is designed and priced to have on point for the spring season. Prices from $175 and sized S-XXL, designed in Canada. Modern art in clothing is a key this season with classic contrast of black and white play. Straight black hems with white finishes or a black flirty applique on a crisp white blouse are easy examples of modern art in fashion. Be artistic with your look this spring with sophistication and style from UCHUU.  

 

Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the styles and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. Modern artists experimented with new ways of seeing and with fresh ideas about the nature of materials and functions of art. A tendency away from the narrative, which was characteristic for the traditional arts, toward abstraction is characteristic of much modern art. More recent artistic production is often called contemporary art or postmodern art.
Model and artist Sasha Pivovarova paints portraits of women for the label's seasonal ad.

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Spring: give me fever!

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Spring is giving us a major FEVER of florals, pinks and pretty things! Try on our new looks from all over the globe!
Check out styles from Hispanitas, Amalfi and Lady Couture!
Featuring metallics, florals, city walkers, slides to suite all your outfits.
This season has leather, denim, fabric and mesh. Which is the one that suits you best?

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Wonderful WONDERS are in now!!!

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Come check out our WALL of WONDERFUL WONDERS! The ladies of Lord's 
Wonders – Spring 2018
 
As the weather warms and the sun peeks back in the spring, we never want to miss a moment. Some days that means walking to work, or pulling extra duty on the playground. Maybe we’re taking a stroll or hitting the shops. No matter where we’re going, we need to know our feet will feel great and look wonderful.
 
Take your walk to the next level of chic with insanely comfortable shoes from Wonders. Wonders are “made with love in Spain” and Lord’s offers the largest selection in Canada for a single store, available in sizes 35 to 42. This season’s collection features lip-smacking sherbet hues of peach, cream, blush, and sky, paired with marvelous luminous metallic accents that pick up the bright sunshine. In every style, from loafers to slip-on mules to strappy sandals, you’ll find striking details like tassels, perforations, bold bows and pearl studs, and textures from sueded matte to patent shine. With chunky rubber soles for hours of walking comfort, to the most sought-after block heels, there’s a style for every mood.
 
Has all that sunshine and walking worked up a thirst? Try a quenching and sophisticated mocktail in a gorgeous springtime hue

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TONI PONS: a family business of Espadrilles from Spain

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Toni Pon's: it's a family thing.
Toni Pons Spring
 
Espadrilles have been made France and Spain since at least 1322 and there are shops still in existence that have been making espadrilles for over a century. Traditionally designed with a canvas upper and seamed to the rope sole, it’s no wonder espadrilles are a beloved classic and perennially popular.
 
Toni Pons brings the classic espadrille into the modern era this spring with all the comfort you need and the style you want. From flats to wedges, you’ll find slingbacks, ankle straps, and stretchy side tabs to create the perfect fit. Colours range from pale neutrals to inky blacks and everything in between. Canvas, suede, leather, and linen each have a moment in the sun, with captivating details like raw edges, shimmery florals, subtle texture, and brilliant shine.
 
Share a taste of Spain at your next dinner party with a gorgeous, flavourful Paella.
 
Quick Chicken & Chorizo Paella
Yield -- Makes 4 to 6 servings
Ingredients
o   1 tablespoon vegetable oil
o   14 ounces chorizo, cut into 1/2 inch slices on the diagonal
o   1 small onion, chopped
o   1 red bell pepper, chopped
o   2 cloves garlic, chopped
o   1/4 teaspoon pimenton or paprika
o   2 cups short- or medium-grain rice
o   1 pinch saffron threads
o   2 bay leaves
o   4 cups chicken stock
o   1 1/4 pounds roast chicken (meat from 3-pound chicken skinned, deboned, and torn into chunks)
o   1/2 cup frozen peas
o   1 tomato, chopped
o   Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
o   N/A freshly ground black pepper
Preparation
    1. Heat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in a large casserole or paella pan over high heat. Add chorizo and cook until browned and fragrant, about 1 minute. Add onion, red bell pepper, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes.
    2. Add rice (medium or short grain rice), pimenton, saffron, and bay leaves. Stir to combine and coat the rice, about 1 minute. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add roast chicken, frozen peas, and tomato; stir to combine.
    3. Transfer skillet to oven. Cook uncovered until rice is tender and no liquid remains, about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven. Fluff with a fork and serve immediately.
 
 
Preparation. Heat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in a large casserole or paella pan over high heat. Add chorizo and cook until browned and fragrant, about 1 minute.

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