Loose sweats, oversized hoodies and a fun-bun that steadily falls out within half an hour of slapping it on your head — bored to heck of that Work From Home vibe yet?! If so, you are so not alone. Thankfully for us, local YYC style central, Bellissima Fashions, is bringing the BOOM to our #WFH wardrobes and wildly spicing up our post-quarantine closet! It is time to get outta those sweats and swap ‘em for flowy floral dresses, sassy graphic tees and decorative denim!
Bellissima Fashions is a long-standing fashion focal point threaded together by the hearts and souls of Viviana & Serena Shaneman in the ‘80s right here in Calgary. Ever curious, confident and courageous visionaries, Viviana and Sarah established Bellissima as a style community characterized by fashionable freedom of expression that has been permanently imprinted into Calgary’s rich historical fabric.
With it’s deep and resilient communal roots, Bellissma continues to be embellished by meaningful connections, fiercely fun fashion and OF COURSE super on-trend leopard print + stoned jeans!
Bellissima is bold and bright with a capital B. Their selection is incredible and serves as a foundation for fashionistas like you to let your personal style and creativity blossom! This especially so now that it’s sweet, sweet summa time. That mish mash #WFH gear can hang at home without ya while you safely celebrate the city’s re-openings!
This iconic store truly carries a beautiful and brave essence of new beginnings all adorned with top-notch trends and powerful personality. This is reflected with perfect vividness by the audacious group of Bellissma’s YYC brand ambassadors.
Friends, brace yourself, because they’re going to deliver you a MAJOR dose of post-lockdown look inspo as you envision where you’ll absolutely bring new life to your very own glam Bellissima outfit.
SUNNY SUMMER DAY LOOK
Tankya Edlund (@tanyaeklund) bringing summer right to your doorstep.
BOSSIN’ BRUNCH VIBES
Daniella Arias (@daniariasig) storming the city’s style scene.
COOL + COLLECTED Casual fridays
Cheryl Sanginetti (@themortgagegallery) perking up the park with her on-point personality.
BOLD IN BLUE
Madga Assaf (@modernemulsions) gives this blazer a seriously bold and beautiful feel.
Taylor Nikkelson (@wild.andwanderful) brightening Alberta’s beautiful back country.
WINE + CHARCUTERIE COuTURE
Carla Howden (@carlahowden) delivering a mod magic.
FINE DOWNTOWN DINING
Jeni Chandler (@jenichandler) stepping into the downtown scene like WOW.
Sarah Clowater and her classy, timeless style with pops of animal print.
CONCRETE JUNGLE REALNESS
Mandy Balak (@mandybalak) serving spot-on style in cheetah.
Brenna Hardy (@styleista_ca) brightening our day in this bold look.
Kristen Dyck (@avrocreativebranding) gives poise + perfection to this outfit.
Diane Poon (@diane.poon) making this stunning blue jacket pop!
Blair Bullied (@bbullied) makes this trench flourish. Now we want ice cream!
Kayla Pearcey (@kaypearcey) standing out fiercely with her fabulousness.
Jenny Barroll (@jennyb_yyc) pawsitively puts us in a sunny mood.
STANDOUT IN STRIPES
Jaime Gage (@fleurishflowershop) makes this Bellissima blazer truly blossom.
Now THAT is how YYC owns the style scene! As a style star, we have a funny feeling you’re hardcore craving more — ‘cause let’s be real here, those looks are next level #OOTD!
You can build your very own glam look at Bellissima Fashions online and in-store. Their posh Market Mall and South Center Mall locations are open 11am– 7pm Monday to Saturday and 11am–6pm Saturday. Make sure to also pop by their super cute Glenmore Landing store from 11am-6pm Monday to Friday for an authentic boutique experience.
Bellissima has always valued top safety standards and is going above and beyond in alignment with COVID-19 protocols. They are taking an extra effort to ensure that your health and comfort is as secure as possible — and with their advanced cleaning regime, all the more extra shiny, reflective surfaces to check yourself out in and see how amazing you look!
The Bellissima team is so excited to meet you, connect with you and learn all about your distinct fashion flair. Let your creativity run free and embrace the warmth and community connections you will experience at Bellissima Fashions!