I recently watched a commercial with a family going to a theme park and the mom gets in the tank and starts swimming. Even though she is in the tank, she is dressed in a “mom uniform” of khakis and a button up khaki coloured shirt with sensible shoes. She also had a sensible shoulder-length haircut and very little makeup. Think how Jennifer Aniston looked in We’re the Millers when she was trying to get her mom look on. My first reaction was to wonder why someone would want to dress so boring, just because they are a mom. But, some go the other way and even in their 40s dress like a 20-year-old to prove they aren’t that typical mom. There needs to be a balance! I have found it difficult trying to find a balance between sexy and mundane when choosing clothing, but I’ve found seven unique Canadian stores that won’t give you that mom look, yet won’t make you look like your teenager. So, skip the Garage, the Lululemon and the Roxy and ditch the Nygard and the Maurice’s and get on with these stores!
Definitely anything but boring, Retro Glam is a Canadian store that features eclectic clothing for ladies (and guys and kids too!) of all ages. Read the rest of this entry »