We’ve told you where to eat, where to drink and where to play in the city, but what about where to shop? Ya of course there’s the mall (yawn) but as Macklemore says “that shirt’s hello dough, but having the same one as six other people in this club is a hella don’t.” So skip the boring run of the mill stores and check out some cooler spots that are completely unique to Calgary. Fellas this one’s for you! Women are observant and you better believe they’ll notice everything from your shoes, to your watch, to the way you’ve done your hair. Lucky for you we’ve got a list of the best places to shop and groom before your date so you can go from sad to swag. Get ready to pop some tags!
Espy is a designer boutique based around the simple concept of making people feel good! Located in Inglewood, they have a wide selection of men’s clothing featuring unique styles that are difficult to find elsewhere. Jazz up a simple suit with some of their funky socks or keep it classic with a nice pair of designer jeans. Their staff of stylists will guarantee you’re looking sharp for your date tonight.
Located on 17th avenue, Firoz’s agenda is simple; develop cutting edge trends and take the hassle and exhaustion out of scouring. It’s a one stop shop for finding the perfect duds for your date night.
In our humble opinion, gravity pope is the best place to buy shoes in the city! They feature a wide selection of designer shoes in interesting styles and colours. Here’s a little secret, shoes are one of the first things women look at when they meet a new person. So you better be sporting a good pair!
Calgary’s largest independent menswear store, this stylish spot has been around since 1958! It’s owned and ran by Graham, a Lifetime Director of the Calgary Stampede and his son Myles, a retired professional hockey player. While scoring outfits may be different than scoring goals, these guys will ensure you only leave your house looking your best.
While not unique to Calgary, Harry Rosen is Canada’s premier men’s retailer and therefore essential to include. They carry a wide selection of designer menswear collections from around the world. If you’re getting dressed for the celebration date or even the “I’m sorry date” you better be looking dapper. Their clothing advisors are knowledgeable to ensure you get the right style, size, and fit for your garments.