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Women's Apparel at Avenue Boutique (50% Off). Two Options Available.

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In a Nutshell

Kid-friendly boutique specializes in on-trend women's fashions, ranging from casual looks for the office to flirty dresses for nights out

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for sale items. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Avenue Boutique - Victoria: Women's Apparel at Avenue Boutique (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Choose Between Two Options

  • C$10 for C$20 worth of women’s boutique apparel
  • C$20 for C$40 worth of women’s boutique apparel

The A-Line Skirt: Shocking Curves

To add an element of drama to an outfit, consider the flared shape of an A-line skirt. Read on to learn more about this basic silhouette.

With its high, narrow waist and full shape, the A-line skirt seems today like women’s fashion at its most traditional. But when French designer Christian Dior presented it as the cornerstone of his first spring-summer collection, it caused an international stir. In 1947, World War II and its rationing of fabric were very recent memories; skirts tended to hang loose and straight from the hips to just below the knee, and the aesthetic of the military uniform lingered in square shoulders and boxy silhouettes. Now, here was a great bell of fabric, often delicately gathered or pleated, that bloomed from waist to calf in outrageous quantity—20 yards of black wool were required to form the skirt of Dior’s iconic Bar suit. The look was immediately raved about and, in some corners, denounced as frivolous.

Dior didn’t see it that way. He would later call his style “the return to an ideal of civilized happiness,” and while his collection became known as the New Look in the press, he himself gave the line the name Corolle—turning the women he dressed from soldiers into flowers. Today’s A-lines tend to be less lush (and less frequently pleated), with lengths ranging from mid-thigh to ankle, but their association with a classic femininity tends to remain.

Customer Reviews

Great local place to shop! Great selection and service!
Shauna H. · May 24, 2014

Head-to-toe fashion for those who dress to thrill
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