Haven't we always had a drawer full of "slobby/sloppy clothes"? You know, the ones we wear when nobody is looking? The drawer that is filled with favorites that nobody outside of our kids and partner is allowed to see. This drawer normally houses our pajamas, and also a variety of clothing. I have my "hair dying shirt", my "cleaning with bleach shirt", my "painting shirt", my gardening shirt (and shoes) and then there is a whole stack of my old t shirts that I wear to bake or cook or to just chill at home. The common denominator with all of these [...]
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While most of Cottonwood was closed during the lock-down, our building projects kept moving forward. This week we began construction on our new freestanding retail pad located between Burger King & Earls. We have been getting some questions about which retailers will be in that building, and unfortunately all we can say right now is that we will make announcements on that project in the future. We expect completion of this building to coincide with the larger Save on Foods/Old Navy/Club 16/Cora project for early 2021. But you know...construction....anything can happen! We also wanted to show you a map of [...]
On March 16th following instruction by the BC Government, most of our 70+ retailers began temporarily closing their doors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Almost two months have passed, and a lot has changed. For all of us. We would like to extend gratitude to the Cottonwood retailers who stayed open throughout phase 1 of the pandemic to support our community. It was a scary time, and caused a lot of stress for everyone. We are very proud to call these retailers part of "our team". Further, we would like to thank our Cottonwood Operations & Security staff [...]
COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into a lot of plans & special days, and it's looking like Mothers Day 2020 (Sunday, May 10th) is going to be one of them. With most stores closed, and most of us unable to be in the same room with our loved ones, celebrating anything right now means getting creative...at a distance! If you live near your mom, we thought we would give you an idea starter for doing something special together, at a distance. The general idea is to create your mamma a special Mothers Day care package she can use to make dinner, [...]
Pantone does a detailed analysis of the largest Fashion Week events around the globe to come up with it's seasonal palette choices. Along with coming up with a full palette, they also identify a "Color of the Year". For Spring 2020, that color is Pantone 19-4052 "Classic Blue". It is a gorgeous color that we haven't seen take centre stage in a very long time. "Colors for Spring/Summer 2020 New York express our desire for a sense of the familiar. Friendly and relatable, a palette of colors that conveys a sense of [...]
This is a part of the world that I was unaware existed before today. While doing some research for the Spring Shoe Trends blog post, I came across these wild shoe designs and thought it would be fun to share them with you! Its awesome to see some of the art that exists based on the passion people have for shoes. Enjoy!
The shoe trends we are seeing for spring 2020 are.....interesting. Some very 90's inspired choices with new takes on combat boots & mary janes. We are also seing some really classic styles like loafers and mules, and some completely new tweaks on the sandal with extreme square toes and ankle lacing. Will you be wearing any of the spring trends this year?? Square Toe Sandals Mary Jane's Mule's Combat Boots Loafers Chain Detail [...]
The health & well-being of our employees, retailers and guests is our top priority. As Canadian authorities continue to take steps to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we continue to take all appropriate measures to support their suggestions for minimizing the exposure & spread of the virus. Cottonwood remains open to the public to support our essential service retailers. For the most updated information on specific retailers, please contact them directly Please Note: LONDON DRUGS, COBS BAKERY, M & M Food Market, KINS MARKET, TD BANK & DOLLARAMA remain open to serve customers. We will continue to monitor for developments, [...]
Wash Less No Hanging No Dryer No Pilling Keep them out of the washing machine! Laundering is the #1 cause of wear and tear on knit wear. Because we often wear clothing items under our sweaters, and also because we don't tend to sweat a lot in our cold weather clothing, there is often less of a need to wash sweaters like we might with other clothing items. Good News....because washing machines are to sweaters what drugs are to human beings. They cause knits to stretch, shrink, fray, become misshapen, [...]