On Trend, Style

On Trend: Denim Shirts

There are certain pieces that BELONG in your wardrobe. Those tried and true, can’t-believe-you-ever-went-without-them pieces that you reach for again and again. A denim shirt my friends, is one of those pieces. While the classic button-up denim shirt is nothing new, this season the denim shirt has gone next level. There are button-ups, off-the-shoulders, long tunics,…

Style, Style Spotlight

Style Spotlight: Casually Speaking

With spring on the horizon, it’s time shed those layers, toques, parkas…and streamline your look with a new seasonally-transitional wardrobe. Focus on laid-back yet polished and put-together styles that revolve around staple items such as denim, leather jackets, chinos, button-down shirts and graphic tees. Our Spring 2017 ‘Girl in Focus’ Bianca Solterbeck is a BIG fan of…

Girl in Focus, Introductions, Lifestyle

Girl in Focus: Bianca Solterbeck

Spring has sprung (well almost, at least the end is in sight) which means that it’s time to introduce you to our new ‘Girl in Focus’. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be working with Bianca Solterbeck this spring. Bianca is a Leo Award nominated television writer, a television producer and a TV Host. She’s a…

Contests, Lifestyle

WIN a $100 Gift Card from Old Navy

This month, it’s all about elevated, casual-cool fashion. Fill out the form below for your chance to win a $100 Gift Card from Old Navy. For extra entries: Comment on this Facebook post and use the hashtag #CasuallySpeaking Answer the #CasuallySpeaking question on this tweet Comment on our Instagram post and tag @coquitlamcentre and use #CasuallySpeaking Remember…

Beauty, How To

How To: Create a Voluminous Ponytail

Alright ladies, are you ready for this? According to our experts, the key to creating the perfect voluminous ponytail is to actually create 2 ponytails! I know right??!! Our ‘Girl in Focus’ has extremely long, thick hair so if this little trick works for her, it will pretty much work for anyone. See how Brit…

How To, Style

How To: Mix Masculine with Feminine

Our ‘Girl in Focus’ Brit Gill LOVES a good relaxed-fit button down shirt. She loves them so much, that they are pretty much the cornerstone of her tomboyish boho style. She pairs them with denim skinnies, shorts, skirts, throws them over dresses and under leather…They’re easy wearing, travel and work-friendly, extremely versatile and of course, timeless. Watch how she elevates…

On Trend, Style

On Trend: Masculine Blazers

A blazer is one of the easiest ways to embrace the menswear look and is the perfect transition piece as we move into spring (eventually it will warm up, c’mon Mother Nature – this is Vancouver!). It’s effortlessly cool, extremely chic and oh-so-iconic – think Katharine Hepburn. When selecting the perfect menswear-influenced blazer to add to…