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Women's fashion retailer Smythe has opened a store in Calgary.

Smythe Opens Chinook Centre Store

Women’s fashion retailer Smythe has expanded into Alberta through the opening of a store in Calgary’s Chinook Centre.

The mall is owned by Cadillac Fairview. Toronto-based Smythe’s designs are known for their appeal to celebrities and members of Britain’s royal family.

Smythe has owned and operated one store in Toronto since 2004.

The Calgary store is Smythe’s first location in Western Canada. The company was co-founded by designers Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe.

“We enjoy a strong and loyal customer base in Alberta,” Christie Smythe told the Calgary Herald. “Calgary was an obvious choice when locating our second store.” 

Lenczner hinted that the company will expand into other Canadian cities.

“Stay tuned,” she told the Herald.

Photo: Patrick Biller/V2com Newswire/Smythe


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Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s. In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star. Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.

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