That New New

Change is in the air here at Hedkandi! With the reveal of our updated Hotel Arts space, we have decided to bring in an array of new product lines to best meet your beauty needs! Shop our carefully curated new products at your preferred Hedkandi or Butter location now.


MAGIC STRIPES

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This German-made facial skin care mask line is already taking Europe by storm. The line was created by makeup artist Natalie Franz, who has over 20 years' experience in the industry and has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga, Steven Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, and more! 

Best of all, the products are cruelty and paraben free, and dermatologist tested and approved! Their six masks utilize the best collagen, hyaluronic acid, and magnetic cell renewal technology.

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JAMES READ TAN

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Say good bye to orange, sticky, drying, or streaky self-tanner! We are thrilled to introduce our guests to James Read Tan from the United Kingdom! Each product is cruelty free, formulated to suit all skin tones, and offers 72 hour hydration.

The line's name sake is a spray tan artist who had a vision of combining the benefits of luxury skin care with a natural golden tan suitable for any skin tone. James has worked on fashion shows for Tom Ford and Burberry, and counts Naomi Campbell and Rosie Huntington-Whitely among his A-List clientele.  

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SILKE LONDON

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Meet the newest and most important addition to your night-time routine; the Silke London Hair Wrap.

The 100% silk hair wrap promotes growth, prevents breakage, and can extend time between washes and blow dries. Plus, it comes in a variety of colours and is a perfect complement to any outfit!

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I LOVE MY MUFF

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This line of hygiene products provide daily love and care... down there! I Love My Muff products have been developed with an uncompromising commitment to mildness, biodegradability, non-toxicity, cleansing ability, moisturizing ability and luxurious feel.

The line is cruelty, paraben, SLS, synthetic colour, fragrance free, vegan, and handmade in Canada and uses only the finest natural plant extracts and essential oils!

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FUR

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FUR is a beautiful line made for exactly that... all of your body's fur! Wherever you fall on the spectrum of bare to full, FUR provides natural care to hydrate skin, soften hair, and eradicate ingrowns from head to toe!

Their gentle, acid and toxic-free formulas soothe and smooth skin to treat and prevent ingrowns, while softening hair and refining regrowth. Whether you wax, shave, laser, or go au naturale, this product will work for you.

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Each of these lines are available at all Butter and Hedkandi locations now; Happy shopping!

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Get your PARKSHOW tickets

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We feel honoured to have a ten year working relationship with the incredible team at PARK, providing editorial and runway hair for all of their fashion shows! It is always an amazing opportunity for our editorial team to flex their creative muscles and show a different side to their work. Over the past ten years, PARK has pushed Canadian fashion and art forward and uplifted our favourite Canadian brands and designers!

As our guest, you'll receive 15% off your tickets with the code HEDKANDI2018.

For PARK's 10th year in operation, they are pulling out all of the stops and this year's runway show promises to be their biggest and most ambitious ever! The runway show takes place on the George C. King Bridge across the Bow River in the East Village. 

PARKSHOW 2018 takes place on Saturday, June 23 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the George C. King Bridge. 

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For dad's with style...

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What's harder than Mother's Day Shopping? Father's Day Shopping! Skip the "World's Best Dad" mug and give a barber shop experience with Johnny's. With two locations and a wide variety of services including traditional hot shaves, Johnny's Barber + Shop is perfect for every type of dad.

From now until Father's day, you'll receive a complimentary Wrinkle & Crease Father's Day Card with the purchase of a $50 Johnny's Barber + Shop gift card.

If you prefer, you can also order your gift card online here. Order by June 8 to ensure it arrives on time!

Hedkandi loves you!


**Offer valid until end of day June 17, 2018 or while supplies last. No rain checks and cannot be combined with any other offers. 

Treat your mama right!

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Receive a $20 Butter bonus gift card for every $100 gift card purchase

Of course your love is gift enough, but mom's are amazing beings and deserve a little something extra, don't you think?!

We want you to treat your mama right, so for every $100 you spend on a Hedkandi or Butter gift card, you'll receive a $20 bonus Butter gift card AND a complimentary Wrinkle & Crease Mother's Day Card.

If you prefer, you can also order your gift card online here. Order by May 4 to ensure it arrives on time!

**Offer valid until May 13, 2018 or while supplies last. No rain checks and cannot be combined with any other offers. Gift card cannot be used within 24 hours of purchase.

Hotel Arts Renovation

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We are thrilled to announce that from April 30 to May 22, our Hotel Arts location will be closed for a makeover. As always, the design will be championed by the incredible team at McKinley Burkart.

As a result of this, some of our stylists will be away during this time; others will be temporarily relocating their appointments to either our 8 Street or Bankers Hall locations. 

If you’re currently booked for an appointment during the renovation with a stylist who will be away, our guest services team will be reaching out to you to offer alternate arrangements.

To book online, please continue to use your existing online profile at our Hotel Arts link. Just know that the location you’ll be visiting, will be as listed below:

AWAY APRIL 30 TO MAY 22:

- Courtney
- Dallas
- Haley
- Kate
- Lindsay
- Robi
- Sarah P.

WORKING AT HEDKANDI 8 STREET:

[ 1301 8 Street SW | 403-215-3403 ]
PARKING INFO
- Marina
- Molly
- Sarah L. 

WORKING AT HEDKANDI BANKERS HALL:

[ 315 8 Avenue SW | 403-237-8458 ]
PARKING INFO
- Bailee
- Brenna
- Nicole S.
- Nikki

To ensure that we are able to keep you looking your best and able to accommodate your schedule, we recommend you book now for either before or after the renovation. 

We are excited to welcome you to our new space on May 22!   

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Purchase any two full-sized Oribe hair products and receive a complimentary Oribe beauty product

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Although the winter frost has not yet lifted, spring is here! What better time to refresh your beauty regimen for a new season!

To help with your spring recharge, we want to offer you a little boost; purchase two full-sized Oribe products, and you'll receive a complimentary Oribe lipstick or nail polish!*

**Offer valid until April 30, 2018 or while supplies last. no rain checks and cannot be combined with any other offers. 

In October 2017, Hedkandi Salon was proud to introduce Oribe Hair Care to all of our downtown Calgary salon locations. Here's a behind the scenes look at our education launch.

Prebook your next appointment and win

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Reserving your appointment in regular intervals is the easiest way to ensure that you always look your best, get the appointment that suits your schedule, and allows our talented stylists and/or estheticians to take care of you!

Best of all? We will email you 48 hours prior and call 24 hours prior to confirm your appointment. If something has come up, not to worry; we can adjust your appointment to better fit your schedule. We know life gets busy and we want to do our part to make your day a little bit easier. 

  • From March 1 to April 30, for every appointment you prebook at Hedkandi, you will be entered to win a $1,000 Hedkandi Gift Card*.
  • For every appointment you prebook at Butter, you will be entered to win a $500 Butter Gift Card.*

Don't have your next visit scheduled?

*Gift cards are valid towards services only, not retail or hair extensions. One winner per salon location will be chosen and announced on May 1, 2018. Gift cards will expire on May 1, 2019. Prebooked appointments must be made in salon at the time of your next visit, online bookings are not eligible.

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Hedkandi Loves Local: Buns and Bubz with Two Penny Chinese

It's no secret that at Hedkandi we love to eat delicious food and enjoy a great cocktail. We can guarantee our team can always be found at the various incredible restaurants and bars we have in Calgary, and right now we have a particular crush on Two Penny Chinese and The Tea House.  

All the eating we do means we've got to work out sometimes... so consider our workout covered for International Women's Day with Barre Body Studio at "We Rise Together," an exciting lunch time sweat sesh at The Palace Theatre. 

Read on for details. 

Two Penny Chinese

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After its first few months of being open for dinner, Two Penny Chinese has officially opened up for lunch on weekdays and brunch on the weekends! Their brunch menu is available Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m and includes a rotating crop of Dim Sum favourites as well as brunch cocktails to keep your hangover at bay. 

Our team is always on the hunt for unique, centrally located brunch spots and this one might just be our new weekly tradition.

As our guest, Two Penny is offering 10% off your weekend brunch* so you can try it too! Just use the promo code "DIMSUM" when you make your reservation below:

*Offer is valid until March 26, 2018


The Tea House

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When you head downstairs at Two Penny, you'll find The Tea House; a moody cocktail bar perfect for a night out on the town (and for avoiding any abhorrent weather we might be having!). You'll find our team there for Karaoke Night... and for after work drinks on Wednesday... sometimes Thursday... and definitely Friday!

Enjoy Two-for-One Bubbles* anytime you mention you're a guest of Hedkandi!

Learn more about The Tea House here.

*Offer valid until March 26, 2018*


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We Rise Together - Barre Body Studio

Thursday, March 8 is International Women's Day and what better way to celebrate than with like-minded women in an empowering environment? 

In continuation with their 'Year of Living Well', Barre Body Studio is hosting an event for International Women's Day on Thursday, March 8 at The Palace Theatre from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to celebrate and empower strong women everywhere with a lunch time workout, meaningful conversation, and empowered connection!

Plan to arrive 15 minutes early with your yoga mat, runners, and a bottle of water! Tickets are $30. 

Sign up here. 

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Buy two, get three free samples - Bumble and bumble edition

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Afraid to try something new? Sometimes we are too. Fortunately, there are so many amazing products to utilize and create your perfect (and unique) hair care routine. We want to give you a chance to experience them all!

For the month of February, when you buy any two full-sized Bumble and bumble products, we'll give you three complimentary deluxe samples*! That way, you can get a feel for what you like, and what you looooooove.

OR

Buy two full-sized Bumble and bumble products, and we'll give you a complimentary cell-phone ring light so your selfies are always their best!

Hedkandi loves you!

*specific samples vary between locations, cannot be combined with any other offer, offer only valid while supplies last.

Hedkandi Loves Local: PARKFORUM + Robbie Burns Bash

We're not huge fans of New Year's resolutions, but we love the opportunity the new year brings for a fresh start and inspiration, and we wanted to pass along some upcoming events that are sure to inspire! First, is PARKFORUM from our friends at PARK; a two-day summit for creatives and entrepreneurs to learn and grow. 

Second is the Robbie Burns Bash, an event which raises funds for The Alex, a leading nonprofit in Calgary providing health care for our city's most vulnerable. Read on for details.


PARKFORUM

 Hedkandi Salon Director Michelle and Marketing Coordinator Trent presented at last year's PARKFORUM about guest engagement and social media.

Hedkandi Salon Director Michelle and Marketing Coordinator Trent presented at last year's PARKFORUM about guest engagement and social media.

PARKFORUM is a two-day event for creative entrepreneurs from all levels of experience to learn how to grow and sustain their businesses in the creative industry.

Sessions focus on art, fashion, and the various skills/tools one might need to take their businesses to the next level. With guest speakers from local businesses as well as larger creative companies like Herschel and Lululemon, there's sure to be a wealth of information shared.

As our guest, we want to give you 10% off your ticket(s) - just use the promo code PARKFORUM10 at checkout.

Added bonus: Our director of finance and systems, Wray Bokitch, will be speaking on the "Entrepreneurial Journey" panel on Saturday at 3:10 - don't miss her and the other panelist's brilliance!


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Robbie Burns Bash

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The second annual Robbie Burns Bash takes place on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the St. Louis Hotel. There will be entertainment, a silent auction, food from some of Calgary's best restaurants, as well as beer, wine, and scotch tastings. Tickets are $50 and cover all of your food and beverage samplings. 

All proceeds from the event go to supporting the Alex Community Health Centre. The Alex is changing how we look at health care in Calgary. Their health, housing, and food programs support our most vulnerable neighbours, tackling tough health and social issues head-on. Since 1973, their cost-effective programs have saved millions of taxpayer dollars by moving people from poverty to stability and from crisis to wellness. Learn more about The Alex here.

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Introducing Bumble and bumble's NEW Color Gloss

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Bumble and bumble's New Color Gloss is here!

Are you a Clear, Cool Blonde, Warm Blonde, Universal Red or Brunette?


Whatever your colour match, Bumble and bumble's new Color Gloss is perfect to help extend the time between your colour appointments and add softness, shine, and dimension to your locks.


Learn more:


How to use:

How to use Bumble and bumble.'s Color Gloss (Brunette)

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Try something new - Half off a new service at Butter

Receive half off a Butter Beauty Parlour service you've never tried when you book an esthetic appointment.

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Happy New Year! It's the perfect time to refresh, revitalize, and, if your resolutions involve self-care, visit our sister salon Butter Beauty Parlour for any beauty service(s) you've been eyeing up. Butter offers everything from nail services to lash extensions, microblading, waxing and more. For the month of January only at Butter:

  • Book any regular esthetic service, and receive 50% off a second service you've never tried before

Hedkandi (and Butter) love you!

*Offer is valid once per guest in the month of January at Butter Beauty Parlour, cannot be shared or transferred, and is only valid on a service that has not been received by the guest in the past 12 months, not combinable with any other offer. Services must be booked on the same day - no rain checks. Discount will be applied to the new service received with the lesser value.

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Cross every name off your list with a gift card from us!

December is upon us and the countdown to Christmas is on! Everyone deserves to look and feel their best; give the gift of great hair (and beauty) this holiday season with a HedkandiButter Beauty Parlour, or Johnny's Barber + Shop gift card.

We have gift cards to each of our three brands available in any of our salon locations or you can shop online now. Order before December 18 to receive before Christmas.

Oribe Holiday Packs

In addition to gift cards, we have product packages with great deals on your favourite Oribe and Bumble and bumble products. They are available in salon only, so act fast as quantities are limited.

Hedkandi loves you!

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Johnny's Barber + Shop x Henry Singer Eighth Avenue Place

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We're excited and proud to announce the newest member of our salon family! Our second Johnny's Barber + Shop location is now open in the new flagship Henry Singer at Eighth Avenue Place offering an elevated barber experience and hair cut to your downtown Calgary guests.

In addition to our favourite Bumble and bumble products, you'll be able to shop a curated selection of hair care products from Oribe and Morris & Motley, as well as shaving products from the Italian Proraso

Know someone who would love Johnny's? Send them $10 off their first visit here.

If you're not already, follow Johnny's on Instagram or Facebook for updates.

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PARKLUXE 2017

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PARKLUXE

Runway styling is a huge passion for our team, and not something our guests regularly get to see from us! We invited talented local photographers Stephen Stewart and Emily Oud backstage with us to give you a glimpse into our world outside of the salon!

Our creative director Kristin Page was inspired by the runway show's location, Spruce Meadows, to create a equestrian-themed textured pony tail that we later transitioned to a low chignon for a sleek, modern look.

Watch the full behind the scenes video here:

A special behind the scenes look at PARKLUXE 2017 presented by Bankers Hall with hair by our editorial team!

Arty Party

One of the key points on our salon's Mission Statement is, "to warmly welcome everyone to an environment rich with music, art, and design." Our team consists of artists and art-lovers; from our hair stylists to our guest services team, and even to our behind-the-scenes staff, each and every one of us is compelled to create in some way!

For this month's edition of Hedkandi Loves Local, we invite you to reflect on our creative work with PARKLUXE, visit the coolest gallery and shop you need to know in Calgary's East Village, and introduce you to a human services organization that uses art as a means to build employment skills for marginalized populations!


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FIVE ART & MERCHANDISE

Five Art & Merchandise is a gallery, shop & studio committed to finding unconventional methods of bringing contemporary art and creativity into people's lives. With each exhibition that Five AM hosts in the gallery, they release limited edition merchandise designed by the exhibiting artist. This merchandise is available both online and in the physical shop beside the gallery space. They also collect and offer carefully selected brands, publications, and art made in and out of the studio.

For their next show, they asked 36 artists to pair up and create portraits of one another. In the words of Five AM's founder Julia Kansas, "it's going to be pretty freaking fun." The group exhibition launches this Friday October 20 and the opening soirée runs from 7 to 10 p.m. with snacks from Peasant Cheeses and drinks available from Village Brewery. It will be on view at the gallery until November 5. Full artist details on Facebook here.

 
 Poster for Five AM's upcoming Portrait Group Exhibition.

Poster for Five AM's upcoming Portrait Group Exhibition.

 

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PROSPECT HUMAN SERVICES

On October 30, our team is going to be volunteering with Prospect Human Services' clients on an art project that they've created for us!

The goal is to provide employability skills for people who face barriers to employment. Their clients include recent immigrants and refugees, military veterans, or people with disabilities or mental health barriers. They do this by opening the minds of employers (like us) to show what their clients are capable of, and by providing their clients with opportunities to grow and showcase their skills!

Learn more here.

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Introducing Oribe Luxury Hair Care...

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Oribe, the eponymous product line from one of the most influential hairdressers of all time,defines luxury in hair care. For over four decades Oribe Canales, the line's namesake, has had his editorial work grace the covers of Vogue, W, Elle, and V Magazine and has earned himself a reputation as both a runway must-have and a stylist to the stars (think J.Lo and THE Super Models - Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington). It's a fashion-focused brand that offers top tier styling education for our team to bring back to you! 

Oribe is the first full product line to join the Hedkandi Salon family in ten years. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with the best of the best. From its packaging to its performance, Oribe raises the standard within our industry. Our stylists can't wait to get Oribe into your hair.

In addition to the above, Oribe is:

  • A leader in performance recognized with an unrivalled number of industry awards
  • Endorsed by all-star stylists and celebrities alike
  • Formulated with one of the most established French fragrance houses
  • Vegan and or Vegetarian and cruelty-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Formulated without parabens and sodium chloride
  • Colour safe
  • Recyclable

Shop the full line at your preferred Hedkandi location now, and book your next appointment to experience it for yourself.

For more on Oribe, click here.

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Wellness Revolution

It's official - fall is here! Whether you're back to work or school, sending your kids back, or just getting into that post-summer 'get stuff done' piece of mind, it's a great time to give back to yourself, others, and the community. Our Hedkandi Loves Local picks this month all focus around this theme, so read on for ideas on how to do the above!


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PREMA HEALTH

First things first, you've got to take care of yourself and focus on your own personal wellness. On the flip side, if you know someone who needs a little relaxation, our Loves Local Pick Prema Health is for you!

Prema Health is our go to destination for all things wellness. They offer massage, acupuncture, energy work, traditional Chinese medicine, facials, and more!

From now until October 15, you can book a 60 minute aromatherapy massage, 30 minute infrared sauna session, and receive a free ginger pumpkin soy candle for $99! (Savings of $58!).

Learn more about Prema Health here, or click below to take advantage of this offer:

*Appointments must be booked + completed prior to October 15 - call 403-243-4040 to book. 


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PARKLUXE

Just in case you didn't catch our email earlier this week, as always, we're giving our guests 15% off tickets to PARKLUXE. To receive this offer, use our code HEDKANDI2017 at checkout.

PARKLUXE is Calgary's biggest fashion show, and our hair styling team is pulling out something wild for this year's runway show. You won't want to miss it!


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CALGARY IMMIGRANT WOMAN'S ASSOCIATION 35th ANNIVERSARY GALA

For 35 years, the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (or CIWA) has been providing unparalleled and culturally diverse programming and services for newcomers to our city, responding to the varying needs of its patrons. Since it's inception, they've served over 80,000 immigrant and refugee women.

Their services range from employment training and skills, language training, childcare, family support, and settlement and integration support. As a nonprofit organization, the need for funding is always important, so we ask our interested guests to buy tickets to their 35th Anniversary Gala or consider supporting the organization in other ways. 

The Gala takes place at Civic on Third at 5:30 pm, and features cocktails, dinner, and a keynote address from Avenue Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Alumni Geeta Sankappanavar, so get your tickets soon!


POLITICS

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Calgary's Civic Election on October 16 

We know some consider it uncouth to talk politics, but sometimes it's a must! Regardless of your beliefs, it's imperative that you vote in our city's upcoming election! The official day to vote is October 16, but advance voting runs October 4 - 11 (excluding Oct. 9). 

Click here for all the need to know, here to find out which Ward you live in, or here to learn more about the candidates (after Sept. 19).

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Get your PARKLUXE 2017 Tickets Now!

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We are so proud to have been a part of PARK's fashion shows for the past nine years. Their fashion shows have proven an amazing opportunity for our editorial team, led by our creative + education director Kristin Page, to showcase our artistic skillset. As an organization, PARK is pushing Canadian fashion and art forward and uplifting our favourite Canadian (and Calgarian!) designers and artists.

PARKLUXE 2017 is presented by Bankers Hall on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Spruce Meadows Equiplex.

As our guest, you'll receive 15% off of your tickets with the code HEDKANDI2017. 

This year's show features the following brilliant designers:

Shear Luxury Presents UNTTLD

NARCES

Paul Hardy

House of Nonie

Lauren Bagliore

Malika Rajani

Hope to see you there!

Hedkandi loves fashion and Hedkandi loves you!

*Event is 18+