Top 9 new stores that opened in Calgary in 2015

Dec 19 2017, 10:54 am

The post-Christmas shopping madness has gotten a whole lot better in Calgary this year, thanks to the opening of a number of new stores bringing fashion and design to the city.

2015 was no small year for retailers in Calgary – we saw the opening of Edmonton’s Bamboo Ballroom, Kit and Ace, Mountain Warehouse and several other popular shops that are making excellent additions to the city’s bustling shopping scene.

While there are too many new openings to list, here are our picks for the top nine new stores to open in Calgary this year:


The Aritzia-spin off opened at Chinook Centre this year, offering high-end comfortable women’s clothes.

Where: Chinook Centre – 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary

Image: Wilfred

Image: Wilfred

Bamboo Ballroom

The Edmonton shop expanded to Calgary this year with a new shop on 9th Avenue SE, bringing local designers and well-known brands, along with some vintage from Bex Vintage, to the city. Decor, accessories, women’s clothing and cute gifts abound.

Where: The Bamboo Ballroom – 1218 C 9th Avenue SE, Calgary


Discount men’s and women’s shoes, accessories and hand bags are what is on hand at DSW – Designer Shoe Warehouse.

Where: Sunridge Mall – 2525 36th Street NE, Calgary

West Elm

West Elm carries modern home decor and furniture and recently opened in Mt. Royal Village.

Where: Mt. Royal Village – 868 16th Avenue SW, Calgary

Kate Spade

Luxury designer Kate Spade opened up shop for the first time in Calgary this year, offering their classic polka-dots and stripes, handbags, and beautiful women’s clothing.

Where: Chinook Centre – 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary

Image: Kate Spade

Image: Kate Spade


Lolë offers outdoorsy clothing like warm jackets, running tights, dry-knit tops and other items for yoga, running, fitness, travel and snow-sports.

Where: 911 17th Avenue SW, Calgary & 317 7th Avenue SW, Calgary

Image: Lole

Image: Lole

Mountain Warehouse

Mountain Warehouse opened at Southcentre Mall this year and sells clothing, accessories, and equipment for all types of outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, skiing, and camping.

Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Road SE, Calgary

Pottery Barn Kids

Pottery Barn opened their fifth Canadian kids shop in Chinook Centre this year, specializing in home decor for the young ones at home. With “Girls Rooms”, “Boys Rooms” and things for nurseries, Calgarians now have one more place to shop.

Where: Chinook Centre – 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary

Kit and Ace

The Lululemon off-shoot by Chip Wilson’s son, featuring plain clothes made from a fabric called technical cashmere, opened up in Calgary as part of their international expansion out of Vancouver. They also opened a limited-time-only pop-up shop in Southcentre Mall which runs until January 20, 2016.

Where: #101 1019 17 Ave SW, Calgary

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