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Flashback Friday!

We wanted to have a little FUN on this Flashback Friday and give you an insider's look at a buying trip in New York City. Back in February Gail-Lynn, Brianna, and Jennifer spent three fashion-filled days in the Big Apple. Two of fashion's largest trade shows, Coterie and D&A took up most of their time, along with some private appointments throughout the city, a couple great meals and a even quick stroll along the High Line. These three ladies may make the job look easy, but we assure you they put in a lot of hard work to find you the best for the upcoming Fall 2014 season!

This blog features a highlight video and photographs of their trip!    

M R . S A F F R O N R O A D

Women have trusted Saffron Road for over 20 years for the best in quality and fashion. We've been working to do the same for our Saffron guy for the past couple years and now we have it down! Men's fashion doesn't change at quite the rapid pace that women's does, but that doesn't mean it has to be boring! We've found the must haves for every man's wardrobe, but made sure it's the right mix of fun prints, perfect fits and bold colours, while maintaining the same quality you'd expect from Saffron Road.

L A Y E R S   O F   F U N

Our guy likes to have FUN! Mixing muted plaids and bright solids make the sometimes preppy look fun and fashionable. Autumn Cashmere and Vince play up texture with perforated details and colour blocking, yet offer the ultimate in comfort and fit. The classic Vince chino is ideal for any look. Rolled up and cuffed to give a more playful feel, or worn at it's regular length, this is the perfect pant for all the Mr. Saffrons our there!

C A S E  O F  T H E   B L U E S

Whether your head is in a book or in the game, it's easy to add a sporty element to any guy's look. A casual, lightweight crew neck sweater is perfect over a tee or a button up shirt. Roll up the hem on your jeans, pants, and even your shorts, and pair them back to a low profile runner. We're seeing blue everywhere! Bright indigo, deep navy, and weathered blue are great worn together for a tonal look or layered back to neutrals. Blue is this season's most popular colour.

P U N K   I T

There's a little bad ass in every guy, and we channel that in the most sophisticated way possible! Dark denim and a leather jacket are a staple for every man's closet. Tying your plaid shirt around your waist isn't just a 90's one hit wonder, it's back and we love this look! Keep in mind, not all plaid shirts are created equal. This season, Ben Sherman offers short sleeve button ups and light weight long sleeve options, and Vince shows luxe, bold colours. 

T H E   P E R F E C T   T E E

Once you find your perfect TEE you are set! Get the right fit; slim through the chest and body, with the hem hitting just below the belt. Throwing on a James Perse Tee is probably the most comfortable decision you can make in your day. Want a great way to add colour to your outfit? Vince offers the season's best in colour and can be a little more fitted, making it perfect for layering. Either way, we have effortless dressing perfected with the right t-shirt. 

K I C K S

We firmly believe you can never have too many shoes! Slide in to a comfy Frye shoe, lace up a sleek boot from Modern Vintage or keep it classy with a lace-up loafer from Bed Stu. We've got you covered for all your footwear wants and needs!

B U Y  O N E ,  G E T  O N E

Now that you know who Mr. Saffron Road is, perhaps it's time for a summer wardrobe update!  What better way to do so than taking advantage of our BOGO sale? Buy any item from our Men's collection and receive the second item from our Men's collection at 50% off.  It's the perfect way to gift Dad fashion for Fathers Day.

*Some restrictions apply*

*See in store for details*

*Promotion ends on June 21st, 2014*


Welcome Spring '14

The clocks have sprung ahead, the temperatures are trying to rise, and quite frankly, we're just fed up of the cold and ready for Spring! Today we officially launch Spring '14 at Saffron Road and couldn't be happier about it. Check out a few of our exciting looks on our homepage and go behind the scenes with our fun video from the day of the photoshoot. Only thing left to do is to come in and shop these looks for yourself!   

Behind the Lens

We're launching our SPRING 2014 website lookbook & video this coming Monday and couldn't be happier! We are so grateful to have such a well-rounded, high energy, and creative team at Saffron Road who make this job look easy! Below is a gallery of photographs that take you behind the scenes of our Spring 2014 photo shoot. 

A visit from Tessa

It was very exciting having Tessa Virtue walk through the doors of Saffron Road yesterday, Olympic medal in hand! Tessa is a long-time customer at Saffron Road, so you can just imagine how much we enjoyed following her and Scott as they represented Canada at the Sochi Olympics. Such a talented athlete AND she loves fashion! What's not to love about her?!  

Richmond Row Christmas Walk

We love being a part of the unique shopping experience along Richmond Row! Today the Row is kicking off the holiday season with the annual Christmas Walk. Many of our neighbours will welcome you into their store with warm drinks, snacks and special promotions. Later this evening, the street will be filled with carolers and an appearance from Santa! It's a great night to get the family out and in to the festive spirit. 

At Saffron Road, we welcome you in with sweet treats and an equally sweet promotion. Since it's just for one day, you'll have to come in to find out all the details.  

As always, we'd like to take the time to THANK YOU for choosing Saffron Road and for shopping local. We know there are many options and we are grateful you choose to shop with us! 
  

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Ready or not...

At Saffron Road, we're officially in holiday mode! For the next month, we hope to bring you all you need for the holidays; whether it's finding the perfect gift for him or her, or finding a glamorous outfit for hosting a holiday event, we've got you covered.  

Here's part one of our Holiday Look Book video!  It features a few of our favourite holiday looks that we hope will have you as excited for the holidays as we are!  

Jazz It Up

We'd like to congratulate the Fanshawe Fashion Merchandising program for hosting a glamorous fashion filled evening. What a fun way to support a very worthy cause! Gail-Lynn and Jennifer are proudly dressed in Canadian designers Comrags and Greta Constantine.

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Your Holiday Wish List

The upcoming weeks are hectic! Social functions, completing the 2013 to do list and all that comes with getting ready for the holidays. We know a lot of this falls into your lap but while you're busy checking off everyone's wish lists, make sure to to save time to fill out yours.

Come to Saffron Road where we make it easy for you to get exactly what you wished for. Find the things you love most in store, write them down and take the list home to stick on the fridge (or any other noticeable spot)! When your special someone comes in to pick out your gifts, they will receive 10% off anything from you list as well as complementary gift wrapping. We'll even keep a copy of your wish list in case they forget to bring it with them. See you soon and let the Holiday shopping begin!    

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Fashion Merchandising Grad

A big congratulations to Fashion Merchandising graduates Jennifer and Meagan! Though the two successfully completed the 2 year program in the spring, they just celebrated their official convocation last week. Meagan is no longer with us, but working hard in Toronto and you can come to Saffron Road and congratulate Jennifer in person! 

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Throw Back Thursday

Even though it was not long ago, we are now wishing we were back in NYC at the Liebeskind party!  While away on one of their buying trips in September, Jennifer, Jonathan, Brianna and Gail-Lynn hung out at the the flagship store in the trendy SoHo neighbourhood. It was a truly enjoyable evening spent listening to live music, snacking on appetizers, sipping on drinks and conversing with people from all around the world who share the same love...Liebeskind bags.

In additional to throwing a great party, Liebeskind also makes some beautiful bags! There's always something new and exciting from them, so come and check it out.  

 

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Trend Alert: The Silk Bomber

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The silk bomber is trending for both the current Fall season and moving forward into Spring 2014! We've picked up this fun trend from Equipment because when it comes to silk, no one does it as well as they do. We're currently offering both a classic black & white print and a bold floral print as featured above.


So how do you make use of these must have jackets? We suggest throwing one over a LBD, pair it with a fitted skirt or back to a great pair of jeans. Play with layers and textures under the bomber, like a boxy tee or fine knit sweater. Still not sure? Take a look and get inspired by some street styles that have incorporated this hot trend. 

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Daniel Wellington

We LOVE the simplicity Daniel Wellington brings to a watch.  This gives you the option to jazz up your wrist with an arm party, or leave it clean, sophisticated and timeless with one of our Daniel Wellington watches. 

Here are a couple pictures of Saffron Road's arm parties featuring the DW watch!  

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From Trousers to Skirt

How cool are these Rundholz trousers that can be transformed into a full skirt?  At our Fall fashion show Gail-Lynn rocked the great print head to toe and taught us just how versatile these bottoms are.  Try them with anything from the matching jacket to a chunky knit or a fitted tee: the possibilities are endless!  

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Hounds + Fashion

Have you ever taken a hound dog out for a walk? In case you haven't, make it known that they are STRONG!  We couldn't stop laughing as the three of us SR ladies did our best to keep hold of the two pups. We had a fun afternoon with great Fall fashion, beautiful weather and these adorable hounds. Our looks feature:   

Brianna: Svee, Sarah Pacini, Rose Pierre, Vince Camuto, Happy Socks & Ronen Chen 
Holly:  Fidelity Denim, Autumn Cashmere, Citizens of Humanity, Ayala Barr & The Frye Company
Jennifer: Autumn Cashmere, House of Harlow, Mode France, Theory 38, Rich and Skinny & The Frye Company.

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