Fashion for Compassion - Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show - Covi Giveaway - Best of the City Awards - Orientique - Joseph Ribkoff - David Cline - ZSISKA - Events - Organizing Your Closet
Welcome to our May Newsletter
Another Successful Fashion for Compassion Fundraiser! 

Thank you to our generous and compassionate customers for making our annual fundraiser a great success! We raised over $10,400 for the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society! 

We also want to thank all of the Nanaimo businesses who donated their products and services as prizes and silent auction items. Your generous contributions were much appreciated and integral to the success of the fundraiser.

Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show May 27th
Reserve your seat as soon as possible because this event always sells out fast!  Our Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show lets you preview their new styles before they reach the stores.

Enjoy a fashion show and then shop over 250 samples from their upcoming collection. You can order your colour and size from the samples, or you can take home ready-to-wear pieces from our current spring inventory. This is a special opportunity to be a fashion insider!

If you are looking for something unique for a special occasion, Joseph Ribkoff's dresses are perfect. The selection at this event is simply amazing - we'll have more than we can even carry at the Boutique!

Tickets are $5 and refundable with purchase at the Trunk Show. Call us at 250-751-7799 to reserve your seat.

Mother's Day Contest: Win a Covi
Come in and try on or purchase a Parkhurst Covi Wrap for a chance to win a free Covi for Mother's Day! Covi is available in Denim Blue, White, Black, Black and White Mix, Coral, Lime Green and many more colours! Contest runs from May 6th to May 14th.

2017 Best of the City Awards

Last year, our wonderful customers voted us the #1 Ladies Clothing Store and #1 in Customer Service in Nanaimo!  We appreciate your support and once again, we're asking for your votes. 
Voting is open for Nanaimo News Bulletin's  2017 Best of the City Awards. You can even win fabulous prizes from the Bulletin for casting your vote! 

If you would like to support KC's Boutique, you can  vote for us under "Best store for ladies wear" and "Best customer service" under the "Style" and "Shops & Services" categories. 

Thank you for your support!   
New Arrivals: Orientique

A second shipment from this Australian line has arrived. The colourful 100% cotton t-shirts and natural rayon tunics have been a hit! We are restocked with a full range of sizes (XS-XL) in short and ¾ sleeves. These tops can fit a regular or petite lady.  Shop now for best selection!
New Arrivals: Joseph Ribkoff

Poet sleeves are back big time this season! Just arrived, we have 2 new tops from Joseph Ribkoff featuring statement sleeves. These tops would look great with white jeans. 
New Arrivals: David Cline

David Cline's new cold shoulder tops in his signature breathable fabric have arrived. These are bra-friendly and on-trend (left). Also new, 2 blouses with snap buttons and sleeveless blouses in pink or blue. David Cline always sells out fast!
ZSISKA Handmade Jewellery
Have you discovered ZSISKA, our popular resin jewellery line? Each piece is so easy to wear because it is lightweight, plus the necklaces are adjustable and metal-free. We love the fun designs in spring and summer colours to brighten your look and your day!
ZSISKA Production
ZSISKA Production

Upcoming Events
Saturday, May 13th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Trinity United Church Spring Tea & Fashion Show. Tickets $15 at KC's.

Saturday, May 27th 10:00 am & 1:00 pm
Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show
Tickets: $5

Please give us a call at 250-751-7799 for more information.
Style Tip: Organize Your Closet this Spring
Spring is a great time to clear out your closet and make room for the new!

First, remove anything from your closet that you can't wear like pictures, cleaning supplies, yarn etc. If you can't wear it, you don't need it in your closet! Next, pull out all of your out-of-season clothes and set them aside. It will overwhelming to deal with all your clothing at once, but it's worthwhile. Start by organizing the current season and then move onto the other pieces.

Now group your clothes by similar items before purging. For example, group up your black pants. When you see them together, it's easy to see which pair looks tired or realize that you really don't need 5 pairs that look the same. Be honest in this process - how many keepsake t-shirts do you really need? Don't hold back! Finally, try on your remaining items. You can't know how they fit when they're on the hanger.

For each piece remaining, ask the following questions:
  • Is it a good fit? Is it a good colour for me? 
  • Can it be altered to fit better? 
  • Is it a current style or dated? 
  • Is the item in good shape or showing its wear? 
  • Can it be easily updated? 
  • Do you still love it? If not, toss it!
Donate, resell or swap your "toss" clothes and reward yourself with a few new colourful and stylish spring fashions to look and feel your best!
We look forward to seeing you at our Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show and during our Mother's Day Contest this May! 

Thank you again for your support of the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society through our Fashion for Compassion fundraiser.

Karen & Connie
KC's Boutique & Petites
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