With a keen eye on current trends in fashion, Bohemia Gallery is always on track with the latest must haves – for both men and women…but at a price you can afford. Come in to see how they have managed to create looks that seem to have leaped out of the pages of all the best magazines.
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Come join the crew at Bohemia Gallery for a fun day of savings and great music during Main Street’s Car Free Days on June 19th. Festivities start at about noon and will go on until 7pm. Bohemia will have Vancouver’s own DJs Elan and Sandra … affectionately known as Tube Socks. But best of all there will be great sales throughout the day…in the store and on the street.
Drop by and say hi!
To find out more about what is going on throughout the street check out www.ShopMain.ca
Jann and Ashlee Purcell, along with Karen Green from ODP Designs, successfully launched their fall fashions on September 24th with the Frock & Roll Fall Fashion Show. Styled with flare and with big bold hair, the show was both entertaining and visually pleasing.
From Bohemia, Jann and Ashlee showcased retro clothing and accessories from the store…featuring day and evening wear with their own fashionable twist.Their attention to detail, and awareness of current fashion trends, was evident with each outfit they sent down the runway.
Karen Green, a modern day fashion alchemist, transformed every day vintage and retro clothing into works of art. With her own take on fashion trends, her clothing is textured and layered with both soft and hard edges. There is a true sense of the feminine but her clothes also reflect the modern urban woman who is strong, has something to say and is on the move.
After the show, the crowd was invited to shop at the store. It was quite the frenzy as everyone rushed downstairs to buy their favourite pieces, while also having a chance to meet with Karen, Jann, and Ashlee.
Jann Purcell has recently returned from a trip to Hawaii and brought back a wonderful selection of sandals and shoes that are now on sale in the store, all for $29.99. A few are on display here, but there are many more, in various sizes, in the store.
Upstairs in the Loft you can also find some of Karen Green’s latest additions to her collection for ODP Designs.
One of Vancouver’s best kept consignment store secrets, Bohemia Gallery, welcomes local designer Karen Green, from ODP Designs, to The Loft. Jann Purcell, Bohemia’s owner, is thrilled to showcase ODP Designs and passionately believes that Karen’s designs are a perfect fit with her belief and life philosophy that “fashion is art”. Karen’s designs, all one-of-a kind pieces, are reconstructed from recycled clothing and fabric and reflect her love of all things unique and beautiful. Knowing no boundaries, Karen’s designs create cultural connections by mixing fabrics and fusing them in the most unexpected and exciting ways.
Together, Jann and Karen are no strangers to the fashion industry, between them they have over 40 years experience. Jann has worked 20 years in fashion retail and opened Bohemia Gallery in 2004 with her daughter Ashlee. Five years later, with her son Jason and his wife Taryn now part of the business, they have expanded the store to include the upstairs portion, called The Loft, and have over 3000 square feet of retail space. With a blend of contemporary, retro and vintage clothing and accessories for both men and women, their store can best be described as “boho chic meets retro crazy.”
Karen started designing her own clothing at an early age and created her own distinctive look – first for herself and then for her children. Eventually her passion for fashion led her to start her own fashion line – ODP Designs. With the loving support of her family, Karen has grown her fashion line to include everything from reconstructed sweaters and kilts to beautiful wedding gowns that are crafted from a unique multi-cultural mix of fabric.