Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Exclusive - Silver Locket Charm

Exquisite Silver Round Link Chain with Heart Shaped Locket. 
Exclusive at Petra Karthaus.

Saturday, 10 November 2012

Exclusive - Silver Necklace

   Rounded Silver Link Chain with Clasp, Wears Beautifully with a Charm.
                                                         Exclusively at Petra Karthaus.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Bundle Up with Sportalm

Fashionably Practical Down-filled Jacket. The Belt Emphasizes the Femininity of the Jacket while the Down-fill Works to Keep You Warm During the Cold Canadian Winters.

Friday, 12 October 2012

Petra Karthaus Goes Global!

Ann Layton looks fabulous in our very own Rene Lezard fuchsia dress. 
Ann Layton of Siren Communications, is seen here in an interview with Global TV's Morning Show!


Monday, 1 October 2012


Geiger Walking Jacket Made in Boiled Wool. Drawstrings on the Waist Create a Feminine Shape. Boiled Wool is Water Resistant and Water Repellent, Geiger is Functional Chic.

Friday, 21 September 2012

Moda Musical Experienced...

Thank you to everyone who attended our fabulous Moda Musical Event. It was a truly unforgettable night of Fashion, Friends, Food and Fun Sounds!

Monday, 17 September 2012

Aldo Martins - Barcelona

Unique combinations of fabrics and prints allow for a modern look. Aldo Martins is comfortable chic.

Thursday, 6 September 2012


Schneiders Jacket in boiled wool. Combining a military collar and riding style cut, this jacket can be worn both as formal and sophisticated casual.

A-Zone Costume Jewelry

Long Beaded Costume Jewelry
Double String Beaded Necklace

Combination of Bead and Chains Necklace

Tuesday, 21 August 2012



Military style collars along with feminine embroidery allow for a very complementary mixture. Schneiders offers a bold look with a dash of femininity. 

Friday, 3 August 2012


Petrusse - Paisley Scarf

Parisian accessories brand - inspired by culture, art, and natural surroundings - offer a uniqueness that is not found with other accessory brands. Add one of these beautiful scarves to any outfit and expect heads to turn.
Petrusse - Floral Scarf

Fall for Bogner

Bogner Riding Jacket

The Fall Bogner collection has a dynamic appearance with a smart, sporty touch. A perfect fit and clear design make it the ideal choice for active women, who want to combine the highest quality with fashionable individuality.

Bogner Double Breasted Sweater

Bogner Cardigan

Friday, 27 July 2012

Bogner at the Olympics

Bogner Jacket

 Germany presented themselves at the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic games with a memorable combination of color by Bogner. The men are in blue while the women wear pink.
The German Olympic team in vibrant colors by Bogner

Friday, 20 July 2012

Business to Evening with Blanc Nature

Take your outfit from business to evening with a
tailored white blouse.
Romantic red prints add a little flare to your basics.

Friday, 6 July 2012


Brandenburger Tor / Berlin

Rene Lezard showcased the Spring 2013 line at the Premium Fashion Fair, in Berlin. Pop colors like coral or green create a striking look when combined with the neutrals Rene Lezard is known for.
Rene Lezard Booth, Premium Berlin Fashion Fair

Thursday, 28 June 2012


As you are getting ready for a long CANADA DAY weekend, we are getting prepared for major store renovations. Petra Karthaus is getting a new look! Inspired by the Ralph Lauren stores across the world, we decided to freshen up by repainting our whole interior.
Ralph Lauren store in Saint Germain

Friday, 18 May 2012



Crystal and silver rings unite to bring you this exquisite piece that will compliment any outfit and color

coral onyx necklace- bracelet and necklace set

beautiful turquoise stones combine with precious stones and pearls to bring you this dramatic piece
black onyx and pearl shell combination
smokey topaz three layer necklace
green jewel and silver design - bracelet, ring, necklace, bracelet and brooch

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

As seen today in the GLOBE & MAIL

 We are proud to be featured on the cover of the new Hazelton Lanes brochure!

The model is wearing a navy/white top by Bogner (Germany) and white microfiber pants by Gardeur (Germany).

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Mothers Day Is Soon Approaching!

Looking for just the right Mothers Day gift? With beautiful dresses, pants, blouses, handbags, hats and other stylish spring wear, you can surprise your mother with something special this year!

Here are some ideas!!

Top (Blanc Nature), Belt (Gardeur), Jeans (Gardeur)

Top (Blanc Nature), Jeans (Gardeur)

Top (Vanity), Jeans (Gardeur)


Thursday, 26 April 2012

Feature Of The Week: Eric Javits

 The Squishee Story

Eric is regarded as one of the Fashion Accessory Industry's foremost innovators. Eric Jarvits recognized the need for straw sun hats that could be packed for travel without cracking or losing their shape, but none existed. Taking into account people's lifestyle needs, Eric embarked on developing straw-like material which he also uses in the creation of his signature handbags. Celebrities from Alicia Keys, Katherine Heigl to Britney Spears have worn Eric Javits hats and handbags.

High quality, Lightweight, Flexible, Easily shaped, Wonderful feel, Breathability, Ease of maintenance. 

Items: Handbags, Hats

Squishee Braid: This Eric Jarvits fashionable bucket hat is made of grosgrain ribbon and Squishee braid. This style is lightweight, colorfast, breathable, and machine washable. It is also packable, making it travel friendly. Elasticized inner band fits most. 

Squishee Darlin: Classic Safari pith hat of Squishee straw. Self-braided band adds texture. Elasticized inner band hugs the head for comfort. One size fits most. All Eric Jarvits hats are lightweight and packable. Look your best while you enjoy the sun! 

 Squishee Clip: Signature Javits handbag of Squishee with brushed gold tone hardware and protective brass feet. This bag will keep its shape when full. Triple snap closure shuts securely. 

 Inside: multiple pockets help to keep you organized. Key clip holder makes finding your keys a cinch! All Eric Javits bags are lightweight and durable.

Squishee Jav II: Classic mid-size bag of Squishee with adjustable leather handles. This bag offers the option of a zip top closure or a convenient snap. Discreet outer slit pocket on the front gives easy access to glasses or cell phone. 

Inside: sidewall zipper compartment, multiple pockets and key clip holder. This bag is large enough to hold an iPad, as well as your other essentials. 

 Pick Of The Week!
Escape Pouch: Pouch of Squishee with zip top closure and signature gold-tone hardware has an adjustable strap for those who like to wear their bag diagonally across the torso. Discreet outside pocket on the front of bag permits easy access to a cell phone or eyeglasses.