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    Light Up Black Friday!

    Light Up Black Friday!
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    Light Up Black Friday this year by *shopping local*! Both of our shops will be donating 5% of our sales on Friday to OCISO (Ottawa Carleton Immigrant Services Organization) as...

    Fashion for all sizes: Our Top Picks for Curvy Ladies!

    Fashion for all sizes: Our Top Picks for Curvy Ladies!
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    All those years ago, we started our shops because we wanted to bring unique, ethical fashion to a world that seemed filled with the bland colours & silhouettes of the...

    Melow par Melissa Bolduc: the Collection that has us all wound up.

    Melow par Melissa Bolduc: the Collection that has us all wound up.
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    It’s pretty funny to get in the change room with a top you have absolutely no idea how to put on…  But we do it (literally) every season - because...

    Oct 14-16: 3rd Floor Studio Pop Up Shop!

    Oct 14-16: 3rd Floor Studio Pop Up Shop!
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      If you’ve ever owned one of Shoshanah Kuper’s dresses then you understand what the combination of unbelievably lovely fabric & a perfect fit looks and feels like (*magic* is...

    📷Love us? Then hang with us on Instagram!📷

    📷Love us? Then hang with us on Instagram!📷
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    Do you follow @workshopandflock on Instagram? Do you sometimes wonder what it would be like to throw in the proverbial work towel and just hang out with us at the shops...

    Salsa Bruce Pop Up Shop @ Flock Boutique, Sept. 17th 11-3pm. * Tastes of Wellington West *

    Salsa Bruce Pop Up Shop @ Flock Boutique, Sept. 17th 11-3pm. * Tastes of Wellington West *
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    Salsa Bruce Pop Up Shop at Flock Boutique! Tastes of Wellington West, September 17, 11 AM - 3 PM We love our ‘hood & we know you do too!  I...

    Workshop Boutique’s Fall Trunk Sale will be September 22-26!

    Workshop Boutique’s Fall Trunk Sale will be September 22-26!
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    Trunk Sale: September 22-26 at Workshop! Save the date! We know some of you reserve whistling, twinkly lights and glasses of bubbly for weddings and holidays like Christmas, but at Workshop, Trunk...

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
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    Looking for a great gig, full or part time, trying on cute dresses & a working with a bunch of outgoing (& downright hilarious) ladies committed to making the women...

    It's a Workshop and Flock Blowout Sale, August 6 to 11!

    It's a Workshop and Flock Blowout Sale, August 6 to 11!
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    Save an extra 10% off all sale stock, August 6-11! It's midsummer and the weather's never been lovelier...but we need to make space for our upcoming gorgeous fall collections!As a...

    Don't miss North Dal Summer Fun Day this Saturday!

    Don't miss North Dal Summer Fun Day this Saturday!
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    Sidewalk Sale this Saturday at Workshop! This Saturday, July 16th, the Byward Market’s coolest street will be brimming with sidewalk sales, in-store specials, buskers, street vendors, a drumming circle, live music & face painting...

    Art Print Giveaway! Contest closes Thursday, June 23rd

    Art Print Giveaway! Contest closes Thursday, June 23rd
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    If you’ve been hanging out with us long enough, you know we love a good giveaway so to celebrate the kickoff of our new in-house line of prints, we’ve partnered...

    Sometimes a pretty dress isn’t just a pretty dress

    Sometimes a pretty dress isn’t just a pretty dress
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    We’re mothers, teachers, feminists & activists. We’re community-minded, we shop according to our ideals & we want to know our local barista (Brendan, just in case you’re curious). We’ll do...

    DIY Tutorial: How to Quickly Make a No-Sew Customized Tee!

    DIY Tutorial: How to Quickly Make a No-Sew Customized Tee!
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    Hey there! With summer around the corner, we are so looking forward to t-shirt season! We love our hand-printed tees SO MUCH, but we also recognize that it can be...

    Free Mother's Day Goodies Just in Time

    Free Mother's Day Goodies Just in Time
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      Moms are awesome, can we all agree? We know that many of our amazing customers are also Moms. And we know that almost everyone has a Mom in their life who...

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
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                                If you love cute dresses & Canadian-made goodies as much as we do then maybe you...

    May 1st: Workshop & Flock are Hitting the Streets!

    May 1st: Workshop & Flock are Hitting the Streets!
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    On Sunday, May 1st we'll be trading in our cute dresses & heels for vintage-inspired tees (handmade in our very own studio, check them out here) & sneakers. And we're...

    Fashion Revolution Day & You {Play to win BIG!}

    Fashion Revolution Day & You {Play to win BIG!}
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    Hello world!   As many of you are probably aware, Fashion Revolution Week is upon us and Fashion Revolution Day is fast approaching on April 24th, the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory disaster in...

    The Craft De-Stash Bash: This weekend @ Flock Boutique!

    The Craft De-Stash Bash: This weekend @ Flock Boutique!
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    Love crafting as much as we do? Then Flock Boutique is where you want to be this weekend! From April 7-10th our basement will be full of crafting supplies (think yarn, fabric,...

    Workshop's 9th Annual Spring Trunk Sale: March 24-28th!

    Workshop's 9th Annual Spring Trunk Sale: March 24-28th!
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    We know you’ve been waiting for it…and so have we! SAVE THE DATE and make a plan to hit North Dalhousie for our Annual Spring Trunk Sale from March 24-28th...

    Designer Spotlight: Shoshanah of 3rd Floor Studio

    Designer Spotlight: Shoshanah of 3rd Floor Studio
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    We sure love clothes a lot...but we also love to know (very serious...and maybe a few hilarious) detailsabout our designers: the special, happy creative ladies who envision, design & make...

    Handmade Gift Ideas: $20 & under!

    Handmade Gift Ideas: $20 & under!
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    Meaningful, lovely handmade gifts don't have to be expensive. After all, it really is the thought that counts. Here we've assembled some of our favourite goodies - all $20 &...

    Our Handmade Holiday Gift Guide

    Our Handmade Holiday Gift Guide
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    It’s that time of year again! Instead of hemming and hawing over what to buy for family and friends this year, come out to our shops (or find us online...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #10!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #10!
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    BAM! We've made it to our very last giveaway: #10. One giveaway for each of the wonderful, crazy, happy years we've spent selling cute handmade dresses right here in Ottawa....

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #9!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #9!
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      Love Montreal's Ramonalisa as much as we do?  Then you're going to love our big Anniversary Giveaway #9! Win $100 to spend on anything in Lisa's Fall 2015 collection...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #8!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #8!
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      In the spirit of getting messy, living life on the edge & mixing things up, today's Big Giveaway #8 is a WILD CARD DRAW!  Seven lucky ladies will win...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #7!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #7!
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      Let them be monsters for now, they can turn into self-respecting, hard-working citizens later on! Or so I say after a couple glasses of wine. (-; Today the contest...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #6!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #6!
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      Have you ever had one of those days where you just want to wake up from a nap refreshed, energized & well-accessorized?? Then this is the giveaway for you!...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #5!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #5!
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      While you all know how much we adore cute dresses, we also triple love accessories made with creativity & intention.  Today, as part of our anniversary giveaway madness, one...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #4!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #4!
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      Just when you thought our giveaways couldn't get any better... We're in full birthday mode with this irresistible duo: a pair of our staff-approved, super warm, adorably edgy Cokluch...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #3!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #3!
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    Winter is coming and we all know that winter in Canada means cozy winter gear & more time spent inside. Meet our latest anniversary giveaway: a gorgeous handmade scarf by...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #2!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #2!
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      All kinds of great things happen in cute dresses - we know, we've been there. Today's giveaway is all about special moments: LIKE a giveaway post (on a social...

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #1!

    Big Anniversary Giveaway #1!
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    You might want to let your boss know that you're not going to be getting much work done... because your favourite shops are going to be giving great stuff away...

    We're Hiring!

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    If you love cute dresses & Canadian-made goodies as much as we do then maybe you should work with us! We're looking for a few energetic, outgoing lovers of craft...

    Road Trip! Prince Edward County, Ontario

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    Nobody loves Ottawa more than we do, but sometimes we ladies like to pack our cute dresses up & hit the road too! So, this past weekend we decided to...

    Happy Father's Day!

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      It’s no secret that Moms keep everything running, but next weekend it’s time to celebrate the men in our lives: our husbands, brothers, fathers, grandfathers & friends. We rely...

    "Mom? If you pee in the potty, I'll give you a jelly bean."

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      Before I had kids, I thought that parenthood would be more or less a series of kodak moments. You know the ones: cute curly-haired little girls in fluffy dress...

    Spring.

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    Spring has Sprung (in our shop at least)! There is something about the arrival of Spring here in Ottawa that is unique and special. Just the slightest ray of sunshine...

    The Women With Us.

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    On International Women's Day we wanted to take a moment to appreciate the (many) amazing women in our lives. Our shops are home to the works of over 150 independent...

    Be Mine.

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                      While we wouldn't want to take issue with the age old tradition of Valentine's Day, this year we want each of...

    10 Years.

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    Hello Everyone! It's a new year and the beginning of our 10th year of shop ownership (yes, you read that correctly - we were a little surprised ourselves)! We opened...

    It's time to think about Teachers' gifts!

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      All of the teachers I know and love are people who genuinely appreciate things that are handmade...after all, they have spent hours and hours over countless days and many...

    The Road Trip: A Photographic Essay.

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    If you follow us on facebook, you will likely know that Christina and I were in Toronto this past weekend. We shopped all of the great Toronto 'hoods, ate everything...

    Holiday Cheers: Thursday, Dec 11th 4-8pm

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    Holiday Cheers. Think 50s-style cocktail party meets fabulous friend-fuelled shopping spree. You’re not going to want to miss it. (-: Seven cool shops, loaded with unusual, local, lovely holiday gifts,...

    Rock your Office Gift Exchange: Goodies Under $10

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    Staff gift exchange? *Forget* the regular ho hum boxes of chocolates and pre-packaged cookie mixes...and shop like the original, locally mind person that you are! The Stephen Harper flyswatter (made...

    My Top Picks: Gifts Under $30

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      "Nothing makes me happier than nailing a gift"! My friend Melanie said this to me recently - after I couldn't say enough about the highly practical and super cute...

    What would Fall be without cosy handmade accessories?

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    We are ladies - ladies who love fashion - which can sometimes seem like a tough thing when Canada's long and hard winter rolls in.  We never despair though, because...

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