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Sep11

While the Okanagan is known for it’s gorgeous summer weather, there is plenty to do on your Okanagan Vacation during the snowy winter months!

Big White Resort is a one stop destination for everything winter on your Okanagan vacation! With outdoor skating rinks, 118 runs, ski and snowboard rentals, and tubes. Want to try snow shoeing, or maybe you’ve always wanted to go cross country skiing? Or maybe you just want to spend the afternoon having lunch at the village, or enjoy some hot cocoa after an exciting day of winter fun!

With tours and classes that range from dog sledding, horse drawn carriage rides to ice climbing, snowmobiling, terrain biking, heliskiing and more! Big White Kelowna has something for everyone in the family.

Pamper yourself and spend the afternoon relaxing at their spa, or sign up for a complete tour of several of the 150 wineries located in the Okanagan!

Sep04

Even although no one is ever happy about trading in their favourite swimsuit for their business causal get up, and giving up long days of lounge in the sun for endless hours stuck in the office, somehow most of us still love fall. And fall in the Okanagan is nothing short of spectacular. Here’s how the fashion experts suggest you make the most of the crisp autumn weather.

  1. Suede: boots, jackets, cardigans, suede is coming back in a big way from booties to t-shirts, the soft, matte fabric has made it’s way from a utilitarian cloth used by the First Nations in the early 1900’2 to keep warm to a modern day trend for day to day wear.
  2. Leather: contrary to popular belief, leather jackets are not only for burly men on Harley Davidsons. The little leather jacket is perfect for that in between fall weather for men and women alike.
  3. Denim: it’s simple. Everyone loves jeans. We all have our favourite pair of denim jeans. With many cuts and styles from bootlegged to distressed to denim shorts and jackets, it goes with everything and its guaranteed to keep you arm in the crisp fall air.
  4. Plaid: when you think fall fashion almost everyone thinks plaid. From scarves to button downs to flannel jackets, plaid is a quick and easy way to tie together your fall look. And the colours scream ‘hay ride and pumpkin carving’.
  5. Sportswear: go ahead, rock your lulus and hoodie to the mall. It’s fall, comfort and warmth are the key components to staying in style while preparing for the incoming snow season.
Jun26

The Okanagan is known for its blistering hot summers. Perfect for afternoons spent on the beach and mornings by the poolside, but what’s the best way to survive the summer heat in fashion on your Okanagan vacation?

Fashionistas all over the world are predicting that the fashion trend this summer 2017, will be a huge throwback to the 80’s. So dig out those daisy dukes and mirrored sunglasses.

Here are some of the top predicted must have fashion items of the upcoming summer 2017:

  1. Bralettes: lacy and simple, the bralette is the perfect piece for layering under sheer tops, swooping necklines, and t shirt dresses. These fun, flirty and summery tops an excellent piece for pairing with your high waisted denim jeans and lounging on the patio of your lakeside cottage.
  2. White dresses: everyone knows the power of the little black dress, well, it’s understated friend the flowy white sun dress is a must have staple in every woman’s wardrobe this upcoming summer. Paired with a cropped denim jacket for those chillier summer nights sitting around the campfire, you can’t go wrong with this simple timeless piece.
  3. Sheer: perfect for layering over that cute bikini top light, sheer tops are expected to trend this summer.
  4. Overalls: a true throwback, denim short overalls are the new bikini cover up when it comes to summer 2017.
  5. Hats: whether it’s a floppy sunhat, a straw cow girl inspired hat or your boyfriend’s ball cap; covering up that mane is a sure fire way to keep your summer tresses healthy and your sun kissed skin glowing.
  6. Sunglasses: oversized, aviator, polarized, heart shaped… There’s an endless selection of shades to protect those baby blues in style.