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Janis Galloway, Dress Me Dearly

Janis Galloway is founder and writer of one of Edmonton’s first fashion blogs, Dress Me Dearly, and an Editorial Wardrobe Stylist at her agency, Dress Me Dearly Styling.

Janis' focus is all about community - and readers have come to love Dress Me Dearly for its local content, which casts a spotlight on Alberta's fashion scene. 

In between blog posts, Janis can be found as Fashion Correspondent for Shaw TV's Press 2 Play, Alberta Researcher for FLARE Magazine and as a Blogging and Marketing Instructor at Metro Continuing Education.

In 2010, Dress Me Dearly was named one of the Top 15 Canadian Fashion Blogs by and in 2012 recognized by FASHION Magazine as one of the top 10 Alberta fashion blogs.

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Dress Me Dearly's Old Strathcona Gift Guide: The Socialite

Monday December 16 , 2013


1.  Liquid Lipstick in Decisive, Lush Cosmetics
The stay-put lipstick for a long night of gallivanting about town.  Lush's Liquid Lipstick is bold and moisturizing with major staying power to get any socialite through dinner, drinks and gossip galore.

2.  2014 Day Planner, Chapters
Your popular friend has places to be, people to see. This feminine 2014 floral themed day planner will keep her organized. 

3. Echo Text Gloves, The Bamboo Ballroom
Nothing worse than freezing fingers when you’re texting, tweeting or talking. These gloves keep your digits warms, but the magic fingertips allow you to keep in touch on your iPhone.

4. Allaly Dress, Oak + Fort
The perfect little black dress for winter. A minimalist frock with long sleeves and an effortless fit make this a wardrobe must-have and a no-risk clothing gift. A seasoned socialite can dress this up or down to create an entirely new look for every soiree.

5. Glasses, Chapters
This set of six glasses with vintage inspired gold design are perfectly festive for those who love to entertain over the holidays.

6. Tights, American Apparel
Winter dressing doesn’t have to be completely bland. These tights scattered with a darling bow motif will be a total hit with your fashionista friends.