February STYLE Report! A Boo La La Monthly Feature!

Gorgeous fans and costume fanatics, I would like to welcome you to our very first Monthly Style Report- Straight from the creative minds of Boo La La’s expert insiders! You can expect to find here everything from costuming tips,  local events, our latest costume couture, to celebrity styling, photo shoots, interviews and of course our monthly feature! Please enjoy browsing our up-dated retail selection on the website and come to visit us soon!

**Sincerely- Team Boo-Licious**

Alright ladies and gents- Either you have been ignoring the arrival or awaiting it impatiently, the loveliest holiday of them all is just about upon us!

Here at Boo La La we choose to embrace rather then disgrace the fated holiday of hearts and we would like to help you do the same! Single? Looking? Long termin’ it? Married? Ready to spice things up regardless of your status? (because let’s face it, we all deserve to spoil ourselves this holiday)…. We are excited to present to you- the gift that keeps on giving *wink* *nudge*…

RUFFLE BUMS< Sound vaguely familiar?….Let us educate you:

THESE! Are ruffle bum panties. Every woman should own at least one pair. They are not just for church with your party dress and ruffle socks any more ladies….ruffle bum panties will change your life. They can be worn in/around the house, in/around the bedroom and in/around the office (please apply dress skirt and blouse for office use).

Our February Feature coinsidingly will be offering on our entire selection of ruffle bums

they also come in black, white and hot pink....

ONE PAIR – $20!

TWO PAIR – only $30!

Oh hello black and pink…..why you make Monday mornings so fine! Haven’t released your inner girly girl in a while? Now is your chance. Don’t shake your head, you know you want to try some!;)

Not into the girly girl bedroom wear? We’ve still got you (un) covered!

Our Couquette Darque Collection this month only is


Visit us to view out entire collection selling out fast to see the likes of:



A little bit of PVC never hurt anyone…..or did it?! I think those of you planning on attending the epic James Bondage party in Squamish this month will love our selection!


My darling lovers, let us celebrate the month of love with costumes! I know for a fact, that regardless of most women’s denial, being a sexy french maid in the bedroom crosses minds more then once in a life time. I can’t think of a better month to explore new fantasies, or perhaps the tickle trunk needs a refresher? Here are some of our top picks for Valentine’s costume extravagance. Click the ‘link’ to be directed to the costume on our website for sizes, pricing and on-line shopping. Enjoy!

Sexy Chambermaids. Vintage Classic. Everyone’s a bit dirty. Good for Halloween and every day use. Makes doing the dishes a little bit naughty. Great for all body shapes. BUY ME

Vamp-up your Boo-doir. Black Vixen bedroom set. Silk burlesque gloves. Coquette jacquard corset. Silk Mini Skirt. Must haves. Sold separately.  BUY ME

Cabaret Princess. Garters attached to skirt. Triple layer ruffle. Stretch-tastic fabric. Works for a circus girl. Fabulous burlesque stage costume. BUY ME

Ringmaster. She’s in charge. Could also try a whip. Shirt and skirt are two separate pieces! Wear your own glitter or lace bra underneath. Fits all sizes. BUY ME


Feb 10th. Open Your Heart. Fundraising Gala

The Looking Glass Foundation will be holding their 8th annual Gala at Vancouver’s quintessential Rocky Mountain Rail Station this year, hosted by CTV’s gracious newscaster Pamela Martin. Last year was a fabulous sucsess with over 400 guests and $200,000 raised for the organization.


Feb. 11th- 8th Annual James Bondage Party

Howe Sound Inn and Brew Pub. 9:00 pm. Tick tock, tick tock, time to hit the dance floor it’s 9 o’clock! Boom, and just like that the countdown to the greatest party of the year is officially on! Trinity Romance’s 8th edition of our annual James Bondage Valentines Fundraising Extravaganza has now arrived and donations are officially being taken.


Feb. 16th- Cuban National Ballet

The National Ballet of Cuba presents “Don Quixote”, a Canadian premiere with live music from the Vancouver Opera Orchestra at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 16-18th. Experience latin passion mixed with spectacular Russian technique. Choreographed by the legendary Alicia Alonso.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
649 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2P1, Vancouver
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Feb 16th. The Bridal Party

You are invited to this free bridal even which caters not only to brides-to-be, but also their “entourages” – bridesmaids, mothers, mother-in-laws and flower girls.Help put the finishing details on an upcoming wedding, rehearsal dinner or stagette that you are planning. Meet and socialize with vendors in a relaxed and intimate setting and join us for a complimentary cocktail and hosted appetizers. -(Planning a stag or stagette? Boo La La carries a number of crazy and sexy costumes to dress your bride and groom to be for their night on the town!)


Feb 18th. The Great Canadian Chill!
“The Coolest Event in Canada” is a traditional “polar bear dip” where Chillers rush into icy cold waters to raise money for the Sears Charitable Foundation to help fund the 17 Canadian children’s pediatric oncology centers. Prizes for the best costumes and warm beverages help make this awesome event a great deal of fun! -(Boo La La carries sexy Super hero costumes perfect for this event check them out)

Saturday February 18, 2012  11:00am  Second Beach, Stanley Park

Feb 18th-March 10th. Hunchback- A Musical

A darkly romantic musical set amid the buttresses and shadows of Notre Dame Cathedral, Hunchback tells the tale of a tormented priest, a beautiful dancer and the deformed bell ringer Quasimodo.


If you head to any of these spectacular shows please let us know what you thought of the costumes!


***Our owner Laurie Sluchinski, is off to the US of A, more specifically Houston- in the early days of this month for The Halloween and Party Expo held there annually! She will be browsing the thousands of brand new products and hand selecting only the finest new costumes and accessories to fill our boutique with over the next year. We are going to be bringing in a few BRAND NEW wig collections that we can not wait to share with you! If you haven’t already seen them, below in our ‘new product’ section I’ll show you a few of our latest styles including Lady GaGa and the Pussy Cat Dolls ;)

***We have had the pleasure of working again with one of our favorite local theater companies SMP in costuming their annual pantomime production of ‘Cinderella’! Wendy Love keyed the costume department and we had a wonderful time working with her, fitting her actors and hearing about the rehearsals over the past few months.  We are crossing our fingers for photos of the shows and will be sharing them with you as soon as they arrive!

***Boo La La will be sponsoring for the second year in a row, The Looking Glass Foundation’s yearly fundraising gala, “Open Your Heart”. Please do check out their website linked in the events listing and see what a fantastic organization they are, working with young people coping with the disease Anorexia Nervosa, building a recovery center on the island and maintaining it through dedicated volunteers and professionals. We are happy to donate a number of free rentals and consultations to be bid on at their silent auction. Best wishes for a fabulous night!


products you probably haven’t seen yet….


These adorable creatures are shipped directly to us, hand made by a close friend/manufacturer. They clip into an up-do or embellish a short pixie style cut. Here are some shots of our favs!


One of our delightfully pink poofy princess dresses was featured in a professional photo shoot! Miss Saori Sloan has modeled for Boo La La in the past and we are in love with her Marie Antoinette photo spread shot in Jericho Park by photographer Vince Hemingson. (PORTFOLIO) Miss Sloan is also wearing our candy floss Marie Antoinette wig with her own drop earrings. Check out her modeling portfolio HERE!

Hugs and Kisses from your Costumes Experts at BOO LA LA


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