Nine must-haves for a killer summer wardrobe

Nine must-haves for a killer summer wardrobe

Emily Dobbie (Photo by Jenna Marie Wakani)

The retail cred of Liberty Village got a huge boost with the opening of the womenswear shop Vocado in March. The petite boutique stocks a healthy number of Canadian labels (Nada, Mackage and Juma, to name a few) along with harder-to-find international brands. Ex-accountant Emily Dobbie is the brains behind the biz. “Everyone has the same stuff,” she says. “I was looking for something different from Club Monaco and Banana Republic.” As luck would have it, so were we. Here, Dobbie shares her list of Vocado essentials.

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Vocado. 171 East Liberty St., unit 121, 647-347-7153,

Product photos by Jenna Marie Wakani.