What’s it like to have four wheels and a rack and a rack of boutique-worthy clothes? Megan Currie created the food truck equivalent of your favorite local clothing store. Vancouver Fashion Her trucks pop up all over her Lower Mainland. Fashionable and flexible, trendy and mobile, her boutique operates on the principle of ‘here today, tomorrow gone’.
As for where to start, Currie says on his website he knew the retail landscape was changing well before the pandemic.
“After visiting local festivals and fairs and seeing the potential of having a small shop to move around in, I decided to get my business off the ground so I could ‘pop up’ easily by moving around. ”
signature shopping party
Trucks usually show up at markets and public events, but people can also book private ‘shopping parties’ through the website. The experience can be brought almost anywhere as long as there is a flat space to park the truck and an outlet.
The most popular packages bring a truck to your home. What can customers expect: 10+ friends can get together for a little private he shopping, one-on-one outfit pairing and style tips. In addition, his 10% of the party’s sales go towards the organizer’s purchases.
Parties are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
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Now for the clothes. The current collection focuses on his daily pieces that can be worn “day or night,” including floral blouses, oversized cardigans, cozy denim, graphic tees, and summer dresses. With new arrivals every week, you’re sure to find something great to spice up your wardrobe.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, there’s an online store and warehouse in Burnaby that Currie can browse when she hits the road again. Customers can use the Find My Truck feature to see where the truck is expected to appear next.
That’s all for now. Keep an eye on the Vancouver Fashion Track. We will get back to you shortly.