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That’s a Wrap (Posted On: Wednesday, November 21, 2007)

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When you meet two people who have just started their own company called ‘That’s a Wrap’ by the Bodacious and one of them tells you that they are just ‘Two old Jewish ladies toiling away by candlelight’ you have to laugh. Shellie Smith and Fran Morgan are anything but.

The company quickly making a name for itself in the Georgian Triangle formed almost by accident. Shellie was visiting Fran’s upholstery studio way back on Grey Road 40 and the two very different personalities clicked immediately.

The two designers bring one of a kind wraps made with luxuries fabrics to the forefront this fashion season.  It was very cool visiting the studio and seeing the chalk marks on the wall – “what’s that?” I asked…Fran and Shelley looked at each other and chuckled…”that’s our pattern”.  A customer had called in to order a custom wrap for his wife as a gift, they marked the wife’s height in chalk on the wall and then the creative process starts. 

Wraps come in all shapes and sizes, and can be made with virtually any type of fabric.  Every garment is one of a kind, designed to enhance the lush and unique materials which now include the finest quality European leather, suede and sheepskin.

So if you need to find something this Christmas season for the special lady in your life…start at Furbelows, the ultra fashionable clothing store on Bruce Street in Thornbury.  Jane Grahek, the owner of Furbelows started to carry the ’That’s a Wrap’ line earlier this fall.  Jane’s motto is ‘if it’s in fashion... it’s at Furbelows’.

Grahek, Smith and Morgan have teamed up this December to bring us what is sure to be the best fashion show of the season promising to be a fun filled afternoon of fashion frolic and fund raising at the Georgian Bay Golf Country Club.

Featured of course is ‘That's a Wrap’ by the Bodacious.  Furbelows will be providing the clothes and accessories under the beautiful wraps for the show and Jane will be doing the commentary, plus a fashion seminar. Bob Durant a well-known radio personality will be hosting this MUST SEE EVENT.

Ladies, we encourage you to bring your significant other, there will be Raptors and Blue Jays tickets to be auctioned off. Let's get to the fun part... One cocktail will be provided and then a cash bar will be available.  Oh, did I forget to mention lunch is also provided in the ticket price... so, for a mere $50, you get a fun filled afternoon with fashion, food and drinks in the festive holiday ambience that the Georgian Bay Golf Country Club provides.

This must not miss event will take place on December the 7th at 1:00 until 3:30 ish at the Georgian Bay Golf Country Club. The bonus is that the proceeds will go to the Salvation Army Christmas Children's Fund Tickets are available at Furbelows and Bodacious at backroad19@sympatico.ca Email or call us at 519-599-5422 or at 519-538-0629 for more information.
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