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Turbine Boutique


About: Turbine Boutique

Turbine is a women's Ready-to-Wear Collection featuring jewellery, handbags, and clothing, including a unique "Limited Edition" Collection made from unused high quality vintage fabrics.

The design and production take place from the Turbine Studio on an apple orchard in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley. and the finished product can be purchased at the flagship Turbine Boutique at the upscale Bishop' Landing on the Halifax waterfront.

Turbine was established in January of 1997 after designer Lisa Drader-Murphy discovered a stock of high end vintage tailoring wool in the warehouse of an employer. After months of designing, pattern development, and production the first Turbine: Power Clothes for Women store was opened in downtown Calgary 's trendy Inglewood neighborhood.

A second store opened shortly after at The Eau Claire Market on Prince's Island Park. In 1998, with a 3rd store slated for Banff, an opportunity presented itself to designer/owner Lisa Drader-Murphy and her husband Carey to move their young family to beautiful Nova Scotia as the temptation to enjoy a slower pace and family-friendly lifestyle was too great to resist.

When Lisa moved the business to Canada's East Coast, she maintained its cosmopolitan aesthetic, continuing to appear on runways, contribute to fashion shoots, and keep Turbine in the media spotlight.

Shop off-the-rack at our Halifax Boutique location or order your garment custom-fit in-house after viewing our currently available fabrics at the Turbine Studio in Falmouth.

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