Close To You opened in 1991 as a tiny, 700 SF lingerie store specializing in bra fitting and hard to find sizes in beautiful downtown Parksville, BC, Canada. It is now over 4300 SF of gorgeous fashions, lingerie, footwear, and accessories, as well as an ecommerce store!
Sandy Herle (owner) can often be heard saying “onward and upward” in her never-ending quest to learn and grow, and true to form, Close To You has become not only a complete women’s store – dressing women from head to toe – but a destination store for locals and tourists alike.
Sandy is a former bicycle mechanic – former mayor of Parksville and she has carved out a successful niche in her Womens fashion store located in Corfield Plaza.
Brands we carry:
Fashion: Sympli, Joseph Ribkoff, Dolcezza, Frank Lyman, FDJ, Tommy Bahama, Up! Pants, Liverpool, Pure, Papa Fashions, Nado, Parkhurst, and Ezze Wear
Lingerie/Nightwear: Felina, Fit Fully Yours, Empreinte, Lise Charmel, Prima Donna, Chantelle, Wacoal, Fantasie, Freya, Elomi, Goddess, Triumph, Spanx, Hanky Panky, Saxx, Arianne, Kayanna, Fleur’t, Amoena, and Diamond Tea
Footwear: Fly London, Bernie Mev, Vionic, Mephisto, Arcopedico, Michael Kors, Cougar, Bzees, Softinos, Prophecy, and Wanda Panda
… and many more!
Women of all ages and sizes should feel amazing about themselves, confident, beautiful, and comfortable in the clothes they wear. And we believe that every person’s unique style should be honored, whether that’s something fun and funky, a more conservative look, or anything in between.
We provide our clients with the latest fashions that are both current and sophisticated, as well as the time-honored, classic pieces never to be without. As a beach/resort town, we also have beautiful, casual fashions and footwear for that relaxed evening out or walk on the beach.
Our team provides fashion and fit expertise in a fun, inviting atmosphere where you can be outfitted from head to toe. Our goal is for you to enjoy yourself, browse what we have to offer, get expert help in choosing the perfect fashions for you, and leave your visit with us looking and feeling your very best.
We strive to provide the same small business, community feeling with our online store as well. Our goal is to be a source of beautiful fashions and amazing service, whether you shop with us in store or online!
We hope to see you in store, or have you shop with us online, soon!