If you haven’t checked out downtown Victoria’s dreamy new retail shop yet, now is the time to go!

Merchant Quarters General Store carries all of the products from brands you know and love, to unique finds you can’t get anywhere else.

To kick off the month of August, we’ve partnered with them to give away a stunning Free People Ottoman tunic sweater – in any colour of your choosing! You can check out the contest details below.

Even better than that, they’re offering an exclusive 10% off discount on Ottoman sweaters for their pre-sale launching July 28th!

The cool texture of these oversized tunics make for the perfect transition from summer to fall, and they come in a variety of colours including: Dark Petals, Electric Pink, Ivory, Ecru, Black, Nutmeg, Tropical Bay, Honey Dew, Powder Blue, Apricot, Elecric Tangerine, and Ice Grey.

The stunning piece is also extremely versatile and can be worn several different ways, not just a sweater! Also wear it over leggings as a tunic, or even as a sweater dress with boots.

Merchant Quarters General Store opened their brand new location in March – and what a fabulous location it is! – and they carry everything from flannel shirts to cheddar cheese.

Located on the bustling corner of Government Street, Merchant Quarters is a modern version of the classic general store – inspired by the early general merchant stores of the 1800’s.

Though they have done away with the harnesses and tobacco of the olden days, you’ll still find an array of artisan items – and they have added everything from Birkenstocks and Ray Bans, to all the local artisan crafts and art you could need!

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SNEAK PEEK: When you ask, we deliver! Thanks to your wonderful DMs expressing interest in Free People’s Ottoman Slouchy Tunic, we’ve decided to do a presale!! Here’s a sneak peek of this year’s Ottoman line-up: ​ ​1. Ivory ​2. Electric Tangerine ​3. Tropical Bay (NEW COLOUR!) ​4. Honey Dew ​5. Ecru ​6. Ice Grey ​7. Nutmeg ​8. Black ​9. Apricot (NEW COLOUR!) ​10. Powder Blue (NEW COLOUR!) 11. Electric Pink (Not Pictured) ​12. Dark Petal (Not pictured) Have you ever seen so many Ottomans in one place? WE LOVE IT! Stay tuned to Merchant Quarters + Victoria Buzz Instagram and Facebook pages on July 28th where we will be announcing all of the presale details you’ve been waiting for – PLUS two exciting announcements!! Seriously, you don’t want to miss this. What are your fave Ottoman colours? We can’t pick just one!

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CONTEST

For a chance to WIN a Free People Ottoman Sweater from Merchant Quarters General Store complete one or more of the following:

  1. FOLLOW Merchant Quarters on Instagram and comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  2. LIKE Merchant Quarters most recent post on Instagram and comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  3. COMMENT and tag 3 friends on our Instagram post you want to share this pre-sale with (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on August 18th, 2020. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

Contest Guidelines

Merchant Quarters General Store

  • When: Store hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week.
  • Where: 801 Government Street, right on the corner facing the Empress

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