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Women’s clothing store Style Encore opening its first location in Barrie


Style Encore, the unique resale concept that specializes in clothing and accessories designed by women, for women, has announced the grand opening of its first location in Barrie at 555 Essa Rd., #A12. The brand is known for its affordable, gently used casual and business clothing, shoes, and accessories, providing local women in their late twenties and up with a store that not only puts cash back into their pockets but sells gently used brand name items for less .

Focusing on being a fashion-forward and sustainable shopping resource, the new Style Encore in Barrie opens on Thursday, May 12. Style Encore is part of Winmark – the Resale Company, a unique national retail resale franchise that focuses on sustainability, small business formation and providing Resale for Everyone.

Beginning Thursday, May 12, and throughout the weekend, local owners Jennifer and Christopher Azevedo are inviting guests to stop into Style Encore in Barrie to experience the following:

Thursday, May 12

  • First 25 people in line get a $25 gift card and swag bag
  • Bounce back coupon: Bonus $10 coupon with a $100 purchase
  • In-store draws:
      • 2 pm – Designer handbag
      • 5 p.m. – $50 gift card
      • 7 pm – Designer handbag

Friday, May 13

  • Bounce back coupon of $10 with purchase of $100 or more

Saturday, May 14

  • First 15 people in line get a $25 gift card with a swag bag
  • Bounce back coupon: Bonus $10 coupon with a $100 purchase
  • Designer handbag draw at 2 pm

Sunday, May 15

• Double points for buys and sales

At Style Encore, consumers can expect a wide selection of the latest styles in casual and business attire at great prices, from leading brands such as Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Chico’s, Coach, Gap, Talbots, Lululemon and White House Black Market, among others. Unlike a typical consignment store, no appointment is necessary to sell clothing and accessories. Customers can achieve savings of up to 90 per cent off trendy, brand-name clothing and accessories and receive cash on the spot for gently used items that are outgrown or no longer wanted.

“Women like to have trendy, fashionable pieces in their closet for every occasion, so our goal is to make Style Encore the preferred store for bargain hunters and those who are environmentally conscious,” said Jennifer Azevedo. “Style Encore provides women the resource to sell items they no longer wear, get paid cash on the spot and then turn around and purchase new items at a tremendous value – up to 90 per cent off regular retail prices.”

Winmark’s resale concepts allow gently used clothing and accessories to end up in someone else’s closet rather than thrown into a landfill, providing a resource for shoppers looking to update their closet in a mindful environmental manner.

For more information or store hours, the new Style Encore can be reached at 705-797-0307 or

About Style Encore

Style Encore buys and sells gently used apparel, shoes, handbags and accessories for women. Rapidly growing with over 70 franchised stores in the United States and Canada and an e-commerce shop online, we aim to be the preferred store for fashionistas, bargain hunters and sustainability-conscious women by focusing on the latest styles and hottest brands, all in great condition. Style Encore is franchised by Winmark, the Resale Company, which also franchises Plato’s Closet, Play It Again Sports, Once Upon a Child and Music Go Round. For more information, visit

About Winmark Corporation

Winmark – the Resale Company is a nationally recognized franchising business focused on sustainability and small business formation. We champion and guide entrepreneurs interested in operating one of our award-winning resale franchises: Plato’s Closet, Once Upon A Child, Play It Again Sports, Style Encore and Music Go Round. On Dec. 25, 2021, there were 1,271 franchises in operation and over 2,800 available territories. An additional 46 franchises have been awarded but are not open.


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