By: Shreya Pahwa
MEET THE BUSINESS
Location: 704 Broadway Avenue
Social: @nicasclothing on FB, @nicas_clothing on Instagram
Nica’s is a family owned and operated business that was first started in Candle Lake in 2008. The third location opened up on Broadway in 2017. Nica’s carries casual and designer clothing, footwear, and accessories from brands such as Free People, Frank Lyman, tentree, Rude Vogue, Quay and more!
Fun fact: Nica’s is a combination of the names Nicole, Caren and Steven. Additionally, London (the family dog) is often hanging out at the store!
MEET THE OWNERS
Name: Nicole and Caren Scott (and, London!)
Business Started In: Candle Lake Store (2008), Christopher Lake Store (2009), Broadway District Store (2017)
What makes Nica’s unique?
It’s a family run store with everything from casual to dress items — for both men and women.
Favourite part of your job?
Caren – Getting to meet new people and seeing all of our customers in our store.
Something in your job that challenges you:
Nicole – Knowing what people are thinking of wanting to buy and what trends or styles people would be interested in seeing in store. It’s challenging because it’s different for each of our stores.
Ideal/Dream/Favourite outfit consists of:
Caren – I like a dressier look, for sure. I prefer a different pieces over wearing dresses.
Nicole – Comfy jeans and a nice oversized sweater in a neutral tone would be my go-to!
Neighbourhood Love – Spots on Broadway that you love to go to:
SO many! Museo for coffee, Calories for cheesecake, UNA for pizza! We’ve gotten to know so many of our neighbours.