• Cate Calco . May 04 . 03:29 PM

How a shalley made life easy for me this week...

How my shalley helped me transition from the corporate office to a birthday celebration.

I have an April birthday, but because of busy schedules I couldn't arrange to be available for a belated birthday celebration until this week. And, because this birthday celebration was with a colleague and mid-week, I knew I would be going straight from the office - a formal, corporate office.

For dinner and drinks, I knew I wanted to wear something a little pretty and flirty -...Read more →

  • Cate Calco . Mar 17 . 05:49 PM

Spring is in the air

We love springtime at Cate Calco. I know that's when I find myself using my shalley more and more often: the weather warms up and I can't wait to take out my sundresses. They are almost always perfectly appropriate for occasions like Easter Sunday brunch, or my birthday, or a dinner after work, for example - from the waist down, that is. My strapless dresses aren't going...Read more →

  • Cate Calco . Feb 16 . 09:32 PM

The story behind our partnership with the Wonder Foundation

Because female empowerment is at the heart of Cate Calco, a partnership with the Wonder Foundation is a match made in heaven: we both believe there is no better way to empower a young girl or woman than through education.

From the moment I founded Cate Calco and first started designing my shalley, I was motivated in large part by the spirit of female empowerment. Yes, a shalley can be a pretty accessory, but far more importantly it makes getting dressed for the day so much easier.

I found it frustrating to have to change my clothes to go from work to an evening event if I wanted to feel...Read more →

  • Cate Calco . Feb 16 . 10:25 PM

Cate Calco Photo Shoot: behind the scenes

A peek into the people and the process involved in putting together our photo shoot.

One of the biggest parts of the preparatory work that goes into launching a new website and a new product (our Bella Shalley) is the photo shoot. We had a lot of fun on the day, but it ran like a well-oiled machine thanks to lots of planning and the support of some talented ladies.

The easiest part was selecting our photographer. I'm proud to have worked with...Read more →

  • Cate Calco . Jan 23 . 01:04 PM

Cate Calco starts 2019 with a new website

Cate Calco is launching into the new year with a new website and an updated shalley design in new colours to brighten things up this winter

Happy New Year! Here at Cate Calco we are looking forward to 2019, and we are already starting off the year with a couple of exciting new updates:

An updated look for our website

You'll noticed by now that we've been undergoing a bit of a makeover, and we hope you're as excited about it as we are. You'll notice several additions such as a new product...Read more →