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Discover your true and best self at Forty-Five Social and Lucy Ro

This unique, eclectic spot encourages you to embrace your whole self, offering fashion, beauty, community, empowerment and a real sense of belonging

Forty-Five Social and Lucy Ro is unlike any other place you’ve been—and that’s by design.

This unique experience encourages people to come together, pursue their passions, seek their higher purpose in life and enjoy a sense of community, empowerment and belonging, all in a judgement-free space.

It is a single destination that is meant to represent all of us, every facet, which includes how we choose to present ourselves to the world. In addition to all of the above, the shop is proud to offer the best in fashion and beauty.


“We offer the latest in women’s and men’s fashion, complemented with women’s beauty products and men’s grooming and personal care items,” says Tara Calvano, one of the founders of the company. “But we are known for our social and relaxed atmosphere that captures the essence of inclusivity!”

Forty-Five Social and Lucy Ro is where you go in Sault Ste. Marie when you’re looking for men’s fashion, women’s fashion and clean beauty, when you need a barbershop or just want to have a unique shopping experience. It’s a local business that offers an authentically singular experience for its clientele.

Services include:

  • their very own barbershop that offers stylish haircuts and beard trims
  • a large selection of fashionable men’s and women’s apparel
  • clean beauty products for women
  • skin care for men and women
  • a bar + café where people can happily eat, drink and socialize with others.


This innovative approach raises its fair share of questions, Tara admits. “We do have a lot going on, however all of the components of the space complement each other and really create a one-of-a-kind experience for just about anyone.”


While countless businesses may specialize in one of these areas of service, Forty-Five Social and Lucy Ro decided to offer all of these elements to customers in one convenient location.

The founders set out to create a truly novel experience, one that celebrates all of the qualities and traits they believe people should feel proud to express: respect for themselves, respect for others and respect for style.


The business is the brainchild of Mike and Sue Flammia and Robby and Tara Calvano. As residents who care deeply about their community, they saw an opportunity to not only help revitalize the downtown core but also offer a welcoming environment for everyone where they can celebrate being the best version of themselves.

“Confidence comes from celebrating who you really are,” says Tara. “We offer a great atmosphere that captures this through our services and products. It is our mission to have our customers leave our store feeling confident, refreshed and unapologetic.”


“We are excited about all of the wonderful growth and development downtown and believe that the partnerships with other amazing small businesses here make the area a fantastic destination and something the community can be proud of. It was important to us that our children grow up in a community where the values we believe in are embraced: where everyone is confident but respectful, strong but considerate—and free to be themselves.”

For more information, visit Forty-Five Social or You can also follow the business and stay up to date on the latest promotions and events on Instagram @fortyfivesocial and @lucyrobeauty.

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