SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, 2017

Heritage Hall 3102 Main Street
Vancouver BC
Saturday 11-7pm
Sunday 10-6pm
Tickets: $3.00 at the door

Welcome to First Pick Handmade, a handmade fashion and accessories show with a boutique department store feel. Shop for your new Fall 2017 look and get first pick directly from local and Canadian designers. Clothing, Jewelry, Hats, Winter Accessories, Shoes, Bags and more, curated just for you. What will you find first at First Pick?

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  • Ok, let’s admit something: I love shoes! I’ve often seen buying shoes as a way of purchasing the sense of opportunity, of possibility: where will I go and what will I do in these shoes? A way to hold onto something fleeting. In deciding to put First Pick together, one of our first calls was...
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  • In keeping with our men’s week theme, we are taking a look at Neil Singh’s leatherwork company Joesph Henry Workshop. Handcrafted leather goods, with custom stamping, give Neil’s work a bespoke feel that we are eager to see for ourselves at First Pick. We love the simplicity and craftsmanship of Joseph Henry Workshop, which perfectly...
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  • It is often overheard at handmade events that there is a distinct lack of options for men, a lack that we have duly noted. We believe in part this issue has been because there’s not really been a handmade venue to foster men’s clothing collections (beyond t-shirts), not for lack of local design talent. We...
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  • When we started thinking about doing our First Pick Handmade Market, we knew we wanted it to have the atmosphere of a boutique department store, which meant not only carrying clothing lines, but also skin care. Naturally, we wanted to keep things as natural as possible, so Element Botanicals was the perfect fit. Wildcrafted and handmade in...
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  • We’re kicking off Men’s Week with all Vegan Boot Company Anderson’s Boots, made right here in Vancouver. We are exited to see designer/maker Kevin Milne’s cruelty free line of traditionally crafted boots when he makes his market debut at First Pick Handmade. Rumour has it there will also be some selvedge denim at the show,...
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  • We are pleased to profile our favourite woodworker, the talented Adea Chung of Billy Would Designs. We love her eco-conscious, fully modern aesthetic, and are very excited to welcome her to our First Ever First Pick. We can’t wait to see what she’ll have at the show, and with each piece limited edition, we know...
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  • We’re shining a spotlight on all things woollen with our profile of Diane Zwickel, the designer and busy hands behind the hand-knit accessory line Zed Handmade. We love the colours and attention to detail Diane puts in her work, everything is considered and of the highest quality of craftsmanship. It’s warm outside, but winter is...
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  • We’re getting to know Revelstoke based jewelry designer Kat Cadegan today. We love her nature inspired pieces, which turn sterling silver, bronze, raw diamonds and 14K gold into works of art. If you missed Kat at the Vancouver Folk Festival this summer, don’t worry, she’ll be back with lots of goodies in tow for First...
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  • We have a lot of clothing, but it seems the easier something is to wear, the more apt we are to reach for it time and time again. This non-seasonal, dress up/dress down ethic perfectly describes Ellen Walde’s collection Le Fil Rouge Textiles. We love her kimono style robes, which double as jackets, and her...
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