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Janna Hurtzig
Our very final instalment of Designer Profiles for our Fall 2018 First Pick Handmade has us taking it to maximum levels of cozy, and at the perfect time, since the weather seems to have turned to cooler fall temperatures. We’re shining a spotlight on Vancouver based Winterluxe Recycled Cashmere, where luxury is a daily essential...
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Let’s face it, there are *a lot* of Markets, Craft Fairs and Pop Ups these days, it can be kinda overwhelming to pick and choose. How do you know what’s going to be good? Our method is to ask the vendors…. Handmade designers always seem to know what’s up, and it makes sense: they know...
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Hello Monday! We’re only a couple days away from our show, so we’re getting really excited about sharing all of our amazing designers with you, including Hempt Arraei, who we recently added to the show!One of the things that makes our show tick is a love for sustainable fashion, and Hempt Arraei has that perfect...
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We’ve been finishing up our designer profiles this week as we anticipate our Fall 2018 Show and one designer we’ve been excited to see is Hinojosa Official, as First Pick Fall 2018 will be the brand’s collection launch… So on our theme of taking it To The Max, we’re proud to present a preview from...
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We are taking things To The Max, and what could be more luxurious than treating ourselves to custom, handmade shoes?! We are crushing pretty hard on Amy Slosky’s collection of footwear: styles  designed to be gender neutral and timeless, available in custom colour ways as chosen by the wearer. Trained in Italy, Amy’s collection oozes craftsmanship...
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We’ve been looking at designers this week who take it beyond the usual boundaries and Supernova by Blackhole Clothing takes things out of this world! Retro prints meet classic styling and quality construction that only small run production can provide. We can’t wait to see designer Lilliam Mairena’s Fall offerings, we loved everything she brought...
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We are looking at designers who take it To The Max this week, and that definitely includes statement making FiveLeft Leather, by Lincoln Heller! Lincoln is a veteran on the Handmade scene, and we love the distinct look his brand FiveLeft Leather has: rigid yet sleek forms paired with unique hand dyed finishes. We can...
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We’re a day late in starting our final week of First Pick Designer profiles, so we’re kicking it up a notch and going To The Max! This week is all about designers whose collections take things just that little bit further, who make a statement and embrace their style fully… Designers like Trudy Wynans, whose...
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We have been thinking about “Couple Sharesies” all this week, and often what we think about sharing most as a couple is a place in the future, so why not share something futuristic in the here and now? Why not share something made with intention and acquired with the intention of sharing? Might we suggest jewelry...
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Hello Tuesday! We’re thinking about Couple Life this week, and there’s a clear connection between Couple-hood and Jewelry, with Wedding Rings and bits of bling, but why not share something to mark the less celebrated milestones: making it ‘official’, moving in together, doing that reno without totally killing each other… It’s the daily life that...
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