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Janna Hurtzig
No horsing around here, it’s all serious business because our Spring 2019 First Pick Handmade Market is TOMORROW!!! We can’t wait to see everyone at the market, especially our designers. Seeing someone every 6 months really lets you see the evolution of their brand and we have been excited to watch Street and Saddle grow...
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Our Spring Market is this weekend, and we can’t wait for you to join us there! To us, First Pick Handmade represents what’s possible: how we can create change within the fashion industry in regards to the environment, but also how we can push away any old notions of fashion design having limits… the only...
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Tuesday Blues!! One wardrobe staple we can’t live without around here is Denim! But why is it that it’s so hard to find jeans that actually fit, especially when on a trip to the mall, there are literally tonnes of jeans on offer…? We’ve investigated, and have found that the best answer is to get...
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It’s the final stretch! Our show is *this weekend* and we’ve saved some of our favourite Eco Fashion lines for the very end, kinda like dessert! One of the best things about buying local (and getting to know the designers) is the fact that we all support one another and really help bring everyone up…...
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Hello Thursday! We’re 9 days away from our Spring show, and believe us when we say this weather has us dreaming of warm sun on our skin and summertime travels! Day trips, road trips, Island pilgrimages (Hello Tofino!)… sometimes we just need a capsule wardrobe so we can throw together a bag and hit the...
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We’re only 10 days away from our Spring event, and we are getting so excited to fill our bags with Handmade and Sustainable Fashion at our Market… But not just any bag, we’ll be filling a bag by Bukuro Bag Co! We love the functionality of these bags, an elevated “reusable tote” that is born...
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Hello! We’re in the home stretch as we get closer to our show, and from this point on, we’re all about that Sustainable Fashion, which we’ll be exploring in its many forms. In case anyone needs convincing why we should all be more conscious consumers, here’s a link to an article we posted yesterday on...
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We’re so excited to spill the beans and let everyone know that freelance Stylist, Wardrobe Consultant and Fashion Blogger Tamara Mainardi will be joining us Saturday March 16th at the show to answer your fashion questions and talk about her services on offer to help you make the most of your wardrobe and become a...
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It’s Friday here at Handmade for Him week, and we’re doing something a wee bit different: a quick rundown of all the wonderful, thoughtfully made Men’s items, because there’s so much more than what we’ve had a chance to profile here… Check it out, tell your guy friends, and make your shopping list, your wardrobe...
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We’re almost at the end of our Handmade for Him spotlight, and we’re looking at some accoutrements to up the style ante as we anticipate our show in just 16 days time! We’re looking forward to the show in part because it’s such a gathering of creativity. One of our fave local creative-types is Lincoln...
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