Businesses

HAZEL & JOOLS: 30 Years Experience Helps Women Look & Feel Great

HAZEL & JOOLS designs and produces locally made lifestyle collections for women. This long established business specializes in maternity wear and uncomplicated, versatile clothing for real life, with all its changes. They sell both their own collections, along with other locally made lines, and imported fashions. Their in-house labels HAZEL&JOOLS feature soft textures and simple shapes in bamboo/cotton fabrics for leggings, tees and dresses that build a stylish, easy and ready-for-anything wardrobe. They also  carry selected pants and …

Annimiism: Inspired Local Made Fashions

Aniimiism has a mission to embrace change and collaboration, to create new shapes and forms in understated ways. Their fashions are loose and tailored, detailed and clean, and inspired by inspiring things… All their garments are sewn in Vancouver in local factories by technicians who have spent years perfecting their craft that embolden many of the designs.
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Allison Wonderland: Timeless Local Made Fashions

Allison Smith designs clothes for women in their everyday lives of working, running around town and getting things done. Designer and dreamer by day, Allison creates clothes that she and her friends would want to wear, often inspired by references from her favourite decade – the 70s. After graduating from the Fashion Design & Technology program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Allison paid her dues in Montreal before starting her own line in 1998. The line grew in popularity across North …

Sofia Clothing: Natural, Luxurious and Locally Made

Sofia Clothing designs are intended to make women feel effortlessly beautiful. Each design is locally made using luxurious and natural fabrics. Special focus is directed to construction, fit and detail, resulting in beautifully designed, easy-to-wear garments. The pieces are vibrant, feminine, and do not over shadow the woman wearing them. Sofia is perfect for a day about town or a night of wine and laughter; perfect for bringing out the best qualities in you. Sofia Mendez Schenone, the …

Eliza Faulkner Fashions: Clean and Vibrant Local Made Fashions

Eliza was born and raised on Vancouver Island. She trained at Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design in London where she graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design and Marketing in 2008. Eliza has since gained valuable work experience in the London studios of Erdem, Zandra Rhodes, and Roland Mouret. In 2012 she headed back west where the supernatural backdrop of BC serves as inspiration for her clean-cut yet vibrant sportswear-inspired aesthetic. Eliza has been named one …