BLACKYAK. BLACKYAK IS NEXT: The Seoul-Based Mountaineering Brand From the World’s Future City. Posted on Categories Brand StoryTags Leave a comment on BLACKYAK IS NEXT: The Seoul-Based Mountaineering Brand From the World’s Future City

BLACKYAK IS NEXT: The Seoul-Based Mountaineering Brand From the World’s Future City

Towers and heat. Exiting Incheon Airport, that was my first impression of South Korea as we drove into Seoul in +35 °C weather. Dome-like mountains with rocky orange tops bordered the distance. We weaved along 5-lane highways, through thousands of Kia’s and Hyundai’s, speeding past developments along the Han River. Screens flashed advertisements. Our driver … Read more ›

UBR. UBR Winter Apparel: Minimalist, High-Performance Scandinavian Design. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on UBR Winter Apparel: Minimalist, High-Performance Scandinavian Design

UBR Winter Apparel: Minimalist, High-Performance Scandinavian Design

When searching for your next luxury parka or storm coat, Scandinavia’s selection of clothing brands should be at the top of your list. Hailing from Oslo, UBR is a new winter apparel brand from one of the region’s most affluent cities. The Norwegian capital is renowned for its culture, futuristic architecture, and design heritage. It’s … Read more ›

. Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019

Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019

It’s Summer, and we’re celebrating by showcasing our premium Made-in-Canada men’s clothing brands. From Victoria’s Viberg handmade leather boots to Vancouver’s innovative Veilance, and Toronto’s Bather swimwear, we’ve got you covered from coast-to-coast.  What sets these guys’ clothing brands apart from the competition – outside the fact they’re made here? It’s quality. Their apparel is … Read more ›

. New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

Cozy sheepskin lined footwear and women’s winter boots – that’s how UGG built its reputation in Canada, the United States, and beyond. When most of us think of the brand, we see people (mostly women) walking around campuses, offices, or cities in the ultra-warm suede boots during the colder months, not summer sandals. But sandals … Read more ›

Icebreaker. The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

When you’re about to embark on a mid-winter adventure, you already know that a merino wool base layer is essential. Over that, you’re likely to choose down or a synthetic-filled insulator for winter sports like skiing, snowshoeing and backcountry trekking. But what about merino wool insulators and mid-layers? Or outer jackets that use this wonderful … Read more ›

Nobis. Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas

Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas

Freezing Canadian winters demand the warmth of a sophisticated down parka. Thankfully, Nobis (which in Latin means ‘us’) has over a decade of expertise designing men’s and women’s winter apparel in Toronto for freezing northern weather. Their refined collection of jackets, coats, and accessories continues to elevate and resonate, but in this feature, we’ll focus … Read more ›

Dr Martens. Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots

Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots

Established in 1945, Dr. Martens remain the innovative footwear of urban individuals. Founder Dr. Klaus Maertens created these boots with his soon to be patented air-cushioned sole to help heal his broken foot. Almost 75 years later, Klaus’ invention has morphed into a collection of bold yet simple footwear that transcends culture, and are now … Read more ›

Nau. Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Portland is a progressive city. It’s renowned for a blend of do-it-yourself startups, craft breweries, and as headquarters for multiple athletic companies. In 2007, a former Portland-based executive decided to start an eco-friendly clothing and outerwear brand, drawing inspiration from a trip to Polynesia. The executive chose a name inspired by the Maori greeting “Nau … Read more ›