Needs & Wants is the Toronto-based brand that began by making luxury sportswear in 2013, and has since evolved to offer other clothing items as well as a bi-annual publication.
First launched in 2009 by New York based designers Carl Cunow and Nathan Romano, Cunow got his start in clothing by working as a product developer for Steven Alan before launching this label.
Philipp Bree and his eponymous label PB 0110, (the digits signify his birth date) create minimalistic and contemporary bags for both men and women, from some of the finest materials available throughout Europe.
London based contemporary menswear store Alpha Shadows has quite the selection of Japanese labels on its roster, including some we also appreciate like Sanca, Meanswhile, orSlow, Boncoura, and Anachronorm, to name a few.
I'm sure by now you know that the Reigning Champ x Asics trio of GEL-Lyte III silhouette sneakers sold out in about an hour of its release Saturday, definitely one of the the most interesting sneaker collaboration in a while.
Korean menswear label, Eastlogue, have presented extremely well within the last couple of collections with great anticipation for the forthcoming FW16 season.
Brand new British-based label, Further, officially launched in December with the sole purpose of creating high quality items in extremely limited quantity.
Here in Vancouver the weather is almost entirely dedicated to being wet and dreary, with the majority of time being spent indoors.