With Canada Day rapidly approaching, wouldn’t it be dope if you were actually wearing something MADE IN CANADA when you do celebrate? We think so, which is why we’ve gone ahead and compiled a list of freshness for you and yours.
Few can actually claim to be a “classic Canadian brand” but North Star, initially founded in the 1940′s actually can. Re-vamped and under the creative direction of Adrian Aitcheson and Pablo Mozo, the same duo behind the hugely successful Team Canada 2010 Olympic wardrobe.
Vancouver-based Lifetime Collective has been a strong presence in the global street wear scene since 2002 when it was founded by Reid Stewart and Trevor Fleming. Their motto: “a work in progress…ever changing and far from finished”
Naked & Famous
Naked & Famous’s obsession with rare and unique denim has gained them a world wide reputation for quality and style – and guess what – they from Montreal, eh.
Founded in 2004, this Vancouver based supply company adopted it’s name, and aesthetic, from the small B.C. town settled by their Scottish Great-Great grandparents. Manufacturers of the finest quality backpacks, bags, travel goods and accessories – Their goal is “to create timeless product with a fine regard for detail.”
The fact that this Brooklyn, NY based company made our list is a testament to the garment manufacturing prowess that Canada possesses. All of Acapulco’s fleece sweatshirts are 100% made right here in Canada.
For over 50 years, Canada Goose has outfitted everyone from Antarctic Scientific teams to everyday kids around the way. And while it might be 30 plus degrees this coming Canada Day, no Made In Canada list would be complete without a mention.
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