Posts Tagged ‘clothing’

Hunt & Gather, summer clothing sale at the Ouno studio

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

In Vancouver this weekend? Vancouver designer Natalie Purschwitz’s Hunt & Gather clothing line will be showing its late summer/early fall 2010 clothing at the Ouno studio this Saturday, August 7, 3-7 pm at 636 Keefer Street, a few blocks E. of Main. There will be skirts, dresses, tops, pants, jackets – come by and browse.

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Test Pattern Dress by Douglas Coupland

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Doug Coupland (author of “Generation X” as well as an artist and designer) has done a line of casual clothes and accessories for the Canadian company Roots. The t-shirt dress is instantly classic. I bought one. Buy via USA or Canada sites.

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Makeshift, by Hunt & Gather’s Natalie Purschwitz

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Makeshift is a year-long project by Natalie Purschwitz, clothing designer and founder of Hunt & Gather, the award-winning Vancouver shop and clothing line. Her project is this: for a whole year, she will wear only clothes she has made herself, and that includes everything – “all of my clothes, socks, shoes, underwear, coats, jackets, hats, bathing suits, and accessories.” There are only a few exceptions – hair accessories, tools, eyeglass lenses.

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Kurdish felt coat

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

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The nomad thing.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

These “modern nomad” or “urban nomad” styles appeared in Canadian fashion magazine Flare this fall, and Vogue and and others published similar photographs. Since fashion and other areas of design tend to be strangely prescient about historical circumstances – for example, American Depression-era styles were on the runway for nearly a year and a half before the recent stock market crash – does this interest in nomadism mean anything?

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