local and preloved more convenient,
in the hope that greater numbers
of people will buy their clothing this way.
This includes thrift, consignment and true vintage items.
Shopping from the secondhand, or grey market,
supports your local economy and
acts as part of the textile recycling process.
Look stylish and avoid traditional retail markups,
saving money and the planet in the process. #shopthegrey
In addition to shopping secondhand first,
it's important to look for quality pieces,
to care for them and extend their life,
and to accept that we don't need
a million things to look like a million bucks.
This site is everything you need to
source and care for textiles sustainably.
I also create well-crafted items made from
quality upcycled & natural textiles,
namely canvas and leather.
Everything is designed, patterned and sewn at
my studio, located in Calgary, Alberta.
Upcycling festival banners,
reworking vintage designer handbags,
creating utility moto-gear,
tailoring blazers and updating retro looks,
reimagining modern accessories.
CARE & REPAIR
Bring in your damaged backpacks, purses, bags, etc.
Contact me for a quote & details.
Let me know which unique preloved item I can help you find - clothing, accessories, vintage designer goods, and more.
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