For something as daunting as a debut collection, Collection I came together pretty fluidly. I knew I wanted to make stuff that was clean and casual, and do something that represented Vancouver.
My adolescent style of BAPE hoodies, Dissizit! tees and big logo Evisu jeans has completely shifted into muted heritage pieces and nice sneakers. The basis for me, was to recreate the clothes I loved or wanted but didn't have in my closet.
What separates it from other menswear? You have to look closely. I've always loved straight or angular design lines and feel they give a futuristic look to traditional clothing. The rest is simple: a capsule of everyday garments.