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Collection II

Collection II

Collection II made me explore, once again, what was missing from my closet. Launching SWB gave me my first taste of entrepreneurship and how much ...

The Give Back: Fashion 4 Future Charity Event

The Give Back: Fashion 4 Future Charity Event

Katelyn (founder and designer of Street & Saddle) wrote a little piece on The Give Back event we all got to be a part of. Find it below... http...

Collection I for dutil.

Collection I for dutil.

Vancouver favourite, dutil. wrote an introduction about SWB and a little interview with me about my start and the label. Find it below... http://bl...

Collection I Backstory: Selvedge Denim

Collection I Backstory: Selvedge Denim

Maybe you've heard about it, maybe you haven't, maybe you've seen it on dope sneaker photos on Instagram. Regardless, here's a little blurb on the ...

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the Evan Snap.

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the Evan Snap.

For me, the hem on the Akiko Jeans is the winning feature. My first thought came with the selvedge line. I've seen a few brands have a smaller sea...

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the construction.

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the construction.

Designing minimally has been my most enjoyable challenge so far, but how do you make an already visibly simple garment stand out by stripping away ...

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the basis.

Collection I: Akiko Jeans, the basis.

I'm a denim nerd. I don't know what it is about this seemingly simple material that has such an allure, but I'll forever be enticed. For something ...

Collection I: SSBD Bomber

Collection I: SSBD Bomber

On a fixture hunt for the Gastown space, I was lucky enough to come across the fabric for the SS Bomber. I bought everything the guy had and once I...

Collection I: SS Bomber

Collection I: SS Bomber

The bomber jacket is a good, representative outerwear piece for Vancouver. This style is another example of something I thought of after I saw the ...

Collection I: Hoyo Tee

Collection I: Hoyo Tee

Great tees are essential. The fabric has to be soft (duh) but how do I make a T-shirt stand out, when it's hung up in your closet with the rest of ...

Collection I: Kamekubi Shirt, the construction.

Collection I: Kamekubi Shirt, the construction.

Knits were the last thing I learned to work with before I decided to launch SWB. The biggest lesson I took from this fabric, is that it stretches o...

Collection I: Kamekubi Shirt, the basis.

Collection I: Kamekubi Shirt, the basis.

There's a few things that make the Kamekubi Shirt interesting... First, the name is a completely made up Japanese word. It's no secret that the Jap...