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Retail

Kendall and Kylie in Deal With Ardene of Canada

Celebrity sister act Kendall and Kylie Jenner embark on their first design collaboration with a Canadian retailer.

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Designer and Luxury

Sustainable Fashion: Obakki Wins Canadian Award

Vancouver luxury label Obakki wins the award at Design Forward 2018.

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Raif Adelberg of HERMAN Market.

Designer and Luxury

STREET SIGNS: Herman Market Speeds Things Up With Shopify

Luxury street style influencer Raif Adelberg takes his genderless Herman brand in a new direction, pivoting all production back to Vancouver and diving into e-commerce platform Shopify.

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La Maison Simons in The CORE shopping center in Calgary, Canada.

Retail

Canadian Retailer Simons Readies Major Fulfillment Center

Canadian department store La Maison Simons makes its biggest investment in its 178-year history: a 215 million Canadian dollar fulfillment center.

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Pete McLeod of Canada poses for a photograph during the first stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on January 29, 2018.

Watches

Hamilton Marks 100 Years as Aviator Watch Pioneer

The company is marking the milestone with the appointment of Canadian aerobatic race pilot Pete McLeod as its newest brand ambassador.

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Footwear

Sneaker Start-up Allbirds Lands in Canada, Eyes U.K., Asian Expansion

The site is expected to be followed by the opening of brick-and-mortar stores in the near future.

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A rendering of the new 'net zero energy' flagship.

Retail

Simons of Canada Unveils ‘Net Zero Energy’ Flagship

La Maison Simons realizes its ambition to become the first large-scale Canadian retailer to reduce its carbon footprint with the March launch of its eco-friendly store concept in Quebec City.

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Benjamin Sehl, Rami Helali and Mackenzie Yeates cofounded Kotn to be an ethically sourced T-shirt brand and have since added other categories.

Ready To Wear

Kotn’s ‘Farm-to-Table’ Fashion Brand Eyes Canadian, U.S. Expansion

Kotn uses ethically sourced Egyptian cotton and is investing in farms in the country to guarantee the source — as well as schools.

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Arc'teryx's Hut Magic virtual reality retail concept for Holiday 2017.

Retail

Arc’teryx Ventures Into Virtual Reality With ‘Hut Magic’

Arc’teryx has worked with a British Columbia-based firm to develop a VR experience based around the ski slopes.

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Models on the runway of SET during RESET™ 001.

Fashion Scoops

Toronto Fashion Week, Re\set Strike Strategic Partnership for 2018

Canada’s reimagined Toronto Fashion Week unites with Re\set to bring more of a nimble, techno-bent, youth-driven feel to its upcoming February 2018 show.

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Looks from Frank and Oak.

Retail

Frank and Oak Debuts Inclusion-Driven ‘And’ Campaign, Unisex Collection

The campaign bows Monday while the collection will be unveiled in Frank and Oak stores on Tuesday.

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Fashion Scoops

Eco-Friendly Peggy Sue Collection Wins Canadian Prize

Canada’s Design Exchange museum names sustainable designer Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks winner of its 2017 Emerging Designer Competition.

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The scaffolding covering the new Hermès flagship in Toronto.

Retail

Hermès Set to Unveil Toronto Flagship

The 6,000-square-foot store will carry the entire range of Hermès products, including home furnishings.

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Retail

Swarovski’s ‘Sparkle Pop-up’ Concept Makes Global Debut

The technology allows customers to take selfies and digitally envision how they would look in Swarovski designs.

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The interior of Moose Knuckles' first flagship at the Yorkdale Shopping Center in Toronto.

Business Features

Moose Knuckles Opens First Flagship

The store reflects the outerwear brand’s audacious attitude.

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