Monday, September 30, 2013

Selection Galore When Shopping Local Makers

We recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by the Georgia Straight in their "Best of Vancouver" edition, talking style and a bit about the who and what we love in Vancouver and the handmade scene...

It was such a nice opportunity to talk about the fashionable people & hotspots in Vancouver we're crushing on but it was really hard to decide with there being such a huge amount of talent to choose from in our own backyard. To see more about this article follow link below...

In the Adhesif Clothing shop, for example, we not only carry our own in house label of original, upcycled pieces but we also carry the work of over 30 other local designers. One of the designers we promoted in the Georgia Straight article is also one of our best selling  jewelery makers...

Sweet Harriet (above) uses vintage and antique components (i.e: her vintage lockets are the most popular in the Adhesif Clothing shop) comprised of whimsy. A special stylistic finish is then applied like patina, or hand painted details as well as vintage imagery coated in resin for a long lasting quality.

In fact many of our other jewelery makers are using vintage & found objects to create their handmade treasures. Designers like Bueno Style and Type B  create pieces that have a heartbeat & tell a story...

(Above Bueno Style) 

(Above Type B)

Ok, so to be fair now that Fall is totally upon us and we're still dealing with the big "F-word" after a long lovely summer here in Vancouver...I have to remind you the the holiday season is fast approaching us...
(Duuuhn duhn DUhhhhN)

Hey hey hey! I know what you're thinking! Don't worry! We got all your trinkity gift giving needs covered here at Adhesif Clothing that won't break the bank. All of our handmade jewelry, for example is priced under $40 and our beautiful one-of-a-kind accessories start at as low as $10, like the Type B studs above and mini leather coin purses $16 by Patina below...

...and gorgeous art calendars by April Lacheur of Yapes Paints for only $20 (below)

Art books & select prints by Nicholas Tay $20 (below)...

We also have some wonderful designs by my FAVE Montreal designers Cokluch (they are our only out of town designers) Laurie & Christine are the fab duo behind Cokluch producing edgy yet very polished designs. The kind of vibe that oozes from every corner of Montreal...

Select designs by Cokluch found at the Adhesif Clothing Shop and we are the only suppliers of this brand in Vancouver currently.

There is also the refined leather work of Bronsino Designs by Vancouver designer Denise Wilson. Her leather, wrap obi belts are by far our best selling accessory in the Adhesif Clothing shop. Made from high quality, buttery, Italian leather like lambskin, goatskin and calfskin and drool worthy colors. With 4 different styles to choose from it's no wonder we re-stock weekly...

Bronsino's multifunctional "Prague Bag" available in both new and reclaimed leathers, very limited edition pieces available.

Just and FYI for all the lads in your your sweetypie, pops or hubby can have something extra special too this holiday season! Adhesif Clothing has men's design for you this Fall-Winter, but hurry, quantities are very limited...

 With so much to show and tell here from the Adhesif Clothing shop and so little time we would highly recommend a visit in person at our flagship location 2202 Main Street (corner of 6th Ave). 
I always joke with my clients how our shop is like a vortex of time...everytime your turn around you see something different. There are litterally hundreds of one-of-a-kind treasure to be found and all from your own backyard!
Ahhhh the beauty of handmade :)

Visit our newly redesigned website below for more info on our current and upcoming collections

Also don't forget to catch Adhesif Clothing at these fun and FABULOUS upcoming holiday markets with even more to choose from!

Thanks for supporting local and the handmade revolution!
Hope to see you there xo

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2013
November 7th to November 11th
Wed – Fri {10am–9pm}, Sat {10am–7pm}, Sun {10am–5pm}
Vancouver Convention Center West
1055 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC  V6C 0C3

Make It – Edmonton 2013
@ The Enjoy Centre
101 Riel Drive. St.Albert
Alberta’s independent art, fashion & craft extravaganza is back for 4 days! Mark your calendar!
Thursday, November 21
10am to 9pm
Friday, November 22
10am to 9pm
Saturday, November 23
10am to 6pm
Sunday, November 24
11am to 5pm

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy 2013
Saturday December 14th {11am–9pm}
Sunday December 15th {10am–7pm}
A finely curated collection of work that is complementary and stimulating for us and for our visitors!
Heritage Hall
3102 Main Street,Vancouver, BC

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