Meet the Makers

Dru Chapple

Dru Chapple

Dru Chapple is the maker behind a collection of beautifully knit toques. Made in Vancouver, BC, from 100% natural fibers, such as wool and alpaca, Dru’s toques are light-weight, warm, and look good too!

 

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Coco Spadoni

Coco Spadoni

Coco Spadoni is a Seattle-based ceramic artist and maker focused on functional pottery. Spadoni is drawn to bold bright colors, they love art and design that pops with modern freshness! Spadoni uses patterns and abstract characters to explore what it means to be holistically human with all our messiness and playful energy. The shapes and textures aim to create a new landscape where dreaming is the new normal.

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Enso Herbals

Enso Herbals

Ensō Herbals is a collaboration between Coralie & Mikey ~ creating herbal smoke & tea blends for the modern plant lovers. Their vision was founded on the belief that there are alternative ways to connect with nature & the self. Ensō Herbal blends are a perfect alternative for cigarettes and ideal for micro-dosing your favourite cannabis flowers. Made in small batches in Vancouver with 100% organic wildcrafted herbs.

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Uhm Studios

Uhm Studios

Uhm Studios is a line of beaded and pearl jewelry by Emma Lewis. Based out of Toronto, Ontario, Emma's pieces focus on juxtaposing the timeless elegance of pearl jewelry with youthful and eclectic colours and beads. 20% of every piece sold is donated to a different organization each month.  

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Your Bag of Holding

Your Bag of Holding

Your Bag of Holding is a fine leather goods line based out of Vancouver, BC, by maker Emily Heffring. Focused on creating tactile, minimal designs, all of Emily's goods are made-to-order, and are created using high quality, local materials that are a byproduct of the meat industry. 

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Combinist Goods

Combinist Goods

Combinist Goods is a line of lightweight acrylic earrings by designer and maker Kristen Scharf. Based out of Calgary, AB, Kristen's jewel-tone statement earrings combine her love of art, design, and illustration with a passion for mixed-media art.

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Beads + Babes

Beads + Babes

Tatiana Carrion is the creative behind Beads + Babes, a line of handmade beaded earrings based in the Canadian rockies. Full of bold colour combos and unique designs, Tatiana's earrings,"carry the energy of creation and are made with so much love and intention." 

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Pink House

Pink House

Pink House was started in 2013 by sisters Tracy Olesen and Karen Sjoberg. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Karen began looking for all natural products she could use and trust, and following a disappointing search, the pair decided to make organic and all natural products themselves. After much trial and error, and a lot of research, Karen and Tracy created a line of carefully crafted products.

Karen passed away in August of 2015, and it was then that her daughters, Tegan and Lindsay, decided to join their aunt at Pink House and continue their mom's legacy. 

Pink House creates 100% natural and cruelty-free products with safe and trusted ingredients out of Surrey, BC. 

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Skwiik

Skwiik

Skwiik (pronounced 'squeak') is a 100% vegan, hand-crafted skincare brand based out of Calgary, Alberta. With a focus on curated ingredients, careful formulation, and creative products, they've created a line of ethical and sustainable luxurious bath and body products you'll be gushing over.

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While Odin Sleeps

While Odin Sleeps

While Odin Sleeps is a jewelry line by Lauren Lester, based out of Lenoir, South Carolina. Started in 2011 with a need to busy her antsy hands, her work is inspired by fashion, collaboration, her friends, nature, drag queens, architecture, interior design, and catholic imagery.

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Land of Daughters

Land of Daughters

Land of Daughters is a Métis made, woman owned home goods brand based out of Calgary, Alberta. With an emphasis on unique and bold scent profiles, Paige creates vegan and cruelty-free soy candles, aroma sprays, perfumes, and wax rings.

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Kaye Blegvad

Kaye Blegvad

Kaye Blegvad is an artist and illustrator based out of New York City. Working across different mediums—including ceramics, textiles, metal work, and print—Kaye's work "often deals with ideas about female identity and mental health". We love Kaye's clever, well-made designs!

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Dre Searle

Dre Searle

Dre Searle is an illustrator and tattoo artist based out of Victoria, BC. Inspired by comic books, Catholic iconography, Mexican folk art, and vintage fashion, Dre's work is a retro gothic dream you'll want to get lost in. 

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MOBAK

MOBAK

Morgan Bak is the artist and creative behind MOBAK. Originally from Orange, CA, Morgan now works out of her studio in Portland, OR, creating unique ceramics and embroidered pieces to, "bring more color and whimsy in a world of beige."

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Hair of the Dog Scrunchies

Hair of the Dog Scrunchies

Hair of the Dog is a line of handmade scrunchies by Victoria maker Erin Kerr. Erin’s scrunchies are the ultimate cool girl hair accessory with a rotating collection of silk, velvet, cotton, and linen fabrics to suit your every mood!

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Lizard Breath

Lizard Breath

Lizard Breath is a small batch clothing line by artist and designer, Liz Hagiepetros. After  learning how to screen-print in college, Liz worked as a screen-printer for a local business. It was while she was there that she explored her love for art, including embroidery and tattooing. Eventually she began sewing and screen-printing her flash designs on different garments, making pieces she wanted to wear but couldn’t find elsewhere. Now, Liz sews and screen-prints out of her studio in Rock Bay, creating tees, sweatshirts, bralettes, and bum huggers to keep you looking cute and comfy!

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Never Ending Weekend

Never Ending Weekend

Brooke Cannon is the maker behind Never Ending Weekend. N.E.W. specializes in wears for your dome and your life, made from quality fabrics and built to last through whatever you throw it’s way. She got her start in making bags and accessories 15 years ago before putting it on hold to pursue Fashion Art and Design School in Vancouver, BC and a career in Graphic Design. She now does N.E.W. full-time alongside co-owning Local Assembly and being a mama to the worlds next 2 badass queens.

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Ashleigh Green

Ashleigh Green

Ashleigh Green is an illustrator and animator from Kelowna, BC. Her fun (and sometimes cheeky) illustrations are designed digitally, and are featured on a collection of prints, totes, and tees.

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Surfing Sucks

Surfing Sucks

Surfing Sucks is a brand of small batch ceramics by Josie Taylor. Based out of Tofino, BC, Josie creates unique ceramic pipes and other handmade homewares with a West Coast flare.

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Wildflower Dyes

Wildflower Dyes

Wildflower Dyes is a line of tie-dyed garments by Valerie Shane. Based out of Victoria, BC, Valerie has been expressing herself through colour since she started Wildflower Dyes in 2002! She uses plenty of natural fibers, including cotton, hemp, rayon, and bamboo, and each item is dyed using fade resistant dyes. 

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Sundara Mar

Sundara Mar

Sundara Mar is a minimalist, modern earring line by Vanessa Martinez. All of Vanessa’s earrings are made with cellulose acetate, a 100% renewable resource that is created using wood and cotton pulp. Her beautiful, lightweight pieces prove that you don’t have to compromise when it comes to sustainability! Sundara Mar is based out of Houston, Texas. 

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Soleé Darrell

Soleé Darrell

Soleé Darrell is a jewelry designer from Oakland, California. Having studied Silversmithing in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Soleé creates all of her pieces by hand. Using only her intuition as her guide, Soleé’s pieces are influenced by the very materials she uses. 

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Red Sky

Red Sky

Red Sky is a clothing and accessories line by Kerry Butt. Since starting out as a side hustle in 2014 selling exclusively candles, Kerry has expanded her business to include a wide range of unique goodies for the eclectic soul: socks, earrings, jumpsuits, hats and hair accessories, Kerry does it all! All of her pieces are designed at her home in Ontario. 

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Quw’utsun' Made

Quw’utsun' Made

Quw’utsun' Made is a contemporary apothecary brand by Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth. Originally from Duncan, BC, in the Quw’utsun’/Cowichan Valley, Arianna has been working to preserve traditional plant knowledge of the Coast Salish Nation since 2016. Her products use natural ingredients and plant extracts and are made in small batches on the traditional territory of the Navajo and Pueblo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

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Pep!

Pep!

Pep! is a clothing line based out of Victoria, BC. Created using locally sourced, reclaimed, and upcycled textiles, biz lady Becky Harvey emphasizes the importance of slow fashion and sustainability. Her fun printed pieces prove that ethical fashion doesn’t have to be boring!

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Peau Nue

Peau Nue

Peau Nue is a collaboration between Emma Powell and Nicole Taiji. Their line of screen-printed totes, tees, sweatshirts, and prints feature a diverse range of bodies and figures in celebration of the beautiful female form! We love their minimal, inclusive designs. Peau Nue is designed and printed in Victoria, BC.

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Ora Leather Goods

Ora Leather Goods

Ora is a line of high quality leather goods by Randi Obenauer. Randi creates minimal one-of-a-kind leather purses, fanny packs, bags, and accessories built to last! All of her goods are made by hand from her studio in Powell River.

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Okie Dokie

Okie Dokie

Okie Dokie is an accessory line run by sister duo Rebecca and Cassie Kaiser. Based out of Toronto, ON, Okie Dokie makes sweet printed socks you’ll want to show off!

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Nazz Ares

Nazz Ares

Nazz Ares is a line of leather wallets and bags by Fernanda Batista. All of Fe’s pieces are made from high quality veg tanned leather, and are hand stitched and hand painted at her studio in Raleigh, North Carolina. Beautiful and functional, Fe’s pieces are something special!

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Millie & Lou

Millie & Lou

Based out of the Okanagan Valley, Millie & Lou is a contemporary line of printed tees, totes, and sweatshirts featuring in-house designs, as well as collaborations with other artists from around the globe. Millie & Lou has perfected the effortless-but-cool-basics! 

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Meraki Collection

Meraki Collection

Meraki Collection is a small batch earring line by Kate Livingstone. We love Kate’s minimalist, bohemian pieces and unique shapes! All of her pieces are made and designed on Salt Spring Island.

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Meg Hubert Ceramics

Meg Hubert Ceramics

Meg Hubert is a ceramicist from Vancouver, BC. After working in ceramics for fifteen years, Meg has been able to curate a fun and wacky style, incorporating hyper-positivity through funny faces, bright colours, and encouraging messages. Functional and offbeat, Meg’s pieces are sure to bring a smile to your face. 

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Marita Manson

Marita Manson

Marita Manson is a potter from Victoria, BC. Using a wide range of techniques, she creates quirky, colourful ceramic mugs, plates, earrings, and barrettes. Marita’s pieces are functional treasures you’ll want to use time and time again.  

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Mana Dejah

Mana Dejah

Based out of Vancouver, BC, Mana Dejah is a line of ceramic wall charms and jewelry by artist Brittney Bergen. Brittney’s magical, boho inspired designs are the perfect compliment to her ceramic pieces.

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Mala the Brand

Mala the Brand

Mala the Brand is a line of small batch soy wax candles by Melody Lim. Hand poured in Vancouver, BC, Mala is created using sustainable, eco-friendly materials and includes a range of seriously dreamy scents for every mood! A tree is also planted for every candle sold—say what!?

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Laura Estrada

Laura Estrada

Laura Estrada is an artist and jeweler designing and creating out of her studio in Los Angeles, California. Utilizing traditional metalsmithing techniques, Laura uses raw brass and silver to create modern and organic pieces. We especially love her Venus earring series, and how the feminine design makes the perfect statement! 

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