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Portuguese Flannel FW21 x Mercado Negro x Contest

We teamed up with our favourite Portuguese restaurant, Mercado Negro, to showcase some of the 24 varieties of shirts from the flannel masters, Portuguese Flannel

In addition, we're running a CONTEST with two lucky winners taking home $100 gift certificates from Muddy George and Mercado Negro, respectively. 

** HOW TO ENTER **
  1. Follow Muddy George on Instagram @muddygeorge and like our contest post
  2. Follow Mercado Negro on Instagram @mercadonegro.to and like their contest post
  3. Tag 2 friends on either of the contest posts
*This contest is open to Canadian residents aged 18 and over. The prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be exchanged for cash. Contest ends on September 17, 2021 at midnight. The winner will be randomly selected from all entrants and announced on September 20, 2021.

Collection Review - KESTIN FW21 - Colourcraft

Bernat Klein’s rich and varied work continues to supply Kestin Hare with endless inspiration. The Kestin FW21 collection is titled Colourcraft (named after Klein’s original Ltd company). Living and working in the Scottish Borders from 1951 until 2014, the infamous Serbian designer Klein was a visionary colourist – he treated colour as being a language and something that could express human emotions in different ways to words.
The very beginning of Kestin's design process has always been colour; the colour palette sets the tone and informs all fabric choices and then filters down into the design of the garments. Kestin takes inspiration from Scotland’s natural landscapes, buildings and artists, and weave them into their collections, connecting them to their home. 

 “Klein's work and approach to life continues to inspire me and my team. Like me, he used the natural landscapes from Scotland as a key inspiration for colour. He saw the benefits in being liberal with expressing yourself, both in terms of design and colour and medium. That idea of never restricting yourself appeals to me, constantly learning and pushing to create newness." Creative Director, Kestin Hare.

AW21 references colours from Klein’s abstract paintings, textiles and the iconic Peter Womersley architecture and interiors of Klein’s studio and home High Sunderland. Natural tones of peat, sand and forest green reference the natural surroundings, are spliced with architectural-inspired stone, camel and charcoal, and spliced with bright pops of survival orange, cobalt blue and ochre. 

Crieff Wool Fleece Windbreaker - Winter White

 

EDITORIAL SS21

For this season's editorial photoshoot, we trekked over to Christie Pits Park on a weekday afternoon. Normally full of people enjoying a nice Spring day, due to the forced lockdown, the park was quieter than normal. Baseball diamonds team-less. Pools water-less. And benches conversation-less. That being said, we wanted to capture some laidback looks that Spring/Summer garbs usually conjure up. Shot by our good friend Jamie Lahtinen. Modelled by Rashaun and Shad.

 
 
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