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Patrons Profiles: Bret Viberg and Collaboration

Patrons Profiles: Bret Viberg and Collaboration

A big part of my Himel Brothers project was to create a brand that celebrates being Canadian.  So many clothing brands are secretly made here in Canada and so many Canadians are secretly living prominent lives in the good ole U.S.A. hiding their Canadian identities and I didn’t want to be one of them. The […]

Prototyping: Mixed Media …Materials and Design

Prototyping: Mixed Media …Materials and Design

I spent the better part of last week developing some new ideas for my jackets.  I have a whack of designs that I am working out for some very exclusive retailers.   A lot  of my experience working and hanging out with other designers as well as my fascination with odd and old designs has led […]

Under the Skin: What, Why and Quality

Under the Skin: What, Why and Quality

I seem to get a lot of questions regarding the “cost” of my jackets.  I have noticed a rather disturbing trend regarding the use of the  term “vintage” and worse, the use of the designs from the past.  I rarely focus on the negative regarding the emerging new brands that are either heritage brands, or […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather