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Fall Pop-Up Dates

Thank you to everyone, regular customers and new, who came to shop and chat at First Pick Market this weekend. We have a few more local Vancouver markets coming up for Fall:   - September 27-28 Fall for Local, the Pipe Shop, North Vancouver November 9-10 Portobello West, Roundhouse, Yaletown November 24, SRC Holiday Market, the Clubhouse, Southlands  - As always, our studio is open by appointment at 879 E Hastings. Email kwoodburn@streetandsaddle.com to book your personal shopping and fitting time.  

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Its All On Track: Fall Preview

  Dirt kicked up into the air. She's at a fork in the road and ready for a change. The colors are rich and the tones are dusty. We pick up the story of our girl as she finds her own trail to blaze along a long and winding track. Fall 2019 We draw our inspiration from the changing seasons along the prairies and along the east-coast cottage country. The sky is pale; blushing from a long well spent summer. The land is rosy and jewel toned as everything reached its last point of ripeness. Continuing our tradition of strong feminine tailoring and thoughtful draping we want you to take you through fall; with punchy paisleys, flowy twill tencel and long elegant silhouettes....

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What do we mean by "Quality Guarantee?"

At some point, a zipper will break. A fabric will wear though. A button will fall off. And since we have, and will always have, the luxury of in-house manufacturing, as a company we're offering free repair services. If an item is somehow faulty beyond repair, we will be duly horrified and replace it free of charge.

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Black Friday, Our Way.

Black Friday always poses a Catch 22 for ethical and sustainable brands. We want to sell things, because if there was no selling of things, there would be no business. On the other hand, encouraging excessive impulsive buying goes against the collective ethos of being ethical and sustainable.  Humans shop, and humans love sales. I started wondering, who are the people who actually need new clothes? This led me to Dress for Success, an organization that helps women kickstart their careers by providing them with skill training and professional clothing.  I met with them, and together we designed the Success Vest, a versatile layering piece that could be worn to any office job. Worn over a button up shirt or blouse,...

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