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Life is busy — sometimes we forget to treat ourselves, and once in awhile it's nice to splurge on an item or two. With the convenience of online shopping, our options are endless and are as easy as scroll, click, purchase. If you are looking to add to your cart in the New Year, keep warm this season with these sweaters for under $100 that hold true Canadian roots.
The hashtags #brunette #blonde and #bossbabe have been trending over the last year, especially in B.C. thanks to the clothing company based out of Vancouver, Brunette the Label. Their trademark crew neck sweatshirt bearing either BLONDE or BRUNETTE made social media headlines as it has been worn by social media gurus and bloggers from all over. Add one of these to your cart and you will be officially part of the #weareallbabes movement!
Also trending on social media is this Toronto based clothing company, The Peace Collective. Combining clothing and philanthropy was the founder, Yanal Dhailieh’s dream, which was made into a reality after reading, “Start Something That Matters” by Blake Mycoskie. The Peace Collective is proud to be Canadian and you can see that by the embroidery design on the front and back of their clothing. Home is Canada, Home is Vancouver and Canadian Built are just a few catch phrases on the clothing.
Fun fact: Every garment sold provides two meals to a Canadian child in need through the company’s partnership with Breakfast Club of Canada.
Familiar to Canadians and countries all over the world, Lululemon is now a household name and the logo is recognizable almost anywhere. Trending this season is the Simply Wool Sweater. Toss on this classic when you’re headed to school or to a fitness class as it’s wearable on its own or perfect for layering. When ordered it’s like you visited the store in person as this delivery is super speedy.
Fun fact: This sweater is made with machine-washable wool.
Founded in Vancouver in 1984, Aritzia has become a staple for the everyday woman. The now global store strives and succeeds at producing high-quality clothing — their sweaters being a number one seller. Luxe knit-wear and cashmere are just some of the fabric used to create these staples. Get cozy this season with the Clemencia sweater. Casual, yet luxurious, this pullover was made for the gal on the go with its oversized shape and front pocket.
Starting out as a small boutique in the heart of Gastown, this Vancouver brand designs attainable luxury. Good for a casual everyday look, their sweater is soft and cozy and features a classic design. Pair with denim or dress pants and you’ll be ready to conquer the day.
When you think of Canadian clothing brands, Roots is sure to be one of the top ones that come to mind. Starting in Toronto with footwear, Roots expanded and now includes clothing, accessories and home furnishings. Add the Spencer Mock Neck Sweater to your cart for a traditional look and feel.
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