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INSPIRATION

So last weekend we went to a fabric store and chose a bunch of different fabrics.  We plan to use them as the backdrop for some photos we are taking of our new collection.  Just walking in the store we felt inspired.  All the colour, the texture, the people shopping for different materials to create things with.   It got us thinking about all the locations around this amazing city of ours to take photos.  We’re planning a couple of photo shoots in the next couple of weeks, and we can’t wait to see how things turn out.  Some of our pieces even took a little trip to Costa Rica recently with the lovely and talented Dawn Laing (aka: @loraxgirl). ...

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Lovin' you!

So we are one week in and we are in love.  To be honest it still feels a bit surreal.  Almost two years of talking, planning, researching, learning, procrastinating, and our work has just begun.  But the feeling of owning something is pretty incredible.  We are motivated and full of ideas about what we want to do with this business.  To see something that has been just a vision come to life like this is incredibly exciting and energizing.  We are seriously pumped.   Be sure to follow us on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/yyzimports , Twitter https://twitter.com/ @yyzimports and Tumblr http://yyzimports.tumblr.com/ to check out our adventures.     Thank you to our friends, our friends of friends, and strangers who’ve taken the time to check out the...

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Launch!!

The time is finally here!  After a very long year and a half we are finally ready to do this.  It has been a long time coming, and we are so very thankful for the people who helped us to get here.  We hope that our friends and family (you know who you are!) understand how amazing we think they are.  They stood by us patiently, offering their love and support, and restraining from rolling their eyes every time we told them our launch was around the corner.  We literally could not have done this without them.  A particularly special thank you goes out to Dawn Laing ( http://loraxgirl.tumblr.com/ ) and Carmen Farrell ( http://blog.carmenfarrell.com/ ), who have taken a lot of photos for...

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