Jillian Zdunich is the talented designer behind one of Vancouver's new labels, Mortar and Pestle Apparel. Recently showcased at Vancouver Fashion Week, the line offers classic pieces that are functional and versatile with quality craftsmanship.
Zdunich grew up "...creating clothes for Barbie dolls and watching Fashion Television," all while dreaming of becoming a fashion designer. In university the focus was on Primate Studies and Anthropology which were interests, but not passions. After working a string of corporate jobs in the business and finance sector, her true passion was finally realized on 2009 with a move to Vancouver where she entered Blanche Macdonald's Fashion Design program. Upon graduation a year later, the brave decision was made to develop her own label.
Mortar and Pestle's aesthetic is "classic, feminine, simple and understated." The clothes are comfortable and easy to wear - designed to complement a... read more
For jewellery designer Valerie Gobert, the process of inspiration and creation is, "A love story...A true act of Joy and Celebration." It is a passion that has lasted for 15 years and one that meshes... read more
Alex Yu knows the importance of practical, ready to wear clothing. "If food is not edible, it's not food. Same goes for fashion, if you can't wear it, it's not fashion." The Taiwanese born, Canadian r... read more
Carla Stef has come a long way from the shy, young girl who loved to spend time alone filling every spare writing table with fashion drawings. Years of working a wide range of jobs in the retail indus... read more
Wanny Tang's career has been a series of beautiful transitions. The designer transitioned from a child with a love of sewing and embroidery to a graduate with a degree in Clothing & Textiles. From the... read more
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