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Our unique Spirit Bear sweater will keep you cozy for life

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By now you're likely familiar with the local company, Granted Sweater Co. Founded in 1978, this multi-generational family business produces Canadian heritage sweaters loosely based on vintage Mary Maxim sweaters, hand knitted by selected skilled artisans in Vancouver. Each of their unique, high quality garments takes anywhere from 20-25 hours to make, and will literally provide you with a lifetime of coziness. The style of sweater they make was deeply rooted in European knitting history long before it became an iconic item in Canadian fashion culture. Settlers taught and passed down their Intarsia knitting style to the local communities in Canada, and variations of...

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FREE pins with every order in April

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Did you hear that we're now printing all of our t-shirts in East Van, and that we offer a PICK UP option to save you money on shipping? Choose that shipping option when you're checking out if you want to pick up your order from Clark Drive, near the East Van cross. As part of our promotion to get the word out we're now offering free pins in every order. You'll get one of the MADE IN EAST VAN pins shown above, as well as a couple randomly picked from the selection below.

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All of our t-shirts are now printed in and shipped from East Van

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Thoughts on Luv-A-Fair nightclub, from the guy who designed its 1975 logo

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Have you seen our Luv-A-Fair nightclub t-shirt? The place was a Seymour Street institution starting in the 1970s. Initially a gay disco, it transitioned into a new wave and punk haven in the 80s.  It was described by MuchMusic’s Kim Clark Champniss as “a giant warehouse at the intersection where the red light and gay districts met”, and if you ever went you likely have fond memories of the place. Sadly, it closed down in 2003 to make way for a condo development. We wanted to keep the spirit of the place alive, and ended up collaborating on our t-shirt release with the...

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