Canadian fashion and beauty brands are making a name for themselves in the industry.

Whether they are ethically-produced or revolutionizing the beauty market, local labels are on the come up and we are here for it!

There are so many great things that come along with shopping locally (and you are going to love them). It is one of the best ways to help small business rise and it also reduces fashion’s carbon footprint – looking good while saving the planet? Sign us up.

Here is another way to kickstart your new year. And if you haven’t yet already, it’s finally time to get into investing in local brands.

Mary Young

All new, all mesh 💥 Shop the Caden set online only #mymaryyoung

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Mary Young is an ethically-made lingerie and loungewear brand that “embraces the natural woman’s body.” The brand is all about empowering women to embrace their individuality and to set aside the industry’s definition of what it means to be sexy (girl power)! Their long-lasting garments are created with knits and elastics that encourages the appreciation of natural bodies.

STELLAR Beauty

Created by Indian-born and Canadian-raised Monika Deol, STELLAR beauty is emerging “economically” and “culturally“. This high-performance makeup brand delivers to almost all skin types and pays a great deal of attention to medium skin tones. If you have ever had troubles finding your shade at a drug store (the struggle can be very real) then head to your nearest Sephora for this STELLAR makeup line.

Pink Tartan

Back in 2002, Kimberley Newport-Mimran founded the womenswear brand Pink Tartan and since then her label has developed globally. The brand is known for its “understated luxury and sophisticated sportswear” which can be found at Hudson’s Bay Company and Holt Renfrew – totally worth it! Here is a fun fact about Kimberley Newport-Mimran, for all you fashion enthusiast who recognize her surname she is indeed married to Canadian fashion designer and entrepreneur Joseph (Joe) Mimran (now that is a fresh couple).

Lovefresh

A fresh citrus smell to brighten up your weekend. Happy Friday!

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If you are on the lookout for a fun and natural beauty product that will keep your skin glowing, then you have hit the jackpot with Lovefresh. This Toronto-based luxury line of beauty products was founded by Stacey Davis on the premise that using all-natural products has the ability to give you beautiful illuminating skin. Lovefresh cosmetics is formulated from local and global sources for the best ingredients. According to Lovefresh, this non-toxic line is a highly effective and offers an “easy luxury” experience.

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