Melissa, founder of Gotstyle prides her self on scouring the world for the best of the best to keep her clients happy. She carefully listens to their concerns and then delves deep into the market to find brands that will meet their needs.
Every season she does an audit on the brands that worked and those that didn’t and with that knowledge she brings in new brands to help strengthen our roster. This season is no different, For Spring 2015 we’re excited to announce the arrival of 6 incredible new brands that you’re going to love. From top tier world renowned heritage brands like Haspel and Kent & Curwen to home-grown talents like Krane and Kollar, these brands truly highlight the diversity of our portfolio and our commitment to always bringing you the best.
Founded in New Orleans in 1909, Haspel is the originator of the Seersucker suit and the official brand for former US presidents since Calvin Coolidge. Still owned by the Haspel family, the brand today has built on it’s iconic tradition in Summer Suits and expanded it’s roots in menswear to accessories and new products.
A true home-grown talent, Toronto native, Kollar Clothing, offers that coveted street-style aesthetic matched with a sophisticated edge. Each piece is made for the bold individual, to create a unique garment with details only a good eye can catch. Working with geometric shapes in unorthodox ways Kollar’s appeal truly lies within its simplicity. Simple rules and a basic set of folding maneuvers which lies in precision and discipline.
Kollar collections are proudly designed here in Toronto.
Since 1926, Kent & Curwen has been renowned for producing gentleman’s attire that combines sophisticated fabrics and impeccable tailoring with a modern twist. As a true heritage brand their pedigree expands a vast history. They are the official supplier of the rowing strip for the Oxford University Boat Club Crew, apparel sponsor for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, official Olympics uniform sponsor, and sponsor of major golf tournaments worldwide. They are also responsible for introducing the iconic cricket sweater — the traditional sweater in white or cream with its distinctive striped v-neck set a global trend, and was adopted by film stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood such as Cary Grant, Errol Flynn, Laurence Olivier, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and C Aubrey Smith, who were members of the famous “Hollywood Cricket Club”.
Krane is a remembrance of vintage uniforms with an ode to modern industrial design. Old-school leather techniques meet a new-school design attitude in pursuit of innovative garments and accessories. Graphic details evolve and transform classic silhouettes in making bold statements that acknowledge the thoughts and aspirations of today’s contemporary male.
Krane products are completely made in Canada. The Krane Man and Krane Bag lines are manufactured in factories in Toronto, with the hand-work done in house.
Make It Simple But Significant. At Nigel Hall our passion has always been to create a line of modern menswear that uses the best in design, luxury fabrics and expert manufacturing.