Karen from British Columbia

Ivey Abitz from the Inside Out

March 5, 2008
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More than any of the compliments, though, it felt so good to wear, and instantly elevated my mood and reminded me of the transformative power of a well-conceived, beautifully handcrafted article of clothing that was literally made just for me. I was reminded of my powerful desire to both create and be surrounded by...

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Organic Farming – in Ivey Abitz

February 29, 2008
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The ivey abitz collection debuted right about when we moved from Alberta to a small mountain town in British Columbia, and the timing was perfect.

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The Birth of Discernment

February 27, 2008
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Something happens as you grow up. Cycles and trends become easy to predict, because we've finally lived through a few rounds of them and can see it all as a circle and not necessarily a linear progression. Trends are finally seen for what they are: gimmicks to promote impulsive spending... But there are...

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Fashion in minus 45 Farenheit

February 27, 2008
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It was refreshing to see everyone dress for warmth, comfort, safety and snow-proofing instead of mere vanity. Soon I became one of them, in order to have a hope of enduring the Calgary winter that sometimes dipped as low as -45 with the wind chill.

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Beverly Hills Fashion Primer

February 26, 2008
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When I lived in L.A., I always took it for granted that just about any article of clothing from every major designer was locally available and would probably be showing up on either a classmate or one of their mothers (I grew up in Beverly Hills).

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