Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Wallpaper City Guide: VANCOUVER + LARK

Find LARK in Wallpaper City Guide.

Find more from the author Hadani Ditmars here.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Something New

It's been a while since I added the store photos last time....,  but we've recently made some changes around the store. (see more store photos in our Flicker.)  

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Christmas Window

*Holiday Hours*
Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm
Friday & Saturday 11am-8pm
Sunday 12-6
Christmas Eve 11-4
Christmas Day: Closed

Friday, December 12, 2008

Next Generation: Victorinox

Victorinox/ Swiss Army
"Reverence and respect for the natural world, historically authentic and balanced materials, and garments that are engineered to serve a function and fulfill a need are at the heart of the collection."

Wallpaper had an interview with Pierre-Henri Mattout (the new creative director of Victorinox). Read it here.
Pierre-Henri Mattout, the 34-year-old former lead designer for Dormeuil, a French fabric house-cum-luxury-tailored-clothing maker, (whose resumé also includes some names such as  Christian Dior and Christian Lacroix),  was appointed Creative Director of Swiss label Victorinox at the beginning of 2008, debuting his first collection, Spring Summer 2009.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Winter 2008

Now you can see Lark's winter look book in our Gallery/Editorial section on our main website.
Click HERE.

Special thanks to Amanda and Matt!

Lark's Holiday Favorite Gift Picks

Picks by Dane
1: Cowan Commando Jacket by Barbour($495. CAD) 
2: Thornproof Dressing by Barbour ($14. CAD)
3: Cashmere Sweater by LOVA ($385. CAD)
4: Neck Ties by Alexander Olch($145 - $215 CAD)
5: Leather Gloves by Barbour ($102. CAD)
6: Oxford Shoes by Zeha-Berlin($392. CAD)
7: Wax Leather Terra Bag by Barbour ($214. CAD)

Picks by Veronika
1: Zip Cardigan by Won Hundred ($446. CAD)
2: Mireio Dress by Malene Birger ($398. CAD)
3: Ice Top by Yoshi Kondo ($315. CAD)
4: Bronze Harp Crest Necklace by Pyrra ($174. CAD)
5: Swarovski Crystal Earrings by Tannis Hegan ($52. CAD)
6: Double Wrap Leather Belt by Tannis Hegan ($95. CAD)

Picks by Natsumi
1: Filomenia Dress by Malene Birger ($495. CAD)
2: Wooden Handled Bag by Tannis Hegan ($420. CAD)
3: Diamond Hat by Victor Osborne ($242. CAD)
4: Room Top by Yoshi Kondo ($273. CAD)
5: Violet Skirt by Yoshi Kondo ($334. CAD)
6: Wooden Bead Earrings ($60. CAD)

Picks by Nicole
1: Merino Cardigan by Le Mont saint Michel ($350. CAD)
2: Scarf by Leigh Austin ($140. CAD)
3: Oxford Shoes by Zeha-Berlin ($392. CAD)
4: Double Wrap Leather Belt by Tannis Hegan ($95. CAD)
5: High Kai Rinsed Jeans by Nudie ($199. CAD)
6: Ladies Newmarket by Barbour ($414. CAD)
Picks by Kinga
1: Cotton Dress by Le Mont Saint Michel ($355. CAD)
2: Scarf by Syvia Poon for Lark ($196. CAD)
3: Jack Shirt by Yoshi Kondo ($315. CAD)
4: Recycled Vintage Fur Earmuffs by Tannis Hegan ($140. CAD)
5: Classic Bedale Jacket by Barbour ($414. CAD)

Favorite Picks for Him
1: Hand Knit Ties/ Bow Ties by Alexander Olch ($165- $215. CAD)
2: Scarf by Syvia Poon for Lark ($196. CAD)
3: Brown Half Boot by Zeha- Berlin ($440. CAD)
4: Wax leather Briefcase by Barbour ($238.CAD)
5: Antique Tie Clips/ Pins selected by Lark ($35- $45. CAD)
6: Shirts by Lova ($202. CAD)
7: Roland Hat by Victor Osborne ($275. CAD)
8: Grey Jeans by Lova ($216. CAD)

Favorite Picks Under $100
1: Laundress
(Whites Detergent $22./ Stain Solution $16./ Fabric fresh $16./ Wash & Stain Bar $19. CAD)
2:  Tartan Wool & Cashmere Scarves by Barbour ($90. CAD)
3: Limited edition T- Shirts exclusive for Lark by Government/ Dadabase ($65- $75)
4:  Modern Alchemy Candles by D.L. & Co. ($55. CAD)
5: Stripe Cotton Shirts by Saint James ($75- $88. CAD)
6: Swarovski Crystal Earrings by Tannis Hegan ($48- $52. CAD)
7: LARK 72% Dark Chocolate ($3. CAD)

Tannis Hegan Recycled Vintage Fur Earmuffs (SOLD OUT)

Recycled vintage fur earmuffs. ($140. CAD) SOLD OUT
Hand made in Canada by Tannis Hegan. 

Barbour Chunky Cardigan (SOLD OUT)

Brown Chunky Cardigan by Barbour (100% wool) $ 228. CAD (SOLD OUT)
Neck Tie by Alexander Olch
Shirt by Lova

Won Hundred (Men's New Arrival)

Spot Coat. Black treated cotton. ($565. CAD)
White jeans by Nudie (Slim Jim $199 CAD)
Black oxford shoes by Zeha- Berlin ($392 CAD)

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Won Hundred (Women's New Arrival)

Collier Double sided Zip Cardigan 100% Wool. ($446. CAD)

Sunday, December 7, 2008

How to Use Barbour Thornproof Dressing

IMG_4251 by you.
What you need: 
  • a bowl of ice water
  • a sponge
  • a tin of Barbour Wax (pictured above)
  • a pot of hot water to boil the wax tin in
  • a old cotton t-shirt
  • a hair dryer
Step 1
Clean the jacket. Put the jacket on a work table, and using a bowl of ice water and a sponge, wipe down the outside of the jacket. The ice water keeps the wax on the jacket hardened and helps the sponge separate the dirt out. (Don’t use soap of any kind. Don’t put the jacket in the washing machine. I'm told that would remove the wax coating permanently.)

Step 2
Open the tin of wax and boil it in a pot of water over a stove, until the wax is melted.

Step 3
Using an old cotton t-shirt, work the melted wax onto the jacket, paying particular care to the seams, pockets and edges. (This is the part that’s harder in winter because the wax keeps solidifying on you). Ideally you should keep the wax tin in the hot water while working in order to keep the wax melted.

Step 4
Once you have re-waxed all the surface, hang the jacket up and use the blow dryer to re-melt the wax on the jacket and give it an even finish. This also gives the jacket a nice shiny fresh look.
Hang the jacket and allow it dry overnight undisturbed.
Please be aware the jacket will bleed excess wax for a short while after being re-waxed.

(Link for this post: Click HERE.)

Barbour Thornproof Dressing: $14 CAD.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Tannis Hegan Leather Belt (brown)

More new arrivals from Tannis Hegan!
Leather Double Wrap Belt in brown $95 CAD. Hand made in Canada.