Coastal Fusion

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Halibut on tank top- also available on hoodie

Born and raised on Haida Gwaii, cheapest local printmaking artist Kostan Lagace has just developed a line of men’s and ladies clothing which we are proud to feature at Homework.

Available on tank tops, remedy hoodies, long and short sleeved tees and in a variety of designs.

A fusion of Kostan’s original art and Haida form they really do ‘express the beauty and vitality of life on the North Coast’.

Hope you have a chance to explore them!

Crab on V-neck tee-shirt

 

Reduce, Re-use, Re-LOVE????

Monday, September 26th, 2011

We are all becoming more and more aware of our footprint these days. So we are happy to announce some great new Canadian lines that are keeping us conscious. Oh and did we mention that they are fashionable and gorgeous too?

Pre-Loved is a lovely clothing line out of Toronto that works with vintage wool to make new sweaters, this bags, ed mittens and cowl scarves. Each piece is one-of-a-kind  and unique.

Gorgeous AND warm AND re-cycled? Definately love!

L.Carr Designs creates unique jewellery pieces from vintage sterling silver wares such as pot lids, serving trays and candy mostly dating back to the early 1900’s. All of the necklaces and earrings are made from recycled sterling silver and all pieces include information about it’s former life on the tag.

Re-worked Vintage Dresses! Each one like a snowflake- totally unique! All dresses have been re-worked from vintage styles and fabrics. Take home a piece of the past that is ready for the future!

Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

What with summer suddenly returning to the Northwest Coast (NOT that anyone is complaining!!!!!) we can’t help but mention some of our newest lines that can help you cozy up to these last gorgeous days- and nights outside enjoying the stars!

Free People top

Our latest obsession is the gorgeous line out of New York- Free People- unique, recipe eclectic and always stunning!!!!! We just can’t get enough of it- their sweaters are out of this world!!!!

Free People Cozy Fringe Sweater

Free People Top

 

And now that we are slowly making our way back into the swing of things-

 

 

like appointments and meetings and class schedules- it might be time to consider a gorgeous new watch from La Mer. Beautiful timepieces out of L.A.- they keep the time in fabulous style!!!!

Gorgeous watches from La Mer

And of course what boho look would be complete without slouchy boots to set it off? We’re happy to help with some stunning boots in our expanded shoe shop! All leather Chinese Laundry boots just in- roll them over the knee or wear them loose and slouchy. They look amazing with skinny jeans and dresses- and of course all the new fabulous fall sweaters!

Leather Boots from Chinese Laundry

Singin’ (and dancing!) in the Rain

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The weather may be wet- but that doesn’t mean that you have to be!!!!

We  are stocking up on some great wet weather gear- starting with your feet!

Hunter Boots- Lots of Colours!

Hunter has been making rain boots for 150 years. Each pair is made from natural rubber of 28 parts. They are built on an orthopaedic last which ensures foot support, what is ed comfort and a great fit. Hunter boots can put in a hard day’s work and then keep you going through the rest of the night- without sacrificing comfort OR style.  Compliment your boots with the removeable wellie sock-  made of fleece to keep your feet cosy and give you a snug fit- lots of fall colours and styles!

New this season Hunter has introduced the short wellie sock- for the shorter boots too!

 

Hunter Short boot

 

New in store- Native Shoes.  Designed by a young Vancouver guy who was looking for a STYLISH shoe that he could wear while walking the dog in wet coastal weather. They are also great for garden, beach, rainy days and on the street! Native shoes are waterproof, anti-microbial, animal free, shock absorbant, odor resistant, and washable!!!!

What more could you want in a shoe? How about a pair for everyone in the family? We have them in men’s and ladies AND children’s sizes- adorable and dry- you might even want to wear them on sunny days!

 

Kid's sizes too! waterproof, anti-microbial, shock absorbant!

 

 

 

 

 

Havaiana's Flip-Flops

 

 

For those of you heading to more tropical climates- or for kicking around town- we are proud to be carrying Havaiana’s flip flops. The classic flip flop from brazil, they come in amazing patterns and colours and feature great construction with an anti-microbial cushioning rubber bottom. You can dress them up or down- walking through puddles or on beaches?- that choice is up to you!

 

Fashion Smash!!!!!!

Friday, March 11th, 2011

It may not always seem like it outside, what is ed but Spring is arriving- inside at least! Homework has lots of new fashion arriving daily.

A new line from Spain- smash!

This season you can look forward to our expanded shoe selection, lots of new and great lines we have not offered before (from BC designers, from Spain, from LA), as well as our tried and true lines that we always look forward to EVERY season- like Dex, Lole and Gentle Fawn to name a few, and MORE size selection. There’s a lot going on!!!!!

 

The newest line to come in the door this week is from Spain- called Smash! has been causing quite a stir! Spanish designers are known for bright colours, and creative use of pattern and texture. Bright, beautiful clothing to take you into the brighter sunnier seasons ahead!

Smash! Skirt

Smash! dress

Smash! dress

Sterling Silver Jewellery

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Leaf earring- sterling silver

Black Pearl Earring- Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl

We have some gorgeous new pieces in- just in time for gift giving- or your wish list!

Starfish Pendant- Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia