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Mavi Denim

Mavi Jeans   Mavi is the Turkish word for blue. It was started in 1991 by Sait Akarlilar, his daughter Elif and his son Ersin. It's been the biggest jeans brand in Turkey since 1996. Now the company is now a global name, with distribution in the U.S., Canada, much of...

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34 Heritage

The History of 34 Heritage   In 1952 a 12-year-old Sait Akarlilar apprenticed at a garnet shop in Istanbul, Turkey. The shop was located at house number 34 in the back streets of the old city. Seven years later he owned the shop. From that point on the number 34 has...

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Parker Smith Jeans

Getting to Know Parker Smith   In 2014, CEO Mary Ellen Moschetti founded Parker Smith. A denim enthusiast, Mary Ellen created the line after experiencing and hearing too many complaints from women about struggling to find the right fit. She developed the line for...

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espy in Avenue Magazine

Check out Avenue Magazine's latest feature on espy:   28 Blankets This cozy shop is filled with fibre goods that you can wear or decorate your home with. Look for plaid blankets from The Tartan Blanket Co. in Scotland, alpaca mittens, woven rugs, handwoven baskets and...

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#Canada150: Celebrating Canadian Design Pt. 2

Continuing to celebrate Canadian designers...   This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. In recent years, our country has seen the emergence of a grassroots movement towards buying more locally-made products. High outsourcing costs, the state of...

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Stampede Must Have Style

espy Stampede Style July 7th marks the 105th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. It's time to step up your Stampede style game! The espy stylists have put together all the looks to make this your most fashionable Stampede yet.   Our Stampede inspiration for you...  ...

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#Canada150: Celebrating Canadian Design

This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. In recent years, our country has seen the emergence of a grassroots movement towards buying more locally-made products. High outsourcing costs, the state of the economy, and strength of the dollar have all...

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espy Annual Denim BOGO

It's back! The annual espy Buy One, Get One FREE sale runs from June 17th-30th on select Spring '17 denim. Here's the deal: when you buy one pair of select denim styles you get a pair of equal or lesser value FREE. Does the man in your life need new jeans? With the...

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