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Defying rules and challenging convention is something that Stanley Carroll has so often done in his career. If one were to look at any runway in most fashion weeks the average age of the models used to present the most recent collection, one will find the ages to be in the late teens or early 20. When Stanley started to scout for models to present his latest collection for Western Canada Fashion Week the mandate he started with is that models had to be from 45-80 years old.  It really was a bit about throwing the whole rule book out...

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As we are preparing for the upcoming seasons, we like so many others, can not help but reflect about what is happening in the world around us. The conclusion that we have come to with such such uncertain times is one of two things. One: if we don not learn our lessons from history we are doomed to repeat it, and secondly; that with such uncertainty, one can not help but look back in time with a certain amount of nostalgic fondness. Therefore our storyboard for the upcoming season is really a melange of some our of favorite fashion images over the...

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Stanley Carroll launches new collection at Western Canada Fashion Week on Saturday September 17, 2016.   The collection titled “ZE”   What is a Ze? “Ze and hir” are the most popular form of gender-free pronouns in the online genderqueer community. They are derived from the earlier “sie and hir,” which were considered too feminine/female-sounding as “sie” is German for “she” (among other things), and “hir” was a feminine pronoun in Middle English. … The line continues to explore the concept of blurring the lines of gender specific dressing. “We have been working on the concept of creating clothes that...

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photographer Grant Olson took some of our fall men's pieces to the outdoors for our latest campaign. the cardigan shirt with highrise suspender pant    the cardigan shirt is one of ,the,new shapes ,a combo of knit and woven facing and collar give a modern retro feel ,here wit faux suede jeans.   patchwork hoodie with reclaimed leather and dropped crotch knit pant    Ze is a popular gender neutral pronoun    always good with cozy sweaters here with pleated full drawstring pant    cashmere blend coat oversized and luxurious 

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