Journal
Dialogue: EKS.REI
In an art world largely lacking emotion, characterized by the dominance of corporate artists and postmodern intellectualism over raw human expression, EKS.REI delves back into the human psyche, pulling at personal strings to evoke a deeper common humanity.
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HAVEN SS22 SOLOTEX® Tropical Wool Range
This season we also introduce a lightweight Tropical Wool blend from advanced Japanese fabric specialist Solotex®. This ingenious fabric combines a specially engineered spring-shaped polyester fibre with a luxurious long-staple worsted wool. Merging the best of old and new technologies, this imbues the fabric with several advantages over typical non-composite fabrics, while retaining the timeless appearance of a premium wool suiting fabric.
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Field Notes: HAVEN Fall/Winter 2022 Tokyo Exhibition
Our team recently traveled to Tokyo for a special exhibition of our upcoming FW22 collection. Open to a select group of buyers, press, friends, and family, the Shibuya showroom offered a glimpse at our exciting developments next season including GORE-TEX 3L, INFINIUM, WINDSTOPPER, Loro Piana, PrimaLoft™, Polartec®, Canadian handknit sweaters and much more.
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HAVEN SS22 COOLMAX® Range
For Spring/Summer we focus on three COOLMAX® enabled fabrics that each offer unique benefits for daily wear. One of the lightest fabrics in this season collection, COOLMAX® cotton poly ripstop weave is perfect for a sweltering summer month. The nearly translucent weave offers immense breathability and next to skin comfort, while the ripstop weave provides durability and a unique textural handfeel.
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HAVEN SS22 Schoeller® Dryskin Range
This season we redeploy one of our favorite and most versatile fabrics — Schoeller® Dryskin, applying it to a range of outdoor inspired garments and accessories. Manufactured in Switzerland, Dryskin is a highly-functional fabric with a unique and luxurious appearance and feel.
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Editorial
Spring/Summer 2022 Editorial
After a wet and cold winter, spring and summer is welcomed with warmer days, more sunshine and less precipitation. Facing these shoulder seasons and their transitional weather patterns, we require garments that still offer protection from cooler nights and light rain, without getting too hot and uncomfortable during when the sun comes out.
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Process: Spring/Summer 2022
Vancouver’s proximity to the Pacific ocean, coastal mountains and temperate rainforest create a diverse and challenging set of weather conditions specific to our region. We feel that the right garments can be used as tools to help us explore and enjoy our environment more comfortably and for longer periods.
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HAVEN SS22 GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ Range
GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ represents an exciting new direction for the renowned fabric innovator. Marked with a White Diamond label, INFINIUM™ garments are more breathable, lighter and softer than their Black Diamond counterparts. Optimized for dryer conditions, INFINIUM™ is totally effective in blocking wind and offers practical water-repellency, making the garments ideal for the urban environment.
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HAVEN SS22 GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ Collection
Spring/Summer 2022 marks the introduction of HAVEN's ongoing partnership with GORE-TEX. Established in 1969, W. L Gore Company, known as the developer of waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX fabrics has redefined and revolutionized performance apparel.
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