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Yasmine Talks Shop: March 2021

In the last few months, we've worked on really special one-off collections. It has been so much fun, but when it came to designing the collection that would launch at the same time as our 15th anniversary, I wanted to go back to basics. Since the beginning of our Mini Monthly Collections launched last March, I wanted to find a way to showcase our classics line. Our basics or classics line has always been really important to Lustre's values as it's the best way to build a sustainable wardrobe. Not only are they tried and tested, but they are also often the first pieces that people buy. (Think building blocks of a sustainable wardrobe.) Now basic doesn't mean boring.  A...

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Yasmine Talks Shop: February 2021 Edition

One of the items on our Lustre Projects list this year was utilizing some of our “double deadstock” fabric. (Double deadstock: the deadstock fabric we have had sitting in our atelier long enough that it has essentially become deadstock for us on top of its original deadstock designation.) Some of you know how much I love searching for treasures in Montreal fabric warehouses--finding beautiful vintage deadstock fabrics--but after 15 years, we now have a studio full of fabric. Some are small amounts leftover from designs we made 10 years ago, while others are rolls we purchased and sampled with but never went into production. All that to say, one of my goals is to include at least one garment made...

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