By now, we’ve all heard of the term athleisure, which refers to the merging of athletic and leisure wear. (Ahem, it’s likely what you’ve been wearing throughout the entire COVID-19 pandemic.) But have you heard of “ath-luxury”? The Canadian clothing brand Olive + Splash aims to mix athleisure pieces with a touch of luxury that comes from the brand’s chosen textile: bamboo. We caught up with Melanie Wong, the owner of the brand, to learn more: Q: For those who aren’t familiar, what is Olive + Splash? A: Olive + Splash is a Canadian-made ath-luxury brand that focuses on bamboo apparel for those who prioritize comfort and versatility. Our threads are proudly handcrafted from the finest bamboo material and detailed...
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Face masks are mandatory inside public places and an important ‘piece of the puzzle’ when it comes to preventing the spread along with hygiene, social distancing, proper ventilation, isolation and limiting gathering sizes. They can be uncomfortable, unattractive and inconvenient, but they don’t have to be.are a wide variety of Canadian-made mask options available that meet Public Health recommendations, fit comfortably around your face and ears and look great and fashionable at the same time. Oh, and don’t forget to leave an extra 1 or 2 in the car in case you forget yours at home. What to consider when looking for a face mask Best masks available in Canada Best masks made in Canada How to make your own...
Melanie Wong Designs Bamboo Cotton Face Masks to Help Stop COVID-19 Kalina Nedelcheva — April 20, 2020 — Business References: stcatharinesstandard & oliveandsplash Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Local Toronto designer Melanie Wong has organized a drive-thru face mask shop that allows individuals to pick up protective gear in the safest manner possible. Melanie Wong has repurposed her warehouse to do so.The face mask shop initiative is launched as a response to the growing worry about the COVID-19 pandemic and the shortage of various medical supplies—ventilators, hand sanitizers, and face masks being on top of that list. Melanie Wong created the masks out of bamboo cotton which is an antibacterial fabric, temperature regulatory, hypoallergenic, UV-resistant, and natural. Available in two sizes...
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Olive + Splash
Designer Melanie Wong has adopted a very clever approach for distributing the masks she is making for consumers as part of her fashion brand Olive + Splash. Wong has created face masks from bamboo cotton, which is antibacterial and hypoallergenic, and customers can pick up their purchases via a ‘drive-through experience’ at the brand’s warehouse in Ontario to ensure safety. The masks are available in seven colours and two sizes for adults and children with adjustable loop ends.
The masks are available as singles or in a pack of three, with prices starting at $20. Get yours here.
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