National Treasures Image by: Geoffrey Ross
You can tell a lot about a woman by what she carries in her bag. Natural lip balm says she cares about the environment, a notebook is a sign she's always prepared and spare accessories show she's sartorially savvy.
If you think Canadian style is just plaid flannel shirts and shapeless puffy outerwear, think again. Our country is brimming with unique modern beauty brands and fashion designers. Discover the homegrown names and labels, like those shown here, that continually elevate our national profile—both here and abroad.
Downtown tote, $218, roots.com.
The water bottle
Hudson's Bay Co. Bkr water bottle, $45, thebay.com.
Wilfred scarf, $55, aritzia.com.
Hudson watch with leather strap, $360, tensewatch.ca.
Brushstroke journal, $24, indigo.ca.
Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Lip Quench in Hibiscus Pink, $14, rockymountainsoap.com.
Sterling-silver twisted stacker rings, $20 each, foeanddear.com.
Jenny Bird x Indigo Sora bracelet, $68, indigo.ca.
Quo Matte Bronzer, $19, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
Nouel sunglasses, $135, bonlook.com.
Kelly wallet, $108, roots.com.