Brenda Laine works from her studio home in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.
Trained in tailoring, she began her fashion career in the 1990’s, designing and constructing artistic women’s coats, exhibiting in fashion shows in Canada and the United States. She also collaborated with a celebrated First Nations’ artist to create a collection of ‘native art appliqué coats and suits for exhibition.
In 2009, Brenda Laine expanded her label to create a line of sustainable knitwear garments which she sold in select boutiques across Canada. She brings her tailoring expertise to her designs, giving a sophisticated form to the jersey and knit garments. She continues to refine and add to the line, growing with her clientele, supplying garments to help them feel comfortable and supported in all facets of their lives.
Brenda Laine's clothing is for an individual who wants to be comfortable in themselves. Her line is feminine yet strong, and playful while sophisticated.
Brenda Laine garments are made of blends of Bamboo, Hemp, Organic Cotton, Merino Wool and Linen. All fabrics are made by environmentally conscious manufacturers and certified produced without harmful substances. All fabrics are machine washable, and can be dried in a warm dryer with minimal shrinkage.
Brenda Laine works with a small and expert manufacturing team in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, who cut and sew all garments.