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#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - Vanessa Webster

#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - Vanessa Webster

Meet Vanessa. 

 

Vanessa is a social influencer currently residing in Toronto, Ontario. 

Things kicked off when her high school blog gained an audience as she shared her journey of coming out with her followers. 

...We met on Instagram...Really, we did. She has been inspiring us with her stories, her imagery and words for about 6 months. We had to pass her story on to you guys...

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The photography Vanessa produces has, and continues to...


#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - Kassia Meador

#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - Kassia Meador

Kassia Meador

California born and bred, Kassia Meador began surfing at age 14. By 17, she was a sponsored pro longboarder, traveling the world and competing in surf events globally. Known for her graceful surf style, Kassia was crowned the "queen of noseriding" by the New York Times. In 2011 she ranked 2nd on the WSL women's longboard tour.

Throughout her career, Kassia has been actively involved in designing products with her sponsors. In 2013 she left sponsored surfing to build an apparel brand by women for women emphasizing quality over quantity.


Why Arvin?

Why Arvin?

Hey everyone,

Dustin here. I’m the Managing Director and Co-Founder for Arvin. It’s good to meet you. I get asked a lot about why people should care about Arvin — it’s easy not to care about socks and underwear. And we get that — we take for granted how things get made, where they come from, and how they impact the world around us. So, a few words to answer the burning question: why Arvin?

The word sustainable gets thrown around a lot. Overused and almost always misused, it's lost...


#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - SHAYD JOHNSON

#FRIENDOFTHEPEOPLE - SHAYD JOHNSON

At Arvin we love to talk about our friends, these are the folks that inspire us, keep us on the right tracks, jump in when help is needed and are there when we need to spitball new ideas over a few beers. 

We want to introduce to you these people, our friends.

Let's start with Shayd. Shayd is a photographer, born and raised on the West coast of British Columbia. He is a beginner rock-climber, a novice snowboarder and a terrible surfer, but loves to send it. Shayd once...


Basic Goods for our Everyday Women

Basic Goods for our Everyday Women

Fit, fabric and feel were at the forefront of my mind when I started designing everyday basics for Arvin Women. She needed to feel comfortable & supported, no matter what she was doing.  I wanted to give her something she could feel comfortable in from working out, running errands, or lounging around at home. Not a bra you can’t wait to tear off and throw across the room the moment you walk through the door. 

The easy part of the design process was the fabric, thanks to our sustainable recycling process, I didn’t have to worry about...