Cool Hunter: Criterion Collections

Patterns from textile trades never go out of style.

Photography by Peter Markiw

Above:  The paisley scarf by Spun Scarves adds splashes of colour to your wardrobe while paying tribute to a classic pattern. It’s $62 at red ribbon. (12505 102 Ave., 780-454-4336)

Above: These Burberry rubber boots will make you the most fashionable person playing in the rain, but at $235, you might feel guilty  about it. Available at Holt Renfrew. (10180 101 St., 780-425-5300)

Above: Designed by 29 Armstrong in collaboration with Jacob Alexander Chair Company,  the solid wood framed Alice throne is made with Maharam upholstery fabric, brass tacks and leather trim. It’s $2,925 at 29 Armstrong. (10129 104 St., 780-758-4940)

Above: You can’t go wrong with this cheery, 100-per-cent cotton polka dot dress by Jackpot unless, of course, you wear it to a funeral. It’s $129 at Avenue Clothing. (10344 82 Ave., 780-433-8532)

Above: A proud Scot can find his family’s tartan at Scottish Imports. Designed by Ingles Buchan with 100-per-cent wool, Thompson, MacDonald and Shepherd tartan ties are $30. (10630 124 St., 780-433-6889)

Above: A Burberry handbag is a staple piece for the luxury shopper. It’s $550 at Holt Renfrew. (10180 101 St., 780-425-5300)

Above: The houndstooth  accent cushion by Van Gogh Designs is reminiscent of something you might find in Sherlock Homes’ living room. You can track it down for $81 at Henry’s Purveyor of Fine Things. (12222 Jasper Ave., 780-454-6660)

Above: Where else but from Scottish Imports could you find  a plaid flask, which could make for a great accessory at a highland dance party. The six-ounce stainless steel flask by Bulloch Cowell & Co. is $18. (10630 124 St., 780-433-6889)

Above: This corset-shaped chest by Colette Les Parisiennes also has a small compartment on top of the drawers. It’s $2,650 at CosaFina. (10508 109 St., 780-428-1415)

Above: If there’s one company you can trust with manufacturing distinctive, adjustable-length suspenders, it’s the Suspender Factory of San Francisco. Get them for $15 at Scottish Imports. (10630 124 St., 780-433-6889)

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