Diane Kennedy: Proudly Local

Published Apr 11 2019 in

Industrial sewing machine close up

Every aspect of our design, production and garment manufacturing occurs in Canada. Our factories are all local to us, one is literally within waving distance of our Vancouver office. Making the decision to keep our labour here means that we can personally monitor all our production.  This is something that's very important to us as well as the knowledge that no one will ever be exploited while making our clothing. 

Garment Factory in Vancouver BC

Vancouver prides itself on being an eco-friendly city and it gives us great pride to be able to contribute to that mission. On top of that, we can happily say that Diane Kennedy reflects quality in both finished product and the employment standards that Canada is known for. Simply put, our ethical manufacturing methods and uncompromising quality make Diane Kennedy an easy choice for those of us who are concerned about our community and our planet.

Close up of sewing machine at a Vancouver BC garment factory

Close up of sewing machine at a Vancouver garment factory

One of the best things about the Diane Kennedy clothing line has got to be our beautiful soft Bamboo fabric. We are proud to say we source about 85% of our fabric from a Montreal-based textile mill. That's right, our fabric is made right here in Canada too.

Close up of the label on a Diane Kennedy garment

We do our very best to match the high quality of our fabric and garments with excellent customer service. We are well aware that without happy customers nothing else really matters. We encourage our customers to call us any time they have questions about sizing, colours, fit and anything else they may want to know. When you call the Diane Kennedy office the phone is answered by a real person who wants to help. We want to hear from you and are very interested in hearing your ideas and opinions. Really!

We are also happy to welcome customers into our studio for private shopping appointments Monday to Friday between 10 am and 4 pm. Give us a call or drop us a line if you are interested in making an appointment for a private shopping experience.

If you are in the Vancouver area this Friday and Saturday we would love to see you at our Studio Shop! There is no need for an appointment on our shopping weekends. 

Join us this Fri, Apr 12, 2pm-7pm and Sat, Apr 13, 11am-5pm 
@ 1635 Powell St. Vancouver, BC (Free parking is available)