Cassandra Elizabeth, A Wellness Boutique

Manufacturing in Canada

Manufacturing in Canada

“ Manufacturing in Canada is soo Expensive.”

Yupp. It is insane how expensive it is to manufacture in Canada, compared to other countries. I choose to manufacture here in Toronto, because I can see how everything is being made. I can drop into the factories and see how employees are treated, and what the working conditions are. This is important to me, and therefore, I need to use a factory near by.

HOWEVER, if I had the funds to travel outside of Canada to use manufacturers overseas or even in the states, I absolutely would. The only reason I have...


Challenges and Perks

Challenges and Perks

"I have done everything from hand sewing the garments myself, to using home sewers, to manufacturing. Each one has had its own set of challenges and perks."

Did you go to school for this?
One of the most common questions people ask me. The answer is yes, I did study Fashion Design in college. The perks to being able to sew and draft patterns is that, I could do it myself. This comes in handy when dealing with sewers and manufacturers. A lot of them will assume you don't know what they're talking about, and this can easily lead to them taking advantage...


Cassandra Elizabeth, A Wellness Boutique

Cassandra Elizabeth, A Wellness Boutique

The truth behind opening a brick and mortar.