Toronto’s WES MiSENER‘s entire Spring/Summer 2013 collection is for the minimalist, masculine rebel. In addition to his strong, brooding aesthetic, the entire season will be sustainable and vegan – using textiles like recycled poly and organic cotton. Designer, Wes, spent 4 years working as a fashion model in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Athens and Milan and later became a self-taught menswear designer.

I asked MiSENER about his latest collection:
My vision for the S/S 2013 collection was to bring strong and cool silhouettes for the guys with a limited colour palette, we have expanded from Black to now introducing Navy Blue.

The collection has elements of military, utility and biker shapes but I have explored my own interests by making the pieces minimal and modern. Pieces are de-constructed with 100% natural shoulder lines (no shoulder pads) and we have used Swiss manufactured Riri zippers for all the pieces.

The use of Certified Organic Cotton and Recycled textiles I feel is progressive for designer fashion, but I would also like to add [that] these Organic and Recycled textiles are excellent quality!! Making my collection in Toronto is high cost, but the trad- off is I get to ensure that the all garments are top quality and to my specifications!