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LUXURY MENSWEAR COLLECTION. CUSTOM TAILORING. KAMKYL URBAN ATELIER AND DESIGN STUDIO
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KAMKYL MENS COLLECTION WAS FOUNDED IN 2001 BY DOUGLAS MANDEL AND YVONNE MANDEL.  DOUGLAS MANDEL WAS A TRAINED TAILOR AND HAD PREVIOUSLY DESIGNED AND CONSULTED FOR COMPANIES SUCH AS HUGO BOSS AND DKNY.  YVONNE BROUGHT HER INTERIOR DESIGN, AND CREATIVE CONSULTING EXPERIENCE TO THE TABLE.

THE MANTRA FOR THE COLLECTION WAS LUXURY, MODERNITY AND FUNTIONALITY.  THE FOCUS WAS ON TRADITIONAL AND MODERN LUXURY FABRICATIONS, OFTEN COMBINING TECHINICAL FABRICS WITH TRADITIONAL FABRICS SUCH AS TWEEDS AND WOOLS.  EACH PIECE WAS DESIGNED TO BE PART OF THE COLLECTION YET ABLE TO STAND ON IT'S - AS ITS OWN IDENTITY.  MODERN YET TIMELESS.

KAMKYL WAS RECOGNIZED IN DESIGN PRESS INCLUDING; WALLPAPER MAGAZINE, COLLEZIONI, NUVO, WWD, FASHION DAILY, NATIONAL POST, GLOBE & MAIL, CITY, PLASIRES DE VIVRA, ELLE, STYLE MAGAZINE AND THE LONDON GAURDIAN NEWSPAPER.

THE COLLECTION WAS RECOGNIZED BY; GEN ART NEW YORK , MATINEE DESIGN AWARD, STYLE EXPORT AWARDS.  THE COLLECTION WAS CARRIED IN STORES SUCH AS; THE KAMKYL BOUTIQUE (MONTREAL & NEW YORK), HOLT RENFREW, TAKASHiMAYA (NEW YORK) AND THE LIBRARY (LONDON).