Vancouver shop notes: Blanket statement

Aw by Andrea Wong
Aw by Andrea Wong
Photography by Carlo Mendoza (styling by Breanna Gow for judyinc.com)

Breaking away from a decade of designing for the fast-fashion industry, Vancouverite Andrea Wong has launched her own handmade accessories line, Aw by Andrea Wong (awbyandreawong.com). “It pairs my two passions—sourcing vintage and creating things with my hands,” she says. Bag one of her bright blanket totes, crafted from reclaimed serapes and leather belts, for the beach (shown, $165 each, at One of A Few, 354 Water St., 604-605-0685, oneofafew.com, and Much & Little, 2541 Main St., 604-709-9034, muchandlittle.com).