Thursday, March 17, 2011

Studio Update: Suzuki Garden State


Did you know that yesterday we posted our 500th post?! Also, that today is St. Patrick's Day! How very exciting. Also exciting, and more related to the topic of my post, is the fact that David Suzuki, the amazing environmentalist, is turning 75! Not until the 24th, but happy birthday in advance!

Here at Smoking Lily we like to honor outstanding Canadians, so in celebration of Mr. Suzuki's birthday, we've made a special edition David Suzuki Garden State Dress. They cost $123, and75% of that will be donated to the David Suzuki Foundation. This is a non-profit organization based out of Vancouver that focuses on issues relating to oceans and sustainable fishing, climate change, clean energy and sustainability.





Our lovely, pregnant, Stephanie was also kind enough to model this awesome dress for us. She asked me to point out that it is perfect for being pregnant in. She also stipulates that it will be quite good for breastfeeding as well. For those of us who are not pregnant, please note that this dress will look hot on you as well and that just because you are not busy creating life doesn't mean you shouldn't wear one, too.




Thank you David Suzuki for allowing us to silkscreen your face all over our dresses. Also for all of the great things you have done, are doing, and will go on to do. Happy 75th!

8 comments:

Heather said...

Awesome!

Mia said...

This is fabulous! Do you know if there will be a t-shirt? I have a man in my life who would love to declare his love for Mr. Suzuki, but doesn't like dresses.

Smoking Lily Vancouver said...

Mr. Suzuki kindly agreed to us using his image on the dresses for this particular fundraiser. We are currently talking with his foundation about continuing to use the silk-screens on other garments (such as T-shirts) and donating a percentage of those sales to the foundation as well. We'll keep you posted!

Anonymous said...

I love this dress and the print...but wondering if there will be other prints in this gorgeous teal colour?

Smoking Lily said...

Hi Anonymous,
Just David, right now. I managed to only snag one roll of this delicious colour. The company says more is on the way, I will keep my eye out.
Happy Spring
Trish

kingkabuz said...

Great print. I like the design a lot, I wonder if you'll be able to get David into that?! :)

selinayoung said...

How can I buy one of these gems? I was just on your site and couldn't see it there. What a fabulous collaboration!! Thank you!

Smoking Lily said...

Hi Selina! We don't have enough of them to put them up for sale on the website, sadly, but please feel free to give us a call at one of our shops: 604.873.5459 (Van); 250.382.5459 (Vic#1); 250.590.5451 (Vic#2). If you're from out of town, I'm sure our lovely mail order gals, Rachel and Renée, would be happy to help you out, too! sales@smokinglily.com

@kingkabuz, Ha! I would love to see that...hee hee...

Erin (Smoking Lily Vancouver)