Muses: Claudia Dey and Heidi Sopinka

Posted on November 25 2013

 I first met Claudia and Heidi in my first store on Ossington Avenue in Toronto, and they were instant favorites. They were both on mat leave and walking around with their new babies, so chill, and so cool. We bonded immediately. When I moved my store from Ossington, these two ladies were the ones I missed most—they truly brightened each day when they came by.

Both are successful writers and creators, and have launched the stunning line Horses Atelier, which is made for every woman I know. Seriously. They have you covered. Well done, my friends. xo


Who are you and what do you do?

Claudia Dey and Heidi Sopinka, co-designers of Horses Atelier.


What are you currently working on (if you can share)?

Fall-Winter 2014.


Which style icons speak to you the most?

Patti Smith, David Bowie, Cleopatra, Bianca Jagger, any androgynous shape shifter with an excess of sprezzatura.


Which item in your wardrobe are you head over heels for?

A pair of black Woman by Common Projects' boots and a fur hat from Moscow.


What current trend do you love, and what current trend do you hate?

Love: Oversize

Hate: Undersize


Best place you've ever traveled to?

A surf town outside of Tokyo and an unnamed Scottish Island


What was the last album you listened to?

AroarA's In the Pines


Current fabric you're crushing on?

A wool weave so fine and light it is almost mesh 


Most treasured vintage or consignment find?

Electric blue leather pants and a Victorian mourning jacket


Online contact with C & H

Twitter, Instagram: @horsesatelier

Facebook: Horses Atelier

Pinterest: Horses Atelier


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