The active, outdoor lifestyle of the Pacific Northwest is reflected in the work of many of the more than 200 apparel firms with design operations here. The industry features globally recognized brands in technical apparel (Arc’teryx) and athleisure (Lululemon), a strong contingent of women’s wear firms, footwear companies and more.
/ More than 200 apparel firms
with design operations in Metro Vancouver
/ Specialized training programs
deliver “ready to work” talent
/ Export over $137 million
of apparel and textiles annually