Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Streetstyle: Dan Yurkiw

  • Print

People’s body types are all different, so investing in a good tailor can make your clothing appear polished and well structured. According to StreetStyle candidate Dan Yurkiw, a tailor is his clothing’s best friend. He needs to get larger sizes to compensate for his height, then gets them altered to be slimming. Yurkiw was spotted passing through the Village to pick up some groceries before heading home after work.

What he wore…

Suit and shirt — "It’s a local company from Winnipeg called eph Apparel, where they do custom suits and orders for you."

Tie — "The tie is Hudson Room, which is The Bay’s signature brand, I think."

Laptop bag — "It’s from U.N. luggage and it’s a knomo."

Belt — "Allen Edmonds from Victorio Rossi on Corydon."

Watch — "Gold Brick Jewellers at Garden City Shopping Centre."

Shoes — Aldo

Garment and recycled bags — "Dollarwise keeps my shirts pressed and clean, and this bag is from Urban Waves — it’s made out of recycled billboard materials. I used to work in marketing, so it was a little marketing influence to tie into my wardrobe," says Yurkiw with a laugh.

Fashion essential

"A watch; it’s the only piece of jewelry I wear. I find them very interesting. I have one that’s a classic wind-up style and it self-winds, so it’s kind of cool."

Style inspiration

"I think it’s a little bit of whatever I see on the streets and I guess those around me. And Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) from the show How I Met Your Mother. I think whatever it is you’re wearing, you have to make sure it’s you."

Fashion tip

"Always button up the top button of your suit. And your socks don’t have to match your pants; you can mix it up a little. Go see Martha at Gino’s Custom Tailors on Ellice and have all your clothes tailored. She’s my go-to tailor! I get sweaters taken in and everything. For me, it’s impossible to find clothes that fit right, so I have to get a large or an extra-large and then get them altered to where I need it."

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Reimagining Winnipeg as the big city of the future

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Challenges of Life- Goose Goslings jump over railway tracks to catch up to their parents at the Canadian Pacific Railway terminalon Keewatin St in Winnipeg Thursday morning. The young goslings seem to normally hatch in the truck yard a few weeks before others in town- Standup photo- ( Day 4 of Bryksa’s 30 day goose project) - Apr 30, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A Canada Goose cools off in a water pond Monday afternoon at Brookside Cemetary- See Bryksa’s Goose a day Challenge– Day 27-June 25, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you support Canada's involvement in the fight against Islamic State?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google