by Stephen Garner

Lifestyle men’s brand Frank & Oak and Los Angeles-based menswear brand CWST has joined forces to launch a limited-edition ‘Made in LA ’spring 2016 collection available now at select Frank & Oak stores across Canada and online at This seven piece capsule consists of hoodies, sweatshorts, and t-shirts, that blend the effortless, relaxed vibe of CWST with the clean and modern aesthetic of Frank & Oak.

Inspired by the simplicity of the West Coast lifestyle, the Frank & Oak X CWST collection features premium European and Japanese fabrics sourced from top mills around the world. With an exclusive color palette ranging from dusty sage and heather grays to saturated navy and caviar, it injects freshness, fluidity and style into the contemporary man’s everyday wardrobe.

“CWST’s dedication to quality and craftsmanship is something we share, which makes this partnership even more meaningful,” said Ethan Song, CEO and co-founder of Frank & Oak. “We truly value CWST’s unique point of view on menswear, and how it’s represented in their designs that are on point and easy to wear. We feel honored to partner with them for this ‘Made in LA’ capsule collection.”

Added Derek Buse, co-founder of CWST,“Frank & Oak is an ideal partner for CWST. Our shared approach and creativity made this collaboration an organic process. We’re excited to introduce unique pieces into the retail landscape to promote innovation and collaboration.”