LGFW SS2012 Bustle, a set on Flickr.
Bustle Clothing, founded in 2002 by Shawn Hewson and Ruth Promislow – both Bay street lawyers, is a leading Canadian sportswear label that has become well known for its cheeky twist on the menswear classics. With pieces ranging from swimsuits to Red-Carpet suits, Bustle offers a full range of menswear – all with a strong focus on fit, unique and luxurious fabrics, attention to details, and of course, signature cheekiness. Bustle is involved in a number of varied design collaborations, with partners ranging from the worlds of automotive to fine furniture and interiors. Bustle’s design partners include such brands as, Audi, Vespa, Thompson Hotel, Hotel Le Germain, Opus Hotel, Freed Developments, Muskoka Bay Club, the City of Las Vegas, Source UK Carpets, CasaLife, Andrew Richard Designs, and the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Bustle’s designers have appeared as style experts in numerous publications, and on numerous Canadian and International television productions, including Creative Director Shawn Hewson’s tenure as the full-time Designer Judge on the television series Project Runway Canada, hosted by international supermodel and style icon, Iman. Bustle’s roster of celebrity clients includes Mike Weir, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy Summers (the Police), Jesse Metcalfe, Jake Gold, Andrew Stetson, Dan Levy, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Stacy McKenzie and Nicole Richie.