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One of a Kind Made One at a Time

One of a Kind Made One at a Time

2022 marks 49th Apparel's triumphant return to the One of a Kind Winter Show in Toronto. 

When the world shut down in 2020, we truly missed this incredible opportunity to meet with all you people who value Canadian makers.  We pivoted, worked on our website and embraced a world that stayed home in their cozy sleepwear.  It's been a long and winding road, but we're ready to get back to OOAK!  And this time around, we have a coveted corner booth and a greater pajama selection than ever before. (Stay tuned for our booth number! We find out in November, so be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook so you'll hear when we announce it!)

Our small-batch pajama production has previously left folks without their favourite colour in just their size.  To solve that problem this year, we decided to focus on Pancake Bay Plaid.  Rather than many patterns in many colours and just a handful of size mediums (which would always sell out early), we pivoted again and chose three colours: Lake, Sand and Red, with a greater offering of sizes.  Although, we are still making small-batch pajamas, and are nowhere near the production size of other flannel pajama companies.  This pivot in production will also make it easier to have matching pajamas under the tree this holiday season.

49th Apparel Sleepwear collage of our Pancake Bay Plaid in Lake, Sand and Red.  Top images are the collar of our Classic Pajama Set in Lake, and the neck of detail of our Classic Nightshirt in Red above a blue banner that reads: Pancake Bay Plaid Flannel in white letters.  Below are flat lays of three sleepwear items: Classic Pajama Set in Red, Robe in Sand, Classic Nightshirt in Lake.

This year, in addition to our always popular Men's Flannel Robe, we will be bringing our new Women's Shawl Collar Robe in Pancake Bay Flannel.  Now you can have Canadian Made matching robes for you and your love. Downtown Sault Ste. Marie studio is abuzz with our small team working hard to prepare for the show.

Daryl is choosing which complimentary flannels to bring with the Pancake Bay Collection.  It's always difficult to choose which limited collections to include in the show.  This Fall (to keep our hearts happy with variety and plaid), we made two very special collections.  The Lake Huron Plaid in his and hers nightshirts: Martha and Ebeneezer.  The Basswood Plaid Emilia Collection features Pajama Sets and Nightshirts.  They are currently available on our website. 

Do you think any of our Limited Edition Sleepwear will be left by the time OOAK happens at the end of November?

49th Apparel Sleepwear Collage featuring a couple snuggling on the couch in coordinating Lake and Red Pancake Bay Classic Nightshirts above a blue banner with white text that reads: Time to Get Cozy Made in Canada Sleepwear.  Below, left to right, are flat lay images of three sets of sleepwear: Basswood Plaid Emilia Nightshirt, Lake Huron Ebeneezer Nightshirt, Pancake Bay Red Classic Pajama Set


Enjoy this bit of nostalgia with us: See our studio in 2018 as we prepare for the One of a Kind Show in Toronto

 Thank you for reading our latest blog post.  As a small business, we appreciate every comment and share.  Tell us: what would you like to see at our booth this year?


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  • Nov 15, 2022

    I am so looking forward to seeing 49th Apparel again. I have just about worn out a nightgown I purchased a number of years ago and definitely need another. They are so comfy and warm, not to mention made in Canada. Another friend also purchased one 3 years ago and she needs another one. See you soon…..

    — Carol Peck

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