Our Story

IN SHORT: YOU'VE FOUND A CANADIAN BASED + LOCALLY MANUFACTURED BRAND THAT PRIMARILY USES DEADSTOCK FABRICS

In addition to our popular house brand founded in 2011, we bring hundreds of quality checked and curated products from locally made and international brands we love since 2020

NOCTEX HARMONIZES BETWEEN ORGANIC AND MAN-MADE STRUCTURE 

Multi-wearable, androgynous and shape shifting layers are the backbone to creating subtle diversity, as each garment takes it's truest form when in motion with the wearer. Rooted in deadstock textiles and produced in our hometown of Vancouver, Canada, Noctex embodies the global citizen that values form, utility and ethical design.

ABOUT NOCTEX PRODUCTION

In a world of dissolving resources, each material we encounter is valuable if we place value onto it. NOCTEX is a merger of 'Nocturnal Textiles', awakening past resources into new and functional designs. With over 90% use of deadstock textiles, we aim to connect individuals with socially and environmentally responsible designs.

With collections revolving around themes of growth and change, every decision made from design to production is striving for more innovative usage of resources. With the constant consumer education on the global fashion market and its effects, we as a brand and a member of the slow fashion community continue to grow and find innovative ways to improve the overall garment experience.

In 2020 NOCTEX became a multi-brand platform, with a unique 'Made in USA/Canada' filter option in collections. We curate all products in-house, assuring quality that upholds the NOCTEX customer standard

N. IZAD'S BIOGRAPHY

Before entering her bachelors for Fashion Design and Technology, Negin worked in a large used garment warehouse as a vintage picker at the age of 17. Truck loads of clothes were unloaded in the warehouse every day, with more fast-fashion garments with tags attached.

Exposed to the immediate waste of the fashion industry, Negin found her purpose in garment design in those industrial warehouses. NOCTEX was created in 2011 as an independent initiative to produce garments with transparent practices and to create without the imposition of the fast-paced modern fashion industry.

NOCTEX released its first seasonal collection in Fall 2013, revolving around the idea that only 3 garments can be worn together or apart in 15 different ways.

Years later, NOCTEX still works under the same umbrella of values; simplicity, functionality, utility and ethical manufacturing.

NOCTEX is a strong advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses changing their communities. We re-lend to KIVA to help people all around the world create change through their skills