Linda founded her eponymous brand in 1974. Her recognizable line of outerwear, clothing and accessories was sold in three flagship boutiques in addition to top retailers across North America and Europe, including Hudson’s Bay Company and Nordstrom. Lundström sold her company in 2008. Now, she is focused on her independent luxury collection, Designed by Linda Lundström, a handmade selection of versatile ready-to-wear knits and linen, sustainably-harvested raw-edged statement furs and artful leather pieces launched in 2011. A Fashion Designer who loves manufacturing, a manufacturer with a talent for designing, Linda Lundstrom has a unique combination of skills and is one of the most respected names in Canadian fashion.
Linda’s experience spans over 34 years in the Apparel Industry designing and building the Linda Lundström brand and a state-of- the-art Canadian Lean manufacturing facility. Recognized by the fashion industry, business, manufacturing, educational institutes and the community. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including three honorary Ph. D.s. She was named to the Order of Ontario in 1995, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. She is recognized as a champion of First Nations awareness and ethical manufacturing practices — proud to use the label ‘Made in Canada’.
Linda's latest endeavor is Therma Kōta, a new Nordic-inspird luxury outerwear line created with her two daughters, also available in Rare Threads.