Markoo Clothing

Founded by Mona Koochek and Tania Martins, Toronto-based womenswear label Markoo offers versatile minimalism with unexpected avant-twists. Founded in 2012, the design duo’s project has quickly found an audience since their first showing at New York’s young designer incubator Capsule, earning accolades for skillfully produced, carefully-cut monochromatic pieces. The imaginatively modified ready-to-wear staples from their collections interact with one another through contrasted matte and shiny gloss finishes, otherwise imaginative juxtapositions of materials and textures, and dramatic and simplified tailoring that accents the wearer’s form. A minimal detailing ethos serves to showcase that which is added, as tactile flourishes like piping and twist knots or oversized patch pockets draw the eye. Blending what the designers term ‘classic cool’ and ‘classic sexy’, Markoo successfully navigates the line between formality and spontaneity, crafting cosmopolitan apparel that lives easily in a variety of wearing contexts.

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Markoo - Black 'The Half/Half Top' Long Sleeve T-Shirt

Markoo

Black 'The Half/Half Top' Long Sleeve T-Shirt

$180

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black Big Neck Turtleneck

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black Big Neck Turtleneck

$270

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Dropped Pocket' Trousers

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Dropped Pocket' Trousers

$320

Markoo - Black 'The Half/Half' Dress

Markoo

Black 'The Half/Half' Dress

$320

Markoo - Blue Snap Button-Down Shirt

Markoo

Blue Snap Button-Down Shirt

$335

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Double Loop' Tank Top

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Double Loop' Tank Top

$335

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black Triple Loop Top

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black Triple Loop Top

$375

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Blue Snap Button-Down Dress

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Blue Snap Button-Down Dress

$405

Markoo - Black Vegan Leather 'The Long Slit' Skirt

Markoo

Black Vegan Leather 'The Long Slit' Skirt

$480

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Cropped Snap-Front' Shirt

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black 'The Cropped Snap-Front' Shirt

$515

Markoo - Black Paper Cut-Out Dress

Markoo

Black Paper Cut-Out Dress

$530

Markoo - Black Vegan Leather Big Neck Turtleneck

Markoo

Black Vegan Leather Big Neck Turtleneck

$540

Markoo - Black Vegan Leather Snap Button-Down Shirt

Markoo

Black Vegan Leather Snap Button-Down Shirt

$550

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Black Vegan Leather 'The Dropped Pocket' Trousers

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Black Vegan Leather 'The Dropped Pocket' Trousers

$555

Markoo - Black Vegan Leather Snap Button-Down Dress

Markoo

Black Vegan Leather Snap Button-Down Dress

$720

Markoo - SSENSE Exclusive Vegan Moto Jacket

Markoo

SSENSE Exclusive Vegan Moto Jacket

$795