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Takaku Tomoki and our Possum Blend Pullover - March 23, 2008

Takaku Tomoki, a back country pro-snowboarder from Japan tested our possum pullover during the 07/08 winter season in Hokkaido and gave it two thumbs up for its lightness and warmth.

If you’re ever in Hokkaido and want a guided tour of the back country you can contact him at Powder Company Guide. Check him out here, snowboarding the steepest mountains of Mongolia and through the beautiful landscape of Alaska.

Toruman wears our sweater! - Jan 8, 2008

Toruman is an independent song writer/musician/lifeguard, born and raised in Japan. He writes most of his music in his lifeguard tower while watching over people on the beaches of Atami. Some of his songs are played through the speakers on the beach, where a record company executive heard his music and the rest is history.

His musical inspirations come from his experiences traveling around the world and his love of the mellow surf lifestyle.

You might be able to catch him out on the waves of Atami, Japan, or it just might be easier to catch him here.

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Featured In Elle Canada - Dec 1, 2007

Granted was commissioned by Hudson’s Bay Company to design and make traditional sweaters for their 2007 Heritage collection. They asked us to design a sweater using the prancing elk from their crest logo. In the December ‘07 issue of Elle Canada magazine, actress Rachel Leigh Cook was photographed wearing this piece of “homespun Canadiana.”