Encircled, external link began with a desire to create clothing so you could travel lighter in comfort and with style. They believe in designing clothing that can simplify your life by taking you from day to night, work to weekend and New York to Tokyo. Encircled was founded by Kristi Soomer, a former management consultant who virtually lived in airports and travelled over 100,000 miles a year. The Brand is 100% made in Canada and a Certified B-Corporation. Kristi joined the zone in 2018 as after 5 years of building her brand, opening the Encircled showroom and hiring 10+ employees.