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About Us

Mr.Derk is a third-generation menswear clothier and tailor with a passion for quality attire and customer service based in Edmonton, Alberta.

Our story started in 1939 in Čakovec, Croatia by the hands of Stephen Derk – a true authority in the art of tailoring and patriarch of the Derk family. In 1946, Stephen and his family immigrated to Canada and began offering Western Canadian men choices for their clothing needs.

Through a shared vision, we help our clients build polished and concise wardrobes with a mission to ensure they feel their best while expressing their own personal style.

At Mr. Derk, we believe in design, craftsmanship and personal style. We’re rooted in classic tailoring with the modern man in mind.

With more than 80 years of passion for the textile and apparel industry, we are passionate about what we sell and source unique, special, and high quality pieces from all over the world in addition to creating our own distinctive products.

Our goal is to help you develop your own personal style and build a wardrobe that truly expresses who you are.

Our Values

We try to imagine ourselves in the minds and shoes of those who let us take care of them. By offering clothing of excellent quality, value and style, we aim to enrich people's lives, so we can help our customers feel confident in what they wear.

Our Team

Our team is arguably the best part of the in-store experience. No matter what you're looking for, be it a new pair of jeans, something to wear to a wedding, or a whole wardrobe overhaul—we know you'll find us to be friendly, experienced, and honest.

Oh yeah, we're pretty fanatical about fashion, too.

Sterling Derk Mr. Derk

Sterling Derk

Born into the clothing industry, Sterling Derk has been surrounded by menswear and formalwear his whole life, getting to know constructions, fabrics, fits, and classical tailoring from an early age. Keeping with Derks' tradition, he started working for the family business when he was 13 years old. He’s worked his way through the trenches, starting as a shoe cleaner at Derks Formals and now the owner of Mr. Derk.

As Sterling’s menswear knowledge continues to grow, so does his drive and commitment to providing quality clothing and current trends to men. Because our local market is often saturated with similar products, Sterling searches global marketplaces to find unique, quality clothing at an accessible price point. His refined taste and appreciation for quality and longevity allow Mr.Derk to provide the best products, service, and advice to our customers.

Min Kim

Min has been a core member of the Mr.Derk team since he joined us during his first year of university in 2016, we're so glad he stuck around with us! Since graduating from the University of Alberta's School of Business, he now oversees the general operation of Mr.Derk and supports the marketing function.

Min strives to achieve a timeless look focusing on sartorialism and quality craftsmanship and is passionate about the combination of classic textures and patterns to work cohesively with timeless classics.

Min Kim Mr. Derk
Dan Kushnir Mr. Derk

Dan Kushnir

Dan is the self-proclaimed "old man" of the shop.

A 35-year veteran of the industry and the definition of style itself, Dan has seen it all come, go and come back around.

Dustin Cote

Dustin fell in love with the menswear game when he supported the opening and operations of a luxury menswear company in Vancouver. Working with everything from high-end suits to jeans and graphic tees, he knows his way around.

Dustin enjoys the slimmer side of timeless suiting with technical aspects for the active gentleman. Working for international brands such as Strellson!, Dustin has developed a taste for the energetic yet classic looks of fine menswear.

Dustin Cote Mr. Derk
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We're located in the heart of Old Strathcona off of Whyte Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. Pop into our store at your convenience to say hi and peruse our collection of quality casual menswear, suiting, formalwear, and accessories.

Find us at 8025 102 Street NW in Edmonton, Alberta. Get directions.

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