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In The Media

nice things people said about us

Edmonton Journal

Vancouver's Knotty Boy markets dread products, styling and removable extensions made from organic and synthetic materials. 


The Westender

There are three social myths about dreadlocks that Adrianna Hepper would like to dispel: "Just because someone has dreadlocks doesn't mean he's dirty, has lice or is an unmotivated pot-smoker."

High Times Magazine

Dreadlocks, the ancient hairstyles made famous by Bob Marley, are popping up everywhere, on people of every race, color, and culture. Some hair naturally dreads, but what do you do when you want to create beautiful, manageable dreadlocks and your hair just says no?

Knotty Boy In YM Magazine

Story behind the name: "We couldn't come up with something that was not gender-specific. But people understand that it's not just for boys."

The Barnacle

Knotty Boy Dread Stuff has been, "making da kidz knotty since 1997." That's when owner Adrianna Hepper and Andrew, her partner at the time, realized if they were going to survive on Salt Spring, they'd have to come up with self-employment.

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