It’s so lovely to see the city come alive with this sunny weather! Kensington Market was packed was happy Torontonians, enjoying the patio weather. I popped into two of my Kensington favourites: Bungalow and Courage My Love. Bungalow has a great selection of new and second hand clothing and accessories, alongside cool 20th century modern furniture. Courage My Love is a magpie’s nest of beads, buttons, silver jewellery, vintage clothes, and other quirky items. You can spend hours browsing the cases and racks filled with finds from all over the world, especially Mexico and Central America.
One of the best things about the return to warmer weather is how it opens up your footwear options. I was pretty stoked to go out in my Converse the other day, and have been wearing out my new (to me) pair of brown leather ankle boots (see above) from Parkdale vintage shop Three Fates. Continue reading →
If you haven’t checked out Burn With Desireat the Ryerson Image Centre, this week is your last chance! The exhibition features photographs of several iconic celebrities (Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor) by artist such as Richard Avedon, Edward Steichen, and Cindy Sherman. Continue reading →
The countdown to spring is T minus 3 days but I think we can safely say that it has already sprung in Toronto! The whole city seems to be in a great mood and I’m pretty sure it has to do with the sun. We’ve emerged from the shell of our hooded faux fur lined parkas and are the happier for it. Continue reading →
Last week, my Blackberry bit the dust. I’ve been faithful to my BB (it’s all about the keyboard), but really it was time for an upgrade. I’m now the proud owner of a new-to-me iPhone and, more importantly, am a newly minted Instagrammer! Continue reading →
The photo above is hot off the press as I just got back from Bradley Quinn’s talk at OCAD on the Future of Fashion. LED lights woven into fabric and the Apple watch are just the tip of the iceberg. Continue reading →