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Fashion & Style

Kanye necklace puts Toronto jeweller in the spotlight

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / September 23, 2016

Kanye West TorontoA Toronto jeweller has hit it big after tweeting Kanye West his latest necklace design. Maison Raksha, the man behind Toronto Grillz, began creating 14k gold I Feel Like Pablo necklaces after Yeezy dropped his album, TMZ reports.

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Muji is opening a second Toronto location

Posted by Amy Grief / September 21, 2016

muji torontoIn Japanese MUJI (or Mujirushi Ryohin) means no-brand quality goods. But despite its lack of branding, MUJI's first Toronto store - at Yonge and Dundas - has become popular amongst those looking for minimalist homeware, clothing and stationary.

Now, Toronto's getting another MUJI. While there's already one in Mississauga's Square One Mall, North York will soon be home to one too.

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New souvenir line is a quirky celebration of Toronto

Posted by Staff / September 21, 2016

toronto giftsToronto-themed gifts are pretty easy to find in Toronto - you can even pick up Toronto mugs at your local Starbucks. But if you're looking for something a little bit more creative, you might want to check out this new line of t-shirts, prints and tchotchkes from the Montreal-based company Main and Local.

Co-founders Andrew Cohen, Johnny Goldmaker and David Prince first launched in Montreal, but brought their cheeky brand to Toronto last month.

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Lululemon is opening its first men's store in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / September 20, 2016

lululemon men torontoLululemon may have just opened up a fancy new outpost on Queen Street West, but the Vancouver-based athleisure company is going to be debuting a new men's store later this year.

This really comes as no surprise, considering back in 2013, lululemon announced it'd be rolling out men's stores by 2016.

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Someone remade the Toronto vs Everybody tee

Posted by Amy Grief / September 16, 2016

toronto shirtsPeace Collective's Toronto vs Everybody tees are everywhere. But students at OCAD University's Indigenous Visual Cultures Department have given them a much-needed revamp.

Artist and illustrator Kaia'tanoron Dumoulin Bush designed the shirts. "The work is about land acknowledgement and remembering the lost place names that have kind of disappeared in Toronto's colonial history," she tells me.

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The top 30 optical stores in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 7, 2016

optical stores torontoOptical stores in Toronto range in price, style and service. For someone who wears glasses, the hunt to find the perfect pair can be daunting. But we all know the best thing to do is try everything on, everywhere. This guide should help you navigate the journey to finding your new angular face.

Here are my picks for the top optical stores in Toronto by neighbourhood.

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