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Fashion & Style

Massive designer warehouse sale coming to Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / October 7, 2014

designer warehouse saleIf you won't be busy spending a week in a giant tent at World Mastercard Fashion Week later this month, checking out the latest from Narces, Mackage and Farley Chatto, you're in luck. Catwalk 2 Closet, a massive sample sale featuring more than 100 brands from Canada and abroad, will allow you to get your mitts on pieces from those very designers (and many more).

The warehouse sale, which cleverly coincides with Fashion Week, is set to take over Heritage Court at the CNE's Direct Energy Centre October 23-26.

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Stollerys to close after 114 years at Yonge & Bloor

Posted by Derek Flack / October 5, 2014

Stollerys toronto closeLongstanding menswear retailer Stollerys will close its doors in the new year after a run of over a century at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor streets. Speculation that the store was in trouble has been tossed around for a while now, reaching a fever pitch a couple years ago when reports surfaced that Apple was planning to open a flagship store in the space. You can cue up the rumour mill once again now that the store has confirmed that it's set to close.

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The top 20 Halloween costume ideas for 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 4, 2014

Halloween costume ideas TorontoHalloween costume ideas are ample in Toronto this year, and I can't wait to see what your dogs dress up as. There will be plenty of places for you to strut with and without pup: Church Street Halloween Block Party, Sorauren Pumpkin Parade, Night of Dread, Zombie Walk, and Death to TO are sure-things - then look out for our upcoming guide of parties, parties, parties.

Unacceptable costumes for 2014: Rob Ford, Rob Ford's [anything], Rob Ford as [anything], [anything] as Rob Ford. Doug Ford saying "folks?" Sure. John Tory with his mouth taped shut? Yep. Don't forget to vote in the chaos surrounding your final decision(s).

Here are the top 20 Halloween costume ideas for you and your pet in Toronto this year.

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Toronto tattoo shop sells designs by vending machine

Posted by Derek Flack / October 1, 2014

Okey Doke TattooWould you let chance dictate how you get inked? Apparently the idea is not so outrageous, given that Toronto tattoo parlour Okey Doke Tattoo Shop has introduced a vending machine that dispenses random designs for $80. You pop a token into what looks like a candy dispenser and out pops something that you'll wear on your body for the rest of time. There's something exciting about it, to be sure -- but it also seems rather cavalier.

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Street Style: White vs Black

Posted by Staff / September 30, 2014

toronto street styleFrom one neighbourhood to the next, the city's most stylish residents are speaking with one voice: Monochromatic looks and basic pieces, in shades of white, black, and navy, are ruling the city's sidewalks this fall. These Torontonians prove that there's nothing cooler than a perfect button-down, a great pair of jeans, or a simple all-white look.

Check out all the looks in our style section.
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Drake General Store coming to Leslieville

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / September 24, 2014

good neighbour torontoThe Drake General Store, the gift shop offshoot of Toronto's favourite (notorious?) boutique hotel, has spread around the city like woolly, kitschy wildfire since first opening in 2008. But though they've spread as far north as Yonge and Eglinton and invaded downtown Hudson's Bay locations with pop-up shops, they've never actually brought their retro Toronto tees and high-design home goods past the Yonge St. meridian.

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