Playing In The Gentlemen’s Club: Club Monaco Men’s Shop On Bloor St. Re-Opens


Walking down the stairs to the newly re-opened Club Monaco men’s shop on Bloor st. feels almost forbidden for a girl. The hall way filled with real books, old posters and charming little treasures that looked like they were collected over the years from traveling all over the world. Wooden floors, ethnic rugs, smell of leather and whiskey makes me feel like I just stepped into a real gentlemen’s club; but this club is not just for men.

The shop is warm and welcoming, filled with old cabinets that house beautiful clothes. Every corner of this small space houses a surprise; vintage watches, handmade ties, beautiful leather shoes and soft cashmere.

For the re-opening event, Garrison’s Barbershop and Harry Klien, a local barber and a professional shoeshiner,  each had a corner to add to provider their services to the shoppers. In the back corner, Proof Brands whiskey had set up a bar, offering great Canadian made whiskey.

Somewhere in the back at the cash area the men behind this amazing visual adventure were hanging out. Continue reading “Playing In The Gentlemen’s Club: Club Monaco Men’s Shop On Bloor St. Re-Opens”

BUY DESIGN AT H&M in support of WEAR WHITE 4 WINDFALL

Buy Design at H&M, an exclusive shopping night with part of the proceeds going to Wear White 4 Windfall. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment. Shop their latest styles at 15% off, all while getting styling advice from Philip Sparks; designer, Philip Sparks Tailored Goods Inc.; Andrew Sardone, fashion editor, NOW Magazine; and Shawn Hewson, designer, Bustle Clothing! Reserve your spot now at RSVP.CA@HM.COM … Continue reading BUY DESIGN AT H&M in support of WEAR WHITE 4 WINDFALL

Do we not use full length mirrors anymore?

I was enjoying my walk down Yonge and Bloor street today till I had to be smacked into the world of ill-fitting attire by a fellow Torontonian. Skinny, white jeans on an out of shape guy is just so unattractive. The stuffed up back pockets that hang low on the back, UGH! What are people thinking, this guy woke up today put these clothes on … Continue reading Do we not use full length mirrors anymore?