Christopher Bates has been taking the menswear industry by storm. Although he now lives in Milan, he’s kept a strong Canadian connection by collaborating with Harry Rosen and Browns.
Every piece of clothing earmarked with the 18 Waits name is crafted in Canada.
Tucked in a NoBlo industrial zone, Brave Leather has been around since back in 1992 when founder Scott Irvine got his start hawking belts on the city streets. Fast forward a few years and while Brave also turns out bags and jewellery (choker, anyone?), belts remain the label’s biggest pull.
A new intimates boutique with a special focus on collections designed by women
This hand illustrated face dress is basically Munch’s The Scream in garment form and will tickle your soul during the dark winter months.
It’s the new year, so what better time to dive into a new athletic routine? Whether you look to Serena or Karen for fitspo, Jeanne’s done the heavy lifting and found some cool looks to get you off to a good start.
Intersection of old and new eschews chain stores for indie shops with style.
The Forest Hill Barber Shop first opened in 1931, when Forest Hill was a proper village. But to this day, the 85-year-old shop still gives off that old school village vibe. Customers climb into the chair each morning on a first-come, first-served basis, while passersby often pop their heads in to say hello.
It’s very attractive for families because of the excellent schools that fall into the district, schools like Allenby Junior, Glenview Senior, Lawrence Park Collegiate, North Toronto and Northern. Plus it’s very close to private schools such as St. Clements School, Havergal and Upper Canada College.