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Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead

04/22/14

Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead

Yesterday was glorious, and here's why: for the first time in what felt like eons, it was warm enough to go out coatless without shivering like a paint shaker (hey, some of us just aren't built for these climates).

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Toronto Home of the Week: A seven-bedroom luxury home

04/22/14

Toronto Home of the Week: A seven-bedroom luxury home

Located in the prestigious York Mills neighbourhood, 7 Vernham Ave. is the quintessential luxury home for an even $6 million.

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Wanted: this navy checked dress from Jacquemus

04/21/14

Wanted: this navy checked dress from Jacquemus

French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus finds inspiration in some of his favourite things: the colour blue, the south of France, youth, and simplicity. In the over-the-top fashion world, though, you'll find that simplicity is frequently undervalued and overlooked. This, of course, is a mistake. When everything around you has been designed to shock and awe, what makes something truly powerful is a defiant plainness.

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Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique

04/17/14

Retail Therapy: Victoire Boutique

Originally hailing from Ottawa, Victoire is a new fashionable women’s boutique that has recently opened its third location on lower Ossington. Co-owners Regine Paquette and Katie Frappier decided to expand to Toronto when one of their managers, Kristina Smith, informed them she was moving to Toronto.

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Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo

04/16/14

Shoe Fetish: these black and gold wedges from Jimmy Choo

Mid-April in Toronto is chock-full of stubbornly shivering women in layers too thin for the almost-spring. But hey, we're all waiting with bated breath for warmer weather, and no colour combination is quite as redolent of summer nights spent strolling a riviera (French or Mayan—take your pick) as black and gold.

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Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design

04/15/14

Something men ought to know about: this indigo-dyed henley by Toronto brand Metsa Design

This just in: You need a henley, and you need one, like, yesterday. There are a few reasons for this. For one, they are bastions of versatility—a quality henley can go from serving as a basic layering piece, to complementing your denims, to being that uber casual top you had no business pairing so effortlessly with your Italian sport coat and trousers.

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Toronto Home of the Week: A ravine-side mansion on Ormsby Crescent

04/15/14

Toronto Home of the Week: A ravine-side mansion on Ormsby Crescent

A truly magnificent ravine-side mansion, this 7 Ormsby Crescent masterpiece is snuggled in the trees along the Belt Line trail, and presents a rare opportunity to find yourself living in coveted Forest Hill.

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Wanted: these black and white boots from Tiger of Sweden

04/14/14

Wanted: these black and white boots from Tiger of Sweden

The black and white shoe has been enjoying a surge in popularity ever since Stella McCartney's biodegradable black and white pumps exploded onto e-commerce sites and fashion blogs in the fall of 2012. It's not hard to see why—black and white is an elegant colour pairing that looks great on everyone, and the white contrasting sole lends otherwise predictable black pumps some much needed edge.

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Retail Therapy: Suitsupply

04/10/14

Retail Therapy: Suitsupply

Don’t get the wrong impression, here. This is not your typical dad’s suiting store.

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Something men ought to know about: this tartan necktie from Toronto’s Bay Cooper

04/09/14

Something men ought to know about: this tartan necktie from Toronto’s Bay Cooper

Remember when we told you about this cool menswear boutique that opened in the Junction last spring called Gerhard? We're chuffed to announce shop owner Langton Willms has been killing it since putting down his roots. One major reason for his success is his local-first mandate. Willms stocks several labels that are made and designed in Toronto—one of which is Bay Cooper.

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