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Jellyfish Leather

JELLYFISH LEATHER \ˈje-lē-ˌfish ˈle-thər\ n. 1. A cow-free textile proposed by Yurii Kasao, a design-products graduate from London’s Royal College of Art. 2. Can be cut, sewn, and remolded just like cow leather, without the need for toxic and environmentally destructive tanning processes. 3. A potential way to control the numbers of a venomous invasive […]

Vegan Leather Boomin’

It was called “pleather” when Michael Jackson donned plasticky, synthetic leather in his early moonwalking days. It became famous for clothing rock stars and club kids in the 1980s. Now it’s back with a new target audience and a new, appropriately hip name: vegan leather. And it’s a hit. Demand for guilt-free faux animal hides […]

Lure Of Luxe

What with all the buzz around fast fashion and the evils of consumerism, becoming sustainable-chic seems to be, according to numerous recent eco-friendly fashion guides, on the top of shoppers’ New Year’s resolutions list. Aiming to raise consumer awareness about environmental concerns linked to the fashion and textile industries, various publications promote the use of […]

8 Style Rules

She barely gives interviews and has shunned social media but as she prepares to celebrate her 41st birthday on January 16th, Kate Moss has decided to divulge her wardrobe secrets. The blonde-haired supermodel spoke to Look magazine about her top eight style rules. 1. Vamp up your look with lipstick Kate wears a natural beige […]

Give ‘Em Hell

Sometimes you just feel like being a badass bitch. Embrace the seediness when the seediness creeps inside you. There’s nothing wrong with walking on the wrong side of the tracks. Badass girls may not be going to heaven.. but they sure do go everywhere else.

Boots

Leather boots and booties will be going up in the shop all week.  We already have heaps of beauties in the shop – tall boots, small boots, booties, sock boots, beetle boots, wide boots, narrow boots and before y’all ask, yes, even Sasquatch sized boots.

Shady Lady

Whether you’re looking to protect your skin or to elevate your jeans-and-tee combo, hats are destined to be your go-to accessory this summer.

Local Mother’s Day

Show your Momma some love by shopping local this Mother’s Day.  By shifting just a portion of your spending, you can help create more jobs, a stronger economy and build a better community here in Toronto.  So take a short peruse through these charming Mother’s Day gifts from our favorite Toronto Etsy Shops. Local Father-Daughter […]

Mustard Pleats

Go for mustard yellow when you need a pop of color – it’s incredibly versatile. The color pairs well with almost everything.  And of course America, mustard always looks nice with jeans too.

Ode to Granny

I have always liked the term Granny Chic.  And how could I not really, after all it is the epitome of thrift.  But not only thrift.  There seems to be a luxury about it.  I hear granny chic and I think of natural fabrics that transcend time.  Wool?  That sweater may be itchy as hell […]

3 Non-Sparkly Holiday Outfits

Sparkle is not the first choice for the lot of us who don’t look toward glitz for our regular party outfits.  Plus, when everyone at a fete is bound to be wearing the same disco-ball outfit, it’s high time for a switch-up.  There’s holiday cheer outside of the sparkle, ladies — you’ve just got to look for […]