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Factory Girl

Waiting for a girl and she gets me into fights Waiting for a girl we get drunk on Friday night She’s a sight for sore eyes Waiting for a factory girl Waiting for a girl and she’s got stains all down her dress Waiting for a girl and my feet are getting wet She ain’t […]

Conscious Chatter

Call us a teensy bit biased, but “Conscious Chatter” is one of the best podcasts ever to grace the virtual airwaves. The brainchild of former Ecouterre writer Kestrel Jenkins, who now challenges people to consider the ethics of their clothing at Awear World, “Conscious Chatter” offers an insider’s look at the global garment supply chain […]

Sea Change

Designed in collaboration with Karun, an eyewear company based in Chile, all three styles in the “Ocean Collection” comprise 100 percent traceable and recycled nylon from nets collected via Net Positiva, a first-of-its-kind fishnet collection and recycling program developed and run by Bureo’s own team. “For every pair of glasses purchased, Bureo will be able […]

Fashion in Leaves

Fashion in Leaves is ongoing personal project by Malaysian illustrator and artist Tang Chiew Ling that explores various forms of leaves and flowers as if they were fashion sketches. Ling previously merged flora with illustration in another series of images called Object Art, and if you liked this, also checkout Drawing with Leaves. (via The […]

Street Style Icon

Here’s the thing about street style: For all the inspiration it serves and the little styling ideas it gives rise to, it’s a fantasy — or at least 99.99% of it is. Because of borrowed pre-season clothing and car services that make it possible for people to wear shoes they can’t actually walk in (or […]

Sustainable Reads

1. Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes Paperback – Mar 15 2015 by Andrew Brooks  “Clothing Poverty takes the reader on a global journey to expose the inequalities and injustices that exist within the second-hand clothing trade and the manufacturing of garments destined for Western markets. Thought-provoking and insightful, Brooks highlights […]

November Events

It’s that time of month again to hit up the Flea Markets and various shows in the big smoke. If you are looking for unique antiques, vintage, collectibles, local artisans work, clothing designers or just a good time out – November in Toronto is where it’s at. Swarovski Crystal Wonderland Yorkdale’s new Swarovski Crystal Wonderland […]

Parkdale Flea

It’s that time of month again to hit up the Parkdale Flea Market.  If you are looking for unique antiques, vintage, collectibles, local artisans work and local clothing designers – the Parkdale Flea is where it’s at.  Sunday, October 5, 2014 let’s meet up at the Parkdale Flea.  (10:00AM – 5:00PM – 1266 Queen) Really cool food […]

10% Off Dresses

Use coupon code: granolahippie at your check out and receive 10% off any dress.  From our closet to yours.

Toronto: Found Fortune

Found Fortune is a collective of current OCAD U students majoring in jewellery or fiber arts. Established on the premise of handmade goods, the collective offers one of a kind unique gifts of innovative jewellery and hand dyed silk scarves. Found Fortune is hosting an artisan Pop-Up Event on February 15th and 16th at the […]

Kensington Market: New Addition

Anyone who associates vintage stores with dusty knick knacks and racks of unloved clothing should visit Kensington Market’s newest addition, A Homerun. Creativity oozes from the wooden walls of 165 Augusta Ave, where planters hang from the ceiling, clothes are merchandised in old lockers from the gym down the street, Jameson whiskey bottles are used […]

September Market

  Come on down to 3030 Dundas West in the Junction to say hello and grab some bargains!  We are cleaning out our closets so prices will be loooooooow!  Low low low low low low lowww.  Yes, lower than Flo Rider.