A new post written by Leah Morrigan on “The Key of He” blog features vintage Kingpin’s Hideaway items from the 1930s. Ms. Morrigan’s article discusses the key role that wardrobe played in the movie “The Sting” and you may read it here.
Among the Kingpin items featured are:
1930-era silk tie available at Kingpin’s Hideaway.
Snap-together composite and mother-of-pearl cuff links available at Kingpin’s Hideaway.
Dove grey beaver fur fedora.
Two-tone leather spectator / correspondents shoes.
Grey double-breasted wool jacket with oxblood pinstripe.
The Kingpin will be swinging the gavel at the upcoming Hookerson Blough auctions hosted by Mrs. Huizenga, a vintage lifestyle store at 28 Roncesvalles in Toronto, Canada.
Kingpin swings gavel at Hookerson Blough vintage auction
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Recent Hookerson Blough Vintage Auction Poster Hosted by Mrs. Huizenga in Toronto
The dates for the upcoming auctions are February 20th, March 2nd and March 20th, 2014.
New Year’s Eve Outfit 2013 in Vintage Formal White Tie
New Year’s Eve Outfit – white cotton formal shirt with mother-of-pearl studs, white cotton bow tie, white cotton waistcoat, white wool tailcoat and white silk pocket square.
Christmas Day Outfit – 2013
Christmas Day Outfit – Burgundy silk shark skin smoking jacket with cream satin piping and pewter silk pocket square.
Shaving with Straight Razors
The Toronto School for Gentlemen is an ongoing series of workshops on the art of living an elegant life, focusing on skills in dress, hygiene, etiquette, entertaining, conversation and more. In other words, a 21st century finishing school for men.
Shaving with Straight and Safety Razors
Our next session is “The Art of the Classic Wet Shave” and will include tips and advice on double-edged and straight razors, brushes and soaps, pre- and post-shave treatments. You will learn how to achieve a better shave, enjoy the process and save money. This session takes place Monday, October 28th at 8pm at Hollow Ground Barber Shop, 1053 Bloor St. West. Registration is $25 and can be purchased by clicking below. Returning students receive a $5 discount!
New Students Register here!
Returning Students Register here!
Your instructors are Jonathan Hagey, proprietor of Kingpin’s Hideaway, head writer of Kingpin Chic, a blog about gentlemen’s style and “the dandiest of dandies of them all” according to blogTO, and Pedro Mendes, writer and broadcaster at CBC Radio specializing in men’s issues and menswear.