Kingpin New Auctioneer for Hookerson Blough Vintage Auction in Toronto

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.

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Kingpin swings gavel at Hookerson Blough vintage auction

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Recent Hookerson Blough Vintage Auction Poster Hosted by Mrs. Huizenga in Toronto

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.

Toronto School for Gentlemen Course – Shaving with Straight and Safety Razors

Shaving with Straight Razors

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

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.

Toronto School For Gentlemen Now Open – Enroll Now!

How to Assemble an Outfit 101 - The Toronto School for Gentlemen

How to Assemble an Outfit 101 – The Toronto School for Gentlemen

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.

Our first session takes place Monday, September 30 at 8pm. “How to assemble an outfit” is intended for those men beginning their journey to building a wardrobe and will focus on the whys and hows of dressing well, including a dissection of the elements of an outfit, the rules of dress and long-term strategies for building a wardrobe. The session is priced at an affordable $25.

Your instructors are Jonathan Hagey, proprietor of Kingpin’s Hideaway and head writer of Kingpin Chic, a blog about gentlemen’s style, and Pedro Mendes, writer and broadcaster at CBC Radio specializing in men’s issues and menswear.

Learn how to Build an Outfit and Dress Like a Grownup

Learn how to Build an Outfit and Dress Like a Grownup

You may enroll in the first class by clicking this link; it is as easy as that!

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The Elegant Lady from the Kingpin’s Hideaway

The elegant Lady Welcomes You to Kingpin's Hideaway - The Vintage Gentlemens Haven in Toronto

The Elegant Lady Welcomes You to Kingpin’s Hideaway – The Vintage Gentlemens Haven in Toronto

The Elegant Lady is looking to reward dapper gents for their first trip to Kingpin’s Hideaway. You may spot her approaching well-dressed gentlemen in downtown Toronto along King Street near John Street, or along Peter Street near Wellington.

The Elegant Lady from Kingpin's Hideaway

The Elegant Lady from Kingpin’s Hideaway is Looking for a Few Dapper Men

Rewards for the lucky few: a personal invitation to visit the Hideaway with their own introduction card.

Will you be one of them?

The Elegant Lady from Kingpin's Hideaway

The Elegant Lady from Kingpin’s Hideaway Looks Forward to Rewarding You for Your Style

 

Vintage Clothing Show – Gadsden’s at Wychwood Barns in Toronto April 14

Canadian Military Dress Uniform

Canadian Military Dress Uniform will be at the Toronto Gadsden’s Vintage Clothing Show

Kingpin’s Hideaway is a vendor at Gadsden’s Toronto Vintage Clothing Show on Sunday April 14, 2013, where there will be more than 30 top Ontario and Quebec dealers in vintage fashion and textiles.

The show is a highly successful and much-anticipated event on the Toronto vintage fashion scene. This show is all about great vintage clothing, jewellery and fashion accessories, as well as old textiles, linens, fabrics and quilts, including the Canadian military dress uniform pictured above.