Kingpin’s Hideaway Featured in Men’s Fashion Blog, “The Key of He”

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.

1930-era silk tie available at Kingpin’s Hideaway.

Snap-together composite and mother-of-pearl cuff links available at Kingpin's Hideaway.

Snap-together composite and mother-of-pearl cuff links available at Kingpin’s Hideaway.

Dove grey beaver fur fedora.

Dove grey beaver fur fedora.

Two-tone leather spectator / correspondents shoes.

Two-tone leather spectator / correspondents shoes.

Grey double breasted wool jacket with oxblood pinstripe.

Grey double-breasted wool jacket with oxblood pinstripe.

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.

Kingpin’s Hideaway on the Ballot for Best Vintage Clothing Store In Toronto

Kingpin’s Hideaway is now on the ballot for consideration as the both the Best Men’s Clothing Store in Toronto and the Best Vintage Clothing Store in Toronto! It is, of course, a great honour to even be put on the ballot and doubly special as men’s vintage often gets short shrift in the fashion and clothing world. If you are a customer of Kingpin’s Hideaway, or just a fan of gentlemens vintage clothing, please consider voting for us!

Vote for Best Vintage Clothing Store in Toronto

Vote for Best Vintage Clothing Store in Toronto


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Please vote for Kingpin’s Hideaway!

 

Style Blog ‘life in the m lane’ Visits the Kingpin’s Hideaway

Anne Caver sports a vintage silk Dolce and Gabbana blouse she found at Kingpin's Hideaway in Toronto

Anne Caver sports a vintage silk Dolce and Gabbana blouse she found at Kingpin’s Hideaway in Toronto

Last fall Anne Caver of the blog life in the m lane dropped by the Kingpin’s Hideaway pop-up shop on Queen Street West in Toronto and wrote a fetching article about the experience – kingpin’s hideaway : where the vintage goes to play. The author even used one of the blouses she picked up, a silk Dolce & Gabbana blouse, in a feature fashion shoot and article Icon: Anne Caver in the blog à la mode [adj: fusion of effects] . Here’s a little nugget of Caver’s elegant prose:

Hidden in the underground “backstage” of vintage shop Cabaret, Kingpin‘s pop-up shop is every man’s best friend. Lustful for the days of smoking jackets and pipes? You’re covered. Wishing a perfect suit could be easily found with shirt options to spare? You’re covered. Dreaming of that perfect bowler or fedora to top it off? You’re covered. From suits to shoes and all the fixins, you’re covered.

Being well received is always satisfying!

 

Kingpin’s Hideaway Donates Vintage Trophies to CBC Radio for Prestigious 2012 Bucky Awards

The real, live CBC Radio 3 2012 Bucky Awards - vintage trophies provided through the generous support of Kingpin's Hideaway.

The real, live CBC Radio 3 2012 Bucky Awards – vintage trophies provided through the generous support of Kingpin’s Hideaway.

 

In honour of the 2012 Bucky Awards being presented this week by CBC Radio 3 Kingpin’s Hideaway has graciously donated the vintage trophies being given to the winners! The Bucky Awards are CBC Radio 3′s annual celebration of the very best Canadian music of the year, as chosen by their listeners.

 

The trophies even have there own gallery on the CBC Radio website. Here are a sample:

 

The 2012 Rookie of the Year

 

Creepy baby award presented to The 2012 Rookie of the Year

Creepy baby award presented to our rookie of the year.

 

The #socialbutterfly Bucky for 2012

 

the #socialbutterfly Bucky for 2012

the #socialbutterfly Bucky for 2012

 

The Bucky for Best Reason to Buy a Concert Ticket

 

The Bucky for Best Reason to Buy a Concert Ticket

The Bucky for Best Reason to Buy a Concert Ticket

 

You can listen the live broadcast of the Bucky Awards Gala here.

 

Bucky Crest

Bucky Crest (Photo credit: CBC Radio 3)