Detail of the Day – Twilled Cotton in Pink from Button-down Shirt

view full image This is the detail of a twill weave of cotton from a pink button-down shirt. Related articles Waistcoat Wednesday: Universal Works, almost universal approval (welldresseddad.com) Meet the British Fashion Council's hottest new menswear designers (metro.co.uk) The Button Up Shirt (gentsamongmen.wordpress.com) Outfit of the Day - May 29 (kingpinchic.com)  

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Kingpin’s Lady Pins – Inaugural Pin Up Pastel Supernova as Carmen

Welcome to the first in a continuing series of Vargas inspired pin ups produced by Kingpin's Hideaway. Pastel Supernova graces us with her rendition of the wild and cigar-smoking Carmen. She also has on display a gorgeous silk crêpe piano shawl in deep royal purple with a wide border of silk velvet. The piano shawl …

Vintage Clothing Show – Toronto Vintage Clothing and Textile Show & Sale, March 3rd, 2012

Kingpin's Hideaway is very happy to participate in the 21st annual Toronto Vintage Clothing and Textile Show & Sale that raises money for cancer research with partial proceeds being donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. The 21st Annual Toronto Vintage Clothing and Textile Show & Sale is the premier annual vintage textiles and clothing show …

Kingpin Chic at Kingpin Chic Vintage Mens Clothing at Wychwood Barns Gadsden’s Toronto Vintage Clothing Show

By special request Kingpin Chic will be opening up our collection of fine gentleman's apparel one day only on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the Gadsden’s Toronto Vintage Clothing Show Wychwood Barns located at 601 Christie Street Toronto, Ontario. The hours for the show are 11 am – 4:00 pm and admission for adults is …

Gentlemen’s Cravats – The Bow Tie: A Brief History

The innovation of the cravat allowed for it to develop into several variations of gentlemens neck ties that became distinct types of cravats over time. One of the most familiar is the bow tie. This stylized cravat has come to define a gentleman in every aspect and is, perhaps, the single piece of apparel that …