Hello, Again!

We’ve been away for too long, but now we’re back!

The new location for Kingpin’s Hideaway has been opened and is getting lots of notice!

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Opening Launch Party for Kingpin’s Hideaway

The The Hogtown Rake wrote about our Grand Opening Launch Party  and also listed the shop in their post on Men’s vintage clothing in Toronto!

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I Am Dandy portrait of Jonathan Hagey by Rose Callahan

We also made it into the covetous Dandy Portraits blog by Rose Callahan and also her I Am Dandy book signing in Toronto at the elegant men’s shoe store Lodings Shoe Store.

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The Queenpin and Kingpin at the I am Dandy book party

And there’s more, but let’s save it for the next post. I promise it will be sooner than this last one – much sooner!

 

New Year’s Eve Outfit 2013

 

New Year's Eve Outfit 2013 in Vintage Formal White Tie

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.

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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