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

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 …

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

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 …

Shoes 201 – Shoe Care – Suede Shoes

This is an excellent video and article by videojug about the proper care, cleaning and revival of suede leather shoes. Peter Schweiger,  the 5th generation owner of the British bespoke shoemakers James Taylor & Son, , demonstrates the techniques. How To Clean Suede Shoes Step 1: You will need: 1 suede protector spray 1 suede …

Insight from The Crazy Truth and Ryan Gosling in a Well-Tailored Suit

The aphorism has become a staple in modern philosophy and the tumblr The Crazy Truth continues this tradition by mashing up pithy insights on relationships with images reflecting the aphorism's meaning. Interspersed among these 'aphorimages' is an advice column. While this site does target women about relationships, several of the posts are equally valuable to …

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

  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 …