Kingpin’s Hideaway at the Next Electro Swing Club

Kingpin’s Hideaway and Cabaret Vintage  are both pleased to host the Velvet Parlour at this month’s edition of Electro Swing Club at Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel. This Friday, August 17th, the Velvet Parlour will feature our curated vintage fashion in a photo booth experience; featuring many original and designer pieces from our current collection. Linger in …

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Kingpins Hideaway Grand Opening Soiree – Popup Haberdashery On Queen St. West

No longer do the men of Toronto need to fear dressing like an adult! For one month only, Kingpin’s stylish collection of men’s vintage clothing will be available for purchase at the pop-up haberdashery, “Kingpin’s Hideaway” in the lower level of Cabaret at 672 Queen St. West, Toronto. Hugo Boss, Yves St. Laurent and Alexander …

Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Silks

Silk - the word itself mimics the fabric it names as you say it flowing softly through your lips only catching slightly at the end. Silk comes from the harvested cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry tree moth, Bombyx mori, and in domesticated fashion on silk farms in a practice called sericulture. Bombyx mori …