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.
Snap-together composite and mother-of-pearl cuff links available at Kingpin’s Hideaway.
Dove grey beaver fur fedora.
Two-tone leather spectator / correspondents shoes.
Grey double-breasted wool jacket with oxblood pinstripe.
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.
Kingpin swings gavel at Hookerson Blough vintage auction
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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.
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.
Christmas Day Outfit – 2013
Christmas Day Outfit – Burgundy silk shark skin smoking jacket with cream satin piping and pewter silk pocket square.
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
You may enroll in the first class by clicking this link; it is as easy as that!