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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.