Summer Wardrobe Essentials

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With summer in full swing, now is as good a time as any to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy the summer in style.

Here, we present a few key items that we think no guy should be without.

A well fitting t-shirt

To us, the perfect t-shirt is well constructed from quality fabric. It isn’t skin-tight, nor should it go down to one’s knees. The perfect t-shirt should allow you to breath and most of all – be easy to wear.

Our t-shirts from United Stock Dry Goods are made right here in Canada and we’ve refined the fit over several seasons.

A good pair of chinos

A good pair of chinos will pair well with a button down, t-shirt, sneakers or dress shoes. Provided you choose a darker, neutral colour and the fit isn’t too tight, or too loose (you don’t want the backs of your chinos dragging on the ground), it’s tough to go wrong.

Light denim

While black jeans are incredibly versatile, they’re not the most practical choice for everyone in the summer months.

A nice, washed blue denim or even a grey denim works well with most colours and more casual outfits.

A good dress shoe

As most of you know already, footwear is important. A well-made dress shoe can act as the anchor for any outfit. Don’t get us wrong, sneakers are good too, but dress shoes are often overlooked as a warm weather option and they pair well with dark denim and chinos.

A summer suit

Summer suits don’t have to be hot and uncomfortable. We have a large selection of fabrics that are light and extremely breathable, perfect for summer. Whether you are buying ready to wear or a completely custom made-to-measure suit, we promise you’ll look sharp and be comfortable.

In fact, are suiting sale is on now and we’re offering select ready to wear suiting for as low as $399. And, all of our designer collections are marked down, so if you notice anything missing from your summer wardrobe, now is the perfect time to stock up on t-shirts, chinos, denim, handmade dress shoes, and plenty more.

Last Chance to Stock Up on Summer Essentials & Footwear

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Our annual designer sale wont last forever and time is running out to stock up on summer essentials.

So, if you’re looking for the perfect t-shirt, chinos, denim or shorts, than look no further. You can mix and match for our buy one, get one free promotion.

If you’re looking to invest in a new pair of dress shoes, our selection from Officine Creative are hand-finished using time-honoured techniques. These shoes will only get better with age and are on sale now. Our collections from Buddy Japan, Muroex, FEIT and more are also further reduced so there’s no better time to invest in new pair of shoes.

We also have suiting, shirting, jackets, accessories and much more on sale.

Support Canadian-Made this Canada Day Weekend

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We go to great lengths to bring only the very best to our shop for our customers. We travel across Europe, Japan, and further to find the very best footwear, accessories, and apparel we can get our hands on.

However, some of the garments we’re most proud to carry are designed and made right here in Canada. We’ve had the pleasure to work with some incredibly talented Canadian designers over the years and we’re very proud that our two house lines—United Stock Dry Goods and KIN—are designed and produced right here in Canada.

Founded in 2012, United Stock Dry Goods’ provides modern touches to classic garments all while maintaining a functional and minimalist aesthetic and a nod to classic proportions and tailoring. KIN utilizes unique, high-quality fabrics and a minimal approach to design with a slim, streamlined silhouette. We’re very proud to say our KIN and United Stock Dry Goods collections are now both a favourite of customers.

So, whatever you do to celebrate Canada Day this weekend, be sure to get out and support the shops and crafts-people who work to produce quality products right here in Canada.

Going, Going, Gone!

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Our designer sale continues with further reductions on all designer collections including shirting, trousers, accessories, footwear and more. And, select shirting, chinos, and shorts are now buy one, get one free. Some exceptions do apply, but there’s lots of outstanding deals to be had.

Items are going quickly and the sale is currently in-store only, so visit us soon!

Designer Sale Up to 50% Off

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Our designer sale is now in full swing. All designer collections are now up to 50% off. Now is the perfect time to stock up on your wardrobe essentials such as shirting, denim and trousers from KIN, United Stock Dry Goods as well as footwear from Officine Creative, Buddy Japan, and lots more.

Whether you are looking to stock up on staples or pick up that one piece you’ve been eyeing all season, now is the time – items are going fast.

The sale is currently in-store only, so visit us soon!

Sydney’s Father’s Day Essentials

Father’s day is just around the corner, which means you should probably start looking for the perfect present for the guy who helped you learn how to ride a bike, provided countless piggyback rides and raised you to be the fine human you are today. This, as we’re sure you know, is no easy task.

Luckily, we’re here to help with a selection of high quality, unique and utilitarian items that we’re sure any dad will appreciate.

A hand-crafted, vegetable tanned wallet

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Il Bussetto utilizes an old Tuscan leather crafting technique to produce their vegetable tanned wallets. Each model is produced in low quantities due to the time-consuming production process. The clean lines, attention to detail and craftsmanship make their wallets and small leather goods the perfect present for any discerning dad.

 

Made in Canada Shirting from United Stock Dry Goods

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Our United Stock Dry Goods shirting is made right here in Canada from fabrics sourced from Italy and Japan and have been a longtime favourite of customers. We have a variety of options available ranging from conservative to more adventurous patterns so we’re sure you’ll find the perfect fit.

A Timeless Timepiece

Photo courtesy of Renard.
Photo courtesy of Renard.

Renard uses modern technology and design to produce a range of watches that are elegant and timeless. The minimal, sophisticated aesthetic gives them the versatility of looking great dressed up or down.

Sydney’s Recommended: Unsound at Luminato

Photo courtesy of Luminato.
Photo courtesy of Luminato.

Luminato is an annual arts festival here in Toronto. In previous years, the festival took place over multiple sites across the city, but this year they are taking over the Hearn Generating Station to host all of their programming. We can’t wait to see what they do with the massive 27,573 square metre facility.

One of our favourite Luminato events has always been Unsound. It started as a small festival in Krakow, Poland. Unsound is now known as one of the most interesting experimental and electronic music festivals in the world.

Unsound festival always delivers an extremely broad variety of genres and always manages to blow our minds. We’re sure this year will be no different.

Unsound is taking place June 10+11 as part of Luminato Festival. Click here for more information.