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Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 2009
We hit the Spring Clothing Show on Saturday at The Better Living Center. There were some great vendors, and we saw favourites and friends like Cry Wolf Clothing and Dialogue Headwear. We met some fascinating vintage entrepreuneurs and did some shopping, of course.
My fave vintage booth was where I picked up this biker jacket (from now defunct Canadian leather company Cosa Nova). I had been struggling to find a perfect one, and this one fits better than most thrift/vintage women's biker leathers that I've been able to find, and the price was right, so I had to take it home.
I had a fascinating chat with co-owner's Jesse and Josh. I found out that they are vintage purveyers to the fullest- They own Snap Clothing(reworked designer vintage) F As In Frank Clothing (new & used, Snap reworked vintage available in Whistler and Vancouver), AND these busy guys do Hoboken and Haberdashery 80's and 90's vintage streetwear and vintage urbanwear.
Jesse is a second generation vintage man. His family has been in the biz long before I was old enough to care about vintage clothes, owning Toronto's old vintage shop South Pacific. Jesse's father also founded what was probably Toronto's first vintage shop, The Farmer's Rag Market in the Flat Iron building.
Jesse's partner is the ever-knowledgable and passionate Josh.The two of them have been serving up great vintage and shall continue to do so!!/ get it here -
Hoboken & Haberdashery on Ebay
F As In Frank
More here - Shernett Swaby
Art/Skate or Streetwear
The Bait Shop 358 Dufferin Street, Suite 117, Toronto, Ontario.
The Bait Shop Gallery (voted best new gallery of 08) is a hidden gem that I can't believe I haven't been to yet. They were offering up their own brand this year, and they also had artists do an all day giant collabo painting.
Sample sale this week: May 8th and 9th, Noon to 6 at the gallery, 368 Dufferin.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Surreal Things offers a new perspective on the surrealists’ contentious and ambiguous relationship to the commercial fields of design, fashion, advertising, architecture, film and theatre. The exhibition explores how the increasing pressures of burgeoning consumer culture conflicted with surrealism’s first principles. Nonetheless, there was significant creative, cross-fertilization between surrealist artists and designers. The exhibition brings together some of the most extraordinary objects ever created, and will include painting, sculpture, architecture, works on paper, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, furniture, fashion, film and photography.
May 9 – August 30, 2009 - We'll be there opening day! Can't wait!
Monday, May 4, 2009
Saturday, May 2, 2009
above: Jamie Bochart's comp card, Jamie and fiance Michael Pitt, and Jamie in Balmain, W Magazine .
As you can probably tell by now, we heart our models here at fashionmovementz.
The most recent Vogue was tailor made for model fanatics like us, with their gorgeous cover spread featuring "The Faces of the Moment".
There was, however, a model not featured in the model May 09 issue of Vogue. This model doesn't quite fit into the same innocent blonde category as girls like Caroline Trentini, Anna Jagodzinska or Lily Donaldson.