Compiling our second annual Parkdale gift guide was an opportunity to have a romantic interlude with a neighbourhood I love.
We LOVE Shopgirls for their dedication to body positivity and styling prowess that curates fashion-forward pieces for those of us who don’t look like fashion models.
In anticipation of Spring Into Parkdale, we’re interviewing some of the people who are integral to building this colourful neighbourhood.
When the Parkdale BIA asked me if I’d share with you all the fabulous shops, I accepted the mission with great enthusiasm.
Shopgirls Boutique in Parkdale is an absolute smorgasbord of veggie-dyed, recycled, reclaimed, re-everythinged, and art pieces. And all designed in Canada, no less. You can find everything from a table made from bicycle parts to necklaces made from shirt collars to earrings made from rusty nails. And there’s nothing rusty about this place. Owner Michelle… Read More »
UGH! Holiday shopping. GROAN! Holiday stress. COMPLAIN! Holidays that feel nothing like a holiday. For anyone who needs to escape from it all for a night or a few, but doesn’t want their to-do list looming over their head like a Charlie Brown black cloud, Gladstone Hotel is offering The Gladstone Urban Shopping Experience. Not… Read More »