Reduce Reuse! Upcycle!

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Come check out the exciting new Double Take Studio window display. Our latest collection by upcycling artists on display and for sale inside the Double Take Thrift Store. All Double Take Studio artisans specialize in upcycling previously loved items in a creative, sustainable, and accessible manner. In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Cabbagetown […]

Halloween Style

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Contributed by fashion photographer Lenka lenkalife.com. Kids can enjoy trick-or-treating this year, according to Ontario Public Health guidance. For those of us that wait until the last minute to find a costume, it’s time to visit the Yonge Street Mission’s Double Take Thrift Store on 306 Gerrard St E.  We searched through the store’s  Halloween […]

Vintage Clothes ’The New Luxury’

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  Why buying vintage clothes is ’The New Luxury’Contributed by fashion photographer Lenka lenkalife.com   I’ve asked Mathew Cohen, the owner of the MHC Vintage on 555 Parliament Street, to dress me in 3 different outfits for 3 different occasions. Each look consists of vintage clothing, accessories and footwear that we picked together and viola!  […]

Cabbagetown Fashion – Hoodie

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Let me introduce myself. I am Lenka, born in Slovakia, living in Cabbagetown since 2009. I love fashion, photography, and baking. I have been around fashion since I started modeling as 14 years old. My dream has always been to own a fashion label. Today I would like to show you how to dress up […]

Double Take has all the giftables

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Contributed by Sharon — YSM’s Double Take Thrift Store is here to help you get ready for the holidays! Our staff are excited to share sustainable and creative ways the Cabbagetown community can show love this season. Ideas range from our regular offerings of new and gently used clothing and giftables, to our new range […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU – part 2

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Contributed by Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway. Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone please […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Contributed by Anita Bostok & Norman Hathaway — Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone […]