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Jilly Ijoe Opens Kitsu on Locke Street

Jilly Ijoe Opens Kitsu on Locke Street

Jilly is a world-traveler, make-up artist, McMaster University grad, and most recently, a store owner on the trendy Locke St South. While Jilly has grown her online presence accumulating more than 4,500 fans and followers on Instagram, she’s now hoping to connect with local shoppers through […]

Shopping with Beth Mair – owner of 7th Heaven Fashion Exchange

Shopping with Beth Mair – owner of 7th Heaven Fashion Exchange

People of Hamilton recently got the opportunity to talk to Beth Mair, owner of 7th Heaven Fashion Exchange in Dundas, one of my newly discovered and favourite second-hand stores in the city. Formerly called Second Debut, Candy’s Closet, and the Nu-2-U, the store underwent many changes before […]

Hamilton Street Style: Supercrawl 2016

Hamilton Street Style: Supercrawl 2016

There’s something bittersweet about Supercrawl. It’s one of Hamilton’s most anticipated events with some of the best offerings in music, art, and food – but it also signals the end of summer: back to school, Hamilton hikes to spot the leaves changing colour, and fall fashion. After […]

Glamour in the Hammer: A Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Glamour in the Hammer: A Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Eight designers, nine restaurants, a runway, and 600 people supporting a great cause. This was Hamilton’s second annual Glamour in the Hammer fundraiser for the Good Shepherd. Organized by Kerry Wade and Lynn Bebee of Blackbird Studios, the April 22 event was held at the […]

Spotlight on Angela DeMontigny’s Eponymous Boutique

Spotlight on Angela DeMontigny’s Eponymous Boutique

For Vancouver native Angela DeMontigny, her Cree/Metis heritage has always been the foundation of her design inspiration. This down-to-earth lady is a true rockstar, acting also as a stylist, image consultant, event producer, zumba instructor, and mom. Her Aboriginal heritage has been translated into her wares […]

Interview with Plato’s Closet’s Kevin Wright

Interview with Plato’s Closet’s Kevin Wright

Plato’s Closet is a trendy store that sells and buys lightly used clothing and accessories. Originally based in the US, Plato’s Closet’s popularity in the city has been increasing over the past few years. I visited the store to talk to Kevin Wright about why […]