The week’s news, views and sales


Oh, shirt

Financial district suit spot Garrison Bespoke (26 Wellington East, 416-566-2041, is launching a custom shirt subscription service for top-addicted shoppers. For $250 per month, a fresh, crisp button-down made to your measurements will arrive at your home or office. You can request specific styles based on upcoming occasions or holes in your wardrobe.

Trout fishing

You have until Sunday (September 22) to score some swanky autumn rainwear from Canadian jacket brand Trout’s online pop-up shop on etail site eLuxe ( Three styles called Biwa, Humboldt and Gila are up for grabs, and all feature lots of inside pockets and reversibility in double-faced cotton. The lineup, designed in T.O. and stitched up in Vancouver, ranges from $535 to $630.

Self sale

Also making news in online shopping is flash sale site Gilt’s ( new personalized promo feature. The web store keeps track of your clothing and accessory preferences and generates daily deals tailored to your taste, sizing and brand preferences. The discount ops disappear after 24 hours, when a new round of specials spring ups.

Wax on

Queen West waxing spot Fuzz (701 Queen West, 647-748-3899, is expanding its hair removal empire with the addition of a second Toronto location in the Annex this fall. Many details are still tba, but we know it will be on Bloor and feature a similar service lineup, from basic leg treatments to more intimate Manzilians. Regulars at the original location will be able to use their membership discounts at the new spot as well.



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