I baked a cake from scratch the other day. It was a lot of work, a lot of mess (holy with the dishes!), and it didn’t turn out very pretty. Lopsided, sunken in the middle, crumbs stuck to every surface with which it came into contact; a frosted disaster. But it tasted really good, and … More I Baked a Cake and Closed a Business
What an exciting year. For me; maybe yours wasn’t exciting at all. Or maybe it was shitty exciting (I’ve had a few years like that, 2010, looking at you with a screwface). At any rate, today is that last day of 2014, whether you liked it or not. Let’s reflect. I moved to a new-to-me/old-to-me … More 2014, In Review
Just a quickie post, showing you some pictures of the v-neck tops I’ve been working on! Long sleeved v-neck sweatshirts with front lace inserts, $59 at The Labour District! Limited quantities, first come, first serve!
Previously: Part 1/Part 2/Part 3/Part 4 It’s funny, and telling, that I haven’t written updates on The Labour District Diaries since the store actually opened. We are hella busy. You guys, opening a storefront isn’t for the faint of heart. You will be spending all of your time in that store. You will have … More The Labour District Diaries: Five Months In
This past Friday, we did a quick n’ dirty photo shoot for my Fall/Winter commercial line. The model is Irene Abraham, and here is her Model Mayhem profile. She did her own hair & makeup, and I did the camera work. Here are some pics, more of which can also be found on the F/W14 … More Fall Photo Shoot
That’s right. Our store, The Labour District, will open its doors on Thursday May 1st at high noon. Located at 29 King st E, about a block east of Simcoe in Oshawa, The Labour District will be all shiny and new and raring to go! Want a sneak peek? Here are some poor quality phone … More The Labour District, Open May 1 2014!
Shortly before we moved away from Toronto, I received a good piece of advice from a store owner: rent a space that doesn’t need much work. Once you sign the lease, you’re responsible for everything that happens inside that space, so if it needs a whole shitload of renovating, it’s coming out of your wallet. … More The Labour District Diaries: Part 4