Drake Blog


Mr. Finaldi- the man behind the turtleneck

Posted by Stacie Ant, 6 days, 4 hours ago

Who is the legendary Michael Finaldi? Charming and full of stories, Michael lets us have a peek at his exciting life of fashion, creativity and lots of traveling.

Mr. Finaldi hosts monthly discussions at The Drake, talking about art, design, and the best life has to offer. Get to know the amicable man behind the turtleneck.

Style + Design

Sitting Pretty: +tongtong Designed Stools Makes Headlines

Posted by Drake, 1 week, 2 days ago

You'll never guess where he got the inspiration for the unique + bespoke stools. It's a +tongtong tell-all!

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Drake General Store x Bata Heritage

Posted by Caroline Rolf , 2 weeks ago

Bata is making a triumphant return to Canada, just in time for the country’s 150th birthday.

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Top 5 exhibits to look forward to in April

Posted by Stacie Ant, 2 weeks, 1 day ago

This April, we're extra excited about Toronto’s annual Images Festival as well as exciting new art shows. Although there is always a lot of fun stuff to see in the city, here are our top 5 picks for our most anticipated exhibits.

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Food + Drink

Drake Catering: Eat Your Heart Out

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Say hello to Drake Catering!

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Photobooth Confessional w/ Keimar Russell

Posted by Drake, 3 weeks ago

Most days, you'll find Keimar cooking up a storm in The Drake Hotel kitchen. His day officially starts at 5AM but after he hangs up his apron, his day as a break dancer picks up as he heads to dance practice and dances until 10PM. Get to know the dedicated and multi-talented staffer in just 10 questions.