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Drake General Store

DRAKE GENERAL STORE SPRING WAREHOUSE SALE

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come spice up your spring wardrobe with some Drake General Store finds! Our Warehouse sale will be happening on Friday June 12 - Sunday June 14! See you there...

Warehouse Sale
Drake Devonshire

DBTL: AWESOME PEC

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

Awesome things are happening up by Drake-by-the-Lake in the beautiful county and this is because of Awesome PEC! Want to know what is going on in the community in Prince Edward County? Read the interview below with grant winners, PELC Pops!

Awesome PEC
Hotel + Travel

Surf the Greats

Posted by Kylie Gionet, 1 year, 8 months ago

Typically, when you think of Toronto, you don’t think of a surf scene. But, after recently hosting a pop-up “surf shop” at our DGS stores for the adventure travel and lifestyle brand "Surf the Greats", a particularly faithful Northern surf culture is exactly what we discovered.

Surf the Greats
Music

MUSIC MONDAY: GOLD COMPLEX

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

Catchy + Sexy Music on the Rise.
When looking around Toronto to see what's new in the music scene, Gold Complex keeps popping up. Whether it's playing CMW, headlining Lee's palace, or on CBC radio, Gold Complex is a band you should be paying attention to.

GC
Food + Drink

FOOD FRIDAY: THE BREAKFAST SANDWICH

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

A sandwich can be boring... but a breakfast sandwich... it's never boring.

Breakfast Sand
Hotel + Travel

Postcards From Marrakech

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 8 months ago

Local stylesetter Stefania Yarhi has long trained her eye on the street. Whether its outside the tents of New York Fashion Week or a beach on the coast of Italy, the photographer and writer behind the celebrated Textstyles blog has a stamp-filled passport attesting to her dedicated documentation of international street style.

On June 8, Yarhi will launch Fashion 2.0, a summer talk + mixer series exploring fashion's evolution in the digital world. The first edition will focus on, natch, global street style, and will feature a RSVP Room 222 talk on the very subject with special guests Randi Bergman (Executive Digital Editor of FASHION Magazine), Stephanie Mark (Co-Founder of the Coveteur) and fashion and lifestyle blogger Gracie Carroll. (And since its also the seventh anniversary of Textstyles, a celebration on the Sky Yard.) The monthly event will run in July and August, focusing on e-commerce and the future of fashion blogging, respectively.

Earlier this Spring, Yarhi visited the Moroccan city Marrakech, which may be familiar to any of our guests who have had the chance to visit our much-loved rooftop patio this summer. Below are five snaps from her trip, and commentary on what makes this city such an enduring inspiration.

Stefania Yarhi Morocco Profile Pic