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Postcards From Marrakech

Posted by Drake, 11 months, 3 weeks 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.

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Stefania Yarhi Morocco Profile Pic

Five Questions: Danielle Meder

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 2 months ago

Just in time for World MasterCard Fashion Week, we spoke to local fashion illustrator Danielle Meder about her involvement in our Winter 2014 exhibition, as well as her upcoming fashion lecture in the Drake Underground.

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Danielle Meder, Silhouettes and Signals, 2014. This site-specific installation is part of the Drake's current Winter exhibition.

Cine Spring Contests at Drake General Store

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 2 months ago

Enter now for your chance to win a spring shopping spree at Drake General Store!

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Cine Spring

Calla - Printemps-Été 2013 by Eva Michon

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 7 months ago

Toronto filmmaker, Eva Michon, has created a beautifully-eerie piece for fashion designer, Calla.

Calla Printemps-Été 2013 from Eva Michon on Vimeo.

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Eva Michon

Summer Favourites from the Drake General Store

Posted by Drake, 3 years, 10 months ago

The Drake General Store hearts picnic parties! We're very excited to share their first-ever photo story with you. Shot by the talented Steven Beckly, the images showcase some of their top summer picks- including our favourite Shared Toronto Public Library tee. Take a look!

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Drake General Store

Shared: Our Beloved Basics

Posted by Drake, 4 years ago

Knit, cut + sewn entirely in Toronto, Shared Beloved Basics are designed in partnership with our pals at the Drake General Store! We love seeing our neighbours and friends wear and enjoy Shared.

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