• Lalonde's Menswear Guide: Building a Look - How we do it

    Here's a simple gif we put together on the process of building one of our menswear looks. Before we jump into picking an outfit, we have to decide where we are going. We chose to test out The Toronto Temperance Society which is kind of a not-so-secret members only cocktail club. We find cocktails always taste better when you get all fancy, but we still want to be comfortable! Keeping...

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  • Gregory Lalonde Jan 20, 2017

    Pitti Uomo 91

    In the midst of a hectic buying season, I wanted to share with you a couple of highlights from our trip to Florence, Italy for the 91st Pitti Immagine tradeshow, the #menswear mecca for four days every six months. Enjoy a little sneak peak and get a feel for the incredible vibe we experienced. [powr-multi-slider id=832501ea_1484956011]

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  • Gregory Lalonde Dec 13, 2016

    A Day in the Life of a Menswear Buyer

    We grabbed our passports and headed off to NYC this past Sunday to buy for Fall 2017. These appointments were for an early delivery of July, just in time for us to take shots with the new product for our Fall Lookbook. Here's a quick behind the scenes play-by-play of how it's done.  We started off early and flew out of Pearson International in Toronto to Laguardia in New York, and went...

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  • Gregory Lalonde Nov 29, 2016

    Leave it to Sweden

    The trip began with a cross-Atlantic redeye flight through Copenhagen to Sweden’s Gothenburg airport. Arriving to a small welcoming committee between the Volvo signs and baggage carousels, unsure of what to expect, I found myself in the company of two other well-known North American retailers whom were also invited to the week’s carefully planned activities. We were whisked to a small boutique hotel in the quaint neighboring town of Borås,...

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  • Gregory Lalonde Oct 06, 2016

    Look what happened when we made our first sale! (Spoiler: We Hand Delivered It)

    After 28 years of building a reputation for providing our community with the best service and products on the planet, we stepped into the 21st century and opened our doors to the world. Check out the little adventure I took after our first online sale! Stay tuned for the rest of the journey, and let us know your thoughts!

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