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I never considered myself a fashion designer because that description seems a LOT more serious than what I actually do. Don't get me wrong, I work with fashion and design but when I think of a fashion designer, I think of the high fashion runway designs featured at New York Fashion Week, and no, Yeezy Season 5 does not come to mind! I just feel like fashion designers are so much more intricate in their design pieces and to be honest, I do not design fashion, I design t-shirts (simple, I know). Mostly because I don't care to interfere with your...

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One of my favorite places to in the TDOT are the graffiti alleys behind Queen Street West Downtown Toronto. I just love the amazing art and colors that bring life to those dark alleys. So on my trip to Miami this year for Carnival (after 5 days of nonstop fun jumping and waving) I decided to explore Miami's Art District especially since I heard from several sources that the art scene in Miami is a big deal and the Wynwood Walls were on a different level. I am always inspired by the creative process and as a creative person myself,...

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I think we can all agree that sneakers, in their most basic form, are essential. They are comfortable, light and fashionable. They are versatile enough to take us on quick trips to the mall or long walks around the block so essentially, sneakers are how we connect with the concrete jungle! But for many, sneakers are so much more than that. They are nostalgic, exclusive, and priceless collector's items that have created a culture all on its own.  For the most part, music and sports have really developed the sneaker culture as new fashion trends became synonymous with the two. For...

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  Well, the TDOT is does lot lack a vast array of things to do on any given weekend so being that we are Clutch, we are giving our Clutch Peeps the first installment to our Key to the City blog series. The entire purpose to to let you know about some of Toronto's best kept secrets and all the clutch things you can do whether you are trying to keep it low-key or turn all the way up!  If you have any suggestions on things cool events or amazing spots to check out in the city, let us know in...

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  If you do not know by now, Carnival Chasing is a "thing" and it is growing every single year. Thousands of people island hop throughout the year to experience one carnival after another, from Trinidad to Jamaica, Hollywood, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, St. Vincent, Grenada, Berlin, UK and of course Toronto. However, we are just around the corner from what most would consider the 2nd most popular island Carnival, BARBADOS CROPOVER! Now given that Barbados is celebrating 50 strong years of independence, we have to give you a bit of history. Cropover has origins dating back to the 1780s...

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