“But the “almost” part was what I noticed every time wore them. They gaped at the waist and the ankles weren’t skinny enough to make them true skinnies; also, they needed to be shorter. Instead of adding the jeans to the almost 10 million tons of textiles we North Americans send to landfill every year, I took them to Shoppe and Tailor on Ossington Avenue. Owner Maegan McWade pinned the jeans at different widths and lengths to show me the possibilities, while explaining the myriad possibilities of reworking denim.”
We were thrilled to be featured in the Toronto Star’s Fashion & Beauty section this June! The Kit’s editor Eden Boileau came to us for her Perfect Jeans and Personal Shopping articles - the latter found on the thekit.ca’s website. Check out both articles at the links below!
Thank you Toronto! We love you!
Check us out on BlogTO’s Top Ten Tailors in Toronto List! Our article is a little outdated but we are working hard to have a replacement soon!
“Fast fashion and flying hemlines have a whole new meaning in this fierce original fashion competition series that fuses jaw-dropping creations and big personalities from the world of North American fashion. Hosted by Canadian fashion model Kim Cloutier, the series boasts an esteemed panel of resident style experts including celebrity stylist Joe Zee and ELLE Canada’s Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Craft.”
Owner of Shoppe and Tailor, Maegan McWade, was the winner on the the finale episode of STITCHED season 1. Maegan took home the winning prize of $10000 for her red carpet designs. To watch the full episode and all her design work on the show visit:
“If you are looking for the best tailors and seamstresses in Toronto (and don't happen to have a tailor-friend available), here are seven whose work comes highly recommended by some of the most discerning eyes in the city: fashion industry pros.”
“Since opening its doors in October 2014, her boutique alternations business, Shoppe and Tailor, has become one of Ossington Avenue's beloved local businesses. Its name (inspired by Pop Shoppe, her favourite soda) and its old school spelling went hand-in-hand with Maegan’s business model: old trade with a new wave of thinking.”