Fall colours, fantastic vendors with fabulous vintage finds, a cider or coffee for strolling the grounds…..the Leslieville Flea’s fall market on October 18th is going to be spectacular. Here then are more of the fabulous vendors you will meet on October 18th at the beautfiul Ashbridge estate.
True North Trappings
This talented lot create rustic, modern art that tell Canadian stories on Canadian wood. Each piece is hand painted in bold acrylic colours using iconic images that celebrate the natural spirit of the great white north. Their signature silhouettes are inspired by memories of family camping trips and school geography lessons. The canvas comes from locally sourced timber from historic tumbledown barns or Canadian forests.
Isn’t it time to let your Canadiana show?
Designed to Life is a lifestyle brand, created and based in Toronto, Canada, which aims to create spiritual, creative and unique art designs which would inspire spiritual growth and evolution in the person and the world around them.
Returning this month is Lolo & Artie. Lolo is a mama, designer and entrepreneur who found beautiful, useful (and mostly organic) products when she became a mom for the first time.Their decor for kids are playful and intelligent pieces that are both functional and safe for a kids room. For apparel it’s all about comfortable, unique clothes and accessories that kids can muck about in – if they can’t play in it than it’s not for them!Not to be forgotten,there are pieces for moms and dads to help you move comfortably through your pregnancy. They even design gift hampers for uncles and aunties and besties to send along for showers and when big announcements are made. Yeah!
Copious is a Toronto based women’s wear fashion line established in 2013 by Country girl come fashion designer, Carissa McCaig. Her inspiration is rooted in her country upbringing, inspired by the colours of the seasons, how the wind moves the fabric of a dress; she is always drawn back home to shoot her collection where she is most inspired. Currently her collection can be found at Coal Miner’s Daughter & Rent Frock Repeat Frock in Toronto & Frock & Dilettante in Elora. Carissa is the owner/designer and she sews each dress herself and loves working with customer to make sure the dress fits them perfectly. She is a “Canadian dreamer making beautiful dresses.”
Penny Candy Jam
Penny Candy Jam was born of a love of all things Parkdale. Inspired by the flavours found in one of Toronto’s most vibrant and creative neighbourhoods, this local jam company works hard to create the best damn jam you’ve ever had. They start with locally sourced raw materials, including ingredients grown in Parkdale to create unique and creative flavours to preserve the freshness of every season.
Can’t wait till Sunday! See you all at Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen Street East and way to go Bluejays!