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Girl on the Wing is a retail boutique specializing in vintage clothing and antiques. The shop is a well-curated collection of“lovely little things” that have been collected over time and from the far corners of the world. Girl on the Wing is the start of something special, a style empire where all good things come together. A lovely, romantic atmosphere where one finds inspiration in the past, music, culture and dreams. A little haven of loveliness, where people can shop, interact, share and play dress up to their heart’s content.

Director and proprietor, Whitney McMeekin, is a graduate of Ryerson University with a BDes in Fashion Communication. Her love of the past and style have taken her through many experiences, both within the fashion industry and in different specialty retail shops. Through her years of learning and taking part in this industry, she has been collecting pieces from every place she goes and has accumulated a collection that offers something for any type of person with an appreciation for style.

Located at 181 King Street East in beautiful Hamilton, Ontario.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

sunny days

I don't know about you guys, but the sun has been shining lately and it's making me forget the frigid weather outside. Spring is on my mind and while we still have a bit more cold to endure, we're getting there, slowly but surely. Nothing says spring like a fresh pair of sunnies, and Karen Walker's new campaign featuring grannies from Advanced Style, put a huge smile on my face. Known for her unique designs and quirky aesthetic, this kiwi-designer focuses on making sunglasses that are modern with a classic, vintage feel. Would love to one day carry her stuff in the shop...but in the meantime, we'll be on the lookout for retro sunnies to add to the collection.

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