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July Pedestrian Sunday ’16!

Tomorrow we are very excited to be hosting a team of awesome local vendors for July’s Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market!

Toronto makers Jackie Lee Art & Snack Club Collective will be selling their wide variety of handmade goods outside of our shop.

Check out the huge range of products that will be available tomorrow from Jackie Lee, Christine te Bogt, Joanna Labriola, & Emily Dynes. From screen printed posters & notebooks to enamel pins & clay beaded necklaces, there will be something for everyone!

Don’t miss out! Come visit our vendors from 12-6pm this Sunday July 31st.


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Pedestrian Sunday Pop-Up with Rosehound Apparel and No Fun Press


June 28th is Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market and to celebrate Kid Icarus will be hosting a pop-up shop in front of our 205 Augusta Ave. location.

From 12:00 – 5:30 on Sunday, July 26th we will be joined by Reilly Hodgson of No Fun Press and Megan Campagnolo of Rosehound Apparel.

Be sure to come by and check out their great collection of pins, patches, clothing and accessories!  Or just pop down to say Hi and enjoy the Pedestrian Sunday street festival!

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Pedestrian Sunday Pop-Up with Jackie Lee


We are very happy to announce that our very own Jackie Lee will be joining us as a guest vendor for the first Pedestrian Sunday of 2015!

From 12:00 – 5:30 on Sunday, May 31st, Jackie and her amazing Inter-Planet Transit Commission screen prints will be set up outside our Kensington Market location selling her beautiful, hand printed posters. Be sure to pop down to say Hi!

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Beer & Ball @ Handlebar

New poster printed for our friends at Handlebar.

This poster is for Kensington’s first annual Beer & Ball Festival. May 11th-15th, five nights of music, beer, and pinball tournaments! The Beer & Ball Festival is hosted at Handlebar (159 Augusta Ave, just down the street from Kid Icarus).

Presented by Handlebar , Pinball Sessions, Kensington Brewing Company , Sonic Boom, Rockhouse T.O. Productions Wavelength and hosted By Mike Naphan.

For more info on the festivities check out their Facebook page.

Limited number of the prints will be available for purchase at our Kensington location. $22.00

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New Eleven Thirty Shop Accessories in Store!

Toronto based brand Eleven Thirty Shop create beautiful bags, purses and clutches. Each style is made only in a small batch so you can be sure you’re getting a hand crafted product made with love.

We are very pleased to be selling some of their wares in our stores, the leather Pony effect purses can be found at our Parkdale store while the colourful soft leather pocket pouches and purses are brightening up our Kensington Market shop. Prices start at $25, perfect for Christmas presents (for those organised Christmas shoppers) or just as a treat for yourself!

Leather purses available in our Kensington store
Pocket pouches available in Yellow or Black




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August’s Pedestrian Sundays Guests Vendors!

Sunday funday! August’s Pedestrian Sunday takes place this Sunday (31st) here in Kensington Market and we have another all star cast for you as Toronto’s 1% Talent and Hello Morico will be joining us as guest vendors!


1% Talent produce carefully hand crafted super cool items of clothing, look at this charming watermelon tee!

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Hello Morico is an equally super cool and handmade line of clothing, accessories and toys. Check out her mini terrarium necklaces and Future Cat Lady totes! (You can grab a Cat Lady tote in store now for $14)

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Something to Tweet about

You may have spotted in the window of our coming-soon-Parkdale-location (thats right Parkdale location) this “Lets give them something to tweet about” print, designed and hand printed by us!


22″ x 30″ 100% cotton grey paper, it is now available to buy in our Kensington Market store for $45.





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Screen Printing Wars: match day report

It was a scorcher of a Pedestrian Sunday here in Kensington Market but that did not deter the teams from giving us one hell of a Screen Printing War. Huge thanks to Team Mounting Debt featuring Susan Van Beek Rogers & Kayla Preston-Lord, Team Army of Darkness featuring JP Spanbauer & Laura McCutchan and Kid Icarus reps Jackie Lee and Joanna Labriola for being great contestants.



Terror Lake provided an amazing soundtrack for the event, a big big thanks to them, you guys rock! If you couldnt make it on sunday, check them out here.terror_lake

It was tough choosing a winner but in the end thanks to a rad guitar stencil, summery colour blend and having all event info on the poster it was Team Kid Icarus who took home the trophy.



While all this was going on, the wonderful Christina of Hatchet was our guest vendor and selling some beautiful hand made bags, cushions and home wares. Kudos to Christina for withstanding the sun!



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Screen Printing Wars -its back!

Stick it in your calenders!

June 29th is another wonderful Pedestrian Sunday here in Kensington Market and we will be holding the highly anticipated Screen Printing Wars!

The contestants this year feature our very own Jackie Lee battling against JP Spanbauer and Mounting Debt’s Susan Grace Van Beek Rogers. There will be Toronto band Terror Lake providing musical entertainment!

In a nutshell, Screen Printing Wars is a battle between teams of professional screen printers with a challenge to produce the best gig poster within a one hour time limit and with limited resources.

They only have one hour to pull something together. Will they have time to complete the job? Or will it all end in disaster? Find out on Pedestrian Sunday, June 29th, 205 Augusta Avenue. 1pm sharp!

Check out our Facebook event page for updates, found here.


Along side SCREEN PRINTING WARS, we’ll have an outdoor setup featuring screen printed home decor and accessories by Christina Obuch of Hatchet!
Join us Sunday, June 29th from 12pm to 5pm. (Screen Printing Wars 1pm to 3pm) — at Kid Icarus.
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We’re in Toronto Life magazine!

If you pick up the ‘Neighbourhoods’ issue of Toronto Life and turn to page 46 you’ll see a lovely feature about us included in their top places to visit in Kensington Market, sandwiched in between our friends ‘Sanagan’s Meat Locker‘ and ‘Fika‘.

Check it out!