Not only clothes but accessories have the power to make the man, judging by the recent output from small-scale Canadian makers of adorments of various kinds. Krane Design elevates a classic duffle bag with waxed cotton and premium leather trim details, lending it an edgy-meets-elegant air. Striped braces from Vancouver’s Cursor & Thread, meanwhile, will take a dandy dude one more stylish step forward, as will a bold madras tie from Bay Cooper. Baffi’s quirky handcrafted Baltic birch cufflinks are a snappy alternative to staid metallics. And both Rebels Refinery and Weston & Lawrence offer grooming goods handmade in Toronto, showing that shopping local never looked so good.
Shave oil, $30 through westonandlawrence.com.
Haley bag, $825 through kranedesign.com.
Wingtip boot, $930 through leatherfoot.com.
Jonas Salk tie, $80 through baycooper.com.
Wealth of Man bar soap, $12 each through rebelsrefinery.com.
Dublin suspenders, $79 through cursorandthread.com.
Sunglasses cufflinks, $55 through bafficollection.com.