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KISMET BY MILKA- 2020 Trunk Show & Piercing Party!

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KISMET BY MILKA- 2020 Trunk Show & Piercing Party!

Jewelry is one of those things that we, at Archives, feel you cannot have enough of. Each addition to a collection carries a different background- from conceptual design to artisanal crafting. We believe it is a true artform, and one of the best and most effective, versatile ways to express personal taste and communicate your vision. A little bit about the brand… Milka Karaağaçlı is the creative force that drives Kismet by Milka, who created a brand for all women that carries important themes and values. The brand empowers, thrives on inspiring and being inspired by the lives of likeminded,...

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Unique as you are: pearl designs as the ultimate accessory this valentine’s day

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Unique as you are: pearl designs as the ultimate accessory this valentine’s day

Happy February – the month of romance, with valentine’s day not far off! Got big plans already? Dinner date? Dancing? Whatever your plans are for the big day, we are here for you with one of the most romantic and stylized gems for your special day: Pearl. Pearls are considered the “Queen of gems” and one of the oldest and sought-after gems in history. It has maintained popularity throughout centuries, with many different origins and shapes it is a flexible gem that can be worn for any occasion.  Whether you are looking for a date accessory or adding to a...

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November Birthstones

November Birthstones

Happy birthday November babies! Regardless of the gloomy weather, your birthstones are as bright as the sun! Topaz and citrine are the birthstones for November. Often times these two gemstones are mistaken for one another because topaz was thought to be strictly yellow. If yellow isn’t your colour, don’t worry! Topaz comes in an assortment of colours, so you’ve options. Both birthstones are readily available and affordable. Lucky you!   Topaz Pure topaz are actually colourless. Topaz gain their various shades due to impurities. Precious topaz come in brownish to yellowish tones, sometimes looking so much like a smoky quartz...

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Nak Armstrong Personal Appearance

Nak Armstrong Personal Appearance

  Reflecting on another trunk show is always magical and makes us even more excited for the next. Hosting some of the most notable designers of our time, Archives has become home to likeminded people who appreciate the innovative wearable art. On October 23, 2019, Nak Armstrong made a personal appearance at Archives to showcase his new designs. All the way from Austin, Texas, the designer’s first time in Toronto in 15 years was nothing but a success! As expected, the reactions of our guests fell far from short. Every piece that was tried on or simply admired through the...

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OTTOLINGER - Beauty in destruction

OTTOLINGER - Beauty in destruction

OTTOLINGER - a brand focused on experimentation while finding beauty in destruction. Swiss duo Cosima Gradient and Christa Bösch are the geniuses behind the brand. The two met at Basel School of Design and moved to Berlin, where Ottolinger was created.   The two found similarities in their approach to life and design. Ottolinger became a form of expression for the designers, where experimenting with fabrics and techniques became the signature. We have recently welcomed the brand into the Archives home with open arms, as it is an extension of what we strive to offer: the new and unexpected. Regardless...

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