Lifestyle & Parenting

what’s in store

December 4, 2008

Band-Aids, batteries and a bottle of Pepto are what you might expect of
the gift store at a cheap and cheerful chain. But hip hotels have upped
the ante, selling anything from limited-edition runners and sleek Leica
cameras to designer duds for your dog.

Take our very own Drake Hotel. The
General Store
, stacked with weird and wonderful curiosities, is just
what youd wish for if you were a visitor hoping to score some unusual
finds on your travels.

Pick up some classic Canadiana, like a cozy Hudson Bay Throw, a vintage
key chain or a cheeky colouring book by local artist Mallory Diaczun

Jewellery from NYCs In God We Trust ($60-$100), Malin+Goetz unisex
apothecary products (Essential Travel Kit $42), and ultra-soft tees from
local label Shared (two pack for $50) are also up for grabs.

Drake Hotel General Store, 1144 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-531-5042



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